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Boyd: The Fighter Pilot Who Changed the Art of War by Robert Coram

I found this book in the monthly reading list I receive from Ryan Holiday. I was not sure what the biography of a fighter pilot would offer to me, but the subtitle of the book is The Fighter Pilot ...

How much revenue do you generate?

“… and gentlemen, these results are not just extraordinary because we - in this department - have experienced unprecedented growth in our corporation, but we have also achieved these results wit...

const and smart pointers

What does const have to do with smart pointers? There are two ways to approach this. One way is to simply consider that smart pointers are effectively pointers. As such, either they can be const, ...

Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time by Jeff Sutherland

I recently read Clean Agile by Uncle Bob and probably that’s why my Kindle recommended me to read Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time on Agile by another founder of the Agile Ma...

The big STL Algorithms tutorial: set operations

In this next part of the big STL algorithm tutorial, we are going to talk about set operations on sorted ranges: includes set_difference set_intersection set_symmetric_difference set_u...

2 ways to use static with functions in C++

I’ve been doing a code review lately and I saw the following piece of code (I anonymized it) in a .cpp file: static bool isWineColour(const std::string& iWineCoulour) { static const std::arr...

The Richest Man in Babylon by George S Clason

The Richest Man in Babylon was first published in 1926, almost one hundred years ago. We might think about it as the father of all modern personal finance advice books. Especially if we consider ...

Always the Buyer

Always the Buyer is the title of another free e-book of Dan Sullivan (I recently reviewed The 4C’s formula). But this article now is not a book review. I haven’t read the book - yet. Benjamin P Ha...

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...