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The best 9 books I read in 2020

There is barely any day for me without reading a book. And days I when I miss reading, it feels bad. It feels like my mind is hungry. Reading is as important as eating. When you eat you feed your b...

The big STL Algorithms tutorial: modifying sequence operations - rotate functions

In this next part of the big STL algorithm tutorial, we will finish the episodes on modifying sequence operations by three functions involving randomicity. random_shuffle shuffle sample ...

Read to boost your career!

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...

The most important git practice

What do you think the most important git practice is? What is a practice? But before you answer it, tell me what a practice is? How do you define the most valuable practices? What characteristics...

Emergent Design: The Evolutionary Nature of Professional Software Development by Scott Bain

Emergent Design was published in 2008, but even after 12 years, I still found it extremely relevant in 2020. In the first part of the book, the author Scott Bain discusses about software developmen...

When to use const in C++? Part IV: parameters

Just make everything const that you can! That’s the bare minimum you could do for your compiler! This is a piece of advice, many senior developers tend to repeat to juniors, while so often even th...

12 Rules for Life - An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan Peterson

Human lives are built around rules for millennia. You can think about ten commandments to start with, the laws of Hammurabi and in fact all the laws, rules and regulations we have ever had to follo...

When to use const in C++? Part III: return types

Just make everything const that you can! That’s the bare minimum you could do for your compiler! This is a piece of advice, many senior developers tend to repeat to juniors, while so often even th...

What do you want from a job, that is the question

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...

When to use const in C++? Part II: member variables

Just make everything const that you can! That’s the bare minimum you could do for your compiler! This is a piece of advice, many senior developers tend to repeat to juniors, while so often even th...