ConFoo 2013: Call for Papers is Now Open!

logo_confoo 4828ConFoo is one of the most important developer-oriented conferences. ConFoo 2013 will be held on February 25 through March 1 in Montreal, Canada. The team has opened its call for papers. Candidates can submit proposals until September 23. Consult the call for papers page for details and to start submitting. That page also explains what expenses ConFoo can cover for speakers. You can   Read more…


More than 100 speakers planned at ConFoo.ca!

More than 100 speakers planned at ConFoo.ca! 2145Since its origins as a conference for php developers, ConFoo has evolved into Montréal's biggest web conference for developers, if not Canada's biggest tech conference. They've unveiled today an enormous lineup of speakers for the upcoming 2011 edition, with more than 100 speakers (currently 110), from Montréal and Canada of course, but also a solid contingent of speakers from Europe and the USA in open   Read more…


Temphunt finds jobs for temps

Temphunt finds jobs for temps 2135Currently in beta version, TempHunt aims to create a marketplace of temporary jobs. Anyone can fill a profile with their skills and availability, and then companies can find them through TempHunt's search engine. The experience is informal compared to other job boards. It's a fresh approach in an industry where profiles are verified, long and complicated conditions have to be followed and where you have to   Read more…


The Bonery stores your servers’ configuration

The Bonery stores your servers’ configuration 2128The Bonery is an online key-value store, designed for sys-admins and developers so that they can have environment variables and server configuration data in the cloud, and not anymore on a single computer. At its core, it's a key-value store, a thin HTTP wrapper around Redis, avalaible online with an API key. It bonery was only released publicly last week by Delano Mandelbaum after   Read more…


Job Listing: Rails guy/girl @ FetLife

Job Listing: Rails guy/girl @ FetLife 1962Company: FetLife Position: Rails guy/girl Responsibilites and Tasks: About FetLife In a very short time, FetLife has become the world's most popular social network for kinky people. With over 540,000 members and over 150 million monthly pageviews, we're only getting bigger, and fast. FetLife is run by a bunch of geeks who just want to make a difference in this world by writing sexy code and designing intuitive interfaces. We   Read more…


Best of MontrealHackers.com, Part 3

Best of MontrealHackers.com, Part 3 1934The last 3 weeks were quite calm on MontrealHackers.com since most of the hackers (including me) took some time off during these weeks. Nevertheless, here is a few interesting posts that I enjoyed reading during that time: Jonathan Palardy explains how to use Bundler in a non-Rails app. Jérôme Gravel-Niquet, the creator of Ostrich, gives a very interesting technical overview of his app. That covers   Read more…



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