There are many arguments to be had regarding the kind and quality of knowledge you obtain by attending a university rather than searching online for tutorials. There is also the huge difference between Programming and Software Engineering (you can learn to program on your own, however, you cannot learn to engineer Software by yourself). But in this article, I would like to focus more on the less obvious parts of going through a full-time Degree (Bachelor, MSc, and the likes of them)Continue reading
Regardless of the traction that microservices architectures have, there are technical areas and essential matters that you should take into consideration before developing in a microservices structure.
After 3 years of using React Native as a solution for developing apps for iOS and Android, I would like to share my thoughts and some of my experience.
The last year has been one hell of a year for me.
After 8 years of full time iOS development and 11 years of developing for Apple devices, I decided to move on to something new, that I have been planning for longer that I was willing to admit.Continue reading
When webpack 4.0 came out, I decided to migrate my codebase implementing webpack for the frontend to webpack 4.0. One thing I hadn’t invested time to do however, is to enable HMR in my backend code. I have a project that takes approx 30 seconds to start up, mainly because of babel transpiling my whole… Continue reading
I have to admit that I love React & React Native. I began using React in 2014, and React Native in 2016. I loved RN not because of its cross-platform mechanics, but for its pragmatic approach when designing user interfaces and its ability to componentize a screen. A component can have its own state, and if the… Continue reading
There are some among us who just can’t sit tight, and feel the urge to create something on their own. Most of the time this ‘something’ will end up never seeing the light of day. It has happened to me, I assume that this is the case for everyone else. This happens mostly because of… Continue reading
A few years ago, a client of mine had an idea about an application that would leverage augmented reality features to play videos on top of images that would be featured into pages of his Greek news magazine.