Joao Alves

Engineering Manager at Skyscanner

Recent posts

Mar 20, 2020
From Medium to my blog - the why I decided to create a personal website/blog and to move all my existing medium content here...
Feb 10, 2020
Pull Request review etiquette As software engineers, we spend most of our time writing and reading code. A lot of that time is spent reading other people’s code in PRs...
Dec 9, 2019
The importance of onboarding people well Starting a new job as an engineer can be overwhelming at with all the technologies one has to learn, the processes they have to get…
Mar 26, 2019
Minimalism in Software Engineering — tidy that calendar Welcome to the last article on the series. Today we’re going through some tips around calendar management and how to handle people…
Mar 19, 2019
Minimalism in Software Engineering — tidy that desktop Today I’m going to explore the changes I made on my machine and workflow to reduce the number of distractions during work time…