Ali Zahid

Ali Zahid

Corona times

Corona times

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

a month 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.

10 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.

10 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.

10 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.

2 years 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.

2 years 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.

2 years agoBlog, Prismic, React