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The big STL Algorithms tutorial: merge and inplace_merge

In this next part of the big STL algorithm tutorial, we are going to talk about two operations merge on sorted ranges: merge inplace_merge merge std::merge takes two sorted input ranges, ...

The 4 C's formula by Dan Sullivan

I rarely review shortish free e-books, but when I thought about it, I realized there is no real reason behind. In fact, is that a problem that a book is shorter than a 100 pages? Value should not b...

Multiple destructors with C++ concepts

We probably all learnt that one cannot overload the destructor. Hence I write about “the” destructor and a destructor… After all, it has no return type and it doesn’t take parameters. It’s also not...

3 ways to prevent micro-burnouts

I’ve been proposing some topics for a person I’m mentoring and one was “productivity/motivation”. She immediately became quite excited about the idea, so I asked what is going on. She told me that...

C++ Best Practices by Jason Turner

This is a book that I’ve been waiting for to finally read for a long time. I could have bought it, but I decided that it’ll be the first book that I buy from the royalties I earned with How to use ...

Different ways to achieve SFINAE

Life is a chain of opportunities. Each task you take on will lead you to more doors hiding other opportunities. Some are worth opening, some are not. Proofreading C++20: Get the Details by Rainer...

Live like a monk - the key to success

Don’t get me wrong, I’m not particularly successful. If I look around I see prettier, richer, more popular people. People who rose more in the company ranks, people who write better code, who can c...

The Big Leap: Conquer Your Hidden Fear and Take Life to the Next Level by Gay Hendricks

The Big Leap! Who doesn’t want to take the big leap? I bet there are many. Stepping up always involve some risks and humans, in general, are more afraid of loss and therefore they are more risk-ave...

The big STL Algorithms tutorial: binary_search et al.

In this next part of the big STL algorithm tutorial, we cover the binary search operations. I use plural because there isn’t simply std::binary_search available for us, but other algorithms as well...

3 types of people in software development without skin in the game

I read the really valuable Skin in the game, by Nassim Taleb a few months ago. If you haven’t read it yet, you might ask who are people without skin in the game? There are people who take no rea...