A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study.
~ Chinese Proverb ~

Tomasz Nurkiewicz

  • Spent half of his life on programming, for the last 7 years professionally in Java land. Loves back-end, tolerates JavaScript. Passionate about alternative JVM languages. Disappointed with the quality of software written these days (so often by himself!), hates long methods and hidden side effects. Interested in charting, data analysis and reporting. Technical reviewer of "Learning Highcharts" and "Getting started with IntelliJ IDEA". Believes that computers were invented so that developers can automate boring and repetitive tasks. Also their own.

    On a daily basis writes in functional languages for financial sector. Crew member of scala.net.pl, involved in open-source. DZone's Most Valuable Blogger (http://nurkiewicz.blogspot.com), used to be very active on StackOverflow, best speaker of last Confitura conference according to attendees.

    Likes programming. Claims that code not tested automatically is not a feature but just a rumor.

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