Initial Review: Becoming Steve Jobs

Posted on Mon 18 May 2015 in Review • Tagged with book, reviewLeave a comment

Becomming Steve Jobs book cover

Until now I finished 35% of Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader book, and I don’t find Steve Jobs a successful entrepreneur or even a leader. Apple's first success because of Apple I which is Steve Wozniak idea and engineered by him …

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Free Django hosting

Posted on Sun 19 April 2015 in Django • Tagged with django, pythonLeave a comment

If you developed Django application and want to deploy/publish it to the web you can check this list of Django friendly (http://djangofriendly.com/hosts/), but if you want a free hosting you can use Python Anywhere free hosting, I’m using it for my Django app and I …

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My First Django App

Posted on Mon 16 March 2015 in Django • Tagged with django, python, sideprojectLeave a comment

I'm starting to use Django and Python to develop web applications, I really love Django and during my learning process I thought I can build something while learning, and I had one idea keep it on hold as side project so I decided it's time to build it.

The Idea …

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Virtual Environment

Posted on Sun 01 March 2015 in Python • Tagged with django, pip, python, virtualenvLeave a comment

While leaning web developing using Django and Python, I found out VirtualEnv or Virtual Environment is widely used, in first I didn't get it because I came from Microsoft .NET Framework development platform, so I thought of writing a post about it to make simple.

What is Virtual Environment?

VirtualEnv …

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Fictions for Developers

Posted on Thu 13 November 2014 in Developer • Tagged with developer, geekLeave a comment

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Tim Ferriss recommended in his 4-Hours Workweek book to read fiction books before sleep and this will help you disconnected from the real world and jump in book world which lead to better sleep.

Last Monday I went to watch the Interstellar movie with my wife and it was like …

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Run rabbit run

Posted on Thu 16 October 2014 in Developer • Tagged with dreams, lifeLeave a comment

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Run rabbit run,  dig that hole forget the sun,  and when at last the work is done, don't sit down it's time to dig another one. #PinkFloyd

We keep running in the same freakin loop/circle & forget pursuiting/catch our dreams and goals, and just stick to little small useless …

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Easy Taxi app review

Posted on Thu 18 September 2014 in Review • Tagged with application, apps, easytaxi, mobileapp, review, taxiLeave a comment

I was having my annual vacation in Egypt, and I had the chance to download Easy Taxi application on my mobile phone, I have downloaded and installed the application on my mobile phone “Nokia Lumia 920”, I created an account and started use the application. I'll share my experience with …

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ASP.NET WebForms Notification Control

Posted on Thu 19 June 2014 in ASP.NET • Tagged with aspnetLeave a comment

In 2012 I wrote about using notification in ASP.NET WebForms and most of questions I’ve got are asking about why it isn’t working, so I thought I can make it easier for developers by creating ASP.NET Server Control that has notification functionality and developers can reuse …

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C# String Concatenation Best Practice

Posted on Wed 18 June 2014 in dotNet • Tagged with csharpLeave a comment

Once I’ve start to learn .NET and C# I heard about the difference between string + concatenation operator and StringBuilder class in C# and how to use them and which on is better to perform string concatenation, so I thought to give it a real benchmark and see the results …

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Generate POCO for Database Tables Using T4 Template

Posted on Mon 12 May 2014 in Developer • Tagged with poco, t4, dotNET, C#Leave a comment

If you are using Micro-ORM which doesn’t have fancy UI that generate your data model for you, or you want a free tool to generate POCO classes for you, I’ve got a solution for you. Personally I prefer using T4 template that PetaPoco provides, so let’s see …

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