Fatih Kalifa

Interface Engineer. Writes personal opinion about technology, software engineering, and web development.

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2022
  • Created an open source project
    TypeScript115

    katla

    Indonesian version of Wordle

2021
  • Created an open source project
    HTML41

    vite-plugin-sloth

    Fresh take on static site generation, using HTML-first approach to build website. Powered by ⚡️ Vite

  • Created an open source project
    JavaScript6

    text-fragments

    Text Fragments and Selection utilities

  • Published a post
    5 mins reading time

    Authoring Custom Elements in a Next.js App

    The Intersection of Two Different Ecosystem

    Since its creation, my blog has only been a React-exclusive app, which means it only renders a React component. How I store the blog post has changed a lot—from static HTML in a hosted database to markdown files in the same git repository—but the rendering engine stays largely the same.

    Unlike most React powered blog, I don't use MDX. I write plain markdown files, but internally I call it MDC.

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2020
  • Gave a talk
    @ Surabaya JS

    Declarative Dynamic Pattern using CSS Paint API

    Learn what Houdini and CSS Paint API is and how to generate dynamic pattern declaratively in CSS

  • Gave a talk
    @ Google web.dev Partner Forum

    How We Build Traveloka Web Performance Culture

    Join talk with Ryan (@Ryan_NIxon_S) about our journey in building performance culture and a quick glance at what kind of optimization we have done to improve web performance

  • Published a post
    10+ mins reading time

    Dark Mode on the Web

    UX, DX and Technical Exploration For Inclusive Dark Mode

    For some people, dark mode is aesthetically more pleasing. On the other hand, there's a group of people (including me) that likes to read at night under dim lighting, or even in total darkness. Having the option to use dark theme reduces strain in the eyes and makes it more pleasant to read at. I personally doesn't care that much about the aesthetic aspect of the dark mode. I think of it as an accessibility feature.

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  • Published a post
    10+ mins reading time

    Enhance TypeScript Code Samples with Compiler Diagnostic

    Build-time Type Annotation and Syntax Highlighting using Twoslash and Shiki

    The main reason I call my blog project Paper is because I want it to be a pleasant reading platform. I enjoy my kindle but reading from real book and actual paper feels like a better experience for me. When I built my blog platform, I kept thinking how to improve digital reading experience to compensate for lack of paper-like feeling for both hand and eyes.

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  • Created an open source project
    TypeScript56

    theme-in-css

    Type-safe CSS custom properties (CSS variables) for theming purpose

  • Created an open source project
    HTML22

    oge

    Page metadata as a service

  • Published a post
    10+ mins reading time

    Building progressively-enhanced iPadOS hover style in web

    Using framer-motion for Animation & Transition

  • Published a post
    6 mins reading time

    Share latest post automatically in Twitter using GitHub Actions

    Utilizing GitHub Actions Path Filter and CLI Composition

2016
  • Started a new job

    Traveloka

    Senior Software Engineer - Web Infrastructure

2014
  • Started a new job

    Traveloka

    Software Engineer - Web