Why I choose the word Evangelist for my role

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In three days, I will be in my Evangelist role at Microsoft for one year, and a half. It was, and it’s still an amazing experience: awesome job, great company, astonishing co-workers, mind-blowing ecosystem… Actually, there is some excitement about the Evangelist job in Montreal as the friend Sylvain Carle joined Twitter, and he’s moving to San... Read more

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Tips and tricks for people #16_

If I need to create an account to use your Web application, you need to have an option to delete my account if I don’t want to use it anymore. Read more

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We are now the owners of a condo

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I’m so happy, that I wanted to share this with you: we are the new owners of a beautiful condo. Yesterday we went to the notary, and got our keys! If I didn’t get on your nerves with this on Twitter or Facebook, now you know it. So here is the first picture of Émilie,... Read more

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Are you stealing in a store?

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No? Why not? It makes sense if you find the item too expensive? It also makes sense if you find that the company or the entire industry make too much money. No? It’s been a while since I’m thinking about writing this blog post. I’m tired of people who tell me that I should watch... Read more

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Tips and tricks for people #15_

If you are doing a step-by-step tutorial for developers, provide the full source code. Read more

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It’s not about them, it’s about you

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Stop worrying about what others think of you. Stop caring about what people say about what you are doing. Stop being afraid to hear what people think about your clothes, the music you like, the books you read, the movies you watched… It’s not about them, it’s about you. Too often we look at ourselves... Read more

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Tips and tricks for people #14_

If you are a parking valet, and you need to move my car, I’m pretty sure you can do that thirty second ride without having to change my seat, mirrors, or steering wheel settings.   Read more

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Tips and tricks for people #13_

Time to smoke a cigarette? Awesome, the best place to do it is in front of the store’s door. Read more

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Tips and tricks for people #12_

If you want people to answer your survey, try not to make it four pages long. Read more

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Tips and tricks for people #11_

If you are releasing a new version of your software, the release notes are always welcome. Read more

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How to Be a Rock Star Developer: a book on Personal BrandingLearn more