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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...

Soft Skills: The Software Developer's Life Manual (Second edition) by John Sonmez

This is the second edition of the book and it was promised to include some important updates. As I liked the first edition and I could it get from Amazon for less than 10 Euros, I gave it a try. I...

C++ Concepts and logical operators

In February and March, most of my posts were about C++ concepts and now I’m amending it with a new article. Why is this new post on concepts? Because I had a misconception. Better to say, I didn...

Another 5 great productivity tips for working from home!

Last week I shared with you 5 productivity tips for working from home. I hope you didn’t take them too seriously. Who doesn’t need some laugh especially in difficult times? Now let me share what I...

5 great productivity tips for working from home!

It’s still pandemic time and most of us are working from home. Let me share with you my best pieces of advice to make your remote experience as productive as possible! Don’t let your goals constra...

What kind of developer are you?

I’ve seen this video recently by Clément Mihailescu the guy who created AlgoExpert. No, this video is not about algorithms. It’s about the 4+1 different kind of developers he identified during his ...

How to Talk so Little Kids Will Listen by Joanna Faber and Julie King

I just finished filling up my kindle with books enough probably for the whole year based on the recommendations of Naval Ravikant, when I ran into this book. Often, I find it difficult at home wit...

How to use type traits?

As a spin-off of the concepts series, I delved into the world of type traits and last week we started to discuss what type traits are and how they are implemented. As I prefer to keep my articles...

What are type traits?

Let’s start with a more generic question, what is a trait? What does the word trait mean? According to the Cambridge Dictionary, a trait is “a particular characteristic that can produce a particu...

C++ 20: Get the details by Rainer Grimm

I could say that I picked C++ 20: Get the details up because I wanted to learn about the latest version of C++. I wouldn’t lie if I said so, but truth be told I was already an avid reader of Modern...