Recommanded Reading April 2017

This will be a book edition of recommended reading 😀 Norse Mythology this new book by Neil Gaiman is collection of Norse mythology stories, there is not twist, just stories from mythology. 10% happier by Dan Harris, this is a meditation book, it’s written as authors life story and describes authors journey to meditation. I would recommend...

How I am trying to stop smoking

I am/was heavy smoker for more than half of my life. In last few years I was smoking more than pack of cigarettes per day. I decided to stop smoking and now I am at my two-week point. That is not a huge win and I still think about smoking at least few times a...

Recommended Reading January 2017

I started reading a lot of books lately so this edition will be book heavy. Fiction Cormoran Strike series — it’s series of detective novels written by J.K. Rowling, all the books are interesting and I must recommend all of them Self Help Superhuman by Habit: A Guide to Becoming the Best Possible Version of Yourself, One...

Recommended reading for October 2016

Here is another edition of most interesting stuff I found on the internet (and elsewhere) this month. Natural Language Processing Tutorial – I always read read another great article about machine learning Why’s that company so big? I could do that in a weekend – Interesting thing peace about how much different code must be in larger...

Recommended reading for August 2016

Most interesting reading for this month. MICROSERVICES FOR JAVA DEVELOPERS – Interesting long free book about micro services in Java. I am always looking for new ideas how to architect my applications, this was definitely good inspiration. 4 awesome ways we leveled up as a dev team – Some ideas how to improve your dev team. Starting...

SQL queries in SOLR

Apache SOLR 6 introduced new way of doing queries. SQL. Who would  say that anybody would be exited about SQL support in 2016, but here we go. I recently did project that is using SOLR 6 and decided to use this new awesomeness. One thing that was missing for me was easy way to execute...

Recommended reading for July 2016

Most interesting reading I found this month. Development WHY UBER ENGINEERING SWITCHED FROM POSTGRES TO MYSQL – I love reading about databases. Soon I will be part of big database migration project. This is very well written article about problems with Postgres and migration to MySQL. Goodbye, Object Oriented Programming – Nice article about state of programming, I...