WIP: Protobuf and gRPC. The basics.

Protocol buffers are Google’s language-neutral, platform-neutral, extensible mechanism for serializing structured data – think XML, but smaller, faster, and simpler.” - said here.

But it’s not only about serializing data, it’s also about describing services and messages this services can produce and consume. Today, I’d like to talk about one more way of creating APIs.

Block Ad in Spotify

Spotify is a great service with a ton of different perfect music. But in my country this service is not presented. That means I can’t pay for premium, even if I want to do it, consequently Spotify plays an advertisement for non-premium users and I hate this ad. Let’s get rid of ad.