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Arika O

Front-end developer by day, front-end developer by night. My dog is my biggest supporter.

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Getting Started with Netlify Functions β€” Part 1: Zero-config setup and writing our first functions

When is the next part of the article coming out :D? Or is it ...

How can I hide API keys when using GitHub Pages?

Thank you for your reply, GitHub Actions sounds like the easi...

How can I hide API keys when using GitHub Pages?

Thank you for the advice, just got a Netlify account a few da...

How can I hide API keys when using GitHub Pages?

We have a few answers we can can consider, I hope they will e...

How can I hide API keys when using GitHub Pages?

Thank you, GitHub Actions seem to be the way to go for now.

How can I hide API keys when using GitHub Pages?

Thank you for your reply. I will have a look at Vercel. I cho...

How can I hide API keys when using GitHub Pages?

Thank you, I will check it out. I read something about GhitHu...

Are you still working from home? If yes, in which city?

I'm glad to hear. It has always been a dream of mine to somed...

Are you still working from home? If yes, in which city?

Wow, that's great. I hear from a lot of people that things ar...

Are you still working from home? If yes, in which city?

I figured. I'm asking because I know in general there must be...

Are you still working from home? If yes, in which city?

Greetings back :D!

Are you still working from home? If yes, in which city?

Thank you, you made me Google something today :D (Γ…land Islan...

Are you still working from home? If yes, in which city?

We also got standing desks just a little while back but I did...

Are you still working from home? If yes, in which city?

Yes, let's hope things will get better. How do you like Canad...

Are you still working from home? If yes, in which city?

Same here. I really hated the commute but the laughs I had wi...

Are you still working from home? If yes, in which city?

Oh, so you're one of the people who got hired just before/ du...

Are you still working from home? If yes, in which city?

Same here, in Germany. And this was before the number of case...

Are you still working from home? If yes, in which city?

You got the job after the pandemic started?

Are you still working from home? If yes, in which city?

Working from home has its perks but I also definitely miss th...

Are you still working from home? If yes, in which city?

How is that working out? Is your team smaller and all working...

Are you still working from home? If yes, in which city?

I heard about the one day per week arrangement from more than...

Are you still working from home? If yes, in which city?

Are you working in a big team?

Are you still working from home? If yes, in which city?

We went into home office just a few months after starting wor...

Are you still working from home? If yes, in which city?

Hi Shadow, nice to meet you πŸ‘‹!

How to use Object.freeze() in Javascript

Thank you for sharing.

How to use Object.freeze() in Javascript

How so?

How to create a new Django project: step by step guide

Welcome, thx for the feedback.

5 tools no developer needs

I laughed way too much at this. Do you even write code if you...

How to create a new Django project: step by step guide

You are welcome, I hope it helped :)!

How to create a new Django project: step by step guide

Sure, we can do things multiple ways. If you're concerned wit...

How to create a new Django project: step by step guide

You're welcome, hope it helped!

Unpacking Python lists vs. destructuring Javascript arrays

You're welcome πŸ™Œ

Unpacking Python lists vs. destructuring Javascript arrays

Thank you for mentioning.

βš›οΈ πŸš€ React Component Patterns

Thank you for the article, very detailed.

joining the DEV team :)

Welcome!

Accessibility for the web - introduction to ARIA

Totally agree. I think I had this conversation on the last ar...

What E-mail client do you use?

Outlook and Gmail. Although I am looking for a client which o...

How to Stand Out With Your GitHub Profile

Nice article. I've been postponing creating a README for so l...

Build a Complete Responsive Website Using HTML and CSS | Frontend Mentor

Ah, the good old HMTL/ CSS. Nice explanation.

Accessibility for the web - introduction to ARIA

Are you referring to the rule of ARIA usages which says we sh...

Accessibility for the web - introduction to ARIA

I used ARIA instead of WAI-ARIA just because the name is shor...

Accessibility for the web - why we should use semantic HTML

I understand your point of view. HTML5 is not that new tho' a...

Illustrated JS: JavaScript asynchronous behaviour

Great article, love the illustrations. Keep them coming :).

Every programming tutorial for beginners

Yes, apparently there's an obsession with to-do lists and cou...

Every programming tutorial for beginners

You blink once and poooof, 60 new lines or code appear from n...

Let's Talk About REGEX !!

Interesting article. Going back to my notes or google about i...

Every programming tutorial for beginners

I thought about but I'm not sure videos are my thing. But may...

Every programming tutorial for beginners

Oh, yesss, the "voila" thing :)).

Every programming tutorial for beginners

Haha, I can't even read that. Unfortunately, I didn't catch t...

Every programming tutorial for beginners

Yes, yes. "This is not a CSS tutorial so just copy this in yo...

Every programming tutorial for beginners

"bmbms bsm, ssmstm snsmy drddsbam" LOL! Let's not forget abou...

