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re: I ranked the Best TensorFlow Courses on the internet, based on your reviews
Hi, @johnyrufus and @sak1m, community mod here. Both of th...
re: Your First Year In Code: Now Available In Print!
Hi Stephen, DM me on Twitter (@isaacdlyman ) and I'll help ...
re: Your First Year In Code: Now Available In Print!
Whoops, thank you.
re: Your First Year In Code: Now Available In Print!
What country are you from? Maybe I can track down a store n...
re: Your First Year In Code: Now Available In Print!
A tip for all you junior developers out there: your employe...
re: The DEV Community Published a Book: Your First Year in Code
Psst! Your First Year in ...
re: The DEV Community Published a Book: Your First Year in Code
Psst! Your First Year in ...
re: It’s my birthday
Happy birthday, Ben!
re: Your First Year in Code - a community book for new (and not so new) developers
Thanks Adrian! It was great to chat with you.
re: Welcome Thread - v38
Welcome, Matt!
re: If your manager told you to spend the next two weeks working on any "fun and fulfilling" project at work, what would you do?
Haha, too real.
re: Which Class Of Developer Are You?
My top results: 100% Shapeshifter, 75% Ranger. What I love...
re: The simplest Svelte component is an empty file
This is very cool, for exactly the reason you say - it's ni...
re: What, in your opinion, is a perfect video game?
I used to play a lot of Rocket League. Then one day I was p...
re: What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?
To clarify, I didn't choose that password, I just inherited...
re: What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?
I was once aware of a website (trying to avoid details here...
re: The DEV Community Published a Book: Your First Year in Code
👀
re: The DEV Community Published a Book: Your First Year in Code
Thanks Ben! DEV is what really made this project work. It w...
re: Add a "physical" Smart Button To Your Next Project
I've always wanted to build a big red lever that would run ...
re: What's your most re-watchable movie?
I've watched Pacific Rim a buncha times. It's nice because ...
re: If you mostly write code for your day-to-day, do you have plans to get promoted out of that situation?
At my last company there were two advancement routes for en...
re: What Programmers Can Learn From Rappers
Nice! This seems relevant: ...
re: Solving the Health Problems of Software Engineers
I love deadlifts so much. I think it's the efficiency that ...
re: Convince me that types are awesome
For me the main benefit of types is not correctness but dev...
re: Pets of DEV
I knowwwww ❤️💥🐶
re: Pets of DEV
This is Luna. She's the best.
re: Don’t say negative things in an interview
Ah, that's neat. I believe I've seen a hybrid approach of s...
re: Don’t say negative things in an interview
You correctly answer that a global configurator also works...
re: What do you do if you're in the middle of a project and you realize it already exists in the world?
If it's a money-making project, this is actually a good thi...
re: Diversity vs Inclusivity: Understanding the Difference
I think this post is excellent. :) Thanks for clarifying.
re: Diversity vs Inclusivity: Understanding the Difference
Diversity and inclusion are mutually exclusive. This is ...
re: What's one resource most devs don't know that you use regularly?
webfx.com/web-design/hex-to-rgb/ for hex/rgb conversions. ...
re: I'm concerned with the move that FreeCodeCamp just pulled by leaving Medium
Isaac Lyman ...
re: FreeCodeCamp's Copyright Infringement
Blog posts and articles are protected by the DMCA in the Un...
re: What are some red flags to look out for in the first few weeks of a new dev job?
Watch out for the unholy startup trifecta: open floor pla...
re: Yes, ColdFusion is "Unpopular". No, I don't care.
My first job in tech was at a ColdFusion shop--CF was the f...
re: Call for JavaScript library: "navigation history"
Would this meet your needs? npmjs.com/package/back-forward...
re: Is it dev dot too or is it dev dot tee oh?
Ben refers to it as DEV in emails, so I always just yell "D...
re: Why is No One Talking About Razzle?
Hi Avram, looks like you're new here. This kind of comment ...
re: How to Manage Conflicts: Speak
Hey Isaac! This series is fantastic. Would you consider let...
re: Last call! Be a co-author of the complete guide for junior devs
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re: Last call! Be a co-author of the complete guide for junior devs
Email me. book@isaaclyman.com
re: Last call! Be a co-author of the complete guide for junior devs
Email me. book@isaaclyman.com
re: Last call! Be a co-author of the complete guide for junior devs
Email me. book@isaaclyman.com
re: I'm writing a book for junior developers!
ATTENTION CONTRIBUTORS If you've emailed me to participate...
re: I'm writing a book for junior developers!
That sounds great! Send me an email and we'll make it happe...
re: I'm writing a book for junior developers!
