Blog of RLa. Prolog/JavaScript freelancer.


My name is Raivo and I am a freelance software developer in Estonia. I have more than 10 years experience in software development and I hold a masters degree in computer science.

I'm interested in creating usable and user-friendly desktop, mobile and web applications. My current development platforms include Node.JS, PhoneGap and Swi-Prolog.

My Open Source report card.

I can also be contacted on Freenode IRC. Usually I am in channels #javascript, #prolog and #node.js with nick RLa.

Recent posts

My backup strategy

I have not lost much data, either my own or my client's. I guess I have been lucky. But I have had some incidents. Incidents A personal hard disk crash (lost handful of files). One of my PHP hos

On 2014-04-21

My tech news sources

As a technology enthusiast and a working developer I want to stay in touch with the recent developments in the relevant fields. This post lists most of the sources where I get my news from. What a

On 2014-04-18

Nano configuration

Nano is my favorite console-based text editor. It is by default available on many Linux distributions and OS X. However, the default configuration uses tabs and does not show line numbers. It can e

On 2014-03-13

Blog upgrades 2014-03

Last week I have been upgrading my blog. Navigation Added all posts and all tags pages. So far it was not possible to see older posts other than through individual tag pages. The tags page does

SPF records

SPF (Sender Policy Framework) records are DNS records that help to validate email senders. They are supposed to cut down spam by identifying spoofed From and Reply-To headers. With SPF, when you re

On 2014-02-28