Mistaking software for a finished product

As much as it would be simpler, software isn’t something we can ship and forget about, or even just keep adding features without revisiting architecture and design.

May 10, 2021 · 6 min · 1078 words · João Antunes

Shaking things up a bit - ASPF02O Outro

Almost two years have passed since I started the “ASP.NET Core: From 0 to Overkill” series. It’s time to shake things up a bit 🙂.

September 21, 2020 · 3 min · 541 words · João Antunes

Some comments, tips and rants about my path to Kubernetes certification

Sharing my experience about my path to learn about Kubernetes and prepare for the Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) exam.

September 7, 2020 · 13 min · 2589 words · João Antunes

Microservices and correctly built distributed systems

Microservices are all the rage for some time now, but are we using the right foundations to create them? In this post, we’ll look into a common design issue in distributed systems.

July 15, 2020 · 5 min · 1022 words · João Antunes

A look at Building the Future 2020

This past week I had the opportunity to attend Building the Future 2020, an event focused on digital transformation, so I thought about sharing some of the main topics that stuck with me.

February 4, 2020 · 10 min · 2011 words · João Antunes

A year remote

It has recently been a year since I started working remotely, so I thought it could be interesting to share my experience, along with some particularities of my remote setting.

November 3, 2019 · 14 min · 2924 words · João Antunes

My couple of cents on remote work

Well, this is a very written about topic isn’t it? I wasn’t going to write about it, given the myriad of articles that already exist on the subject, but whilst watching the news today some extra ideas on it emerged and I thought, what the hell, I’ll add one of my one to the never ending list. I’m not going for a pros and cons approach, those were already written plenty of times....

March 15, 2018 · 7 min · 1368 words · João Antunes

[Redirect] How To Save The Princess In 8 Programming Languages

This is just too good not to share :) Original

November 12, 2016 · 1 min · 10 words · João Antunes

"Time's up, let's do this! Leeeeeeeeeeeeeroy Jenkins!"

And with this legendary quote [1] , I open the hostilities in this new blog. I’ve been thinking about creating something like this for a while, but the thought that probably I didn’t have much to add to the myriad of coding blogs and sites out there, and maybe a tad of laziness, has delayed me for a couple of years. My main goal is to talk about specific problems I had and how I solved them....

October 3, 2016 · 2 min · 285 words · João Antunes