Entries by Alex

Hurryup 2.0

Hurryup 2.0 is a personal events manager with text notifications and route mapping, designed in React Native for iOS. As a software engineer on the Hurryup 2.0 team, I helped refactor and augment the Hurryup 1.0 codebase: ● Augmented Twilio integration to provide more robust notification system ● Centralized state management in React Native to […]

Amblr

Amblr is a mobile-first app built in Angular with Ionic. It allows users to explore a city on foot and see interesting locations while avoiding unsafe places – kind of like Waze, but for walkers. As Scrum Master, I ensured that the team was unblocked and able to meet sprint deadlines, while also handling key engineering tasks: […]

The journey to simple and good

I have 12 days until I start at Hack Reactor, a software development bootcamp here in San Francisco. It’s an intensive, three month dive into full-stack web development. The idea is to immerse oneself in code, build a community of like-minded engineers, and mostly, to learn how to learn. While it sounds like a simple […]