• How I fight Facebook distractions Feb 15, 2015

    Social networks are known to be a big distractions nowadays, and there are different opinions about how to fight them. While some people have manage to completely delete their profiles, this is unfortunately not an option for me because:

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  • Launching TravelFreedom.io Jan 13, 2015

    After around a month of 2-hour/day work, two days ago I launched TravelFreedom.io! I created it using only Jekyll, and data files as “database”. While I hope it will be a useful service, it was also a good project to discover Jekyll and see what it is capable of.

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  • Sorting Ruby Hash Jan 12, 2015

    For some reason Ruby does not have an easy method to sort Hash. Though Hash includes Enumerable module which provides #sort_by, the results of it is an array of arrays, which is not very convenient. In case you want it to return an actual Hash, try the following:

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  • My Website Going Hacker - switching from Blogger.com to Jekyll Jan 12, 2015

    This weekend I finally decided to re-build my website with Jekyll, and move away from Blogger.com! When I found about static site generators, I immediately liked the idea and decided to learn them. After doing a project with Jekyll, I thought it’s time to switch my website to it. Static site generators are gaining popularity and they definitely have a market, so it’s a good idea to learn using at least one of them!

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  • I now have German citizenship! Nov 21, 2014

    This May I finally completed something I’ve been on for last 2.5 years - I’m finally holding a burgundy-red German passport with my name and picture in it!

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  • Pre-Exam Warm Up Oct 17, 2012

    It’s been a while since I have blogged! A lot has happened to me in last year. I was admitted into Goethe Universitaet Frankfurt to Master’s program in Wirtschaftsinformatik (Business informatics), with extreme luck I’d say, since they did not see that I don’t have required DSH. Then I had to learn German, and eventually got DSH 3. And I also went and still going through legal troubles to get German passport.

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  • Transferring Glassfish 2.1 Server Jul 18, 2012

    I needed to set-up a new Glassfish server, but because it was heavily customized and configured because of the project I am working on, it was better to transfer it - that is to pack it in old location, and unpack in new one. After a bit of tweaking, I made it run, however it would not start due to following error:

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