Hi my name is Simon. I want to play a game.

Who’s Simon? Nobody? My God, are you living under a rock? Simon is an elecronic game created in the late ’70 where you basically had to push some buttons in a specific sequence that gets longer and longer. Still nobody? Ok, here’s the wiki. Why this introduction? Because Simon is...

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Pagination with MongoDB

In the last few months I have spent some time looking at the traffic stats for this blog and looks like this post is attracting a lot of visits, so this time I decided to write a couple of words about how to page query results from a MongoDB collection....

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oh my God, it’s full of LEDs!

Too much time has passed since my last post. That’s not a good thing. In my defense, I spent part of this time trying to learn new stuff 🙂 I have always had the desire to learn a little bit of electronics. Nothing specific, just basic stuff…and I tried, oh...

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SQL: generate a report with dynamic columns by month

Hi all! This time I’ll try to dig a little bit into the fabulous realm of SQL and see how we can generate a nice report with dynamic columns. The need: I had to generate a report showing some counts divided by month, basically the columns represent the months and the user...

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