Since I like to stay up-to-date with at least the most important programming languages, libraries and frameworks, I finally decided to take a good look at lambdas introduced in Java 8.
Having been struck by both power and elegance of the Ruby’s Enumerable module, since then I’ve been beginning new programming language evaluation process by checking how it facilitates collection handling. Keeping in mind how verbose it was in Java, I opted for Scala and Clojure when it came to JVM-based languages.
For the purpose of one of the IT events I’m attending, I created a presentation containing NoSQL solutions overview. I also made a deliberation on whether they are worth our attention or not. Enjoy!
Because of being invited to take part in a Rails Girls event, I created two presentations. Both of them are intended to be used as short introductions (to Ruby and Git, respectively).
Take a look if you’d like to use them to train other beginners, possibly at an another Rails Girls event.
Introduction to Ruby It tries to cover:
Variables; simple calculations; conditions; functions; collections; symbols; classes. Introduction to Git It goes through the basic workflow:
Yesterday (that is, April 07, 2014) I took an active part in the 4Developers conference. By saying “active” I mean I not only attended some presentations, but also did my own one. It was entitled “Do You Need a Software Team Leader?” and was more or less related to my eBook.
Here you can see the presentation:
You may also view it directly on Speaker Deck.
If you speak Polish, you may be interested in this version: “Czy potrzebujesz lidera w zespole deweloperskim?
A Lightning Talk On 21st of July, I took a part in the lightning.io conference, which took place in Poznań, Poland. The conference itself was quite unusual, because - as its name may suggest - it consisted of lightning talks only. What’s more, each and every attendee was also a speaker.
On one hand, I chose a topic which I was really keen on. On the other, making it fit into 5 minutes was a really difficult task.