Articles in the Projects and Experiments category

  1. PiHelper: A Native Companion App for your Pi-hole

    Ads are an unfortunate byproduct of the freemium internet that we've collectively chosen through our actions, and worse yet are the trackers they've inspired to follow everyone around our online lives. As someone who values their online privacy, I was elated to stumble upon Pi-hole, a network-wide ad blocker. Sure …

  2. Cross Platform Apps the Hard Way - Part 1: The Idea

    Nowadays, there are many different ways to build a cross-platform app, including React Native, Xamarin, and Flutter, to name a few. These each come with their own pros and cons, but they all serve the same purpose: allowing you to create "native" cross-platform apps relatively painlessly and cheaper than building …

  3. Simple Markdown Goes Dark

    Version 0.7.0 for Simple Markdown brings some major changes to the app. Most notably, and likely most requested, is DARK MODE. With Android Q's built-in implementation coming soon, I figured it's about time to finally get to it. It's something that's been on the roadmap for a while …

  4. Simple Markdown v0.1.0

    In my post on Progressive Web Apps, I opened by saying that I had always wanted to get into Android development but hadn't "taken the time to learn Java and get to it". So, I decided enough is enough and I want to pursue my goals. I recently read through …