Hi John! Send me an email and I'll sign you up.
re: I'm writing a book for junior developers!
Great! Email me at book@isaaclyman.com and I'll add you to ...
re: I'm writing a book for junior developers!
Of course! You'll set whatever price you can afford.
re: I'm writing a book for junior developers!
First drafts by end of March, I think. Send me an email and...
re: I'm writing a book for junior developers!
Yeah! I'll DM you on Twitter.
re: I'm writing a book for junior developers!
Awesome! Send me an email, book@isaaclyman.com. We'll make ...
re: I'm writing a book for junior developers!
Cool! Send me an email and we'll make it happen.
re: I'm writing a book for junior developers!
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re: I'm writing a book for junior developers!
I love it! Any or all of the above would be welcome. Shoot ...
re: I'm writing a book for junior developers!
If you guest-write a chapter, a share of the profits is you...
re: I'm writing a book for junior developers!
Timeframe: hoping to publish this summer if not sooner. No...
re: I'm writing a book for junior developers!
That's a great idea! Write it up and send it my way.
re: I'm writing a book for junior developers!
Awesome! Let's get in touch, I'd love to have you on board.
re: I'm writing a book for junior developers!
Sounds great! You can always DM me on Twitter or email me (...
re: I'm writing a book for junior developers!
Count me in! You've got my email, talk to your cofounders a...
re: I'm writing a book for junior developers!
I think being junior is an advantage in many ways, as a bet...
re: I'm writing a book for junior developers!
Your writing here has been awesome. I'm all ears, Jen--any ...
re: I'm writing a book for junior developers!
I would love to have DEV as a partner/publisher on this. I'...
re: Explain XKCD To Me
Been using this extension for a few weeks now. Super nice t...
re: What to learn first
Easy? No, but never underestimate a motivated 9-year-old. I...
re: What to learn first
Did a bit of Googling, shocked to learn that some of those ...
re: What to learn first
True! Not a lot of people gunning for that ALGOL role any m...
re: Can you hand write a website in Notepad?
If I may be pedantic, the following is a valid website: ...
re: I need your advice i find it hard to code at work but comfortable coding at home?
I had the same problem. Here's what I did: I complained t...
re: Objects as Primitives?
A relevant Twitter thread: Isaac Lyman @isaacandsuch ...
re: The Piece Table - the Unsung Hero of Your Text Editor
This is a great article. It reminds me a little of the "Del...
re: What's your typical process for reviewing a pull request in GitHub?
That's a great point, and to clarify, I wouldn't usually ap...
re: What's your typical process for reviewing a pull request in GitHub?
Generally I'm sanity checking. Does this look like code? ...
re: Who is the most liked author on dev.to? - Analysis of top 500 posts
Wow, honored to be on the same list with all those awesome ...
re: Do I wait until performance review time or bring it up now?
First of all, if you don't think you're making enough money...
re: Please don't commit .env
What's more alarming about this is that there are still so...
re: Would you mentor someone 5 min. a day?
I mentor people here and there, usually folks that find me ...
re: Style beautiful web pages without writing any CSS. Using W3.CSS.
This comment doesn't meet the dev.to community guidelines. ...
re: What software development skills only come with experience?
In my experience there are only two estimates that consiste...
re: What software development skills only come with experience?
(Mental) Muscle Memory I think a big part of the reason we...
re: Stop Fighting About JavaScript Frameworks
You're absolutely right. This is a hard one for me because ...
re: Favourite albums to listen to while coding
I maintain a playlist of tracks that are good for refactori...
re: Explain Postgresql Views Like I'm Five
One nice thing about a function stored in SQL is that SQL c...
re: Put dev.to on your resume!
Sure! Email resume@isaaclyman.com and I'll send it to you.
re: Put dev.to on your resume!
Isa...
re: Put dev.to on your resume!
Total views is available on your dashboard if you have a Su...
re: Put dev.to on your resume!
I have a dev story, but so far nobody's asked for it. Recru...
re: Dev.To Review #1: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed
That's episode 2, I was able to link to episode 1 from Soun...
re: Put dev.to on your resume!
I see them on dev.to/dashboard. I think it's a perk of bein...
re: Put dev.to on your resume!
It is a bit of a hassle to cross-post, unfortunately. But I...
re: Dev.To Review #1: Top 7 Of The Week, Discussed
The SoundCloud link isn't working. :( is there somewhere el...
re: Explain Empty Returns Like I'm Five
If I may add my two cents: all kinds of explanations are we...
re: Hiring process of your dreams
I don't know of a "quick" way to pick the most qualified ca...
re: Hiring process of your dreams
I know it's important to make sure someone can code, but pr...
re: If you don't hire juniors, you don't deserve seniors
It asks for 3+ years of career experience...that's mid-leve...
re: If you don't hire juniors, you don't deserve seniors
Location matters a lot. Those numbers are a nationwide aver...
re: How does one create MS Office documents programmatically?
