About the Author
Bartłomiej (Bartek) Filipek is a C++ software developer with more than 12 years of professional experience. In 2010 he graduated from Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland, with a master’s degree in computer science. Bartek currently works at Xara, where he develops features for advanced document editors. He also has experience with desktop graphics applications, game development, large-scale systems for aviation, writing graphics drivers and even biofeedback. In the past, Bartek has also taught programming (mostly game and graphics programming courses) at local universities in Cracow. Since 2011 Bartek has been regularly blogging at bfilipek.com. Initially, the topics revolved around graphics programming, but now the blog focuses on core C++. He’s also a coorganizer of the C++ User Group in Cracow. You can hear Bartek in one @CppCast episode where he talks about C++17, blogging and text processing. Since October 2018, Bartek has been a C++ expert for the Polish National Body, which works directly with ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 22 (C++ Standardisation Committee). In the same month, Bartek was awarded his first MVP title for the years 2019-2020 by Microsoft. In his spare time, he loves collecting and assembling Lego models with his young son.