Category Archives: Miscellaneous

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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Next wave?

First and second steps At first there were desktop computers: either at home or at the office (later also on the go with notebooks), desktop apps present complex information in 2D (or projected 3D) graphical format on a large screen, … Continue reading

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Learning the basics of programming can and should be fun

Myself I have learned the basics of programming using GW-Basic back in early 1990s. Once I understood what programming really is – i.e. that i = i + 1 actually means incrementing value of variable i from the computer’s memory … Continue reading

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