July 3rd, 2020

RESTful API Design

I have implemented many APIs integrations. The story usually goes: some CURL CRUD under the hood and wrapped in a library that has various degrees of being documented well. In 2017, I outlined what is good/bad about API Implementations on my API Integration skill page. Writing an API for third parties to connect to, should […]

July 3rd, 2020

How I Design and integrate multi-component systems

First, identify all components and define their interactions. Build data. Build admin tools to support manual entry and privileged access to the data. Design any state machines which users walk through. Walk through front end UX refining step by step. Refine back end data as needed. Implement front end, work through edge cases, corner cases. […]

July 3rd, 2020

My Education

In case you were wondering if my education meets BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent degree. Well, yes it does. I obtained a Computer Science degree from Carleton University in the field of Network Computing. Class of 1999 to 2003. I also obtained enough mathematics credits to obtain a Minor in Mathematics.

PHP Optimisation

Work period: June 10 through June 30, 2020. Overview: CSV files from 17 different sources/formats are needed for regular inventory and price updates. Each CSV file can have upto 750K products resulting in upto 1.5M database (stock + price) writes. There are ~120 CSV files to be processed. We process these files after hours in […]

June 10th, 2020

TSLA Over $1000

Congrats TSLA!

June 10th, 2020

NKLA

Such a hot topic. Is NKLA the future? Are they a TSLA killer? There are many factors involved. But none which I would consider more important than cost per mile driven. I have a bias. As a TSLA shareholder, I am more invested in TSLA succeeding. But even beyond that, I have been brainwashed (all […]

June 5th, 2020

TSLA Short Interest

Thanks to this graph from Ihor: I was able to generate the following: The blue line is the middle point of this range. For those who have a $590 price target on the stock, this could be their justification. I love that you can see just before March 22 when the Short Interest shares fall […]

June 5th, 2020

TSLA Exceeds $800/share in June 2020

1 Year ago, TSLA was trading at $205.95. And what a roller coaster ride it has been. In December 2019, TSLA passes $400 for the first time ever. And with a 2X gain in the last 6 months, you might think it was headed for market correction. It was then when I wrote the article […]

May 28th, 2020

CYBmaRinE

The color correction and background removal were done in Gimp. I used Autodesk Sketchbook with a Galaxy Pen to hand draw the fins. Gimp File: cybmarine.xcf Thanks to TAIGA-ZOE on SketchFab for this CyberTruck design which I manipulated to desired angle on the site.