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 25th, 2011

Last week I read the book Driving Technical Change by Terrence Ryan. This is a small book. I took me only 4 days to read it. Here’s what I thought of it. The book is divided into four parts. The first part is an introduction, the second part describes the types of skeptics, the third […]

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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 11th, 2011

When I need to do something like a search and replace across multiple files, I usually write a PHP script. I always knew I could do it faster with grep and sed, but I was too lazy to research how to do it. Last week I finally decided to find a better way. I’m entering […]

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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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Eric Hogue on January 5th, 2011

Welcome to my new blog. I intend on using this blog to write about various subjects that should be of interest for developers. I should blog about things I learn while developing at work or on my personal projects. I might also write about the life and career of a developer. Why Am I Staring […]

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