Don’t Identify With Your Work

The Mind likes its own creations. Often too much. As professionals who use their mind to create anything, we must be aware of this. Is there a better feeling that that of accomplishment mixed with pride and fulfillment when you make something meaningful on the edge of your abilities? This you keep and cherish. Taking…

OOP Principles Beyond Objects

Among the first fundamentals most of us learn are the amazing called Principles of Object-Oriented Programming. And as novice students, we just go ahead and learn them.Maybe you aren’t sure why something is the way it is and question it directly, but once you make sense of it you see that, well, it makes sense.But…

It’s not about you.

For the past 2-3 months I’ve been singing in a small choir. I started in October along with a few other new faces. It turned out to be a more exciting pastime than I expected.First came the singing. Then some songs. Then, with all the other parties (altos, sopranos…) it became so much more interesting….

Fix Slow GIT PULL

First things first the fix for my problem was: git config –global gc.auto 0 If you want to check if it’s the same problem read on. For the last too many days I was plagued with a painfully slow git pull. We’re talking 10s of minutes. The output looked something like this: [peterd@localhost RPM]$ git…

Web Apps > Native Apps

Because they’re convenient. That’s it. We’re done folks, go home. See you tomorrow! If you’re still reading this I’ll assume it’s out of curiosity on the subject at hand, which is always admirable, so I will elaborate a bit. How long has it been until you’ve needed to convert a word document to PDF? I rarely…