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Three Weeks With My Brother by Nicholas Sparks (review)

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Three Weeks With My Brother is a beautiful memoir written by American Writer Nicholas Sparks who is probably most known as the author of the books that are the base for movies like The Notebook, Message in the Bottle, The Chance. There of course exists more movies based on his books but those three are the ones I actually saw. This was a great read. It evoked many emotions while reading: joy...

Translated text doesn’t show up on site (when using WPML)

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At current job I have a chance to work with WPML plugin which provides a multilingual capabilities to a WordPress site. I’m really impressed by it since it can translate everything I stumbled upon to translate. There was only one gotcha I spent more time resolving than I should’ve (or my bosses would’ve allowed :D). The problem Site uses child theme where a parent theme is a...

Downsides of reading e-books

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I’ve been wanting to write a post about downsides of reading e-books on my Kindle for a long time. For me there isn’t almost any. But recently I have found a big one. I don’t miss holding physical book in my hands and how much space they take if you own couple of them. I don’t miss smell of it (my sense of smell is poor anyway). But I do miss the the ability to see...

First impressions of ASUS X540UV

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Yesterday a new laptop arrived at home. It’s a budget one and I spotted a pretty good deal with 90 € off. I’ve decided for a purchase because the previous has been acting funny recently with on and off weird issues with display. It still works and does the job but with external monitor pluged-in. So it has became a stationary one which defeats the purpose of laptops. The first think I...

On MobX Redux dilemma

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In my experiences using MobX as a state management library produces less code and lets you get things done quicker (two-folded knife!) but with Redux you get a lot of stuff for free – most notable is scalable approach to architecture and maintenance of web applications. I personally prefer Redux also because it’s functional like React which puts a lot of emphasize on functional...

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