Pere Villega's blog

If at first you don’t succeed, call it version 1.0

Hystrix at Gumtree

Happy new year! After many months, busy with the responsive Gumtree project, I wrote another post for our developer blog. This time talking about Hystrix, a Netflix library for application resilience.

Meetup: Building a Developer Centred Company Culture

I wrote another post for Gumtree developer blog. I attended a meetup in StackCareers office in London. I've attended a few meetups (less than I'd like!) since I came to the City and joined Gumtree, but I consider this one to be one of the best.

ReactConf and ORM future

I've been pretty busy lately at Gumtree, but I still got time to publish some posts in our Dev Team blog.

Java 8 is coming

It's March and Java 8 is coming soon. A delayed and very expected release of Java with plenty of new tools: lambdas, default methods, etc.

Builder Pattern and Inheritance in Java

At Gumtree we are currently doing some changes to the back-end of the site. To that aim we have spent some weeks building tools and scaffolding that will facilitate our next tasks. Planning is important if you want quality.