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    Sticky: Pluralsight is offering 40% discount if any one...

    Pluralsight is offering 40% discount if any one is interested

    Save 40% on Pluralsight
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    All platforms = ?

    All platforms = ?
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    MVP - for a Mobile App or a Web app or Desktop...

    MVP - for a Mobile App or a Web app or Desktop app or all of them?

    One of the known issue with Cordova is its web view performance bottlenecks. From the user experience point of view, this is...
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    Why do you want to use Meteor? What does it...

    Why do you want to use Meteor? What does it bring that others don't?
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    What's your tech specialism?

    What's your tech specialism?
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    Are you an EU citizen?

    Are you an EU citizen?
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    I did couple of years ago, using mongodb as a...

    I did couple of years ago, using mongodb as a backend. Since then I have evolved!
  8. I failed to use the correct terminology. I...

    I failed to use the correct terminology. I should have said WhatsApp Web/Desktop approach.
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    :rollin:

    :rollin:
  10. What is the Tech stack behind WhatsApp Web?

    I am currently learning app development with the view of releasing an app (obviously). I like the way WhatsApp approached its web version - similar to a stand alone application, with its QR code etc....
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    In my last role (Agency -> Consultancy ->...

    In my last role (Agency -> Consultancy -> Client), I was on couple of meetings (30-40 min each) before receiving laptop and then initial setup like email, system access etc took about a week.
    ...
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    Billing average went down by around 30-40% but...

    Billing average went down by around 30-40% but with free time my skillset has improved a lot. I am actually happier in spite of not having enough work. I know, it's insane, I am Crazy :tongue
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    Cloud tech is making their job redundant. One...

    Cloud tech is making their job redundant. One Architect for Infrastructure and One for Data is more than enough.
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    :laugh:laugh:laugh

    :laugh:laugh:laugh
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    Perfect. Well said!

    Perfect. Well said!
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    If everything else fails, you can include it in...

    If everything else fails, you can include it in your content insurance and increase value / set it as high value item by naming it.
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    Scrum masters with Dev background are good at...

    Scrum masters with Dev background are good at removing technical impediments no doubt, because of their dev background they can validate story points provided by the team, but are not great at...
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    This is exactly what I have been saying. PM's...

    This is exactly what I have been saying. PM's naturally fit into Scrum Master roles as it is more talk and less technical.

    1. Do a Scrum course + certification
    2. Watch YouTube to get an idea of...
  19. Thanks. I did before posting. That page list...

    Thanks. I did before posting. That page list both the products without highlighting differences thus useless.

    Anyway, after several pages and videos, I have managed to spot the differences. Here...
  20. Macbook Pro (Mid-2012) SSD Upgrade - Help

    My hardware knowledge is limited, so I thought I would ask.

    I am planning to upgrade my Macbook pro Mid - 2012 with SSD hard drive.

    MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012)
    Processor: 2.5 GHz...
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    +1. I had the same experience with Barclays. ...

    +1. I had the same experience with Barclays. They had no problem with WFH. In fact at HSBC next building, contractors were WFH more than 2 days in a week due to space shortage and hot desk policy.
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    I have worked with major banking client clients...

    I have worked with major banking client clients in and out of UK. Almost all of them were happy with one day WFH. Only one of them didn't allow as I was working in the trading floor where you can't...
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    :rollin: There are couple of testing...

    :rollin:

    There are couple of testing frameworks that goes by the name Cucumber & Gherkin as well :D
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    Update: Had a go with Flutter. Amazing it is....

    Update:

    Had a go with Flutter. Amazing it is. Both performance and UI (Material Design) are fantastic. Tested with Simulator, Emulator and Physical devices, the experience of developing and...
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    :rollin::rollin:

    :rollin::rollin:
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    Thanks. I have declined the role in spite of the...

    Thanks. I have declined the role in spite of the fact that revenue has dropped by nearly 40% compared to last year.

    Taking some time off to further strengthen my skillset.
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    Azure Skill Training Days - Be quick

    Be quick to register as these gets filled faster.

