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

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.

Reliably installing Xcode

2019-04-06
xcode
swift
ios
macos

I started developing a tool, install-xcode that aims to help developers to install and upgrade versions of Xcode easily. In this blog post I talk about the motivation behinds building it and some design principles that I'm embrazcing.

Where does the stress come from?

2019-04-05
stress
mental health
health

Are you one of those software engineers that read many blog posts and watch talks? Do take your personal branding on the internet very seriously? What comes to your mind when I say "side projects"? This blog post is a reflection on what I think have been the three major sources of stress in my life.

What's the value?

2019-04-04
reflection
focus
goals

I've been recently asking myself for the value of the things that I do. I used to learn and work on things that did not bring any value to my life and therefor were a waste of my time.

macOS development and being comfortable

2019-03-29
comfortable
macos
development

I've been avoiding macOS development for no reason. This blog post is a short reflection on why I think I've been doing it.

Interacting with Xcode projects in Swift

2019-03-15
xcodeproj
swift
xcode
project

This blog post is an introduction to the format of Xcode projects and xcodeproj, a Swift library that helps read and update Xcode projects in Swift. The post contains a few hands-on examples for developers to experiment with the library.

Open source and trust

2019-03-14
tuist
open source
trust

Trust is key for open source projects to thrive. In this blog post I explain what trust has meant for Tuist.