We just rounded up the internships for the first half of 2014. We are very proud to announce that once again, one of the interns graduated with a 9. Here’s the complete list and the story for each assignment: Continue reading
For a while I have been wrestling with Maven in the release:prepare release:perform cycle. The problem: Maven builds the right release in the target directory, but uploads a SNAPSHOT to Nexus or Artifactory. This apparently has something to do with newer versions of git (I’m on 2.0.1). Just in case you run into the same problem, here’s what worked for me: Continue reading
Your main task as developer is shipping software. If you suffer from distractions that keep you from it (like I do) it’s good to make a list. It’s not unthinkable that you find yourself to be on top of that list. Continue reading
If you are outsourcing your software development you must think about the ownership of the code. Every country has it’s own legislation about this, but often the ownership defaults to the author by means of copyright laws, hence the contractor. This is not good for a customer. Continue reading
There are two types of great developers.
The first type is inimitable in what he/she does. You can’t keep up with the speed of his work. He writes thousands of lines of quality code where others write 10. Or he writes 10 lines of code where others need a thousand. Continue reading
Software is not just about development. It’s about getting ready to ship. If you’re not developing with shipping in mind, you’re doing it wrong. What do you need to ship? Continue reading
Our infra will have a big upgrade next week. At this very moment the latest issues are being addressed and we will start rolling with a new virtualization setup! But why invest in hardware at a time where cloud / iaas / paas providers are popping up like mushrooms?
We just started a new project and concluded on the (build) stack in just under five minutes. Only for that fact I will share it with the world: Continue reading
If you just don’t want to go with Mongo you have a point. Everybody is doing it. It’s Mongo all over the place. And how do you know it’s the best choice, if you haven’t used anything else? Continue reading