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Ognjen Regoje

I make things that run on the web (mostly).

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February 23, 2021

Posting about being inspired by a pyramid scheme might not be the best idea

Startup founders tend to be an eccentric bunch. It’s almost a pre-requisite for a founder to be a bit delusional about their chances of success — even though most companies fail... (104)

February 19, 2021

Production errors happen to the best of us

(02.21.2021) LEL (Lazada Express) Tracking(02.18.2021) Tokopedia again(02.17.2021) Tokopedia(06.07.2020) IATA isn’t immune either:Ourshop has some nice products:This affiliate n... (213)

January 10, 2021

Concept: Tinder interface for restaurants

The Tinder interface is pretty good for making a quick judgement for a low impact decision. So it should be good for deciding where to eat. First impressions are based on appea... (243)

January 02, 2021

Complete list of ipay88 payment ids

General Method ID Visa/Master 2 Online banking 16 Boost 210 Grab 523 May... (416)


June 20, 2020

Zoom doesn't deserve more chances

Update: Feb 2021China-Based Executive at U.S. Telecommunications Company Charged with Disrupting Video Meetings Commemorating Tiananmen Square Massacre I wonder who that could b... (674)

June 06, 2020

Redesigning Selangkah.my

As the Corona lockdown measures relaxed Selangor quite quickly introduced Selangkah: a web app that captures users’ details when they visit a store. It was later followed by KLS... (716)

May 30, 2020

Supplybunny got featured in DNA for our response to the pandemic

Supplybunny was featured in DigitalNewsAsia.com for our response to the pandemic: With business hit by Covid-19, Supplybunny turns on a pin to chart rapid growth. (28)

May 16, 2020

Using ant colony optimization for route planning through Klang Valley

ACO is definitely not out of reach of any organization that could benefit from it. But, because it's quite a specialized tool neighboring on academia, the real challenge is knowing that it exists in the first place. (726)

May 16, 2020

Knowing what's possible

Tech teams of smaller organizations are often missing a very underrated but very valuable skill: knowing what’s possible. “Knowing what’s possible” has two meanings.First is the... (359)

May 16, 2020

Challenges in implementing ant colony optimization

Here are the more technical details of ACO implementation are discussed. The reasoning behind it and the conclusion are in a separate post.ImplementationI started off with an ex... (1795)

May 07, 2020

How Supplybunny handled a 10x spike in traffic

The beginning of the MCO was quite stressful but I’m happy about a small victory shown in this screenshot:Supplybunny site was live and taking orders the entire time, handling p... (280)

May 07, 2020

A small victory in the MCO war

The beginning of the MCO was quite stressful but I’m happy about a small victory shown in this screenshot:Supplybunny site was live and taking orders the entire time, handling p... (280)

May 04, 2020

2 (more) signs that your business ideas will fail

Yesterday, an article titled 9 signs that your business idea will probably fail was quite popular on HN.I didn’t completely agree with the justification regarding not being the ... (343)

May 01, 2020

What did you do during the lockdown?

That is going to be one of the key interview questions for a long while after the Coronavirus settles down. It’s very specific and generalized statements wont cut it. ... (504)

May 01, 2020

How much competition research is enough?

One of the questions I’m finding the most difficult to answer is: How much competition research is enough? You have to be aware of the market but can’t get paralyzed by it.NoneB... (369)

April 25, 2020

Tools for PWA icons

I keep having to look for these four tools when making PWA icons. Convert SVG to PNGhttps://ezgif.com/svg-to-png/ (set the width to at least 512) Make sure the icon ... (92)

April 25, 2020

Educational snippets in video games

I’d love to see more educational snippets in video games that are integrated into the story.Some examples:In racing games when upgrading components of the car perhaps the differ... (131)

April 15, 2020

Funding OSS

The topic of funding open-source software comes up relatively often on HackerNews. It’s definitely not solved but very much worth solving. The value OSS creates is immense and i... (669)

April 14, 2020

You can't fork a company

There is so much duplication of work in tech. For a community that touts its efficiency it’s incredible just how inefficient it is as a whole.There is no functional mechanism fo... (696)

April 01, 2020

Usage-based pricing is the way to go

Other pricing strategies often create an adverse relationship. The best example of what happens when you remove the adversity from a relationship is Uber. (485)

April 01, 2020

It's the little things

It’s the little things that separate the normal from the delightful.They’re often the result of careful consideration when trying to answer: “And after this the user would want ... (195)

March 21, 2020

Rails pattern: state params

A useful pattern that I didn’t see documented before is what I call “state params”: returning different permitted params based on the state of the record.If there is an order mo... (180)

March 21, 2020

mysql2 - activerecord version compatibility list

In the course of doing upgrades for an older project I’ve discovered that not every activerecord version is compatible with every mysql2 version. The adapters use ~> to lock ... (147)

March 21, 2020

Idea to fix Twitter and Facebook

The misinformation and propaganda part.First, Twitter should implement real name verification. Not arcane checkmarks but a standardized process where a user can verify their ide... (155)

March 07, 2020

The most important benefit of test-driven development: coverage

Test-driven development and it’s pros and cons have been extensively written about.Most common pros are often said to be having to think or plan your code out before writing, th... (232)

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