Wrote on

Automating the Git commit message prefix

If you’re a programmer you probably love automating the daily tasks you do daily, don’t you? Well, if you don’t you probably should. The current project I work on has a specific Git Branching model that follows the Jira tasks number. In a nutshell, here are the requirements: when I tackle a story/feature task, it...
Wrote on

PHP, CodeIgniter, Laravel, Vue, React, front-end… or how I changed my stack over the course of time

Also: Keep up to date with the fast-paced changing scenery of the tech world. Back in 2012 when I got my first programming job right after I graduated high school, I did not have any experience with PHP frameworks, I’ve mainly used plain old PHP for my freelance websites and the only thing closer to...
Wrote on

Building PayForSpace – adding a new way to validate transactions

I’ve started to build this app called PayForSpace really fast and one thing I don’t like about this thing is that I am forced to make compromises. After I checked out the Elrond gateway documentation, I saw that I am only able to get the last 20 transactions and that includes both sent or received...
Wrote on

Building PayForSpace – Episode 2

Wow, my second stream already. This time I’ve streamed for a little bit more than 2 hours. I’ve continued working on the PayForSpace app and added some new features: Every box has an identifier Each box type has a price We created a new database table and a table to store data Once anyone buys...
Wrote on

Building PayForSpace – Episode 1

Well… the good news it’s that the hard moment of starting the first stream in a foreign language has passed! Yeah, today I had my first almost-2-hours stream on Twitch where I started building the PayForSpace app. I’m gonna embed the Twitch recording here at the end of the post, but first, let me summarize...
Wrote on

Between contracts

Since when I signed the contract with the current company I am working with now, I never actively searched for another offer or contract. I’ve kept refusing offers because I don’t like being unstable and moving every three months or so for 50 euros extra. I’ve kept refusing until I got an offer from Automattic...
Joshua says:
I do not understand

Hello, welcome to daddy's blog! You should know that you won't find any cartoons around. You've been warned!

Joshua Pacurar

Wrote on

Wasted working hours…

I am on a 6-day streak of writing daily on my blog so I could not miss posting something today. Let me tell you the latest stupid thing I made today. Tuesday night I got really hooked up on the idea to add another SSD to my workstation and install the third operating system besides...