Every programming tutorial for beginners

"We'll make you job ready."

How do you protect your privacy online?

Oh, noice :D. I didn't know about it, thank you for sharing!

How do you protect your privacy online?

Thank you for sharing. What's you recommendation for a good n...

How do you protect your privacy online?

I am actually using for a while, so I'm glad to hear. Thank y...

How to convert objects into arrays in Javascript

Hope it helped :).

How to convert objects into arrays in Javascript

Funny, just yesterday I flattened an array using reduce() and...

Do the SOLID principles apply to Functional Programming?

Nice article, I was actually discussing this with some of my ...

What is your work environment (Office, remote, or hybrid)?

I work from home almost 100% of the time (going into the offi...

How do you get over bad days?

Thank you for sharing. I absolutely agree that we don't have ...

How do you get over bad days?

Thank you for sharing. The tech (programming) community is in...

How do you get over bad days?

Thank you for sharing. Being able to recognize when to walk a...

How do you get over bad days?

Thank you for sharing, I like you approach when it comes to t...

How do you get over bad days?

So putting a bold line between home and work is important. I ...

How do you get over bad days?

Thank you for sharing, sounds like very good advice. Still ne...

How do you get over bad days?

when I have a bad day I know that something good is waiting f...

How do you get over bad days?

Sounds like a good plan to me. Do you still have energy to do...

How do you get over bad days?

Thx for sharing. I think you're right, experience doesn't mea...

How do you get over bad days?

I like 3-6 a lot and I must admit, I have been doing that som...

How do you get over bad days?

Thank you for your input, @Reaper. I see this advice to be gi...

How do you get over bad days?

I actually like your advice, especially the one related to te...

How do you get over bad days?

Do you work from home? I actually agree, this helps a lot and...

How do you get over bad days?

One thing I noticed, paradoxically, is that I start to be unh...

How do you get over bad days?

@ben Yes, I guess it makes sense for the bad days to be long...

[Edited] What's the minimum a full stack dev should know?

Yes, Ruby is not very used in Europe so I can't say anything ...

[Edited] What's the minimum a full stack dev should know?

Great points, I am actually writing a series of articles rela...

[Edited] What's the minimum a full stack dev should know?

Thank you for sharing. I'm missing a few points on the list b...

[Edited] What's the minimum a full stack dev should know?

Thank you for sharing and for mentioning the title change (I ...

[Edited] What's the minimum a full stack dev should know?

True that (this is what happens when you try to post being su...

Accessibility for the web - standards to follow

Thank you, will fix it :).

Want to help cover #news on DEV?

I'm considering it, just thinking if it's feasible with a ful...

Want to help cover #news on DEV?

How often would the mods need to write news?

Accessibility for the web - what is it and why do we need it

Thank you for sharing.

Accessibility for the web - what is it and why do we need it

Thank you!

Illustrations for Websites

Wow, so cool ❀️

Name an essential front end learning resource

Hehe, I learned most of my JS from Maximilian. Great teacher....

Name an essential front end learning resource

Couldn't agree more. Even on intermediate level, I feel the t...

Name an essential front end learning resource

Yes, i's one of my favorite resources also. Spares you a lot ...

Name an essential front end learning resource

Oh, I love Web Skills. I had a look around, is it all free? T...

Name an essential front end learning resource

Thank you for sharing, will definitely try it out.

Name an essential front end learning resource

Did w3schools become better? I remember they had a lot of mis...

Name an essential front end learning resource

I did learn a lot with them, great resource.

Name an essential front end learning resource

Flexbox follows the same life cycle like array methods. Googl...

Name an essential front end learning resource

Thank you for sharing, I didn't know about jskatas.

Name an essential front end learning resource

One of my favorites :).

What's you favorite online code editor?

🀣 Got. It.

Daily Developer Jokes - Saturday, Jun 27, 2020

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Daily Developer Jokes - Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020

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What Web browser do you use?

Chrome and lately using Brave more and more.

Just started learning Vue - any advice?

I didn't know Max has a course on Vue. What do you think abou...

React - how to render adjacent JSX elements

Hope it helped :).

React - how to render adjacent JSX elements

If you will ever want to learn TS, I would advise you to lear...

React - how to render adjacent JSX elements

That's actually Typescript code. For some reason, the online ...

React - how to render adjacent JSX elements

Actually you do, I totally forgot about that. This is the rea...

Just started learning Vue - any advice?

I had to learn React with Typescript (at the same time) and I...

Just started learning Vue - any advice?

Thank you for the recommendation. I guess it's a good time to...

Just started learning Vue - any advice?

I will keep that in mind if I make it that far :). Thank you ...

Just started learning Vue - any advice?

Thank you for the input.

Just started learning Vue - any advice?

