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Matt Hamilton

Software developer. Developer Advocate at @IBMDeveloper. Tinkerer of motorbikes, vans, Arduinos, etc.

Education

University of Bristol

Work

Developer Advocate at IBM

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What are your go-to tech podcasts?

Command Line Heroes by Saron Yitbarek is excellent and a grea...

Issuing Assets on the XRP Ledger for Ethereum Developers

Correct, it is not using the Ethereum network, just the Ether...

Why I Stream Live Coding on Twitch

Glad you enjoyed it! I generally stream every Tuesday at 2pm ...

Senior Devs: What Git commands have you learned AFTER you become senior developer?

All of them! :)

What was your win this week?

Starting and completing two entries to the Github PayId hacka...

Where do you host server-side code?

I'm a developer advocate for IBM Cloud, so perhaps this is a ...

DEV to Github profile assistant

Nice one! That is a really cool idea :) I might take it furth...

Why Should You Care About Pair Programming?

I used the VS Code extension for the first time this week. It...

When are you happiest as a coder?

At that lovely point when after much trial and error and lear...

What are some examples of "productive laziness"?

Sleep.

In what year did you learn Web Development?

1996 web.archive.org/web/19961219060900... I started as was ...

What bad habit do you have because you learned an approach *before* a better idea came along?

emacs

What bad habit do you have because you learned an approach *before* a better idea came along?

That Javascript is shit? I started on it back in the day when...

Hosting a PayID on Github Pages

Yes, it doesn't quite adhere to all parts of the spec strictl...

How to become more productive using Makefile

TABS! Make sure you mention you need to use tabs not spaces t...

Enabling Exclusive Content with Web Monetization: The Right Way

Indeed, I think this is how Coil, for example, does it with t...

Announcing: The Grant For The Web x DEV Hackathon Winners!

Just a quick plug... if you enjoyed hacking on ideas around W...

Announcing: The Grant For The Web x DEV Hackathon Winners!

Congratulations all! So pleased to have been beaten by such g...

How do you keep your resume up to date?

I have a LaTeX file with my resume in that I wrote about 20 y...

Static Serving PayID Addresses

Hi! Glad you found it useful. I'm not aware of any testing to...

IsAnagram? - Quick Hack

Using a set operator though you will remove duplicate letters...

🐶 Akita: Get Involved in Web Monetization With or Without the Price Tag

This is awesome! :) I Just installed it in Firefox... working...

Brief History of Web Monetization

I'm not sure exactly, but I'm guessing it is likely to do wit...

Interview Qs Decoded - # 2

Actually just realised an even more concise way in Python. Th...

Interview Qs Decoded - # 2

In Python: More verbose using a for loop: def revFunction(...

Brief History of Web Monetization

Great! Glad you found it useful :) It is fantastic to see so ...

Brief History of Web Monetization

Oh wow, that is a cool site, I've not seen it before. I guess...

Brief History of Web Monetization

Eric, thanks! And that is an awesome interview... I was not a...

Brief History of Web Monetization

Thanks! Glad you enjoyed it :)

The Easiest Way to Search Among 1 Billion Image Vectors

This is awesome :) I did a quick coding session a while back ...

What Mac to buy as an app dev 2020?

I've just upgraded from a 3 year old 13" Macbook Pro (dual do...

Live coding my DEV/GftW Hackathon entry

So, I completed the live coding and submission! Details of th...

Python vs Java

Better to ask forgiveness than permission ;)

Announcing the Grant For The Web Hackathon on DEV

If anyone wants to come along and support, chat, and or laugh...

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