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  1. The state of gender diversity in the tech industry: Gooroo facts and data

    The discussion on gender diversity in tech recently heats up with the viral memo on gender issues (titled "Google's Ideological Echo Chamber") by ex-Googler James Damore. Since then it has attracted several follow ups, including prominent ones by the New York Times or by The Washington Post. At Gooroo, it is pretty relevant to us as the tech industry is our main focus. We are specifically interested in knowing the facts behind the state of gender balance/diversity in tech companies...
  2. Lessons Learned Writing Spring Boot Auto Configurations

    My team and I make heavy use of Spring Boot to build microservices that power our applications at our company. We've even gone so far as to write our own custom auto configurations to ease development. We package these auto configurations along with other goodies into what we call our platform.Recently, after releasing a new platform version, we encountered an issue where one of our microservices would fail to start at what appeared to be random intervals. After further digging, we noticed specifically...
  3. Spring Cloud and Netflix Ribbon: Client-side Load Balancing

    Eventually you'll reach a point where you need to run multiple instances of an application or a service for high availability or to manage increased load. That's what load balancers are for. There's generally two different types:What many people would call a "load balancer" is actually a server-side load balancer. It can be implemented in hardware or software. The traffic is sent to a dedicated service that decides where to send the traffic, using an algorithm like round-robin, to one of the...
  4. Tech skill and Salary analysis - United States and Australia

    Tech job seekers, both active and passive, are willing to make a move for the right offer. But when is the right time to move? Since the technology sector is ever expanding and evolving, it is hard to know when the market is best placed for a strategic relocation into another role. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of tech and computer occupations is expected to grow 12% by 2024, greater than the average for all other occupations. Now more than ever it is important that...
  5. Portfolio Resource Utilization in Project Online using Power BI custom Reports

    With the growing number of projects across multiple LOBs, the PMO needs an easy and intuitive way to gain a quick insight into the resource capacity across the entire project portfolio. Traditionally, resource capacity planning is a challenging task due to the lack of enterprise-wide resource pools and/or lack of planning, in general. One of the most crucial responsibilities of a project/resource managers is the planning & monitoring of resource workloads. In most organizations today, resources...
  6. An Introduction to R for Java Developers

    As a Software Engineer I'm always keeping up to date with technology and one of the things that helps me do that is book reviews. Right now, I'm reviewing The Book of R: A First Course in Programming and Statistics by Tilman M. Davies. R is a programming language used in statistical computing and has gained in popularity in the recent years due to the explosion of data and its applications like Machine Learning.
  7. Spring Boot 1.4: @MockBean and @SpyBean

    It's August 2016 and the Spring Boot team recently released Spring Boot 1.4 ( on July 28th, 2016 ). Some of the biggest improvements and simplifications are around unit and integration testing. We'll take a focused look at two of the newly added features: @MockBean and @SpyBeanThe newly introduced annotation, (@MockBean), adds generalized support for mocking of any Spring bean. If you've used Mockito Annotations before, @MockBean is simliar to @Mock but with Spring support.Suppose we have a simple...
  8. Tech Industry Salaries The Steadiest In 12 Months, According to Latest Stats From Gooroo

    In the past month, tech professionals in Australia, the US and UK have seen the steadiest rates of salary and demand overall for the past year, varying by less than 0.3% from October.While Australia saw average salaries for mobile related positions fall by approximately 6% in November, an increase in infrastructure, big data and database salaries kept the average tech salary stable at $104,200 AUD.“Mobile skills aren’t going to fall out of favour anytime soon,” says Greg Muller, CEO and Founder of...
  9. Australian Tech Jobs On The Rise While USA Faces Continued Decline, According To Latest Gooroo Stats

    Australian tech jobs are seeing the highest average advertised salaries since March while the USA sees further declines, the October statistics from tech job analysts Gooroo reveal.In the three months to October 2015, the average advertised salary of Australian tech positions has increased by 1.4%, 1.2% and 2.0% in August, September and October respectively. The average salary for tech professionals in Australia is now AUD$104,301.Conversely, the United States of America has seen a marked decline...
  10. Demand for software developers continues as infrastructure loses more ground, according to latest Gooroo data

    Melbourne (Australia) 10 September 2015 – Software developers are on a roll with continued high demand in August while infrastructure continues on a downward trajectory, according to the latest data from tech job marketplace experts Gooroo.Following the same pattern as the previous two months, Australia’s tech jobs continue to see higher demand and salaries for professionals with skills in software development, mobile technologies and database related skills.“This really isn’t a trend that is expected...
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