Old dogs and new technologies

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

Archetypes of IT recruiters

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

Google chrome finally supports multi-lingual spell checking

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