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Jean-Michel (jmfayard.dev)

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Education

ENSIMAG + Universität Karlsruhe (TH)

Work

Kotlin, Backend, Open Source maintainer, Technical Writing

Bash is a terrible as a programming language, but what's the alternative ?

Bash is a terrible as a programming language, but what's the alternative ?

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How to improve your GitHub vanity metrics FAST

How to improve your GitHub vanity metrics FAST

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The IT job market is tough right now. What are your best tips to create a developer portfolio ?

The IT job market is tough right now. What are your best tips to create a developer portfolio ?

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A Nazi Christmas at Substack

A Nazi Christmas at Substack

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How to Write Down Your Own Retrospective of 2023

How to Write Down Your Own Retrospective of 2023

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Asking Questions is Always Smart

Asking Questions is Always Smart

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Microsoft LinkedIn is Broken and Why Microsoft will Replace it With Something Better

Microsoft LinkedIn is Broken and Why Microsoft will Replace it With Something Better

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[Archived] LinkedIn tried censorship against me in the worst possible way. No More Joke.

[Archived] LinkedIn tried censorship against me in the worst possible way. No More Joke.

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WHY ALL REAL FRONT-END DEVELOPERS SHOULD REWRITE EVERYTHING IN RUST IN 2024

WHY ALL REAL FRONT-END DEVELOPERS SHOULD REWRITE EVERYTHING IN RUST IN 2024

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Typesafe Github Workflows explained to a 5 years old

Typesafe Github Workflows explained to a 5 years old

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🕵🏻‍♂️ I'm a double agent: developer & recruiter 👨🏻‍💻 💒

🕵🏻‍♂️ I'm a double agent: developer & recruiter 👨🏻‍💻 💒

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7 DEVs writing quality content about your #career

7 DEVs writing quality content about your #career

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You can NOT and should NOT stop procrastinating

You can NOT and should NOT stop procrastinating

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What are your favorite emojis, and what do they tell about you?

What are your favorite emojis, and what do they tell about you?

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What's a cool concrete meaningful thing that you have done with ChatGPT?

What's a cool concrete meaningful thing that you have done with ChatGPT?

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The Real Impostor is The Inner Judge - On Impostor Symdrome

The Real Impostor is The Inner Judge - On Impostor Symdrome

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Weeks of Debugging Your Build can Save Hours of Learning Gradle

Weeks of Debugging Your Build can Save Hours of Learning Gradle

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How to Judo Mansplaining

How to Judo Mansplaining

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Your Career Questions... and my Answers

Your Career Questions... and my Answers

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"Everyone Should Learn to Code" is Bullshit

"Everyone Should Learn to Code" is Bullshit

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Coding Challenges, I mean Take Home Challenges, Are Bad

Coding Challenges, I mean Take Home Challenges, Are Bad

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Who do I Want to Work With? A Simple Framework

Who do I Want to Work With? A Simple Framework

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Keep Calm And Just Say No To Coding Challenges

Keep Calm And Just Say No To Coding Challenges

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Job Hunting: Just Submit Your CV and Hope for the Best?

Job Hunting: Just Submit Your CV and Hope for the Best?

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Is There an Equivalent of Spring Boot for Kotlin?

Is There an Equivalent of Spring Boot for Kotlin?

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I am a lazy developer

I am a lazy developer

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😤 That feeling when your favorite project too goes in the graveyard...

😤 That feeling when your favorite project too goes in the graveyard...

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Do you sometimes feel defensive during a PR review?

Do you sometimes feel defensive during a PR review?

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What are your best tips for getting a first developer job?

What are your best tips for getting a first developer job?

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git is not the end of history

git is not the end of history

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Why do you Have Too Many Tabs Opened? An almost imaginary conversation with my 5 years old nephew

Why do you Have Too Many Tabs Opened? An almost imaginary conversation with my 5 years old nephew

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Bitcoin Blockchain Bullshit?

Bitcoin Blockchain Bullshit?

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Twitter - My Advice is To Give Up

Twitter - My Advice is To Give Up

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Salary: Why "Do Your Own Research" is terrible advice

Salary: Why "Do Your Own Research" is terrible advice

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Can beginners make a simple but meaningful contribution? Some unconventional advice #hacktoberfest

Can beginners make a simple but meaningful contribution? Some unconventional advice #hacktoberfest

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What are your Favorite Authors, on Which Topics, and Why?

What are your Favorite Authors, on Which Topics, and Why?

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Forem as hybrid blog+mailing-list, substack style?

Forem as hybrid blog+mailing-list, substack style?

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What are the best tools/concepts to shoot yourself in the foot again and again?

What are the best tools/concepts to shoot yourself in the foot again and again?

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The Hardest Problem in Computer Science: How do You Wait While Compiling?

The Hardest Problem in Computer Science: How do You Wait While Compiling?

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Is Git Great? #healthydebate

Is Git Great? #healthydebate

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GitHub Actions: a New Hope in YAML Programming Wasteland

GitHub Actions: a New Hope in YAML Programming Wasteland

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Wisdom of the DEV crowd 🗣

Wisdom of the DEV crowd 🗣

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What are your best tips for starting well in a new job?

What are your best tips for starting well in a new job?

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What are your best reads of the week?

What are your best reads of the week?

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Kotlin monthly wrap-up: July 2021

Kotlin monthly wrap-up: July 2021

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How to Write a Command-Line Tool with Kotlin Multiplatform

How to Write a Command-Line Tool with Kotlin Multiplatform

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Practice what's new in Java

Practice what's new in Java

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20+ Lessons I've Learned Writing on DEV for 4 Years

20+ Lessons I've Learned Writing on DEV for 4 Years

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Kotlin monthly wrap up - June 2021

Kotlin monthly wrap up - June 2021

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Blockchain and the bitcoin are new and useful

Blockchain and the bitcoin are new and useful

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What keeps you motivated to write?

What keeps you motivated to write?

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How to build a GraphQL Gateway with Spring Boot and Kotlin

How to build a GraphQL Gateway with Spring Boot and Kotlin

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Kotlin monthly wrap up - May 2021

Kotlin monthly wrap up - May 2021

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Unit test your learning 💡

Unit test your learning 💡

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De Java à Kotlin en 20 minutes

De Java à Kotlin en 20 minutes

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DEV.to internal search is... bad?

DEV.to internal search is... bad?

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Is it worth it to cross-post on Medium in 2021?

Is it worth it to cross-post on Medium in 2021?

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From Java to Kotlin in 20 minutes ⚡️

From Java to Kotlin in 20 minutes ⚡️

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Use Twitter to say Thank You!

Use Twitter to say Thank You!

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15 Command Line Tools which Spark Joy in Your Terminal

15 Command Line Tools which Spark Joy in Your Terminal

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