SOA applications tech stack

There are a lot of times when I am asked to complete a stack of technologies for building a Service Oriented Applications. And of course, like for everything, also for this topic there are a lot of answers (and opinions). Using this post I want to express my opinion based in my experience (through years in building medium-to-large applications for public and private sector), what are pieces to combine a SOA lego. So, here I am going to explain what are technologies that could be used to build a SOA application, of course Windows environment friendly. But, this post, is not attempting to give a complete tech stack for this type of apps.

SOA
SOA 

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Why Windows Phone 8 should succeed?!

Like everyone else has an opinion about new comings I also have mine and I want to share my bits why I think Windows Phone 8 should succeed. According to my opinion there are several reasons and conditions why next mobile operating system from Microsoft should make remarkable debut and gain significant percentage and momentum.

Suposed Windows Phone 8 logoThe factors that Windows Phone 8 should succeed according to my opinion are:

Innovation 4 Good @ Microsoft

Last week (2-4 May, 2012) I had chance (together with two other friends, Shpend Bytyqi and Dren Imeraj) to be part of a Microsoft’s wonderful organization in Brussels, Innovate 4 Good.

Innovate 4 Good - All attendees
Innovate 4 Good – All attendees

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Why developers need interviews?

Short introduction
Just a year ago I couldn’t imagine writing this blog-post, but since I passed some experiences I’m really convinced for what I am writing here. If you are employed (self | corporate | startup | freelance | other type 😀 ) don’t just say: ou this post isn’t for me?! but please read till to the end because you’ll find something interesting even for your profile. I just want to show you here my two past interview experiences shortly and lessons I learned from them.

Job interview
Job interview

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Windows Phone 7 and epic efforts to publish applications

There is plenty of time I am developing applications for Windows Phone and…

  • tools are great (aka Visual Studio rocks)
  • learning content is great (aka msdn rocks (not as much as you imagine :D))
  • third-party resources are great (growing and growing from day to day), etc.

…but there is something that is crucial, sensitive and final point (for a developer), and (trust me) is not working in this wonderland – publishing. Continue reading Windows Phone 7 and epic efforts to publish applications