Category Archives: Project JobFinder

A diary of the JobFinder.ma Adventure.

Heroku: The TOP5 legit use cases.

A Quick note about Heroku

Heroku is good. Like, Really good. He’s my best-virtual-friend. And if you’ve never used it, you’ve been missing on a lot. And you should start here. To sum it up in a sentence, it’s a Platform as a Service build by and for developers that makes the product lifecycle easier to handle from build to deploy & run. It supports Ruby, Java, Scala, NodeJS, Clojure, and Python. That’s super Awesome. But it comes with side effects: expensive (for production) and not highly flexible (for out of this world apps).

Here’s 5 reasons where using Heroku is a legitimate choice. Continue reading “Heroku: The TOP5 legit use cases.” »

JobFinder.ma – The Big WHY.

It started a month ago …

On July 24th, I was having coffee with a friend.

We talked a bit about employment opportunities in Morocco, challenges, perspectives … but mostly, problems.

One problem that came up was the huge fragmentation in the job market. More accurately, the fragmentation in the job offers/listings/postings. Then he said :

I wish I had a system that notifies me whenever a job opening that concerns me is posted, anywhere.

I was amazed by how simple the phrase sounded, but also, but how big the problem was.

At the moment, I was working on approximately 3 different projects and running almost 10 experiments.

I dropped everything. Continue reading “JobFinder.ma – The Big WHY.” »