Author: Óscar Mendonça

LEGO 42093 – Formula Racer MOC Build

06/09/2021

This is a MOC I built using the set 42093. It was made by grohl and the instructions are available in Rebrickable. It is a nice build for this set, and in some ways I prefer it over the main build. And considering I got this second set very very cheap, it was a win […]

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LEGO 75301 – Luke Skywalker X Wing Fighter

05/09/2021

A time-lapse build of the LEGO 75301. Star Wars being a favourite, it was a good build. Some nice details, with the opening and closing of the wings, using wheel rims for the engines, and having R2D2 on the ship behind Luke.

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LEGO 42122 – Jeep Wrangler

Here we have the build of the LEGO Jeep Wrangler. My first video with a voice commentary, but the usual build time-lapse. Is quite a nice build, with some interesting choices: we have hard axles, but a front and rear suspension (and on the rear we have shock absorbers). However is a 2 wheel drive […]

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A date with Laravel 7

18/04/2020

Update The project is now completed and can be viewed at https://cv.oscarolim.com Searching for a job makes you aware of how things change in the world. Yesterday was all about CodeIgniter, today Laravel (and others) are the hot sauce. You can write on your CV that “you learn fast”, “adapt to new tech at the […]

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First contact with ReactJS

17/04/2020

Looking for your next position as a Web Developer makes you realise how much the market changes. For years I’ve mainly been using CodeIgniter and mySQL for the backend, jQuery and Bootstrap for the frontend. However it is clear that today other things have taken their place: ReactJS, Vue, Laravel, to name a few. So […]

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Idle War – An idle game

15/04/2020

What is this? A true idle game. Select your mission, decide which ships you will bring along, and sit back and relax. A project I started using vanilla javascript, but that soon after was moved to Phaser.io, as using a dedicated library improved dev time, but most importantly, game performance! It has been put in […]

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