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.
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
This is the third article in my 21 day blogging marathon. It is not quite as polished, as it could be. Join the marathon by adding meaningful comments all the way! I got myself a Mercury MW3030R router from China a couple of weeks ago. It’s a dual band router, which can actually reach speeds… Read More Translating Chinese router’s UI
This is the second article in my 21 day blogging marathon. It is not quite as polished, as it could be. Join the marathon by adding meaningful comments all the way! I use a quite old, and battered Acer laptop with an I5 2nd generation processor and a “feeble” 8GB memory, for my personal projects.… Read More Android debug on Ubuntu – emulator and alternatives
It has been quite a long time, since I started blogging. It’s been going on and off for a long time, writing posts for various reasons, like about sharing experiences in solving non-trivial issues, starting up new projects, getting some practice in presenting my ideas in writing (AKA bullshit generator), or whenever I had way… Read More Blogging challenge