Although their political careers are in contrasting circumstances, there is a great deal of parallelism in the challenges they had to face in their lifetime. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, more simply JFK, the legendary president who carried the US through the heights of the cold war in a tragically short tenure. Joe Biden, who now will have to follow through with the new multidimensional cold war that President Trump has started.
Joe Biden had no silver spoon. He had to move to his grandparents when his father quit his job and had to add a few dollars working part-time to cover his university fee. At the age of 29, he narrowly won to become the sixth youngest senator, and barely a week later he lost his wife and his daughter. He had more than a fair share of life’s misery, unsuccessfully running for the presidency twice and in 2016, losing his political successor Beau Biden to brain cancer. …
Even though you may have great knowledge and experienced you might fail your next online interview due some of the mentioned reasons. Here are few tips to follow in order to ace your next online interview.
Make sure you have a proper internet connection. You can take a quick call with a colleague to make sure that network connection is stable. The last thing you would want in your interview is not being able to perform well because of unstable internet connection.
If you are asked a software engineer what he does, he might possibly say that he is either a full stack software engineer or a back end engineer. In this post I’ll explain what they mean.
Front end software engineers focus mainly on the UI view, that is, they are involved in the look and feel of the application. They usually use one of the many front end framework like ReactJS, Angular or VueJS for this purpose.
Sri Lankan software engineering industry has a variety of fields requiring different skill sets. Each project team will have various people coming together to develop and ship the application. I will discuss on some of the major fields which newcomers should be aware of.
Abstract thoughts/questions on dreams
Why do we dream?
Just googling on why we dream we usually get the lines of “purpose of dreaming remains a mystery”. Dreams have frequently been a topic of scientific, philosophical and religious interest/discussions throughout history.
I have always been fascinated by why we dream since young. When I was younger, I used to dream something and the next day it play out at least partly if not exact.
It will be interesting if there is any simple answer to why we dream.
The movie Inception was eye opening regarding some aspects of dreams like in the following clip. …
Here are list of steps to follow to set up Biometric Login (Face ID, Touch ID) for your Xamarin.iOS project.
3. Make sure to add the Info.plist key NSFaceIDUsageDescription with any sensible string value. …
Here are some of the lessons and tips I have learnt during my first year as a software developer.
Think in First principles - When I started out as a software developer, the architect I was working with used to say software engineering is just loops and if conditions. When I think about it now, behind every complex software design, the basic concepts are simply loops and if conditions.
Below clip explains why knowing principles matter.
Solve the problem, then write the solution - Don’t ever write trial and error code. Before solving a problem think of the solution and then code it. …
I will show you how to get access to one month of free Pluralsight subscription in few simple steps.
A dictionary definition of Dependency Injection would be something like:
A coding pattern in which a class receives the instances of objects it needs(called dependencies) from an external source rather that creating them itself.
I have been using Angular’s dependency injections for sometime now without really understanding what actually happens behind the scene. This post attempts to show how Angular’s Dependency Injections work behind the scene.
For example if you create a network service, you use it for components and pages by creating a new instance of the service class. …
If you google “checking internet connection in Ionic” you might probably be asked to use the Ionic Network module.
In the app.component.ts file if you add the following code to the constructor.
public onlineOffline: boolean = navigator.onLine;
This makes use of the Angular’s navigator global object to check for internet connectivity. The navigator.onLine returns a Boolean, true if there is internet connection and false when there is no connection. …