Building Windows 8 apps, more exciting than a unicorn in wonderland

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Today I was in Toronto for the second Toronto user group workshop on Windows 8 with HTML5 Toronto, JavaScript Toronto, and DevTO in collaboration with us, Make Web Not War. Since I did all the presentations on the first event they did 3-4 weeks ago, I was only doing the keynote to wake up the... Read more

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Dance like nobody’s watching_

Watch this video before reading the rest of this post. Did you watch it? What was your reaction? Is this guy crazy? Is he funny? Would you be ashamed to know him? This guy is a lot of things, but certainly not ridiculous… He is passionate by his job or hobby. He is a music fan,... Read more

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Please leave a tip or…


God will know… Saw this tip “jar” at the Daily Dozen Doughnut Company last time I was in Seattle. It always makes me laugh. By the way, if you go to Seattle, take some time to go to the Pike Place Market, and be sure to order a bag of those yummy mini donuts, and why not accompany this with... Read more

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Portrait de blogueurs se termine ici

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Ceux qui me connaissent depuis quelques années savent qu’il y a environ 2-3 ans j’avais parti une série de vidéo nommé Portrait de blogueurs. Cela fait environ 2 ans que je n’ai pas faits d’entrevue et le nom de domaine ayant échu, j’officialise la mort de ce projet aujourd’hui. J’ai eu bien du plaisir à... Read more

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Tips and tricks for people #30_

If you gave me a deadline for a specific task, please respect also the deadline on your side before asking me if the task is completed. Read more

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Il y a un peu moins de deux semaines, j’ai vu que les amies de Nord Ouvert (une OBNL) font une campagne sur IndieGogo pour ramasser des fonds qui iront dans la l’entretien du site, mais surtout dans la mise a niveau de celui-ci et de la collecte de données provenant de la ville de Montréal... Read more

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Do you recognize your local high speed Internet & cable provider?


I don’t know about you, but I found this fake ad so hilarious, and at the same time, so sad as it’s really true for Canadians! It makes me think about the project triangle, choose two of these three elements: quality, cost & time. For our Internet provider, it’s usually the same thing, you have the choice... Read more

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Tips and tricks for people #29_

If the pedestrian red light or the traffic red one is on, there is only one thing to understand: you can’t cross the street. Read more

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Obvious placard is obvious


I took this picture last time I was in Seattle. I’m a big Starbucks fan, but seriously? Oh, I get it! It’s for people who are walking, and watching their phone at the same time: they won’t miss the coffee shop… Read more

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I won’t give you the answer

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From the time I had to help other developers, had interns, lead development team, became the subject matter experts, did proctoring in workshops… I have always been that kind of guy: the kind of guy who don’t give the answer. If you have a little quick question, and I know you did your homeworks, I’ll... Read more

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