Posted on January, 14 2020
This blog post is intended to help people willing to understand better the process to contribute to a github opensource project for the 1st time. It does not explain "how" to use the github fork workflow but rather "why" it is used and why it seems so complex the 1st time you look at it.Read More
Posted on January, 10 2020
"If one day, I launch my startup, I will use language X instead of the crappy stack I have in my current job".
I have heard this one more than once. And today I would like to discuss some items that I think should be considered when answering this question ("what stack should I choose for this greenfield project ?"), instead of only focusing on one's favorite language.
Posted on September, 12 2019
The PrestaShop project currently (September 2019) has 389 pull requests open and new Pull Requests are opened almost everyday. All of these pull requests go through a thorough process which aims to provide a stable, consistent and reliable software that we all know under the name PrestaShop. Here is this process in details.Read More
Posted on July, 10 2019
Nowadays, most (smart) companies know that they should avoid vendor lock-in.
However I still see a lot of companies allowing dev lock-in to settle in although it is almost as bad as vendor lock-in.
Posted on December, 18 2017
Sometimes, I like to think of we developers as surgeons.
I guess you heard before "developers are like writers", "developers are like gardeners", "developers are like artists" ... did you know "developers are like surgeons" ?
Here is why I like this metaphor...
Posted on December, 16 2017
I wanted to share some cool tool combinations tricks I have learned this year. This post will show you how you can combine some tools together in order to build an API documentation, an API Client and some API integration tests.Read More
Posted on August, 26 2017
Recently I have been practicing a development strategy that proved quite efficient. I call this "basic code is easy to maintain". The contrary also works: "complex code is hard to maintain".Read More
Posted on January, 31 2017
I struggled recently to use a GitHub branch on a fork as a Composer dependency. Here is how I fixed it.Read More
Posted on January, 23 2017
It has been 6 months since I opened this blog. 6 months without a single post. 6 months during which I considered that silence was better than bad writing.Read More
Posted on June, 6 2016
Opening the blog !Read More