Category: Software development

Reading Time: 4 minutes Baeldung : A Comparison Between Spring and Spring Boot Tutorials from Okta Working in progress Identity, Claims, Tokens – An OpenID Connect Primer, Part 1 of 3 (Micah Silverman, below 2 and 3, are also by Micah) OIDC in Action – An OpenID Connect Primer, Part 2 of 3 What’s in a Token? – An

February 12, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes (Update 08-26-2020) Technically 3rd take. I was following along with the Google Cloud Storage ClamAV tutorial, and had an issue of not being able to connect to port 3310 on GCP. (Update 08-29-2020) It was solved. Some tips: ==== 1) There were some typos: such as the directory related to the git project, as well

January 31, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Did my first root of Android phone. I had two Android phones before, but I never rooted it. This time I had a need for root to add the Chinese language to a Samsung Galaxy S3. The specific model is T-mobile SGH-T999 (shown in the Download or Recovery mode, but the model number on the

September 20, 2016

Reading Time: 3 minutes I first learned the “production environment” in 2010, when I worked as contractor for a major railway company. Before that I was mostly in CAD software development and consulting environment the word “production” did not come often. To be precise at Siemens PLM/UGS as developers, we did have access to various production releases and did

September 5, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes A common question for software developer is to be an employee (full time, perm) or be an contractor (W-2, or 1099). Strictly speaking the 1099 is more like a small business, and I have not done it personally. I heard some experienced people did the 1099; I will share if I have that exp. down

July 31, 2016

Reading Time: < 1 minute Followed this instruction move away from bluehost; and move domain into godaddy. Most instructions are accurate, except one needs to ping pong couple times, started from bluehost first, then at godaddy website, after that I received email from godaddy asking about the transfer, go ahead and use the information in the email to start the

July 11, 2016

Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s new year again, and obligatory new year resolution time. I think I’m already past that practice: will try to put down iPhone and Macbook more when I’m at home though (I was referring to this comment on 2014 review: Leave the iDevices/mac if I can). I’ve eaten my own words on this one. My

January 1, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes I thought this problem for a while. Sometimes I heard people complained companies like Lego discriminate: their toys are more for boys than girls, so Lego came up this Lego friends series which is geared more toward girl, as they ranges from bakeries, beach house, to rain forest rescue, and they have a lot girl

December 6, 2015

Reading Time: < 1 minute (Update 01-22-2019) Managing your Database Secrets with Vault Manage Your MySQL Database Credentials with Vault Last but not least, the GSG for Vault (I recall I went through once last time, on my Mac). (Original 11-19-2015) We most likely heard about Docker, the ultimate container. Recently I followed the GSG on the official website to

November 19, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes We know St. Louis is not a hot (or cool) place as Seattle/Silicon Valley in terms of job opportunities for software engineers. But St. Louis area have plenty of opportunities from small to large organizations, with a diverse industries. There are also many resources for aspiring software developers who like to join the industry. The

October 11, 2015
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