As a professional software engineer, consultant, architect, general problem solver, I've been practicing the software craft for more than fifteen years and I'm still learning something new every day. I love sharing the things I learned, so you (and future me) can get a head start. That's why I founded reflectoring.io.
Articles by Tom Hombergs
TL;DR: Read this Book, when… you’re a manager, you don’t know much about software development and want to learn about agile software development you haven’t worked in an agile manner before and want to know the key methods you have worked in an agile manner before and want some re-affirmation that you’re doing the right thing Book Facts Title: The Nature of Software Development Author: Ron Jeffries Word Count: ~ 20.Read more
As knowledge workers, we software developers are very vulnerable to distractions. Have you counted the number of context switches you’ve had today?Read more
When we’re building software, we want to build for “-ilities”: understandability, maintainability, extensibility, and - trending right now - decomposability (so we can decompose a monolith into microservices if the need arises).Read more
Spring MVC provides a very convenient programming model for creating web controllers. We declare a method signature and the method arguments will be resolved automatically by Spring.Read more
TL;DR: Read this Book, when… you always wanted to know what your HR people mean when they say “we should all have a growth mindset” you are looking for a shift of your mindset towards learning you want to read stories about important people and what effects their mindset have on their environments Book Facts Title: Mindset Author: Carol S.Read more
Amazon Web Services is a beast. It offers so many different cloud services that my natural reaction was to be intimidated.Read more