Posted: 4 April 2021
Just like how companies have quarterly updates, I thought of trying an experiment of first running myself like a company. In the first post this year, I talked about my Q1 2021 goals. Let’s see if I’ve met them.
I did get much better at front end programming. In fact, I coded up the entire frontend of this side project I have (that I hope to turn into a business). I won’t post the URL here as it’s not launched yet but I’ll be launching it this week. I thought of posting some screenshots here for posterity but nah. It will be on GitHub forever. Coding for mobile views are really hard - even with media breakpoints. A view that looks nice on mobile and laptops with size less than 1920px, looks really bad on a 4K or 5K monitor. A master of frontend programming would of course know all these details at the back of their hand.
I build everything on GCP now! I’ve used Cloud Functions, App Engine, VMs, Cloud Run, etc. Once again, knowing how to do it, is different from mastery.
When I mentioned this, I was really talking about the various trading algorithms I wrote. I haven’t done anything about that yet, so this was not met.
So for Q2 2021, I expect to: