I Decided to Learn How to Make a Web Scraper Because I Wanted to Know How External APIs Get Their Data

I Decided to Learn How to Make a Web Scraper Because I Wanted to Know How External APIs Get Their Data

A fellow Cal Poly Pomona "senpai" once introduced to the participants of the HackPoly 2017 hackathon that he created an API called "Food2Fork." This API provided users with popular recipes shared online. As a sophomore studying [Read more]



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The Top 3 Things That Determines Your Productivity

The Top 3 Things That Determines Your Productivity

I've seen lots of questions on Quora where people ask what they can do to be more productive, or what does it take in order to balance school and work life, to what tools do you recommend to help me [Read more]



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Why I Don't Use Medium As My Blogging Platform

Why I Don't Use Medium As My Blogging Platform

This post is about why I don't use Medium as my blogging platform. In fact, you can even say it's also an explantion towards why I don't use any other blogging platform besides the one I have hosted on my [Read more]



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Why I Use Reddit Over StackOverflow for Technical Discussions?

Why I Use Reddit Over StackOverflow for Technical Discussions?

When it comes to programming and such, the one place where most technical people hang out for questions and answers is StackOverflow. As great as it is, I personally prefer Reddit as my go-to for this task. I have tried [Read more]



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Why I Decided to Learn Vue.js Instead of React.js

Why I Decided to Learn Vue.js Instead of React.js

Web development has gone a long way. I started self-learning web development during my own time back in my Freshmen year of high school, and that was back in 2012 I believe. Fast forward to today, SPA frameworks are becoming [Read more]



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How To Increase Your Internet Speed For Free On Your Phone

How To Increase Your Internet Speed For Free On Your Phone

Learn how to increase your internet speed for free on your phone by changing your DNS server information. [Read more]



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Why I Decided to Use VPS Hosting Over Shared Hosting

Why I Decided to Use VPS Hosting Over Shared Hosting

There comes a point, when as a site owner or web admin, there are instances where you have to make a decision, and one of them is hosting. Here, I will talk about why I decided to use vps hosting [Read more]



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Top 15 Tips on How To Declutter Your Phone

Top 15 Tips on How To Declutter Your Phone

Learn 15 tips on how to declutter your phone. Your phone is like your room, but in a compact portable format. You use it to look things up, get entertained, etc. Having a cluttered phone can hurt your productivity resulting in wasted time. [Read more]



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My 2 Week Experience with Soylent

My 2 Week Experience with Soylent

Back in my 3rd or 4th year of college, I decided to try out Soylent to see what it tastes like just because it seemed like an interesting experiment. [Read more]



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Top 10 Reasons Why I Decided To Be A Minimalist And Why You Should Too

Top 10 Reasons Why I Decided To Be A Minimalist And Why You Should Too

A minimalist is a person who practices the concept of minimalism. The definition of minimalism can vary, but from what I've concluded based on the several popular definitions of the practice is living with less stuff but with intention. [Read more]



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Why I Chose To Create A Dockerized Microservice Architecture for My Personal Website

Why I Chose To Create A Dockerized Microservice Architecture for My Personal Website

I recently redesigned and redeveloped my personal website using a dockerized microservice architecture approach. A personal website should be simple, and some might think it's overkill, but in my case, it was the perfect solution to achieve my goals. [Read more]



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Why I Chose GhostJS Over Wordpress

Why I Chose GhostJS Over Wordpress

Before I redesigned and redeveloped my personal website, I used to have it run on top of Wordpress through my custom theme. However, I decided to choose GhostJS over Wordpress for several reasons. [Read more]



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