    Microsoft training days - also offers a free voucher for the exam after each one

    Azure Skill Training Days - Azure Administrator
    Event...
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    :eek::eek::eek:

    :eek::eek::eek:
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    Anyone worked with RedKite?

    I was contacted by couple of recruiters for a contract role with a consultancy company called RedKite. I believe its full name is REDKITE DATA INTELLIGENCE LIMITED but I am not sure. Their website...
  30. Another one valuelabs

    Another one

    valuelabs
  31. Today I received my free certification exam...

    Today I received my free certification exam confirmation email.



    Please check your email, if you have participated
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    In general, great people. But really depends who...

    In general, great people. But really depends who the client is. Is it Maersk, Nordea, Danske Bank?
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    Didn't get it. Strangely very relieved when I...

    Didn't get it. Strangely very relieved when I got the news. Moving back to bench from next week.

    I have to make room for the 3rd laptop now. Funnily the clients are not collecting their laptop...
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    Just make sure you are not nude. That's all. ...

    Just make sure you are not nude. That's all.

    So, what was the question again? Is it from a newbie contractor?
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    Well said. I have been unable to escape from the...

    Well said. I have been unable to escape from the 1st, but at least never done 2nd and 3rd.
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    Poll: Not necessarily retired or lottery winners. They...

    Not necessarily retired or lottery winners. They are contractors who have been contracting for many years, mortgage paid off or very little due, kids off to Uni and they are trying to find a balance...
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    Client has found a project to keep me in. Never...

    Client has found a project to keep me in. Never performed this new SA Role but said Yes any way.

    Agent approached me for a rate cut. But I stood my ground and said I would only continue if the...
  38. Working from home 'costs central London £2.3bn'

    There's a interesting conversation going on in BBC. Yes conversation, now that BBC has realised, adapted and improved their comment section.

    Coronavirus: Working from home '''costs central London...
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    Client is seriously considering keeping me and is...

    Client is seriously considering keeping me and is looking at various projects where they can fit me in. I think 3 factors are making this happen.

    1. Flexibility - I didn't whine when the notice...
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    I am doing OK. Not panicking even though 2020...

    I am doing OK. Not panicking even though 2020 billing was only couple of months and I realised that I can easily survive with out any struggle even if I work only for4-6 months a year. A very...
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    Is it Sunny out there? The temperature in the UK...

    Is it Sunny out there? The temperature in the UK suddenly dropped and it's tooo cold.
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    Many agents who have lost their job in this...

    Many agents who have lost their job in this Corona pandemic have started their own recruitment companies. It's worth giving it a try after all they were in touch with the actual client's hiring...
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    if it were 100% remote, I would have accepted...

    if it were 100% remote, I would have accepted with a weekly payment terms.
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    No offence but at Canary Wharf, pretty much...

    No offence but at Canary Wharf, pretty much everyone is a VP including the receptionist who issues replacement ID, isn't it?
  45. You could but it is not going to help you in...

    You could but it is not going to help you in anyway. If I may ask, why did you hand in the notice when the market is not that great?
  46. Microsoft Ignite Cloud Skills Challenge 2020: Free Certification Exam

    Microsoft is running "The Microsoft Ignite Cloud Skills Challenge". At the end of the challenge you get a free voucher to take a certification. Voucher is a reward to motivate you to Learn (Azure)....
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    In addition to many, I also work on Databricks...

    In addition to many, I also work on Databricks but not exclusively. I haven't used Looker yet.
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    Just got the email. Back to bench from 5th Oct. ...

    Just got the email. Back to bench from 5th Oct. Projects are getting canned everywhere.

    It's not strictly 4 weeks notice as agreed but that's ok, I am fine with it.
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    Come out of old school and consider using -...

    Come out of old school and consider using

    - Azure Data Lake Storage (Gen2)
    - AWS S3
    - GCP Cloud Storage / Filestore.

    If you want to keep a copy without your permission and without...
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    Sticky: Hi, Good weekend? I was just wondering if...

    Hi,

    Good weekend?

    I was just wondering if you are open to a new contract right now?

    I have a client in Manchester who are looking for candidates with the following tech stack;

    Scala
    Kafka
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