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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

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

2018 year review

2018 was for me the most productive year so far, so I’ve decided to write an article at the beginning of each new year highlighting few achievements to improve over the upcoming years. So let’s first get started about the stuff I learned during 2018: Dev: CSS…

Jan 13, 20193 min

One year working remotely

Remember the last time I shared with you my story when I declined the job offer as a front end developer then won the first prize at a hackathon which was hilarious because I got the same amount of money they offered me in 36 hours instead of 30 days & 8 hours…

Sep 18, 20183 min

Getting my first job offer without a degree at a startup

It all started on facebook, I was reading Tech crunch news until a notification popped up, my friend Med Bouasria tagged me on a job announcement on a facebook post of Hidden Founders, they were looking for a front end developer, I wasn’t really sure If a self…

Jun 07, 20172 min

How I learned Design & Dev in a year & half

I started Learning Design 1st I learned Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop —Then Adobe XD later on— easily since I was playing with Adobe After Effects when I was a little boy. I started practicing by Designing stuff for myself like, logos / User interfaces…

Mar 10, 20174 min

Never work for free

It was the first time I work for free since it was my English teacher for whom I promised to make an entire dynamic website in which he would post his quotes -he thinks he invents them from scratch even though it is obvious that we cannot create something from…

Mar 02, 20172 min

About me so far...

The story of my nickname “Smakosh” I’m Ismail Ghallou also known as Smakosh, a nickname which was given to me since I was 8 years old by one of my friends’ dad. Many teachers told their colleagues, my parents and sometimes me personally, that I was a good…

Dec 02, 20164 min

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