Clever Laziness

Recent posts

On Abstracting Code

Early in a developer’s career, we are exposed to several principles which are thought of as hard rules one must abide by. But unlike programming, where things are fluid and ever-changing, hard rules confine us to a limited set of stuff we can do and a lot of what we can’t.

March Notes

Fuck, what a month. I hope everyone is staying safe out there. Most are spending a lot more time at home than usual. My partner has been at home with me for about 3 weeks now. And I believe she’s starting to crack.

February Notes

It’s been quite the month. So much craziness happened in such a short amount of time. My family and I have luckily been safe from most of it. And I’ve occupied myself with my work to the point that I hardly did anything else but code this month.

January Notes

This was a solid start to the Year of Focus. I’ve been working hard on two things this month: optimizations to the site and cleaning up my feeds (podcast and RSS). The latter is relatively straightforward; I already had a task list with various items.

Focus

New year, new theme? Ok. Last year’s theme was a success. Having the mindset of prioritizing quality over quantity allowed me to prioritize the things that mattered most. Every time I felt that my time was being wasted on something unnecessary, I’d do a quick reset and removed it from my life.

Illustration of Juan laying on a sofa, coding on a laptop. While being levitated by a wizard cat.

Hi, I'm Juan

Senior Full-Stack Developer over at Big Pixel. I like stickers and building things. This is where ramble about my automation endeavors and web development.