Dev Time Stories

Dev Time Stories
Adrian Oprea — Full Stack JavaScript Consultant

What is ramen profitability for startups
Jun 18, 2019 • 15 min
This weekend I learned about a new concept called “ramen profitability”. I’ve been listening to the “Indie Hackers” and “Startups for the rest of us” podcasts and kept hearing about being “ramen profitable”. I decided to find out what’s it all about and…
The eslint-scope virus and Ryan Dahl’s JSConf presentation
Jul 24, 2018 • 15 min
Recently, there was an issue with eslint-scope that gave the JavaScript community a good scare. I wrote about it one day after it happened os feel free to go and read the article here: The gist was that…
5: Getting Into Web Development in 2018
Feb 20, 2018 • 7 min
In this episode I’m talking about the attitude we, as experienced professionals should have towards the people who want to learn web development. It’s also short valuable lesson for aspiring web developers. I recently started researching the problems…
4: Frustration, new microphone, broken keyboards and Apple updates
Feb 16, 2018 • 11 min
It seems that since Christmas Eve 2016 I’ve been running form one problem to the next. In this episode I go over the issues I had with my 15 inch retina MacBook Pro, how I tried to fix it and ho I ended up not fixing it. Luckily, I still have my old…
Five steps to quickly track down and handle uncaught exceptions in Node.js
Feb 7, 2018 • 16 min
This time around, I’m offering you a strategy to quickly track down the source of the exceptions that kill your application in production. It’s a crude and hacky way, but it gets the job done. And when your application runs in production and has live…
DevTimeStories Episode 2 — Should you become a generalist or should you specialize?
Feb 5, 2018 • 13 min
In this episode, I will take you through the ins and outs of becoming a specialist in your field. I was in a huge dilemma with regards to my career and in this episode, I detail how I decided to zoom in on a small subset of skills. Here’s the deal. I have…
DevTimeStories Episode 1 — Why big software rewrites fail?
Jan 26, 2018 • 12 min
In this first episode, I talk about the reasons why big rewrite projects often fail. The episode is based on an article I published at the beginning of this week, which is part of a larger, 6-article series on technology migration.