Take home recruitment tasks – the good, the bad and the ugly

I believe that most of us were given a recruitment task at least once in their career. These tasks are meant to show our coding skills, the way how we think and much more. Since I have completed lots of them during my career, I write a few words about this approach of assessing skills.… Continue reading Take home recruitment tasks – the good, the bad and the ugly

UTF-8 – the brilliant trick to rule them all

UTF-8 is probably the biggest invention in electronic text communication since the invention of the ASCII table in 1967 and remains so to this day. It dominated the World Wide Web in 2009 and it is used by almost 95% of websites nowadays. In fact, everybody uses it but many might be not aware of… Continue reading UTF-8 – the brilliant trick to rule them all

Sharing process namespace (PID) between containers managed by docker-compose

Every time I want to do non-standard things in docker I struggle a lot. Usually doing something not obvious but not impossible requires lots of Googling, reading the documentation and digging into Github repositories. This time wasn't any different… Continue reading Sharing process namespace (PID) between containers managed by docker-compose