Posted by | December 12, 2017
Anti-Patterns by Example: Premature Optimization

Donald Knuth wrote this quote back in 1973, and for over forty years software engineers have been debating its validity. Is it still applicable for nowadays?

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Posted by | December 6, 2017
Services, Content Providers and MVP pattern

This week I got myself wondering when would be the best practical cases to use Services, Content Providers, and Model-View-Presenter pattern. Although the SDK Documentation provides a recommendation on when to use each of these, I thought the content to be a little spread out. If you implement the MVP pattern, how should you connect your View to your Service, for instance?

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Posted by | December 4, 2017
The Hard Part of Being a Highly Respected Person

Yesterday, I save an article about 7 Qualities of People Who Are Highly Respected. Although the click-bait-ish title, the story is good. I kept it a while ago, and I didn’t remember. It was an excellent refresher of how difficult some things are in day-by-day life.

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Posted by | December 4, 2017
🎧 Mixtape of December, 4th

Highlights: Feel so High, by Couzare and Blubird; For You, by Morro and PJB; Antidote, by Kiso, Cosmos & Creature; Bad Liar, by Joey Stux and Tiffany Alvord; Midnight Cruise, by Ltgtr and Grab;

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Posted by | December 3, 2017
2017 was the Year of Subscriptions: a Rough Draft

What was a utopia years ago, today is commonplace. But it is not new: the internet has widely increased its adoption. Telecoms have always used this model. What is your monthly phone bill, but a payment to a subscription plan of your choice?

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