Ferhat Elmas — Passionate Developer

Prime for April 30, 2013

30 April ’13

  • fortune — Read a random, hopefully interesting, adage in the command line.
  • Please, stay away from rebase — After some discussion about git pull -rebase, I think, this post completely explains why we should try to avoid using rebase as much as we can.

Generic Search Mixin

29 April ’13

Search capability is an important feature of services since it enables users to efficiently use a large body of information. The amount of data searched dramatically effects the responsive of the interface. Therefore, search is generally goes to its own framework like Solr, Elastic Search, etc. However, if we simply want to filter some objects, at least in the very early stage of development, a generic search mixin would be handy. A sample mixin for Django:

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Prime for April 29, 2013

29 April ’13

Prime for April 28, 2013

28 April ’13

  • "Constantly seeking inspiration is anti-inspiring. You have to pause the input, and focus on your output." — Derek Sivers explains where I fail, most of us fail in terms of seeking inspiration.
  • Infamous Java bugs and pitfalls — Java shouldn't be neglected.

Prime for April 27, 2013

27 April ’13

  • Neural Networks for Machine Learning — Great Coursera course. It already finished but archive is still very useful.
  • Movie 43 — It's a totally nonsense movie but I'd like to say is that it's budget is around $6M and numerous popular Hollywood stars are acting. It may seem a lot of money but I think it's not for such a number of stars and they even managed to make more than $6M in the opening week so it doesn't depend on money, rather depends on the ability of the stars to make fun of themselves.