πŸ‘‹ Hi! I'm Maxime.

I'm a senior software developer at Shopify, where I work on storefront performance.

I'm also active on Twitter and GitHub.


Blog πŸ“
September 2020
Making server response times 4x faster than before.
August 2020
Debugging a weird Ruby string sorting issue with GDB.
What I learned during my initial exploration of iOS development.
July 2020
Welcoming newcomers with high-quality, high-context code comments.
June 2020
Writing forces the mind to organize itself.
May 2020
Carve out your own space where you'll seed, cross-pollinate, and grow ideas.

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Side projects πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’»
May 2020
A Jekyll template to start your own digital garden.
March 2020
Read-it-later service with a twist: saved content disappears after 7 days.

Notes πŸ“˜

I'm experimenting with maintaining a public graph of notes to foster an environment where thoughts collide, in a way that I can build upon the combination of ideas.

There are many ways to achieve something
We should not try to find the perfect solution: we’ll only find ourselves wasting our time.
The simplest solution is often the best one
This is also known as Occam’s razor.
Life is a giant playground
As we become adults and specialize in a given domain, we gain knowledge that inherently becomes tied to our egos since it’s a defining part of who we are.