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My digital organizing system

We encounter many inputs every day. There are different links from our favorite websites. There are different development snippets. There are working instructions. Tons of inputs every day. These data inputs needs to be organized so that they become useful for me to make decision. By tagging and organizing data into groups, data becomes information. […]

Read Post / 2020-02-08

My 2010s Review

A conclusion of my last 10 years. This is the last month of the decade. Let me take some time to round up my last 10 years. Here are the highlights. Began my book writing e-Learning and MakClass Building my own productivity and knowledge system. Coming back to WorldSkills skill 17 Got married and built […]

Read Post / 2019-12-31

Trying PreText

From the latest MacStories newsletter, I learnt a new app called PreText. It is as if the TextEdit app all from macOS migrated into iOS. It does only one thing, text editing with files provider, and that is all we need sometimes. Although this app is not a replacement to my current writing workflow, it […]

Read Post / 2019-04-20

Setting header and footer for DocRaptor and PrinceXML PDF generation

I’m setting the header and footer content while using the DocRaptor and PrinceXML engine. Nothing appears on the header and footer until I give the page some margin. That is my lesson learnt. Originally I configure the @page margin to be 0 and use only page padding. This works until I need to place the […]

Read Post / 2019-04-20

Today I Learned

Added the Today-I-Learned category. This is for sharing what I learned every day. It is inspired from the #til from Michael Rose.

Read Post / 2018-02-23

A rear fingerprint sensor may trigger accidental purchases.

A rear fingerprint sensor on phone may trigger accidental purchases. When we hold the phone, we may rest our index finger on the rear fingerprint sensor. In such case, whenever the UI prompts for confirmation of purchase via fingerprint, the confirmation is instantly finished even without user aware of that, due to the always there […]

Read Post / 2017-07-12

The similarity of Medium and YouTube

I don’t like putting business videos on YouTube. Especially the videos that I need to embed in my website. That’s because of the non-controllable video suggestions at the end of the video playback. It may distract and redirect the reader from my site to the next funny videos. The same applies to Medium. In Medium, […]

Read Post / 2017-07-11