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The intern feeling

Jun/22/2014 2 min read by Marco Monteiro

Every now and again we come across someone that can easily give us the "Intern feeling". No, not the "Bring me my coffee" feeling. But more of someone that know so much about something that you just want to be around him or her to absorb everything.

This is probably one of the best things about working on the web development field. Nobody knows everything about the subject, but there's always someone that knows a bit more than you do, and if you're willing to learn and listen, you ca grow everyday.

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Form Submit == 403 Error?

May/08/2014 2 min read by Marco Monteiro

From time to time, I have to work on a really crappy server. They have the weirdest rules of all, they're obssed with security. I don't have a right to see logs, they randomly block my IP from time to time. I can't even call phpinfo(). Yeah, that bad!

Today I ran into a problem that made me go mad. I had a simple form with just a few fields. Locally the form was submiting via $_POST and everything was great.

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We are not tools

Feb/27/2014 4 min read by Marco Monteiro

Yes, this will be a rant. Yes, this will have a lot of cursing involved. If you have any problems with that you should remove yourself out of the premisses. Moving on.

A lot of people have this preposterous idea that designers, developers, web-designers and everyone working in, or for the creative business, are just tools. They exist to make all demands no matter what they are. well, I'm a web-developer. Sometimes I do some web-design work too. But I don't even begin to imagine the crappy feeling my fellow designers must feel when they have to give up to the clients demands.

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I'm not a Ukrainian... but we should try to help

Feb/19/2014 1 min read by Marco Monteiro

I am not a Ukrainian. But, the creator of this video is and it should make us all feel like we are. Watch it. Share it. Send it to your representatives. It’s not your problem. True. But all of our collective voices might be part of the solution.

Sure this has nothing to do development, but it's my blog and I do what I want here.

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Git extras

Feb/10/2014 3 min read by Marco Monteiro

I'm a heavy git user, hence I'm always trying to improve my workflow while using it. I normally have 3 ways of using git. I could use a gui client (sourcetree), normally I do this when I'm preparing a new release.

On my daily code day I would use git inside Sublime Text 2. That way I don't need to constantly change between my text editor of choice and a git gui or the terminal. However, from time to time, I use just the terminal. That happens for two reasons, one I could be using git remotely, or I could be doing something more difficult that couldn't be resolved inside sourcetree or Sublime Text.

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