I am Emmanouil Konstantinidis.
Software Engineer @ dabapps.
Living in Brighton, UK.

Electron. oAuth authentication with GitHub

May 23, 2015
Electron. oAuth authentication with GitHub

It has been a while since I read about Electron and I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it. Electron is an open source project made by GitHub that allows you to build cross platform desktop apps with Web Technologies - in my case with React. Imagine hybrid mobile apps (React Native, Ionic) but for desktops. Sounds pretty awesome and it is!

Continue reading

Meet Trevor. A hybrid mobile app for Travis CI

Apr 20, 2015
Meet Trevor. A hybrid mobile app for Travis CI

Trevor is a mobile app that brings Travis CI to your phone and tablet. You can download it for free from the App Store and Google Play. It is a hybrid app based on Ionic Framework that utilizes the amazing Travis CI API.

Continue reading

A static site with Pelican, Grunt, Travis & Github Pages

Feb 21, 2015
A static site with Pelican, Grunt, Travis & Github Pages

As a Web Developer I decided to create a website(the one you’re currently reading) to share my projects and thoughts. After completing my research on what I should use, I ended up using Pelican. Why? No database, markdown, code syntax highlighting, jinja2 and more. Pelican is not one of those fancy static website generators but it does the job and it does it pretty well. Below you can find my setup and how I am using Pelican to generate this website, Grunt as a task manager, Travis CI to deploy and GitHub Pages to host my website.

Continue reading

UIColor.xyz - Converting HEX & RGB colours to UIColor

Feb 15, 2015
UIColor.xyz - Converting HEX & RGB colours to UIColor

Have you ever developed an iOS mobile application in Objective C or in Swift? Then I guess at some point you have “googled” convert HEX or RGB colors to UIColor or UIColor picker. Same happened with me. So while I was developing “Go Back” - an application written in Swift where you can store your location and find your way back there at any time - I had to use a color converter or a color picker for UI Color.

Continue reading

Back to Car, a hybrid app based on Ionic

Dec 11, 2014
Back to Car, a hybrid app based on Ionic

Kicking this ‘blog’ or whatever it looks like, I would like to to give an intro about my first personal, major and completed(yes, completed!) project. So what it’s about? You are traveling around with your car. You park and go for walk, sightseeing or whatever. Then it’s time to get back to your car isn’t it? Clean interface with three buttons. Park, find and save locations. Available for both App Store and Google Play Store. To the technical bit…

Continue reading