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Oleg Dulin

I am a software engineer and technology architect in New York City / New Jersey area. All opinions expressed here are mine and do not represent opinions of my employers and customers, nor should my opinions be construed as opinions about my employers and customers.

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In Support Of Gary Johnson

I try to keep this blog free of politics. However, the post entitled “Daddy, why didn’t you blog about Trump?” by my friend Scott Aaronson brought up a very valid point: Against those considerations, I recently realized there’s an argument for speaking out, which goes as follows. Suppose […]

Files and folders: apps vs documents

The other day I had a conversation with a friend who pointed out that one of the reasons he purchased a Microsoft Surface Pro tablet as opposed to an iPad Pro was the fact that Windows 10 has proper file management mechanisms whereas the iPad does not. I […]

JEE in the cloud era: building application servers

Nothing riles up the passions of the developer community more than pointing out that a technology is dead. Much to my surprise, Java Enterprise Edition still has fans loyal enough to get riled up . JEE as a specification may not be dead but bloated JEE application servers most certainly are and have been for well over a decade.

Managed IT is not the future of the cloud

This article was originally published on my Cloud Power blog at Computerworld on November 10th, 2015 On October 21st, 2015, HP officially announced what many of us anticipated for months. After months of denials and flip-flopping they will shut down their HP Helion Public Cloud service. How does […]

JavaScript as the language of the cloud

This article was originally published on my blog at Computerworld on Jan 20th, 2016  Since my last post, I had an opportunity at work to take over the responsibilities over a couple of web apps. I also implemented one from scratch. I spent the last 15 years working […]

LinkedIn needs a reset

LinkedIn today is a smorgasbord. If I look at my LinkedIn inbox it is filled with mostly cold-call and form letter inquiries from recruiters. I don’t think most recruiters even bother to peruse my profile and read about my background, which happens to be an open book.

In memory of Ed Yourdon

Ed Yourdon is a Maimonides of our generation. His work in computer science and software engineering shaped our industry at a time when it needed structure. His photography gave us a glimpse into his life and his values. The world is in a better place now because of Ed. He will be greatly missed.