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Adding macros to Laravel Eloquent models

6 minute read Published: 2020-03-10

Maybe it's not the most elegant solution. Maybe even it isn't the right one. But I needed to explore this option, test it's viability and decide afterwards.


On the importance of knowing names... and Maximum Cardinality Matching in Bipartite Graphs

7 minute read Published: 2019-06-11

It happened to me recently. I was developing the backend for a web application, and this apparently easy and trivial problem resulted to be a complicated one. It was similar to other problems I've dealt with in the past - but the solution was not the same as the one in any of those.


2019 Challenge: MVP #1 - Startups From The Bottom newsletter community

4 minute read Published: 2019-01-04

As stated in this post, one of my goals for this year is to make a functioning and testable MVP every two months. Over the past weeks I've been listing potential ideas, and settled on which one would be my first MVP.


2019 Personal Challenge: an MVP every two months

3 minute read Published: 2018-12-22

Inspired by posts and stories from the different sources I read daily (like Indiehackers, Startups from the bottom, The hustle, and others) it's been a while since I wanted to start implementing ideas and test if they were good enough to become a viable product. And what a better date to set as the starting line than the beginning of a new year!


Lessons learned at my first game jam

4 minute read Published: 2018-12-20

A few months ago, me and two fellow indie hackers went to a local game jam, in which the only requirement was to make a game with the motto: “it wasn’t designed for this”.


How I setup my own mail server in DigitalOcean (and almost fail at the very last step)

11 minute read Published: 2018-12-16

TL;DR, Fully functional mail server with web client configured with Docker in DigitalOcean, using Mailgun as a relay server

Don't feel like reading? Check out the Github repo here!