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Devin W. Leaman

I'm just some guy who likes making and fixing things that usually involve a keyboard and/or a mouse.

Education

Bachelor's of Science - Information Technology Programming

Work

NOC Engineer at J. B. Hunt

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What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?

A previous employer didn't properly encrypt user passwords ...

Top 10 Developer Tools You Didn't Know You Needed

GitKraken has GitKraken Glo which functions really similar ...

How To Uniquify Your PowerShell Console

Whoa.. Can you provide the code to make posh look like that...

Changelog: Collapse Comments (via the `details` HTML tag)

I agree. It seems really out of place on mobile, or at leas...

Accessibility first: radio buttons

I absolutely love these Accessibility First articles, thank...

Portfolio Advice Thread

First off, thank you for taking the time to go over my site...

Unavoidable Notification

Yeah, I'm still experiencing it. I'll go ahead and file an...

Unavoidable Notification

Hey @ben , sorry to tag you like this but I'm curious what ...

Portfolio Advice Thread

I'd love some input on mine! My site is available here: al...

Unavoidable Notification

No worries, things happen. That said, I visited that URL a...

What Are Your Favorite/Current Mouse and Keyboard Setups?

A lot of people have responded already but haven't seen it ...

Storing permissions ~ AoaH Nine

Hey Andrew, completely unrelated to your question but I jus...

If it's Saturday and you won't be coding again until Monday, how do you get your mind off your current work?

I'm not religious myself, but I'm certainly gonna try this....

On your markdown, hypertext, now!

Markdown does have support for tables though, no? markdown...

What's Up Doc?

Note to self, make sure to read the entire post before publ...

MySQL Editor in NodeJS ~ Part Five

Another great read, thanks for the article 😊 I've taken an...

Explain Postgresql Views Like I'm Five

If I'm not mistaken then, they sound like assigning a metho...

Do students get to work with existing codebases?

When I went to school for my degree a couple years ago, I c...

How do you do random?

I originally found it on the Hey, Scripting Guy! blog, but ...

Adventures of a Hobbyist ~ Part seven

Lookin' good so far! I can't wait to see where it goes from...

My VSCode Setup

There are a few extensions in here that I hadn't heard of b...

Better Code Than Never

I had never heard of The Firehose Project before, but it se...

What's with the πŸ¦„?

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news but so far you're the only...

What's with the πŸ¦„?

Ooo, now that would be really awesome. Maybe now that dev.to ...

What's with the πŸ¦„?

"That's why it's a mythical creature." Well that's a great wa...

My commit message workflow

A pet peeve is just something that someone finds extremely ...

Using Custom Types in JavaScript Docs

Would you happen to have an example of what you mean? Or so...

Using Custom Types in JavaScript Docs

This particular project is an extension but I'm also wantin...

Using Custom Types in JavaScript Docs

Do you have any recommendations to learn TypeScript? I ment...

Using Custom Types in JavaScript Docs

I've thought of using TypeScript for a while but am not too...

Adventures of a Hobbyist ~ Part Three

In my experience it's a million times easier to stand up a ...

Adventures of a Hobbyist ~ Part Three

Also, the beauty of the config.json is there's no more need...

Adventures of a Hobbyist ~ Part Three

Personally for configurations, I usually have a config.json...

Project Enmeti

OOOOO GOOD IDEA! The only difference would be the exclamati...

Project Enmeti

I did that for the longest time, the problem is when I reus...

Project Enmeti

I just realized I never actually got around to adding this ...

Why you should share on dev.to (or anywhere else) what you know or just learn.

I just recently dealt with this exact issue and ended up ta...

Do you use the Pomodoro Technique?

I've wanted to try this for some time but I find it difficu...

100 Days of Code Challenge

You can do it! Thankfully, the dev.to community is so encou...

How To Uniquify Your PowerShell Console

Huh, I've never heard of that before but I'm immediately in...

100 Days of Code Challenge

Thanks, Ricky! See you on the other side πŸ˜‰

Why do great developers love writing tests?

I've honestly never worked with either of those so I'm not ...

My #100daysOfCode Challenge

Whelp here goes! dev.to/hf-solutions/100-days-of-co...

Why do great developers love writing tests?

If you're working with Node.js, I use Jest in my tests and ...

My #100daysOfCode Challenge

Best of luck Ricky! And thank you for posting this. You're...

Adventures of a Hobbyist ~ Part One

No worries, I thoroughly enjoyed it. And I figured that w...

Adventures of a Hobbyist ~ Part One

Hey Andrew, great idea! I'll be following along to see the ...

Do gifs bother you when reading an article?

🀣 I never thought of it this way, but that's some good reas...

Solving the Fizz Buzz Problem in PowerShell

I'm a huge fan of Tom Scott, I've been watching his videos ...

Do gifs bother you when reading an article?

Jeeeeeez, the common average is 200KB/s? Holy shit. This r...

Do gifs bother you when reading an article?

There's gotta be an extension or something that can handle ...

Do gifs bother you when reading an article?

I'm sure there's an extension out there for Chrome that wou...

Do gifs bother you when reading an article?

I tend to forget that some people do write for themselves. ...

Do gifs bother you when reading an article?

I honestly forget about slow-internet areas and this issue....

Do gifs bother you when reading an article?

Oooohhh boy... Old school emotes lol. Those were the days. ...

Do gifs bother you when reading an article?

This outlines my feelings to the nose. Thanks for reassurin...

Do gifs bother you when reading an article?

They're wonderful for conveying emotion when text won't suf...

Do gifs bother you when reading an article?

That can be handy, I guess I feel a a still image would be ...

My Visual Studio Code Setup

I just stumbled upon this project earlier today and it seem...

How To Uniquify Your PowerShell Console

No problem! Happy to help 😊

Who's looking for open source contributors? (June 25 edition)

I'm honestly not too sure how fleshed out the SoundCloud AP...

Nevertheless, katy lavallee Coded

As a guy who said this in school, I'm cringing thinking abo...

What good habits are you trying to adopt?

Hahaha, that's the biggest issue with locking yourself out....

Who's looking for open source contributors? (June 25 edition)

I haven't dug into the code for your repo at all yet, but w...

What good habits are you trying to adopt?

I was in the exact same boat when I graduated. I personally...

What good habits are you trying to adopt?

I did this when I worked for a tech company in the bay area...

What good habits are you trying to adopt?

What I tend to do in this case is lock down my devices when...

What good habits are you trying to adopt?

If you'd like someone who speaks English as their native to...

What good habits are you trying to adopt?

Maintaining a decent (read: healthy) sleep schedule instead...

Who's looking for open source contributors? (June 25 edition)

I've been looking for some stuff that's focused on Digital ...

Who's looking for open source contributors? (June 18 edition)

Since I found out this repository was looking for contribut...

What's your favorite editor/terminal color scheme?

I use Visual Studio Code and I'm a huge fan of the Panda th...

What's your favorite editor/terminal color scheme?

First off, props for being a villain and proud. We need mor...

What is your website?

That is a true piece of art... Especially the Chat Now vide...

Who's looking for open source contributors? (May 21 edition)

I'm a PowerShell dev so I'll go ahead and submit a PR for a...

How Did You Start Coding?

My first time programming was actually as part of a GIS cla...

How do I Include Click Event in Powershell Notification?

This mostly comes down to how you're executing the PowerShe...

New Node Modules w/ PowerShell

No problem! I intend to update it if I have any other ideas...

Write a simple but impactful script

Here's my Javascript solution for the basic challenge: gist...

Creating A Real-World CLI App With Node

Such an easy read and simple enough to follow along, even o...

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