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Midpoint Nerd

Perl wrangler. Has a very complicated bashrc

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Do you have a standing desk? Which one?

I have the manually operated Ikea adjustable one. I recently...

Quick A/B Poll: Which card style you like better?

Depends entirely on the background, as presented on white, th...

Send a screenshot of your Code Editor 📸

I'm a fan of Teenage Engineering's industrial design and musi...

What non-dev IT jobs have you had?

Retail & cashier at the parking office of my alma-matte...

If you mostly write code for your day-to-day, do you have plans to get promoted out of that situation?

I used to work Desktop Support at one organization. I coded...

How important are math skills for software development?

ahem Do you mean "Arithmetic"?

What do you think about the idea that "there should be only one way of doing a thing" in programming languages?

I guess you've never heard of PERL

What was the moment you realized you weren’t such a newbie anymore?

Not Yet...

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

I created both a shell script and a macro to open my bash c...

What's your commute like?

When we moved to town, we picked an apartment on the bus li...

What are you "old enough to remember" in software development?

In the Borland C Editor/compiler for DOS, there was a blurb...

Have any DEV design concepts or ideas?

For those kids of the 90's, an ode to a classic. low quali...

How do you name your git branches?

I got a little too generic at one point, reused a branch na...

Have any DEV design concepts or ideas?

Have any DEV design concepts or ideas?

Have any DEV design concepts or ideas?

Something like the NASA worm logo as a patch. Another with...

That programming book you never finished

*Greek… I 💖 Math.

Tech in Pop Culture - Accurate or Hilarious?

NCIS and Numb3rs were especially bad at these tropes. I esp...

Tech in Pop Culture - Accurate or Hilarious?

ENHANCE!

How do you clean your screen, keyboard, etc?

Keyboard:

What is a website that you visit regularly despite its technical quality and user experience?

Twitter. There is no "Great" client, but each one has some...

React Native meets CodePush

I hate to be off topic, but I need to know what terminal em...

What tool/framework/cms/etc do you use to build your own personal website?

Jekyll is pretty sweet. I've even used it to prototype and...

Why Fusion Drives & Windows Don't Mix

You can use diskutil cs in the Mac's command line to break ...

What's the worst career decision you've ever made?

I decided I wanted to spend more time on projects and less ti...

What's the best software for creating flowcharts and other visuals to document application logic?

I personally can't stand Omni Group's products, but they have...

How would one start learning mobile application development?

The Stanford Swift & iOS class is a wonderful resource, e...

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