Please, don’t throw stones at me. The current state of our dev stack isn’t complicated, in fact it is still simple compared to other parts of software development.
Quite a large number of people around me described their road to Front-End Development quite straightforwardly and it makes me feel a lot of times inadequate. Mostly because I’ve been all over the place before I chose to commit to Front-End.
After seven months at a job I am ready for some soul searching because this is the first time working in enterprise environment. Let’s be clear, money isn’t my main motivator although getting paid what I am worth is important. This post is about the work itself. (Disclaimer: This is not a critique of my… Continue reading
As I have written in a post about my skills I wanted to try a PHP framework after a while, other than WordPress which I haven’t seen since I started working at my day job. My poison of choice in this case is framework called Laravel. There was no special reason I just read about… Continue reading
For some time I tried to be a web unicorn, combination of a developer and a designer, but it’s time to end those efforts. Not because it’s too hard, I like the difficulty of it but because I am not willing to put the time and effort to become a great UI designer.
In the earlier post I have written about learning Laravel framework. It is a part of bigger and bolder strategy to develop my skills in order to become a better front-end developer. In time I plan to learn about continuous integration and continuous delivery.
After two months working on a crazy project I am quite certain that when I leave my current employer I won’t work for another big company. And it’s not about company culture, it’s more about male tech culture why I want to work for smaller company or solo as my next adventure. It’s hard to… Continue reading
So after a month in Czech republic I have a roof over my head. There’s no more thinking “Where I’ll sleep next week?” or “Did I book a seat on a correct train?”. As I am writing this I am enjoying the fact that tomorrow I don’t have to wake up at 4am, get ready… Continue reading
First week at my new job just ended. It was not even a full week, just two days. And it feels weird because my life plans didn’t pan out as I hoped, they folded.
Last year I wrote about effects of my mother’s workaholism on my personal blog. This year I want to write an update. TLDR: Good – I feel better. Bad – I feel stuck in a different way and I will write about it in a different post. Lost memories Since last year I have recovered a lot… Continue reading