Programmer CV/Resumé: Dos & Mostly Don’ts

The importance of the CV (or “resumé” to our American friends) is variable depending on your reputation with your prospective employer. For example, it is not uncommon to have hundreds (or even thousands) of applications from new graduates for entry-level …

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ImmoScout24 App for iOS 10 and watchOS 3

When Apple previewed iOS 10 and watchOS 3 at their Worldwide Developers Conference in June this year, our team present at the conference in San Francisco and the rest of us in Berlin were pretty excited about adding the just-announced …

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A Dumb UI Is a Good UI: Using MVP In iOS with Swift

The Model-View-Controller is a common design pattern when it comes to the development of an iOS application. Usually the view layer consists of elements from UIKit defined programmatically or in xib-files, the model layer contains the business logic of the …

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Why You Should Pair Programm with a Non-programmer

One of the most valuable practices in the today’s software development is pair programming. Briefly, it means that two developers work on the same programming task together. There are uncountable benefits of doing pair programming and a lot of articles …

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Kickoff for Diversity at Scout24

Last Friday the whole Diversity in Tech Community of IS24 took one day to pitch ideas and define goals for the next year. The Stratum Lounge in Berlin Friedrichshain, a great location to focus and gather ideas. Kicking off the …

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PostgreSQL & the socketTimeout connection parameter trap

Are you using PostgreSQL and experiencing PSQLException: This connection has been closed. sometimes? Did you, by chance, configure a socketTimeout for your database connection? Read on to find out more and how to fix this.…

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