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The big STL Algorithms tutorial: comparison operations

In this next part of the big STL algorithm tutorial, we are going to talk about three comparison operations: equal lexicographical_compare lexicographical_compare_three_way equal std::e...

Top 6+1 responsibilities of a developer

I took one of my usual weekend power walks and I was listening to motivational speeches. Like I usually do during the first half of these 10km walks. What I heard strongly resonated with me. “You...

The Unicorn Project by Gene Kim

The Phoenix Project was a novel on the DevOps transformation of an imaginary company from the perspective of the new VP of IT Operations. The The Unicorn Project is a novel about the same transform...

Do we correctly calculate min and max?

This article is inspired by Walter E Brown’s talk at the Italian C++ Conference 2021: Extrema: Correctly calculating min and max. Walter brought up several issues with these algorithms starting f...

The big STL Algorithms tutorial: Minimum/maximum operations

In this next part of the big STL algorithm tutorial, we are going to talk about minimum and maximum operations: max max_element min min_element minmax minmax_element clamp max / ...

The Phoenix Project by Gene Kim

The Phoenix Project is a fantastic book that is both a professional book aiming to guide teams and “a novel about IT, DevOps, and how to help your business win”. It’s written in a style I love th...

OODA loop: The blueprint of our decision making

If you’re following my articles, you probably have a vague idea of what the OODA loop is. First, I used the term in the review of Jeff Sutherland’s book on Scrum. Sutherland was a fighter pilot a...

const rvalue references

Recently I facilitated a workshop at C++OnSea. It went well, but there was one topic that I couldn’t deliver as well as I wanted. You might have guessed it right, it was about const rvalue referenc...

Stand up for yourself and for your values

As you might know, I’m writing a book, its working title is “The Seniority Trap”. From time to time, I’ll post some parts of it, before it gets released. If you are interested in the updates, pleas...

Patterns of Conflict: Understand blitzkrieg with 4 German words

I shared recently a book review with you. It was about the biography of Colonel John Boyd. In case you haven’t heard about him, he was a fighter pilot, an engineer who changed how aircrafts are des...