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Purdue University

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Deploy Rails in Amazon ECS: Part 4 - Create an ECS Cluster

Thanks Raphael, I have been struggling with getting ECS run...

More than "Hello World" in Docker: Build Rails + Sidekiq web apps in Docker

Hey man, this is great! I have been struggling to even get ...

The Future of DEV

I've been hoping to see the team do this for a while. I thi...

Ruby on Whales: Dockerizing Ruby and Rails development

Hey man, great writeup! Out of curiosity, have you managed ...

Introducing a New Initiative: IRL.DEV

our pleasure!!! Thanks for letting us try out the first one...

The Care and Feeding of Your Conference Speakers

Love this!

Things I Brushed Up On This Week: The HTTP Request Lifecycle

Glad you enjoyed it :)

Things I Brushed Up On This Week: The HTTP Request Lifecycle

wow I am not sure what happened. I have a version saved so ...

You don’t need to quit your job to make

This is a next-level post and sums up a ton of things I hav...

Dev.to Review #14: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

Hey, thanks man!

Dev.to Review #15: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

hey man, glad you liked it :)

Dynamic Auth Redirects With PassportJS

Glad it helped, I thought about linking it in the passport ...

Why Everyone Is Fighting About CSS/UX and JS

Followed. Thank you for capturing my frustration with just ...

Dev.to Review #13: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

thanks, we're glad to be back :D

Be careful of the JWT hype train

Oh right, didn't think of that.

What do you do while waiting for tests to finish running?

We should get together and talk shop sometime, now that I t...

What do you do while waiting for tests to finish running?

IDK how many exactly, but I would say we have a decent amou...

Be careful of the JWT hype train

No role changes or payment status changes might have occur...

What do you do while waiting for tests to finish running?

Curious what the real-world average spec/second count is in...

Introducing Dank Neon, a new open source code theme!

smol world

Reducing app distribution size in NW.js

Hey man, great post! I think I saw that upcoming versions o...

Conversation with an Author - Ali Spittel

underrated comment.

Conversation with an Author - Ali Spittel

Come back literally any time :)

Conversation with an Author - Ali Spittel

Glad you enjoyed the conversation, I think this was the mos...

The State of Ruby 2019: Is It Dying?

I came to Ruby and Rails (for a job) in 2018 and I couldn’t...

Linked lists in the wild: React Hooks

Great breakdown, Conlin!

My First 12 hours with Ruby

Elixir, Erlang, and Ruby. I assumed based on your comment t...

My First 12 hours with Ruby

Thanks for the info, will look into.

My First 12 hours with Ruby

What about those three languages did you enjoy?

My First 12 hours with Ruby

Point 2, performance of the core app, is actually interesti...

My First 12 hours with Ruby

"The optional paren's was confusing at first, but quickly m...

Dev.to Review #12: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

We could probably talk until the Sun goes dim about the top...

Dev.to Review #12: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

Thanks Helen! We're doing our best to tweak continuously, I...

Dev.to Review #12: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

Thanks Jaime, like Malik said, it really does mean a lot! H...

What's the Betamax of your field?

I feel like I've heard of ActivityPub, but only just barely...

What's the Betamax of your field?

I think consumer RSS is gonna make a comeback as people get...

What software development skills only come with experience?

I’m going to hop in and say the opposite is also valuable. ...

Failed startup turned successful open source project?

“Failed” would be the wrong word, but one of my favorite se...

Speed up your queries with indexes

It’s more an aspect of your tools, I know data grip can do ...

Speed up your queries with indexes

Great post, Helen. Really missing Execution Plan now that I...

Dev.to Review #11: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

Hey man, thanks for listening. I’ll just add that I wouldn’...

Dev.to Review #11: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

Appreciate it man!

Dev.to Review #10: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

I've heard of these! We should check them out.

Changelog: Adjust the weights of tags you follow

Wait this is so creative! I don’t think I’ve ever seen a sy...

Why Dev.to is winning over Hashnode?

Sarthak, you’re 2/2 for thought-provoking posts! I think th...

Changelog: export posts

Totally, makes sense, just curious

Changelog: export posts

This is awesome! Out of curiosity, would you be willing to ...

Dev.to Review #9: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

Thanks, glad you enjoyed it! I saw you discussing doing som...

Dev.to Review #8: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

Just an update: turns out getting onto iTunes is pretty sim...

