Hello, I'm Matt!
I build fun stuff on the web, and sometimes write about it.
My name is Matheus Fantinel
I'm a developer aiming to build things that
I believe software should be great for everyone — those who write it and those who use it — and that bringing joy to problem-solving is the key to that.
Every now and then I write about something I'm interested about.
CSS's "isolation" property is pretty cool
I had never heard about it before, but it's a pretty clean way of solving z-index related issues.
My Default Apps: 2023
I'm jumping on the trend of posting my default apps!
I could always see parts of myself belonging to some groups or places, but never really felt like I was truly a part of anything.
“Classic rock, Mario Kart, and why we can't agree on Tailwind”
Great article from Josh Collinsworth explaining why Tailwind is good and bad for the exact same reasons.
I like to build some small projects when learning. Technologies are varied and so are their purposes. Most of them are open source!
A web app for managing Beauty Clinics, supporting the entire day-to-day operation, with built-in CRM, ERP and beauty-clinic specific features. I worked on this project as the lead front-end developer for over a year.
A (discontinued) desktop applet that displays currency rates and updates during the day. Built for elementary OS.
A (discontinued) simple reminder app for elementary OS, and my first experience writing native desktop apps.
Over the past 9+ years, I've worked on a lot of cool projects with great people.
2023 → Now
Working on a variety of projects by listening to our clients’ ideas and turning them into reality, from simple websites to complex apps.
2021 → 2023
As an independent contractor, I've been able to build new innovative projects from scratch putting my development, planning, design and teamwork skills to the test.
2019 → 2021
Working on one of the biggest ticket brokerage management systems in the world, I've built new features, improved existing ones, and made huge boosts to performance.
2017 → 2019
Built new mobile apps from scratch with Ionic, a simplified desktop ERP with Electron, and modernized the existing Web version by applying the Microfrontends approach.
2014 → 2017
Developed and maintained an internal web app, adding and adapting features to the business needs. Built several APIs used by other dev teams, and integrated them with 3rd-party services.