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Phpake: A Tool like Make/Rake Built for PHP

Have you ever struggled with writing or updating a Makefile? Now you can write a Phpakefile instead! Phpake is similar to GNU Make, but built for PHP.
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Building a Web Scraper/Watcher with Ruby: Cats + Ruby + CLI + Emails

Read about writing a CLI webpage scraper and watcher app in Ruby that sends email notifications when new data is found.
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Learning a new Language as an Adult: My Experiences and Suggestions

Think you’re too old to learn a new language? You’re wrong! Here’s how I learned 3 new languages as an adult.
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Passing a French Language Test in 6 Months: My Experience Learning a Sixth Language

Learning French? Read about how I learnt intermediate-advanced French and scored B2 in a French language test in six months.
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Immigrating to Quebec as a Skilled Worker: PR after 4 Years

Thinking of immigrating to the Province of Quebec? Read about my experience of becoming a Permanent Resident of Canada.
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Clibato – CLI Backup Tool: Building a Command-line Python Application

Meet Clibato! A small CLI app that I wrote to backup/restore my dotfiles. In this article I share my experiences building my first Python CLI application.

Hello! I am Jigarius (:

I am Jigarius. I am a software engineer based in Montréal, specialized in web development, working with tech like PHP, Ruby, Python, and JS. Programming aside, I keep interest in languages, music, philosophy, astronomy, literature among other things. I hope you enjoy my articles.

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