Igor's Blog
Programming, DIY, Games, Hacks, and Tech

About Me

I'm Igor Kromin. I live in Brisbane, Australia but regularly travel for work. I'm an enthusiastic software engineer and consultant interested in many fields including J2EE, programming, electronics, 3D printing, video games, wood working and gardening. I work as a Senior Principal Consultant at Oracle and specialise in the Healthcare Consulting side of the business.

The views expressed in this blog are my own and not those of my employer.

If you're interested in seeing my resume, you can find it here.

Do you write any other Blogs?
Yep, I've been following a particular demolition/construction site that's not too far away from where I live. It's a progressive blogumentary of that construction project. You can find it here: 300 George Street Blogumentary. Then of course there is the Igor and Elise's travel blog.

Is there anything else interesting here?
Apart from all the posts, I have a couple of extra features on this blog that may be interesting. There is the UUID to OID converter and of course the many different projects I've worked on. You can also see everything I've ever written about on the Site Map page.

I read your article about XX, can you implement that on my site/project?
I get many requests from people reading my articles to implement what I wrote about on their site or for their project. I typically do not do this kind of freelance work for various reasons. I'm happy to share information via my blog posts but typically I will not be able to help further. Sorry!

What software runs this Blog?
I started off using a Vanilla version of FlatPress. Since then, I've modified the original code to suit my needs, some of it I've written about as various blog posts in the FlatPress section. My modifications are too specialised to be contributed back to the project so I keep them private.

How can I subscribe to your Blog?
As laid out in my Privacy Policy I do not collect your personal information, which includes your email address. As a result I do not offer an option to subscribe to my Blog. You can however subscribe to my Blog's RSS Feed and get latest updates that way. Alternatively follow me on social media (links at the bottom of this page) to stay up to date.

Will you do a review of our product/service?
I've done reviews in the past for products and services that I found interesting and that were in line with the kind of topics I write about already. I've also rejected to do reviews of products/services that are not related to anything on this Blog. If you're interested in me doing a review, please get in touch.

Do you accept guest posts on your Blog?
It depends on the content of the guest post. Generally speaking if the post is along the lines of what I write about already then it will be welcome. Get in contact with me if you're interested in submitting a guest post.

I want you to write about a specific topic
If you have a special request or a question you want answered an want me to write about it, feel free to contact me with the request and I'll consider it!

How can I contact you?
I've listed a number of social media and email contacts in the 'Contact Me' section at the bottom of this page. Generally I will not respond via any other means i.e. Facebook chat requests will not be accepted unless they are from to Blog's Facebook page.

-Igor

Recent Blog Posts

A hack to create an uber jar with the Maven Shade Plugin using local jar files

Is it worth it? Apple USB-C Digital Multi AV adapter vs a cheap eBay clone

Running X11 graphical applications after changing to another user using 'sudo su'

How to stop Facebook using ad images as post sharing thumbnails

Picking lists for Atari Lynx capacitor replacement kits

Performance - 2012 Retina MacBook Pro vs 2017 MacBook Pro

Look and feel - 2012 Retina MacBook Pro vs 2017 MacBook Pro

Using math to work out the diameter of hard to reach water cooling pipes

How to get the unreachable shard in the Hinterlands in DragonAge Inquisition

Measy RC12 wireless 2.4Ghz keyboard touchpad review

Recent Galleries

Monument Valley 2 is released and does not disappoint

Space Food - Chocolate Ice Cream with Chocolate Chips

Legeod Star Wars AT-DP kit

DIY spare parts computer build with a RAIDMAX Anura case

Fake 'Lepin' brand Lego packaging

Hardwood garden bench with clear resin void filler

Fixing a 3D printer extruder that stopped heating up

Easily increase disk space in a Lenovo Ideapad 100S 14" laptop with an M.2 SSD

Making a multi-piece 3D printed solder spool holder stand

DIY indoor apartment grow light wiring

My Other Web Sites

Igor and Elise's Travels
Riverside Expressway Cam
300 George St Blogumentary

My Online Tools

UUID to OID Converter
Guru JSON-RPC Tester
Extrudifier Object Designer
Travel ┬ÁBlog

Blogs and Friends

Matt Moores Blog
Georgi's FlatPress Guide
Perplexing Permutations
The Security Sleuth
Ilia Rogatchevski
Travelling Fairy

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