Development Tools

How To Keep Your Servers Running 24/7/365

Developing back-end services is today part of every serious developer’s work, and there are unlimited options for developing them – using different programming languages, paradigms tools and frameworks.

One big challenge is making sure our services are up and running at all times, that we have enough free space on our drives for running smoothly, restarting services when new versions are deployed […]

By |March 15th, 2016|Development Tools, Devops, Server Side|0 Comments

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Developers

On my last post I talked about the approach I’m taking towards testing candidates for development positions, which for me has been working like a charm yielding excellent assignments.

Today I’d like to discuss a tangent subject which I’ve been meaning to write about for a long time, that touches the seven characteristic of truly effective developers. […]

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 […]