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To refactor or to keep going

Published on 2020-09-15 20:36

In my professional life and now in my side project there are moments when I have to ask myself, what is the lesser evil. Unfortunately not always is the answer straightforward and it's really "it depends".

Deploying imperfect

Published on 2020-09-06 15:18

For a while now I've been on an edge, is Sloth deployable or not yet. The reason behind that was perfectionism. Sloth is not perfect and there's a laundry list of things that I want to accomplish. So why is Sloth deployed?

Afternoon Project Post Mortem: Credit Card Payments Calculator

Published on 2020-01-11 20:07

Over the end of the year holidays I've started to learn more about personal finance. That part of my life has been lacking good information despite being a daughter of an accountant and tax consultant. So I made an app which calculates the credit card payments.

Vue in Custom Element

Published on 2019-12-28 15:57

As a part of Sloth project I came across the need to embed Vue into a page as a widget. As it has been more of a struggle than expected this post needed to be written.

Side projects, fun and chores

Published on 2019-12-28 08:56

Side projects are supposed to be fun thing where one is supposed to be free to experiment as much as one wants. But what to do when side project or part of it turns into a chore? Chores are no fun.

Day 21 -Naysayers, Poopheads and Evil

Published on 2019-11-21 23:11

Whatever you do there will be people who don't give a as Dain Irontfoot would say a dead dog. Also there will be people who don't get what you are doing and there will be people who will put you down because they think their ideas are geni(t)al.

Day 20 - Tricking myself

Published on 2019-11-20 21:06

Sloth and Toes projects were complex from the very beginning and it took a lot of iterations to get them to at least half working stage. Part of the success of where Sloth and Toes are is this blogvember.

Day 15 - Reorganizing

Published on 2019-11-15 23:42

Every project needs to be organized in one way or another. There isn't one ideal way, so most projects are organized suboptimally according developers' abilities and experiences. It's a hard problem, we, developer, have been trying find best way to do it since 1970s, so no judgement here.

Day 14 - Portfolio, math, CSS and stuff

Published on 2019-11-14 23:52

During long projects, especially unpaid ones, which don't provide gratification for many months, even a year or longer, it's hard to keep motivation high. So it's probably time to remind myself why SlothCMS exists.

Day 13 - Testing

Published on 2019-11-13 22:34

Testing, that dreaded T-word is on my list of things again. Being a developer who always had one foot in design world code testing doesn't come naturally to me. And the fact that they didn't teach me how to test at university doesn't help one bit.