10/06/2018 13:14 BST

I have been very busy with refactoring my site, hench the lack of update, I have made heavy use of functional programming and I got rid of most of the side effect; it had a more pleasant impact on code maintenance and writing test, I don’t have to worry about a database connection initialising while running the test, previously to stop the database from initialising I made use of build tags, I added a comment // +build !debug on top of the file where the database connection get initialised it was inelegant, with FP I don’t have to do that anymore, but I still use // +build debug for the mocks. I’m not going to go into too much about the problem of impure function, but I will leave a video, cheers.

He has inspired me to refactor my site, believe it or not.

03/04/2018 13:05 BST

Ever since my childhood, although I did pray at school (they kind of force me to, I never like my school) I have never been much of religious person, nowadays I just see myself as an agnostic-atheist, I have never seen any good scientific evidence of the existence of at least one god; however I do believe there is a possibility of life in space but in a form of aliens on another planet, it’s obviously going to be a planet that is over 100 light-years away, might be in a same galaxy as us (the Milky Way) or a different galaxy, who knows? of course we got photographics evidence of other galaxy existing on google, they all came from the hubble telescope built by NASA take you pick.

03/03/2018 12:55 GMT

First off I don’t really hate Wordpress, I’m perfectly aware that it’s is a very popular blogging platform. I just don’t think the platform is for me, there are various reasons why?


Wordpress contains many features, most of them I probably won’t need for example the revision system, well I got Google Docs for that and therefore I didn’t implement that on my bespoken system, because I felt that the revision system would of added stress to the database, I like to keep the database nice, clean and easy to maintain, I just respect the database. I use postgres and mongodb, wordpress forces me to use MySQL which is not really my cup of tea.

I also didn’t implement the comment system by myself, as I thought that would of been too risky for me, I have used a third party comment system (disqus) as I felt that would provide me better protection against spambots.

Wordpress allows user to use HTML directly, I would not trust anyone to use HTML via a web interface, I wouldn’t even trust myself, I’m only human just like everybody else. My own system does not allow anyone to use HTML, it’s use markdown instead.

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