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Carlos Roso

Software Engineer. Former digital nomad at Toptal. Open sorcerer. Thoughts on career growth, remote work, and web dev.

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10 Cool React Tips

Great post! I love there's Hope with the context API. Redux c...

Embracing digital minimalism by doing a digital declutter

Huh, someone's having a great time reading Newport too! Thank...

No, I don't want to become an Angular GDE

"I don't care for your pseudo analysis". I also find him to b...

No, I don't want to become an Angular GDE

You're just being loud, Lars. Your posts are inflammatory ran...

No, I don't want to become an Angular GDE

Remember that we humans prefer conflict over anything else. A...

No, I don't want to become an Angular GDE

We need a post like this for every single organization on ear...

Lessons learned doing open source

This, so much. OSS is about consistency and long term. Viral ...

Lessons learned doing open source

Right, that's been a great lesson from my journey.

Lessons learned doing open source

Loving didi, great work man!

Lessons learned doing open source

Thank you! Let me know if you face any problems

Lessons learned doing open source

Amazing work. I love FP. Does it support TypeScript?

Lessons learned doing open source

Nice! What's the project? Share it here!

Lessons learned doing open source

Goodwork looks terrific, mate, great work! Can you share with...

Lessons learned doing open source

Thanks mate! I'm glad I'm being helpful in some way :D

How Does Svelte Actually Work? part 1

Pure gold here. Thanks for the breakdown! I also found it int...

Best sites to land top remote jobs [+$100K/year]

Glad you liked it! What was the problem signing up? Try signi...

How do you stay up-to-date as a software developer who is slow in learning?

Embrace the plateau. It's where knowledge becomes habit, wher...

How I got into the most exclusive remote working platforms

Nope. The examples are written on Java but the real value is ...

What was your win this week?

Good work! I got some more levels in the making, will release...

Are these lists equal?

Good catch! I'll edit, thanks!

What was your win this week?

Thanks mate!

What was your win this week?

Thank you! Glad you enjoyed it :D

Are these lists equal?

Fair enough. Both approaches are valid depending on the persp...

Are these lists equal?

Yeah, a set would work perfectly well. That's the kind of rea...

What was your win this week?

Published updates to my game logoquiz.dev/. Check it out if y...

How are you dealing with quarantine?

It's been a blast for me personally. I figured covid is somet...

Are these lists equal?

Thanks! Glad you found it useful!

Are these lists equal?

That's right. That's the kind of response I was expecting fro...

Are these lists equal?

Good point. There's no absolute answer to this question. This...

Are these lists equal?

Yep. It's a win-win. Traffic for DEV. Value for readers. Traf...

Are these lists equal?

Thanks mate! Your support is always much appreciated 🙏🏼 You ...

Are these lists equal?

Thanks Anik! I'm glad it was useful to you :D

My last day at a corporate job in Dec 2019...

Very brave, good look Bartosz!

TOP Motivation killers to avoid 💀

Thanks for the support mate! :D

TOP Motivation killers to avoid 💀

Twitter. That site drains so much out of me. I get distract...

How I went from Frontend Dev to Machine Learning Engineer

Thanks mate! :D

Resume Pro Tip: The absolute best way to show your work experience

The problem is not all resumes looking the same. I'd recommen...

Why is artificial intelligence driven by Python and not C++?

Great analysis. I think Python has also helped Machine Learni...

How I went from Frontend Dev to Machine Learning Engineer

I'm glad you found it! :D

How I went from Frontend Dev to Machine Learning Engineer

That's right. That title is deceiving, my bad. I try my best ...

What was your win this week?

I finally released this minigame: logoquiz.dev/. Started as a...

How I went from Frontend Dev to Machine Learning Engineer

Yeah, I explain it in the full post on my site. TL;DR: I got ...

Hashmaps like you've never seen them

Good catch. I'll edit right away. Thank you Marcelo!

4 tricks to boost up your algorithms game

🙏

Angular vs Vue vs React: choosing the best framework in 2020

Great write up! IMO, at the end of the day, they all serve t...

Hashmaps like you've never seen them

Thanks Antonio! I used Sketch, built them from scratch.

