Tag: development

  • How to miss a delivery date

    How to miss a delivery date

    Reading Time: 2 minutes Estimating a delivery date is hard. Missing it, on the other hand, is quite easy. When it happens try not to focus on pleasing stakeholders by committing to a new date that is very close to the original one.

  • Yes, TDD slows you down

    Yes, TDD slows you down

    Reading Time: 3 minutes TDD is a strict software development methodology that might make you feel as if you’re doing things slower than you actually could. Is it a bad thing?

  • The Mythical DevOps Engineer

    The Mythical DevOps Engineer

    Reading Time: 8 minutes I’m always a little suspicious of job specs looking for the so-called DevOps Engineer role. They often mention a vast variety of duties and responsibilities. Are they hiring for a single role or a whole team? Roles having DevOps in their title hardly share the same meaning. They often have something in common, though. They […]

  • Testing LiveData on Android

    Testing LiveData on Android

    Reading Time: 3 minutes Testing LiveData represents an interesting challenge due to the peculiarities of its technology and the way it eases development for your Android app. I’ve recently started to build an Android app to keep motivated on my journey to learn Kotlin. My most recent experience has been with Architecture Components and this brief blog post, in […]

  • Email development with React and Webpack

    Email development with React and Webpack

    Reading Time: 5 minutes Email development is often an overlooked practice due to the peculiarities and constraints that most email clients impose. If you want to deliver a delightful user experience to your product you have to maintain its design consistent across all the media it is consumed from. An email is one way your product might be consumed […]