algorithms and the KISS principle

You’ve probably heard about the rule to prefer standard algorithms over raw for loops. The major reason is that those algorithms say what is happening in the name and encapsulate […]

Today, I am happy to announce a guest post by Andrey Karpov about the evil of macros. Andrey is a Microsoft MVP in the “Developer Technologies” category and one of […]

The pImpl idiom is a useful idiom in C++ to reduce compile-time dependencies. Here is a quick overview of what to keep in mind when we implement and use it.

Keep simple data structures simple! There’s no need for artificial pseudo-encapsulation when all you have is a bunch of data.