Software Engineering and Stuff

Reading notes - Debriefing Facilitation Guide

November 23, 2016

This is my reading notes from the Debriefing Facilitation Guide book.

Reading notes - Managing oneself

October 27, 2016

For a couple years now, I’ve been starting to read a lot more.
A year ago, I wrote about what my reading habit is, and it hasn’t changed much since.

The simplest Erlang TCP server ever

October 7, 2016

For a number of months now, I’ve been wanting to learn some Erlang.
A few weeks ago, I started doing so as a pet project.

Canary deployments with sidekiq

June 29, 2016

Sidekiq kind of revolutionized background job processing in ruby.
By providing very fast, threaded workers and inventing it’s own profitable Open-Source business model, it is really something to look at.

Automated generation of Letsencrypt certificates on heroku

May 18, 2016

Earlier today, Heroku announced SSL Beta, a way to provide SSL on your heroku-hosted app for a much lower cost than it used to be. This is an awesome feature, entirely in line with all the changes SSL for over the past year.

Stop being “agile”

April 10, 2016

Every thursday morning, we meet over tea/coffee with other people living in Toulouse. We call that event “Code & Coffee”.

Simulate Downtime

March 1, 2016

I spend most of my time at Heroku working on our support tools and services; is one such example. Heroku’s help application depends on the Platform API to, amongst other things, authenticate users, authorize or deny access, and fetch user data.

20 months in support

December 2, 2015

For the past 20 months (more or less), I have been working with the support team at heroku.
Because I am moving to something new (still at heroku), I want to share how I got there and a few things that I learned.

My Reading Habit in 2015

November 26, 2015

A bit over a year ago, I decided to try starting to read more.
This just started as a basic attempt to read one book (engineering a safer world which happened to be very interesting but I got bored around the middle).

From Ember to Rails

October 13, 2015

Spoiler: this is not a sad story.