100 Articles 🥳

Congrats on the consistency, keep it up!

Best sites to land top remote jobs [+$100K/year]

Yeah! that was my motivation to write it. Glad you found it h...

Hashmaps like you've never seen them

Thanks for the kind words mate! I made the illustrations myse...

Hashmaps like you've never seen them

Thanks Patrick! I do it to help and I'm glad you found it use...

How to deploy a nx workspace (angular + nestjs) easily with ZEIT Now?

Might be too late, but I found this comment in a GH thread th...

SpaceX and Javascript🚀

Oops you're going to hit a nerve in die-hard fundamentalists ...

SpaceX and Javascript🚀

Yet they managed to dock into the ISS successfully. Is that u...

Best sites to land top remote jobs [+$100K/year]

Hey! Yeah, there are a lot of hourly jobs in Toptal. I myself...

Demystifying React Hooks: useRef

Great illustrations and awesome explanation. Thanks, Keep it ...

How I got into the most exclusive remote working platforms

Hey! Yeah totally. I haven't accepted any offer from them bec...

Best sites to land top remote jobs [+$100K/year]

Anytime mate! 😬

Best sites to land top remote jobs [+$100K/year]

I'm glad you find them useful!

Best sites to land top remote jobs [+$100K/year]

No need to bid. You have your rate and you will be paid exact...

Please stop doing this in your resume

I'm glad you found it useful! 😬

4 tricks to boost up your algorithms game

Good insight, thanks! Yeah, a worst-case scenario for hashmap...

4 tricks to boost up your algorithms game

Nice, good luck with your interviews!

4 tricks to boost up your algorithms game

I'm always happy to share what I learn, glad you liked it!

4 tricks to boost up your algorithms game

Im glad you found it helpful!

Data Structures From Scratch: Array

Great post! Looking forward to reading the next one on hashma...

4 tricks to boost up your algorithms game

Appreciate it, I'm glad you liked it!

Resume Pro Tip: The absolute best way to show your work experience

Glad you liked them mate!

Code is Political

Phew. Are you really implying those who remain silent are rac...

Resume Pro Tip: The absolute best way to show your work experience

Yeah exactly! To be honest, it hit home to me when I first re...

Resume Pro Tip: The absolute best way to show your work experience

Exactly! Don't let the impostor syndrome make you think you d...

Code is Political

Which means?

Code is Political

Those who shout their opinion should get the same amount of r...

How to make an API call using Deno

Great post, succinct and straight to the point, thanks!

Where to go from here?

Oh man, that so expensive! I'd then recommend using something...

What was your win this week?

Congrats on your promotion! I didn't quite get much done thi...

Where to go from here?

You should definitely try a Bootcamp! I can't recommend a spe...

What do you look for in a PR review?

All in for ripping off one-liners here too!

How to easily Dockerize your NestJs App

Might be pretty useful for logo-quiz :D thanks for sharing, E...

#tbt give some love to your old projects

Made a TypeScript AST viewer a few years ago. Had a lot of fu...

Boolean type in Typescript - simple explanation

Good work! Pretty nice how you put all your learnings in this...

I Just Joined the DEV Team!

Welcome!

What do you look for in a PR review?

Great learnings from here. I like how you strive for codebase...

What do you look for in a PR review?

FP I think I'm biased but, after learning about functional pr...

How to create fancy revealing animations with these simple CSS tricks

I'm glad you learned something new!

How to create fancy revealing animations with these simple CSS tricks

Thanks mate!

How did you land your first job as a junior?

This is so inspiring, Anzelika! You're a great example of how...

How to create fancy revealing animations with these simple CSS tricks

Made my day. Glad you enjoyed it!

How to create fancy revealing animations with these simple CSS tricks

Thanks Ben!

How to create fancy revealing animations with these simple CSS tricks

HAHA WAIT FOR IT! :D

How did you land your first job as a junior?

Wise words, I'll pass on this advice, thanks Tomasz!

How did you land your first job as a junior?

This strikes a chord on me. Community is essential for surviv...

How did you land your first job as a junior?

