arkascha on March 5th, 2014

Every once in a while when working on some software project you require some utilities and tools to test your approach. Usually when looking around you will find a wealth of options for such purposes, often even free software with all its advantages of being able to adapt and enhance it as required. So typically […]

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arkascha on November 29th, 2013

Library for unit based mathematics In my last project I faced a few tasks of page layouting in a dynamic manner. I had to code rules to position and scale elements on documents with the complication of all data being of dynamic nature. So forget using a clean sheet of paper, a pencil, a ruler […]

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arkascha on July 10th, 2013

Whilst browsing through the web looking for hints on how to work around some annoying issue with a programming task I did not make any progress over the last hour I also came over to the famous Stackoverflow board. That is a high quality tech exchange site where IT professionals (and those trying to) help […]

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arkascha on June 4th, 2013

I spent the last days at a StartupWeekend ! A truly interesting and inspiring event, though pretty challenging too… 54 hours to shape and prepare a startup business means little sleep, huge amounts of caffeine and a big black hole in ones normal social life during that period. But this also rewards with a great […]

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arkascha on January 23rd, 2013

For those of us publishing content in the web there is a natural interest in gathering some statistical information about how that content is read and received. This has little to do with spying on users, actually in most cases no resolution to an individual is actually possible or even desired. Instead, such monitoring helps […]

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