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My experiences using Anko library (Android Kotlin)


I’ve been using Anko library from the start of my Kotlin journey and my experiences with it are mostly positive. According to its Github readme page, Anko is ...a Kotlin library which makes Android application development faster and easier. It makes your code clean and easy to read, and lets you forget about rough edges of the Android SDK for Java. Anko consists of several parts: - Anko...

Libraries over frameworks


Lately (in term of years) I noticed I prefer using libraries over frameworks. Or in other words I like to use packages that each do their one thing well rather than one package with all batteries included. I recognize both libraries and frameworks have their pros and cons. You can see my preference for libraries if you are reading my blog where I write a lot about web development, specifically...

Developing web applications with React and its ecosystem


React with its component-based approach is fun! But you can find it hard to build web application with it. That’s because React is not a framework. It’s a library which does one part of building web applications, rendering views, and does it well. You need to bring in other libraries (ecosystem) and piece them together to make efficient web application. JavaScript is very un...

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Hi, I'm Jernej, a software engineer from Slovenia. Welcome to my personal blog. For more about me, my work and hobbies, please visit my profile page.