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Technology Standardization

January 16th, 2007 Comments off

Two excellent articles discussing about the failure of CORBA due to the inadequate standardization process of the OMG, and the fact that WS-* standardization process does not completely learn much from that failure: The Rise and Fall of CORBA and WS-NonexistentStandards. I am not an expert in CORBA or WS to say whether the authors are totally reasonable, but at least I think their points should be considered highly by any standardization party. And although I have no mercy for CORBA, I would be regret if WS will die the same death someday. WS is supposed to be simple, so be it.

Tech CVs lie!!!

January 11th, 2007 6 comments

Imran wrote that people often cheat in their CVs by enumerating things that they don’t really know about. He also suggests basic sets of knowledge, each for a specific skill/tech (e.g. Java, design patterns etc.), that a person needs to possess before claiming the skill/tech in the CV. I generally agree with his observation about the fact that many developers exagerate about their competences in their CVs. Read more…

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