Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Ramping up

When you ramp up a new project, would you rather:  assume everything is black box until details are needed or dig down, trying to understand and learn as much as possible already? In my opinion, the best answer would depend on … Continue reading

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Programming is…

… hard because: to be (or become) a programmer, you don’t only need to know how to solve complex problems yourself, but you also need to be able to unleash your creativity and: split such resolutions into lower and lower (and recursively … Continue reading

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Around me

Software development for Android and iOS increases. New projects appear, old projects continue and flourish. More than ever before. Enterprises (I’ve saw a couple of them in this situation) are this way “forced” to go from PC-only approach for employees … Continue reading

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How to git stash from a devenv that doesn’t have it integrated

Git stash enables you to switch from one branch to another without committing changes. Still, not all environments (including Visual Studio up to 2017, at least) have it integrated. Of course, if you’re a standard dev, the command line is your … Continue reading

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PWAs: are we dreaming?

TL;DR: PWAs are nice, but won’t become a unique development technology to converge to, due to performance and UX issues that are very hard to solve completely at OS level. I read more and more on the Web nowadays about PWAs. That is, progressive Web apps. Actually, in … Continue reading

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Computers return

In the recent years we’ve all seen that the computer market was going down badly, while the smartphones increased tremendously. But checking GlobalStats’ OS market shares today I found a big surprise (is it a Christmas present?): both Windows and macOS … Continue reading

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P2P+cloud

A few days ago I was thinking that it’s really a pity that I cannot find a good iOS shopping list app in my language. Good means simple, allowing me to manage multiple named lists with check-completable items, with autocompletion … Continue reading

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