The vertical bar screen of death ... the story of an unexpected win-win

2018-09-21 Software-Engineering Nerdy Tips & Tricks

Last year I spend some time and money to “renovate” my old 17-inch Macbook Pro (remember the good old times … when Apple was ... Read More

Advent of Code 2017 ... Revolutions!!!

2018-08-11 Software-Engineering Functional-Programming Advent-of-Code Scala Kotlin

Let’s talk about the Advent of Code … again!!! Last time we talked about a/the Scala implementation. This time around I figured that I ... Read More

Kotlin ... the better Java?

2018-08-11 Software-Engineering Functional-Programming Kotlin

Everybody is talking about Kotlin. Me too!!! Obviously the question is: Is Kotlin the next better thing? Is Kotlin going to replace Java? Is Kotlin ... Read More

Learn you a ... Haskell!

2018-08-11 Software-Engineering Haskell

In the last 6 month I have started to wonder. First of all … I am convinced that using the concepts of functional programming will give you ... Read More

The cost of building a skateboard ... and a lot of PSs

2018-05-26 Software-Engineering Culture

The other day I was explaining again how to build an MVP and I was using the skateboard picture (again :)). In the middle of the discussion I realized ... Read More

Advent of Code 2017 ... Reloaded!!!

2018-05-24 Software-Engineering Advent-of-Code Scala Functional-Programming

OK … it took me a while, but … hopefully it was worth it!!! Last year at christmas I did the Advent of Code and … really liked ... Read More

Tenable new hire training ... and integrating sbt-release with sbt-github-release

2018-05-04 Software-Engineering Scala

The other day I was flying to the Tenable new hire training in Columbia/MD and that means … 8 hours of uninterrupted coding time!!! At the ... Read More

Category Theory for Programmers ... Reviewing THE course!

2018-04-03 Software-Engineering Haskell Functional-Programming Conferences

A couple of weeks ago Angel pointed me to a very nice lecture: Category Theory for Programmers (from/by Bartosz Milewski). Bartosz Milewski is a ... Read More

Assembling a Gatling (gun) ... how hard can it be?

2018-03-07 Software-Engineering Scala

Back to the roots!!! I am writing Gatling tests (again :)). (Obviously) I used to do this (a lot :)), when I was with Gilt (for an obvious reason :)). ... Read More

GDSE @ edx.org (with TU Delft)

2018-01-24 Software-Engineering Management Conferences

MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are massive!!! I did my first one 7 years ago (on Cousera; Martin Odersky’s course on Functional Programming ... Read More