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Jean-Michel Fayard đŸ‡«đŸ‡·đŸ‡©đŸ‡Ș🇬🇧đŸ‡Ș🇾🇹🇮

I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.

Education

ENSIMAG + UniversitÀt Karlsruhe (TH)

Work

Kotlin, Backend, Open Source maintainer, Technical Writing

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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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“What is your current salary?” is a red flag that you don’t want to work here

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How to learn Kotlin: browser vs IDE, books vs tutorials, for newbies and Java devs

How to learn Kotlin: browser vs IDE, books vs tutorials, for newbies and Java devs

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Android's billion-dollar mistake(s)

Android's billion-dollar mistake(s)

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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?

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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?

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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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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 Ă  Kotlin en 20 minutes

De Java Ă  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 âšĄïž

From Java to Kotlin in 20 minutes âšĄïž

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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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What are your favorite articles from 2020? #bestofdev

What are your favorite articles from 2020? #bestofdev

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Which principles would your Hippocratic Oath for programming contain?

Which principles would your Hippocratic Oath for programming contain?

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NPM libraries: which are the good ones?

NPM libraries: which are the good ones?

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âšĄïž 7 quick actionable tips for your job search

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Comment apprendre Kotlin? IDE et navigateur, livres et tutoriels, débutants et dev Java

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Do you Read your Reading List?

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What are your biggest frustrations in the hiring process?

What are your biggest frustrations in the hiring process?

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Q: What is your salary expectation? A: I don't have one, make me an offer!

Q: What is your salary expectation? A: I don't have one, make me an offer!

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Best cafés to meet cool people in Berlin

Best cafés to meet cool people in Berlin

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Contribute to the Kotlin Libraries Playground for #hacktoberfest

Contribute to the Kotlin Libraries Playground for #hacktoberfest

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How do I setup GitHub Actions for my Gradle or Android project?

How do I setup GitHub Actions for my Gradle or Android project?

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Personal update

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How do we stay sane and connected to others in a scary world?

How do we stay sane and connected to others in a scary world?

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Yes, you should write that first post!

Yes, you should write that first post!

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She was parenting two girls, nevertheless #shecoded and lead a team - Interview with Julie Vandenabeele-Orzea

She was parenting two girls, nevertheless #shecoded and lead a team - Interview with Julie Vandenabeele-Orzea

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Things I've been writing on dev.to

Things I've been writing on dev.to

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From marketing to backend developer in one year - the story of Adele Carpenter

From marketing to backend developer in one year - the story of Adele Carpenter

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How to become Effective with Kotlin? Answers from Marcin Moskala

How to become Effective with Kotlin? Answers from Marcin Moskala

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Good things I've read recently here

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42 things you MUST stop obsessing about if you want to become a good $PERSON

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What are the worst programming languages that nobody should learn?

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Are you feeling overwhelmed? Refactor your assumptions

Are you feeling overwhelmed? Refactor your assumptions

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How and why I gave up the MacBook Pro... for the iMac 27"

How and why I gave up the MacBook Pro... for the iMac 27"

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How do you come up with a good title/cover image/twitt?

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What do you want to let go in 2020?

What do you want to let go in 2020?

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#KotlinConf 2019 - interviews coming

#KotlinConf 2019 - interviews coming

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How do you stay focused in a distracted world?

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Help me choose what I should write next

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Learning programming on a Chromebook?

Learning programming on a Chromebook?

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What are your favorite analogies to explain programming?

What are your favorite analogies to explain programming?

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"gradle migrateToAndroidX" - beta testers needed

"gradle migrateToAndroidX" - beta testers needed

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Kotlin is not Android

Kotlin is not Android

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What is your favorite Silicon Valley myth?

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[Talk] Billion Dollar MistakeS - On Tony Hoare and Android Burritos

[Talk] Billion Dollar MistakeS - On Tony Hoare and Android Burritos

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Contributing to open-source is like dancing Tango

Contributing to open-source is like dancing Tango

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Send me all the Kotlin questions you were too afraid to ask

Send me all the Kotlin questions you were too afraid to ask

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