By Pavel Shchegolevatykh / July 20, 2018

A year ago when Starcraft: Remastered was announced I decided to give this game a proper try and become at least average at it. The game had its 20 years anniversary in 2018.

By Pavel Shchegolevatykh / September 16, 2017

Logitech Mouse Optical (M-UV55A) is my current mouse of choice. I have small hands, and it has a perfect shape for my fingertip grip. What works for me might not work for others though. Be careful.

By Pavel Shchegolevatykh / June 4, 2017

They start laddering, they micro the shit out of their 50-food limit army and get pissed off losing every single game to a complete noob. They also don't understand why they occasionally might win.

By Pavel Shchegolevatykh / March 6, 2017

Is it okay to ignore your Facebook friends' birthday notifications or not? That's the question that was bothering me ever since the social networks became a real thing.

By Pavel Shchegolevatykh / July 4, 2015

This year I added cacti and succulents to my hobbies list. They reduce my stress and I really looking at them. I'm a perfectionist and like to do everything properly, especially when it comes to the living things like plants.

By Pavel Shchegolevatykh / May 17, 2014

I still have nothing useful to share with you guys, but I have some free time now, so I'd like to tell you about some things from the past.

By Pavel Shchegolevatykh / August 19, 2013

Working with Oracle XE as a beginner I faced with many issues that took me hours or even days to fix. Here I'd like to mention two of them: ORA-12705 and ORA-12514.

By Pavel Shchegolevatykh / July 9, 2013

During my Java Internship program at my new job we had to develop an enterprise-like project to learn some new things and development processes. Continious integration was a big part of it.

By Pavel Shchegolevatykh / June 23, 2013

In this post I will talk about such simple and important thing like a hobby in our developers' lives. It is a great feeling to get lost into something whether it is your favorite book or a video game.

By Pavel Shchegolevatykh / April 20, 2013

A few days ago I had an interesting home assignment at my university related to this topic. So I thought I could write a piece of software that's easy to use and share the code with you.

By Pavel Shchegolevatykh / March 24, 2013

IoT is becoming more popular these days. There are plenty of powerful microcontrollers on the market that don't require you to be C, ASM or Electronics guru to make some pretty cool stuff. You can create Embedded Systems even in .NET.

By Pavel Shchegolevatykh / February 16, 2013

Quite often I had to work with database providers other than Microsoft SQL Server. Sometimes it could be tricky. Here I will show you some basic steps to start your development in .NET using Oracle Database XE as your data storage.

By Pavel Shchegolevatykh / January 30, 2013

In my previous post I showed how to open PPPoE connection automatically at Windows startup. However there were still some issues. One of them is to find a way to keep this connection alive.

By Pavel Shchegolevatykh / January 29, 2013

Today my non-technical neighbor asked me to reconfigure her Internet connection. She used PPPoE because her ISP Rostelecom had told her that switching to PPPoE would solve all of her connection problems.

By Pavel Shchegolevatykh / January 22, 2013

I was looking at my desktop while my army was dying from the night elf forces without my help. It took some time for me to switch back to the game, but in Warcraft III each second matters.

By Pavel Shchegolevatykh / January 15, 2013

You're working with some documents, watching movie, listen to music on a background, playing StarCraft II or just left your computer on while you sleep to download some stuff (leagally of course) and BAM! Hello Windows Update.