Open anything with React Native OpenAnything

A common task in modern mobile apps is to redirect the user to native or external applications. A very common thing is to open and display an address in the native maps application. You can either do this the old fashion way and create a deep linking module for your application or just use OpenAnything […]

Partial Object Composing in JavaScript ES6

We all had to deal with dynamic object keys at one point and it is painful process but thanks to the enhanced Object Initialization Spec in ES6, those days are becoming a bit easier. The [ ] quotation allows to create an object key from a computed value as shown below: const target = ‘foo’; […]

Continuous Integration for Alexa Skills

Alexa Skills recently get a lot of traction. Amazon just released the Echo Show and has almost ten thousands skills. But as a developer they are question how to maintain skills in a scalable fashion. The good old times of maintaining cloud software via sftp and ssh are basically over. Today we utilizing modern tools […]

Twilio Hackpack + Pagerduty = Awesome

I just got back from the Twilio Signal Conference and all participants got the Hackpack v.3. It features a 3G enabled Particle Electron along with a 4×4 WS2812B RGB LED Matrix and a 2000mAh LiPo battery. I been thinking how to actually use it for something useful and came up with the idea to use […]