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Alexander Turok
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Team Lead at Acumatica | C# and Clojure lover
Team Lead at Acumatica | C# and Clojure lover

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Takeaways: Ideal Executive by Ichak Kalderon Adizes
This entry also appears in my other blog . I have already recommended the Management and Mismanagement Styles book by Ichak Kalderon Adizes earlier  and now there is another title by Adizes that should draw your attention The book is called The Ideal Execut...

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What I Expect from a Developer’s Resumé
This post also appears in my blog on Medium. On a recent local programmers meetup we discussed the topic of writing a developer's CV in such a way that it allows one to get to an interview past the initial screening. As this is closely related to my posts o...

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Search Algortihms in the Real World
In the middle of my university life I had a very strong desire to build a computer game. I was studying for a software engineer and still understood little about most of the software applications. At the same time I loved PC games, which clearly brought me ...

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My 2016 Management Reads
It's the middle of January, so everybody must have already published their version of summary for 2016. I will try to catch this leaving train and list several of the books that I read last year and found particularly useful for everyone whose job involves ...

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Interviewing Developers: triggers, part III
The series: Interviewing Developers Interviewing Developers: triggers, part I Interviewing Developers: triggers, part II Interviewing Developers: triggers, part III This post also appears in my other blog . In the two previous posts I focused on certain beh...

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Inerviewing Developers: triggers, part II
The series: Interviewing Developers Interviewing Developers: triggers, part I Interviewing Developers: triggers, part II Last time we looked into several responses that I don’t like to hear during an interview. In this post I will add more examples of candi...

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This post also appears on my blog in Medium. Recently I explained the key principles that I follow when interviewing developers , but didn't cover an important aspect - the triggers that may significantly influence the flow of the interview. The trick is th...

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Interviewing Developers
Our company has been experiencing rapid growth during the recent years, which means we were hiring a lot. Managing one of our teams I took my part in the process and conducted a significant number of interviews. When I first faced the task of evaluating a c...

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The Inmates Are Running the Asylum
I recently finished reading The Inmates Are Running an Asylum book by Alan Cooper , which dives deeply into the question of how software design should be performed. There are great many interesting ideas and a lot of thoughts that anyone working in a softwa...

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Developers on Watch
In a software development company that works for external customers it is common to spend significant amount of time dealing with external issue reports. While being tedious, this activity still conceals great potential for the development team's efficiency...
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