Category: Innovate

The Cloud Journey – Never stop learning

DateTime.AfterPost – DateTime.Now = 4 minutes A word before you start reading: This post will talk about AWS Cloud. This post isn’t a recommendation to work with AWS instead of GCP or Azure, it just happens that I work with AWS and know AWS more than the other two, so it’s easier for me to talk about it. That’s it, happy …

Docker – Started from the bottom now we here

DateTime.AfterPost – DateTime.Now = 4 minutes My Introduction to Docker My team has decided to transition from Windows Services to Docker Containers. We’ll move to Linux and make all our new systems containerized. Very futuristic! I was in charge of checking the Docker world from scratch and figuring out how easy it would be to make the transition. To make this POC I …

The Six Steps of Working with a New Product

DateTime.AfterPost – DateTime.Now = 3 minutes We’ve been all through them. Not always in this particular order. We sometimes skip a step or two. Working with a new product is hard. You enter a new world where you are a noob and need a lot of help to make your first steps. This can be a new language, a new framework …

New Fresh Pair of Eyes

DateTime.AfterPost – DateTime.Now = 4 minutes There are many manuals and tutorials around about this “phenomenon”: Rubber Duck Debugging. Don’t worry, this is not gonna be another one. A few words about it just in case you don’t know what I’m talking about.. Rubber Duck Debugging (RDD) is a debugging method that doesn’t have anything to do with technology, it works …

Entering the world of development

DateTime.AfterPost – DateTime.Now = 2 minutes A few days ago a friend approached me and asked me, in his way, how to become a developer. Not how to write code, but how to work as a developer. There is no doubt the job itself has many advantages. Starting from the salary, of course, and ending with the conditions and responsibility. His …

Find yourself a Hobby

DateTime.AfterPost – DateTime.Now = 4 minutes A few months ago I came alone this tweet: As a web developer, you have 3 non-electronic hobbies you can choose from: WoodworkingGardening Biking That's it, sorry I don't make the rules — Andrew Schmelyun (@aschmelyun) July 26, 2020 And I have two things to say: I would have added guitar and cooking to the …

I love solving problems with code

DateTime.AfterPost – DateTime.Now = 3 minutes I think that’s the main reason I love programming and I became a Software Engineer. When I’m facing a problem, no matter how difficult or simple it is, my mind first thinks how to solve this issue with a piece of code. One example is a watering system I wanted to build for my porch. …

Invest in yourself – Time and Money

DateTime.AfterPost – DateTime.Now = 4 minutes The main reason I wanted to create this blog, like I wrote in the first post, is to help others with my experience. One way to improve is to invest in yourself. Many people don’t see it this way, but when you pay for courses, a degree or even when you buy yourself a new computer, …

Writing Open Source code for .Net Core

DateTime.AfterPost – DateTime.Now = 4 minutes One of the disadvantages we rapidly recognized when thinking about making the system out of MicroServices, was how to manage each MS configuration. At first we thought of creating a MS that will be the Configuration Distributor. It would work like this: It would expose a REST API that each MS can access, and in …

POC unknown territories

DateTime.AfterPost – DateTime.Now = 3 minutes When creating a new system most of the infrastructure and technologies are well known to the team. At least that’s been going on for me for the last systems we’ve built. Most of the parts are well known, but what about those dark shadowy places? We started a new system a few months ago (I …