Adegoke Ayomikun is an iOS & Android Engineer at Bitmama Inc , a cryptocurrency exchange for Africa. On this edition of How I Work, we talk to him to learn what his job entails and how he handles it all.
- Current role: iOS & Android Engineer ,Bitmama
- Location(s): Nigeria
- Current computer: Macbook Pro
- Current mobile device: Huawei Y9
- Describe how you work in one word: Smart
Tell us briefly how you started and how you got where you are today.
Hmm, I started my coding career during my Industrial Attachment in 300Level prior to that I had been learning coding to just pass exams.
I think I’ve gotten a hook of coding generally and the secret has simply been constant practice, online videos and books.
I can confidently pick up any language and get comfortable with it in few days.
What does your job entail?
Building Native Android, iOS and also cross platform mobile applications.
Walk us through a typical workday.
I work multiple jobs mehn, but I make sure all my clients and employer are satisfied with my work. I code pretty much from 8:00am to 6pm everyday, with breaks in between though(youtube skits, twitter etc). I get to eat lunch at 12:00, then go back to work.
What apps, gadgets, or tools can’t you do without?
My laptop, phone and headphones basically
Apps: Android Studio, VSCode, XCode
What’s your favourite shortcut or hack?
Opt + Cmd + N (To create new Group in Xcode)
What task(s) do you dislike but still do?
Working with bad/poorly structured REST Apis
How do you keep track of what you have to do?
I use Jira
How do you recharge or take a break?
Instagram, Twitter, Stream Chike/Naira Marley
Besides work, what do you spend time doing? What do you enjoy?
I love Chess, I spend time on lichess.org
What are you currently reading, watching, or listening to? What do you recommend?
7 Habits of highly successful people
With what you know now, what piece of advice would you give to your younger self?
Keep doing you, but at the same time strive to become a better version of yourself.
What’s a problem you’re still trying to solve?
Transportation with technology.
Who would you like to see answer these questions?
My guys Akwa, Rume, Steph, Afo.
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