You decided to apply for that position or mission and nailed the technical interview. They want you on board! That sounds great, but… before saying “yes” there might be a few questions you should ask and a few things to clarify.
As professional developers, we constantly try to make our code readable for all to understand. We use the term “fluent code” to describe that line of thought. But beginners may find that a bit of an abstract notion… In this post I propose you to examine a concrete case I have recently encountered, and one solution for turning that bit of code into something I am proud(er) of.
Say you want to test your automated scripts on your local machine before deploying on the cloud. Ideally, you’d need some kind of virtualized environment to emulate the production situation as closely as possible. In this post, we’ll set up such an environment using the trusty and venerable VirtualBox.
You’re working on a new project, which uses a framework requiring strong random number generation. Typically, this could be Spring Security’s BCryptPasswordEncoder. You run your application on a Linux machine: your local Linux Mint for development or some Ubuntu Server instance, for example. And then… nothing happens. The application seems to be hanging! What gives?
Oh you noticed, didn’t you? Indeed, I have decided to update my blog’s presentation a little bit, make it more readable and mobile-friendly. The old …