A Sudden Rush to The Head

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Life

It’s really quite some time that I logged my last post. I never been to such on the web side these past few years. I have been busy working on with the family life and the work that I have been doing since 2013.

I moved from a web developer to an ABAP programmer. ABAP is a native programming language in SAP. We do mostly support work to the existing HR system we have.

It just struck me to write something. What I have done this past 2 years?

It just felt I was left behind with the technologies in the web. Though the system we maintain is a web app most of its backbone code are done in SAP. Though still in the cloud computing industry, the adrenaline rush of having a web application from scratch is such a liberating experience. On the other hand, solving problem as a support, would give thrills as well.

I still wanted to do developer work, I just need to find time on my very busy schedule at home on how to squeeze those activities, and there goes the alibis. My last post here was something about Symfony, that did not quite blossom in the early stages. Before I got to insert another alibi for myself, I would rather create a few pledges that I need to work on this coming year.

I am thinking of being conscious of my health. My lower body is really a pain in the eyes and a pain in my system, it would really hurt my back a lot. So I need to reduce on the tummy part. I need to cut that giant bulge, I missed my feet already.

Designing, I need to have a concern to the industry that I became my bread and butter. If I can mentor in the office, sure I can inspire others. Besides from joining some discussions on the user groups on facebook, well, I need to inspire others by creating something awesome.

I need to finish something that I started doing. I just need to finish the task, it doesn’t matter if I got paid, I just need to finish, I need to deliver what is supposed to be delivered and document it!

These are just some things I need to prepare myself from. Hopefully I will not be distracted, just focus and put the game face on.

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10 Web Developer Survival Tools

Web development
Web Development
Web Development

This list is the prime of all developer tools needed to have a start up or if you are just starting a personal project, these tools will be a great help to survive the industry’s competition.

You will need the following:

Something to make you remember, taking notes are vital in creating a project in detail. Here are some tools to make your note taking like a pro.

Springnote – If you are a massive note taker, Springnote is just a tool for you. An OpenID enabled note taking application that can take you to another level. Add video and images to your notes and of course, collaborate with your team mates.

Evernote – Simple is beauty. The beauty to this is that the app can be in your tablet phone and of course PC or laptop. The take to this application is the drag and drop feature that allows to see your note clips offline. Plus they have this cool secret email.

What if you have an urgent client meeting? You have a presentation but you forgot to bring it with you. Worry no more; you can now keep your presentations in the cloud.

Dropbox – Dropbox is a nifty online app that can hold up to 2GB of storage. Now you can bring all your presentations and files anywhere.

Google Drive – Here you can create your documents and presentations on the fly.

Then of course, you need the environment.

IDE
IDE

XAMPP – This is the all in one PHP/MYSQL Environment to all your web applications. You can simulate FTP transfers and email within this software for various test scenarios.

Then here comes the coding part

Notepad++ – This simple editor can easily answer your coding needs. It’s lightweight and has a lot of plugins to choose from for your development needs.

Netbeans – This is a very powerful tool for editing anything and everything. A lot of plugins to choose from and customization for your specific needs. I recommend this one since I use it for myself.

JS Bin – Need an online editor for you Javascript, CSS and HTML? You can debug it here.

Git – After weeks of detecting the defect accidentally you overwrite your changes well that’s terrific. In Git you can avoid those inevitable circumstances. Update with ease, no worries.

Droplr – Well you can’t hog a project alone you need help. To express your ideas to your colleagues more easily try Droplr. No sign up needed, you can collaborate with your people easily, right away you can upload files and share them with a generated url.

Need color schemes?

Color Schemes
Color Schemes?

Kuler –  This is the total tool for your color needs. Nothing cooler than Kuler, nothing more nothing less.

These are just a few of the many tools you can use around.  Some of them you can get it in premium some of them you can get it for free. If you have a budget why not premium? Well what more can you suggest?

A Post of a Lazy Blogger

What is the purpose of joining this post per week thingy if you can’t post even one post per week, I am lazy to commit this job. Well there are many things going on the office deadlines and never ending revisions and revisions of the past programs we made. Well at least, our team is almost there to finish, just a little bit more testing.

This is really a post from a lazy blogger and office time bandit, I just finished the additional features for the web based accounting system made by my resigned colleague. The torch is passed on to me so I will continue to pour it with bugs and lags (hehehe) so much for the concern.

This is the second entry if you still interested in the first one, well here it is.