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Hendra Saputra

Insatiable knowledge seeker, code monkey, movie addict.

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2016

2016 Writing Goal

**It’s 2016**. I’m not planning to make any big resolution this year, as big resolution usually will never become something real. So this year I’m just going...

2015

Moving to Jekyll

I decided during this holiday time to move my blog engine again from Ghost to Jekyll. The migration process itself is quite easy, since everything in ghost c...

Leap of Faith

Now that is an interesting phrase to me. It signify that faith is the baseline, to reach it you first must accept it before anything else. You can’t rational...

2014

Tune In

Sometimes a great tunes of music just inspire you to write Today its REM with their acoustic tune just makes me want to write Kids are playing outside before...

2012

Leadership and Conformist

That’s really the great mystery about bureaucracies. Why is it so often that the best people are stuck in the middle and the people who are running things...

2011

Design is Horseshit!

Solve a real customer problem. If you’re an early stage startup with no revenue, don’t even think about design! Think hard about what problem you can solv...

Thank You, SJ

Today (Thu Aug 25, 2011) marks yet another new era for Apple. Another era in which Steve Jobs is no longer CEO. But unlike the previous time, this time he’s ...

JSLint Bundle for TextMate

Developer yang bekerja dengan JavaScript tentu familiar dengan tools JSLint buatan Douglas Rockford. Masalahnya biasanya penggunaan JSLint ini adalah dengan ...

2010

Trapped in Physics

Yesterday during our motorcycle commute from work, me and my wife get passed by a speedy motorcycle on an empty turn.  <p />“That guys is speeding!”, s...

Endian-ness

Getting short int and long int from a byte character on C can make you shoot your feet sometimes. Especially if you’re coding it in Little Endian machine and...

Open File Descriptor Count .

Here’s an awk function I keep using to find out how many open files a username open on a unix system. You should replace ‘oracle’ below with the username you...

City of Happiness

The least a democratic society should do,” he continues, “is to offer people wonderful public spaces. Public spaces are not a frivolity. They are just as ...

Simple Document Repository Using RESTlet

REST architecture basically utilized Uniform Resource Identifier for a restricted set of operation done via HTTP vocabulary. The most common vocabulary is GE...

2009

Apple's Mistake

Should Apple care what people like me think? What difference does it make if they alienate a small minority of their users?

Top 10 Bad Messages From Good Movies

If you’re not born with special abilities, you’re never going to be any good at some things, no matter how hard you try (from the Harry Potter movies...

Not a Cure for Jakarta Traffic Jam

The Jakarta city administration is determined to proceed with a plan to implement an electronic road-pricing system even though it has been rejected by a ...

App Store Mercenaries

As you can imagine, the “thirst for first” led to a significant number of ridiculous bug reports. If a tester could reasonably defend a bug report as valid, ...