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Pr0gram Failure

A blog dedicated to development subjects that every programmer deals with all the time. Simple things we all google and then ask ourselves "are we even developers?" or things we do when writing software that we are ashamed of and would never share with others. This blog is dedicated to the average Joe of programming.


On web design and development

26 Oct 2020 5 minute read 29 comments ProngsDark

Recently I entered a Harvest Finance contest which consisted of creating a new design for their website. Since I'm not a web designer, but a software engineer, I decided to take on this job the way I knew best: by writing some code. I never used too...

Terminal Treasures. Episode 2. + How to install WSL2

5 Oct 2020 5 minute read 14 comments ProngsDark

Today in Terminal Treasures we'll explore an app that complements spotify-tui which I have presented in the last episode. If you remember, the terminal app which brought Spotify to our terminals had no support for podcasts, that's why in today's epi...

Fullstack Wizard 4. Know when to call it quits. Angular modules, routes and components.

2 Aug 2020 8 minute read 11 comments ProngsDark

Previous episodes: Episode 1 -- Vue.js project setup Episode 2 -- Design tips for developers Episode 3 -- Hyperledger Iroha and Docker Before word "Wait a minute. This is episode 4 and still no Vue guide. Where is my Vue guide?" I know, I know. I...

Fullstack Wizard 3. Hyperledger Iroha.

20 Jul 2020 8 minute read 25 comments ProngsDark

Welcome to the third installment of this journey in which we try to get a grip on what means to be a full-stack developer, what technologies you should use, and how we should go about mixing all the elements of backend and frontend in order to creat...

Create your own blog with Svelte and host it for free

24 Jun 2020 11 minute read 21 comments ProngsDark

In, this article, we are going to take a look at Svelte and I'm going to try and teach you how to create your own blog, upload it to GitHub and host it on the internet for everyone to see. Before starting building our new blog we need to have the ri...

"My app uses open source technologies" and other ways developers lie to you

16 Jun 2020 6 minute read 28 comments ProngsDark

Maybe some of you have encountered this situation in which you want to know if a project or application is free and open-source software. Maybe it's because you want to know if you can trust the app to keep your data private and secure, or maybe you...

Fullstack Wizard. On creating a pleasant UI and other design tips.

10 Jun 2020 5 minute read 31 comments ProngsDark

For previous episode check HERE. For full code see my GitHub repo instrumentality-landing For a live demo of the progress of the project see this Heroku app: https://instrumentality-landing.herokuapp.com/#/ Today, in Fullstack Wizard, we are going...

Fullstack Wizard. First installment.

30 May 2020 5 minute read 17 comments ProngsDark

Let's make a landing website Before word... The Fullstack Wizard is a multiple parts series where I aim to teach you some tricks and give you a little bit of insight into full-stack web development. Since this is the first post in the series we will...

Python or GO ? Which is the better machine learning language?

4 May 2020 7 minute read 14 comments ProngsDark

For those of you that followed me in the past, you probably know that I am Kotlin fanboy and for good reasons. That language is beautiful, expressive, easy to read and understand no matter the technical background. However its nature was not suited f...

Kotlin 1.4 : Performant, Modern, Fresh

19 Apr 2020 4 minute read 0 comments ProngsDark

As we approach the inevitable release of the 1.4 version of the Kotlin programming language, I thought that this is a great time to take a look at what is new, what is changed and how this update will influence our future work. Note that this article...