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The Surgeon Metaphor

by Mathieu

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...

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Use Swagger, Jane and Behat to document and test a Symfony API

by Mathieu

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.

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Basic code is easy to maintain

by Mathieu

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".

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Use github fork as composer dependency

by Mathieu

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.

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"I should get a blog"

by Mathieu

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.

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Hello World

by Mathieu

Posted on June, 6 2016

Opening the blog !

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