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What is magic in code and why avoid it

by Mathieu

Posted on September, 4 2020

It might sound cool, but magic will actually hurt your code in the long term. Let's see what I mean and why.

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What it means to rebase a Pull Request submitted on GitHub

by Mathieu

Posted on July, 20 2020

To the 1st time open source contributor, to rebase a branch might look both obscure and scary

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My own version of Rapid Decision Making

by Mathieu

Posted on May, 18 2020

How I am almost always able to answer fast to anyone asking me to decide.

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PrestaShop 1.7 patch release lifecycle

by Mathieu

Note: this blog post was written as part of my mission as a PrestaShop maintainer

Posted on April, 28 2020

Following previous post about Minor Release Lifecycle, here is more explanations about software lifecycle at PrestaShop, focusing on patch releases and the release process.

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PrestaShop 1.7 minor release lifecycle

by Mathieu

Note: this blog post was written as part of my mission as a PrestaShop maintainer

Posted on March, 24 2020

The journey of the release of PrestaShop 1.7.7.0 has started. This moment is a nice opportunity to explain PrestaShop's minor release lifecycle.

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Introduction to github fork workflow - why is it so complex ?

by Mathieu

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.

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