Yeah definitely. What kind of portfolio do you recommend a ju...

How did you land your first job as a junior?

Awesome. Can you recall what you were asked in this interview...

How did you land your first job as a junior?

Wow you started doing open source at 13? what a beast! :D Thi...

How did you land your first job as a junior?

I love how you just plunged into the unknown and worked up to...

How did you land your first job as a junior?

Right, luck plays a big part. I think most of it is also resi...

How did you land your first job as a junior?

Inspiring. Freelancing has brought so many benefits for me as...

How did you land your first job as a junior?

This. Love it! Don't hold up to your questions, just spit the...

How did you land your first job as a junior?

Congrats mate! All the best for you in your first gig, you'll...

How did you land your first job as a junior?

Amazing how dads can be so helpful in one's career. Would be ...

How did you land your first job as a junior?

Awesome! you went the algorithms route which is a great one, ...

How did you land your first job as a junior?

Loving this story and how your wife was pivotal for your succ...

Deno is coming

It's great for software itself; it's moving the ecosystem for...

How did you land your first job as a junior?

I am too scared of them too! haha I should definitely put tha...

How did you land your first job as a junior?

Phew, Esraa, this is so inspiring, thanks for sharing! Big t...

How did you land your first job as a junior?

Nice story. PowerShell automation at its best, landing you jo...

How did you land your first job as a junior?

Loving how you self taught a tool that would allow you to tra...

How did you land your first job as a junior?

Great story, thanks for sharing. you definitely put in the sw...

How did you land your first job as a junior?

Thanks for sharing! This is enlightening. You grinded so hard...

How did you land your first job as a junior?

This is inspiring and very motivating for newcomers. Use soft...

How did you land your first job as a junior?

Haha I'm sure they looked at your Github and projects. Thanks...

The ultimate 8-bullet checklist to ace the Full Stack interview project

You'll get there some day mate, keep on grinding!

How did you land your first job as a junior?

Love it. Do you remember how did the message look like? Did y...

How did you land your first job as a junior?

Awesome insight, Michael! I'm inspired by this. So many oppo...

How did you land your first job as a junior?

I worked for free for like 6 months straight. I remember doi...

What are your most used aliases?

Sharing some of mine here: carlosroso.com/pimp-your-bash-prof...

This is how much you can really make in the top remote-working platforms (+100k USD)

Right, that sums up my experience so far, too.

What bothers you about a dev?

Aghh that sounds terrible! Yeah, lesson learned, gatekeeping ...

Honest advice to ace the hardest remote work interview (at Toptal)

It means you cleared the first step, you got it! Now you'll g...

What bothers you about a dev?

Absolutely! they say "the best docs are no docs", that code s...

How I got into the most exclusive remote working platforms

I'm glad you found it inspiring, keep it up mate!

What bothers you about a dev?

Right. There are no bad ideas, just alternative solutions. Bu...

What bothers you about a dev?

Great advice! Always document your stuff. It'll be beneficial...

What bothers you about a dev?

Yeah it's the worst feeling ever :(

What bothers you about a dev?

This! Number 1 rule of every productive team: they ask for h...

What bothers you about a dev?

The one thing that really puts me off is when my PR reviewer ...

Honest advice to ace the hardest remote work interview (at Toptal)

Thanks for the recommendation. I'll definitely start recommen...

Should devs code in their free time?

Hey Jordan. You're an example, how have you managed to do +34...

Should devs code in their free time?

Right. You just landed on a very important topic here: hiring...

Should devs code in their free time?

Your English is perfect :D If you're a privileged student wi...

Should devs code in their free time?

Or put as: prevent burnout by playing the game long term. I c...

Should devs code in their free time?

Right. Devs can be smart enough to build a strong portfolio w...

Should devs code in their free time?

I'm adding a new word to my vocab: cathartic :D Definitely. ...

Should devs code in their free time?

You're putting a great point on the table: accumulate valuabl...

Should devs code in their free time?

Definitely. They should also give economical support to atten...

Should devs code in their free time?

Phew man! that's some high-quality stuff right there. I just ...

Should devs code in their free time?

