Filip Danić

Hey, 👋 I’m Filip! I’m currently building big-data compliance systems at Amazon FinTech in Amsterdam.

The Daily Grind

I work at Amazon (FinTech) and I’m based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Over the years I’ve worked on some awesome projects for some really cool companies.

Amazon SpiceFactory Z9 Security ZKTeco KonceptApp Sava Events Ospitek Cognito Packt

Blog posts

I now run a dedicated blog called The Software Lounge where I post a new article every 2 weeks or so. I hope you’ll check it out! Below is an archive of old blog posts and some choice content.

Saturday, October 3rd, 2020

Hello, Amsterdam! Hello, Amazon!

Monday, September 28th, 2020

The Red Flags on Your Resume

Sunday, August 16th, 2020

A Guide to Exploratory Testing

Friday, July 31st, 2020

Less Cars, More Trees (Rant)

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

Revisited: Avoiding Booleans When Designing React Components

Monday, April 1st, 2019

Hands-on MERN Stack Web Development (Video Course)

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Memoir of the SpiceFactory Workation (Catalonia, 2018)

Friday, September 28th, 2018

Hands-on Web Development With React (Video Course)

See all posts.

Courses and Videos

I’ve published two course via Packt Publishing. Both are designed for newcomers who are just joining the industry or branching off from other IT roles. I also post videos on YouTube and Twitch from time to time.

Hands-On Web Development with React Blog Post
Hands-On MERN Stack Web Development Blog Post
Learn React by Building a Dungeons and Dragons App!


I like to speak at conferences and meetups. Sharing knowledge and meetings new people is exciting! Interested in having me speak at your event? Read more about my past experience.

I’ve Spoken At

Heapcon 2019 INAT Summit 2019 Voxxed Days Belgrade 2017 Super Admins Practical UX DevDays Vilnius 2017 Umrežavanje Voxxed Days Belgrade 2016

Small Bets

I’ve always been in the search of the right passion project™. I’ve decided to stop investing too much in the "next big thing," and instead focus on starting small.

Right now I’m running a new software engineering blog and a free project planning/diagraming tool.