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Visual Studio 2017 is here

Tomorrow is the launch day for Visual Studio 2017. This year marks also a 20th anniversary. Visual Studio 2017 If you are interested or a fan just go to https://launch.visualstudio.com where you can watch the live streaming of the whole event. There might be also a local event in your town so have a check at https://launch.visualstudio.com/local-events/ whether someone is hosting […]

Farewell BlackBerry

My blackberry is not working. When I heard those words in the BBC One show I knew there would be something funny. And indeed it was. Unfortunately as of today I need to say those words too. My BB is dead. Paweł Łukasik Founder of Octal Solutions a .NET software house. Passionate dev, blogger, occasionally […]

Why did I started writing everyday?

If you check my last year’s writing history and compare with this year there’s a clearly a change. In 2016 I wrote my first post in May and ended up with 24 posts. This year I’m already at half of this number and it’s not even February. Paweł Łukasik Founder of Octal Solutions a .NET software […]

Is Total Recall the best book I've read in 2017?

I know that 2017 has just started. I know that I’ve only managed to finish reading listening one book. And I know that Total Recall will be the best book that I’ve finished this year. Paweł Łukasik Founder of Octal Solutions a .NET software house. Passionate dev, blogger, occasionally speaker, one of the leaders of Wroc.NET user […]

Triage (/ˈtriːɑːʒ/ or //triːˈɑːʒ//) is the process of determining the priority of patients’ treatments based on the severity of their condition. This rations patient treatment efficiently when resources are insufficient for all to be treated immediately. The term comes from the French verb trier, meaning to separate, sift or select.[1] Triage may result in determining the order and priority of emergency treatment, the […]

How to stay full of ideas?

It’s good to be creative, it’s good to have head full of ideas. But how to make sure you don’t run out? Everybody gets a dry spell from time to time. Here are few tips that allow you to fill you head with new concepts. Paweł Łukasik Founder of Octal Solutions a .NET software house. Passionate […]

At first I was not going to write a 2016 review but ultimately decided to write it anyway. It might be a good chance to have a look at the whole year. So what did happen to Paweł Łukasik in 2016? Paweł Łukasik Founder of Octal Solutions a .NET software house. Passionate dev, blogger, occasionally speaker, […]

W ostatnią sobotę odbyła się online’owa konferencja dotnetconf.pl organizowana przez Michała Franca, Pawła Sawicza oraz Jakuba Jędryszka. I ja tam wśród zacnego grona prelegentem byłem, miód i wino…eee, nie – tego nie było. Bunkrów też nie było ale i tak było…. bardzo technicznie. Jeśli jeszcze jej nie widziałeś zachęcam do zerknięcia na stronę konferencji. A jeśli […]

I deal a lot with communities. It started very early. As a teenager I was promoted to a moderator function on one of the online forums – binboy.org (anyone recognizes the name?). Currently I deal with online community (dotnetomaniak.pl) as well as online/offline – http://wrocnet.org. As I wanted to learn more and more about communities I […]

For the last two days I was attending the .NET Developers Poland conference in Warsaw. It was my first time at this conference (I was there as a media patronage from dotnetomaniak.pl) and due to the fact that this year I’ve attend a lot of different sort of conferences (considering my usual average of 1/yr) I’ve decided to write short review […]