• Is the iPad Pro a real computer replacement for a web developer?

    It’s been some time since I bought me the first generation 12.9” iPad Pro. I did so in a hope it will, at some point, completely replace my laptop. It’s time to put down the pros and cons as I came across them during the past month or so, and to spell out the verdict on whether or not the iPad truly can replace a laptop for someone who’s focus is on web development.

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  • Files on iOS? Gave up. Raspberry Pi to the rescue!

    It’s no big secret the file management options on the iOS devices suck big time. Moving files between iPad and remote storage, even moving files between apps on the device itself, was a joke. Then I saw my Raspberry Pi box I used to run headless Kodi media centre on, and I thought ‘could this be the answer to my file management trouble?’

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  • Week one of iPad-only journey - the good, the bad, and the ugly

    It’s been a week since I embarked on an iPad-only journey. And it’s been a bumpy ride, I admit. And quite openly so. There are things I really like about working on an iPad, and there are things that drive me crazy. But I managed to overcome most of the challenges, and I am still on the roll!

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  • Moving away from iCloud to Dropbox

    It’s my third day of running iPad only kind of experiment. So far the experience has been very positive, only a few minor adjustments were needed in order to complete work-related tasks. However, today is different. I found out that working with files on iCloud is not all just bells and whistles as the Cupertino folks would like us to believe. So what happened?

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  • Displaying source code of a website on an iPad (UPDATED on 28 Feb 2018)

    As a web developer and someone who does website troubleshooting, viewing source code of a website is part of the job. Unfortunately, none of the iOS web browsers offer this sort of functionality. Luckily enough, I was able to find a workaround. It’s not perfect but it’ll do. For now, anyway.

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