The Missing Bit

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Leaving macOS, part 2: Requirements
March 11, 2017

This is the second part of my entry about leaving macOS.

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Leaving macOS, part 1: Motivations
March 7, 2017

This is the first part of my entry about leaving macOS.

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Selecting virtual field in Ecto
February 21, 2017

In you Ecto model, you might have some virtual fields that needs to be computed when you select from your database.

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Template literals in Typescript
February 17, 2017

It might be common knowledge, but I just discovered that Typescript was supporting JavaScript template literals.

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Convolution filter in javascript
February 2, 2017

While working in a project, I needed a convolution filter in javascript. I ended doing it server side, but I thought I’d share my thoughts.

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Using promise and fetch with Typescript
February 1, 2017

The current Javascript ecosystem is confusing, and that’s an understatement.

I use Webpack to bundle my Typescript projects to the browser, and until now, I used Q.js and regular XMLThingyRequest.

The time has come to use native Promise and the fetch API. What I wanted is a low friction way to use that in my Typescript projects. By low friction I mean, like I’m using the native API with no shim.

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Using NODE_ENV with typescript and Webpack
January 30, 2017

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Test driven development in Elixir
January 29, 2017

For those sleeping in the corner, test driven development is simply having tests run every time you modify a file.

Coming from the rails world, I first looked into something like guard. But guard always felt complicated and bloated. I just want to watch a few files and have my elixir tests be run when they change.

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Useful UNIX commands
January 29, 2017

This is my list of less known but great UNIX command I use daily.

It’s mostly focused on development rather than sysadmin.

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Using Makefiles
January 29, 2017

Why do I think of Makefiles now? Simply because I opened a 3 months old project and it took me 10 minutes to figure out how to build it. Yes, I could have written a README, but it was a home project (I know I should have…).

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