At my new job we have a Go backend. It’s a nice language with familiar syntax. Someone with C, C++, C# or Java experience will feel right at home. A language designed to make Software Engineering easier. At the same time it’s being sought out to address bottlenecks in Ruby, Perl, Node.js and Python codebases.
This was harder than it should have been so I’m documenting it.
My friend was complaining that his iOS engineer made horrible API design decisions. I didn’t feel like I could discuss this intelligently so I started looking up materials on what makes a good API.
Atom has become my default editor. Before I used vim most but thankfully there is a vim-mode plugin to get most of the benefits.
During the development of my most recent app. I realized the React Native docs do not cover how to add an app icon. I love the little android icon as much as the next person but we need our own logo.
Event delegation is a method of simplifying otherwise very verbose event handling code in browsers. The method allows you to leverage the browser’s built-in event propagation system to execute logic based on user or network input.
This was a fun solution I came up with for a friend.