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Chris Achard

I'm trying to teach everything I know at chrisachard.com Instructor at egghead.io Mostly, I use JS, React, Rails, and Node

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I teach people stuff! at Myself :) I'm an independent consultant - mostly javascript

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How to Write Your First Post on DEV

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What was your win this week?

For characters specifically, the okay samurai youtube channel...

Redux Crash Course with Hooks 🎣

Glad to help! 😁

What was your win this week?

Learned just enough Adobe Character Animator and After Effect...

Why We Buy Domain Names (and what to do about it)

Glad you liked it! Yeah, subdomains can definitely fill the ...

May 22nd, 2020: What did you learn this week?

Congrats on launching your newsletter! πŸŽ‰ (The site is: make....

Redux Crash Course with Hooks 🎣

Are you using redux with React? If you are, then React will ...

How to Write Your First Post on DEV

Hm, perhaps try to upload it again, and copy the image tag ag...

Welcome Thread - v70

Sure, go for it :) good luck!

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My best advice is to find some project that you're passionate...

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Hi Mohamed! Welcome to DEV :) Starting with html and css is ...

πŸ”₯ Learn React in 10 Tweets (with hooks)

That's awesome! Glad it helped Yeah - classes are totally...

What was your win this week?

heh, yep! The world took a crazy left turn and upended so ...

What was your win this week?

Thanks! Since the site is based around physical groups (in...

What was your win this week?

Got 2 paying customers for MeetingPlace.io - woot! πŸŽ‰

How to Write Your First Post on DEV

Glad it helped! Hm; not sure about the noindex/nofollow - ...

Map/Filter/Reduce Crash Course

Glad you liked it! It's the "Menlo" font :)

The difference between code and magic πŸ§™β€β™€οΈπŸ§™β€β™‚οΈ

I've thought a lot about code being magic while watching Ha...

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Welcome to DEV Femi! I don't have any particular resources...

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Welcome to DEV!

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Happy to have you here Suraj!

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Welcome to DEV Nirmal! πŸ‘‹

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Welcome! Do you do mostly back end web work in node? Or so...

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Welcome to DEV Bob! Glad to have you :)

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Thanks! I'll check those out :)

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DEV is a great place to learn! Good luck in your final year...

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Welcome to DEV!

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Hi Meeko! What's your favorite game at the moment?

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Hi Stuart! I visited Scotland last summer and loved it πŸ˜€. ...

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Welcome JoaquΓ­n! What's one thing I should make sure to vi...

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Nice to meet you too πŸ˜€ - React Native can be tricky to get ...

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Hi Hanhan! Nice to meet you too. Love to hear what you've...

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Imposter syndrome can be rough - but you can do it! Just k...

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Nice to meet you too David!

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Welcom Nljo! Curiosity is a great trait to have :) Glad y...

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Welcome to DEV! πŸ‘‹

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Welcome! This is a great place to get started writing a bl...

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Hi Tebogo! DEV is great for connecting with other devs 😁 ...

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Hi Angus! Go and Lua are pretty different - what do you li...

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Welcome to DEV Shrikant!

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Welcome! I love this community too 😁

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Glad you got here! Welcome πŸ‘‹

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Awesome, welcome to DEV Lubabalo!

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Welcome to DEV Cynthia! Nice to meet you too πŸ‘‹ This is a ...

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How are you setting the client id? If you're using an envi...

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Glad you could make an account! Welcome to DEV πŸ‘‹

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Excited that you could join! Welcome πŸ‘‹

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Welcome Darshan!

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Awesome! Good luck as you go through the Odin Project - I'...

What was your win this week?

Made some cookies. They were delicious πŸͺπŸͺπŸͺ😁

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Welcome! This is a great place to learn and share :) What ...

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Glad you could join Mohamed!

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Welcome!

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Welcome to DEV! This is a great place to learn endlessly :...

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Welcome Aissa!

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Hi Catalin - welcome to DEV!

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Hi Gobie! πŸ‘‹ Really like your design on resoume! What's some...

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Glad you could join Al! Welcome :)

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Welcome to DEV!

What was your win this week?

I thought so :) I've actually owned the domain (and had ...

What was your win this week?

Managed to get at least some work done given the circumsta...

