27 July 2014 by Batista Harahap on family | life | birth | jeremia | closure

Jeremia Rozada Moratua Harahap

Touchdown! Our son is born healthy on Sunday, 27 July 2014 at 9 AM. His Mom is recuperating in good shape after delivering through a C Section operation. There he is 30 minutes after birth. Jeremia Rozada Moratua Harahap Thank you Lord for this gift of life. And closure.

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23 July 2014 by Batista Harahap on family | love | oma | opung | birth | son

One More Week

Last Monday, we went to the doctor for Eci's weekly pregnancy checkup. There were reasons for my wife prohibiting her to deliver the child normally. We'd knew about it during the last ~9 months but that day, it really struck me deep. We are about to be parents in one

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21 June 2014 by Batista Harahap on indonesia | jakarta | jokowi | opung | presiden

Capres Pilihan

Ini bukan blog post tentang siapa yang lebih unggul dari kedua pasangan Capres & Cawapres. Sama sekali tidak bermaksud untuk bilang yang satu lebih kurang dibanding yang lain, tidak. Ini adalah sesuatu yang sangat personal untuk saya karena selama 5 tahun ke depan kepada pasangan terpilih, masa depan saya dan

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03 June 2014 by Batista Harahap on apple | ios | programming | swift

Swift Rush

Incidentally, yesterday I reconverted myself as an iPhone user once again. Just in time for Apple WWDC. I thought I was gonne be one of those late buyers who'll regret what they just bought when not very long, a "better" phone/hardware introduced. On the contrary, this was my most

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28 May 2014 by Batista Harahap on code | conviction | engineer

The A That Is Not A (yet)

I'm finding myself having a hard time to conform and work in projects with double standards. Top it off with inexperience, a recipe for discomfort leading to WTF moments. At first, this was something I tend to overlook out of respect to shipping products in tight deadlines. But now, I

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15 May 2014 by Batista Harahap on quote | uncle bob

Notes from Uncle Bob's Clean Codes

I've been reading a book by Robert C. Martin titled Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship. It's a great book talking about writing clean, readable, functional and best practice patterns codes. This book is based on Java but the implementation of any of the concepts is language agnostic

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