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Drew Bragg

Full Stack Dev && Single Dad && Board Game Geek && Hockey Player

Education

Launch Academy Bootcamp, Udacity Front-End Developer Nanodegree

Work

Full Stack Developer at Cello Health

All 126 Comments

re: Happy Hacktoberfest! πŸŽƒ
This list of Hacktoberfest repos doesn't allow you to filter ...
re: Games are addicting. Learning web development isn't. Can it be?
Agreed
re: Booster framework vs Ruby on Rails
Booster is definitely a very different architecture than Rail...
re: i made clone of dev.to part-2
I did focus on your content, which is why I know your article...
re: Booster framework vs Ruby on Rails
One last thing, you may want to consider using the tag #showd...
re: Booster framework vs Ruby on Rails
I took a look at the code in both repos and I gotta say that ...
re: A Nifty Use Case for Rails Virtual Attributes
Interesting. Out of curiosity, why are you using models to r...
re: My Portfolio: Rate and Review
Start simple. Adding the <meta name=description> tag to...
re: My Portfolio: Rate and Review
Nice work! The hero section is really nicely done. I wish I ...
re: i made clone of dev.to part-2
I think your tags should be #react and #css, maybe #html, and...
re: My last post is rocking...!!!(clone of dev.to)
Not sure why this has the #ruby tag πŸ€”
re: Baby talk for computers (It's all key: value pairs)
Don't forget Ruby hash. ivy = { key: "value", name: "Iv...
re: What's your favourite WYSIWYG editor?
I've been able to get it to work with Vue pretty well. Been ...
re: Building my new website with VuePress and Bulma
Nice work on the site. It looks great!
re: Easter eggs in Go source code
This made me chuckle quite a bit. Thanks for sharing this!
re: Ruby on Rails digest: 26 most popular repositories in June 2020
Woohoo! Pumped to see this back! Thanks for doing it. πŸ™‚
re: What keyboard do you use?
Keytron K2. Overall I like it a lot but it's very tall, gott...
re: What keyboard do you use?
I've been rocking the K2 for a while now and like it a lot ex...
re: When things are back to normal, will you be working from home or in an office?
I had been working really hard to get my company to let me wo...
re: πŸ‘©β€πŸ’» The three extensions you need for Rails development in VS Code
Solargraph can be great when it wants to be. What annoys me ...
re: Pay Cut? For Remote work?
From my understanding pay-cuts have little to do with the per...
re: Handling Service Worker updates in your Vue PWA
Wow, that is super similar in code examples. I read a bunch o...
re: Handling Service Worker updates in your Vue PWA
Thank you for the kind words! I hope it helped you.
re: What's your go-to stack these days?
Haven't found a single reason to not use Rails. For the front...
re: American Communications Companies Appear to Be Under DDoS Attack
Knowing Ben I don't think he was "promoting" this BS but rath...
re: 33 Most popular JS repositories on GitHub in May 2020
I get that. If you dont mind sharing your method of data co...
re: 33 Most popular JS repositories on GitHub in May 2020
Why did you stop doing the Ruby/Rails gems list?
re: Handling Service Worker updates in your Vue PWA
Great! The whole reason I wrote this up was to help someone d...
re: Rails N + 2 queries
Dude this post was awesome. Thanks!
re: What was your win this week?
Made the taco_tuesday gem πŸ˜πŸ˜‚
re: What did you learn this week on Dev.to?
If you need/want the method on the File class and not just th...
re: Has GitHub Been Down More Since its Acquisition by Microsoft?
It's possible that an increase in traffic is causing more dow...
re: DevDiscuss Episode 4: Should Ruby Still be a Thing in 2020?
Great podcast! I really enjoyed the discussion.
re: TIL: alias in Ruby
Agreed. The more I work with and learn about Ruby the more I ...
re: How To Use The Map Method In Ruby
You can also use Array#map! to replace the values within the ...
re: The taco_tuesday gem, cause Tacos
Schnitzel Wednesday πŸ˜‚ πŸ˜‚ πŸ˜‚
re: Which dev.to loading GIF do you prefer?
Dude, these are awesome! Nice work, very creative. Personally...
re: Manifest vs head icons in the Vue CLI PWA Plugin
Thanks!
re: Take the 2020 Ruby on Rails developer community survey
If you're like me and didn't know what a Greenfield app was I...
re: React vs Vue: Compare and Contrast
I started with React and used it a lot. I was super hesitant ...
re: Handling Service Worker updates in your Vue PWA
I just found out that this article is being included in the ...
re: Workspace Wednesday: Show me pics of your at-home setup
All on a VariDesk for when I feel standing (conference calls ...
re: What's your wifi's name?
'The Tardis'
re: Workspace Wednesday: Show me pics of your at-home setup
It's an Autonomous ErgoChair 2 🀷🏻 I'm a fan, especially for ...
re: Workspace Wednesday: Show me pics of your at-home setup
Correct!
re: Workspace Wednesday: Show me pics of your at-home setup
πŸ˜‚ they even have little capes so I know which one to talk whe...
re: Workspace Wednesday: Show me pics of your at-home setup
re: Seems like GitHub is down
Followed by Digital Ocean...
re: Do you use time-tracking for work or for your personal time?
I use wakatime and love it. I have the chrome and terminal...
re: Level Up Your Ruby Skillz: Writing Compact Code
Now I want to go back to all my old code and refactor every...
re: Apples announces new 16-inch Macbook Pro
Good, work is getting me a new machine in the new few month...
re: Which ruby book would you recommend?
Practical Objected Oriented Design in Ruby by Sandi Metz is...
re: Twiddle-wakka (Yes, that's a real thing)
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
re: What was your win this week?
I created a PR to fix a bug in Vuetify (one of the, if not ...
re: What is your favorite β€œnon-mainstream” web development framework/library?
