Month: September 2019

Don’t forget to call your dad too 👴

As I explained in the first article of this series, my reason for creating the Call Mom app was that my mother passed away. At first, I used the app for calling my dad, so I soon started looking into how to create two very similar apps with differ…

Monochromey CSS

Let's say you have a photo that you want to show somewhere on a web page. The photo is rich in color, but you need to follow a strict color scheme, maybe because of brand guidelines, or just because you like certain colors more than others. The fi…

Don’t forget to build that app 📲

For this task, I went for writing the app in Java . Learning techniques that were completely new to me, like Kotlin or React Native , were not the main focus for me at the time, though I have gotten into both of those later. So I installed Androi…

Don’t forget to call your mom 👵

It all started when my mother passed away. She had COPD , a horrible disease that gets worse in a series of infrequent exacerbations over several years. She would be stable for months and then, unexpectedly, find herself hooked up to a respirator f…