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Rémi Mercier

Ruby on Rails developer - Maker of ✨ things on the Internet. O(🐌^n) kind of guy. Alumni @lewagonparis (batch 145). Builds wooden furniture on his balcony.

Education

Le Wagon Paris

Work

Full-stack Developer

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How to wrap your head around a new codebase

Absolutely true. I never do that, but will try it from now ...

Don't sell yourself short

Many thanks to you're reading it and for the kind words! 💓

Don't sell yourself short

Man, you are one lucky person! I've heard it a lot. And p...

Don't sell yourself short

Will check it out! Thanks Adrien :) Would also like to ad...

Don't sell yourself short

Ah yes, this is something a lot of programmers/developers s...

Don't sell yourself short

That is a great suggestion! This should be a completely n...

Unpopular opinion: Junior devs bring much more value to their employers than the market wants them to believe

Love the polarized opinion of @daedtech on this!

Unpopular opinion: Junior devs bring much more value to their employers than the market wants them to believe

Yes! I've noticed it too. I spend more time documenting t...

Unpopular opinion: Junior devs bring much more value to their employers than the market wants them to believe

Companies want to pay you as little as possible and get th...

Unpopular opinion: Junior devs bring much more value to their employers than the market wants them to believe

Yes, sure, that's also a possibility. Most of the time, j...

Unpopular opinion: Junior devs bring much more value to their employers than the market wants them to believe

But I do know that a single developer can bring a HUGE hav...

What's new in browser support?

New CSS underline styling! 🙌 text-decoration-thickness text...

How does Ruby method lookup work? 🤔

This is crystal clear @levi ! Thank you so much for this. L...

How does Ruby method lookup work? 🤔

Haven't found an answer yet, but the beginners' intro to ob...

How to use transactions to unclutter your Rails controllers

In the transaction has it's written above, yes. This is wha...

How to use transactions to unclutter your Rails controllers

I wouldn't have been able to explain this better. Thanks @c...

How to use transactions to unclutter your Rails controllers

I thought that Lead.transaction - to use your example - onl...

How to use transactions to unclutter your Rails controllers

Hey Kobe, thanks for your question. To be honest, I wouldn'...

How to be a trusted full-remote engineer. Hint is agile development.

I like your straightforward example of how Agile can help p...

How do you respond to "What is tour greatest strength/weakness?" In interviews?

hahaha, exactly!

How do you respond to "What is tour greatest strength/weakness?" In interviews?

This reminds me of a great joke I've read on Twitter years ...

Hey, let's share our career begin stories.

stained glass maker 👉 museum geek 👉 jack of all trades in a...

Letting Go of a Goal

Personally, I've let go of goals in general. It's soothing ...

The Power of Waking Up at 4:00 AM

💯 agreeing with you!

The Power of Waking Up at 4:00 AM

And I am! I'm strongly disagreeing with @boltc0rt3z , sur...

The Power of Waking Up at 4:00 AM

I haven't been following his stuff for years now so my view...

I Am Unhireable

I can relate to a lot of your experience. I didn't even ...

The Power of Waking Up at 4:00 AM

You have a plan tomorrow Yes! I plan on waking up naturall...

Strikethrough using HTML5

Constantly amazed by HTML's semantic. Thanks for sharing th...

What does PHP stand for?

To be honest, I don't have an opinion at all about PHP. I...

Do you leave jokes in your code? If so, please share!

This is precious! 😄

What does PHP stand for?

💯

The Most Updated Channels for Developers on Youtube

Maximilian is a great teacher! Loved is Vue.js course!

What jobs did you hold before you got into software?

Cloakroom clerk in a swimming pool 🏊‍♂️ Stained-glass make...

Don’t say negative things in an interview

they shouldn't be framed aggressively True that. My po...

Don’t say negative things in an interview

I feel like playing the game of go has made me a lot more ...

Don’t say negative things in an interview

I wish I would get on board with your message (and I would ...

Are portfolios still necessary as a front end developer?

When I switched careers a year ago, I decided to talk/write...

How to revert your git commits without panicking

👌My new go-to resource for handling these cases! And a 💯 ...

Tell me a bug story

Currently in the middle of such a story. Can't tell you the...

Those silly mistakes we all make

I'll always add a new route to my Rails app and forget to r...

What are your thoughts on the 4-day work week?

Ah man, those fancy startups that want to change the world ...

What are your thoughts on the 4-day work week?

As a father myself, I've reached the opposite conclusion. I...

What is an API?

Please do! 😄

Best DEV.to Posts for Beginners: Week of May 19, 2019

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What is an API?

Will check it out! Thanks for sharing Joshua!

What's your commute like?

Hahaha, I can relate!

What's your commute like?

A 15-minute bike ride, door-to-door, along Paris' canals. 🚴...

What do you wear to work?

When I looked for my first dev job a few months ago, I wore...

What is an API?

Yes yes, Swagger is awesome. I've only beginning to use API...

What is an API?

Thanks Tom! 😉

What is an API?

Thank you John for the kind words!

What is an API?

Yes, the contract was (and still is tbh) an API concept I f...

What is an API?

That's interesting! Didn't know 1) electricity went back to...

What is an API?

Thank you Jim for the kind words!

The lies and lack of self respect that lead to burnout

It's worth noting that sometimes you're left out of discus...

The lies and lack of self respect that lead to burnout

I haven't encountered the profiling bullying mostly because...

The lies and lack of self respect that lead to burnout

I would add another lie: It's not okay to be bulli...

Have you ever quit a job without anything else lined up?

Over and over again. I quit my stained-glass job in 2007 ...

The Git Rebase Introduction I Wish I'd Had

This is a great post!

Own your story

but what if you actually are that someone else, but still ...

Resume Review

Thanks Molly for the kind words! I completely agree with ...

Resume Review

Great idea @kaydacode ! Ok, so here's mine! To give y'al...

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