By Fernando Mendes

  1. Subvisual Live Talks: One Month In

    About a month ago we began our Subvisual Live Talks. A new and simple concept: streaming weekly conversations with interesting guests and friends. We've been devoting some time to Elixir and now Ruby and we're very happy with how everything's going. However, we've also reached a point where we want to hear from you.

    On May 21, 2020
  2. Announcing Subvisual Live Talks: Zamith, Josh Clayton, Saša Jurić and others

    Last Friday we premiered the first edition of the Subvisual Live Talks, a live stream with a very simple concept: a conversation with interesting guests. The first stream features an hour of exciting conversation between our own host, Zamith and thoughtbot's Boston Managing Director Josh Clayton. There's more to come.

    On April 17, 2020
  3. Plug-based authorisation for Elixir and Phoenix

    A while ago I felt the shame of copying and pasting code around from projects. Eventually, I decided to stop being lazy, extract it and make a hex package out of it. This is story of that project and a walkthrough all the awesome things it does, with very little code. Yay Elixir!

    On April 16, 2020
  4. Jobs and Timers in neovim: How to watch your builds fail

    Our git flow revolves around a lot of small-ish PRs. We have builds running constantly. Eventually, they’ll fail. And I hate leaving (neo)vim. Especially to watch a red sign telling I did the dum-dumbs. So I did a thing to tell me when the I did the dum-dumbs without ever leaving the cozy comfort of vim.

    On June 7, 2019
  5. Design Sprints and the Academia

    To be honest, before this fall I had never taken part of a Design Sprint. It

    On April 24, 2017
  6. Subvisual Weekly #7

    Another week, another weekly. For this edition, Gabriel asked me to talk a bit about my thesis and share what I have been learning and doing so far.

    On September 5, 2016
  7. A Look Into Bloom Filters with Ruby

    I remember one particular class I had. It was late May and, as pretty much every Spring day in Portugal, the sun decided to greet us with a little too much enthusiasm.

    On August 11, 2016