Mantra of over engineering

Look at this: Hibernate is more complex than the problem it tries to solve I’ve to agree with that. There seems to be over engineering mantra embedded in to Java world. If something is not re-factored into ”enterprisy” complexity, then technology is not considered good. In other words this is known also mantra of job…

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Javascript dependency hell

Okey, Scenario is this: There is two competing libraries for ”_” (aka. underscore) global variable. Libraries in question are ”underscore” and ”lodash”. Problem is that due to javascript compatibility dependency hell, it’s quite difficult to have only one of them. For example. in simple test project (either using Jam or Bower) I’m failing to accomplish…

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In series: What you did on your weekend

So what during the weekend? Well, just a bit more coding and experimenting: Simple Klondike So I did small refresh in my web app development and cooked up small solitaire game. Of course game itself ain’t anything particular, but what is important is experimentation with various techniques. So that’s all for a while. Tested with…

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Betraying my soul

I stated earlier, that my next tablet would be 8″, 2GB and so on. Well, no, that didn’t happen. I betrayed my soul and bought instead Google Nexus 32GB + 3G 7″ tablet instead. And so far I haven’t been disappointed. Device works really nicely, screen is nice and storage space is plentiful. GPS works…

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What you did on your weekend?

Well, frankly I can’t know that. But I know what I did. Due to some defects in standard java RMI protocol, I decided to write my own custom protocol. Must be noticed that I didn’t do this completely from the scratch, but concept is based into earlier custom wrappers for normal RMI to allow passing…

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What’s my next tablet going to be

My next tablet will be… 8″ screen size Since that is around biggest what can be carried everywhere. 2 GB of memory Since I’m going to need that memory. Android Since that shall be winning standard in the future, so I bet into winner. Micro SD card slot Then what about discspace? Well, right not…

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Fixing libvdpau nvidia patch for Opera

Fix for well known libvdpau bug with libflashplayer is nice, but it has once severe problem. Patch is designed wrong, so it won’t work with opera. Problem with patch is that it tries to look for string ”libflashplayer” in ”/proc/self/cmdline”. Assumption that such string would exist in cmdline is very poor, and it won’t with…

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Hacking with Stone-Axe in 21th century

After spending 2 decades with java language, taking peek into javascript feels unbeliable. Javascript has basically existed around same time than java, but unlike java language haven’t really evolved much. It’s really odd to see that lot of things which are simply implicitly granted to exist are simply non existent in javascript world. Even for…

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Confusion of Start -menu

If there is one thing what I really disaliked on M$windows vista/7 is the Start -menu. That concept was truly awful concept. In that respect, I liked new style start screen in Windows 8. And after that it’s truly odd seeing oddballs trying to create pieces of software, which try to bring back awful Start…

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