-=Latest Posts=-

Large HD Monitors are Important, Seriously!

March 9, 2013 10:27 pm Leave your thoughts

Every time I see an IT team with small minuscule 17 inch or even 15 inch, a question always pops in my mind: “how do they manage to do any work?”. It’s not about being picky or having the ability to brag. It’s all about productivity. My machines at home and office all... View Article

Debuggex – a New Regular Expression Debugging Tool

March 6, 2013 8:52 pm 4 Comments

Most people, beginners and professionals alike find regular expressions sometimes confusing, perhaps because developers do not really use this in their everyday development. As of the time this post was written, there were about 53000 questions in stackoverflow concerning regular expressions in some repect; surely this points out how many... View Article

Back to Basic: Doubly Linked List with JavaScript

March 5, 2013 7:38 am Leave your thoughts

This is a first post of our series “back to basic”. We understand that there are always people starting out to be developers such as first year university students or just experienced developers wanting to revisit the basic. The aim of this series is exactly that, revisiting programming concepts using... View Article

Keyboards We Recommend – Window (Browser) Shopping Day

March 3, 2013 10:42 pm 1 Comment

It’s weekend night, so perhaps a it wouldn’t hurt to do some window browser shopping. A few weeks ago I posted a post about the importance of keyboard and mice in your workplace, this time I’ll share some of the products that I really considered getting. Hopefully this will help... View Article

16-Bit Doctor Who

March 1, 2013 8:15 am Leave your thoughts

I can’t help but to post this video, it’s really cool :) Plus it’s almost weekend too today. Enjoy! Doctor who in 16-bit SNES like goodness! You’ll need to view the full article to see the video. Tweet Vote on HN

Managing Proxy Authentication and Exclusion List

February 28, 2013 10:45 pm Leave your thoughts

A lot of companies have implemented firewalls and closed off direct external internet access for security reasons. This results in developers going through proxy servers (internal to the company) in order to access external websites. Normally, these proxy server can be configured through the OS global configuration or through individual... View Article

Counting Associative Array Length in JavaScript

February 26, 2013 1:47 pm Leave your thoughts

Before we look at the code snippets, yes there is no such thing as associative array in JavaScript, they are all objects. But really, a lot of people search for “how do we  get JavaScript associative array length?” so I might as well publish this short post. So say we have an... View Article

Super small USB drive sticks

February 25, 2013 6:37 pm Leave your thoughts

Anyone who has bought the 128GB or even 256GB MacBook Pro will eventually know how precious disk space really is. The common solution is of course moving off the unneeded files such as music, books, etc to external storage such as usb hard drive or usb drive sticks. The problem is, if... View Article

Code Standards: Who Cares?…Right?

February 21, 2013 8:20 am Leave your thoughts

If I remembered correctly during my university years there were very little reasoning provided for adhering to code standards apart from the occasional fear that we might lose mark. This is not the right attitude to be taught to budding programmers, it lacks the long term reasoning of software maintenance.... View Article

Instant Messenger at Work – Chatting at Work

February 17, 2013 4:36 am Leave your thoughts

The Danger of Interruptions The worst problem is of course the fact that according to a research, interruptions drop a person’s IQ up to 10 points which is 4 points more than smoking marijuana 1, concerning indeed. The paper also further explained that in order to return to the fully... View Article