Speciality Coffee in Amsterdam

Once you start buying beans from a speciality coffee roaster, there is no turning back. For some people the taste of speciality coffee is not like coffee and more like some aromatic tea. Some might not enjoy with this. Because the big coffee chains(hint: Starbucks) and supermarkets coded that burned taste into our tongues. They…More

For the Love of Street Photography

Let me start by mentioning that I’m not a professional photographer. Not even a hobbyist photographer I would say. I’m just a guy who loves capturing moments that I see unique and worth capturing. Particularly street photography is my favorite. To me street photography is the most appealing area of photography. Streets and people are…More

GINA Smart Coffee Maker

I have many tools to brew coffee at home. For a long time, I was just a simple Hario V60 dripper user. But after moving to the Netherlands, I said new home, new life and decided to broaden my coffee making tools. I wanted to be able make espresso based beverages, but at the same…More

Recap: Year 2020

Almost everyone have something to talk about 2020. What a year! It’s definitely a year that we will tell to our children and grandchildren as bed time stories. But this won’t be a story of how the Covid-19 shake the world. Rather it will be short summary of important events in my life this year.…More

Another Navigation in Android Multi Module Architecture

At Jibble, we moved to a multi module architecture. Alongside with that, we have Kotlin Multiplatform that powers our core business logic and gives us a shared code between Android and iOS. It’s a monorepo project and we only use Kotlin Native for pure business logic code. Everything else related with iOS and Android is being handled on native side.…More

Kotlin Preconditions in API Design

When designing your API/SDK functions in Kotlin, there are some useful functions that called Preconditions. Those functions can help you to ensure your functions are used in proper way. You can always define what are the requirements of your function in documentation. But Preconditions can prevent false use of the functions even if developer doesn’t care…More

Observable(LiveData/Rx) Bind Extensions

Often times I find myself observing simple values from LiveData or Rx observables and setting them to view items like TextViews or EditTexts. Or setting visibility of a Button or TextView. Well, it looks ugly to me. We can do it more readable. RxSwift has bind() function to simply do this operation. In order to achieve something…More

Eight Docuseries I Liked in 2019

I know 2019 haven’t end yet. But if something new pops out for me, I think I can update this list quickly. I like watching docuseries on different topics. And mostly all of them in very different categories. The list that I write below is mostly a combination of Netflix docuseries (well, almost all of…More

Kahveyi nereden alıyorum?

Kahve en sevdiğim içecek diyebilirim. Hatta bir gün boyunca su içmeyi es geçtiğim ama kahve içmeyi atlamadığım zamanlarım olabiliyor. Bu durum kötü alışkanlıklar statüsünde tabiki, kabul ediyorum.  Kahve içerken de artık, üniversitedeki umursamaz zevksizliğimi bir kenara koyacak olursam, ciddi anlamda seçici davranmaya çalışıyorum. Çok uzun bir süredir öğütülmüş kahve almayı, hatta bir coffee shop’tan(bunu hep…More

Remote Work: Home or Co-Working Space

I’ve been working remotely for more than a year. I should admit that it’s a wonderful opportunity. Less commuting time and stress, creating your own schedule(well, I’m definitely not talking about sleeping by day and being a night owl), allocating more time to your loved ones and being with them when they need your help…More