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Hi, I'm Pepe (he/him)—a senior full stack developer and chess player. I live in Eagan, Minnesota. When I'm not coding, I'm either teaching or streaming chess on Twitch.

My values

🔮 Honesty
🤓 Beginner's mindset
💪 Continuous improvement
💖 Trust and respect
🙌 Shared norms

My passions (other than coding)

♔♛ Chess
🈚️ Languages
🔬 Science
📚 Teaching
🌍 Travel

Things I code with

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Things I'm working on

Apart from streaming, teaching and sporadically contributing to lila and pychess-variants, I'm currently working on the following projects:

Unpublished but coming soon

  • DILO: board game to learn Spanish (physical prototype complete, digital version coming soon)
  • CDB: terminal-based chess database (prototype not complete)
  • Games_Chess: Efficient chess board implementation in PHP (prototype not complete)
  • "When words mean something", book (working on the plot)

Prototypes on a very early stage

On-going maintained projects and repos

  • Your chess academy in Eagan
  • knowledge: my personal wiki where I share everything I know
  • codewars: Just my solutions to Codewars katas
  • dotfiles: My configuration files for -nix machines(Mac OS X, Linux)
  • git-tricks: my local .gitconfig file to share it with you, as well as some of my hooks
  • vim-tricks: My local .vimrc file

Old projects (no longer maintained)

  • Webapp that collects, geolocates and publishes SOS messages from social media to help people find who to help nearby during the COVID outbreak.
  • ondedoar: Little webapp to geolocate places and dates to donate blood in Galicia
  • xunit: Bash unit testing framework
  • little-chomsky: A telegram bot for USC German Philology students to get info on their subjects, teachers, exams, etc
  • movendoGaliza: Little webapp to collaboratively geolocate bus stops in Galicia
  • TuentiChallenge4: My solutions on the Tuenti Challenge 4
  • Intro-Desarrollo-Web: Material for a free course of introduction to web development

Other cool projects I contribute(d) to

  • tldr - A simpler, more approachable complement to traditional man pages.
  • GildedRose-Refactoring-Kata - Gilded Rose Refactoring Kata
  • roadmap - Content for GPUL Labs 2016
  • - Hackathon for refugees, second edition (I contributed on the team MeanIt).
  • obscura - Object-oriented wrapper for the PHP GD image library
  • joomla-cms - Joomla!, the Content Management System (CMS)



  1. ♞ the forever free, adless and open source chess server ♞

    Scala 11.6k 1.7k

  2. Chess variants server

    TypeScript 152 71

  3. Lista + mapa que muestra los tweets con el hashtag #AyudaAlimentosCoronavirus

    PHP 5 4

  4. git-tricks Public

    My git configurations and tricks. My intention is to add more and explain all them with time. Feel free to contribute.

    Shell 6 1

  5. vim-tricks Public

    Some of my vim tricks


  6. knowledge Public

    This is my personal wiki where I share everything I know.


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