Coding and fun are synonyms! :D

Should devs code in their free time?

Definitely. Your 9-5 should be enough for an employer to judg...

How do you stay motivated?

"The secret to living is giving." Giving out, helping, inspi...

Should devs code in their free time?

Ha! spot on. You're touching on a lot of valid points here. ...

Should devs code in their free time?

Keep it up!

Should devs code in their free time?

I dig that. If you can't think of anything else than just cod...

Should devs code in their free time?

Right. Good point, companies will also benefit from employees...

Should devs code in their free time?

I like that one. So you're saying the act of doing something ...

Should devs code in their free time?

Good take on this one. I like your proposal to advocate for t...

Should devs code in their free time?

Right! I noticed the same, it's insane.

Should devs code in their free time?

Yeah, balance is king! It's good to have another kind of fun ...

Should devs code in their free time?

I'm taking that quote with me, love it.

Should devs code in their free time?

You're touching on a lot of great points here. Love it. Peo...

Should devs code in their free time?

My 2cs. Other professions don't have to show side-projects o...

Should devs code in their free time?

I like the idea of a company helping you grow and learn. That...

Should devs code in their free time?

Interesting opinion. I'm also into improving my craft, and th...

How to deploy your app on AWS with Docker

Good content, thanks for writing this. I just wonder, what's ...

How I got into the most exclusive remote working platforms

They get a good cut, yeah. But, in my experience, it's much m...

How I got into the most exclusive remote working platforms

Hey! I just took a look at it. That one looks pretty good, I'...

Honest advice to ace the hardest remote work interview (at Toptal)

Absolutely! Good luck :D

How to create a Slack robot in 3 easy steps

Very easy to follow, thanks for putting this up!

Honest advice to ace the hardest remote work interview (at Toptal)

I'd summarize them as: Pre-vetted clients. You get to work ...

Honest advice to ace the hardest remote work interview (at Toptal)

Glad you found it helpful!

Honest advice to ace the hardest remote work interview (at Toptal)

Yeah, right. It all depends on the type of contract you want....

This is how much you can really make in the top remote-working platforms (+100k USD)

The secret to living is giving!

This is how much you can really make in the top remote-working platforms (+100k USD)

I'd recommend you to prepare in algorithms, do some side proj...

This is how much you can really make in the top remote-working platforms (+100k USD)

Right. It's fine to disagree with that method of recruiting. ...

This is how much you can really make in the top remote-working platforms (+100k USD)

Hey, thanks! Well, they are normally strict with those langua...

This is how much you can really make in the top remote-working platforms (+100k USD)

Let me know how it goes. I'm always happy to help!

This is how much you can really make in the top remote-working platforms (+100k USD)

Juniors have a lot of chances too. I applied to Crossover wit...

This is how much you can really make in the top remote-working platforms (+100k USD)

Hey! Hmm I need to check out how it's working on Firefox. Tha...

This is how much you can really make in the top remote-working platforms (+100k USD)

Yeah for sure!

Please stop doing this in your resume

You got it!

Please stop doing this in your resume

You got it! Yeah, I can't stress enough on that. Tease them...

Please stop doing this in your resume

I'm glad you found it helpful!

Please stop doing this in your resume

Oh send it over, please! I don't know him. You can put the ...

Please stop doing this in your resume

You're the best, thanks for pointing it out. I just fixed i...

Please stop doing this in your resume

Good point, definitely. I'll work on that and make sure we ...

Please stop doing this in your resume

Thanks for the heads up! I totally missed it. Fixed it alre...

Please stop doing this in your resume

Glad you liked it!

Please stop doing this in your resume

I'm always happy to help!

Please stop doing this in your resume

Thanks, I'm glad you enjoyed it!

How I got into the most exclusive remote working platforms

Thank you Emma! Yeah, I still don't think I'm 1%, just thin...

How I got into the most exclusive remote working platforms

Glad you found it helpful!

How I got into the most exclusive remote working platforms

Hey! It's always hard but never too late. If you still love...

Cleaning up your GitHub profile

Good work!

Tell us what your top unpopular tech opinion is 😈

Don't DRY

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