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Ognjen Regoje

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July 24, 2021

Automatically generating Github-like og:images in Jekyll

Github has automatically generated social media images for each repository. Here is how to do the same think for Jekyll posts. (1353)

July 23, 2021

How to facilitate remote work better

Thinking through working remotely to be able to facilitate it better in future. (2445)

July 22, 2021

Accessing time in CSS without JavaScript

Using server side language or configuration (762)

July 21, 2021

The father of the computer tried summoning the devil

Granted, he was ten. (430)

July 21, 2021

What institutional sexism looks like in tech

“Institutional sexism” is an abstract concept for many of us. It’s often difficult to put into words.This post appeared on my LinkedIn feed on 8th of March this year. The poster... (813)

July 20, 2021

nit: You should be able to paste a URL in the YouTube search bar

And it should directly open the video. (63)

July 20, 2021

Dell XPS 9570 amber/orange light blinking

It might be the CMOS. (127)

July 20, 2021

Concrete makes floods worse too

Besides, obviously, climate change (314)

July 11, 2021

What's inside a non-EU country's vaccination QR Code?

A comparison between Austrian and Bosnian (RS) and Serbian QR code for the vaccination certificate. (2929)

July 11, 2021

A look at corona-tech

A run through some of the tech used for the pandemic (3964)

July 08, 2021

Imagining I'm Steve Huffman

My (possibly naive) take on what I'd do in Steve's shoes (444)

June 24, 2021

Why customer service gets worse as a startup grows

I really like the book The Innovators Dilemma by Clayton Christensen. It talks about how over time companies move into higher revenue segments, effectively abandoning the lower ... (1269)

June 16, 2021

The economics of startups in asia

Building a startup in South East Asia is viable. But it comes with an additional set of challenges that startups in Europe and the US do not face.Broadly, these would be social ... (780)

June 15, 2021

nit: About your demo video

A couple of things about what a demo video on the homepage should be like, in my opinion: Reduce pointeless animations A lot of videos go overboard on animations and tra... (140)

June 14, 2021

Markdown front matter snippet for VSCode

Simple"frontmatter": { "scope": "markdown", "prefix": "frontmatter", "body": [ "---", "title: ${TM_FILENAME/(.*)\\..+$/$1/}", "desc: '${1}'", "created_at: ${CURRE... (359)

June 14, 2021

Production errors happen to the best of us

(14.06.2021) Traveloka(14.04.2021) Rollbar(20.03.2021) Rakuten TradeAlphabetic I guess?(02.21.2021) LEL (Lazada Express) Tracking(02.18.2021) Tokopedia again(02.17.2021) Tokoped... (280)

May 15, 2021

In a small consultancy, top performers don't have the highest count of commits and pull requests

A while back, Rahul Thathoo, Engineering Lead at Square, posted an article saying that most top performers had the most commits and pull requests.. Interestingly, that doesn’t a... (903)

May 15, 2021

nit: The logo on your blog should go to the main homepage

Another one of my pet peeves is when companies have blogs and the logo on the blog leads to the blog homepage.In fact, some blogs don’t even have a link to the company page.Asan... (76)

May 15, 2021

The Guardian asks for permission before showing Instagram content

If you embed posts from social media, please do this. (10)

May 15, 2021

Collecting user feedback using only your analytics

In the early stages, or for a side project, it’s not worth building an entire system in order to track user feedback.Instead, it can be done quite well by capturing the feedback... (173)

May 15, 2021

A/B testing without a backend using only JavaScript and your analytics

I was talking to a friend who runs a blog with a shop and we were discussing how he could improve some conversions.I suggested that he A/B test some elements. He was convinced t... (437)

May 15, 2021

Reddit's disrespectful design

An overview of Reddits seemingly counter-productive changes (888)

May 13, 2021

nit: Make the whole row clickable

Another one of my pet peeves: when click on a navigational element requires you to click on the text exactly rather then on the container.A sub-nitpick is when the padding is on... (130)

May 13, 2021

Getting all methods in rails

How to get all the methods in Rails controllers, models and services (155)

May 12, 2021

Markdown Notes Improvements

I’ve really started to find markdown with wiki links useful for taking notes.To improve my workflow I’ve made a few additional things to complement it.Front matter editorI’ve ma... (612)

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