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  • Our Faces Combined

    I wanted to check what an average Solita employee looks like. I had images of all Solita employees' faces, OpenCV-library, Python and some free time.

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  • Refactoring Primitive Obsession

    Enriching the domain model by fixing Primitive Obsession code smells requires careful refactoring in small steps. Here I'm presenting some tips for doing that almost fully with automated refactorings, making it much faster and safer to do.

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  • Value of Simplicity

    Seize the day and simplify your design. Finding a simple solution to a complex problem is one of the ultimate achievements. In this post I try to convince you and briefly touch the foundations on which one can build a simple solution.

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  • Beyond cargo cult software design

    Programmers often reuse designs without questioning their applicability to the task at hand. A program whose design poorly matches its purpose is hard to understand, hard to test, and hard to change. Test-first development guides the design process towards better solutions by keeping it focused on the program's purpose, and by highlighting design flaws that lead to poorly defined components and rigid programs.

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  • Polyglot programming

    The idea of polyglot programming is to render more natural and simpler solutions by combining the best solutions available from different programming languages and paradigms.

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  • Solita Code Tasting 2012: Raspberry Pi

    Last week we had the pleasure of hosting two open Coding Dojos for 30 enthusiastic programmers. The theme was Raspberry Pi and creating your own web server that could serve our demanding challenger.

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  • Solita Code Tasting 2012: the Code Behind the Event

    Explaining the platform for the programming competition in Solita Code Tasting 2012. It was implemented with Clojure and designed to encourage good software development practices among the participants. Not surprisingly, those who wrote tests won.

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  • A case for formal computer science

    To write great programs, one needs to know the theory of programming. Hacking is the fun part, but mastery requires more.

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  • Interactive JavaScript testing with PhantomRunner

    Introducing PhantomRunner: a Java based, open source testing library that provides integration between JUnit and Jasmine via the PhantomJS headless browser.

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  • Clojure introduction

    This is a short guide for getting familiar with Clojure programming language and its basic development tools. This article is targeted to the students at TAMK that participated the visiting lecture on Thu 29.11.2012. Please feel free to ask questions, if you have any problems setting up Clojure.

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