Continuous Static Analysis using Pronto

Code quality and consistency is important. There are a ton of great open source tools and libraries that provide insights. For example: Rubocop checks your style and Brakeman scans for security vulnerabilities. You can run them easily and get a... full post →

Getting Things Done

This post was originally written by Justas Janauskas, CEO of Vinted, edited for publishing by me and Marek Ivanovskis In this post I want to share with you my way of getting things done. It works quite well for someone... full post →

Software Development is not Typing

What is software development? Is it typing features that your product people come up with into your text editor as quickly as possible? Not quite. At the very least, think when typing. Make it easier for your fellow typers to... full post →

Office. Office never changes

Office. Office never changes Fog Creek waged war for private workplace and marble showers. GitHub built an empire on letting everyone work wherever and whenever they want. 37signals reworked the whole industry by getting real. But office never changes. In... full post →

Year 2013

The year 2013 was a heck of a year for me, mostly in a good way. In no particular order: Lost 26kg. Probably only weighted less when I was fourteen. Besides health benefits, this gave me a big self-confidence boost... full post →

Top Ten Percent

We were discussing something with a co-worker that I perceived as a problem, yet he didn't. One of his arguments was: Compared with other companies, we would be among the top ten percent. Being among top ten percent is pretty... full post →

git playback 0.2

The feedback after the first post about git-playback was amazing. I've been slowly improving it for the last couple of months and I'm pretty happy where it is right now. What's new: Easier installation Just clone the repository and run... full post →

Vim - Putting arrows to use

It's accepted among Vim users - arrow keys should be avoided at all possible cost. Using hjkl is preferred and is advantageous. You never have to leave the home row - that let's you be faster and it's more comfortable... full post →

Fear

I've been doing a lot of things this year that I was (and still am) afraid of doing. Writing a blog is one pretty obvious example. I wanted to try writing a blog for some time. So, what was stopping... full post →

Simpler

I still encounter people who want to use their favorite extremely-powerful framework for everything. I don't think that's the right attitude. Slides for a lightning talk 'simpler', hosted on Speaker Deck, which tries to address that: Font: Spatha Sans Palette:... full post →

git playback

It was a lovely Saturday afternoon... I just did a code kata, but I was not entirely happy and not sure how to do it better. So I decided to look at how other developers tackled the same problem. Found... full post →

Joys of Programming

I'm always surprised when I meet programmers who don't enjoy what they're doing. Don't misunderstand me - I realize that software development is not everyone's passion. Still stunned every time. For the life of me, I can't imagine doing anything... full post →

Hello World

Welcome to my blog. My name is Mindaugas Mozūras, and I'm a twentysomething software developer. Here I intend write about anything that interests me - mostly various development topics, but there will probably be some general geekery as well. If... full post →