Mobile to Backend: The Big Jump Into My New Developer Life

After around seven years on C#, Windows Phone and Universal Windows Platform (UWP) during university and working at Runtastic, I was something of a guru on the platform. As we were a small team of Windows developers, everyone had knowledge about most of the code base. From the database to UI controls to Bluetooth and network communication, we knew what was going on and we worked well together. Everything was fine, apart from one thing: the market share. After even Microsoft didn’t focus on its mobile platform in 2016, I knew that this day would come. I didn’t know when, but I was pretty sure that it would happen for many obvious reasons. Then one day last summer, we were informed that we were discontinuing the development for Windows.

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