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Do you want to work at Armedia?

Do you want to work at Armedia?

Then first, let’s understand YOU. It’s really important you understand who you are as a worker and the environment you work best in. Finding the right fit for you is the best thing you can do for the company you commit to employment. When you fit in a company, just...

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“instanceof”, Why And How To Avoid It In Code

“instanceof”, Why And How To Avoid It In Code

The java “instanceof” operator is used to test whether the object is an instance of the specified type (class or subclass or interface). It is also known as type comparison operator because it compares the instance with type. It returns either true or false. If we...

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Accessible Technology – Part 2

In the previous post we learned that Disabled Americans are the fastest growing minority group in America and that 20% of the total population has reported some type of disability and there are still many that are not reported or are counted separately like disabled...

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What Leadership Means To Me

As I sit here eating apple pie and ice cream – yes, I’m a southern kid – I’m reflecting on our Leadership Offsite that ended yesterday.  On the heels of Mother’s Day, I remembered an essay I wrote about 13 years ago at Sapient in response to a contest with the topic...

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What is Armedia based on?

In church on Sunday, the pastor stated that Christianity was based on the person and work of Jesus Christ.  The text of the lesson was from Matthew 16:13-20.  In these verses, Jesus asks His disciples, "Who do men say that I am?" then later He asks His disciples, "Who...

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An Insider’s Perspective: The CPSC Project

It was in the fall of 2010 when I got a call that began my engagement on one of the most interesting projects that I have worked on in recent times. The situation, the project was with one of the leading product safety regulators in the world.  The international arm...

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Top 25 Programming Errors

The 2011 CWE/SANS Top 25 Most Dangerous Software Errors report was published by the SANS Institute and MITRE in June (cwe.mitre.org/top25).  The report leveraged the SANS Institute's Tops 20 attack vectors (www.sans.org/top20) and MITRE's Common Weakness Enumeration...

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Project Estimating: Lesson Learned

Hi, this is Scott Roth.  I am new to Armedia and Armedia's blog.  I have been watching the past few weeks as Dave, Tim and Judy have shared their cutting edge technology lessons learned with you.  Personally, I have found these posts incredibly insightful and had to...

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Missions Trip to Rwanda

I am headed to Rwanda on July 10th for a short-term missions trip.  My church, Immanuel Bible Church http://www.immanuelbible.net, is partnering with African New Life Ministries, http://www.anlm.org.  One of our projects is to build out a computer lab for the...

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A Mower Story

Last summer, my father-in-law purchased a really nice John Deere riding mower. The mower was amazing.  It did everything a mower was supposed to do, and a lot of what a tractor could do, as John Deere designed it. But within days of getting it home, my father-in-law...

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