The Workspace of a Modern Programmer

April 15th, 2013 by Yakov Fain

Ten years from now software developers will commute to work only if they’re invited to a corporate party or they have to work for an old fashioned client. Software professionals (not the average 9-to-5 workers) will have a freedom to… continue reading

The Degradation of Java Developers

October 12th, 2012 by Yakov Fain

On multiple occasions I was blogging about these legions of enterprise Java developers trained to use certain frameworks without understanding how things work under the hood. This morning I had chance to see it one more time after interviewing three… continue reading

What not to Bring to an IT Conference

April 18th, 2012 by Yakov Fain

In May, I’m flying to Kiev, Ukraine to participate in a Java conference there and this won’t be the only conference I’ll be going to this year. For software developers the ability to attend a major professional conference is a… continue reading