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Dave Follett

Husband, father of 👧 👧, and software developer living in the Metro Detroit area. Interested in continuous learning, tinkering, and exploring new technology. LEARN.always

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Michigan State University

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Know When to Roll Your Own or Add a Tool to Your Toolbox

I always make my wheels extra round ...

Why I started using dual-licensing for Vue tables 2

Question: If I use the free, GPLv3, version of Vue Tables, do...

My Advent of Code 2019 Approach

I think AoC is a great way to learn a new language as long ...

My Advent of Code 2019 Approach

I did a bit of advanced prep to get things setup before Dec...

Should I Jump Ship to iOS?

The Pixel phones should solve most of your Android issues. ...

The Best Free Standalone Terminals for Windows 10 (2020)

I wish Git Bash had tabs 😢

I'm a .NET Core Contractor, Podcast editor, and host of both The .NET Core Podcast and The Waffling Taylors. Ask me anything!

Do you have any good tips on how you manage tasks? Tools a...

What have you crashed?

about 5 minutes before a demo at my company I know that ...

What have you crashed?

This is fantastic! I was not expecting a ❤ story. Thanks f...

What have you crashed?

Filling the disk! Logging to a file in a tight loop will g...

What's the best software for collaborating on a slide deck?

I forgot to say why its collaborative. Its collaborative b...

What's the best software for collaborating on a slide deck?

MDX Deck, you can get started here: ...

How often do you clean your monitor(s)? ✨

What do you use to clean the screen?

Learning MDX Deck: Layouts

I agree, but sometimes I just can't quite make it look/alig...

How to add code highlighting to your Dev.to posts.

Thank you very much, the <pre> part was a just want I...

Which podcasts to listen to stay tune in programming?

QIT is a great resource for finding podcasts by topic. For...

What's the best blogging platform for my needs?

There is a static generator written in just about every lan...

Which editor do you use when opening files like .bash_profile, etc?

vi or emacs

Learning MDX Deck: Getting Started

Thanks Joe. I recently learned that MDX can be used with G...

What are your five most used terminal commands?

fortune -o is one of my ❤ commands. From the man page if a...

Quickstart Guide: Elastic Stack for Devs

This is great, I'm going to try it out later tonight.

Open Call For Guests

I nominate: ...

How do you manage your dotfiles across multiple and/or new developer machines?

No problem, I've got it permanently on my reading list so I...

How do you manage your dotfiles across multiple and/or new developer machines?

There is some good stuff in here, I've not tried any yet th...

4 Tips For Workplace Pranks

Please share some pictures!

4 Tips For Workplace Pranks

Yeah, that's probably not a good idea ... at least in the w...

4 Tips For Workplace Pranks

🌵 ➕ 👀 Awesome! Thanks for sharing.

My Favorite Vue Resources

Thanks for the kind words, I 'm glad you enjoyed it.

My Favorite Vue Resources

No problem, Marina. Looking forward to what you do next!

My Favorite Vue Resources

I have heard really good things about Erik Hanchett's conte...

My Favorite Vue Resources

Thanks!

A bot that tweets new DEV articles about Vue

Great job not just on the idea, but bringing it to life! P...

What does FOUC stand for?

Initially, I read this as For Official Use Only (FOUO) and ...

What was your win this week?

In addition to being a great tool, Code Climate generously ...

What was your win this week?

This week, I made five 3-pointers (4 in a row) in a pickup ...

Dev.to has implemented Series! Series are cool! Coding Concepts is now a series! Cool!

It's also worth noting that the circle icons won't appear u...

A New Vue On JavaScript30 - 06 Type Ahead

Thank you for the kind words. Reach out if you have any qu...

Accessibility Testing - aXe Browser Extension

Thanks for the kind words :)

Building a Desktop App with Vue: Electron

Have you (or anyone) tried this Vue CLI v3 plugin for elect...

Accessibility Testing - aXe Browser Extension

Great job!

Accessibility Testing - aXe Browser Extension

I believe Chrome's LightHouse is aXe under the hood. I cho...

The Rails Ecosystem is Healthier than Ever

What does dev.to use for its production setup? I've used Ap...

The Rails Ecosystem is Healthier than Ever

I've always like Rails a lot but its always been a chore to...

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