It has been a while since I last time wrote a post here, hence I wanted to update you on what is happening with the website (why the lack of activity) and what’s new in my life. And there is plenty! Continue reading “E4developer, Facebook, chess and life in 2020”
These blog posts focus on my personal life. These are the things that I want to share with you that are not strictly related to microservices or software development advice.
AWS Solution Architect Pro, Good Habits and Blogging
I have been posting a little bit less recently. In some ways, it is easier to write two blog posts a week than one blog post once in a while. I have recently read the book titled “Atomic Habit” that motivated me to fix this state of affairs! Continue reading “AWS Solution Architect Pro, Good Habits and Blogging”
You should learn multiple programming languages
“The Journey to DevOps” – my first white paper
I am quite excited to share with you “The Journey to DevOps” (announcement and the download link here), the first white paper that I have published with my company Scott Logic. Continue reading ““The Journey to DevOps” – my first white paper”
Alexa, say a Happy New Year!
Happy New Year to all my readers! I hope you missed these blog posts at least a little bit. I had a good rest during the festive period and feel ready to start writing and hacking again. In this article, I want to tell you about my most recent fascination- programming for Alexa (Echo) enabled devices.Continue reading “Alexa, say a Happy New Year!”
I wrote 100 blog posts in 2018 – how it went and what’s next?
I wanted to write 2 blog posts a week in 2018, which would result in at least 100 blog posts in a year… This is the number 100! I could not be happier! In this centenary blog post, I look back at the journey that took me here. I will also share with you some of the ideas for this blog in 2019.Continue reading “I wrote 100 blog posts in 2018 – how it went and what’s next?”
Audiobooks – a secret weapon of a busy software developer
I have blogged about my road to productivity recently. I received a comment there from one of my readers asking me if I have a secret weapon that helped me be so productive. While I don’t have a secret weapon strictly for productivity, I realised that I have a secret weapon (or two) for learning. That weapon is simply… Audiobooks! Continue reading “Audiobooks – a secret weapon of a busy software developer”
My road to productivity – start finishing and producing
Being productive and motivated- who wouldn’t want that? I used to think that some people are just born more motivated, that some people simply are this way. “The War of Art” is an eye-opening book. I think that if I have never read it- it is unlikely that I would manage to write two articles a week for this blog ever since starting in January 2018. Here is a short story on my road to productivity. Continue reading “My road to productivity – start finishing and producing”
Designing an Object Oriented Chess Engine in Java
I love playing chess. I also love programming. How to marry the two? How about playing chess against a chess engine (chess playing program) that I have designed and wrote? If you are intrigued- read on! This is the first blog post in the series about building my chess engine in Java. Continue reading “Designing an Object Oriented Chess Engine in Java”
My favourite Software Development Quotes
“All problems in computer science can be solved by another level of indirection” – David Wheeler. In this article, I look at my favourite quotes relating to software development and what we can learn from them. Continue reading “My favourite Software Development Quotes”