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Launch Location Setting in Windows Phone

If you create a location based application in Windows Phone, you have to check the location setting in the phone. Is it enabled or not. If it isn’t, usually your app will show a message box that ask the user to enable their phone location first. Well, I think it...


Thesis Finished

Today I have finished my thesis. Woohoo!!! Well, I have to say that it’s not that hard to do your thesis. Well, maybe because I got an easy topic so I didn’t get a lot of trouble to do it. I took a topic in database, which is a topic...


Lake Wakatipu

Lake Wakatipu, New Zealand. Nice stars view over there. I think New Zealand is a good place to go too. Hope someday I can visit this place. :’)


Thesis, Finally!

I’m feeling old now. Lol. Finally I will do my thesis writing. Time flies so fast. Actually, Fasilkom let me graduate just by taking some course and get 144 credits, but I choose the hard way (don’t ask me why). :’) This afternoon I met Mrs Ika to consult the...


Start Small to Create a Better App

I’ve just read an article about it and couldn’t resist to post it. You can read the full article here. We often think too big when we want to create an application or a web or a product. We are dreaming about many cool features and possibilities of our application....


Surround Yourself with Great People

That sounds arrogant, but it’s true. You have to surround yourself with best people you can find around you. I didn’t say that you cannot be friend with everyone, but with whom you spend your time everyday will decide what you will become in the future. From many sources that...


Insert Date Data Using Laravel’s Eloquent ORM

I have a difficulty in inserting date data with Laravel’s Eloquent ORM. The issue is I didn’t use the right format for the date input. I used mm/dd/yyyy format while the SQL statement requires me to use yyyy/mm/dd format. I need to convert the date form to the approriate format....


Integrate Laravel and Foundation CSS Framework

Well, maybe this post is too “you don’t say”, but it was a problem for me as a newbie in Laravel Framework. I started using Laravel a week ago and didn’t know how to integrate Foundation into my project. I didn’t even know where to put my css code. 😀...