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Getting It Done with Git

March 2012 Blogged by Jeric Jon

Getting It Done with Git

Version control systems has been an integral part of the software development process in the IT world. Industry players have regarded it as a best practice, and indeed the use of one has become the norm rather than the exception. Much like IDE’s, people understand that the benefits of using one far outweighs the cost…

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Recursively Retrieving Values using Java Reflection

May 2011 Blogged by Allan Tan

Retrieving Values using Java Reflection

I recently came across this Java code snippet we created for Open-Tides and still find it very useful in developing flexible and dynamic applications.

So, why is there a need to retrieve values using reflection? The answer is simple – to allow your application rules to be configurable through the database.

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The Roots of Anti-Agile (Agile Methodology)

October 2010 Blogged by Allan Tan

The Roots of Anti-Agile

Here’s an interesting story about why many companies struggle applying agile methodologies – the roots of anti-agile. Last month, I did the performance appraisal of Ellaine, a trainee hired from college 6 months ago. She graduated from a prestigious, traditional, all-girls school run by Nuns who values academic excellence, etc. The discussion…

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Virtualization with Ubuntu 10.04 – Lucid Lynx

May 2010 Blogged by Allan Tan

Virtualization with Ubuntu 10.04 - Lucid Lynx

With the growing projects, we’ve decided to upgrade our test servers to a production grade server and setup virtual machines within the server. This move really makes sense because instead of allocating a workstation for each project as test machine, we are cutting it down into one server with multiple test VMs.

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Redefining Developer Roles

September 2008 Blogged by Allan Tan

Redefining Developer Roles

Ideyatech, we’ve always wanted to be agile, creative and a pro-active software development company. We never intended to be like any other outsourcing company who provides cookie cutters. To start off our difference – we redefined the developer titles and roles. We’ve classified our developers into: Codester, Codesmith & Codemaster…

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Outsourcing to the Philippines: Beyond Call Centers

August 2008 Blogged by Allan Tan

Outsourcing to the Philippines: Beyond Call Centers

When it comes to outsourcing opportunities in the Philippines, one most often calls to mind call centers or customer service. Being an English-speaking country (Philippines is the third largest English-speaking country in the world), it has an edge over call center outsourcing destinations, such as India or even China. The Philippines also boasts of college educated…

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Java Development on a Macbook?

June 2008 Blogged by Allan Tan

Java Development on a Macbook?

Why develop Java applications on Mac? Well, why not? Aside from the coolness factor, here are some business and technical reasons to do so. (1) Macbooks are faster and more stable than any other Vista machine. (2) Macbooks can run multiple OS – Linux, Windows and Leopard. With VMWare or Parallels, you can even run Windows within your Mac environment. 8 more…

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Agilism at Ideyatech

June 2008 Blogged by Allan Tan

Agilism at Ideyatech

Agile Software Development is a conceptual framework for software development that promotes development iterations, open collaboration, and adaptability throughout the life-cycle of the project.
True to its meaning, Agile is a concept that can be implemented in several ways. So, there is no correct way of getting it right. Tips we’d like to share…

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