My name is Jedidja Bourgeois. I'm a software consultant with interests in architecture, refactoring, and testing. It's great to meet you!

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Adding pure Java unit tests to an Android project

This post has a very slim target audience: developers who are not familiar with gradle are not familiar with android development have some exposure to Java (enough to create a class) have done mobile development (Windows Phone/iOS) are interested…

Dealing with a "protocol violation" on WP 8.1

In my last post, I discussed how Windows Phone and Store apps will refuse to parse HTTP responses (namely headers) that do not strictly follow RFC2616. After a few weeks of waiting for Mashape to fix their responses, I thought…

WP8 Debugging for Fun and ... Profit?

Since I lost several hours on this today, I thought I'd quickly share my experience. There were very few results for the inital terms I searched for so perhaps this may help someone in the future. Laziness I've been working…

Uhm...WoWwwww

I've been having a lot of fun playing Hearthstone recently; what's kind of interesting with the new Battle.Net app launcher is looking at your purchase history with Blizzard. Somehow, between 2005-2007 (I blame Timm) and 2010 (I blame Brad,…

Developers + Canadian non-profits = success

or How to help out a Canadian non-profit on a shoestring budget. I've been trying to share my progress with helping out the Orléans Festival over the last few months, all the time saying to myself – I should really write…

Why Canada needs more developers ... who care

There has been a lot of talk in the last year or so about North America needing more developers. Regardless of whether or not that's true (it's not), I honestly believe that we need more developers who care about their…