2020 is coming to an end. It's been a busy year for us, so let's summarize what we did at Vertabelo. I will also show you how the Vertabelo database modeler will evolve in 2021. This is already a great tool, but it will be even better. See what we plan to do. I am not exaggerating when I say that we had our hands full in 2020. In addition to constantly improving the Vertabelo database modeler and creating new Vertabelo Academy courses, we have launched completely new platforms for learning SQL and Python.
There are many signs that our civilization is on an exponential growth path and, based on my own observations, there are signs of this growth in the area of software engineering. A few days ago yet another Vertabelo user expected an immediate production update for a small bug fix. It led me to think about how often software was released due to bug fixing from the historical point of view.
A week ago we were in Kraków at Java Developers Days, one of the biggest annual Java conferences in Poland. For the first time we showed Vertabelo live to a wider audience. It was a pleasure to meet all the Java developers and talk about their projects, technologies and tools they use. We had a strong team at the conference and it allowed us to talk anyone interested - more than one hundred talks.
We are launching a new product on a market, so let me tell you the short story about how and why Vertabelo was born. e-point and I personally have more than fifteen years of experience in building business applications. All of them use relational databases as a storage for their data. Most of those applications are rather big - think about hundreds of tables in a database and hundreds of screens in a UI.