Although C++ is an old programming language, its Standard Library misses a few basic things. Features that Java or .NET had for years were/are not available in STL. With C++17, there’s a nice improvement: for example, we now have the standard filesystem!
Traversing a path, even recursively is so simple now!
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You know A Book Apart! They’ve published all kinds of iconic books in our field. They are short and to the point. The kind of book you can read in a single flight.
I wrote on not so long ago called Practical SVG. Fortunately for us both, SVG isn’t the most fast-moving technology out there, so reading this book now and using what you learn is just as useful now as it ever …
A Book Apart is a post from CSS-Tricks
When working on an article about user-centered web development I ended up exploring a bit more the topic of consistency in code. Consistency is one of the key reasons why we need coding guidelines and also a factor for code quality. Interestingly enough, so I noted, there are three levels of consistency: individual, collective, and institutional.
Level 1: Individual Consistency
At a basic level, when there’s little standardization in our organization (or when we simply work alone), consistency simply …
How to Write Better Code: The 3 Levels of Code Consistency is a post from CSS-Tricks