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Personal learnings & thoughts

I enjoy writing down and reflect on my experience. My goal is to write more about design, frontend and anything in between.

3rd edition of ajmalafif.com — site redesign

It took me few weeks staying up late at night to finish up the 3rd edition of my personal site. After tinkering with few static generators (assemble.io, Harp, Ghost), I finally settled down with Jekyll. Also, this is the first time I mocked up my site before I started with coding it. I uploaded all the screenshots on Dribbble . Why redesign? My previous site (now moved to www.ajmalafif.my ) has…

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August 12, 2015

Create custom page template in Roots

First create a file inside with this convention . So in my case, I named it . Inside the file, you can customize what to include in it, by default (taken from ) it'll be; For the sake of simplicity, let's settle with that for now and we tweak it later.

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April 10, 2013

Include external JavaScript into Roots

Include the JavaScript file into Then, open inside That should do the trick!

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April 08, 2013

Fake your passion

Some title isn't it? Something alarming about it, or discomforting if you may."Fake your passion". I understand where it comes from though. I dislike lengthy and draggy post, so I wouldn't go into detailed examples. Believe it or not, there are situations and circumstances where passion, is being "faked". Specifically when passion is related to career or interest. It's a survival thing which one…

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November 01, 2011

Are you a dreamer, or a doer?

Dreamers swim in the pool of cloud; Doers swim in the pool of sweat.

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May 10, 2010