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career

Writing a better Tech Resume / CV

Your resume doesn’t need to be boring! In the past couple of years of my career I’ve been involved in the recruitment process of software engineers, which has meant reading a lot of resumes and deciding when to move forward with a candidate based on its content. I’ve seen some really great resumes and unfortunately, […]

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career

start(“Your Career in Tech”); 🚀

Getting starting in the tech industry is a daunting experience. I remember being fresh out of university back in 2012 with big expectations of what the working world would be like. Navigating the industry for the past 9 years has taught me a few key ideas that I feel really helped me steer my career […]

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android kotlin opengl studio

Language Injections in Android Studio / IntelliJ IDEA 💉

Android Studio is a powerful IDE with a multitude of features that I’ll probably never discover. However, when I do discover a feature of the IDE that I’ve been dreaming about, I get irrationally excited about it (and often times write a blog post such as this one). One feature that really piqued my interest […]

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android opengl

Resources for Learning OpenGL  -  An Android Developers Guide

In 2018, I started my journey of learning OpenGL, we were migrating our app from using the Android Canvas system to using the more flexible (but indeed more complex) OpenGL ES. OpenGL ES is a cross-platform graphics API that specifies a standard software interface for 3D graphics processing hardware. OpenGL allows you to build interesting […]

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android github

Using Github Actions to Automate Our Release Process

At Over, we’ve recently translated our app into 12 new languages. This meant that our release process started to get a bit more tedious as more steps were introduced into making a new release for the Google Play Store. We were starting to feel the fatigue of manually completing the exact same steps for every […]