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A Bit of an Adventure - Nelson Parente - Medium
As an engineer, there is nothing more exciting than a problem for which there is still no solution. The search to understand how something works is something that is in the nature of engineers and…
32bit  application  aspnet  configuration  issue 
3 days ago by gilberto5757
The Realities of Being a FOSS Maintainer - Site Feedback - Caddy Community
Author’s note: This is a more intimate look into what it’s like to be a maintainer of popular open source software. This is written by me, personally, and not as a representative of the company. I’m going out on a limb h…
floss  maintainer  experience  problem  issue  organization 
5 weeks ago by gilberto5757
Open Source Software: Here's What They’re Not Telling You
Is open source software REALLY free? If you're considering an open source software as a solution, use this framework before you make a decision.
opensource  software  limit  issue  cms  wordpress 
9 weeks ago by gilberto5757
2019 in Review: 10 AI Failures - SyncedReview - Medium
This is the third Synced year-end compilation of “Artificial Intelligence Failures.” Despite AI’s rapid growth and remarkable achievements, a review of AI failures remains necessary and meaningful…
ai  failure  problem  issue  2019 
december 2019 by gilberto5757
Scheduled Tasks: The Good Way (or: Why You Should Stop Using Crontab)
Managing scheduled tasks is crucial part for most of the advanced software projects out there. At Appwrite, we use background tasks for sending emails, cleaning cache, aggregating stats, creating…
scheduling  cron  crontab  limit  issue  criticism 
december 2019 by gilberto5757
Executives are not comfortable with analytics platforms, and still prefer their spreadsheets | ZDNet
AI and advanced analytic tools are present in most enterprises, but so are data silos and spreadsheets.
spreadsheet  replacement  bigdata  analytics  issue 
november 2019 by gilberto5757
The hollowness of Machine Learning - Galileo Onwards - Medium
Strong critics of Neural Networks/Machine Learning/Deep Learning (all referred to as ML here) have often said that it is fundamentally wrong. Now, the field’s practitioners are beginning to admit as…
ai  machinelearning  limit  issue  ml 
november 2019 by gilberto5757
A low-code platform can do a lot, but it has limits
A low-code platform will speed up application development and let developers focus on the big tasks. But, if you aren't careful, things can and will go wrong.
lowcode  nocode  programming  environment  enterprise  issue  problem  rad 
november 2019 by gilberto5757
What Most Remote Companies Don’t Tell You About Remote Work
The CEO of Doist on isolation, anxiety, and depression in the remote workplace and what we’re doing about it.
remote  home  work  workplace  issue  problem 
october 2019 by gilberto5757
The Truth About Open Offices
There are reasons why they don’t produce the desired interactions.
openspace  office  criticism  issue  problem  workplace 
october 2019 by gilberto5757
Why Relational Databases are not the Cure-All. Strength and Weaknesses.
This post discusses the strengths and weaknesses of relational databases and suggest document-oriented databases like MongoDB as an alternative.
relational  database  rdbms  limit  graph  datastructure  issue 
october 2019 by gilberto5757
The dark side of Big Data : What everyone forgets to mention
The dark side of Big Data : What everyone forgets to mentio
bigdata  manual  work  issue 
september 2019 by gilberto5757
17 Reasons NOT To Be A Manager –
Yesterday we had a super fun meetup here at Intercom in Dublin.  We split up into small discussion groups and talked about things related to managing teams and being a senior individual contributor (IC), and going back and forth throughout your career. One interesting question that came up repeatedly was: "what are some reasons that…
manager  job  issue  problem  programmer 
september 2019 by gilberto5757
How to use Mob Programming at the rescue of Pair Programming burnout | Philippe Bourgau’s Blog
Full-time pair programming is awesome, except that it burns introverts out. Part-time mob programming yields the same benefits but is sustainable. Plus, it is easier to sell to management, works great for remote teams and supports diversity! How to start mob programming? Try a few coding dojos!
mobprogramming  pairprogramming  issue 
september 2019 by gilberto5757
How do we fix the Internet? - The Unpopular Opinions of a Senior Developer - Medium
The real problems with the Internet are a combination of social and technical, both of which have evolved in a symbiotic pairing of evil based on fundamentally bad ideas. Apps are the only option to…
internet  troubleshooting  issue  fix  howto  free  gratis  problem 
august 2019 by gilberto5757
The End of Agile
I knew the end of Agile was coming when we started using hockey sticks.
