31 Aug '22 Vowels in HackerRank challenges

HackerRank is one of many good places to train our software craft. However challenges are not always clear enough.

22 Aug '22 I love pigeonholing myself

The way we behave in various life situations most often than not can be aligned with bunch of models that have been established last century. To understand myself better I've decided to take a couple of tests to clearly determine who I really am and why I behave that way? I hope it will also improve my career and makes me better at everything I do.

23 Jun '22 Father's Day 2022

Like every year Father's Day has come. And this year was full of great gifts :)

22 Jun '22 Fedora 34/35/36 black screen after NVIDIA drivers installation

Nvidia drivers are known from many issues on Linux systems. Or maybe just mine only? Various drivers sources like official Nvidia releases and Fedora repositories are not helping at all.

05 Apr '22 zsh hangs/freezes when enter directories with git repositories

There is no doubt oh-my-zsh project is awesome. It can drastically improve your software development workflow. It even informs you, when new version was released.

21 Mar '22 I just hit 38

Today, on Monday, 21st of March I've hit 38. And it's terrifying. Mostly because I still don't know what makes me fully happy and perfectly balanced in my life.

13 Jan '22 Deploy blog changes to FTP server on git push

This blog moved to Pelican Static Site Generator some time ago. One of the problems was automation of updates on FTP server when things are added or changed.

01 Dec '21 Touch typing relearning

I decided to check how "good" is my keyboard writing. It could definitely gone better. But right now the problem is muscle memory and habit of writing improperly.

01 Dec '21 I have never used a graphic tablet so I bought one to check if I like to use it

As for most software developers my workspace was driven by comfortable keyboard and mouse. Of course there was a plethora of those devices, sometimes better, sometimes worse. And from time to time I've bought them for curiosity.

22 Nov '21 DIY - figure painting

One thing on my "want to try" list was ensuring if figures painting is something that will make me happy. And it is.

28 Oct '21 I'm afraid of side projects

I am a software developer for more than a decade now. But I am not as good as I could be, because I'm afraid of making side projects.

25 Oct '21 DIY - Talisman Board game table topper

My habit of collecting books lately switched to habit of collecting board and card games. I've got immersed into Talisman (mainly) and few others.

30 Sep '21 Career path shift

Today is my last day at Unhaggle - company focused on automotive industry, where I've most of the time worked with Django and Vue.js. 3 awesome years almost passed. Many gorgeous people met. But I've decided to try something new.

17 Sep '21 Global .gitignore

From time to time I see code editors or IDEs settings pushed to GitHub repositiories. Sometimes they're put there intentionally - and that's fine. But more often they're not. So how can we preven't ourselves from putting all IDEs and editors into every projects .gitignore?

11 Sep '21 Can't load image in PIXI.js when using Parcel bundler

Today I've tried to play with PIXI.js with Parcel bundler. Even if it's a convenient way to build and serve HTML file with your application, it does not resolve assets paths correctly.

08 Sep '21 Information junkie - I am one of them too

Notifications with recommended YouTube videos about newest and fanciest JavaScript libraries. Another Django or JavaScript courses tagged as "Hot" or "Highest Rated". New book about the framework or architecture pattern used by developers at FAANG. Yet another time management approach, ultra-productivity and ultimate-procrastination-preventing trick. Between courses endless stream from HackerNews and blog feeds. And of course don't forget to check newsletters you are subscribed to.

16 Aug '21 Git commits emojis

Git is one of the commonly used tool in developer's toolbox. However it's still text driven and thus a bit boring. Wouldn't be great to invite some joy while working with it?

04 Jun '21 Tabs grouping built into Chrome

Too many tabs opened within a browser are a quite common problem amongst IT people. Google something and a few seconds ago you are overwhelmed by 20 newly opened tabs. Yes, your RAM usage bar blinks in red as well.

13 May '21 Colorize your terminal with Gogh

I don't know how about you but I'm constantly looking for ideal color configuration for my terminal which will perfectly work with different message types. Because of such unique look of this terminal I'm just tickle my ego and feel extraordinary in some way. And procrastinate of course.

21 Dec '20 Color palette generated from the CSS of the website

Have you ever wondered how easy it is to use colors of your favorite framework from its website as inspiration to your own projects?

12 Oct '20 Blog migration to new platform

Strongly inspired by other developer approach, personal need for reducing paid tools usage and having chances for 100% customization I've decided to search for WordPress.com alternative. Comparing a few of globally available solutions that met those criterias tend me to use Pelican.