In the Stream of Consciousness: Everyday Thoughts.
Navigating the Vendor Relationship: The Importance of Mutual Respect.
I just dropped a new text that spills the beans on nailing those vendor relationships. Let me share why respect and openness are the keys to successful business partnerships. In this fast-moving market, it's all about staying ahead of the curve.
Is Tauri an Electron killer?
ElectronJS-powered applications are ubiquitous; Slack, Visual Studio Code, Figma, Discord, Postman and countless others. My teams have released several projects using this technology, and it certainly works - albeit with a few minor but irksome bumps along the way. Releasing a project with Electron as opposed to Chromium often required a few days of extra effort just to make it stable. Therefore, when Tauri began gaining traction, I decided to give it a shot.
My thoughts on Github Copilot.
I've been using Copilot in my main editor for several months now, and rarely press Tab to accept its suggestions. This usually only happens when I type descriptions, not code. Anyways, I found it helpful, but risky. Let's take a closer look at why.
Engineers mission does not change.
New engineering solutions continue to grow at an exponential rate. Amazing! But what difference does this make in our daily tasks? The goal remains the same: deliver your solution as simply as possible. As Leonardo da Vinci once said, "Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." Take some time to consider this before writing your next block of code.
Tailwind. Anti-Pattern or ...not?
I have been a fan of Adam Wathan for a while now, even before he created Tailwind. I had misgivings about the concept of making HTML look like a class index - it felt wrong to me. However, as time has passed, I find myself using it more and more. What has changed?
New kid on the block. WASM.