Estimated reading time: 3 minsSeeding a barren wasteland
29 Jul 2020As with anything that is meant to grow over time, when starting out you are often faced with the harsh reality that it’s going to be a while until you can show off the fruits of your labour. This blog is no different, and if you’re following it at the time of writing (thanks for being an early supporter by the way! 🥳) you might have noticed that, even though it’s 2020 I have already posted some entries dating back as far as 2017. What’s going on here?
Estimated reading time: 6 minsHouston, we have a problem
20 Jul 2020Not all launches go as smoothly as planned, and launching this blog wasn’t as easy as I though it would be. I had already setup Jekyll and a github repository to host my static pages, but something was off… I couldn’t serve them from the base url https://aclima93.github.io as I had initially planned, at least not yet. 🤨
Estimated reading time: 1 minLet there be references
02 Jul 2020For the past few days I’ve been setting up this blog, and one thing i noticed the lack of was a proper referencing system, something to help me and my potential readers sift through what I aim to be hundreds of post entries. I was missing a categorization and tagging manager.
Estimated reading time: 5 minsLessons learned while working with Deemaze
03 May 2018I’ve been working with Deemaze Software for approximately 2 years now, and since my debut I have learnt more than I could have ever anticipated. It turns out, being a programmer isn’t just about coding. I know right, who would have thought?! There’s loads of management tips, tricks and nuances, business lingo, client expectations, internal and daily standups, quality assurance, code reviews, design specifications, alternating tight and lax schedules, cool and boring projects, etc. etc. It can be quite a handful! Thankfully, the team I work with has mastered the a̶r̶t̶ ̶o̶f̶ ̶w̶a̶r̶ art of juggling all of these concerns and taught me a great deal, so without further ado, here are some of the important lessons I’ve learnt throughout this incredible journey.