Personal thoughts on Spotify vs Apple Music

I have been toying since the announcement of Apple One with the idea of moving into an all Apple ecosystem since I would be saving money by doing this.

October 12, 2020 ⎥ Read now →

Rules of the game

A list of the “rules” that I have been applying as my way to live for the past ~3 years and will continue doing.

October 10, 2020 ⎥ Read now →

Making good CSS is harder than what most people think

It’s not just about knowing the code or the properties in this case that you can apply to any element in your DOM. It’s also about knowing how each browser rendering engine will display your attributes.

October 08, 2020 ⎥ Read now →

Keeping a logbook

I love journaling, mainly because it makes me rethink what I have done during my day and understand all the important things I have accomplished or couldn’t finish, and most importantly how that made me feel.

October 03, 2020 ⎥ Read now →

The key to starting making apps as an indie

After a few months of doing indie apps on the side of my normal job, I have thought about key elements to make your apps successful based on it, there might be some obvious ones but I will still make the effort to point them out.

August 29, 2020 ⎥ Read now →

Dark mode support

It’s 2020, and we still have background: white websites when you enable your OS built-in dark mode, why? Why?! I get this feeling every time it’s 9pm, and I switch my computer to be in dark mode with the magic automatic setting from macOS and my browser stills shows me a white background at 300 nits of brightness.

August 19, 2020 ⎥ Read now →

The need for journaling

I used to be able to get by every day without knowing exactly how things made me feel. When people asked me how I felt, the answer was quite easy “I dunno. Everything seems ok so I’m fine”, and I was always answering “Fine and you?”.

August 18, 2020 ⎥ Read now →

That ☕️ talk you are not taking

I have had the opportunity of grabbing a coffee with many colleagues, my latest one was with @sospedra_r, we used to work together, then we both quit from our previous company, and we didn’t… And now we are working together again. And that’s not my point.

August 17, 2020 ⎥ Read now →

I believe designers are the next developers

I discussed this topic at my podcast a couple episodes ago, but if you don’t speak Spanish, let me give you my condensed thoughts here.

August 13, 2020 ⎥ Read now →

I started learning Swift and SwiftUI

As a senior developer, learning a new language isn’t as hard as it was when I was starting my career, the way you express yourself is similar to other languages, so you think more about “what’s the syntax for doing X in this language?” vs “how would I do this?”.

July 29, 2020 ⎥ Read now →

Feelings from my first app

Getting code to production for the company you work for feels amazing, it gives you this sense of accomplishment, and some sort of adrenaline rush makes you want to do more, but making something yourself from scratch where you are the sole responsible for it. It’s a whole new experience.

April 12, 2020 ⎥ Read now →

Start a podcast now

Alexis (@duranmla) and I decided to make a podcast, honestly, I have been thinking about doing it for a while and I started in the past, 2-5 years ago one with different friends, but I never found the right niche to be consistent at doing it and actually enjoy doing it.

January 08, 2020 ⎥ Read now →