How to get to the job interview at Niteo as a developer

In June we've opened up three job positions and received A TON of applications. Python job posting alone received more than 70 applicants in a matter of days. To simplify our selection process there are two sets of written questions for filtering before the interview. For future developers applying for a job (hopefully many of them will read this post),…

My Experience at iCEE.fest 2018

Two weeks ago I was at the iCEE.fest conference. I decided to go because it takes place in Bucharest where I'm based. Then the event mostly focuses on marketing and advertising although it's promoted as a general tech conference. That's perfect in my case, plus I know the owner and his great results over the years. This is by far…

Niteo is hiring!

Currently, Niteo has three open positions: An enthusiastic Python developer, WordPress & WooCommerce Developer, DevOps with a love for Python and Go. We are looking for help on our current flagship project, Easy Blog Networks, and our new project WooCart. We look forward to your application!

LTV Conf, May 2018, London

I love going to conferences in London because it is one of the rare cities I have a direct connection to. We were invited to this one and being a small SaaS conference with great speakers lined up it was a no-brainer. I only wrote notes for the two talks that impact our business the most, no offense to other…

Resuming uploads to Amazon S3

I am escaping continental winter at the moment which means my internet connection is not perfect. I was uploading a 1GB file to Amazon S3 via the console.aws.amazon.com and the upload failed at 93%. Just my luck! I didn’t want this to happen again. So I tried using Cyberduck to upload and intentionally turned off WiFi after a few seconds…

IRL#4: Istanbul

Last month we again held our biannual in-person gathering of all Niteans, the IRL. As is customary, we meet somewhere warm for the winter edition of the event. This year we chose Istanbul, Turkey. A stunning city with millennia of heritage. We’ve gotten good at running IRLs so this one was by far the most productive. We’ve done several improvements…

AWS EC2 gotchas

Lately, AWS has been giving us a lot of headaches on the Easy Blog Networks project. It turns out only because resources (we pay per how many things we can do per second) are fiercely measured on AWS, but the underlying problems are happening on all EBN providers. So when we go over operations per second limit which is 100,…