The app I built uses the docx NPM package to dynamically ge...
re: How to start contributing to open source as a junior or newbie?
I maintain a couple projects where junior contributors are ...
re: Explain JavaScript Promises like I am five.
Here's another thread where I answered a similar question: ...
re: Alcohol and developer culture
I didn't realize we'd interacted before! Haha. I don't drin...
re: Alcohol and developer culture
Congrats on two years sober. That's awesome. As someone wh...
re: Have any DEV design concepts or ideas?
How about a DEV scarf? Scarves are amazing.
re: We believe in open-source, so why can't everyone code?
I worry about the optics of "very few people are developers...
re: What's your atomic bomb?
Spent two years working on a web platform for multi-level m...
re: Explain Middleware Like I'm Five
Think of an HTTP request like an assembly line. The user is...
re: Properly validating e-mail addresses
^.+@.+\..+$ is the regex I use. It needs something before a...
re: This is how HTTPS works
I called but they didn't show up. I guess after 40 years in...
re: Would you pay someone to find a job you love?
Yes. Absolutely. In fact, I've heard of something like this...
re: Application environments
Hi Germán! Great questions. Not necessarily. More than on...
re: A future without time zones
Hmm...do you think the future holds more distributed teams ...
re: A future without time zones
I mean, no sensible ruling body would choose English as the...
re: A future without time zones
Of course, now it occurs to me that the simplest solution i...
re: A future without time zones
Wow, what a great read.
re: A future without time zones
What it would do, in my mind, is trade two questions for on...
re: A future without time zones
I think the half-hour and quarter-hour time zones ideally w...
re: A future without time zones
Baby steps, Sergio, the world isn't ready for a visionary l...
re: A future without time zones
I happen to like Spanish. 😄 Esperanto would also be pretty ...
re: Explain Stores (Vuex) Like I'm Five
Your English is excellent. Assuming the Vuex store and the...
re: Explain Stores (Vuex) Like I'm Five
A Vue application is a tree of components. Each component h...
re: I was bored, so I made my website into a Node package. Here's how.
I can't even tell you how horrible I would have felt if t...
re: I am a developer. How can I make money?
From your very informative and helpful post, I am assuming...
re: Cementerio Proyectos Github
Qué proyectos muy interesantes. Nunca tuve la idea de hacer...
re: My Development Graveyard, Part 1
Ooh! That Majora's Mask card takes me all the way back.
re: Graveyard Groundskeepers
Great post, I'm really enjoying what everyone has been shar...
re: RIP Side Projects
I've never been called "venerable" before. 😳😳😳 let's hang o...
re: Who's looking for open source contributors? (August 13 edition)
Instructions: Find a public place with plenty of foot traf...
re: My GitHub Graveyards
I want to find out what you learned from replaceFBwithCats ...
re: GitHub Graveyards: I'll show you mine...
If you want to check out more graveyards (and who wouldn't?...
re: Who's looking for open source contributors? (August 13 edition)
Human Bingo, a simple people-watching game for Android writ...
re: Graveyard update: Human Bingo lives!
No, it only supports one board at a time. However, my wife ...
re: Graveyard update: Human Bingo lives!
I love Kotlin. Part of it is that I'm a big JetBrains fan, ...
re: GitHub Graveyards: I'll show you mine...
Since you said please: play.google.com/store/apps/details.....
re: Out of everything you've seen or read, what had the biggest impact on your life as a developer?
A great reminder, thanks for sharing.
re: What are some blockers for you on contributing to open source projects?
My biggest blocker is the fact that when I get assigned to ...
re: GitHub Graveyards: I'll show you mine...
I just MIT-licensed it for you. :) Steal away. By the way,...
re: GitHub Graveyards: I'll show you mine...
🤣 Thanks for sharing.
re: GitHub Graveyards: I'll show you mine...
To be honest it never occurred to me to document those. But...
re: GitHub Graveyards: I'll show you mine...
re: GitHub Graveyards: I'll show you mine...
Come on, Ben, we're dying to know what "hot-sauce" and "Lau...
re: GitHub Graveyards: I'll show you mine...
Not really. I'm sure Ionic is useful elsewhere, but I'd hav...
re: GitHub Graveyards: I'll show you mine...
