Practice architecture in motion - infuse it into code while it is being built, don't make it a separate phase.
Taking human nature into account, rolling with the imperfections of reality, expecting and preparing for the worst pays off tenfold once the projects get serious - Pessimism as a Service in a nutshell.
I am moving on to Cloud Data Analytics. If you are in Toronto and like areas such as Node.js micro-services, front-end Web UIs, REST APIs, come and join me.
There are many worthy ideas in the Spotify engineering model. Some of them are a refinement of the matrixed models from the past. Most can be used without all the gaming jargon.
Any attempts at nano-services, trying to deploy micro-services manually, using them because they are trendy without real need, or re-using them between multiple systems will result in a disappointment we don’t really need at the moment.
Whether you are a guy at a reclaimed wood desk overlooking San Francisco's Mission district, or a girl in Africa at a reclaimed computer in a school built by a humanitarian mission, we are approaching the time when what we will only be limited by our creativity, and by our ability to dream and build great apps.
Wow, has it been a year already? I am faking surprise, of course, because WordPress has notified me well ahead of time that I need to renew my dejanglozic.com domain. So in actuality I said 'wow, will it soon be a year of me blogging'. Nevertheless, the sentiment is genuine. It may be worthwhile to... Continue Reading →
In India, we don't call it "Indian food'. We just call it "food". Rajesh Koothrappali, "The Big Bang Theory" It was always hard for me to make choices. In the archetypical classification of 'satisficers' and 'maximizers', I definitely fall into the latter camp. I research ad nauseum, read reviews, measure carefully, take everything into account, and... Continue Reading →
My daughter is 14. Like her father, she loves and plays music. As with all the restless teens, sitting through multiple hours of Grammys 2014 was a non-starter. Therefore, she installed me as her push notification service. My role was to sit on the sofa (iPad in hand - I am not crazy to just watch TV for... Continue Reading →