Buying a Computer

Despite common belief, a programmer like me often faced a hard time deciding to buy computer. Try this, mSATA / M.2 NGFF 6-cell battery / 9-cell battery dGPU / onboard graphic Linux compatibility fHD or HD+ Dual drive? Maximum RAM It takes months for me when planning on purchasing a laptop. The last thing I want now a broken computer.

March 16, 2016 · 1 min · Shern Shiou Tan

Trying out online infographic tool Canva

Using Canva Meh… based on my personal opinion.

June 11, 2015 · 1 min · Shern Shiou Tan

Empty Array [Js]

How do you want to empty an array in Javascript? Previously, I used to var arr = [1, 2, 3, 4]; arr = []; However this method has a big flaw in referencing. arrB = arr; // arrB = [1, 2, 3, 4] arr = []; // arr = [], arrB = [1, 2, 3, 4] According to [1], there are a number of alternative to empty an array. I prefer:...

February 16, 2015 · 1 min · Shern Shiou Tan

News I read

Yesterday, my friend ask me how do I keep updated with the current tech news. I used to open Google Reader everday but since it closed down I have been relying on several different RSS reader with recently Digg Reader. However, as time goes the feed inside RSS reader blown up, in the end it has lost its purpose as a curated news list for me. Currently I frequent: Chrome extension called Panda Reddit especially r/MachineLearning, r/Dota2....

December 3, 2014 · 1 min · Shern Shiou Tan

Building NGINX

If you would like to replace the current default NGINX package for Ubuntu with the latest version from source. This is the configuration I tested and used.

October 17, 2013 · 1 min · Shern Shiou Tan