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2019 year in review

I managed to achieve in 2019 much more of what I’ve done in 2018, here’s an overview of what I have learned, created & some random facts. Learning Dev React hooks React native navigation React native config Fastlane SSR, static SSR, CSR, Pre-rendering Styled…

Jan 03, 20203 min

Get paid while you're learning, working at a startup

Life update If you haven’t read my previous article about the visas rejections, I’d recommend you to do so as I mentioned there that I switched my job and the reasons behind such decision. Caution ⚠️ Please be aware that this doesn’t apply or might not work…

Dec 23, 20194 min

Webview native authentication in React Native

TL;DR: React Native App: https://github.com/smakosh/article-auth-app React web app: https://github.com/smakosh/article-auth-web REST API: https://github.com/smakosh/article-auth-api Theory Before you start reading and getting into this article, you must be…

Dec 01, 201913 min

Getting my third visa rejection

My application visa into the Schengen territory has just got denied for the third time in a row, before I mention the reasons and their stupid claims on why it got denied, let me walk you through all the stories behind every each visa application that got…

Oct 22, 20196 min

15 Days working from Bali

I’m writing this article in my room back home, thankfully I arrived safely and I had to take some rest by calling on my grandma in a not so far village from my small city. Before Bali, last time I was in Penang where I shared my monthly experience there and I…

Jul 16, 20194 min

Handling SEO in React apps

I have landed successfully in Bali, rented a scooter and been enjoying my ride from my place to Dojo Bali where I’m currently writing this article. SEO definition Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of increasing the quality and quantity of website…

Jun 13, 20195 min

Penang was way better

As promised before when I shared my experience spending one month in KL as a remote developer, It’s time to share with you how was Penang compared to KL. Planning Some of you asked me on Instagram about why did I choose to visit this Island, well the truth is…

Jun 06, 20195 min

One month in Kuala Lumpur as a remote developer

I won’t consider myself a digital nomad yet, but I admit that I was a bit influenced to try out that lifestyle, but as I don’t like traveling a lot as I mentioned in my previous article, I wasn’t really engaged into the idea of continuously traveling & working…

Apr 23, 20195 min

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