Is It Worth Migrating to TypeScript?

For the past year I’ve been working on a JavaScript project for my client. We have a mid-size web application. We use React as the web development framework. Few months ago we decided to start migrating to TypeScript.

Today I can say that it was the best decision we could make. TypeScript makes working with JavaScript, which is sometimes surprising and quite hard to understand, so much better experience. However, there were some challenges on this journey. If you want to know what issues we met and how we solved them, but also what huge advantages TypeScript gave us – read on πŸ˜‰

I will not discuss TypeScript itself in this article. This is a pure recap of challenges and the experience I gained when migrating to TypeScript.

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8 Productivity Tips for Digital Nomads

I’ve been working remotely from over the world for 7 month already. During this time, I lived in 7 diferent Asian countries. All that time I worked remotely being a so called digital nomad πŸ™‚ Today I’d like to share with you 8 tips for digital nomads I discovered during this time that make my everyday nomadic life easier.

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Basics of Flutter Widgets

After writing our first Flutter app in less than 30 minutes, today we’re taking a look at Flutter widgets. If you want to know what is a widget in Flutter, what are widgets types and how to use them – this article is for you πŸ™‚

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Your First Flutter App in 30 Minutes

You may know my past affair with Xamarin, which somehow died a natural death. In today’s post, we’re taking a look at Flutter. If you want to know what is Flutter and how to build your first Flutter app in less than 30 minutes (including installation time) – let’s jump right into it πŸ˜‰

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How to Start Working with an Unknown Codebase?

If you’ve ever joined a new project you probably know the excitement of being presented with a brand new source code. As soon as you’re assigned your first tasks the excitement turns into frustration, because it’s not easy to fix this simple bug… Even you’re an experienced developer.

Today I’m trying to address the issue of approaching an unknown codebase. I’ll give you some advices and tricks I’m using to make new code easier and quicker to understand – even without understanding it all πŸ™‚

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How Programming Helped Me Becoming a Digital Nomad

Today I’d like to share with you my experiences in becoming a digital nomad and starting a world trip.

I’d like to show you how software development – and this blog! – helped me starting a completely new life πŸ™‚

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C# 8: Default Interface Methods Implementation

Continuing to examine new C# 8 features, today we are taking a look at a bit controversial one. It’s a possibility to provide default interface methods implementation.

How will this possibility change the way we write C#? Why is it being introduced? I’ll try to address these questions today πŸ™‚

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C# 8: Slicing with Indexes and Ranges

C# 8.0 brings us another nice feature called slicing. In order to make it possible, two new concepts are introduced: Indexes and Ranges.

Let’s see how this tiny feature is supposed to make our life easier πŸ™‚

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C# 8: Nullable Reference Types

In the few next posts I’d like to share with you some of the most interesting C# 8.0 features. Today we’re going to start with examining nullable reference types. Let’s see then πŸ™‚

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Dotnetos Conference 2018 – .NET Performance World

On the 5th of November 2018 I had a pleasure to attend Dotnetos Conference in Warsaw. It was a first conference oriented towards a single topic – .NET performance – I took part in.Β 

I didn’t know what to expect from this event, as it was much smaller than other conferences I used to attend and actually organized by 3 .NET geeks (more about them later πŸ™‚ ).

In today’s post I’d like to share with you my feelings about the event.Β  I’d also like to smuggle some topics that were covered during the sessions, so you can stay up-to-date with .NET performance world’s trends and dig into them yourself.

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