Blog / Productivity

Flameshot: An awesome screenshot capture tool for Linux

December 24, 2018

When it comes to screen capture and other media editing tools, Linux really falls behind in terms of good options out there compared to Windows and Mac.

For a long time I've been using the default "Screenshot" tool that comes with Ubuntu. While it works fine, it does require quite a bit of additional steps if you need to annotate the image as you have to save it first then use another tool to ...

Just Get Started

August 31, 2018

A few weeks ago, I finally finished building a feature for one of our apps that I've been putting off for weeks.

I've been procrastinating because the problem seemed complex and just not that interesting to work on, even though it feels important and could potentially increase our conversion rate. Then one day, while sitting in a coffee shop and just about to wrap up for the day, I decided to just pick ...

7 Days of Calm

December 22, 2016

Meditation is something that I've always wanted to try for years now as I keep hearing all about its long-term benefits. The most appealing of these benefits for me is how it could increase your ability to focus. As a software developer, I know how critical focus is in getting things done. Being able to easily turn your attention to the task at hand, to get into the flow, could significantly increase productivity. It ...

Building Momentum

October 21, 2016

I usually find it hard to get started working on a project. But once I get going, I find it hard to stop and sometimes have to actually remind myself that the next parts can wait until the next day and it's time to go to bed.

I just finished building a new Shopify app a couple of days ago and now waiting for the Shopify team to review it. It was a project ...