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.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 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 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