I'm coming from a React background but people keep saying tha...

Just started learning Vue - any advice?

Even the instructor can't stop making comparisons between the...

Just started learning Vue - any advice?

I am using Typescript at work (in conjunction with React) so ...

Just started learning Vue - any advice?

Thank you so much for the resources. Templates, scripts and s...

Just started learning Vue - any advice?

To be honest, I am learning it for myself (at work we use Rea...

Just started learning Vue - any advice?

Thank you for the resources. I started an online tutorial but...

What's you favorite online code editor?

I got a few recommendations for Stackblitz, must check it out...

What's you favorite online code editor?

Seems like a good reasoning. Thx for sharing.

What's you favorite online code editor?

I don't know about it, to be honest, but I suppose every code...

What's you favorite online code editor?

Thank you for sharing :).

What's you favorite online code editor?

No worries. VS Code is my favorite code editor up until now. ...

What's you favorite online code editor?

My OCD loves this game :D.

What's you favorite online code editor?

Not fair. Why doesn't the gave save the level you died on :D?

What's you favorite online code editor?

Never heard of it, thx for sharing :).

What's you favorite online code editor?

Ah, ok, it was a misunderstanding :). I was asking about onli...

What's you favorite online code editor?

Good old Jsbin. I used it a lot while learning how to code an...

What's you favorite online code editor?

Awww, thx for reminding me of Glitch. I used it quite a lot a...

What's you favorite online code editor?

VS Code has an online version? Had no idea.

What's you favorite online code editor?

Wish I knew about it 4 years ago, when trying to learn Python...

What's you favorite online code editor?

Haha, I had no idea either :). But I kind of stopped using Co...

What's you favorite online code editor?

I didn't really use jsfiddle in the last year (or maybe even ...

What's you favorite online code editor?

How so :)?

Workspace Wednesday: Show off your computer and desk setups!

Thank you :).

Show off your pet(s) :-)

<3 <3 <3

Show off your pet(s) :-)

They're very cute, thank you for sharing. What's their names?...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Awww, so cute. I don't know anything about hamsters, can you ...

Workspace Wednesday: Show off your computer and desk setups!

Nice keyboards, where did you get them from?

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Cutie pie. What breed is she (she looks like a Dachshund but ...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

I had the same problem this morning. You need to upload the i...

CSS Linear Gradients

Yup, saw it in the feed :D. Thx!

What advice would you give to junior developers?

Thank you for sharing, I will definitely check it out. I agre...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Awwww, such a soft look. Boy or girl (what's the name)?

Workspace Wednesday: Show off your computer and desk setups!

I write code like a psychopath: on a laptop, with no extra mo...

6 HTML Bad Coding Habits

I think what he meant is that we shouldn't use h tags for thi...

CSS Linear Gradients

Nice. I didn't use gradients in a long time but I remember th...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Vega sounds like a smart young lady, forts are awesome :-). T...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

I'm sorry to hear about him going over the rainbow. He is ver...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Awww, so cute, Bodie looks like a softie. Is he a Golden Retr...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

She looks like a lion, very cute. What breed is this?

Show off your pet(s) :-)

I see a doggo, I press the like button :). She is uber-cute, ...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Funny, they sleep like dogs (or maybe I know too little about...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Wow, 4 dogs? Can't decide which one is cutter :-). Must have ...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Haha, cats that behave like dogs are the best :).

Show off your pet(s) :-)

She's a sweetheart. The way she sleeps with her toy is adorab...

Explain what a programmer does. Wrong answers only

A programmer is the person who gets called every time a route...

Explain what a programmer does. Wrong answers only

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Show off your pet(s) :-)

Tres is killing me with the puppy look. How old is she? Sora ...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

She looks like a fast dog, for some reason haha. Weren't Germ...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Girl, boy? I love curled dogs :-).

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Goes without saying that he(?) is a sweetheart. Nice necklace...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Awwww, come onnnnnnn, she's got the puppy look (I'm a sucker ...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Awwww, such a cute duo. Did Twinkie just join you?

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Some photos of a very, very cute cat never killed anyone :D. ...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

I know how this dog debugging looks like. Pepe does the same...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

My brother had one when we were kids and he was waaay too pla...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

They all look very chill :).

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Is she even a cat if she doesn't disturb you from working :))?

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Oooooomg, she/ he is so cute! What's the name of this breed? ...

Creating a Fake 3D Effect in CSS Using a Single Div

Very nice, thank you!

Show off your pet(s) :-)

A collection of very, very cute animal-friends :).

Show off your pet(s) :-)

I'm so sorry to hear that πŸ˜”. They looked very cute together (...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

My grandma used to have these red chickens, loads of them (mi...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Uiiiiii πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–, the first photo gives a better image of how she ...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

My Pepe is too, although he has longer legs than usual :)). H...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Hehe, nice. We have the same word in my mother tongue :). She...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

What's her name? She is very cute.

