Popular is the new Good - and it's ok
Introduction Some weeks ago, I had to start investigating a new technology (dita, but that is not really important) in the context of a customer project. In addition to being unfamiliar (even remote) to me, I discover it to be rather unknown by the community, something that had... more
Git tips and tricks
Today, I would like to share some tips and tricks I've learned about Git. There are cases I meet often, and they gave me a better understanding of Git. It's certainly not a deep coverage of the topic, but it could help you as it helped me. Enjoy! How to... more
Dublin Web Summit : When the building moves to you
As announced previously, we were at the Dublin Web Summit those last days. Fresh from the Airport, I tried to put some feedback about it. Which is not that easy, mainly because... Big The Web Summit is a big event. Like, mind bogglingly big. There was more... more
Sybil is in Dublin tomorrow!
Tonight the Sybil team flies to Dublin We're proud to have been selected amongst the world's top 100 startup finalists of the Spark of Genius competition at the Dublin Web Summit,... more
Startups are slum economies
Slums? While not enjoying positive images (notably due to social conditions), economic studies has also described slums as operating at a high level of efficiency. With more than scarce resources, slums inhabitants manage to develop thriving economies despite odds stacked against them: low level of education and bad... more
Arrrrcamp 2012: Pirates on Rails
Why? As a developer, I think it's important to attend some tech event for several reasons: to be in touch with the community, to meet other developers, to see again some acquaintances or friends, to learn something new from known... more
Startup of the month featured on MIC Brussels blog
Martin has recently shared with the MIC Brussels our experiences as founders of 8th color. They've just published it, go take a look. more
What is a developer team culture ?
Introduction During our (now finalised - more on this shortly) interview process, one of my questions to the candidate was: "What makes a good development team ?". Although we had discussed this with Christophe, and that I had my own take on it, I realised the... more
Do you want to play?
Once upon a time Last Wednesday, I visited one of our Pilot to run Sybil on another of their projects. The project is developed on another site, that means another environment, new deployment challenge. I won't dig into the technical issues I've... more
Java to Ruby Cheat Sheet
Introduction Following my posts on the joyful transition from the Java world to the Ruby world, and due to (sort of) popular demand (may be in a quite specific segment, still), here is a quick tentative of an equivalence between the two worlds. If you're a... more
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