Functional-like data manipulation in JavaScript

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Preface Functional programming (or, more accurately, functional-oriented programming) is a-booming in the software industry nowadays. Much like object-oriented programming back in its heyday somewhere in late 1990's, it became little more than a buzzword to a commonplace programmer or a sophomore IT student. FP (as it will be referred in this article henceforth) enabled ...

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7 tech conferences in Poland you need to attend in the 1st half of 2017

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Tech conferences in Poland are becoming more popular every single year. Great organization, exemplary event management, high expertise of the speakers and the effective pre-event promotion. In this case tech conferences in Poland stand in a one row with the well-known European events. Today I'm gonna present you a list of 7 tech conferences that, in my opinion, are worth t...

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4 proven reasons to develop your software in Poland

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Business owners had got themselves into a hole and it can be difficult to get out of it. On the one hand they see software as the key component to future success. On the other hand they suffer from a lack of Developers and key IT competences that can help to win the market. The demand for high-skilled Developers increases every year and makes them the most desirable employ...

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Avoid callbacks in Node.js with Bluebird promises

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In this article: Common callback usage patterns would be replaced with idiomatic Bluebird Required knowledge: Basic Node.js experience, basic experience with Promises   Basic usage – sequence of tasks: ⟨ ⟩ CallbackSequence.jsconst fs = require('fs'); fs.readFile('someFile.txt', 'utf8', function(err, fileContent) { if(err) { throw err; // A...

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Radically simple guide to SQL Server data types

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Today we are going to discuss the types of data in SQL Server and some good practices. One thing before we start, though. It is not possible to exhaust the topic of time representation in one article, much less so in one paragraph, so I'm not even going to try. I found a truly astonishing proof for that, but it, too, is too lengthy to fit in here.   Numerical data t...

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