News from Vidya

Welcoming CRMSDC

By Neil Chaudhuri on August 10, 2019

I am very proud to announce that the the Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council (CRMSDC) has certified Vidya as a Minority Business Enterprise. At Vidya, we have been very privileged to deliver high-quality software to a wide array of commercial and government clients using exciting technology while promoting lean principles, agile software development, and diversity in software engineering. The best part about it? It’s been fun! Doing great work and contributing to the community–whether writing on our blog, answering questions on Stack Overflow, contributing to open-source on GitHub, speaking at conferences, and even posting video tutorials on YouTube –have been the most rewarding professional experience of my life.

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25K and Counting on Stack Overflow

By Neil Chaudhuri on May 29, 2019

It’s an honor and a privilege to have helped 2.6 million developers and earned over 25K points on Stack Overflow. For those who don’t know, Stack Overflow is a Q&A site similar to Quora and Reddit that is essential to life as a software engineer. Most of us turn to it at least once a day to see if anyone else has tackled the same problems, and far more often than not, someone has.

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Welcoming Recreation.gov

By Neil Chaudhuri on May 24, 2019

Vidya is proud to have worked on the development of Recreation.gov, a site built for the United States government using leading-edge technologies and practices to make it easier to visit the nation’s most beautiful landmarks and national parks including the Grand Canyon and Mount Whitney. Often called the “Airbnb for Camping,” Rec.gov (as it is colloquially known) allows users to reserve permits to visit and/or stay overnight at federal lands, waterways, and monuments.

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Scala or Go: Tastes Great or Less Filling?

By Neil Chaudhuri on March 29, 2019

Scala and Go (aka Golang) are two of the fastest growing leading-edge programming languages in the world. In the United States, they are also among the most lucrative. Scala and Go are among a slew of programming languages that innovate in numerous ways to produce faster, more resilient, more secure applications for a multicore, cloud native, mobile world. The thing is Scala and Go have very different philosophies on what makes engineers most productive and what defines great applications.

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