Study & Work

Jump Start Your Web Development With Laravel

One of my experiences as a research assistant here was using Laravel for developing simple client website. Laravel is free, open-source, PHP web framework. My friend introduced this to me because he thought that it’s simple and easy for front-end programmer. Well, before this, for the project, I already studied and tried to use WordPress… Continue reading Jump Start Your Web Development With Laravel

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Minecraft :: Going Deeper as A Game Developer

Who doesn’t know Minecraft? One of best selling games, made by Markus Persson and Jens Bergensen. Minecraft is developed under Mojang. Honestly, I’m not a fan of this game, but this game, yes, indeed, takes many people attentions to explore more–build their own worlds. If we see the graphic of this game, it reminds us… Continue reading Minecraft :: Going Deeper as A Game Developer

Study & Work · Traveling

Autumn Trip 2015 with Special Guest from Thailand

Last weekend I had a special guest from Thailand, friend of Junda, Mbak Chilmi. It’s been a long time since I did a trip in the fall season in last year. Mbak Chilmi already had her itinerary, thus I only accompanied her . Actually, she registered for the tour group, but she had free time on Saturday… Continue reading Autumn Trip 2015 with Special Guest from Thailand

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Virtual Reality :: between imagination and reality

Virtual Reality (VR) has its trend again recently while people have less interest to Augmented Reality (AR) yet (but honestly Hololens is very cool). Many hardware that support VR and AR technologies are introduced recently–Oculus VR products (Rift and Samsung Gear VR), Hololens, HTC Vive, Morpheus, Google Cardboard, and some not-famous-branded product such as Mojing VR. The happy… Continue reading Virtual Reality :: between imagination and reality

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Internet of Things:: When everything is connected

“The Internet of Things connects devices such as every day consumer object and industrial equipment onto the network, enabling information gathering and management of these devices via software to increase efficiency, enable new services, or achieve other health, safety or environmental benefits” http://www.goldmansachs.com/our-thinking/outlook/internet-of-things/iot-report.pdf Last semester (my 2nd semester), I took a course about Advance Mobile… Continue reading Internet of Things:: When everything is connected

Games · Reviews · Study & Work

Why do social games spread fast?

Recently, I have an interesting discussion with my professor. We are still looking for a good topic to become a research topic. Although we still can’t get one yet, many things that we have talked about. Actually, the discussion came from this question, “What does make video game addictive?” My professor said, before we study… Continue reading Why do social games spread fast?