I just ventilated some of the frustration about lazy and worthless recruiters in a previous article. To prove a point, today I’ve received the emblematic call, where the caller committed so many of the annoying mistakes, I was not even annoyed by it, it was amazing! (Sorry about misusing the meme)… Read More How to commit annoying mistakes in a cold call
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.
This article will show how the architecture of such a small project evolved from complex to even more complex stages, to reach a very simple final state.… Read More Old dogs and new technologies
In the past days, as part of an attempt to form a blogging habit, I have posted eight articles on various topics. So far it was quite easy, as I was rolling a few ideas ahead of me, for a while. It is becoming increasingly difficult, as time goes by.
This post will summarize the experience so far.… Read More Thoughts on blogging after the first week
Since the demand for engineers is increases, it also increases the demand for recruiters to try to fill these positions. Recruitment is a profession unlike another, it takes years of experience, deep knowledge of the human psychology, and requires the understanding of the field as well. Unfortunately it’s not only the best qualified professionals, who fill up the recruiter positions…… Read More Archetypes of IT recruiters
Starting up your GTD system in Freeplane is quite easy, all you need is an inbox, a place to put your projects to, a place to put the items for review, and optionally a place to place your archive tasks.
To simplify it even more, the new release now contains simple template to get you started.… Read More Template to get you started with Freeplane GTD
This is the sixth post in my attempt to start a blogging habit. When you mail order something really cheap from China, you must prepare to make compromises, or even some modifications. That was the case with this HDMI to VGA converter as well.
Thanks to Miguel Molina’s translation efforts, the add-on is now available in Spanish! As usual the add-on is available on the release site, or on GitHub. You can use this direct link to download the add-on.
I really hated having to switch languages, when I switched to writing from Hungarian and English. Many times I was writing mail, or working on an article in English, when a Hangouts message popped up where I had all my words underlined by the English spellchecker. Finally after over a year in progress, guys at Google… Read More Google chrome finally supports multi-lingual spell checking
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… Read More Enterprise Architects in Hungary
Freeplane add-ons can have a properly designed internationalization mechanisms, that change the text according to your language settings. Unfortunately this will also show the [translate me] for all unsupported languages. It’s only a few minutes to do your translation if you want to get rid of that annoying message!