Welcome! My name is Fernando Cejas, I’m an IT Professional and this site is my open book where I express myself and share my ideas, experience and knowledge. I hope you find the material and content useful. Any feedback is always more than welcome. Enjoy your stay!
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As Software Engineers we know that Technical Debt and Legacy Code are familiar concepts we have to live with. Code healthiness and maintenance are challenging, so let’s dive into tips and techniques on how to effectively address this problem. Continue reading Technical Debt... GURU LEVEL UNLOCKED!
Even though technical skills are a very positive thing, other qualifications are really more important, features like respect, honesty or humility are required not only to become a better person but also to create culture around your organization based on human values. Continue reading It is about Philosophy... Organization's Culture and the Power of Humanity.
Postmortems are a valuable tool for learning out of mistakes. They provide useful conclusions and should be included in retrospectives for further discussion in order to not fall into the same trap again. Continue reading Learn out of mistakes: Postmortems to the rescue!
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Part of Core Engineering and Mobile Team. Lots of technical challenges in terms of scalability and complexity since the platform counts with millions of users. Continue reading SoundCloud
Part of the leadership team. I have defined strategies, managed and guided the technical challenges in the mobile teams of the company. Continue reading Wire
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Featured Tech Talks
We know that Technical Debt and Legacy Code are familiar concepts we have to live with in our day to day life, so let’s take a quick journey on tips and techniques about addressing effectively this problem. Continue reading Congratulations! Legacy code GURU level unlocked!
In this tech talk, we are going to explore different alternatives we have to handle, manage and master multi-threading on mobile platforms. We will focus mainly on Android but all the knowledge acquired here, can be perfectly applied to any software project. Continue reading What Mom Never Told You About Multi threading.
Software engineering and technology is about constant evolution* and **continuous improvement. In order to achieve this, we have a long path ahead of us, which many times is not easy to follow. Let’s jump together on this journey about lessons learned. Continue reading The Art of Coding Disasters and Failures.
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LESSON LEARNED: Every team should establish a communication channel with other teams to favor collaboration and contribution. Continue reading Android Inconsistent DB Schema when migrating from SQLite to Room.
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Who am I?
Fernando works as Director of Mobile at @Wire. Part of his past includes core engineering at @SoundCloud, Developer Relationships at @IBM and different roles in the start-up scene.
He describes himself as a curious learner and a nerdy geek. Hobbies and Passions? Leadership, Software Engineering, Quantum Computing and Science. Other things? Amateur (frustrated) cyclist.