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Welcome to DEV Sreehari! This is a great place to learn ab...

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This is a great place to learn! Welcome πŸ‘‹

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Welcome to DEV Hermes! πŸ‘‹

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Do you have any sample code?

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Welcome to DEV Lawrencia!

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Welcome to DEV! How are you finding learning Javascript? ...

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Welcome! this is a great place to get started writing artic...

Tips for Organizing React Projects

Ah interesting post - thanks!

Intro to Regex for Web Developers

Awesome! Glad I could help πŸ˜ƒ

How to Write Your First Post on DEV

Awesome! And sure :)

Can You Replace Redux with React Hooks?

Thanks! Yeah, hooks have been super nice for redux especia...

What was your win this week?

Passed 50 live groups on meetingplace.io, and made a "membe...

Favorite project management software, besides Jira?

Github projects are nice, just because they're so (obviousl...

DNS Record Crash Course for Web Developers

Yes, definitely - different DNS providers have different wo...

DNS Record Crash Course for Web Developers

Thanks!

What was your win this week?

It's not right now, though I do plan to open source at leas...

What was your win this week?

Launched meetingplace.io/ (an alternative to Meetup), and g...

Rails 6 released - What does that mean for you?

Yes, it is very opinionated. There are a few ways to exten...

How to Find Consulting Clients

Thanks!

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Ah yeah, found it - it was syntax with Wes Bos :) Congrats...

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Oh, that's awesome! I actually think I saw a talk, or podc...

Special Announcement From the DEV Founders

🀯 Congrats! πŸ’°

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Awesome, I'll check it out - thanks!

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Very neat! I hadn't seen the CodeAcademy Data Science path...

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Welcome to DEV! It's a great place to hang out with other ...

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Hi! and welcome to DEV :) Love the β•°(Β°β–½Β°)β•―

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Hi Francis - Welcome! Yes, I love this community - I think...

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Hi Diego! What type of data science are you most intereste...

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Welcome Gabriel!

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Welcome to DEV Drew! What type of games do you like to mak...

Fear Driven Development

Hi πŸ‘‹

How to Write Your First Post on DEV

Ah! Got it - if I have a backtick (just a single one) in th...

How to Write Your First Post on DEV

... oh weird! I just wrote this comment about how it should...

DNS Record Crash Course for Web Developers

This is a great way to visualize/explain it. Thanks!

Fear Driven Development

Yes - I see "Panic Driven Development" as something to be a...

Fear Driven Development

Yep, exactly! I'm trying to not put off the risky/scary th...

Fear Driven Development

Yes, good point! It's easier to get started with something ...

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Awesome, great to have you here Jason! Welcome to DEV :)

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Welcome! This is a great place to engage and talk to other ...

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I love coding too! Welcome to DEV :)

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DEV is a great place to hang out online to learn more about...

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Welcome to DEV!

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Welcome to DEV! What does Chainstack do?

DNS Record Crash Course for Web Developers

Is that what they call a "virtual" CNAME, or something else...

DNS Record Crash Course for Web Developers

ah, if the direct netlify link doesn't work, then it's not ...

DNS Record Crash Course for Web Developers

Hm; I haven't actually bought a domain through netlify befo...

The Benefits of Owning a Personal Blog

Learning New Tech Definitely agree - and I think this is...

What was your win this week?

I got both the "Fab 5" and "Beloved Comment" badge for my "...

πŸ€”Pop Quiz! Which of these is an infinite loop?

Ha! That's a great illustration for why let is better than ...

What was your win this week?

I started by posting it on twitter, and then as ajv points ...

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Yeah, making it load fast is a good goal - If you're used t...

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Ahh, that makes sense - a lot like express.js is a micro fr...

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Hi Victor! What do you think about Flask? I've used it ju...

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Nice work! Glad you could participate :) Welcome to DEV!

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Hi Nathan! Welcome to DEV :) I've always wanted to visit ...

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Hello and welcome! I checked out Mylo, but it asks you to ...

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Welcome TAO! What's the next thing you're trying to learn?

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Awesome :) Good luck on your coding journey, and welcome t...

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Welcome Rahul! Combing two disciplines (like biology and d...

