The Mouseless Window Manager i3

Using a window manager such as i3 offer many advantages: light, highly configurable, flexible, and easy to use only with a keyboard. You'll wonder why you used your mouse with your desktop environment all these years! »

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Burnout in Software Development Demystified

Burnout is on every lips nowadays: from 1974 to 2008, no less than 6000 resources have been written on the subject. However, in the software industry, this common phenomenon is still a stigma of weakness. People are afraid to speak or to hear about it, which prevent to solve the problem even more. What's burnout? How can we prevent it? »

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What is Software Entropy And How To Manage It?

Software entropy can easily makes our work, as developers, way more difficult that it has to be. Knowing what is software entropy and how to keep it low is essential for our projects to be maintainable and easily scalable. »

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Is Vim Really Not For You? A Beginner Guide

Vim is the most emblematic and feared command line application out there, even if understanding its basic commands and how it works can be really beneficial for developers. This is exactly the goal of this article. You think that Vim's not for you? Let's find out! »

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Programming Side Project Case Study With DevDash

This is a complete case study of my side project DevDash, from the very first idea to the launch of the first early version. I explain in this article how I built it, how I managed it, how I promoted it, and, most importantly, why. I give you my precise time management workflow and basically all the tips and techniques I use, for you to build the best side projects ever! »

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