Sergey Kazakov

Sergey Kazakov

Oct
14

How to Exploit Network Effects in Daily Activities

Hey! I'm yet another guy from the internet who has enough time for pretty much everything. Apart from my full-time job, I spend time with family, hang out with friends, do some sports 3 times a week, code open-source stuff in my free time, and preparing my side project for a soft launch.
3 min read
Sep
27

Vapor RestKit News

I've started to work on a big update for Vapor RestKit. I've been using it for a while and noticed several shortcomings that were not noticeable on the stage of the initial design, both related to its internals and API.
1 min read
Jul
27
Taking UICollectionView to SwiftUI

Taking UICollectionView to SwiftUI

Why the heck do we still need UICollectionView in SwiftUI?
4 min read
May
25
Custom Segmented Control Picker with SwiftUI

Custom Segmented Control Picker with SwiftUI

Not long ago, I needed a segmented picker, and as it usually happens, native things didn't fit designs quite well, and I had to go custom. Here is what happened next😄
3 min read
Mar
27

30 Years on This Planet

My initial plan to ride on a motorbike right into my 30 years old has failed. I don't have neither a bike nor even a moto driving license. I can't even drive it. So my Mom can be completely calm.
1 min read
Mar
23

My 100 Days of Code Challenge

In 2020 during the pandemic, I paused all my employment work, went on sabbatical, and decided to work on side projects full time. At some point, it seemed to me that I lacked discipline and moved too slowly. I jumped into the 100 Days of Code Challenge to see how it would push my progress forward.
2 min read
Mar
18
Night Owl's Confessions

Night Owl's Confessions

When you are a night owl, you constantly suffer from the world that seems to have been created by early birds exclusively for early birds. I've been a night own since I remember myself.
7 min read
Mar
17

I've Made a $150 Million App

In 2018 I worked on an iOS app. That was a social network around photo and video content, pretty much like Instagram. The only difference was that it was deeply integrated with cryptocurrency. It had a cryptocurrency wallet right inside it, and a lot of features were deeply integrated with it.
1 min read
Feb
25
My Task Management Template for Notion

My Task Management Template for Notion

Every second productivity hacker's handbook says that I need to maintain a task and time management system to become a time management guru. The main problem of all tasks and time management workflows is the effort required to maintain them. Using a paper notebook feels warm and cozy, but
8 min read
Feb
21
Make UIKit Swifty with SwiftyUIKit

Make UIKit Swifty with SwiftyUIKit

There is only one thing in the world, which is more painful than using SwiftUI. It is going back to UIKit after getting used to SwiftUI. To decrease that amount of pain, I've made SwiftUIKit.
3 min read