The best way to learn and become more creative as a developer is to focus on a side project. A really good friend coming back from Japan came to me with an idea when I needed that side project. This is how we created Japan Direct, from the idea to the App Store in almost no time.
In 2017, I manage to run about 750 miles (1200 km), it’s 250 miles more than the year before. I know it because Strava tracked it for me. I’m such a fan of their product than using it becomes part of my routine and my training. Although, during that journey, I always missed numbers that talked to me. That is how I created Kronos.
This year, I finally signed up for a marathon and the way I use running apps and their services have clearly changed. Giving the best user experience around those services is essential to make the app useful. Here is my feedback as a mobile developer during my last 10 weeks training.
Technology has never been as important as today in politics. Everything is related to numeric data. If we only analyze news around US elections in 2016, it was mostly about email hacks, fake news in daily newsfeed, or online surveys. Concerned about French elections 2017, I wanted to be a bit more active and do something related the last one: to online surveys.