Ali Zahid

Ali Zahid

Corona times

Corona times

It's been a long time since I posted anything. Time for a catch-up.

5 days agoLife, Work
Prodo

Prodo

Prodo is a name I used for an SMS API I built years ago. But that never panned out, so I repurposed it when I built a snippet manager last weekend.

9 months agoElectron, React
PlanBear

PlanBear

I first built PlanBear with Ember and Cordova during a Hackathon. It's like Meetup for smaller and more spontaneous plans.

9 months agoExperiments, React Native
Building a new website with MongoDB Atlas Stitch and Next.js

Building a new website with MongoDB Atlas Stitch and Next.js

I'm always trying to rebuild my blog with different tech to see what works best. This approach uses Stitch, Next.js and React.

9 months agoBlog, MongoDB, Next.js, React
Surviving Azure Functions

Surviving Azure Functions

My year with Azure Functions and how I survived.

a year agoAzure, Functions, Serverless, TypeScript
Bijli

Bijli

The past, present, and future of one of my oldest ideas.

a year agoExperiments, React Native
Last two months

Last two months

What I've been up to for the last two months and why I've abandoned all my goals.

a year agoLife, Work
Mittens

Mittens

Mittens brings you push notifications from GitHub.

a year agoExperiments, Firebase, React Native
Goodbye, Metro

Goodbye, Metro

I shut down my first app ever. A story of being outdone.

a year agoExperiments, React Native
Setting up a new React Native project

Setting up a new React Native project

Setting up a React Native projects with CocoaPods can be tricky. Here are some of my tricks so you can avoid Xcode hell.

a year agoGuide, React Native
Building WoWdb

Building WoWdb

WoWdb is a mobile World of Warcraft database. It's built with React, React Native, Fastify, MongoDB, and hosted on Render.

a year agoReact Native, Search, World of Warcraft
Keep marker in center and move map around it

Keep marker in center and move map around it

A performance-oriented approach to let users pick their location on a map.

a year agoMaps, React Native, User Experience
Building a new website with Prismic

Building a new website with Prismic

How I rebuilt my website using Prismic, a headless CMS, and React.

a year agoBlog, Prismic, React