agile  criticism  issue  limit  bigdata  project 
august 2019 by gilberto5757
Why Does Developing on Kubernetes Suck? | Tilt Blog
Kubernetes has changed the way I operate software. Whole classes of production problems have disappeared–, arguably to be replaced by others. But such is the way of the world. All told I’m happier operating a microservices app today than I was before I started using Kubernetes.
kubernetes  programming  issue  development 
august 2019 by gilberto5757
How Agile Fails in Practice - Sam Redmond - Medium
I think it’s safe to say that every developer has heard of Agile or used it at some point in time in their career. I think that many people, particularly project managers and non-developers, see…
agile  limit  issue  criticism 
august 2019 by gilberto5757
The (not so) hidden cost of sharing code between iOS and Android | Dropbox Tech Blog
Until very recently, Dropbox had a technical strategy on mobile of sharing code between iOS and Android via C++. The idea behind this strategy was simple—write the code once in C++ instead of twice in Java and Objective C.
shared  code  ios  android  limit  issue  programming 
august 2019 by gilberto5757
The Tragedy of UCS-2
Apropos of nothing, I'd like to tell you a tale. It's not an original tale, but it's one of my favorites.
ucs  utf  unicode  encoding  issue 
august 2019 by gilberto5757
Fix JAVA_HOME errors quickly | Invalid directory | Not set or defined | Points to JRE - Coffee Talk: Java, News, Stories and Opinions
If you've run into common JAVA_HOME errors such as JAVA_HOME not found or JAVA_HOME set to an invalid directory, we've got the fix for you with these tips.
javahome  error  issue  troubleshooting 
july 2019 by gilberto5757
IBM mainframes face competitive pressures inside and out
IBM's mainframe may not be as strategic as it once was, as the venerable server comes under increasing pressure from less expensive, cloud-enabled and AI-based alternatives -- and even its own Power servers. But some believe this is just another storm the mainframe will likely weather.
ibm  mainframe  future  issue  power  architecture 
july 2019 by gilberto5757
The Ugly of Event Sourcing–Real-world Production Issues - The Continuous Improver
Event Sourcing is a beautiful solution for high-performance or complex business systems, but you need to be aware that this also introduces challenges most people don’t tell you about. After having dedicated a post on the challenges of dealing with projection migrations and how to optimize that, it is time to talk about some of the problems that can happen in production.
cqrs  eventsourcing  issue  problem 
june 2019 by gilberto5757
Why you should not try to deal with dates manually
When you’re writing a program, you will always have to deal with dates and times at one point of the other.
date  time  management  programming  issue  problem 
june 2019 by gilberto5757
Python's Caduceus syndrome
This year, according to StackOverflow’s annual survey, Python became the second-most beloved programming language (behind Rust, which is the language people most love telling you they’re learning aspirationally.) Python’s meteoric rise is due in part to the web framework Django, which is well-used and has amazing documentation, but mainly due to the
python  evolution  2019  growth  issue 
may 2019 by gilberto5757
Serverless Pitfalls: Issues With Running a Start-up on AWS Lambda
Here at, we’ve made heavy use of AWS Lambda from our product’s inception more than a year ago. In particular, we use the Zappa framework, which makes deploying serverless Python web…
awslambda  serverless  faas  limit  issue  cost 
may 2019 by gilberto5757
You cannot use JavaScript for everything! - Daniele Mte90 Scasciafratte
I am ready to fight but I can cry it without problems: Don't use JavaScript for everything.
javascript  js  criticism  limit  issue  webdev 
may 2019 by gilberto5757
Vertical architecture – Mike’s blog
This article is about a new(ish) way to write software that might become popular in future, but probably not quite yet. It has code, I promise! Way back in the ancient times of 2015 I wrote about why…
nodejs  graalvm  integration  interoperability  article  vertical  architecture  microservice  limit  issue 
april 2019 by gilberto5757
Troubleshooting Common ASP.NET MVC Problems - Papertrail Blog
The Microsoft release of ASP.NET Web Forms had most .NET developers excited for a new framework to replace old Classic ASP scripting.
aspnetmvc  issue  common  problem 
april 2019 by gilberto5757
The 737Max and Why Software Engineers Might Want to Pay Attention
As someone with a bit of a reputation for talking about aviation and software development and operations, I’ve been asked about the 737Max repeatedly over the past week. I’ve been watching this story…
737max  boeing  accident  programming  issue 
march 2019 by gilberto5757
Programmer migration patterns - apenwarr
I made a little flow chart of mainstream programming languages and how
programmers seem to move from one to another.

