Hello React.js

Hello React.js

I decided to get to know React.js in details having used angular.js for more than two years now. My first impression is that it is very elegant and simple library to learn. Technically speaking React.js is not another javascript framework. It’s a ‘view’ library that allows you to author your web application by creating many components. They can easily be plugged into any existing web page. The Redux library is often used together with React.js to manage the state of the…

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Tramping the routeburn track

Tramping the routeburn track

“Tramping” — hiking in the New Zealand back country, usually overnight and carrying a pack. The name of this site was inspired by my very memorable experience in tramping the Routeburn track in the South Island of New Zealand in early 2010. The track is one of the 9 well-known Great Walks. The walk itself is not overly difficult however one needs to be reasonably fit to carry around 12 kg of back pack which includes sleeping bag, enough cloths and food supply…

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Ten Commandments of (value) investing

Ten Commandments of (value) investing

Jeremy Grantham, the well-known investment guru outlines his 10 rules of investing. Believe in history.  History repeats and repeats, and forget it at your peril. All bubbles break, all investment frenzies pass away. Neither a lender nor a borrower be.” Unleveraged portfolies cannot be stopped out, leveraged portfolios can. Don’t put all of your treasure in one boat Be patient and focus on the long term. Wait for the good cards. If you’ve waited and waited some more until finally…

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