Welcome to ProZine

At this point: I’m tinkering. The aim is to provide you with the resources I find and use. It’s early days, but I hope you find something useful and or insightful.

Today Is

Today Is A very simple app developer for a child who is just learning the concept of days of the week. Privacy Policy The app does not collect or store any data.

30 January, 2023 · 1 min · Hamish Norton

Craftsmanship: A Win-Win-Win-Win Flywheel

The following is a train of though, showing the application of craftsman can benefit everyone involved in a project / product. Term Value Win: A success that brings positive benefits A Win-win-win-win The Flywheel Effect in short: It’s a positive feedback loop, including: motivation, action, and success....

13 June, 2022 · 2 min · Hamish Norton

The Value of Enabling

The short of it By enabling others we can get to do more of what we value, and those that we enable are given a oppurtunity to grow. How enabling helps You lift motivation of those you enable, giving them autonomy, and a oppurtunity to master a new task You create time for yourself to work on tasks, giving yourself the oppurtunity to master tasks that are more purposeful to you In a team context you are building the overall capability of your team, leading to a great throughput In a business context, this will lead to greater client statisfaction, and more oppurtunites All of this will leading to a greater level of craftsmanship....

2 May, 2022 · 2 min · Hamish Norton

Multiple Desktops

Switch context from one area of work to another can be painful, and it can take time to get back up to speed when you do. Windows 10 & 11 has a cool feature to help you tackle this called Virtual Desktops, it gives you the ability to setup multiple desktops....

13 April, 2022 · 1 min · Hamish Norton

Flutter Resources

Primary Resources Flutter Flutter: Documentation Flutter: Widget Catalog Dart Dart: Documentation Code with Andrea Bezkoder Medium: FlutterDevs IDE You have a couple of key options, and each has associated extensions / plugin’s which will make life easier...

29 March, 2022 · 2 min · Hamish Norton

Tracking Focus

Resently I’ve found myself working with accessibility, and Google’s (reCAPTCHA)[https://www.google.com/recaptcha/about/]. It’s not a mix that is suppose to go together that’s for sure. I discovered this little gem to track the element/node that has the focus....

17 March, 2022 · 1 min · Hamish Norton
my macropad flutter setup

MacroPad: an extra keypad

The MacroPad by Adafruit is a poor man’s StreamDeck; consisting of a 3x4 keypad, a rotary encoder knob (with button) and an OLED display. Making it a great piece of hardware that can be made to be quite useful....

12 March, 2022 · 2 min · Hamish Norton

The Missing Menu Key

Missing Menu Key shift + F10 is an alternative menu button key combination If you’re an Windows 10 user and your keyboard doesn’t have a menu key (context menu) then you can use the alternative key combination above instead....

11 March, 2022 · 1 min · Hamish Norton

Validation Where Should It Go

warning: This is very much a draft, as I investigate how state can be implemented in Flutter Validation: Where should it go? In my current role we are working on a Flutter project where we were asked to take a previous application and evolve it for a new need....

5 March, 2022 · 7 min · Hamish Norton


principle: Enablement This is an overarching principle, and is applied in several ways. It doesn’t mean I’ll do a job for someone, but instead make what they do easier by enabling them so they don’t need you again....

12 October, 2020 · 1 min · Hamish Norton