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Travel, Work

Workboarding at Republ1c Wakepark

Wakeboarding

Last Thursday to Saturday, the Product Engineering departments of OLX.ph along with the Leadership Team, had an off-site teambuilding at Seda Hotel in Nuvali, Laguna. It was 1.5 day activity wherein we aligned ourselves with everyone and with the company goals. At the end of the session, we had to determine our “Personal Why” just …

Technology

Winning the Google Mobile Hackathon

Last July 25-26, Team OLX participated in the Google Mobile Hackathon 2017. There was no drive and motivation at first for us. But a week before the actual event, we reorganized ourselves. We did pre-work and prior research on how to tackle the problem. Our team was divided into 3 modules: AMP, PWA, and Credentials. …

Technology

Upgrading to PHP 7.1 on MacOS using Brew

So today, I finally decided to upgrade my laptop to the latest PHP version as of this writing, which is 7.1.4. Now, some people were wondering why they skipped version 6.  When I went to the PHP Conference Asia 2015 in Singapore, Rasmus Lerdorf himself told us in his keynote speech that they intentionally skipped …

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Strengths Finder Results

Strengths Finder 2.0 My manager gave me a book entitled “Strengths Finder 2.0” by Tom Rath. I don’t know what it is but the first order of business is to answer some questions on the website in order to determine your Top 5 Strengths. The survey was quite long and the questions are situational and it …