6 ways to find great remote developers

It is really hard now to find great developers, and in particular in big IT centers like the Silicon Valley, New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Singapore... It can be really expensive and time consuming to compete in this market. So, a solution is to search from other places like other parts of the country or other countries. I often get asked how did I hire my remote developers while living on the other side of the globe.

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Starting to blog again

I wanted to get back to blogging for some time. Here it is. I found a great subject and already lined up some awesome articles.

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My git workflow to deploy an application to appengine

my workflow to deploy an application to appengine using gitI've been using git for nearly 2 years. I love it. It's so extensible that you can easily map it to your own workflow.I've recently been working on a contextual gadget for Gmail. The problem with contextual gadget is that it&#...

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JAX-RS service to proxy an HTTP request in groovy

I needed a simple way to proxy an HTTP request and add an authorization header to it, so I created a REST service using JAX-RS and using groovy to call the server. I put the code on our eXo server thanks to eXo IDE, and click deploy and that's it :)If you need something similar, here is the c...

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Storing data in cookies in a secure manner

Having an hour to kill at starbucks without internet, I'm giving a look at the code of Tornado (framework made by the guys of friendfeed). I discovered something quite interesting: the secure cookie.The concept of the secure cookie is instead of storing data in the session (usually stored in ...

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Creating a chart with raphael.js from a google spreadsheet

We want to get data from a google spreadsheet and display it as a chart using gRaphaël. We are going to transform the following spreadsheet into a bar graph.gRaphaël’s goal is to help you create stunning charts on your website. gRaphaël is based on raphael.js. Raphael.js is a small JavaScript lib...

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Starting to blog again

It's been 2 years that I've stopped blogging on my personal blog. I'm doing more and more experiments, so I'm going to start again. I'm going to talk about my experiments in development.

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