How to use modifiers effectively | private, public and more

In most object-oriented programming languages you’ll encounter the keywords like, public,private, protected or other. These so-called access level modifiers, or just modifiers for short, allow programmers to determine which other classes can access an attribute or method. Why use Modifiers Modifiers allow you to structure the code more properly by using some of OOP’s pillars, which are encapsulation and information hiding. Classes outside of the one you’re programming don’t necessarily need to know what attributes and Read more…

Software Design Patterns | My most used

Software Design Patterns can make the live of a software engineer much easier. They help solve problems that have been encountered numerous times and have been solved. In this article I’ll show you the ones I use or like the most and how to apply them. Why use Software Design Patterns As mentioned at the beginning, they make your life easy, because they solve often encountered problems in an easy way. It’s like using the Read more…

Top 3 books I read this year

We all know that reading is good for you, but what should you read? I’ll tell you my favorite books that I read this year. This wont be a list of technical books, but rather of books I find interesting. Thinking, fast and slow Buy here. An interesting book about the human mind and how we take decisions. It explains in a understandable way, why we’re not as free as we think, but rather influenced Read more…

How secure is my password | 5 tips for secure passwords

In 2019 attackers have breached and leaked over 500 Million passwords from the Facebook database alone, and there are even more from other sites. While you can’t prevent that your data will be leaked in a future breach, you can prevent that your password gets hacked by making a secure password. Most websites store your password in a hashed way. This means an attacker needs to brute force or crack it by other means. If Read more…