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Victor Darkes

Software Engineer that uses AWS, React, Kotlin and Java.

Education

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Work

Software Engineer at The Walt Disney Company

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Popular Kotlin Server-Side Libraries

Thanks updated!

My laptop is 8 years old

Congrats! Like others have said you're not missing out. I hav...

What I've Learned After 3 Months Writing on DEV

This is so we'll timed! I'm in the process of writing my fi...

How does deployment work at your organization?

On-prem GitLab for the building of artifacts and Dockerizin...

GraphQL + Kotlin & Spring Boot - Part 2 - CRUD Operations

Great write up! Always supportive of more Kotlin content on...

Software Engineering to Data Science

Thanks for the lengthy reply Rose! It does help.

Software Engineering to Data Science

Thanks for the write up! Do you feel that the master’s was ...

Find The commit that introduced a bug with git bisect

This is great! Just this week this wouldn’t been helpful at...

Java or kotlin?

Kotlin! I think the ability for more concise code is the bi...

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

An in-depth read through of official Kotlin coroutines guid...

9 Projects you can do to become a Frontend Master

Just did the React movie search one and it was great! Nice ...

Which programming language should you learn in 2020?

Nice list but I definitely disagree with learning Scala ove...

My Imposter Cure

Perspective helps a lot to do with imposter syndrome. As I ...

Has Stack Overflow Become An Antipattern?

Definitely in the nothing new category. When you work with ...

Has Stack Overflow Become An Antipattern?

This is a good article. I have never contributed to StackOv...

Top 5 Bad Coding Practices — Avoid Them to All costs!

Definitely not a modern trend. People who forgo commenting ...

What's your typical process for reviewing a pull request in GitHub?

Really thorough answer. I agree with it all!

Top 5 Bad Coding Practices — Avoid Them to All costs!

Good list! Personally documentation over commenting, becaus...

GIT for Dummies

Good list but rebasing is a very important topic to!

Introducing Caligator: A Simple Yet Powerful Open-Source Calculator & Convertor

Very nice! What are some of the other products you said you...

Should tech recruiters know how to read a URL?

Imo a hiring manager is not the same as a technical recruit...

Should tech recruiters know how to read a URL?

Sounds like you were rude and shouldn't expect everyone to ...

What do you use for password management?

KeePass!

Show your Laptop🔥

0 stickers for me! Anyone else sticker-free?

Journey To Linux

Same path as you regarding being put into Linux in college....

When is learning what to Google good enough?

Regex is a difficult thing to say you master because, depen...

How do I compete with Wix, SquareSpace, and WordPress as a freelancer?

I definitely feel there tends to be a gap that the WYSIWYG ...

Your side project is useful, even if no one uses it

Very true that even if you didn't complete what you're work...

How I became a developer

Congrats on finding a place you're happy at now! Great stor...

What is bad code?

What has Bob Martin said that's been controversial?

Best way to purchase a domain name?

I use Namecheap and have had a good experience. There are a...

A simple guide for port forwarding Kubernetes resources

Biggest bonus of this that popped out to me was auto-reconn...

10 Great Programming Projects to Improve Your Resume and Learn to Program

These are definitely some solid ideas. If someone can go th...

Why B2B startups shouldn't use React (or any JS framework)

Not really seeing why only B2B startups should not use a fr...

5 Bad Habits of Software Developers

Very glad you included testing as that for me is probably t...

22 Miraculous Tools for React Developers in 2019

Saved! Will be checked these out 👍

🌐 How I host my projects on subdomains

This is exactly what I've been looking to do recently as I ...

Using grep and history command to find previous commands in Linux

Big fan of using history, I'd be lost if I didn't have it. ...

Why developers are SO sh*t at estimating!

That's why I'm glad at my work we have the full team saying...

Use Vim's dot command to do repetitive tasks faster

This seems real useful! Interested in what kind of developm...

About Pair Programming

Pairing is grear for working ideas out with others in real ...

Are Web Development Bootcamps Worth It?

I'm a big fan of Lynda as well!

Are Web Development Bootcamps Worth It?

Personally I believe nothing is worth it if you don't belie...

Not Too Bad for an Hour's Time

I just switched from GitHub pages to Netlify and I'm really...

Not Too Bad for an Hour's Time

GitHub pages is good for free hosting.

Why is streaming while you're developing not so popular?

Yeah I guess you're right. The same applies to technical ga...

Why is streaming while you're developing not so popular?

Personally I think it'd be watching someone Google a lot 🤣....

Sideprojects Motivations and Goals

These are some solid tips for staying on the path. I too ha...

Five things I knew about security, before I knew anything about security

Great write up! As someone who uses Snyk, the cli is easy t...

My VS Code settings for Web Development

Wow definitely a lot of cool ones here. I will definitely t...

7 Pieces of Bad Advice for JavaScript Beginners

5 really resonants with me. I always hear you have to be Ro...

What's the hardest part of JavaScript you've had to deal with?

Personally when I first tried learning everything being asy...

What's Your Method of Finding a New Job? 🤔

I start with just the big names I can think of so Nike and ...

How to prepare for Front End Jobs 2019! My Collection of resources

Please elaborate on Redux Saga vs Thunk? I'm new to the Red...

What's Your Method of Finding a New Job? 🤔

I personally like to just think of companies that I see reg...

GitHub will add a “sponsor” button for donations to developers

That is pretty wild that they won't be charging any sort of...

What’s the best JavaScript framework?

I'm a backend dev so all I just started to get into learnin...

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