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Carolyn Stransky

Software developer and sometimes still a journalist (she/her)

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Can I make more PRs for hacktoberfest after making 4 PRs?

Yes sounds like it! Even if they don’t get merged, they still...

Can I make more PRs for hacktoberfest after making 4 PRs?

Not childish at all, don’t worry! Spam are ones that the main...

Can I make more PRs for hacktoberfest after making 4 PRs?

As long as they aren’t spam, then they should count! AFAIK be...

What was your win this week?

After talking about it for months, I finally wrote a guide fo...

Do you ever go back and clean up your Github repos?

Do you regularly review and purge your inactive repos? Ye...

A Comparison Of The Top 3 Privacy-Focused Analytics Platforms

This post was suuuuuuper useful when I was deciding which tra...

Learn how to code for free in Berlin

Did you design the header image for this post? I love it 💖

April 29 — Daily CodeNewbie Check-in Thread

Trying to get through the Wes Bos CSS Grid course. Originally...

Final bootcamp project and doubts

This is sooooooooo cool 😍 Way cooler than anything in my coho...

Refactoring condescending language with alexjs

Yeah definitely have it configured a bit. So for my company's...

Why we need a network for Women in Tech

Yeeesssssss to all of this 🙌

Refactoring condescending language with alexjs

Also your terminal is really pretty ✨💜

Refactoring condescending language with alexjs

I looooooove alex.js so super happy to see you spreading the ...

Tell me about your first email address

pinkriotgrrl@hotmail.com 🤘💞 I had it from age 7 to likeee 16 ...

April 21 — Daily CodeNewbie Check-in Thread

I haven't read it myself, but I've heard good things about th...

What's the kindest thing someone's ever done for you during your career?

Maybe not the kindest thing, but something nice: When I was a...

April 21 — Daily CodeNewbie Check-in Thread

Ahhhhhhhhh glad this exists because it's reminding me that I ...

Fixing security vulnerabilities in npm dependencies in less than 3 mins

Forgot to mention this earlier, but I've used this post mul...

Gatsby - Add a Published Filter To Posts

Thank you so much for writing this! Just opened a PR to add...

Onboarding a junior developer to your team? Here's 12 tips.

Hi yes sorry for the delay, feel free to translate it 😊 Th...

Onboarding a junior developer to your team? Here's 12 tips.

Not everybody is fan of pair programming. Agreed, but I do...

Onboarding a junior developer to your team? Here's 12 tips.

Fair point! Refactoring helped me learn a lot, but definite...

Onboarding a junior developer to your team? Here's 12 tips.

make it clear to management, that this process is crucial ...

Onboarding a junior developer to your team? Here's 12 tips.

I do agree... except at the very beginning of the onboardin...

Onboarding a junior developer to your team? Here's 12 tips.

Hi Tatiana! I've received your message (and DM, and email)....

Onboarding a junior developer to your team? Here's 12 tips.

Curious, why would you hire a junior without an IT manager?

Onboarding a junior developer to your team? Here's 12 tips.

Oh that's a really good one! Knowing about the business domai...

Onboarding a junior developer to your team? Here's 12 tips.

Oh for sure, that place was horrrrrrible for many reasons. ...

Onboarding a junior developer to your team? Here's 12 tips.

Who hurt you?

Are newer developers pushed too exclusively towards web development?

I've also wondered about this! I went to a full-stack devel...

Attending remote conferences

I'll be attending the Women of React conference on April 25...

Humor: Share your favourite tech/dev joke/puns!

Shruti Kapoor's Twitter account is full of excellent (and hor...

What tools do you use to build your resume?

What I've been doing so far is using a README and a GitHub ...

From 1 to 10,000 test cases in under an hour: A beginner's guide to property-based testing

Yay 🎉 Curious, had you heard of property-based testing befo...

From 1 to 10,000 test cases in under an hour: A beginner's guide to property-based testing

Good catch! The outcome is the same because all the sort_th...

What was your win this week?

I published my first NPM package EVER this week 👩‍💻🚀🤙💃 It'...

Do you have the courage to share with us your first project

Discussions like this make me really wish I still had the M...

I'm 23 years old, is it too late to start learning programming?

I started learning at 23 too! I went to a coding bootcamp a...

Jan. 24, 2020: What did you learn this week?

I learned what an API gateway is after my boss did a demo u...

When did you consider yourself a developer?

Yes! Definitely paid - but I also worked as a technical wri...

What's the best documentation you have ever read?

Roughly related, but I recently asked folks on Twitter what...

When did you consider yourself a developer?

Same! Or when I got my first contract with "Developer" in t...

Resources for learning Python in 2020

Yeah I’m working through the Learn Python 3 course on Codec...

Resources for learning Python in 2020

Thanks for commenting ☺️ I would guess that it depends on y...

I am Tomasz Łakomy, Senior Frontend Engineer @ OLX Group, tech speaker, and egghead.io instructor, Ask Me Anything!

Do you have any weird pre-talk rituals? 👀

Will you write code after you retire? How will your relationship with our craft change?

Valid question! Writing articles is part of my current job,...

Will you write code after you retire? How will your relationship with our craft change?

Tbh I'm counting down the days until I'm financially stable...

Dec. 20, 2019: What did you learn this week?

Learned how to do a release on the open source product I'm ...

What's the thing you hate the most about being a programmer?

+1 to your answer about ignoring physical and mental health...

What was your win this week?

Does spending more time with family than coding count as a ...

What was your win this week?

Thank you! I definitely still prefer writing for that reaso...

What was your win this week?

I recently started making videos and I feel the same (look ...

"Intuitive" Tooling at React India

Jim Fisher is a genius! Thanks for the shout, I'm glad you ...

Introducing wtfuzz: A video series about testing and open learning

Ahhhh wait but then you have to upload a video file and I w...

Introducing wtfuzz: A video series about testing and open learning

You're so great Slava thank you 🙏

Introducing wtfuzz: A video series about testing and open learning

Eeeek thank you!! If you have any topics you want to see, l...

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