June 2, 2010

HTML5 my ads

First came Flash. Then came advertisers that thought it'd be great to abuse it. Then came Flashblocktm and friends. The geeks don't like Flash, it's evil. Now the iPhone & iPad don't have Flash,...


May 10, 2010

Unpredictable hashes for humans

Disclaimer: As the title suggests, this was written for the average developers out there, not security experts. The article contains some shortcuts that might not please the more enlightened because...


April 5, 2010

Project management in PHP with Arbit

I would like to attract everyone's attention on the 0.3-alpha release of Arbit. For those that do not know Arbit yet, it is a project management and issue tracker build in PHP. It uses CouchDB as a...


April 3, 2010

New design

In recent news, this site got a new design, I thought I could make the content more readable and accessible, so I killed my old templates and style sheets and started from scratch, without photoshop...


February 22, 2010

Including open source in the hiring process

We were discussing the difficulty of the hiring process from a company point of view last week at the github meetup in Paris, and more specifically how hard it is to get quality people without...


February 18, 2010

Symfony Live 2010 - Symfony2, speaking and stuff

Overall the conference was pretty interesting since I don't have a lot of experience with symfony I learned quite a bunch of things about it's usage. I also met a lot of nice people, and ended the...


December 8, 2009

Dwoo is better than Twig

It's lame catchy title day, a more appropriate one would be "Think for yourself", but I want to get my point across. This is a general purpose idea of course, I don't think there is any case in your...


December 2, 2009

Major glob() fail

I just had the pleasure of discovering another of PHP's little quirks and since it's been almost a year since my last post, I thought it would be a good occasion. Working on some personal project...


December 23, 2008

Multiton base class

While I like the Singleton pattern every now and then, I prefer the flexibility that the Multiton potentially offers, and well it's just an extended version of the Singleton, so it's "compatible"...


November 28, 2008

The joys of user stylesheets

User stylesheets are a way to inject some CSS in all the sites you visit, each browser has his own way of setting it up (if you use opera step 2 there should be replaced with: "Tools > Preferences...