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Alan Solitar

I'm a remote software developer and remote work enthusiast.I run the blog https://remotedevdaily.com/ Follow me on twitter at @RemoteDevDaily.

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Get Faster - VSCode navigation without a mouse

Nice article -- this is also a good thing for people who have...

Setting up a dev environment for Vue with Parcel and Babel

Interesting article. I've never used parcel before. I've o...

Recommended Terminal for Windows?

wsl and power shell. Very interested in trying out the new...

Techpeople, do you ever take notes?

yep always. Despite having a decent memory, I always need ...

What Platform Do You Use For Blogging, and Why?

I Use Wordpress because of all the plugins.

Why are many developers here anti tutorial?

I wouldn't worry about it. If tutorials work better for yo...

Are comment sections useful/necessary for personal blogs?

For me it hasn't been worth it. Right now I use disqus and...

5 Best Free Note Taking Apps for Programmers

Boost note for sure!

This JavaScript feature FAILED miserably, and no one knows about it

Wow didn't know about using with in js. I love learning abo...

Join Some Tech Slacks

I feel like whenever I have joined slacks like this in the ...

What is key to a great home office setup?

Sit standing desks are awesome and I would never work again...

What’s the thing you hate the most in Python?

for example: in python there isn't really an elegant built...

Why Java is the best Programming language to Learn Coding for beginners?

If learning programming then I agree. If learning computer...

Why Java is the best Programming language to Learn Coding for beginners?

I think c/c++ is better for teaching underlying programming...

Complete this sentence: If I could add a new programming skill it would be...

If I could add a new programming skill it would be machine ...

What’s the thing you hate the most in Python?

The lack of a standard library deep getter function / optio...

Performance tips for VueJS applications

Lazy loading routes is helpful, assuming you are using webp...

What is your opinion of WSL

It works pretty well for me. I like it because it allowed ...

what are your thoughts on Microsoft going opensource?

It's great for the community and I am very happy that we ha...

Do you enjoy reading source code?

Yes, I really enjoy this. I love seeing how things work un...

What’s overrated?

pair programming

Should I share my current salary with recruiters?

You should absolutely not. It disadvantages you during the ...

Fantasy Football Team Names for Developers (and other geeks)

JSON Witten. :)

5 Reasons Why I Love Being a Remote Software Developer

Please share your remote experiences and feelings regarding...

5 Reasons Why I Love Being a Remote Software Developer

Thanks for the nice comment. Remote is awesome -- I hope y...

What is a good to-do list app for a group of students?

I second notion -- it's got a ton of customization, differe...

What would you do if you ruled the world?🧐

Make semi colons in javascript illegal. 😁

How to survive in a tech company if you're non tech savvy?

Ask questions -- don't feel embarrassed and ask away. All...

Who Else Does NOT Like Dark Mode?

I love dark themes. They're really important for accessibi...

What are the differences between production code and test code?

production code is is written to be robust(ideally, but not...

Explain Node.js like I'm five.

Good overview. I'll also just add a few interesting bits of ...

What was your win this week?

Discovered dev.to on twitter and started posting some of my...

Is JavaScript the most confusing programming language?

I think it's a whole lot simpler and more elegant with es6....

Favorite IDE for Python?

I love VS Code for it's extensibility and vast library of a...

How To Protect Your Eyes As a Software Developer

Hi everyone. If you have experience with managing your eye ...

How To Protect Your Eyes As a Software Developer

Thanks for sharing. Eye problems can be really troubling ...

What are your favorite Electron applications?

I really love the notes application Boostnote. I use it to k...

How To Protect Your Eyes As a Software Developer

Awesome tips. I also use a lot of eyedrops but I make sure...

How to change what shows up in feed?

oh i see. Hmm, then I am not sure. Perhaps you should follo...

How to change what shows up in feed?

Also, to adjust the tag weights you can go to: dev.to/dashbo...

How to change what shows up in feed?

Hey, all you need to do is unfollow the #webdev tag. Go to...

Dev tips to new developer

Learn by building stuff. Trial and error is the way to go....

7 Ways to Get the Most Out of Pair Programming

Do you not find pair programming mentally exhausting? Pro...

Is JavaScript a hard language to learn? (and other things)

I don't know it it's necessarily hard, but it is quite diff...

Being a good programmer vs. Having a good health

For people who live really sedentary lives, it's much harde...

Why is streaming while you're developing not so popular?

I just think that with programming there is too much downti...

What is a good team lead in your opinion?

Someone who can balance being in charge and taking ultimate...

What is the number one thing you look for in a new job?

It means that the company promotes an environment where peo...

What is the best free project management software?

I agree, Trello is easy to use and free. I work a lot of st...

What is the number one thing you look for in a new job?

I'm going to borrow from Omar Gaston Chalas' formatting sin...

How do *you* pronounce sudo?

It's dough that you sue :) sue dough

Which Python Version is Your Live Project Using?

Most of my projects I have running 3.6. I've tried migrati...

Welcome Thread - v37

Hey Chris, I've found remote work to work smoothly when yo...

Welcome Thread - v37

Hey Everyone, Nice to meet you all! I'm a remote software...

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