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24.08.2023 By Teresa Canelas

A day with our adessi: Teresa Canelas

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Experience Teresa's remote adventure with adesso, from productive workdays to enchanting evenings in The Hague, join her journey of work and exploration!

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Software Development

Becoming a Software Developer is a sought-after choice due to demand, but it's not the final step. While many transition successfully, the complexity of the profession can lead to challenges. Practical experience is important, yet continuous learning is essential. Just like athletes constantly improve, software developers must invest time, plan, collaborate, and be brave. The journey doesn't end at entry; ongoing self-development is crucial for sustained success.

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Software Development

On this blog post, you will learn about CO2.js, a powerful open-source JavaScript library developed by the Green Web Foundation. Discover how this library can help you gauge the environmental impact of your front-end code by calculating carbon emissions. We'll explore two models for emission calculation - Sustainable Web Design (SWD) and OneByte (1Byte), and delve into different methods of measuring emissions per byte, per visit, and per page. Don't miss out on this essential knowledge for responsible web development!

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AI

20.07.2023 By Simon Houtman and René Wilbers

Creating Business Value with Large Language Models like ChatGPT!

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Discover how large language models (LLMs) like ChatGPT can revolutionize business operations in the rapidly evolving AI landscape. In this blog post, we cover topics such as fine-tuning LLMs, utilizing chained LLMs for efficiency, and the advantages of open-source models. It also introduces ResuMatch AI, an application leveraging ChatGPT for insightful job matching. Embracing LLMs can unlock tremendous business value and propel organizations forward in the era of AI. Contact adesso for assistance and explore exciting opportunities.

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Inside adesso

19.07.2023 By Jordy Zenik

A day with our adessi: Jordy Zenik

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Jordy, a Software Engineer at our special squad Blue4IT. His client is Alliande tell us how is a day of work. He starts his morning participating in a stand-up meeting, brainstormed a new system, designed algorithms, and sought advice from ChatGPT. After coding for a bit, he logged off and went to the gym, ready for another day at work.

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Software Development

17.07.2023 By Stefan van der Steen

PGP: Specification vs. Implementation

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Stefan explains the difference between the PGP specification and its implementations in this blog post, highlighting the importance of understanding this distinction. PGP allows flexibility in the order of operations, but the specification doesn't mandate a specific order for the packets. However, there is an exception for the order of signature packets. The author recommends signing the message before encryption and suggests encrypting both the message and the signature for sender anonymity. It concludes by stating that knowing these details would have been beneficial when starting with PGP.

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Inside adesso

Discover the perfect board game for your next team activity in this post you can check the 10 types of board games tailored to different types of developers. Whether you're a team player, planner, risk-taker, politician, pair programmer, cherry-picker, independent worker, reviewer, analyst, or communicator, there's a game recommended just for you.

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05.07.2023 By Hugin Roijmans

A day with our adessi: Hugin Roijmans

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In this post, Hugin one of our Software Developers, describes his workday, which involves commuting to the office by bicycle, collaborating with their team, participating in daily standup meetings, refining user stories, and engaging in pair programming. They enjoy a lunch break with their team, go for a walk, and indulge in Greek pita gyros. Then he successfully codes a feature, merges a pull request, and wraps up his tasks for the day. After work, he spends quality time with their family and plans to go for a run in the evening. Overall, it was a productive day with a good balance of work and personal life.

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Software Development

03.07.2023 By Stefan van der Steen

PGP: What keys are used

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Welcome back to our journey into the world of PGP (Pretty Good Privacy). In our previous blog, we discovered the remarkable features of PGP. Now, it's time to unlock the secrets of PGP keys. Join us as we unravel the intricacies of key sets, delve into key IDs, and explore the optimal choices for encryption. By the end, you'll have the knowledge to harness the true potential of PGP and navigate the encryption landscape with confidence. Let's dive in and uncover the magic of PGP keys!

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