Gavin Flood

Ramblings of an Irish software developer


Resolving Git Issues With Git

I've screwed myself into a corner quite a lot with Git, and yet I still love using it. Here's how I resolved some of those sticky situations.

Choosing a Stack

Getting caught up in the latest fad - be it a front-end framework, a new programming language, or something else entirely - is a real struggle that prevents real work from being done.

Do The Job You Love

I almost left my job recently. What follows is the inside scoop from the different interviews, the interesting offers and the final decision.


GitHub has been going through a period of rapid and substantial change recently. This change is likely to disgruntle a large amount of their workforce, while possibly attracting a different type of developer to the company.


Tongue-in-cheek piece about some of the more memorable (for the wrong reasons) recruiters you may meet throughout your development career.