Large numbers

On the subject of learning in public, one of my favorite mo...

How much popularity does a software project need?

Just had this discussion with @milkstarz . I think this is ...

How much popularity does a software project need?

This is a good point, but I think "done" is a state of mino...

Password manager recommendations?

I’ve used LastPass, Dashlane, KeepPass,and 1Password. 1Pass...

Are we Developers helping Google to build an unstoppable monopoly?

Yes, but I would say they're not the most dangerous monopol...

Favourite albums to listen to while coding

One of mine is “Classics” by Ratatat, along with most Explo...

Cheaper, Smaller Raspberry Pi 3 Announced

I got the B+ on sale for ~$20 a few months ago.. of course ...

Dev.to Review #8: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

@milkstarz had that idea too, we're going to look into it....

Dev.to Review #8: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

Hey! Yea, I think you had a piece in either our first or se...

Dev.to Review #8: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

Really enjoyed your post, I have the one on basic config bo...

Dev.to Review #8: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

Glad you enjoyed it! I read your CLI tools post last week, ...

Dev.to Review #8: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

Hey, thanks for the thought provoking post! I hope you don'...

CLI Love Inside ❤️

Does that apply to using docker-compose exec locally? When ...

Changelog: Post Analytics Available for All

I'm a design pleb, ok 😅 ??

Changelog: Post Analytics Available for All

Love the new design!!

Infrastructure as Code - Managing AWS With Terraform

Ok 1 day later getting a docket container and app running o...

Infrastructure as Code - Managing AWS With Terraform

wow this is literally so easy it's amazing.

Evaluating Developer eXperience of a programming language

Totallly agreed.

Evaluating Developer eXperience of a programming language

Enjoyed this. Interesting to see how languages excel and la...

If it's Saturday and you won't be coding again until Monday, how do you get your mind off your current work?

waiting for the MP to come out and totally ruin my life. I ...

If it's Saturday and you won't be coding again until Monday, how do you get your mind off your current work?

Currently ruining my roommate’s save file in RDR2

Dev.to Review #7: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

Hi Boris! For the 7, we just use the posts sent out in the ...

Dev.to Review #7: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

Thanks, Paul! Any thoughts on what Serverless offers vs SAM...

The Unix way... or why you actually want to use Vim

This was a great read for my morning commute! I didn’t get ...

What are you not interested in learning?

I don't like JSX. I think that's a valid issue, but it's ki...

The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week

I don't know how it works now, but if I recall correctly, i...

How a Month without Computers Changed Me

Every trend you highlighted in this post from 2013 seems li...

Design Patterns in Web Development

Looking forward to the rest. Your English is great, but if ...

You shouldn't focus on learning JavaScript frameworks

I think even outside of the frontend context, Frameworks ca...

What are you not interested in learning?

I’ve noticed that learning curves aren’t equal for all peop...

What are you not interested in learning?

For me, it’s not the learning curve so much as a style issu...

What are you not interested in learning?

Oh spit, 🚨Good Question Alert 🚨! For me it’s probably “ano...

Dev.to Review #6: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

that was my favorite line too :) Yea, that's my general fe...

A Beginner's Guide to Dev.to

Thanks for the shoutout, Ali :). I really like what you di...

The Web Accessibility Introduction I Wish I Had

github.com/open-indy/Koa11y

The Web Accessibility Introduction I Wish I Had

I’m on mobile so I’ll try to link later, but Koa11y is grea...

Top 5 DEV Comments from the Past Week

Love the concept, Peter. The team just continues to impress...

Dev.to Review #4: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

Funnily enough, we were just talking about including some o...

Dev.to Review #4: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

Appreciate it, Lewis! We actually tried to review names bef...

Dev.to Review #4: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

Agreed, but I think this holds even if you have a formal ed...

Dev.to Review #4: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

Appreciate it man!!

Explain XKCD To Me

Wow, this is a great idea!

Dynamic Auth Redirects With PassportJS

how many L's can I take in a thread 😂 <figcaption>...

Dynamic Auth Redirects With PassportJS

Thanks! I can't believe i totally missed that. Captions c...

Dev.to Review #3: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

We cut a bit of one of the recordings where we talked about...

Dev.To Review #1: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

Ugh, this is what I get for responding from a bar haha :). ...

Dev.To Review #1: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

Does this work? soundcloud.com/user-261265215/dev-... I th...

