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“I prefer to use MVVM.” “No Viper would be better in this scenario.” “No, I think that MVC is best in all circumstances.”

“We need to use the adapter pattern here, no Decorator, no Facade…” The conversation is everlasting.

Patterns, patterns, patterns. There are so many patterns and everyone has…

I’m a programmer who loves to travel, loves languages, and loves people

My name is Adebayo Ijidakinro or Ade for short. Most people who try to say my name butcher it. Some people would call me Abuday, Arde, and a host of other atrocious attempts. But that’s fine, I respond to all of them.

My Dad is from Nigeria. He came to…

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Genius. I’ve always shuttered when I’ve heard people utter this word. This word is so easily attributed to those who are exceptionally skilled at something. We listen to the music of a great musician and we express in great awe, “This person is a genius.”

Mozart, Beethoven, Albert Einstein. These…

How reactive programming helps you write better code

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Changes happen all the time in the developer world. Sometimes it’s difficult to keep up with everything that is new. And as fast as things come, they become obsolete just as fast.

What was once considered standard practice, oftentimes is replaced by other methodologies and technologies.

Because of this, you…

Other architectures are fine, but MVC is all you really need

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There are a lot of architectures and patterns out there. You’ve got MVVM you got MVP, VIPER. Each pattern and architecture is created to deal with specific scenarios or problems that are common to iOS Development, or software development in general.

Knowing various patterns and architectures is advantageous. But there’s…

You should write the way that you speak

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Growing up, I never had a problem writing. My mom was an excellent writer, and she would make us write book reports in the summer which she would correct and return to us. She also kept a book about proper writing and formatting around that we all would reference. Because…

He fought a corrupt government and his only weapon was his music

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As I sat down to write down this article, I was perplexed as to how I should start. Should I begin with a brief history of prolific musicians who shaped the musical landscape of their times? Should I speak of artists such as Bob Marley who had a positive global…

I did it and you can too

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So you want to learn how to program. Good for you. Progamming can be a very lucrative and fulfilling career. It’s a career I’m very happy I chose.

One of the beautiful things about programming is that it’s a profession that doesn’t require a degree. It doesn’t even require any…

3 lessons we learn from Groupon, Zappos, and Craigslist

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Every startup has the dream of being the next household name. We all hope that one day we can attain the success of Instagram, Facebook, Groupon, and Craigslist. We try to learn as many lessons as possible from the successes of these startups.

It’s difficult to learn lessons from startups…

How to write code that others will envy

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To me, programming is more of an art than it is a technical skill. That might sound interesting to you, but there’s a reason why I feel this way.

Art is very much an expression of a person’s creativity. A great painter can take a blank canvas and turn it…

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