Nothing to do this weekend? Try Git.

Sep/07/2012 2 min read by Marco Monteiro

Over the last month I blogged about a lot of stuff that is related to code versioning in one way or another. I think it’s clear by now that the best tool out there for that is Git (this is just my humble opinion).

The post called “Git vs SVN is it really a battle?" created a lot of discussion both on my blog and on forrst and that made me really happy. With all that discussion I noticed something, people that were not using git all said the same thing in one way or another. Git is hard to learn.

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My mistress has a name, it's called Laravel

Sep/05/2012 3 min read by Marco Monteiro

That’s right, I finally gave it a go and spent some time with my new mistress. I only played around with it for a few hours and I’m already blogging about it. That’s how cool it is. Laravel is a clean and classy framework for PHP web development. Freeing you from spaghetti code, Laravel helps you create wonderful applications using simple, expressive syntax. Development should be a creative experience that you enjoy, not something that is painful. Enjoy the fresh air.

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CodeIgniter Handbook - Vol. 2 API Design

Sep/04/2012 2 min read by Marco Monteiro

The CodeIgniter Handbook, a three-volume handbook full to the brim with pragmatic, succinct, useful information from one of the web's pioneering developers. Learn about the whats & whys of writing cleaner, more concise code. Discover fascinating new techniques that allow you to remove duplication, increase your programming efficiency, and reduce those repetitive tasks. Fall in love with CodeIgniter all over again.

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The Tumblr experience

Sep/02/2012 4 min read by Marco Monteiro

As you may, or may not know I moved my blog from a self hosted wordpress to a tumblr blog. Some may disagree with that, but what the hell it’s done. And now I’m going to tell you how’s my experience with it so far.

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So you use Dropbox for version control? You're awesome

Aug/31/2012 3 min read by Marco Monteiro

If you follow my blog, or are even a casual visitor you know at least 2 tools I use everyday. Codeigniter and Git. I use them for lots of reasons, but most of all because they make my life and the team I work with easier. Moving forward.

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