Dev.to Review #3: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

Glad you liked it! I think Malik was curious to read more a...

Dev.to Review #3: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

...

Dev.To Review #2: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

Thank you! We had a lot of fun :)

Dev.To Review #2: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed

Y’all deserve it, you work hard!

Announcement from the DEV Community Founders ❤️

Oh wow, congrats gang!

What JS Logging library / tool do you use?

this is awesome :)

A Call For Testers: If You Hoard Tabs or Want To Manage Your Reading List Better, I Need your Help

The project as a whole is on-going, I have actually just fi...

O11yCon 2018: Notes and Observations

Kay, the future is clearly NoCode :D

O11yCon 2018: Notes and Observations

Hey Oliver, I think a great place is to start is Achievin...

Lessons from releasing a personal project as a commercial product

Props for being honest on this. I've noticed entire compani...

Chasing down modest database scaling issues when you're not sure what's going on

DMing :)

Chasing down modest database scaling issues when you're not sure what's going on

Were the connections that were pushing y'all over the limit...

Git commits: An Effective Style Guide

Personally I (definitely not alone in this) found this guid...

Active NYC Tech Meetups

Recently went to NY Linux User Group, which was hosting a t...

What happens when you type 'google.com' into a browser and press Enter?

Every time I see a breakdown of this question I am pleasant...

I'm Addy Osmani, Ask Me Anything!

Thanks Addy! Glad to hear it's an area of focus for mobile,...

I'm Addy Osmani, Ask Me Anything!

Thank you for doing this! RAM utilization is a constant top...

I'm Addy Osmani, Ask Me Anything!

Do you see any paradigms, attitudes, or practices in other ...

Update Efficient Data Structures

These posts take me like a week to get through (just dense ...

No, you're not bad at math

Props to you for starting at the bottom. I've tried to spot...

RUM Conjecture - Reasoning About Data Access

Man, totally, I completely like... read the MO definition, ...

RUM Conjecture - Reasoning About Data Access

I think so, I will look for the practical one in the next p...

RUM Conjecture - Reasoning About Data Access

My first thought was the Bloom Filter as well, but I was wo...

RUM Conjecture - Reasoning About Data Access

Surprised this hasn't gotten more comments, it's a novel wa...

Finding And Fixing Node.js Memory Leaks: A Practical Guide

"What can't be measured can't be fixed." tooo tru

How do you survive over a year of rejected applications?

On the subject of side-projects, I've struggled with that a...

I was not ready to become the maintainer of Babel

“not having a high view of myself or even a low view of mys...

Active NYC Tech Meetups

I've decided to use this as a public, collaborative, contin...

Other People's Code and the Intentional Fallacy

Right, figuring out what level matters or is intentional is...

Other People's Code and the Intentional Fallacy

Same here, it took me seeing other people doing the same th...

Other People's Code and the Intentional Fallacy

Exactly, what I am referring to is usually an incredibly sm...

Other People's Code and the Intentional Fallacy

My biggest fear with this post was that there was a connect...

Reading Code Right, With Some Help From The Lexer

once again, thank you Vaidehi!

Blogging as a Developer

I'll add this: when in doubt, post it. I framed out a post ...

Blogging as a Developer

100% this. I am always commenting that I had a close friend...

Automate your chrome extension deployment in minutes!

This is excellent! The CRX upload/deploy process is sooo te...

Changelog: Suggested follows on onboarding!

Off topic: is the #changelog tag something only the dev.to ...

Changelog: Customized emails to catch folks up on posts they might not want to miss

THIS IS REALLY AWESOME! How does this work with Jess's upda...

Future dev.to product concept: "Preview" button in index view

yes! This is why I use my tool linkmelater, I aggregate a b...

Do You Prefer Multiple Monitors or Just One? Why?

3 is best for me, preferably where the third is not just my...

HTTP request logging in Node.JS

I normally read posts and have the response “hrm that’s an ...

DEV QUERIES: Finding out what makes software developers tick ❤️

This is so great! I'd love to see like "Mean Tweets" but fo...

Announcing Sustaining Memberships for dev.to

ooh I should follow those!

Announcing Sustaining Memberships for dev.to

Super happy for y'all, glad to see you rolling this out! W...

Using git hooks to improve your day-to-day workflow

If you're using Node, a really easy way to add automaticall...

