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What We Can Learn From Code Spaces

A sad thing happened earlier this week to the (d)vcs hosting service Code Spaces . An unauthorized person gained access to their Amazon controlpanel, and after an attempt to extort money out of Code Spaces to stop a D…

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Bristol UK area, you need me

Yesterday, @phpsw tweeted: also, still looking for people to speak about testing/CI in July/August, if anyone wants to volunteer before we start searching/goading :) I, sort of jokingly, responded with: …

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Want to be more productive? Work less!

There are many people (myself included for a long time) that will work more and more when they have more stress. Whether it’s a deadline or simply too much work on your hands, you just start working longer, open your…

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Be Yourself, Stay Yourself

Today I spoke a short bit at the funeral of my grandmother. I told my family about an important lesson I learned from my grandmother. I’d also like to share this lesson with you, as I think it is an important lesson …

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WeCamp: Everybody is welcome!

Last month we announced WeCamp , an event where developers can improve their skills not just by listening to people, but also by actually doing things. Response has been amazing: Many people love the idea, we’ve alr…

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Why your current developer is terrible

Earlier today I got pointed on Facebook to this article by Shamoon Siddiqui on Medium.com . I would very much recommend this article to both developers and managers. This is an excellent read. It also made me think ab…

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Presenting WeCamp 2014

It has been a wish for a long time to organize our own event. We wanted it to be different from other events. More focused on actually doing something, and also focussed on relaxing and having fun. More informal, less s…

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Some thoughts on recruiting

Recruiters. Many developers hate their guts, and (in most cases) rightfully so. They usually have no clue about technology or about how to communicate with developers. It is also pretty clear most of the times that the…

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