01 Dec '21Touch 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 '21I 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 '21DIY - 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 '21I'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 '21DIY - 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 '21Career 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 '21Global .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 '21Can'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 '21Information 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 '21Git 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 '21Tabs 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 '21Colorize 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 '20Color 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 '20Blog 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.