This year I’m planning to run a one-day workshop at a couple of software
development conferences and privately for IT shops. The goal is to introduce
developing in classical object-oriented languages like Java, C++ or C#. Below
is the outline of this workshop.
Functions, Objects, Prototypal Inheritance,Closures Using Chrome Developer
selected ECMAScript 6 features.
Part 2. Designing Single-Page Web Applications
Web app prototyping. Designing a Product page of an online auction using Pure
Product page for smart phones and tablets by adding CSS Media Queries. Our
Product page will look like this. Single-Page Ap... (more)
Recently I wrote a blog showing how to use the WebSocket protocol to push the
same code on the server, but the client will be written in Dart. For this
example I was using GlassFish 4.1 server, and IntelliJ IDEA 14.1 with
installed Dart plugin. I also have Dart 1.9.1 SDK. My goal was to create one
Web application deployable module that would contain both Java and Dart code.
I’ll be brief assuming the the reader has some familiarity with IntelliJ
IDEA IDE and the structure of Dart projects. Repeating the same e... (more)
Why I Rejected a LinkedIn-Originated Offer of 10 Million Euros
LinkedIn is a popular social network for connecting professionals, and I have
an account there. Every day I get an invite to connect with someone.
Typically I ignore these invites unless I know the person. But I’ve never
received invites to connect from a chair of board of directors of a bank.
Till yesterday. So I’ve accepted the invite.
Then I’ve received an LinkedIn email from this woman stating that she had
a business proposition for me, and if I was interested, she was ready to
explain. She also provided her emai... (more)
I’m wondering if these developers do this on purpose or they are just
random people in our profession? I was trying to sign up at this Web site.
Had to enter my email and pick a password, which I did. Nobody warned me that
the password had to be 8 characters until I pressed the submit button. Then
the new window popped up:
Just take a look and try to recreate the line of thinking of the developer of
this piece of art:
“I need to let the user enter the password that’s at least 8 characters
long. So I’ll hide in the bushes and will quietly wait till the user will
make a mistake ... (more)
This morning I got the following email from a Java developer: “It seems you
are doing less Java and more web development every year.” This got me
thinking, and I decided to write this blog.
Am I still a Java developer after 17 years of using this language? I
certainly am. But in today’s world using just one programming language is
almost impossible unless you’re willing to limit yourself to the
server-side development. I’m not saying this is bad – it’s a huge field
for never ending self-education and research. Even from the career
perspective becoming an expert in a specific Jav... (more)