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It turns out that the term "monorepo" is pretty unusual. Thought I'd blog a definition of it.
What is a monorepo? It's a unified source code repository used by an organisation to host as much of its code as possible. This is the pattern followed by companies such as Google, Facebook and the BBC, and is the way that I ...
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Goals I have for this company #203: monorepo. Admittedly we have a fair heterogeneous codebase, but that's no excuse for using everything from "zip to a folder" to GitHub.
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I use this analogy all the time at work. Time to share it with The World. 
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it's a disagreement of developers. Just so you know.

And with plainsmen, at any time after they pick up the turd you can see it, because they're constantly waving it in your face. You don't have to see them pick it up to know there's a turd being waved under your nose. Hopefully.
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LazyTweet: Are there 64 bit versions of the official Android SDK releases for linux?
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So I can do android dev work on a pure 64-bit machine and OS? That is, I don't want to install the 32 bit runtimes.
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Some notes on working with a distributed team. In hindsight, these feel obvious, but it's taken me a while to realise that not everyone has the same hindsight I do.
At work I'm part of a distributed team. Two colleagues and I are based in London, and the rest of the team is in Menlo Park, California. It's been reminding me of some lessons that I've learnt over the years about working as ...
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IRC is a wonderful thing. It's a key instrument for us on the selenium project. 
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Enjoying this far too much:

Don't Leave Me This Way (Extended Version) - Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes

Amazed that it goes on for 11 minutes. That's the same length as The End by the Doors. Still got it on loop.
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All we are saying, is give three piece a chance.
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#seconf is starting! A view from the stage as people start taking their seats :)
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Just got back...awesome conference #seconf  
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Can someone at Google do a refresh of Closure-Templates? It uses the antiquated guava-12. Either shade that thing or update to Guava 18, please!
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+Simon Stewart I've been doing the recent GitHub pushes. Feel free to reach out to me on here or GitHub. Hopefully we'll get the Maven artifacts cleaned up soon.
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Yet more Breaking the World Into Two Bits For Fun. I used to call them "starters" and "finishers", but now I prefer "pioneers" and "settlers".
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Mmm, dysentery.
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I get enough direct emails asking for support with selenium that it'd be handy to have a form response. Hopefully it comes across nicely, but if you have alternative suggestions for wording, please let me know :)
I tend to get a few requests a day asking for help with a problem with Selenium. I almost never reply to these. It's not (just!) because I'm an evil minded, grumpy so-and-so, but because it's not a great use of anyone's time...
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Good Idea...Thanks Simon...
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Lovely coding music:

cornelius「Drop」

Anyone else got some suggestions?
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The Polyphonic Spree's cover of Lithium is The Awesome. 
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Sometimes, I think that people don't realize how much tech Facebook has developed and written. The TAO framework is a really interesting example:

https://www.facebook.com/notes/facebook-engineering/tao-the-power-of-the-graph/10151525983993920
Facebook Engineering wrote a note titled TAO: The power of the graph. Read the full text here.
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Time for some Friday tunes. Kicking it off with my favourite mash up for a long time.
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