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Author: ivan

  • New year, old and new challenges

    2023 ended with me falling in love with Rails again after 15 years. I have always been a huge fan of 37signals. I like their products in a weird way: I have always wanted to use Basecamp, but I always worked for people who used and hated Jira. Then Hey mail came out, and I decided to migrate…

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  • The Power of Flexibility: More Than Just a Mindset

    The Power of Flexibility: More Than Just a Mindset

    In the ever-changing landscape of life and work, adaptability isn’t just a buzzword—it’s a survival skill. As a seasoned software engineer and a human being who’s navigated the ebbs and flows of life, I’ve come to appreciate the profound power of a flexible mindset. It’s the mental yoga that keeps us resilient in the face…

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  • You won’t believe how much time you will save with this Git pre-push hook

    Introduction A significant part of being a successful software developer is refining our workflows to optimize productivity. One method I’ve found incredibly useful is integrating Git hooks with static code analysis tools such as Detekt for my Android projects. The Role of Git Hooks and Detekt in Code Quality Before we dive into the actual…

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  • DigitalOcean Droplets killing your npm install? You need more swap!

    Move from 500MB to 1GB with just a few commands: Enjoy.

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  • Run a IntelliJ/Android Studio configuration with a shortcut

    If you are like me, you have a few “Run configurations” when you develop an app: Run the appRun the testsRun the static analysisRun the UI tests You can generally only run the latest one using a keyboard shortcut. I found an IJ/AS plugin that lets you associate a shortcut to any existing Run Configuration!…

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