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Why should I contribute to Open Source?

by Mathieu

Posted on November, 13 2020

When a user submits a bug report on PrestaShop open source project, we thank him for the report and ask if he is willing to submit a Pull Request to fix it. To which some people answers "I'm sorry? Why should I fix the bug myself? Why should I do your job?" and that is actually a very important and relevant question.

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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 this means 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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