Programming
Dream Jobs That You're Glad You Didn't Pursue (AKA: How "Enterprise" Applications Work)
· β˜• 2 min read · ✍️ sathya
The day finally came to launch the product but there was no fanfare. No big payoff. No feeling of fulfillment. It was merely a quiet launch with one beta customer. You didn’t know what to do with yourself so you sat there all day refreshing a view on the database to spy on what they were doing. Answer: not much. The things they did do, they did wrong. They found bugs.

Golden Rules for Developers
· β˜• 1 min read · ✍️ sathya
Steven Feuerstein has a nice little presentation on some golden rules for developers. They aren’t anything new, yet not many people read/follow them πŸ™‚ Download the PDF from here, or just read it via the embedded doc

Brush up your PL/SQL knowledge with PL/SQL Challenge
· β˜• 1 min read · ✍️ sathya
If you’re looking to brush up on your PL/SQL knowledge, PL/SQL challenge is pretty nice. It’s a daily challenge quiz, where you are presented with multiple choice or true/false questions. It’s an initiative by Steven Feuerstein , who’s pretty well known. I just joined in, first few questions were not too tough πŸ™‚ Join in, there’s some great prizes to be won . If you know of any more such websites, do drop in a comment and let me know.

Take a screenshot of your desktop and upload to ImageShack imgur easily
· β˜• 2 min read · ✍️ sathya

I wanted a simple tool to upload to Imageshack with minimum fuss and absolutely no config settings, couldn’t find any such so I built one myself.Β  Just extract all the files to a folder, run the executable, and if you want to upload something to Β Imageshack, hit PrintScreen and double click the icon on the system tray, it’ll automatically upload to ImageShack imgur, and once upload is done, will give you a notification and copy the ImageShack imgur URL to the clipboard.