Not sure if you'd consider (Stimulus)[stimulusjs.org/] non-...
re: Hacktoberfest Starts in Six Days πŸŽƒπŸŽ‰
So excited for this! The past 2 years I haven't felt like...
re: where can I learn rails?
Chris Oliver runs GoRails and it's fantastic!
re: How to put a Ruby on Rails application in Maintenance Mode
I gotta go with Andrew on this one. I use Digital Ocean for...
re: It’s my birthday
Happy Birthday, Ben!!
re: Hacktoberfest 2019 updates posted. Get ready everyone!
😍 That logo
re: Pitch a project to Hacktoberfest πŸŽ‰
I don't have any OS projects of my own to recommend but I t...
re: Dev.to is presenting Hacktoberfest?!
Fact! The logo is so awesome this year! The logo from two ...
re: What's your favorite coding joke/comic etc?
This has always been one of my favorites!
re: What jobs did you hold before you got into software?
Chick-fil-A Photo tech 63B - Light wheeled vehicle mechani...
re: How many software developers does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
None, we all use Dark Mode
re: How many software developers does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
Meh, new BulbScript frameworks come out every day
re: Is it dev dot too or is it dev dot tee oh?
I actually have the sticker!
re: If you could change one thing about learning to code, what would it be?
I'm glad I read the other comments before responding. I ori...
re: Is it dev dot too or is it dev dot tee oh?
If I remember correctly, Ben said it was short for Dev.toge...
re: Announcing DEV for Android
Neat! Any advantage to the Android app over the PWA? Been u...
re: What was your win this week?
This week, I... Fixed every known bug in IE for one of our...
re: Handling ActiveStorage direct uploads and server side form validations
Glad you found it helpful! This is basically the post I wis...
re: Nice Vue UI Toolkits on GitHub.
I use vuetify in a few different applications and can confi...
re: What is one essential item in your backpack or computer bag?
Just one? That's tough... I rock a GORUCK GR1 (best bag ev...
re: Deploying a Rails app to Digital Ocean with Capistrano
I place it in my home dir not the root dir. Are you running...
re: acts-as-taggable-on causing SQL errors when ordered by relation
Still haven't figured this out. Might be opening up an issu...
re: The Definitive Guide To Protecting Your Eyes For DevelopersπŸ‘€
This is also available on Chrome OS!
re: Understanding the basics of Ruby on Rails: HTTP, MVC, andΒ Routes
Solid write up! I love Rails, it's so simple to get started...
re: Migrating Rails Apps to VPS - worth it?
Absolutely! I remember when we moved from AWS to DigitalOce...
re: Migrating Rails Apps to VPS - worth it?
You may want to checkout hatchbox if you're not trying to d...
re: acts-as-taggable-on causing SQL errors when ordered by relation
Thanks, Ben, I appreciate it! Ordering by phase works fine...
re: DragonDrop
This is fantastic! I love the focus on accessibility. Nice ...
re: Tools for Developers
Thanks for the tip on Postal!
re: dev.to Repo Recap of the Past Week
Go @meggutshall !
re: Where to start refactoring.
Since rails is serving as only an api in this instance I fi...
re: Where to start refactoring.
Yes, luckily the core of the app is pretty well covered wit...
re: Where to start refactoring.
All great points! I completely agree
re: Where to start refactoring.
When I was refactoring the frontend (Vue.js) I moved a lot ...
re: Where to start refactoring.
For the rails side I'm trying to stick with each part as M ...
re: Where to start refactoring.
Luckily, given that it's all my code I understand the code ...
re: Where to start refactoring.
That's the hope!
re: Where to start refactoring.
Make it easy to other people who haven't seen your code ba...
re: Today I fixed a bug using the best method name ever
I agree!
re: Did you earn your Hacktoberfest t-shirt?
I did. As usual my plans for Hacktoberfest were much large...
re: LibertyJS, who's going?
DUUUDE! It's the Philly JavaScript conference! It's literal...
re: What are your favorite VueJS libraries?
Love Vuetify. Really nice package
re: Introducing a Rails 5.1 development environment via Docker
Awesome!
re: Announcement from the DEV Community Founders ❀️
This is FANTASTIC! Congratulations guys, well deserved! I'm...
re: Lessons I learned from training with special forces that I use in software development
Another good one!
re: How long have you been programming?
First time I saw "code" and tried to make sense of it I was...
re: Introducing our September 2018 sponsors
I did the same. We actually moved a lot of our apps to Dig...
re: Introducing our September 2018 sponsors
Can't wait for Hacktoberfest!
re: I want to make a mobile app for Dev.to
It's sad really because I use dev.to as a PWA on my phone a...
re: Can I see your terminal?
Here's mine with some neofetch love
re: Git merge specific file from another branch
Was literally JUST talking about this today, thanks!
re: Help! I'm A Mobile Developer Now!
We've used Cordova at work and it seems to work pretty well...
re: Tech Events this Week - 4/30
PTW - Dev Day May 2nd 2018.phillytechweek.com/events#vie....
re: Tech Events this Week - 4/30
Philly Tech Week April 30th - May 4th 2018.phillytechweek...
re: Tech Events this Week - 4/30
Philadelphia
re: Github repos for learners
While not a GitHub Repo I found Harvard CS50 course an awes...
re: Free Beer!
And no one has claimed the free beer yet!
re: Free Beer!
I was able to randomly snag a Dev.to sticker but I still ha...
re: First Developer Conference, Suggestions?
Looking forward to meeting you too! I'm really excited abou...
re: Introducing a Rails 5.1 development environment via Docker
This is fantastic! suggestion => don't use Ruby 2.5 (ye...
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