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Adedamola Shomoye

By Adedamola Shomoye

Here Be Functions

April 30, 2021

After a few years of writing JavaScript (JS), well, React, I’ve been slowly gravitating towards a “functional” approach to writing code. I…

Scrobble Everything.

March 18, 2021

I like knowing and keeping as much as I can about myself (but I despise someone/something else doing it behind my back). Partly because I’m…

Bootstrapping a simple Mac app can be hard.

March 11, 2021

I was consolidating my notes (Bear) and journal (Day One) into Bear. Day One has an “On This Day” and a Calendar view for looking back while…

You may not need React

February 07, 2021

I think React is currently the default UI library for web development. And for good reason. It’s relatively high-performance and easy to…

It's time to take iOS shortcuts seriously.

January 03, 2021

I recently wanted to Shazam a song and have it open in Spotify (the one true music streaming service) on my iPhone - but Siri and control…

Testing the waters - Thoughts on Rust.

December 17, 2020

Rust holds the crown for “most-loved” language (5 years in a row) according to the stack overflow survey - quite an impressive feat. I…

Learning Observables the hard (easy) way

October 22, 2020

Observables (ReactiveX/Observer pattern) seem to be showing up everywhere I look. Or maybe I have just been looking for it. Either way. I’ve…

Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet Is Awesome.

February 28, 2020

This commentary is spoiler-free and not a “review”. I just got excited after watching the show and decided to write about it. I haven’t…

How I Built This

February 18, 2020

There are references to tech/tools I used in previous versions of the blog. I’m keeping it this way for… let’s say posterity. I have moved…

No Social Media, No LIfe...?

February 15, 2020

This might end up being more of a rant than a post - and I apologize in advance for that. I will certainly try to be as cohesive as possible…

Road trip to the South.

February 09, 2020

Heading south, down south. This was a notable trip for me, I’d never gone any farther south than Virginia, which is where I live now. Of…

Taking a ride to the wild west

January 27, 2020

Union Station This wasn’t really my first time on the west coast. It’s actually the third. First, I came to Las Vegas in the summer of 201…

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