Pedro Piñera

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

GitHub as an organization hub

github
projects
todo
organization
productivity

With the recent GitHub announcement of personal projects, I'm considering using GitHub as a todo platform where I can not only keep track of work-related tasks, but also personal ones. In this brief blog post I talk about how I used to organize myself, and why I think GitHub projects might suit my needs well.

The motivations behind building Tuist

tuist
xcodeproje
xcodegen

Tuist is my most beloved open source project. In this blog post I touch on the motivations that led me to build it.

But it's powered by Electron

electron
web
desktop apps
js
electronjs

This tiny blog post contains some thoughts on the rants I often see about apps written in Electron and what's my opinion on the framework and the apps written with it.

I do have weaknesses too

pedro
weaknesses
competitiveness
planning
assertiveness

In this article I open myself up and talk about some of weaknesses that have been with me for a long time and that I'm currently trying to overcome.

All you need is tools 🛠

swift
ruby
fastlane
ios
android
shopify
engineering
tooling

In this post I talk about why investing in good tooling is crucial for projects to move steadily.

What a psychologist helped me realize

berlin
oberbaum
water color
painting

It's been a few months going through a therapy that has helped me understand how my brain works and where the stress that I used to experience came from.

Drawing - Oberbaumbrücke

berlin
oberbaum
water color
painting

Before I fell in love with tech and computers, I used to draw a lot. I'm bringing that habit back and this is one of my most recent drawings, the so-known Oberbaum bridge in Berlin. It's drawn with water color.