Brain juice of a software developer, poured without filter

December 1, 2020

After watching The Queen’s Gambit on Netflix, I developed a sudden interest in chess. Like many others, I went to the internet to learn and try it out. And, just like many others, I realised that I suck at it. Sure, I could practice and get better, but that sounds like a lot of effort. Instead, what about creating a bot to play chess for me? […]

June 7, 2020

Recently, I uploaded a new version of my shopping list app to Google Play. The app has been re-written from scratch, and many features that people had repeatedly asked for have been added to it. Along with a new, modern design, those extra features should not only help bring the app to the current day and age, but also improve its user experience. Or so I thought. […]

January 5, 2019

As I already announced in Twitter, I have recently published a casual Android game called Keepie Uppie. In this game, the goal is to keep a ball up in the air for as long as possible by tapping on it, just as in a real game of keepie uppie. Whilst the game is very simple, developing it on native Android allowed me to […]

December 15, 2018

A few days ago, when trying to find a workaround for a bug in Xamarin Forms that causes the height of updated list rows to be wrong, I remembered this epic rant written in the official forums of Xamarin. It definitely looks like our friend Andre went a little bit overboard on this, but how far is he actually from the truth? I have been […]

November 27, 2018

My main goal with this site, apart from having my own personal, customised space in the web, is to share the kind of content and knowledge that I actually enjoy reading from others. The specific details of my plan are missing because there is no plan yet, but I will probably write about projects I have done, things I have learned […]