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Hosted Phabricator: Now in Open Beta

Written by epriestley on Mar 2 2015, 6:16 PM.

We now offer hosted Phabricator instances on Phacility. These instances come equipped with the various amenities and conveniences you might expect, except that we have written very smart robots to configure and maintain them for you.

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Stripe CTF3

Written by epriestley on Jan 30 2014, 9:09 PM.

I recently participated in Stripe's CTF3, a programming challenge. This is the first time I've participated in Stripe's CTF, but I really enjoyed it. I thought the problems were very interesting and the technical aspects of the challenge were well executed.

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Encouraging Open Source Etiquette

Written by epriestley on Apr 14 2013, 4:52 PM.

As a potential new contributor to an open source project, it can be very frustrating to submit an issue or pull request on GitHub and never hear back from the maintainer. This article briefly discusses the problem and proposes a tool which might improve the state of the world by making it easier for contributors to estimate what level of response they'll get from a project before they begin work.

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Lessons from the 2013 NFL playoffs for companies

Written by btrahan on Feb 5 2013, 11:22 PM.

Here at Phacility, we're sort of big NFL fans. Sort of, in that one founder has season tickets for the 49ers already, two founders have season tickets at the new 49ers stadium for the 2014-2044 seasons, and Evan (founder three of three) has been known to say "Go local sports team!" when appropriate.

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What is the value of code review anyway?

Written by btrahan on Dec 18 2012, 2:55 AM.

For many people, the value of code review is rather unclear. Since the value is not clear code review is often not done, skipped, or forgotten entirely in favor of more obviously important work items.

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