How to Write Your First Post on DEV

Huh! Not sure actually :) @ben might know maybe? (don't k...

How to Write Your First Post on DEV

What type of description are you looking to add? I only kn...

6 Weeks of Public Speaking

Great behind the scenes look into speaking - thank you! ...

Redux Crash Course with Hooks 🎣

Sure thing! That'd be neat :)

Redux Crash Course with Hooks 🎣

I take screenshots of the code and then open them in photos...

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Welcome to DEV! This is a great place to hang out and lear...

What was your win this week?

Thanks!

What was your win this week?

Launched a landing page for meetingplace.io/ after meetup m...

The React.js Developer RoadMap

It looks like a super long path, but the good news is that ...

This is probably the funniest Codepen I found this year!

Ha, I saw this other day - it's fantastic :) For anyone look...

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Howdy! I agree, DEV is a great place, and great for creati...

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Welcome Michael! Mixing programming with other fields (soi...

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Welcome :)

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Welcome ThΓ©o! If you're interested in blogging, DEV is a g...

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Welcome! DEV is a great place to hang out and learn :)

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Welcome to DEV! This is a great place to hang out to learn...

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Hi! πŸ‘‹

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Welcome to DEV! Good luck on your career switch :)

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Thanks!

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Awesome, thanks! I'll put all of those in a doc to referen...

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Yes, there's definitely something to be said about that. I...

Effective Codes of Conduct

Thanks for the post! I'm in a group considering putting on...

Useful sites and apps I've come across while studying web frontend development and web server configuration

Nice list! There are so many little parts of web developme...

My Top Youtube Channels to Learn Web Development and Programming

Always looking for good resources - thanks!

Create Your First React Desktop Application in Electron with Hot-Reload

Oh, nice! I was just wondering if hot reloading was possib...

Authenticate React App With Stormpath - Part One

Nice overview of starting a new React app! I hadn't seen...

Learning by Producing | Generative Adversarial Networks

Nice history of GANs; I'm constantly surprised at what they...

Too Old to Learn Code

Never too old! I like that message :) I've seen people do...

How blogging helped me get my first data science job

Congrats on finding something that fits you well - even tho...

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Glad you could join - welcome! This is a great community; ...

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Welcome to DEV!

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Hello Martin! Good luck on your computer science course :)

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Welcome to DEV! I may have a chance to visit Mexico City n...

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I hadn't heard of Codechef before - I'll check them out :) ...

Music to Listen to While Coding

Oh nice, thanks!

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Interesting! Yes, I definitely understand the feeling of "...

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Both great choices :) Good luck in your future travels!

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Welcome Micael! What has been the best book you've read so...

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Great, glad you joined! Welcome to this side of DEV :)

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Hi Ed! Welcome to DEV :) Interesting that like both JavaS...

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Awesome! Excited to see what you post here :) Welcome to ...

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Awesome - welcome! When you travel - where do you want to ...

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Welcome to DEV! Glad you could join :) What type of art a...

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Welcome! DEV is a great and yes - super supportive :) I l...

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Interesting - what type of competitive coding do you do? I...

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I love Imagine Dragons too! Welcome to DEV :)

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Yeah, that makes sense - I love how some technologies just ...

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That's really cool :) - that's one thing I miss about coll...

Music to Listen to While Coding

Yes! I also put a song on repeat for like a week until I'm ...

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Welcome to DEV! I haven't used flutter yet - how is the de...

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Interesting! Thanks for the links :)

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Ah, playing card games is a great and innovative way to tea...

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Welcome to DEV Ganesh! I used to work more with Embedded, ...

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Welcome to DEV Rangsiman! A computational chemist... that'...

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Welcome to DEV SΓ©bastien! Writing articles will definitely...

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Good to have you! Welcome :)

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This is late - but good to meet you Nishant! What type of ...

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Welcome to DEV! Do you use the full VStudio, or visual stu...

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Welcome to DEV! This is a great place to stay on top of Re...

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Welcome Calvin! How did you find attending a bootcamp? I ...

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Welcome to DEV! This is a great place to stay on top of An...

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Welcome Muhammad! What types of data science are you most ...

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Hello, and welcome to DEV Ankush!

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Welcome Dana! Yes, I love how friendly people are here as ...

