HTML5 App Manifest

Sep/10/2013 2 min read by Marco Monteiro

We all have our applications and we all want then to be always using the best tools, but most of all, we all want our content to get to everyone.

That's why we add social sharing functionality, or iox capability so our application can turn into a web app in our phone. However, there are now more and more platforms to deal with, and many more to come. So today I'm going to give you a little snippet so you can turn your website into a HTML5 app. This way your website will run as a "native app" on the new Firefox OS.

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A sad day for PHP

Sep/08/2013 1 min read by Marco Monteiro

Last week I read one of those articles that you never want to read. Anthony Ferrara also known as @ircmaxell on twitter left the Internals project.

I got to say, I never participated on the Internals discussions, I actually don't think I have the know-how to. So I preffer to leave that to the experts and not be the annoying noob in the room.

Anthony wrote a complete blog post explaining why he did what he did, and I got to say: after reading the post, I'm amazed by the time he did stay there.

So, if you're a PHP developer go read his article and give him your support on twitter.

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Sep/07/2013 2 min read by Marco Monteiro

I'm a big git flow fan, no doubt about that. I use it every day and I still think that it is the perfect way to work with a team of people. But, from time to time, you find yourself working on a small project. One that you're just going to hack during the weekend and you want something simpler.

Legit (Git workflow for humans) got you covered.

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Laracon EU (V)

Sep/05/2013 3 min read by Marco Monteiro

The last day of Laracon was amazing. I must say, I learned a lot. The talks were amazing. All of them, but there was one that I need to reference in particular. Kapil Verma's talk.

Kapil is a software engineer that specializes in application architecture design. He has significant experience in designing software that is able to quickly react to vague and constantly evolving business requirements. He is currently involved as a project-manager, consultant and developer at multiple startups in Delhi.

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Internet.org is awesome, but...

Sep/02/2013 3 min read by Marco Monteiro

Apparently Facebook has a new pet. It's called The Internet. The project has actually some good points.

Internet.org is a global partnership between technology leaders, nonprofits, local communities and experts who are working together to bring the internet to the two thirds of the world’s population that doesn’t have it.

It all sounds really good. Until...

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