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Vagrant Usage Research 2017

Written by Erika Heidi - Published on Erika Heidi's blog
Aggregated on Wednesday February 8, 2017 - Permalink

In 2014, right before the release of Vagrant Cookbook, I conducted a Vagrant usage research to get more insights on how people were using Vagrant at that time. Three years have passed since then, and I figured it would be interesting to repeat the research and compare the data, see what changed and how Vagrant is being used nowadays. In 2014, right before the release of Vagrant Cookbook , I …

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What I've Learned From a Year of Technical Writing

Written by Erika Heidi - Published on Erika Heidi's blog
Aggregated on Wednesday April 13, 2016 - Permalink

One year ago I was starting a new position at DigitalOcean as technical writer. I'm now back to software engineering, but my experience as a technical writer was really rewarding. Here's some of what I learned in this period, and a few tips that helped me get better at technical writing. Those who know me for a couple years will probably also know that I started working for DigitalOcean as a …

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DjangoCon Europe 2016

Written by Erika Heidi - Published on Erika Heidi's blog
Aggregated on Friday April 8, 2016 - Permalink

Last weekend I had the pleasure to attend DjangoCon Europe , in Budapest. I never actually had contact with Python or Django, however, I was invited to be one of the keynote speakers this year. Last weekend I had the pleasure to attend DjangoCon Europe , in Budapest. I never actually had contact with Python or Django, however, I was invited to be one of the keynote speakers this year. …

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How to: Arduino Pomodoro Timer - part 1/2

Written by Erika Heidi - Published on Erika Heidi's blog
Aggregated on Sunday January 18, 2015 - Permalink

Schematics and code to create your own Pomodoro timer on a breadboard using Arduino Those who follow me on Twitter probably saw pictures and quick videos of my digital Pomodoro timer prototype. I used the case of a regular, mechanical timer and built a little Arduino on a breadboard (like, really barebones using a microcontroller) to fit inside it. This is how it looks like: This was my …

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PHPBenelux conference 2015

Written by Erika Heidi - Published on Erika Heidi's blog
Aggregated on Tuesday January 27, 2015 - Permalink

A quick wrap-up post about PHPBenelux conference 2015. The conference season started once again, and PHPBenelux keeps the tradition of kicking off the year in great style. This is a special conference to me, always heard about it back in Brazil and never thought I would be attending one day in my life. [ View the story "PHPBenelux 01" on Storify ] DigitalOcean prepared something …

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SunshinePHP 2015 wrap-up

Written by Erika Heidi - Published on Erika Heidi's blog
Aggregated on Tuesday February 10, 2015 - Permalink

Last weekend, the 2015 edition of SunshinePHP conference took place in the sunny Miami, Florida. Two days of awesome talks and great socials, in a most formidable venue. This is a quick wrap-up post about my experience. Last weekend, the 2015 edition of SunshinePHP conference took place in the sunny Miami, Florida. Two days of awesome talks and great socials, in a most formidable venue. This …

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