I’ve been using a MacBook Air for the last couple of years and have not had the pleasure of working with a Retina resolution Mac. This changed last week when I finally got my new shiny 2015 MacBook Pro 15” and got introduced to the world of sharp text and proper display resolutions.Read on →
My colleague Cristiano told me about rbenv a couple of months ago. This was when I’ve already setup my Ruby development environment using rvm - I didn’t get to appreciate the real power of rbenv until a few days ago: I just got a new MacBook Pro as developer machine and had to set up Ruby again in order to work with my blog and a couple of other projects.Read on →
Last week the 8th edition of Google I/O, Google’s annual developer conference in San Francisco, was held in the Moscone Center. Personally, I’ve attended 4 of them so far and have to admit that I’ve never left without being impressed by Google pushing the technology space forward. Let’s go through my favorite two new announcements that were presented during the two days of constant talks, code labs and engaging side activities.Read on →
In the last few days there has been a vivid (and sadly also depressing) discussion about how to behave properly at tech events to ensure a great experience for everyone.
There have been posts like Hackathons are for Hacking by Cassidy Williams and The Future of Hackathons written by Jennifer Rubinovitz that are incredibly encouraging and tap into some of the problems that are surfacing right now.Read on →
At most of the hackathons that I am attending for PayPal I see people running into the same issues with Node projects over and over again: a certain Node module they want to use (via npmjs.org) is faulty or doesn’t 100% do what they want to do and they have no idea how to change this.Read on →