Adopt Kitten helper for Codeigniter

Apr/20/2012 1 min read by Marco Monteiro

Need a placeholder? Like kittens? Use Codeigniter?

Well you’ve come to the right place sir. I have just the thing for you. Today edmundask did his own placeholder helper for Codeigniter. When I saw it I just had to make a placeholder with kittens. So I forked his repository and did it.

Hope you enjoy it.

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Seth Godin on being self taught

Apr/16/2012 2 min read by Marco Monteiro

So I was passing by Seth’s Blog as I normally do from time to time. Normally I don’t care much for what he has to say because most of the stuff he says are just recycled material from his old material (it’s like inception, but boring). But every now and then he posts something that I can really enjoy.

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Codeigniter Snippets Package for Sublime T. 2

Apr/14/2012 3 min read by Marco Monteiro

A few weeks ago I was at #codeigniter @freenode.net as usual, and we were talking about Sublime Text 2 (because it's an awesome text editor and you should start using it right now) and we're talking about how there was no package for Codeigniter with Snippets made just for it.

So I started one and made a pull request on the package repository so my work could be appreciated / used by anyone using Sublime Text 2. Obviously like any other open source project my snippets package can be updated by anyone.

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Something happened this week, something really good

Mar/10/2012 3 min read by Marco Monteiro

One of the things that was really annoying me at work was that some of the people there was still 1995 and coding in a team without using any kind of version control.

Well not anymore. We had a couple of big projects coming in, and finally I convinced all the people there that we really needed to get everyone to use Git or Mercurial. So I explained the concepts then we created a small dummy repository and started playing around with it. After a little while everyone was discovering the power of being in 2012.

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Ciconf2012 @London

Feb/24/2012 2 min read by Marco Monteiro

Last weekend I was in London, mostly to attend to Ciconf. However I think it's safe to say that one of the main reasons was to just to be around wonderful people.

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