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The Legacy Code Programmer's Toolbox by Jonathan Boccara

The Legacy Code Programmer’s Toolbox is the quite fresh e-book of Jonathan Boccara, the person behind Fluent C++. Not surprisingly it’s about how to attack legacy code. The author gives practical ...

The big STL Algorithms tutorial: modifying sequence operations - move and swap

In this next part of the big STL algorithm tutorial, we will discover some of modifying sequence operations who involve either move or swap: move move_backward swap swap_ranges iter_swa...

What's wrong with this person?! No! What's wrong with you?

There is an e-mail from the Daily Stoic I go back to read frequently. I try to go back to it every time someone irritates me - so quite frequently. In that mail there is a quote from Anthony de Mel...

Drive: The Surprising Truth What Motivates by Daniel H. Pink

In his book called Drive: The Surprising Truth What Motivates us the author Daniel H. Pink leads us through the history of motivating people starting from what he calls Motivation 1.0 up to release...

The dead singleton and three ways to overcome it

Oh, singletons… We can’t live with them, we can’t live without them. I remember that in my first team there was a guy with a very bright mind, but he was not yet mature enough just after the unive...

Why clean code is not the norm?

Why is it that #CleanCode is still the exception and not the norm in so many companies? A very interesting question from Marcus Biel, who was the Director of Developer Experience at RedHat at that...

Never split the difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It by Christopher Voss

Never split the difference is a great book on negotiations by a former international hostage negotiator from FBI. Christopher Voss shows us through various stories how and why hostage negotiation s...

The big STL Algorithms tutorial: modifying sequence operations - copy et al.

In this next part of the big STL algorithm tutorial, we will discover all the modifying sequence operations whose name start with copy: copy copy_n copy_if copy_backward copy There is...

Forty and still a dev?

I’m a regular attendee of the Riviera Software Craftsmanship Meetup. It’s so good to listen to fresh ideas. And of course, to have a good craft beer ;) I always get some inspiration as a takeaway....

Driving Technical Change by Terrence Ryan

If you don’t have initiatives, if you don’t like to nor want to change the status quo, if you don’t believe that you can or should have an impact this is not your book. Driving Technical Change i...