Tuesday, 30 April 2013
Monday, 29 April 2013
Sunday, 28 April 2013
I'm quite deep recently. I have so much influence and yet hardly any interesting topic to come up. When you read great articles and learn from them it's hard to be creative. I'm not gonna repeat what I've read, and don't have any interesting to present at the moment. Well, I rather make things, instead of spending my time with writing. I think I'm about to hit my journalist deep point.
Saturday, 27 April 2013
Friday, 26 April 2013
I've heard this story about Richard Stallman once that he is quite extravagant with his web surfing habits. This is the source. As we are mostly techie people it's our responsibility to keep up the illusion that we do science and computer. Hear my seven tiny tips to become a seemingly overly geek developer.
Thursday, 25 April 2013
I keep myself a pretty tablet addicted person. I bought my first one 2 years ago - I thought it's gonna a be a nice new toy - that turned to be an essential part of my everyday routine. Let share you some of the practices I do at work.
Wednesday, 24 April 2013
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
Without a doubt PHPStorm is one of the best code editor environment. If you've never done that, you might want to dive into the reference at least once. Apart from the obvious features and settings I share my favorite extras.
Monday, 22 April 2013
We have got an interesting data model today. Hundreds of different properties with special behavior. Nothing is fixed and still requires a lot of flexibility. Among many option we raised the idea of using nosql. I remembered Drupal has a MongoDB module. Chx (Karoly) and many others were working on it.
Sunday, 21 April 2013
Saturday, 20 April 2013
First I've met the game of life theory at the uni on a class named: computer science in biology. It was fascinating, the first micro program that actually seemed to be alive. Tonight I finally got a few hours to implement the code.
Friday, 19 April 2013
I had a quite interesting challenge today. On one of our site we're using Solr search with the apachesolr Drupal module. (I know SearchApi knows more, we have our reason for apachesolr.) At one point we've got a request for bulk operations. I easily scored the issue to a simple module install, when realized there is no such thing as apachesolr and vbo.
Thursday, 18 April 2013
Wednesday, 17 April 2013
Some days turned to be more surprising than is should be. We had our sprint closing day and found a free hour to play with the project. I wanted to see if I could make the site faster by some helper module. I could not, actually.
Tuesday, 16 April 2013
Monday, 15 April 2013
Sometimes I realize how small tools can be a huge help in the everyday operations. One of the most embarrassing fact about me that I like typing. I like typing queries and scripts and whatnot. But this tool I tell you tonight is a really helpful one.
Sunday, 14 April 2013
Saturday, 13 April 2013
What a nice day at Frontend United. I guess that's the second year of the event and this time it is held in London baby. People seem to like Drupal camps also, but this event managed to generate more buzz on Twitter. So what happened?
Friday, 12 April 2013
Ugh, such a busy week. Brain cells are dead, inside is a black stingy dirty mud. Rotten classes and filthy mediator patterns. Chara·cters in UTF16 and bits in little endian. To avoid any kind of human interaction and the even slight chance of bs-ing I decided to turn to my old friend, Euler.
Thursday, 11 April 2013
I have dominant frustration in non strictly OO PHP projects. It's usually full of complex variables, where you need to dig deep in order to access the values you're interested in. Which is all right, that's the way our Lord created the language and in general the code. But those unexpected undefined variables ...
Wednesday, 10 April 2013
This post is not about StatDiary. It's much deeper into the world of data. I've talked with a lot of people about data tracking and got the surprising feedback that they are not really interested in data. I have a different view on that.
Tuesday, 9 April 2013
Monday, 8 April 2013
Sunday, 7 April 2013
There is a deep joy in development. When you can do the same thing for days and weeks. You're so deep you don't even know what reality is. Everything is structure and data and algorithm. That's why I feel so blue when I cannot invest the proper time in a private project, like StatDiary. However I still have to fix the 4 inch screen layout. A little update about that with some tiny Objective-C practices.
Saturday, 6 April 2013
At work we used to IM each other, one-to-one communication all the time. It's not too hard to imagine how useful a common channel can be. Giving a shout out, announcing news, asking for help or sending nude cat pictures. In any cases a group channel is always a bless.
Friday, 5 April 2013
Thursday, 4 April 2013
Wednesday, 3 April 2013
Tuesday, 2 April 2013
The other day I had a late night chat with Attila. General stuff, Unity and C# and girls. Then out of a sudden he asked if I still like Drupal and the community. I guess the fact itself that he asked is partially answering the question.
Monday, 1 April 2013
It's high time to update the StatDiary application. In order to move the service to a new server I have to update a tiny string - and fortunately because Apple is insisting to make all new apps iPhone 5 compatible I have to change the views to work on the 4 inch screen as well.