There's a more common...
programming  language  programmer  migration  issue  problem  opinion 
march 2019 by gilberto5757
Signs that your development process is Agile only on paper — and how to fix it
Agility comes with practice, not putting big words on paper. Using Jira does not make your software development process agile. Saying we do “scrum” is not being agile. Being agile is having an agile…
agile  programming  process  opinion  fault  issue 
march 2019 by gilberto5757
The TypeScript Tax – JavaScript Scene – Medium
TypeScript grew a great deal between 2017 and 2019, and in many ways, for good reason. There’s a lot to love about TypeScript. In the 2018 State of JavaScript survey, almost half the respondents said…
typescript  benefit  cost  issue  analysis  adoption 
march 2019 by gilberto5757
Fighting with Java - generics – G4S8
Java generic types are not true types actually,
so it’s not possible to have few constructors to accept same type with different
generic parameters, because it will have same signature.
For example if you need to accept Iterable<String> and Iterable<Text> in constructor,
you can’t just add two constructors for these types, because it won’t even compile.
In this post I’ll show you how I usually deal with this situation.
java  generic  constructure  issue  solution  proposal 
march 2019 by gilberto5757
You probably don’t need a single-page application
The meteoric rise of front-end frameworks like React, Angular, Vue.js, Elm, etc. has made single-page applications ubiquitous on the web. For many developers, these have become part of their ‘default’ toolset. When they start a new project, they... | The Plausible journal | The journey of building
singlepageapplication  limit  issue 
february 2019 by gilberto5757
What Makes A Programming Language Bad? - Codesmith Development
We are award winning experts designing, developing and marketing apps for iOS and Android. Get in touch! Make your ideas a reality.
programming  language  issue  defect  opinion 
february 2019 by gilberto5757
Why Linux on Samsung DeX creates challenges for IT
There are a variety of use cases to run Linux on Samsung DeX, but it's not a common setup. Understand the challenges with its use and deployment, and find ways to sidestep them.
linux  smartphone  samsung  security  issue 
february 2019 by gilberto5757
Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the Insider Preview builds | Computerworld
Get the latest info on new builds of Windows 10 19H1 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Insider Preview Build 18317, released on Jan. 16, 2019.
windows10  builds  insider  preview  issue  2019  release  list 
january 2019 by gilberto5757
A Bridge too Far: E.W. Dijkstra and Logic | A Programmers Place
1. Introduction Shortly after the death of E.W. Dijkstra (1930-2002), K.R. Apt wrote an obituary under the title Portrait of a Genius [1]. At the time it seemed to me a bit over the top. Now, with the added wisdom of the intervening years, I consider the title accurate. The most striking feature of EWD's…
dijkstra  logic  book  issue  failure 
january 2019 by gilberto5757
Prevent any routing misfortune in your React app – Sipios – Medium
A few weeks ago, my team suffered a regression: one developer decided to re-order all the routes alphabetically and one page was not rendered anymore. We are currently using react-router-dom v4.3.1…
react  http  routing  issue 
january 2019 by gilberto5757
Are we moving towards abandoning Agile methodology | Packt Hub
Agile methodology is one of the most widely accepted methodologies in application development. But has it worked for everyone, and if it hasn’t, why not? Is it time that you abandoned Agile altogether? Is Agile even the culprit?
agile  criticism  issue  large  project  team  incompatibility  international  remote 
january 2019 by gilberto5757
Wix Engineering Blog
Wix engineering blog tells the story of our daily challenges and our way of solving them. Read about architecture, scaling, mobile and web development, management and more, written by our very own Wix engineers.
database  lock  casehistory  problem  issue  rdbms  concurrent  access 
january 2019 by gilberto5757
.NET Parameterized Queries Issues with SQL Server Temp Tables
In the last few weeks at work, I have had multiple people have issues using a parameterized query in .NET that involved a temp table. It took a little bit of digging, but we finally tracked down the…
query  temporary  table  mssql  issue 
december 2018 by gilberto5757
Create your own dysfunctional single-page app in five easy steps
Single-page apps can be hard for product organisations to execute well. Here are five common mistakes I've seen. Spoiler: they are mostly about people rather than technology.
spa  issue  defective  dysfunctional  singlepageapplication  webapplication  howto 
december 2018 by gilberto5757
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