Category great people – great companies

Become a much better developer

“If you are not excited about Software, you should probably find another job.” Are a front-end, back end, middle tier, data tier, xyz layer developer? More and more, we see Full Stack Developers. It’s important that as a developer, you stretch your boundaries a bit more and get out of your comfort zone. You will […]

Interesting discussion with Chamath Palihapitiya

I really love listening to Chamath. There is so much knowledge to capture from his brain. After working with Winamp, AOL and Facebook, and now working on his own investment fund, Chamath always delivers. Do you necessarily need more degrees? What about learning how to code? How to have an impact building companies? Learn about […]

Chamath is The Man

Just check out those 2 videos from Charmath and conclude for yourself! As I said, check this one too! And by the way, Charmath also owns the NBA team Golden State warriors…

New CEO Satya Nadella’s memo to Microsoft employees

Below is the memo that new Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadela sent to the employees, today Wednesday Feb 5, 2014. Check out Nadella’s full memo to employees below: From: Satya Nadella To: All Employees Date: Feb. 4, 2014 Subject: RE: Satya Nadella – Microsoft’s New CEO Today is a very humbling day for me. It reminds […]

Git Rebase

The easiest way to integrate branches in Git is the merge command. However, there is another way: you can take the patch of the change that was introduced in a commit and reapply it on top of a specific point. In Git, the rebase command allows you to take all the changes that were committed on one branch and replay […]

Larry Ellison and Edwin Catmull talk Steve Jobs’s Career Lessons

“Apple dismissing Steve Jobs in favor of a guy who only track record was flavoured water… was such an incredible mistake.”

Introduction to NoSQL by Martin Fowler

Martin Fowler is an author, speaker… essentially a loud-mouthed pundit on the topic of software development.  Those are his own words.  His main interest is to “understand how to design software systems, so as to maximize the productivity of development teams.”. He’s been in the software industry since the mid-80s and has put out a whole lot […]

A text every software engineer should skim or even read…

The following text, by Neal Stephenson, a long but very nice read, is a commentary on why the proprietary operating systems business is unlikely to remain profitable in the future because of competition from free software. …This is “the Word” — one man’s word, certainly — about the art (and artifice) of the state of our computer-centric existence…. In […]

Building great APIs

What does it take to build an awesome API ? Companies like Facebook, Twitter, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Klout, LinkedIn, Netflix and many others have understood a lot about it and make use of that knowledge. As developers, as entrepreneurs, it’s important to understand this too. In a talk done at OSCON 2012, John Musser (@johnmusser), […]

Meet John Musser, API Pioneer

March 12, 2013 [This text is originally from ApiEconomist. Find the original link below.]JOHN MUSSER IS THE FOUNDER OF PROGRAMMABLEWEB, THE LEADING ONLINE RESOURCE ON OPEN APIS. JOHN IS AN INDUSTRY EXPERT ON APIS, QUOTED IN THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, NEW YORK TIMES, FORBES, AND WIRED. HE’S A FREQUENT SPEAKER AT CONFERENCES INCLUDING SXSW, DREAMFORCE, […]