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C++23: Narrowing contextual conversions to bool

In the previous article discussing new language features of C++23, we discussed if consteval. Today, we’ll slightly discuss if constexpr and also static_assert. Andrzej Krzemieński proposed a paper...

The Evolution of Cooperation by Robert Axelrod

How to maximize the benefits of cooperation? Is it better to cooperate with others or to defect? How to decide? How to react when you’re a good person but you’re taken advantage of? Can we avoid es...

Smart pointers and their deleters

Bjarne Stroustrup, the father of C++ once said that “C makes it easy to shoot yourself in the foot; C++ makes it harder, but when you do it blows your whole leg off.” Why did he say so? What makes...

C++23: Consteval if to make compile time programming easier

Let’s continue our exploration of C++23 features! This week we discuss how to call consteval functions from not explicitly constant evaluated ones. This paper, this new feature is also a good exam...

C++23: Literal suffix for (signed) size_t

Let’s continue our exploration of C++23 features! This week we discuss the extended language support for literal suffixes. What is a literal suffix? Literals can have an optional suffix which ind...

The Tech Resume Inside Out by Gergely Orosz

I’ve been interested in how to write a good resume. Both because I keep one up to date and also because I saw a few ones recently as I helped my managers with technical interviews. I definitely saw...

C++ basics: scopes, linkage, names

First, I learnt C++ at university, but I better not count it. Then I first started to work with it 9 years ago. My employer booked a 5-day-training only for me. Those were good, generous times. But...

Tipi, a new solution to build C++ projects easier

In this article, I’d like to share an initial review of Tipi, a C++ related cloud service. For your information, there might be a future collaboration between me and Tipi, but this article is not s...

Make declaration order layout mandated

We are soon reaching the middle of 2022 and as such we are getting closer and closer to C++23. I plan to show you more and more new features and fixes from the coming version. The first one was ded...

The Goal: A Process Of Ongoing Improvement by Eliyahu M. Goldratt

When a few months ago I read The Phoenix Project and The Unicorn Project, I learned that they are the modern IT-era reincarnations of The Goal. It was written in a similar style in 1984, but it was...