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Software Engineering

Using Notion as a Simple Database

This tutorial shows how to build something straightforward in Notion: a database. We will use the Notion API and any form that can submit a POST request.
Angelo Dias • Apr 2023 • 15 min read • 61 views
Software Engineering

HUK-Autoservice & the foobar values

When we started building the HUK-Autoservice application — an online booking tool for reliable and binding auto service appointments, taking advantage of many available partner workshops around Germany — we approached the project not as “code pushers” but as co-creators. This is one of our fundamental understandings of successful projects.
Angelo Dias • Oct 2022 • 7 min read • 333 views
Software Engineering

09/09 - It's bug birthday!! 🪲🪳🐞

With this article, we want to honour the birthday of the first real debugging 🪲 🗑. Therefore our colleague Mansour shares a story of his life as a developer. It is about how he suspected the whole company he worked in systematically stole laptops just because of one tiny bug. But read it for yourself. Enjoy!
Mansour Kalagar • Sep 2022 • 4 min read • 112 views
Software Engineering

Google Maps with search and marker using React

This is a short tutorial on how to successfully implement Google Maps using a handy library created by Google's own Developer Relations Engineer @jpoehnelt and maintained by the community. We'll have a map with a search and a location marker by the end of it. All using the native Google Maps API with the help of @googlemaps/react-wrapper.
Angelo Dias • Aug 2022 • 16 min read • 110 views
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Software Engineering

Server components as an experimental feature in NextJs

The React team introduced Server components in December 2020. Zero bundled size components brought a lot of excitement to users because, in large scale applications, it's a well-known problem. This article will discuss the state of server components and how they can currently be used as an experimental feature in NextJs.
Muhammad Shahzad • Mar 2022 • 3 min read • 162 views