and what it means for a senior developer

Good people attract good people

Tom DeMarco and Tim Lister described some interesting observations about productivity in their great book “Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams”. Long story short, they created Coding War Games — a benchmark consisting of a set of tasks to quantify the productivity levels of programmers from different companies. From 1984 to…

A quick guide on how to include async calls details in NewRelic transaction traces in Spring-based application

NewRelic introduction

NewRelic One is, in simple terms, an observability platform that allows you to monitor different aspects of your distributed system and then define dashboards and alerting rules around them. For Java application monitoring there’s a dedicated Java Agent, that enables code instrumentation and thorough monitoring of your service.

One particularly…

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Software engineer at Ocado Technology, building distributed systems with passion

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