Anthony Corletti notes from a founder and software engineer
Posts with the tag startups:

Trust the Process

The past ten months have felt like a couple of years – so I’ve decided to stop, reflect, and share some of my learnings.

I’ve built up two companies; one from the ground up regarding technology and infrastructure alone, and the other from absolutely nothing. One of those companies has since closed, and the other is still puttering along in my free time.

I made a tough decision to commit my startup journey to moonlighting hours only and find a more stable company to join that’s just as exciting and could help me grow my skills and network. It was time to start a job search.

I’d like to share some of my thoughts and experiences specifically around this job search; what went well, what didn’t go well, warning signs, and when the universe slaps you in the face with something great.

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Flutter and Rails from Scratch

I’m primarily a backend, cloud developer, so building frontend clients wigs me out. So in the spirit of learning, I have mustered enough fearlessness and courage to try and build an app with a brand new client framework that I hadn’t used before

For a while I’ve wanted to build something with flutter - especially with flutter web being released – you can build a web, iOS, and Android app all in one go!

In this post, I’m going to quickly plug a Rails API and Flutter UI together and show just how fast, fun, and easy development with Rails and Flutter can be.

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Rebuilding the Music Industry Supply Chain

Ever wonder how the heck music appears on your daily drive Spotify playlist? Ever wonder why you hear things in the news about musicians not being able to perform their music how and when they like? Oh – and how does everyone get paid for all that stuff? Does it work the same way for YouTube, Apple Music, Amazon, concerts, and tours?

If you’ve ever found yourself thinking about that, you should take a couple minutes to read through this post. I’ve been working in the digital content distribution space for a short period of time, have learned a ton, and want to share it with you.

This is specifically related to how the music industry operates its digital content supply chain, some of the players involved, how it’s operating today, and how it should operate in the future.

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