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The Joy of Refactoring

October 4, 2019

I spent a good part of last month refactoring a decent portion of the codebase of our Shopify data exporter app, EZ Exporter.

There are 3 main motivations I decided to invest this much time in refactoring:

  • Optimization.
  • Preparing the codebase for new features.
  • Reduce maintenance cost/complexity/technical debt.

Refactoring is the process of improving the code's structure and design, which I actually quite enjoy. I'm a bit of a minimalist and I find cutting ...

Charlie Munger and Warren Buffett Quotes

July 14, 2019

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger get quoted a lot, and for good reasons. They're very successful investors and businessmen and they've been around for a very long time (Munger is 95 years old and Buffett is 88). There's a lot of wisdom there so it's worth paying attention to what they say.

I've been noticing lately that many of the books I've been reading contain at least one quote from one of them. So I ...

5 Podcasts for Bootstrapped Software Business Owners

May 26, 2019

Listening to podcasts is probably the main way I consume information nowadays. One of my favorite things to do is actually taking long walks in the late afternoon or evening while listening to podcasts. I find it both entertaining and educational, there's so much content out there.

While I listen to many podcasts about different topics, the ones I regularly listen to are mostly about running bootstrapped software businesses as they're very relevant to my ...

Get Low Stock Notifications for Your Shopify Store with EZ Inventory

February 23, 2019

This feature could probably be a separate Shopify app on its own but we decided to make it part of EZ Inventory to provide more value to our customers.

In addition to being able to automatically update your products' inventory levels in your Shopify store, you can also now set up low stock alerts for each of your product variants. You'll receive an email notification almost instantly when the stock level reaches or goes below ...

The Best Books I Read in 2018

February 3, 2019

I was just going through some of the highlights I made on my Kindle to reflect on some lessons and insights I've learned from a bunch of books I read last year and thought I should write a blog post about the best ones.

Below are 6 of the best books I read in 2018. Many of these I'd probably come back to again in the future.

1. The Internet of Money Vol. 1 & ...

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