For the past few months I have been waking up early, at around 5:15 am, for work. I wanted to share with you what I have enjoyed and not enjoyed about waking up early.

What I have enjoyed about waking up early ?

  1. Morning gym sessions.
  2. Morning focus is up.
  3. My time management is better.

Morning Gym Sessions. Going to the gym after work was a real struggle for me and the motivation to go was non-existent. Waking up early allowed me to fit a nice 1 hour session in before I get ready for work. I have been able to go to the gym 5 times a week…


I had a fantastic opportunity to talk about Augmented Reality for mobile developers at Londroid. My goal for the talk was to spark mobile developers to lead the charge in augmented reality and discuss ways they can incorporate AR in their existing apps or where to start building AR apps.

Before we continue — what is augmented reality?

Augmented Reality uses computer generated 3D objects which are placed into the users environment to enhance their perception of reality. This is completely different from Virtual Reality which would see the user fully immersed in a computer generated environment. The key aim…


I have been inspired lately on youtube by engineers who talk about an average work day for them, I felt to share mine as well through this post. Let me start by saying I work as a software engineer and have been doing so for over 4 years as of the time of writing this.

I will kick off with a short description of what I do — I build android mobile apps and have had the pleasure of working with some big name brands like Laundrapp, O2, Tottenham Hotspurs and The Telegraph. Working with android I know both Java…


Split personality? There are good and bad points to Java Reflection

I was working on an app that was heavily dependent on a third party library, which forced you to use Reflection. The problem with this was that the library was used in lots of places, meaning a lot of Reflection was going on in the app. I was always told that using Reflection was a bad idea for Android programming. I was curious and wanted to know why Reflection was considered bad practice, and if so, why was it put in Java? This blog post is to report my findings on Reflection in Java.

What is Reflection?
Reflection is an API…

Kunle Ogunjimi

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