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End of 2019 news

End of 2019 news

You may have noticed that I haven’t written anything new lately… So instead of leaving you there, wondering what may have happened, I have decided …

Questions you should ask during an interview

Questions you should ask during an interview

You decided to apply for that position or mission and nailed the technical interview. They want you on board! That sounds great, but… before saying “yes” there might be a few questions you should ask and a few things to clarify.

Just say NO!

It’s 8 PM on a Saturday and you get a call from your project manager asking if you could quickly modify a project’s code and deploy it in production. You don’t feel okay about it? You’re absolutely right!

Before you Scrum, make sure your user stories are not epics

Scrum: this single word triggers heated debates, passionate evangelization and tales of horror stories. But whether you think it works or not, there is this one thing I’ve seen some Scrum adopters do, which defies the whole purpose of the methodology. And in my opinion, that is one of the factors that might lead to… epic failures!

Why code conventions, standards and best practices make us feel miserable

When a team of developers works on projects, they need to agree on code conventions, standards, best practices… Wait, do they have to? What are the developers giving up on in order to deliver uniformly-formatted code? In this post i defend the idea that code conventions and standards come with a high price, and that there might be a different way of working together.

The merge that breaks it all

You know how it is: you go to pull the latest version of the project, you run the application and… nothing works anymore! One of the latest commits broke the application, and it’s not as obvious as a compilation error… Love is NOT in the air!