Kostas Bariotis

Kostas Bariotis

I'm Kostas Bariotis, a web developer, a proud wanderer and a passionate doer. My mission is to write clean and efficient code, to solve problems on the web and to learn something more.

Latest Posts

Async/await - A thorough example

With the eighth (8) version of Node.js becoming an LTS, I think that this is a good time to consider switching to it and enjoy the awesome new async/await feature that will help us move away to an even more readable and synchronous flow. Promises… »

Serverless Demystified

This post will be an attempt for me to start talking about the, all heard about it, serverless thing. I have been working with a serverless architecture on top of AWS for the last few months and I am feeling like I have a complete picture about it… »

Modern static site generation

In this post, I will talk about static site generators. How they have evolved and why I switched from a Ghost powered site to Gatsby.js , a modern static site generator. Static site generators as we know them Jekyll , Hexo , Hugo . They do one… »

How I failed landing a remote position

I started looking for a remote position, telecommuting in other words, as a software engineer last November. It took me 3 months to apply to ~150 job descriptions and none of them was a successful hire. Nevertheless, I now have a great job and I… »

Environment based application configuration using Webpack

I am using webpack a lot. A common pattern I am constantly using is how to manage the application specific configuration between different environments. I want to be able to set different API URLs, access codes, feature flags for every environment of… »