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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. Visual Studio 2017 Installer Projects

    The one thing that frustrates me a bit is how often the Visual Studio installer projects change from version to version. In fact, as of this writing there is no project template for Visual Studio 2017. It just so happened that the project that I was working on, was originally developed in Visual Studio 2015. It included a setup project that was now no longer available in Visual Studio 2017. It simply displayed the setup project as (incompatible).Some might argue that I should just go back to using...
  3. The state of Machine Learning and AI industry: insights from Gooroo data

    As Machine Learning (ML), a specialization of Data Science / Artificial Intelligence (AI), moves from a hype to becoming mainstream, there are still a lot of unknowns around the role ML plays in businesses. What exactly do companies hire ML for? What are the skills they need? As this article puts it For instance, did you know the top hiring role in Data Science is no longer "Data Scientist". In fact, it’s relating to Machine Learning skills. As it is happening, at Gooroo.io, we are...
  4. How innovative analytics improve the chance of success in finding jobs on Gooroo.io

    For the data science team at Gooroo.io, a question commonly asked is, how can big data be utilized to improve recruitment, for both those hiring and job seekers? Like many big HR tech companies, we also use data to produce insights and trends on jobs and salaries (like Stackoverflow Trend Survey or SEEK's job trend). What's more, at Gooroo we are looking beyond general insights and into smart, innovative analytics that can help individual recruiters and applicants with their job...
  5. The Path is Null and Full of Squiggles

    I've been using Visual Studio 2017 since the earliest bits were available and I can confidently say, I'm a fan and highly recommend you give it a shot if you get a chance.With that being said, sometimes new features can cause things to blow up and this post is going to be discussing one of those such features, namely Lightweight Solution Load.Recently, I opened up a decently sized solution (~9 projects) and everything seemed in order. All of my dependencies were there, with no warning signs to be...
  6. Sharing is Caring: Using Shared Projects in ASP.NET

    As software developers, copy-pasting some code or a few files and having it in multiple places has always been smelly. There are several different avenues that you can take to avoid this kind of redundancy, but this post will focus on one that it seems isn’t talked about too often: Shared Projects.Prior to the introduction to Shared Projects, I’ll briefly go over why Shared Projects themselves were introduced, and how you might have accomplished similar behavior before their release.With the major...
  7. Glyphfriend 2.1 Released! Now with Library Filtering

    It hasn't been too long since the latest 2.0 release of Glyphfriend, but with the release of Visual Studio 2017 coming around the corner, there were a few things that could use some improvement and polishing off before then.Message received, loud and clear.All of the changes that were made to make the extension more flexible actually resulted in it being more noisy. Glyphfriend would just serve everything it knew about. This has generally been regarded as a bad move, and thus library filtering is...
  8. Resolving Installation Issues with Visual Studio 2017

    I’ve seen quite a few posts online regarding folks having issues installing Visual Studio 2017 after using previous versions of the IDE (such as the various pre-releases and RCs). If this sounds like you, then you might want to follow some of the steps in this blog post to ensure that your next install goes smoothly.Generally, the standard uninstall procedure should work as expected, so definitely try that before moving on. If that doesn’t work and you find yourself unable to install or update...
  9. How to add five star rating functionality to a website with jQuery, CSS and Microsoft Web API

    This article is the example I would have liked to have found when I was investigating how to write my own five star rating system.See https://www.easy-listen.com to see the five star rating example live.The rating system allows voting and retrieving the average vote for multiple items on a single page.References: the edX course named Introduction to jQuery by Microsoft’s Michael Harrison.This sample is a walkthrough explaining how to create the following code items.1. HTML file with five stars for...
  10. Visual Studio: Creating and managing digital certificates in C#

    Digital Certificates are used for secure communication between two parties. In digital certification we ensure that the peoples who are using our apps or services are securely communicating with each other and those peoples can be individual consumers or businesses.In Digital Certification we use both Hashing and Asymmetric encryption for creating digital signatures.After encrypting the hash of data we obtain a digital signature later which is used for verification of data.As there are a lot more...
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