Today we are putting the developer spotlight on Naji, Support Engineer for Meltwater News in Berlin, Germany.
In the Developer Spotlight
The Developer Spotlight is a new category on our blog. I offers you a keyhole view at the work of our developers, designers, support engineers, testers, operations engineers, Scrum masters, and all other people at Meltwater that bring our products to life.
It is Three Inches from Women to Asia
Recently I had an interesting problem to solve. Given a set of documents and the key phrases found in each document, the task is to display the key phrases on a map so that related phrases appear close to each other while unrelated ones are placed further apart. This should result in a word cloud in which words are somewhat semantically clustered.
→ Work as a MEST Teaching Fellow
Want to live and work in Ghana for a year? Checkout the opportunities at MEST, Meltwater’s nonprofit organization in Accra, Ghana.
I can highly recommend it! If you are interested in this topic, you may also want to read this post about my experience in Ghana on the Meltwater Careers Blog.
Developer Challenges – Lessons Learned
In 2011 I participated in the 1st ever Springer API Challenge. Here is what I learned about developer challenges in general and how they can be beneficial for both developers and companies.