My experience and impressions attending KotlinConf a couple weeks back. And some thoughts on the future of Kotlin.
Replacing Postman with the Jetbrains HTTP Client
This blog shows a way to use the Jetbrains HTTP Client to replace Postman and test third party APIs, share requests and even run them in CI all of that within minutes!
2022 retro, and what's up
This post is a recap of 2022, and a look into what's coming in 2023. In short, Devrel is amazing and doesn't require flying, I became a GDE and we grew over 160kg of vegetables this year!
A tale of fixing a tiny OpenAPI bug
I found and fixed a tiny bug in OpenAPI, learnt about the library, jackson and git in the process. In short, get and set methods are visited by Jackson even when they aren't used anywhere in the code! Be careful how you name your methods 🔥
Getting started with OpenAPI Generators : tips and tricks
In this article, I'm sharing some tips and tricks on how to get productive with creating OpenAPI generators. How to run and debug, create your own easily and more
Things I've learnt about inclusion in Tech
In this post, I'll discuss things I see, and things I try to do to "do my part" (for the lack of a better word) at work and outside of it. I'm not an example, but maybe you can find inspiration yourself (and teach me some more!).
Why I still take notes on paper
Why I still take notes on paper every day. Let's dive a bit into why it works for me, in no particular order.
Kotlin Data Classes, shallow copies and immutability
Are Kotlin data classes immutable? And does the copy method create shallow or deep copies of my class instances? Let's have a look together
Easy dependency integration in Kotlin/JS using the "Elm ports" technique
Just starting with Kotlin/JS, I found it hard to use large NPM libraries like Firebase. But my past experiences with Elm and its system of ports helped me find a suitable solution. Let's dive into it!
Tips and tricks using Hibernate and SQLite with Kotlin
This blog exposes some of the things I've found out while implementing my project. Maybe they're useful for someone else too :). Kotlin, Hibernate and SQLite doesn't seem to be a very present combination online as of now.
Measuring time and durations in Kotlin
The DurationAPI is coming out of experimental stage, and offers a nice DSL to easily work with Time durations (duh!). If offers the obvious but also nice extra goodies like coercions and ISO/ String conversions and is notably used to calculate processing time.
Kover : Code Coverage plugin for Kotlin
Kover is a code coverage tool for Kotlin. It's still in incubator phase but I took it for a spin and it is already very useful as part of local or CI workflows! In this article I go through the setup and some of my favourite goodies of the tool.
Automatically add the Hacktoberfest tag to all of your GitHub repositories
I created a small kotlin utility that finds all the repositories you are an owner of, and add the Hacktoberfest topic to them :) and learnt a few things
On gaming, addiction and working around the Cold Turkey blocker
Thoughts about gaming addiction, and a few ways to go around Cold Turkey Blocker