Category: tech

Conversational bots in cloud

As mentioned in the previous article, our company uses conversational bot to improve recruitment process. See below for some stack decisions we took during development. When exploring a new technological area, I always start from checking solutions provided on cloud platforms.

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4Developers 2019

At 8 of April 2019 I took part in a big (2300 participants) conference 4Developers. 4Developers is event not focused on the specific programming language or technology, but it mix many of them. Attendees could choose lectures among architecture, backend, frontend,

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Bots, bots everywhere

At Pretius, we continuously look for new areas we can develop competence in. Constantly growing market of conversational bots is drawing our attention in particular. Polish premiere of Google Assistant prompted us to create our own bot. For already two moths now,

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Why you should choose the microservices architecture?

Microservices architecture  has grown in popularity in software development recently. The traditional way (using the monolithic architecture) of developing enterprise applications has become problematic when applications grow and get more composed. IT architects are turning to a microservices software development

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POUG 2018 from Students’ Perspective

Oracle conferences are excellent opportunities to take part in inspirational lectures about database administration, programming and general trends in Oracle world. The Polish edition, called Pint with Oracle User Group (POUG), was located in Sopot this year. Surrounded by the scenery

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Devoxx Poland 2018

Along with other guys from the Pretius team, I had a chance to participate in this year’s edition of Devoxx Poland, which was held from June 20 to 22 in Kraków. Devoxx is the biggest Java conference in Poland and is a great

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Configuring builds for application servers with maven profiles

Introduction Maven profiles are not the most commonly used feature and there is relatively little information on how to use them in practice. They can be used to differentiate builds of the same application; virtually every element specified in one’s pom.xml

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Happy Birthday, Translate APEX!

Exactly one year ago, on 30.11.2015, we launched Translate APEX Project – the website containing collection of free translations for Oracle Application Express. Oracle APEX as a global tool: is available with Oracle DB all over the world, is used by developers and companies

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Pretius APEX Nested Reports Plugin with Bootstrap popover

One month ago I have released new Oracle APEX plugin Pretius APEX Nested reports which has been greeted with enthusiasm among APEX developers. Since then,  I have been asked how to implement Bootstrap popover functionality as Custom Callback. In this article

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How to prepare training files for Tesseract OCR and improve characters recognition?

Over the last few years, optical character recognition (OCR) has become very popular. You can find various OCR engines which help you with the OCR process but you should consider Tesseract to build your own OCR application. It is a very powerful tool and it’s

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