WeChat is not banned, at least not yet

Reading Time: 2 minutes (Update 09-20-2020) It looks like the 9th court temporarily blocked the WeChat ban (NPR). The TikTok ban became irrelevant because there is the new deal with Oracle / Walmart (theverge). (Original 09-18-2020) CNN: US will ban WeChat and TikTok downloads on Sunday. Quote: “The only real change as of Sunday night will be [TikTok users]… Continue reading WeChat is not banned, at least not yet

Dotnet core

Reading Time: < 1 minute Build a CRUD App with ASP.NET Core 2.2 and Entity Framework Core One advantage I see using dotnet core is for .Net shops the transition is relatively smooth in terms of skill set. Second advantage is it’s cross platform (Windows, Mac and Linux): so in away it’s get the same cross platform capability as Java… Continue reading Dotnet core

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Code exercise : linear chamber animation / simulation

Reading Time: < 1 minute This is the code that works (my code): Junit test code is here. I will add some ReadME as time permits. This is not as straightforward as it sounds. I didn’t get it working initially after spending hours on it 🙁

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h2 database

Reading Time: < 1 minute H2 Database – Installation H2 Database – JDBC Connection (the only differs from the docs is we need to add “mem” before the “:~/test”. Otherwise it gives me error. Mixed mode Another Java H2 tutorial Last but not least, how much time should a coding test be? I feel couple hours are probably the way… Continue reading h2 database

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Streaming data, data streaming

Reading Time: < 1 minute Apache flink SE-Radio Episode 346: Stephan Ewen on Streaming Architecture; Software Engineering Daily Apache Flink with Stephan Ewen – Nov 2015; Spark and Streaming with Matei Zaharia – Feb 2018 AWS Streaming data

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Database deployment automation

Reading Time: < 1 minute DB deployment (schema or DDL, package) Continuous integration and deployment of database is a main issue for many legacy monolithic web app. I came across this article recently, and I think it touched some good points. On a related matter, Jeff Atwood (cofounder of stack overflow), has a good piece on database version control. I… Continue reading Database deployment automation

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Working from home friendly companies

Reading Time: < 1 minute Or companies that allows or encourages remoting. Zapier (Emily Irish) The Remote Work Survival Guide: 9 Do’s & Don’ts Every Remote Worker Needs to Know stackoverflow remote dev jobs: e.g., MobyMax: this is very interesting because I learned about Mobymax because my daughter’s school has the subscription. Top 30 Companies for Work-from-Anywhere Remote Jobs in… Continue reading Working from home friendly companies

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Webhooks

Reading Time: < 1 minute (Update 2 09-30-2020) Webhooks — The Definitive Guide [2019] Other Useful Tools For Debugging/Testing Webhooks A modern request bin to inspect any event (Update 03-21-2019) Add the Power of Webhooks to Your App with Okta’s System Log (Joël Franusic at Okta). (Original 12-28-2018) Webhooks I heard webhooks from Zapier the first. Below is an good… Continue reading Webhooks

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Node js tutorials and webtask

Reading Time: < 1 minute (Original 11-30-2014, to be worked on) I heard about Node js for a while, until recently I had opportunity to practice it. I used this tutorial from raywenderlich.com as a start, as I had good experience using the iOS tutorial on ray’s site. But I need to learn more. Here is another one (similar to… Continue reading Node js tutorials and webtask

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