Old dogs and new technologies

This is the tenth article in the attempt to form a blogging habit

They say you cannot teach old dogs new tricks. It has been proven wrong many times, but the idea is, that once you have your own ways, it’s hard to deviate from them.

Last summer I had plenty of time for experimentation. I’ve also had an old development idea I wanted to take on the road for some time. As I was very much stuck in the world of the Java enterprise, I decided to give the “new age” methodologies/technologies a go. I’ll summarize the stages I’ve taken to learn, create and refactor the architecture to it’s current, still non-final stage.

tl;dr

Experimenting with various ideas is always worth it, even if you end up where you started with.

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Enterprise Architects in Hungary

This is the fourth post in my attempt to start a blogging habit.

The last couple of months, I’ve been looking for a new position, after a short sabbatical leave. In these months I’ve realized, how underdeveloped the state of enterprise architecture is in Hungary.

In this article, I’ll try to summarize my thoughts about the benefits of having a consistent enterprise architecture for a company, and the reason this position is not sought for in most Hungarian companies.

tl;dr

Enterprise Architecture is not applicable for most companies. Only independent, prosperous, complex and on top of that mature organizations develop the need to establish such a role.

There are so few of them, it makes it virtually impossible to find a job there.

I should have studied to work in a bakery.

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