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Ben Butler

Full LAMP stack Developer for long enough to make me very old

Education

BS Computer Science, Missouri University of Science and Technology

Work

LAMP Developer

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What keyboard do you use?

This isn't a great photo, but I've stuck with the IBM Model ...

What was the thing that made you finally 'get' JavaScript?

If you are coming at this from a CSS/Design/Front-End point...

If your manager told you to spend the next two weeks working on any "fun and fulfilling" project at work, what would you do?

Document the codebase of our apps. Refactoring is a long-t...

What's your most re-watchable movie?

Heathers. At least once a month, more like once every two ...

Which types of loops are most popular in the programming languages you use?

PHP developer here, so of course foreach, which arguably is...

Learning from the Past: The Internet Guide to New Users #1

Jeez, next you're going to want me to start using memes.

What is an "old way" of doing things that it'd be surprising/interesting for beginners when it comes to software development?

This really is the first thing that came to mind for me, wi...

Welcome Thread - v34

Well, mainly we do one of two things now, that is CMS's (Wo...

Learning from the Past: The Internet Guide to New Users #1

I had a book about C++. It's the textbook I used when I le...

What are your favorite developer tools?

I've never used it for Java. They've just recently release...

What are your favorite developer tools?

It's certainly not lesser-known, but Visual Studio Code rea...

Tell me some useless (or useful) software trivia

Tesla (the band, a great band, BTW, still touring and still...

Tell me some useless (or useful) software trivia

Punch cards, the foundation of all computer programming, we...

Welcome Thread - v34

Hi dev community, I'm Ben and I've been (see how that works...

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