Let's Implement a Bloom Filter in Go

Thanks Theofanis, makes sense!

Let's Implement a Bloom Filter in Go

Great read Theofanis, I've been meaning to refresh on bloom...

A Call For Testers: If You Hoard Tabs or Want To Manage Your Reading List Better, I Need your Help

I am working on getting this fixed, but I am blocked by AMO...

A Call For Testers: If You Hoard Tabs or Want To Manage Your Reading List Better, I Need your Help

Whoops, totally missed this. I am doing my best to work o...

Why we went with PreactJs to power the dev.to frontend

"We've learned to treat our CDN as a critical layer in our ...

A Call For Testers: If You Hoard Tabs or Want To Manage Your Reading List Better, I Need your Help

Hrm, looks like maybe the way manifests are generated diffe...

A Call For Testers: If You Hoard Tabs or Want To Manage Your Reading List Better, I Need your Help

I used something called Toby for a while that is a little b...

A Call For Testers: If You Hoard Tabs or Want To Manage Your Reading List Better, I Need your Help

Not sure who gets notifications on what but check out LinkM...

A Call For Testers: If You Hoard Tabs or Want To Manage Your Reading List Better, I Need your Help

LinkMeLater is now available for Firefox on AMO at addons.m...

A Call For Testers: If You Hoard Tabs or Want To Manage Your Reading List Better, I Need your Help

Mozilla provides a nifty automated compatibility test as a ...

A Call For Testers: If You Hoard Tabs or Want To Manage Your Reading List Better, I Need your Help

That's a great idea, I hadn't thought of that, thanks! Shou...

A Call For Testers: If You Hoard Tabs or Want To Manage Your Reading List Better, I Need your Help

If anyone has feedback, feel free to post it here or send i...

A Call For Testers: If You Hoard Tabs or Want To Manage Your Reading List Better, I Need your Help

Glad to hear it resonates, Shannon! Thanks for helping out ...

A Call For Testers: If You Hoard Tabs or Want To Manage Your Reading List Better, I Need your Help

Thanks for the thoughtful feedback! I knew that I'd have ...

A Call For Testers: If You Hoard Tabs or Want To Manage Your Reading List Better, I Need your Help

Ha, I'll put "recursive promotion" on the roadmap!

What I Learned From Not Planning A Web App (from start to finish)

It randomly selects a link from the collection of links you...

Do you apply testing in your side projects?

I always forget to build with testing in mind from the star...

Another month of clean code

How is this site free? :D

What I Learned From Not Planning A Web App (from start to finish)

Oh man, this is great! Beautiful project and a really under...

How to securely store API keys

I've seen LastPass used for that sort of thing, and it's wo...

Creating Serverless Functions with Python and AWS Lambda

Thanks for leading it's development and maintaining it :D

Will Hadoop-based Recommendation Engines Make Search Obsolete?

We've seen this develop as a trend – Netflix is the most ob...

Exploring the Linguistics Behind Regular Expressions

"This affirmed my belief that all fields — even those that ...

What NodeJS SQL Query Builder/ORM should I use for my Postgres DB, and why?

It's the type hinting/enforcement that I am looking for act...

Creating Serverless Functions with Python and AWS Lambda

Give it a shot! If you run into issues let me know, glad to...

Hapi-er Express Routing with Celebrate and Joi

You know, I am just more familiar with Express. I've looked...

How to securely store API keys

Any opinions on untracked, manually maintained env vars? Ju...

Things I Brushed Up On This Week: The HTTP Request Lifecycle

Glad you enjoyed it :D

Things I Brushed Up On This Week: The HTTP Request Lifecycle

Thanks for reading it, working on more!

Things I Brushed Up On This Week: The HTTP Request Lifecycle

Thanks for taking the time to read!

Things I Brushed Up On This Week: The HTTP Request Lifecycle

Thank you, glad you enjoyed it!

Things I Brushed Up On This Week: The HTTP Request Lifecycle

I'm doing RegExes next!

Things I Brushed Up On This Week: The HTTP Request Lifecycle

:D Beginners luck!

Why x.ai chose Scala and Node to build their platform

This one felt just a little longer, which I really liked, and...

Brief(ish) explanation of how https works

Great piece! Just a heads up, I think "it was also created ...

How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer

Documenting vs teaching is how I decided to try my hand at wr...

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