21 Jan 2021 - Federico Terzi
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past 5 years, chances are you have used an Electron-based application at least once in your life. For those (probably few) who don’t know what Electron is, it’s a cross-platform desktop app framework built on top of Chromium and NodeJS (which in turn is based on Chrome’s V8 engine). This Chrome-ception allows developers to build complete desktop applications using web technologies, including HTML, CSS, JS, and the ~500 MB of node_modules we all know and love.
01 Jan 2021 - Federico Terzi
When I started learning Rust a couple of years ago, the first thing that really got me thinking was strings. You see, in Rust, there are 2 string types: the
String and the
29 May 2020 - Federico Terzi
If you’ve been programming for a while, you will surely know how useful regular expressions can be when dealing with text.
07 Feb 2020 - Federico Terzi
As a developer myself, I know how hard it can be to promote a project. You spent weeks, months, or even years, developing your idea, only to find out later that nobody is noticing it.
03 Sep 2019 - Federico Terzi
Python is a wonderful language. Other than being simple to learn and fast to write, it’s also very powerful thanks to its huge ecosystem. In fact, it has so many features that it’s easy to miss some good ones. In this article I’m going to show you 3 great Python tricks you may have missed:
23 Aug 2019 - Federico Terzi
A month ago I decided to rebuild my website using Jekyll for a couple of reasons: it’s the official tool used by Github Pages and it supports blogging. Considering also that Github Pages is free, this is pretty much one of the best ways to build a personal website nowadays and I’m very happy with the result.
22 Aug 2019 - Federico Terzi
Telegram is one of the most popular messaging apps and probably the most loved by developers. The reasons are many, but I think that it mostly boils down to their openness, which led many programmers to create unique and interesting projects around it. Today I want to share one of those: TLGUR.
20 Aug 2019 - Federico Terzi
Like many people, I wasn’t a good typer. I started using computers when I was a kid and, by the time I grew into an adult, I developed my personal typing style, using only 5 fingers.