Telerik Academy Officially Launched Free Software Development Courses for 100 Students from February 2010

December 15, 2009
In the last few months I am working as full-time consultant for the training initiatives in Telerik. It is really an exciting company and I really enjoy my job as manager of the technical training and university relations. I still can’t believe that Telerik is really perfectly organized company, beyond my expectations and even dreams.

Svetlin Nakov is No Longer Involved in the National Academy for Software Development (NASD)

December 1, 2009
Starting from March 2009 I left the National Academy for Software Development (NASD). NASD was really nice project and it was running successfully for few years but the idea changed so much that from some point in 2008 I was no longer able to enjoy doing this work. Why I left NASD? 1) My dream

X.509 Certificate Validation in Java: Build and Verify Chain and Verify CLR with Bouncy Castle

For one of my recent projects I needed to implement X.509 certificate validation library that validates a certificate across given set of trusted root certificated and a set of intermediate certificate. Initially I thought this is a problem that has already out-of-the-box solution in BouncyCastle but the CRL verification was found to be unpleasant to