Memories of Centralized SCMs
It might sound incredible to younger developers out there, but there was a time when Git did not exist.
When James Patterson, one of the best-selling authors in the world, had the idea for “Honeymoon,” his 2005 novel, he started writing an outline.
Programming is a very opinionated activity. Unfortunately, those opinions are seldom based on facts, and most of them are futile, and lead to stupid arguments on Reddit or Hacker News or the comments section of a blog.
If you work in this industry for a certain amount of time you are certainly bound to suffer, at some point or another, the delicious experience of the programmer job interview.
Somewhere between the end of the Second World War and the beginning of the Cold War, when the enemy started speaking Russian instead of German, a US Navy programmer was working in an early computer, trying feverishly to solve a problem in a program.
Making iOS Applications Accessible
This is the talk I gave at the Mobile Developer Summit, Bangalore, India, September 15th, 2016
Refactoring iOS Projects
Presentation given in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine, on July 16th, 2016. In this session we are going to learn simple yet effective techniques to refactor large iOS codebases in order to make them more testable, to adapt them to be eventually rewritten in Swift, and to make them as “future proof” as possible.