I guess my first piece of advice to coding C++11 is to always read the Standard Library documentation. Especially the Algorithms of the STL. Many complex algorithms, especially those that require loops, can be reduced to just a few lines of non-loop code. But an even more basic benefit is to never rely on remembering what anything is supposed to do. Just browsing the algorithms and rereading the specifications of those algorithms can often lead to ingenious ways to combine algorithms.