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How to Screen Good Developers

As part of our expansion I recently spent time again meeting and interviewing potential new recruits, which re-struck the question I’ve been asking myself for a long time: what are the key factors that differentiate a truly brilliant developer from the rest of the pack?

A long time ago I stopped crediting candidates based on their […]

Bye Bye cmd.exe

With the recent years’ explosion of open source frameworks and wealth of new and brilliant platforms and tools, CLI (command line interface) has gained significant traction on Windows operating system, which was traditionally primarily associated with GUI tools, as opposed to Unix/Linux platforms for example where command line was the king.

Hand in hand with this […]

What’s Wrong With Template Engines?

A Solution Looking For a Problem
I’ve recently came across few articles explaining how we can get Laravel’s Blade and Angular.js to work together.

For those unfamiliar with the terms, Laravel is a rising star PHP web application framework and Blade is its template engine responsible for meshing up web page templates with data models to render […]

Should We Wait for Angular 2.0?

We hear this question over and over from clients wanting to replace their front-end technology with Angular, but are confused whether the time is right or perhaps they should wait for Angular 2.0.

This question would never have been an issue if Angular 2.0 was backward compatible, unfortunately this is not the case and the upcoming version […]