Monthly Archives: December 2012

Thoughts on IKM Assessment

Not so long ago I had an occasion to take a test created by IKM. I’m not sure if it’s a very common way to assess programming skills but certainly the process itself looks interesting. Sadly, it seems they don’t … Continue reading

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Board generation for CitadErl

When playing Citadel of Blood, it seemed to be quite trivial to just pick random pieces and check if they match existing board. Maybe checking adjacent fields is easy for computer but there are certain conditions where more distant blocks … Continue reading

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Munctional!

I suppose many Erlang users came across this video but I just can’t resist urge to share it. For me, it’s just one of the best Monday-mood-eliminators. Even though it’s Friday, let it help us survive last hours before weekend. … Continue reading

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Push notifications in Erlang

Until I joined a certain project a few months ago, I wasn’t even aware of push notifications. Since that day I’ve heard phrase “push notifications” so many times, my memory instantly recalls one person who spoke with me about it … Continue reading

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New = better?

It is almost obvious that “new” not always meets expectations. Some might not agree with me and some might think it is an example discussed so many times, nobody cares already – but I just have to mention Windows Vista. … Continue reading

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OTP native SSL implementation performance

It’s no mystery that nobody could feel safe without SSL. Forget about on-line banking, shopping or just e-mail browsing. This technology has implementations in probably every programming language and in spite of performance differences between C, Python, Java, Erlang etc. … Continue reading

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Online gaming in Erlang

I love computer games, everyone who knows me is aware of this. Maybe I’m not a gamer with 30-year experience, but at least I do remember playing North vs. South and Mortal Kombat on Amiga with my neighbour. I don’t … Continue reading

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