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June 16, 2021

Leadership: Random Notes

Thoughts, questions, ponderings about leadership. Some may be useful. Some may be plain wrong. Anyhow, I need to write these somewhere.

April 14, 2021

Unconventional React and TypeScript Tips

Unconventional collection of tips from working on some projects and interfacing with varying disciplines.

February 27, 2021

Machine Tree: React aside from the UI

Among a nauseatingly huge number of "modern web UI frameworks" out there, React stands tall. It is a very nimble library to write a JavaScript-based app on top of. React app code can stay way more clear, consistent, and recognizable regardless of complexity, compared to other frameworks. Why? Because unlike other frameworks, which are more of a template engine, React focuses on assisting to bui...

January 14, 2021

Complex Software: Asynchronous Machines

Complex software can be daunting to author. I'm dissect and reintroduce the concept of asynchronous machines, why do we need it in the first place, and how digging deep into the concept might help conquer complex software.

October 21, 2020

Significance of Immutability, Extensibility, and Versioning in Persistent Data

Writing a program is all fun and games until someone persists your data. Your user data gets saved in the database, persisted! Some folks use your API, persisted! Your website's JS files cached, BAM, persisted! They're actually gonna be alright until you need to change something. When it's impossible to do without breaking change, emergency meeting!

October 13, 2020

Shut-in Learning Addict

I felt sick, took a sick leave, and went to sleep, but not before I drink a cup of coffee, how clumsy of me. I felt my body numb, but my mind kept running. A series a vivid dreams, not so fortunate however, as those were about pull requests reviews, and programming language philosophy. In that dream, a sensation of challenges against my ideas surfaces from the experiences when awake buried in t...

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