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Passion leads to specialization!

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 big STL Algorithms tutorial: partitioning operations

In this next part of the big STL algorithm tutorial, we cover the partitioning operations - except for ranges which will be covered in a different series. is_partitioned partition partitio...

Awaken the giant within by Tony Robbins

When I decided to read Awken the Giant Within, I was a bit surprised. I thought it’s much newer, but in fact, it’s from the very beginning of the 1990s. It doesn’t make it less relevant and this bo...

Three ways to use the = delete specifier in C++

In this post, we will discover the three different ways you could use the delete specifier in C++. We are going to see how you can disallow an object from being copied you can limit what kind ...

2020: A year of changes and great results, can't wait for the next one!

It’s the very end of 2020 and it’s time to review what happened this year, what I achieved, where I failed and what I am going to do next year. I make it public for better accountability and maybe ...

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...and Others Don't by Jim Collins

The first thing that is important to clarify about this book is that it’s not about self-development. It’s not about how to become better as an individual. It’s about companies. This book is the su...

What is virtual inheritance in C++ and when should you use it?

When we start coding in an object-oriented programming language we often think that it’s about building nice inheritance hierarchies. So we do. A bit later we learn that we should rather use compos...

Santa's Christmas Wishlist

Christmas is coming, and I created a small coding exercise for you that focuses on Object-Oriented Design and delivering presents every to child! The code kata is called Santas’s Christmas Wishlis...

A story of nasty a bug: AWS DynamoDB UI special character escaping

Recently, I’ve built Daily C++ Interview and since the beginning, I kept something important in mind. I need to provide value, and I don’t need a perfect implementation for that. I don’t need to au...

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...