Musings about code, books, films and anything else that takes my fancy.
Getting creative in these COVID times
Well as we a moving towards the festive season in this COVID riddled year, where we have seen lockdowns, isolations and working from home I felt that a little festive cheer is in order. This festive season won't be like we are used to as most countries still have...
Some thoughts about working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
European Road trip
The trip that almost didn’t happen
traveling during COVID-19
Microservice Domain Driven Design template
I created this .net core template for a microservice setup using Domain driven design. I have created a new .net core template that creates a micro-service setup, using domain driven design. Feel free to use it! For more information on templating...
Cape Verde or Cabo Verde is a country made up of a group of islands in the Atlantic Ocean of the Coast of Africa (NW). Cabo Verde consists of 10 volcanic islands and has approximately 500,000 inhabitants, most of which is Creole. Official language is Portuguese but...
Snippet vault cli
If you are anything like me, this is the tool for you. I can never remember terminal/command line interface (CLI) commands. Now a days more and more tools offer a CLI such as Node js, aws, git and many more. I had to find someway to help me. Many commands like the...
The island's name is a compound word formed by the Spanish words for "strong" (fuerte) and "fortune" (ventura). Traditionally, Fuerteventura's name has been regarded as a reference to the strong winds around the island and the resulting danger to nautical adventurers....
The Cost of saying Yes
Recently I got myself into an unhelpfully stressful situation at work. My team was doing really well, but the larger project was hitting some snags. I was approached by one of the people from the business side to see if my team could help out with a small website as...
LeetSpeak is a one day annual developer conference usually held in Malmö or Stockholm and is organised by tretton37 Each year usually has a theme and this year was about ethics in computing. "We want to talk about the life-giving power of software, and also make sure...
The Meeting Manifesto
One of my biggest frustrations at work are meetings, as a developer I have always loathed these pointless time-wasting breaks in my working day and I have to say it has not got better now later in my career.
My loathing (and I think this goes for most people) of meetings is not in the concept of meetings and discussions, these are one of the most important aspect of our work. How else are you going to find out what it is we are expected to achieve. My issue is with the format of meeting.