Lunch & Learn: Productivity Protips8 days agoI presented my top two methods for planning & executing for maximum productivity without pulling out your hair, as well as a lightning round of smaller protips. I may adapt this to a public talk, maybe through a Twitch stream, or an Instagram live, depending on the interest!
New start @ DREST!a month agoI am starting a new permanent role, as a tech lead at DREST! They make a stylish fashion game for iOS and Android, so a chance to combine app development with my photography instincts 📷
Coding Challenges - Cycling Element2 months agoMy first ever “public” challenge, and accompanying post for those subscribed to my newsletter, is now out! Definitely a proud moment, check it out 😄
First ever coding stream!2 months agoIt finally happened: I live-streamed some code. It was extremely enjoyable and I can’t wait to do more and tweak things further!
How to setup MDX in Next.js3 months agoNew blog post! Burying the lead, as a big milestone is that I brought in blogging functionality to this very site, and everything new I write will be hosted in-house 🎉 Starting with this article, detailing how I did it, so you can do it too 😉
First ever "branded" stream!3 months agoRan a poll on the gram for what type of stream it should be, no surprise that audience wanted a photo tutorial 📷 Super exciting to do, I felt great and am definitely hungry for more!
Top Three Things3 months agoNew week, new app! Got "Top Three Things" all the way from idea to "functional prototype", figuring out Hasura GraphQL in the process. This idea has legs...
Website analytics with Next.js and Plausible.io3 months agoNew blog post! Let’s add website analytics to our Next.js React app the simple and privacy-friendly way, and with Typescript support!
magrippis.com - contact form3 months ago"Get in touch" now links to a proper contact page, where I suggest the mailing list too! Trying out Postmark as the transport.
Final Fantasy VII Remake3 months agoIt’s finally available to play! Just from the first couple of hours I can tell this is an impeccable execution of the project. Not that it’s gonna be the perfect game, but they’re making me experience the essence of playing the original back then in PS1, via the means of a current-gen AAA game.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons - credits3 months agoI wasn’t expecting Animal Crossing to have end credits, but there actually was a little storyline that gets nicely wrapped up with a proper credits sequence! The game continues after of course, and I’m far from done with it: A few minutes of island life have become part of my morning ritual 🍑
Coding Challenges newsletter3 months agoAfter feedback from friends and colleagues, I’ve set up a newsletter about the coding challenges I always find myself designing! You should join too 😁
magrippis.com - v33 months agoThis very site! A long way from the Angular and php version five years back 🤯
Healthy Habits3 months agoNew app! A collab with Alison, our submission for a COVID-19 global hackathon. An app which suggests what to do to keep sane while using your browser, and rewards you with cute pets for maintaining streaks.
The roles in App Development3 months agoNew blog post! Working in a London Startup, it’s easy to forget the roles involved in creating an app are far from self-explanatory... Let me demystify!
First parallettes workout4 months agoWith the gyms closing due to COVID-19, I got a pair of parallettes to practice at home! They’re elevated bars you may practice things like handstands on. I’ve never had good balance so this wiped me out something fierce!
Animal Crossing: New Horizons4 months agoI’ve never really gotten into Animal Crossing, but the time is calling for a low-stakes, chill game... And I want to follow along with the MinnMax game club!
Endless meeting cubing loop4 months agoInspired by endless meetings where the same people keep saying the same things, I shot a little pattern I found myself mindlessly doing.
Emoji of the X - Twitter bot4 months agoAdded functionality to the backend to auto-tweet whenever it makes new picks!
Google Analytics with React Router4 months agoNew blog post! Inspired by trying to add Google Analytics in a Create React App with React Router earlier.
Emoji of the X5 months agoNew app! Surprised by the lack of something which picks the official emoji of the day / week / month, I went and made it myself!
Why would you want to learn React in 2020?5 months agoNew blog post! React has been my cornerstone for getting people into software engineering for years now: it’s time for a sanity check!