Before you left for vacation

Write down all passwords If you are going to have a long vacation (2+ weeks), most probably you will forget all of the passwords. Don't count on your memorizing abilities and write them down Push unfinished code Otherwise, the feature you haven't finish by the vocation will be blocked by…

Catalogue your test/resources folder

Have you ever seen something similar in your current project when every resource which was used for testing was dump into the same folder called resources. The main problem with this approach is that is simply impossible to reuse those files if you are not an author of the tests…

App: Just shrink it! 2.0

Today I am launching the second version of the mobile application for image resizing “Just shrink it!”. Google Play listing The “problem” of modern smartphones is that by default they take a photo with a huge resolution which results in a big file size. So when you want to take…

How much do I pay to host a private blog

If you are interested in how much it will cost you to host your own private blog, here I will give you a breakdown of my expenses accompanying by tools and services I pay for to host the Amortizedcost.net site. The site is hosted on DigitalOcean and with current…

How Unsubscribe link should work

I am surprise how many websites and services don't get how Unsubscribe functionality should really work. This is the reminder: Step 1 The Finale That's it.…

Give your variables better values

Sometimes I notice that some developers are quite good at giving good names to variables but they are not paying much attention to actual variable values. Usually, it happens in test cases. I absolutely got the reason why it happens: tests are written after the implementation, people are in rush…