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 | November 22, 2017
What sort of problems make a newbie an expert?

More thoughtfully, what sort of specific problems should one be able to solve in order to consider him or herself an expert? At least in Tech, the impostor syndrome haunts many people. I admit I got myself in this trap ever now and then. But today one thought came to mind, what make an expert?

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Posted by | July 30, 2017
🔗 Instapaper Sunday, July 30th

Two links about how to be a better software engineer and Elon Musk's way of thinking is featured twice.

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Posted by | July 25, 2017
When I got a hand from Sherlock Holmes to help a peer in his problem

This week one of my peers was facing a problem with one of our APIs. He pinged the infrastructure team in Slack warning them about it, saying the API was broken. 

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