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Pedro Piñera

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Software Engineer at Shopify 🛍. I like building tools for developers and doing open source.
Mostly doing Ruby & Swift, and sometimes Javascript
Journal 📝

All you need is tools (talk)

2019-07-09
shopify
tools
swift
ios
xcode

This post contains the video of the talk that I gave at AltConf about why I think it's important investing into tooling and some tips to build great tools.

The urge to be the first

2019-06-20
unhealthy-tech
stress
technology
wwdc

Just an observation of a trend that I've seen in our industry: developers rushing to be the gain the label of expert in a given technology.

Speaking at AltConf

2019-06-08
altconf
swift
wwdc
conferences
speaking

A brief post talking about my experience speaking at AltConf 2019 in San Jose.

Abstracting Info.plist files

2019-05-08
xcode
swift
ios
info.plist

On this blog post I talk about an idea that I'm pondering for Tuist. In the aim of abstracting implementation details from Xcode projects, I think there's an opportunity for Tuist to abstract `Info.plist` files which are barely modified by developers after they get created.

It's ok

2019-04-28
balance
life
work

Because it's just ok not wasting all our precious time into the unceasing professional growth.

T-shaped engineers

2019-04-13
shopify
engineering
teams
leadership

Specialized engineers usually refrain from working on tasks outside their comfort zone of familiar programming languages and tools. While I believe this might be a good setup for projects that are just starting, I think building teams with t-shaped engineers is crucial for the long-term success of the project.

Xcode updates are fun

2019-04-12
xcode
swift
ios
macos

On this blog post I talk about Xcode updates and how painful they can sometimes be.