The Best Gift Ever

Ah, Books. Weirdly — I remember that day in every detail, The thin brown book packaging (I don’t know what it was called – you know the one that we used to use to wrap our text-books in Elementary School :D). The huge smile on my face when I receive it, the smile of a tired father just get back from work. My muddied hands – just get back from

Home Media Server — pi armbian stuck due to missing removable drive

So, I setup few SBCs (Raspberry Pi, Orange Pi) as mini-servers for many kind of purpose at home. One of them is a media-server, it is plugged into multiple removable drives (few USB sticks and one 3TB self-powered seagate 3.5″ enclosure). I setup the drive to auto-mount on boot using fstab. One day, because I use one of the USB stick, it stopped working. It seems that the system check

WordPress from PHP to HHVM

This blog was using nginx+php5.5+mysql and I’ve been reading about hhvm and it`s 100% compability with WordPress. So it’s worth to test. OK, what I was doing is basically installing hhvm using this guide sudo apt-get install software-properties-common sudo apt-key add –recv-keys –keyserver hkp:// 0x5a16e7281be7a449 sudo add-apt-repository ‘deb trusty main’ sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install hhvm Since hhvm is also fastcgi compatible, all I do is changing my

Home Automation By Presence Detection

Some friends asking me about my Homebred setup for my home automation – It’s been a while since I promise to write about it – so here you go. (will open the code as soon as I can make it readable for public and clean it up from my custom setups) The setup is simple, nothing fancy. It’s using tricky simple presence detection – a.k.a detecting MAC address of my

Few Things I Wish I Learn When I Still A Newbie Software Developer

Some – I learned In a hard way since I am occasionally doing few listed on this list, some of it are from observing others for these past 8 years.

The New Begining

Me I remember it was 1995, I was young, around 10-11 years old kid with identity issue. What Identity issue you may ask? One example is – I used to ask myself Who Am I? What is the purpose of living?. I used to identify it as an identity issue because when I ask that kind of question to older people. most of them shrug, laugh or telling me that