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Welcome to DEV Ehsan! Glad you could join :)

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Hi Anubhav! Welcome to DEV :) What are you excited to lea...

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Welcome to DEV Onder!

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Welcome to DEV Rogier! What do you think of GraphQL so far...

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Welcome to DEV Nathalie!

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Welcome to DEV Vinicius! Good to have you here :)

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Welcome Ana! Yeah, technical interviews can be intimidatin...

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πŸ˜‚ - hm, how about: what's your favorite tech stack right no...

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Welcome to DEV! Yes, the computer science is a HUGE topic ...

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hello! πŸ‘‹

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Welcome Nicho! What's an HA system?

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πŸ‘‹Hi!

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Welcome Alexsandro! Being active in tech communities is a ...

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Howdy! πŸ‘‹

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Hello! πŸ‘‹

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Welcome to DEV! Good luck on your journey to become a prof...

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Hi Harshit! Welcome to DEV :) Hacktoberfest is great! Did...

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Welcome to DEV Shane! Have you done any neat home tech pro...

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Hi Gabriel! Welcome to DEV :) Good luck in your studies!

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Welcome Hamza! Good luck in your new fullstack web dev car...

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Welcome Moctar! Good to have you on DEV :) That's awesome t...

Music to Listen to While Coding

Whoa, 6k songs!

Music to Listen to While Coding

Didn't know about this - neat!

Music to Listen to While Coding

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Music to Listen to While Coding

orchestral heavy metal Not sure I've really heard that b...

Music to Listen to While Coding

Awesome, thanks!

Music to Listen to While Coding

Good point about familiar music - even with vocals. I do h...

Music to Listen to While Coding

Awesome, I'll check it out!

Music to Listen to While Coding

That's a good point for sure - and something I probably don...

Music to Listen to While Coding

Yes, I tend to like youtube just because it's free and ther...

Hacktoberfest Completion Thread

Congrats on finishing! πŸŽ‰

Music to Listen to While Coding

I do like smooth jazz as well! - though I have to be in a s...

Music to Listen to While Coding

:) Yeah - music tastes is really personal! Power metal... ...

So meetup.com is going to charge attendees in future - what's next for event organizers?

Yeah, I think having multiple options is a good thing; it w...

So meetup.com is going to charge attendees in future - what's next for event organizers?

I think DEV is in a really unique position to do something ...

So meetup.com is going to charge attendees in future - what's next for event organizers?

I'm a meetup co-organizer, and the decision made me so conf...

Intro to Regex for Web Developers

Glad it could help! Yeah, it's often disheartening to see ...

Intro to Regex for Web Developers

Thanks for the extra resources!

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I hadn't seen the particle argon board before - and that pr...

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Welcome Nate! Good to have you on DEV :)

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Welcome to DEV! Good luck on your migration to backend :)

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Hi Akshay! Welcome to DEV :)

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Welcome rajitha! Good luck in your studies :)

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Welcome Davide! Italy is on the list of places I want to v...

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Hello! Good luck in your new computer science career!

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I love using React and React Native, and either Node with e...

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Those are good insights, thanks! ... yes, timezones can de...

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Hi Diego, welcome! If you like tech things and standup com...

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Hello, and welcome to DEV! What type of frameworks are you...

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Welcome Darko! Good to have you here on DEV :) Do you wor...

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Hello Hilesh! DEV is a great place to hang out and level u...

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Welcome Andrey! Good to have you on DEV :)

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Hi, and welcome to DEV!

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Hello! Welcome to DEV :) How do you like working remotel...

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Welcome to DEV Shoji! Sorry, I don't have any good job lea...

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I would actually probably suggest using Context to start - ...

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Ah yes, that can get tricky. I tend to use Redux (or somet...

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It can be tricky for sure... what are you having the most t...

Intro to Regex for Web Developers

Awesome! Glad to hear it πŸ˜ƒ

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πŸ‘‹back!

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Hello back to you fellow human! πŸ€ͺ I have messed with hard...

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Welcome to DEV Anil! What type of Machine Learning are you...

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Welcome Cesar! Glad to have you on DEV :)

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Welcome Thiago! I love React Native :) - haven't had much...

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