$clock.start(), $clock.stop() | Lukas Lukac summary of 2016

Yes… that time of the year when I get drunk and I try to hit on a local bartender (just joking… I was sober…) and later get philosophical is here! … Is funny because I wrote the core of this 2016 summary blog post already in January. I wrote down everything I am going to [...]

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Year of waterfall, performance improvements

I spent majority of my free time this year working on a complete redesign of the current: http://tiltbook.com. I will skip the product side (features added) and will focus on the technical one. Basically the whole frontend facade was redesigned, the templating was moved from backend (.twig + jQuery) to React while communicating, once again, [...]

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Why I switched to minimalism

In my opinion adopting minimalistic way of life is not just about materialistic things as many people think. Is about the attitude. Almost exactly two years ago I left Slovakia and came to Mallorca. I didn’t even pay for my luggage. I used hand luggage. I came with  two big well compressed bags. Which is kind [...]

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Doctrine2 – Class Table Inheritance tutorial

Yesterday I was refactoring some mistakes that my 20 years old me did. As u know in that time I developed tiltbook.com which is basically poker social network very similar to facebook. What was the problem? it was ugly it was about to get slow it was hard to maintain on php side when adding new [...]

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Product owner of your life

A friend of mine I really admire posted an interesting status the other day: “Its not just pick things up and down…Its art, its way of life…you are an artist and iron is your tool, mind is the power.” I like to think about life as a game and this status really resonated with my [...]

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How to wake up in the morning

In last few months a lot of people asked me: “How to the f*** can you wake up in the morning and go to the gym???”, “I can’t leave my warm bed!”, “Morning rituals are not for me”, “Is crazy!”. I decided to share my opinion on this topic for those who may find it [...]

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How my goals of the year 2014 went?

Last year at this time I wrote a post with list of the goals for the year 2014. I think it’s time to have a look how my goals went. What do you think? Was creating that list just a waste of time? Year 2014: 1. Become Symfony2 master I am not a master yet [...]

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Gracias por un año increíble 2014

Last year I wrote a post with a French title: “Merci pour une excellente année 2013!” well I think the title of this year should be for sure in Spanish. WOOT? Why a Spanish title Lukas? What happened??? I am glad you ask my imaginary friend! Let me tell you the most crazy story of [...]

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Got a job in trivago

HOLA future readers and future me! I haven’t wrote a blog post for a half of a year and some big changes happened so I am going to write it down, clear my mind and mostly publicly say one big Thx! As you know from my January’s blog, one of my goals for this year is [...]

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Trki’s goals for amazing year 2014

Hello everyone! As i promised in the previous blogpost where i sumarized the year 2013, here is my post with goals and plans for year 2014! This year will be extremly awesome and successfull I will begin it with one week nonstop learning for the final exam from math so yeeaayyy hh and then i [...]

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Merci pour une excellente année 2013!

The year 2013 ends and it’s time to sumarize it. It was really amazing and important year of my life… i have to say my world turned by 180 degrees. At the beginning of the year i lived for the first time “alone” in Bratislava in one flat. That was definely one valuable and expensive [...]

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