Stories about Web Development, Golang, Cloud

Articles, News and Tutorials for web development, programming as a crafstmanship. For a specific category see the Menu.

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Docker 02: Bash, variables and logs

A 3 minute tutorial to grasp a few Docker commands.

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Profiling your Golang app in 3 steps

Intro to profiling Go apps or packages. To keep it short I will only focus on the computational optimizations.

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10 examples of static HTML website usages

Because static blogs are popular again, I want to raise awareness of more powerful ways to use static generated content.

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Do not make assumptions when coding

How to avoid bugs and vulnerabilities using defensive programming.

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Docker 01: first 3 steps of your web app — Pragmatic Docker series

A simple, straightforward, pragmatic tutorial for back-end engineers.

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Developers, don’t be afraid to exit or panic

Do not stale or return the wrong result, rather tell your caller that something is wrong.

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Almost free server monitoring with AWS Lambda

A free, fast and easy to setup web health checker using AWS Lambda.

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How am I trying to mentor software developers

What exactly a developer mentor does? Good question, I am struggling myself to find out. I wrote about what exactly am I doing.

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What can you learn from a side project ⁉️ LZ78, emoji and google cloud.

I wrote about my latest pet-project: emoji-compress.com and what I have learned by doing it.

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Learn software development at scale from an AAA project

Delve into the epic journey of developing a next-gen persistent space simulator. Post for: devs, designers, devops, Q&A and writers.

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NASA coding standards, defensive programming and reliability

A summary of more than 3h of panels based on software written for NASA space exploration missions.

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Backend vs frontend 👁 It is a matter of perspective

The terms backend and frontend may mean different things, depending on your project/team.

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Software engineer — from monolith to cloud: think small

Let's explore how did the paradigm changed over the years when talking about back-end web applications.

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Encoding in Web Development. Why? How? URL, JSON , Base64 & beyond

Learn why are we using encoding & decoding functions and what are the differences from Encryption, Hashing, Minification & Obfuscation.

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Dealing with technical debt while delivering— a 3 step technique with example

Making peace with the Ghosts of Code Past while delivering new features.

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Fast priority queues in Golang: Hierarchical Heap

Hierarchical Heap is a very efficient Priority Queue O(log n/k) for large data sets.

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How to learn Golang

How am I learning Go as my new main language, what resources & techniques am I using?

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Switch to JavaScript 6 .today

This article is a call to arms! Do not leave anyone behind, migrate from the legacy JavaScript .today!

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Software engineer — from monolith to cloud: Auto Increment to UUID

The technical details and the new mindset needed to make the switch.

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What can you do with JavaScript? Resistance is futile.

17+ types of apps & platforms you can build & use with JavaScript.

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Advanced JavaScript 2017 talks

I watch a lot of YouTube videos so I decided to share with you the most recent videos I have found on advanced topics of JavaScript.

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A/B tests developer’s manual

A/B tests will try to make spaghetti from your clean code. Learn from my mistakes so you don’t repeat them.

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6 productivity workflow tips for a Software Engineer

A few thoughts about “the zone”, brakes, tasks and notifications.

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8 productivity coding tips for a Software Engineer

I am lazy but I care about the most precious currency we have: time ⏰. That being said I want to share some tips that improved my…

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Fast priority queues in Golang: Hierarchical Queue

Writing O(1) high performance data structures, in order to learn Go.

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16 free tools&services that any developer should use

A fine list of open source or free tools and online services any software engineer/QA/devops can use.

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Golang, it was love at first sight

Why golang had me on the first date.

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Small test on top 3 meteor hosting services

Later edit (2018): I ended up using http://meteor-up.com/ with a custom VM in AWS/Google cloud. The costs were too high with a managed…

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Unity click and touch script

Every game needs some kind of input control from the user, usually we need to let the user interact with our unity objects directly, by…

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(Re)Generate run-time objects in Unity Editor mode

Testing the Medium editor and my first post about Unity Game Engine.