Choosing git hosting service in 2017

Choosing git hosting service in 2017

When you work on an opensource project, you go to GitHub. Sometimes though you don’t want to make your source code public. That’s the moment when you have to decide, which provider to choose. There are currently 3 who really count in the game: GitHub, BitBucket and GitLab. I have recently started working on a new project, so had to choose between them. I thought I will share the outcome.

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Why I chose Jekyll over WordPress

Why I chose Jekyll over WordPress

I have started this blog nearly a year ago. It was my Nth attempt to start blogging and this time I’ve decided to take the easiest approach. I’ve setup bare WordPress instance with a default template. I wanted to start blogging first and then worry about how it looks. After few weeks, when I knew I want to carry on, I decided to take care of the design. I got a better template and added some plugins. After some time of playing with WordPress, I had enough and started looking for alternatives. That’s when I found Jekyll. Read on to see why I loved it then and wouldn’t go back after 6 months of using it.

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Specialized software developer

Specialized software developer

I have over 13 years of professional experience in IT. During this time, I was a Systems Administrator, Data Center Technical Support, Software Developer, Development Manager. I dealt with different technologies, was working on the web, mobile apps, data processing. In my opinion, all these positions gave me very broad experience in many areas, which I can now use in my job as a Software Developer or consultant. Today, I would like to confront my history with another, very popular, view that it’s better to stick to one technology and master it.

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When should you quit your job?

When should you quit your job?

In the world we live now, it’s very hard not to have a job when you’re a software developer. If you have a LinkedIn account, you’re probably getting job offers every few days. You might be replying “thank you, I am not interested” to most of them, but maybe you should be interested. How long have you worked in your current company? 2, 3, 5, 10 years? Is it time for a change? I will try to help you in answering this question today.

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