TipsAndTricks

Bug fixes and Defensive Programming

Hi dear reader, I'm Xavier Jouvenot and in this article, we are going to talk about we should add assertion each time we correct a bug. This post was inspired by a rule from the first chapter of Code Craft, by Pete Goodliffe, on Defensive programming. Small Recap on Defensive Programming For those who have… Lire la suite Bug fixes and Defensive Programming

TipsAndTricks

Memory Management and RAII

Hi dear reader, I'm Xavier Jouvenot and in this article, we are going to talk about Memory Management, more specifically in C++, even if the concept can be extended to other languages. This post was inspired by a rule from the first chapter of Code Craft, by Pete Goodliffe, on Defensive programming Why should you… Lire la suite Memory Management and RAII

Code Craft

The Power Of Naming – Code Craft

Hi dear reader, I'm Xavier Jouvenot and this is the third article about Code Craft, by Pete Goodliffe. If you want, you can look at the previous article about 'Coding Standard', and you can find book here. The chapter we will treat today, is named 'What's In A Name - Giving Meaningful Things Meaningful Names'.… Lire la suite The Power Of Naming – Code Craft

Code Craft

Coding Standard – Code Craft

Hi dear reader, I'm Xavier Jouvenot and this is the second article about Code Craft, by Pete Goodliffe. If you want, you can look at the previous article about 'Defensive Programming', and you can find book here. The chapter we will treat today, is named 'The Best Laid Plans - The Layout and Presentation of… Lire la suite Coding Standard – Code Craft

TipsAndTricks

To const or not to const

Hi dear reader, I'm Xavier Jouvenot and in this article, we are going to talk about const-correctness, about when and why you should use const keyword. This post was inspired by a rule from the first chapter of Code Craft, by Pete Goodliffe, on Defensive programming. The Const-correctness Principle To define what const-correctness is, we… Lire la suite To const or not to const

How to

How can you check type limits in C++ ? And create your own limits 😉

Hi dear reader, I'm Xavier Jouvenot and in this article, we are going to talk about how to check type limits in c++. This post was inspired by a rule from the first chapter of Code Craft, by Pete Goodliffe, on Defensive programming. Why check type limits ? Let's start by talking about why and… Lire la suite How can you check type limits in C++ ? And create your own limits 😉

Code Craft

Defensive programming – Code Craft

Hi dear reader, I'm Xavier Jouvenot and this is the first article about Code Craft, by Pete Goodliffe. This article is the first of a series in which I will go through this book. It will make me improve as a software developer by resuming it to you, and make you learn about the subject… Lire la suite Defensive programming – Code Craft

Self Improvement

Learning a new language by creating new habits #100DaysofX

Hi dear reader, Xavier here. A few months, I stumbled on the twitter of 100 Days of X. I already have seen some people doing the 100 Days of Code on Twitter, or on Dev.to, but at the time, I've always scrolled away without looking in details. But during an afternoon, being a little too… Lire la suite Learning a new language by creating new habits #100DaysofX

AdventOfCode

Advent Of Code – Like a GIF For Your Yard – Puzzle 18

Hello ! I'm Xavier Jouvenot and here is the part eighteenth of a long series on Advent Of Code. You can find the previous part here For this new post, we are going to solve the problem from the 18th December 2015, named "Like a GIF For Your Yard". The solution I will propose in… Lire la suite Advent Of Code – Like a GIF For Your Yard – Puzzle 18

Formatting

Formatting Cpp, C, Javascript And Other Stuff

Hello dear reader, if you ever came to this article wondering if you should format your code, you can stop reading right now, and go check my other post on that topic. But if you are convinced that code should be formatted, and automatically formatted, first of all welcome 🙂 this post is made for… Lire la suite Formatting Cpp, C, Javascript And Other Stuff