Social Networks Promote To Totalitarian Internet, Again!

Back in the nineties when Yahoo was the search giant and all websites tried to bake all the possible features in the same place we felt that something is wrong and that more focused websites are better, we learned a lot during those years and people started building applications on…

Will Java 8 Kill Scala?

The most anticipated version of Java (Java 8) was released just a few days ago (18 March 2014) with a set of exciting features that is considered to be the largest to Java since the release of Java 5. The most notable developer-facing changes are: Lambda Expressions/Closures Static Methods…

Buy my book from #Packt in this amazing Buy One, Get One Free offer

Known for their extensive range of pragmatic IT ebooks, Packt Publishing are celebrating their 2000th book title Learning Dart – they want their customers to celebrate too. To mark this milestone Packt Publishing will launch a ‘Buy One Get One Free’ offer across all eBooks on March 18th – for a limited…

Getting Started With Memcached Book is Published

It's been quite sometime since I posted on this blog, but don't get sad, this announcement is kinda special. My first technical book Getting Started With Memcached just came out fresh form the oven a week ago. Table Of Contents The book delivers a set of hands-on recipes for the…

About mobile application sign-ups and sign-ins

A few days ago I downloaded this brand new mobile app from Google Play! and when I started that freshly installed app, it asked me to sign up. I didn't think twice, I just switched to another app and never came back!. Obviously, Signups/ins in mobile apps are much…

You are what you code!

Normally, when you get motivated about contributing to an open-source project, or even get the courage to roll your own, the reasons traditionally announced are that open-source is fun and contributing back to the community is part of what the good guys should do. While this is true most of…