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Eric Hogue on May 25th, 2011

Last Saturday I had the privilege of attempting a code retreat in Quebec City. I have been hoping for this for a while, so I registered as soon as I found out about it. When I learned that Corey Haines and J. B. Rainsberger where going to be there I was really thrilled. The Setup […]

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Eric Hogue on April 6th, 2011

Many developers I know never attempt any tech event. I am lucky to live in Montréal where we have plenty of them. The Montreal NewTech calendar shows that we have activities for everyone. And it does not have everything. Some meetings cover programming languages, others are targeted at startups, or tools like WordPress. Even with […]

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Eric Hogue on January 27th, 2011

Wednesday I went to an event called devLAB Montréal. This is a weekly event that is held in Evocatio offices in the old Montréal. It was my first time there, but it was the third time they held it. What’s devLAB Montréal? devLAB idea is to get passionate programmers together and let them work on […]

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Eric Hogue on January 20th, 2011

About a month ago, a very animated discussion took place on the Software Craftsmanship Google Group. The debate was about studying at home vs spending time with the family. I know I am late in the discussion, but this is a subject that is important to me, so I wanted to add my two cents. […]

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Eric Hogue on January 16th, 2011

I have been programming in PHP for 5 years. PHP was not a choice I made, I had to learn it when my bosses acquired a company that was using Perl and PHP. At this time, I had to switch from doing desktop applications in C# to doing web applications with PHP. This was a […]

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Eric Hogue on January 13th, 2011

Wednesday, the date and the line up for Day Camp For Developers 2 (DC4D) was announced. I immediately bought my ticket and I wish to convince you to do the same. What’s DC4D? DC4D is an online conference aimed at helping developers in their career. During the conference, the speakers won’t talk about code. The […]

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Eric Hogue on January 8th, 2011

Here are my goals for 2011. I am making them public to increase my motivation. Having them visible to everyone makes me more committed to them than when I was keeping them private. It will also leave a trace so I can make a retrospection at the end of the year. So here they are […]

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