SoftUni Global Learn to Code Community @

October 14, 2021
I am very happy to announce that SoftUni is now global. We are building a global learn-to-code community, which provides a free mentorship help for code learners, along with weekly code lessons with hands-on exercises, video tutorials, events for developers and other free learning resources. Come and join for free, learn coding, get help from

Java 7 Seminar by Svetlin Nakov and Mihail Stoynov @ BGOUG in Plovdiv

April 24, 2010
On 24 April 2010 I was invited along with my colleague Mihail Stoynov as speakers at a half-day seminar on Java 7. In 3 sequential sessions we presented in deep details what is coming with the new release of the Java platform – Java 7, which is expected to be released in the end of

How to Write a Book with Team of 30 Authors – Invited Talk

October 18, 2009
Last Sunday I was given an invited talk in the Club “Stop and Think!” about writing open source books with a large team of 30 authors. This process is really a challenge because the authors are enthusiasts and they write for the good of the community. You are not their boss because you don’t pay

Open Source Toolkit for Extraction of Cognates and False Friends (TECFF)

September 30, 2009
Today I granted to the community (under MIT license) the source code of the most interesting algorithms designed for my PhD thesis (implemented in C#): MMEDR – algorithm for measuring weighted orthographic similarity between Bulgarian and Russian words taking into account some linguistically motivated Bulgarian-Russian correspondences (current supports Bulgarian and Russian only) SemSim – algorithm