How To: Organise a web developer meetup

Disclaimer: This post was automatically published a few hours after the event so let's hope everything went according to plan. I recently had the opportunity to organise a meetup, that revolved around the idea of knowledge exchange and community building. I've had this idea for a very long time. Ever…

How To: Use Tomcat in Intellij IDEA Community

Recently I started working on a project that required me to have the backend part installed locally, instead of using a remote backend. The project uses Maven as a build tool and it deploys the code to a Tomcat server. I got cracking and started configuring the project on my…

Are you bikeshedding? Probably!

You have no idea what I'm talking about, right? That's because not many people use the term bikeshedding. It's not a usual term that people just throw around all the time. Bikeshedding is when you argue about some meaningless thing and tend to avoid the more important issue at hand.…

Meeting the locals!?

A more appropriate title would be: should I meet the locals or do I have any locals that I should meet and when I say locals I'm referring to local developers / web designers around my area or even around the country. I have a big issue with this topic. How…

Design the community and then the tool!

What are you talking about? How can I create a community if I don’t have a tool to start with? Maybe if you keep reading you’ll understand. For now, the only thing you really need to know is that you need a 60 feet long rope, some duct…

What if your users are developers?

Art they, or aren't they, that is the question: Whether 'tis Developer in the mind to suffer. That’s how Shakespeare would have written his words if the Internet existed at the time and developers would have been considered a noble part of society! Nowadays, when the Internet is full…