“Knowledge sharing”: even though I’m getting used to this mindset,
this is something that still surprises me quite a lot.
Our JS CodeRetreat was all about sharing: we shared our TDD knowledge, giving you all the chance to attend a free course for an entire day, and you shared your experience and much more during the retrospective moments.
The aim of this blogpost is, again, to share all the opinions, emotions, information and tools collected during the event.
The aim of this blogpost is to encourage and help those of you who are willing to host a JS CodeRetreat in your city. I’m pretty sure that lots of people thought “nice idea! I’d like to take part to it…but where to start?”. It’s simple. Requires some energy and effort to organise it but, believe me, it’s totally worth it. And you will be rewarded with a great feeling of satisfaction! (and we’ll help you too, that’s for sure!)
In the Star Trek movies we get to see what people imagine. In order to achieve it you have to try. Still a dream.
So how do we get to tell our computers what to do just like in Star Trek and what the hell does that have to do with TDD? read more…
Here we are, our event recently ended, and I’m here to draw some conclusions. I have to say, we are extremely pleased with the result! It took a considerable time to organise everything, but it was totally worth it! We obviously had sponsors: thanks to Mayflower for the food, to Elance for the drinks and to WERK1 for the location. I’ll discuss the event in more detail in a second blog post (including a list of the tools you suggested too!), here I only want to….ehm, well, basically I only want to thank all the participants: it’s thanks to them that the event was so gorgeous! read more…
Hello!! Myself Gaganjot, am a student of Informatics in TU Munich. I joined Uxebu as a software developer (working student), having motivation and enthusiasm to work in Web Development.
When I started I was a novice to NodeJS, which was at the core of Uxebu. But having the confidence to learn it and later realising that Uxebu has bunch of great developers with whom I will be working along, I was quickly into somewhat ‘professional’ web-development (compared to only having done small University projects).
During my first task only, I learnt many tools and techniques which are used in today’s software industry. The most important thing, which is very important in success of every startup is its work culture. And talking about Uxebu, I must say that how it should be; because having regular contact and communication with other members of the company is as important as having good product/service. I also came to know about the difference between ONLY WRITING the code and WRITING the code. And I could sense the analogy between Uxebu’s coding practises and the following quotation: “Any fool can write code that a computer can understand. Good programmers write code that humans can understand. -Martin Fowler” read more…
You all know
There are only two hard things in computer science cache invalidation and naming things.
– Phil Karlton
I found the holy grail! The first one mainly bothers me when using my browser. The second one keeps me awake at night. For about a year I am now practicing a technique which has proven to work very well for me. Read on and find out if it works for you too. I can sleep better since.
My first days at Uxebu were hilarious… yes, hilarious for everyone but me: I didn’t get half of their laughs and furrowed eyebrows. Sometimes they were just looking at me astonished and baffled. Now, in retrospect, I can understand why.
I am a stranger in a foreign country, and, although Italy isn’t so far away from here, we are two very different people: we are in the PIGS, they are Germany. According to the modern economic literature, we are the boorish, they are the cool and efficient ones.
When I first arrived at Uxebu, I really wanted to give a good impression: I wanted them to see that I’m a smart and polite person, no way related to the messy-Berlusconi-bunga bunga Italians (note: I didn’t say I didn’t wanted to be related to a pig; considering the industrial amount of food that I steadily devour, that would be impossible). read more…