Bozhidar Bozhanov

About Bozhidar Bozhanov

Senior Java developer, one of the top stackoverflow users, fluent with Java and Java technology stacks - Spring, JPA, JavaEE. Founder and creator of Computoser and Welshare. Worked on Ericsson projects, Bulgarian e-government projects and large-scale online recruitment platforms. Member of the jury of the International Olympiad in Linguistics and the Program committee of the North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad.

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Does It Get Boring To Be A Programmer?

Programmers are people who create computer programs. (I’ll skip the discussion whether it should be “programmer”, “developer”, “engineer”, “coder” or whatever. You ...
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Bcrypt, Salt. It’s The Bare Minimum.

The other day I read this Arstechnica article and realized how tragic the situation is. And it is not this bad because of the evil hackers. It’s bad because few people know how to ...
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All That Cloud: Amazon, Google App Engine, Windows Azure, Heroku, Jelastic

You wanna be in the cloud? You have plenty of options. I’ve evaluated or used many of them, so here are a few words about each. (I will include some Java-related comments, as I’m ...
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Schema Creation Script With Hibernate 4, JPA And Maven

The scenario is trivial – you want to generate a database schema creation script while building your application (and then execute the script on the target database) This was relatively ...
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Proof of Concept: Play! Framework

We are starting a new project and we have to choose the web framework. Our default choice is grails, because the team already has experience with it, but I decided to give Play! and ...
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ORM Haters Don’t Get It

I’ve seen tons of articles and comments (especially comments) that tell us how bad, crappy and wrong is the concept of ORM (object-relational mapping). Here are the usual claims, ...
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Runtime vs Compile-Time Classpath

This should really be a simple distinction, but I’ve been answering a slew of similar questions on Stackoverflow, and often people misunderstand the matter. So, what is a classpath? ...
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Keep As Much Stuff As Possible In The Application Itself

There’s a lot of Ops work to every project. Setting up server machines, and clusters of them, managing the cloud instances, setting up the application servers, HAProxy, load balancers, ...
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Humour Time: Programming Puns

Though not strictly puns, I tried to make them sort-of funny: - What are you doing on this bench with a bank slip and a marker? - Benchmarking our transactions. What’s “on” ...
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My Problem With Your Interviews

This article comes right after Facebook rejected me after 3 phone interviews, but it is not going to be a hate-post. In fact, I’ve been planning to write it for a couple of months. ...
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