Category: By organization

  • The developer experience of WordPress presets

    In the lingo of the WordPress block editor, presets are the set of values that are shown to users in different style categories: colors, duotone values, font sizes, gradients. Presets are an important part of a WordPress theme because they’re presumably tied to the theme style choices. When having presets available, users can create content […]

  • Recently: June 2021

    Previous: May 2021. The second quarter of 2021 is over, and it was an intense one at work. I’ve been working on some features for WordPress 5.8. It’s a packed version by my standards and those of many others. It will be published in a few days, and I’m excited to see it in the […]

  • Catan

    Catan, formerly known as The Settlers of Catan, is a game designed by Klaus Teuber and released in 1995. This year marks its 25th anniversary, a good time to resume playing. It’s one of the classic Eurogames and has become a franchise with many extensions and related games. At the time of writing, it sits […]

  • Azul

    Azul is the 2018 Spiel des Jahres winner, among a long list of many other prizes. It sits second in the BGG family games ranking after only two years since the release. The artwork doesn’t dissapoint. The board materials are very well designed and look durable — nice touch: it includes a linen bag for […]

  • CuBirds

    I stumbled upon CuBirds while I was looking for something light and fun for two people to play. It was the beautiful artwork that picked my interest first, the cubic art is so cute! It was created by Stefan Alexander, an electrical engineer working on wearables for whom board games design is a side gig. […]

  • Sushi Go!

    I’m starting a new section on this blog to talk about games. The first entry is for the card game that was more present in my family during this past holidays: Sushi Go! by Phil Walker-Harding. Sushi Go! is the prototype of a party game for everyone: easy to learn, prone to quick turns with […]

  • The magician’s assistant

    Review of Ann Patchett’s book, the Reading Club assignment for January 2019.

  • Forest Dark

    Review of Nicole Krauss’ book, the Reading Club assignment for January 2019.

  • They came like swallows

    A review of William Maxwell’s book, the Reading Club assignment for November 2018.

  • The girl on the train

    Review of Paula Hawkins’ book, the Reading Club assignment for June 2018.