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Today is a great day. That day, 128 years ago, Bulgaria, with the active support from Russia, set itself free from the 500 year ottoman yoke. Great date that great people made it possible.A great epic was written 5 years later. You can read it in Bulgarian (I really wish that I can have such […]
This Sunday we hold the IQ test for our free exam Introduction to programming. About 80 90 people showed up.
I finally managed to get Trillian working. In case I have not complained you yet, I had a lot of missing and orphaned contacts in my Trillian. It seems that the problem was not in Trillian service, but in ICQ one. ICQ support was kind enough to reply me that each group in contact list […]
Some words regarding the Data Warehouse seminar that I wrote earlier about. I must say this time we got it right. There were one or two oversights, but now after we know them, we can prevent them also from happening in future. In general I think the people are happy, the sessions were very good […]
Steven Forte speech on .NET Rocks about outsourcing and globalization is really interesting. I think he has really felt the pain in outsourcing software development. Most of the things are so trivial for us Bulgarians, may be because we work mostly on outsourcing projects, but for Americans they may be not so obvious. What is […]
As the year just started we began organizing a new seminar. Believe me organizing a seminar requires tremendous amount of work. If you miss only one single thing and there will be negative feedback from the participants. My goal is to constantly improve the process until we reach good enough feedback from the participants.In the […]
Here is a link to security bulletin for year 2005 issued by US-CERT. The bulletin shows the number of vulnerabilities in Windows, Unix/Linux, and other OS. Here is the result in short: There were 5198 reported vulnerabilities: 812 Windows operating system vulnerabilities; 2328 Unix/Linux operating vulnerabilities; and 2058 Multiple operating system vulnerabilities. This can break […]
A great year has passed. A lot of good things have happened and I am sure a ton of also are coming next year. Most important events for me in year 2005 were: • The National Academy of Software Development became a real working company. We had great time consulting and training developers of our […]
I am always admiring Bulgarians who struggle through their way for happiness in life. Especially in a foreign country. And I felt proud when I heard about Teo Lachev and his outstanding work in the Reporting Services area. But this is something I will never do. Forgive me Teo.