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Know a JavaScript developer?

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

If you haven’t heard yet, we’re looking for a JavaScript developer at Zemanta. I think the ad says it all.

Are you the frontend developer we are looking for?

Zemanta is developing a platform for contextually enhancing content and your job would be to help us develop tools that make this easy and fun for writers and readers alike.

If you have an exceptional understanding of Javascript and the internals of browsers, thrive on challenges and love learning new skills, then we would love to talk to you. Knowing Python and Django framework is a plus, but not a prerequisite.

“I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.”

(Winston Churchill on life at a startup)

Well, not quite. Working in a startup means working in an ever-changing environment. We expect you to be flexible, do what needs to be done when needed, but offer flexibility in return. We care about good work and meeting deadlines. We don’t care where or when you do it, as long as you keep true to mutual agreements which include occasional meetings and we promise not to overburden you with work. A self-reliant member of a team is how you see yourself.

Schools you might have attended are none of our concern. We care only about how good of a developer and person you are. We expect you to send us examples of your work or explain persuasively why we should hire you. Zemanta is an international company, so your application, as much of our communication, will have to be in English.

Please send your application saved as an HTML or TXT document to [email protected].

Closing date for applications: 31.7.2009

In a time when practically all pages include some sort of JavaScript I am surprised that we don’t have more JavaScript developers popping up – this now surely is a full time job even in Slovenia. So you are one challenge yourself and send your job application and if you know one, send him our way…

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More mix

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007

I hear that other blogs are covering the mix pretty goood, so I’m not even going to try to compete. I don’t have much time to surf the web or open and more importantly read the feeds.

I’ll just mention a few things I find interesting. The first one would be the DLR or the possibility to run dynamic languages in the .net environment. They’re saying that Iroonpython is much faster than the defaul implementation because of the platform. I guess this should give hope to Ruby developers that one day Ruby’s gonna be fast. They even wrote a new JScript parser for it.

Sitting in the biSitting in the big Palazzo M room waiting for the last keynote also gives me time to comment on a few other things. It’s really hard to be thirsty or hungry around here. There’s free stuff everywhere – lots of it. The breakfast and lunch are full meals, not only quick bites or fingerfood, which is also great.

As I said in the previous post it is a bit cold though. The fiifth floor where I’m at now is ok, but the fourth where most of the sessions happen is less comfortable. It’s too cold for short sleeves but not cold enough that a sweater would be a perfect solution.

The conference staff is really friendly, not only the Microsoft but all the others as well. What is lacking is more charging stations which forces users to squat the hallways where you can plug yourself into the matrix directly.

Another thing I noticed was that a lot of people have tablet or tablet convertible portable computers. I find this very interesting since there aren’t really that many different models available. Also there aren’t may macs here, which was expected since that’s the competition. I sometimes feel a bit out of line with my linux powered Nokia N800.

More tomorrow. If you want to read more about the conference visit technorati and search for mix07. If you don’t like to read or want to ask something visit Spletne urice @ Kiberpipa on wednesday, May 9 2007. launched!

Monday, April 9th, 2007

I’ve launched a Slovenian OpenID site at I’m looking for other Slovenian OpenID enthusiasts that would help build a meaningful center for all Slovenian OpenID users and developers.

It’s a long road that OpenID has to travel to become a serious player on the landscape of the internet. If you think it’s the right way to go and are willing to do something about it you’re welcome to join us – contact details at

At the same time I would like to mention that we’ll be having (probably the first Slovenian) OpenID talk at Spletne urice on 18 April at 19:00. Sebastjan Trepca, the founder of Slovenian Orthodox Users of Python, developer of Marela and a web developer at Parsek, will be talking about what OpenID is and how to implement a client and a server.

If you want to read more about OpenID head over to to find a bunch of OpenID resource links. If you have more don’t hesitate to email.