I would like to discuss on the downside of using TimerTask with Handler in a multithreaded application for Android, and why using IntentService along with TimerTask is a good idea.
The 6 Stages of Resignation
Recently I decided to resign from my job. Why? Because I feel I want a better work life balance in my life. It appears, as long as I’m working in IT at Singapore, it’s a hard goal to reach. I want to be closer with my son, who is still in Jakarta with his grandparents.
Big Data Trends
Google investing in a new biotechnology company named Calico, some analysts speculate it is aiming to harness its big data processing capabilities to support discoveries. Is big data the next big thing which techies need to follow?
Primefaces Review : Strength and Shortcomings
In this post, I would like to discus my first impression about Primefaces, a framework based on Jquery, Ajax and component based JSF 2.0.
How to Get Google’s Productivity in Your Office
I have been assigned for 7 weeks by my office to work at the client side. I found the atmosphere there, much better than my office. In terms of employee happiness and productivity. Perhaps I can sum up the experience as a Google like experience.
Supporting multiple screens at Android – Part II
Android’s support for multiple screens across devices is great, but sometimes we need more. Coding screen elements by screen percentage is sometimes the best solution for certain circumstances. TextView and EditView can be resized based on screen percentage as well
Supporting multiple screens at Android
Android’s support for multiple screens across devices is great, but sometimes we need more than the normal support. Coding screen elements by screen percentage is sometimes the best solution for certain circumstances.
Dynamic List – Android Development Tip
When I was starting to recode Speech Timer for Android, I realised two things. One, the android tutorial in their website is too verbose for me. I need to read too many documents to get what I need. Second, the default Views of Android are not providing me what my application needs. For this blog entry, I would like to discus about dynamic list generation.
Overtime Survival Tips
I am serving a company that prides itself on never sleeping. Here I want to share with you some professional attitudes I encountered during my long working hours.