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Thank you :-).

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Are ZoΓ« and Layla sisters too?

Show off your pet(s) :-)

So cuteee, is he a Florida White?

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Awww, this is interesting. What's their story and do they hav...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

We can't see Pepa right now :).

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Could you show us a photo of her/ him :)?

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Oh, yes. My dog does the same, most of the time he has some u...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Mr. Ed Ed is a cutie pie.

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Haha, their looks are pretty telling. Is the left one still a...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Exactly. If it wasn't for my dog's need for attention I would...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Yes. it's fixed. They're all very cute, I hope you and Luna ...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Yes, for now no photo is showing.

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Awww, I was wondering when someone who has something else tha...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Why not both πŸ˜‹?

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Always up for cuddles, eh :)?

Show off your pet(s) :-)

They're super cute 😊. What color is the forth? By the way, I ...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

You have a cat and a dog? Wow. Do they get along well?

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Awwwww, she is so cute. And those "sweets" look amazing. Is s...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Thank you 😊!

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Omg, the look on the face of the white one :)).

Show off your pet(s) :-)

Oh, I remember the photo/ joke with Ruby on Rails from Twitte...

Show off your pet(s) :-)

His name is Pepe :).

How to use the nullish coalescing operator (??) in Javascript

Exactly. Only if what's on the left side is 'null or undefine...

How to use the nullish coalescing operator (??) in Javascript

Thank you for the remark, I will edit in a bit. To be honest,...

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

It's great you can organize your time in such a manner that y...

How to use the nullish coalescing operator (??) in Javascript

Yes, it has a lot of nice additions.

How to use the nullish coalescing operator (??) in Javascript

Which numbers?

Now, I am a tag moderator at DEV πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

Congrats!

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

It shows :).

Hello dev.to

Hello and welcome.

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

Smartphone, nice :D. Your photos are very nice, especially th...

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

That's nice. Maybe you could cultivate some vegetables:). I u...

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

Wow, Norway is so beautiful. Oslo too (I always wanted to vis...

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

That's how side business starts: first giving, whatever you e...

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

Nice. Do you have more of these photos? And do you make them ...

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

Get outta' here, that's so cool. I love home made bread. Funn...

What's your ideal job / who is your ideal employer?

If I were to chose from the list you provided, I would say: ...

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

School books are important too.

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

Haha, can someone read too much?

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

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What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

Awwwww, he is such a cutie, thx for sharing. I'm not sure I k...

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

Thx for sharing, good luck with reaching the 21 km milestone ...

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

6 times a week? Wow! When do you have the time?

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

Hm, that's interesting, having learning new languages as a ho...

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

Can we count these as hobbies? If so, I'm a huge fan, especia...

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

Poor time management is something I also "suffer" from (there...

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

Do you have land or you grow them in pots?

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

I think any hobby is as good as any as long as it takes you a...

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

Thx for the tip. If I'll ever move into a bigger apartment I ...

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

No, why :))?

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

Maybe I should create a post where people can show off their ...

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

You haven't met my dog :D.

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

Didn't even know they existed until today. Impressive if you ...

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

Physical activity, nice. I think it's very important since we...

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

Nice. I lacked the patience to train my dog and now it's too ...

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

What are thooooose? I can barely keep my balance on a once pi...

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

Love woodwork, although I never did anything fancy myself. Ar...

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

It's nice that you have time to do all these things :).

What's you favorite hobby outside programming?

You mean there are too many things you would like to do and y...

What do you listen to when writing code?

πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ where do you live, do you have dogs outside?

How to use the ?. operator in Javascript

Hope it helped :).

How to use the ?. operator in Javascript

To be honest, it seemed familiar to me too but now I realize ...

How to use the ?. operator in Javascript

Thx :)!

What do you listen to when writing code?

Maybe create a post exactly for this - finding people to work...

What do you listen to when writing code?

No, not at the moment. I lack free time for some reason. You?

What is your background if not computer science?

I really like the advice you give. Do you find is something t...

What is your background if not computer science?

"Accessibility and simplicity". Both overlooked so many time,...

What is your background if not computer science?

That's interesting, to say the least :). You've been doing it...

What do you listen to when writing code?

Thx for sharing!

What do you listen to when writing code?

Thank you for sharing, I will definitely check the ones with ...

What do you listen to when writing code?

Da, sunt din Romania ;). Tu?

What do you listen to when writing code?

Thank you for sharing :).

What do you listen to when writing code?

I also avoid anything with lyrics, they too distracting. Thx ...

What do you listen to when writing code?

Thx for sharing :).

What do you listen to when writing code?

Carla's Dreams and The Motans are pretty famous in my home co...

What do you listen to when writing code?

Thank you for sharing!

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