Daniel Bernal

👋 Howdy!

I write iOS apps while tinkering on the interwebs from beautiful Valencia. 
Currently leading a mobile team at Automattic

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January 27, 2023

I'm not rich enough to buy cheap things

While it might be tempting to go for the cheapest option, when it comes to your work tools, it's not worth it in the long run. Tools are an investment. Putting your money into something that will last, and help you do your work faster, will save you time, money, and frustration in the long run. Buying cheap things means you'll likely e...
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January 21, 2023

The multiple priorities conundrum

Let's assume you lead a development team and you're given the following list of priorities. Next year's priorities: • Improve app stability • Improve app performance • Improve app accessibility • Update the app's UI design • Remove low-usage features • Improve Quality Where would you start? — Does that mean you have to do all of that n...
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January 21, 2023

Empathy Saves

As I was walking around downtown the other day, this graffiti caught my eye. Roughly translated, it says: Empathy saves… Empathy saves lives, situations, whales, oceans, relationships, wishes, thoughts, homes, families, friends, ideas, bees, cyclists, pedestrians, poems, kisses, conversations, hugs, breakfasts, bakeries, companies, son...
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January 21, 2023

Looking for older stuff?

I used to host my own blog, but got tired of dealing with tools, updates, CMS and security issues, and started writing via Hey World. If you're looking for some old post, check out the archive.
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