Hi, I’m Philippe, but I prefer to go by Phil.
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You can find me usually under the usernames philippeloctaux or x4m3.
I got into tech by learning system administration and setting up servers.
Then got interest into programming by tinkering my linux machine and learning about the kernel and low-level programming.
I started the Epitech computer science school and learned how to solve solutions quickly by working on small projects, each tackling a technical concept.
My goal is to use my knowledge and experience to make software helping its users accomplish their needs.
When I feel like it, I write on my blog and upload videos.
Almost always working while listening to music or podcasts.
I speak English, French 🇫🇷 and Russian 🇷🇺.
Most of what I do is not listed here, usually I hack in something quickly or learn for personal research.
Library to replace tokens in Epitech school. (June - August 2020)
A viewer of the Epitech intranet calendar. Aims to be a simpler and cleaner intranet. (December 2019)
I created and maintained a timelapse of a virtual canvas where people place colored pixels to make art. (April 2017 - January 2020)
I use vim as my text editor of choice, so I learned Vimscript and wrote plugins to make my life easier.
Giving small talks helps me reduce my fear of public speaking, and I get to share what I know.
Teaching assistant in Epitech school.
My role is to help first year students when they hit technical problems in their projects, and I grade their work.
Since February 2020
Second year school internship in french startup Ubiscale.
I coded a wireless gateway on a ESP8266 chipset in C.
August - December 2019
Interested in working with me? Get in touch!
I am also looking for an internship starting in April 2021 during 4-6 months.
If you happen to know someone who is looking for an intern, feel free to link them this website!
I can work comfortably on UNIX-based and Windows systems.
IDE of choice: vim or a Jetbrains tools
This does not mean I’ve never worked with the items below, I would like to avoid these because I had bad experience with them.
Projects that I think are cool and worth checking out.
Folks I worked with, or I like what they do.