In the heart of software development, in the city Brno, we launched a blog about IT.
A few days ago, our first company hackathon finished successfully. But in order to define success, we have to define goals. With every new project, we evaluate what technologies to use.
One use-case of our CRM solution is to run custom calculations with custom ETL jobs prepared by the application users. This is a big advantage of CRM because users have better insight to business logic than developers, which are concerned mostly about the technological side of application.
When we started using MongoDB in our projects, I was very confused by aggregations. But I wrote so many of them at this point, I actually enjoy putting them together. At least I enjoy it more than writing SQL queries. Yet there is one thing I have to process for a while in my mind every time - how to do null checking and field existence checking.