Things I don't like about working for clients

In my experience working for clients I've come to realize that most of the time they don't want the best app they can have. Or, at least, they don’t act that way. Most of them ignore willingly the fact that you know best, that you want them to succeed…

Is fragmentation really that much of a problem in Android?

I always read the same and never-ending articles / posts / tweets about Android's fragmentation. The same boring infographics, the same Google Play pie charts with Android version penetration, and always the same argument about how the developers are crazy about it, like if it's impossible to code because of that reason.…

Android's Camera Intent killing my Application

Working with the camera is always a pain in the ass . But at least in Android we have Intents. So, with little code we are able to get a working 300×300 thumbnail or even a picture with the best quality the device can offer. So I used it for…

Ditching Eclipse, at last

I’m kind of fed up with Eclipse . I acknowledge it’s a good IDE, but too broad and too cluttered for me. So after I returned to work after my forced leave, I finally got to put in practice one of my new year resolutions: switch to IntelliJ IDEA.…

The outrageous story of the mighty CTO intern

Worst job offer ever. A CTO offer, with that many technologies required (they ask for high skill in them)… 40h per week (8 hours/day) with a contract of 4 months being an intern. Yes, a CTO intern. And for 600€ ($775). Unbelievable. I don’t know if cry or…