Wow, that's great to know! Thanks so much.
re: Programmers who only code at work
Here's an inventory of all my side projects, for anyone who...
re: dev.to is now open source
Congratulations!
re: Sadly, I must say goodbye to Leaf (my programming language)
It's always bittersweet when a project hits the doldrums. I...
re: Integration Testing in .NET Core 2.0
Awesome, this is such a clear and useful post. It was the 2...
re: What are your programming hype songs?
I've got a playlist of interesting but low-energy songs I u...
re: Starting a business for your app
Real businesses rarely go anywhere in a garage. Dependin...
re: What is your routine for staying fit and healthy?
I'm a little late to the conversation, but my company bough...
re: What should I be asking for salary?
Ask your co-workers in similar roles what they make. Or, re...
re: What CSS methodology should we use at dev.to?
That's not the way I see it. If I have two separate JavaScr...
re: [Off Topic] Should a developer marry another developer? What are the chances?
I didn't marry a dev, but neither did my wife. She married ...
re: Is coding with alcohol productive?
I avoid alcohol for religious reasons--to be honest, I don'...
re: What do you think of the new Go logo?
Fair point. On the other hand, I've never written a single ...
re: Best OS for programmers
I've done some time coding in Linux (Elementary OS, Mint, a...
re: How to begin a project with just an idea
This is how I do it. There's no substitute for excitement, ...
re: Who's looking for open source contributors? (April 16 edition)
Viano is a code toy that lets you write songs using Vue com...
re: Advanced devs and beginner devs can co-exist harmoniously. It's not rocket science.
Hmm, not really a fair summary of what I was saying. The ve...
re: I recently discovered Parcel, and it's amazing
It seems like the actual webpack API hasn't changed very mu...
re: I recently discovered Parcel, and it's amazing
Webpack 4.5 is pretty fast. Some definite improvements ther...
re: Advanced devs and beginner devs can co-exist harmoniously. It's not rocket science.
It's odd to me that so many people are using "Stack Overflo...
re: Advanced devs and beginner devs can co-exist harmoniously. It's not rocket science.
There are a lot of people over at Stack Overflow (Atwood in...
re: Who's looking for open source contributors? (April 9 edition)
My weekend project, Viano, got retweeted by most of the Vue...
re: What do you do when your stuck?
Ooh, I just wrote about this one: dev.to/isaacandsuch/so-yo...
re: Explain neural networks Like I'm Five
'explainlikeimfive' doesn't need to be taken literally. It ...
re: Software Engineers shouldn't code. That's the job of the developer.
I've never met a software engineer that didn't code. In fac...
re: Transitioning from traditional PC apps to Web Development
Some of them are, not all. If you need to meet some Utah-ba...
re: How does your web dev team decide on browser support?
I feel like there are two sides to this one. There are a lo...
re: So you're stuck
Yeah that would be awesome.
re: So you're stuck
Cool, welcome to the community. Maybe I should sell prints?...
re: So you're stuck
Soooo true.
re: Application environments
I'm a big believer in feature branches, though at some poin...
re: Application environments
Interesting, I've never been on a team that practiced conti...
re: Devs don't want to be owned
What if my hobbies and side businesses give me skills that...
re: Why don't operating systems and browsers limit shared resources more strictly?
Throttling sounds like a great idea for Electron apps and b...
re: Critique my JS solution to this CodeWars Kata
Came to the comments to post this exact solution. Very eleg...
re: Which programming language has the prettiest syntax?
TypeScript struck me as pretty ugly at first, like a pile o...
re: Which framework use for an e2e tests of an SPA?
Yep, that is what I do. And admittedly it is slow. My tests...
re: Which framework use for an e2e tests of an SPA?
Yep! Although I've never stubbed a response, as I feel that...
re: Which framework use for an e2e tests of an SPA?
I'd be happy to get you started. Hit me up with that GitHub...
re: Which framework use for an e2e tests of an SPA?
Cypress is the best e2e testing framework I've ever used, b...
re: What CSS methodology should we use at dev.to?
Most of the time you're right, a CSS methodology works grea...
re: Transitioning from traditional PC apps to Web Development
Out here in Utah, a lot of companies are hiring .NET devs t...
re: If you could go back 10 years, what would you say to yourself?
Also. Can't miss a chance to show off one of my funnier twe...
re: If you could go back 10 years, what would you say to yourself?
The Internet never forgets, so be kind.
re: [JS] Calculate phonetic similarity of two strings, any ideas?
That's what Soundex is for. It phoneticizes the words so th...
re: Let's talk about remote work.
Yes, the company has an number of employees who don't live ...
re: Let's talk about remote work.
I work from home over 90% of the time. My company is comple...
re: If you could make one of your tools your valentine, which one would it be? 🤔
Possibly Cypress or Ava. Testing with these is just so much...
re: What language features/concepts do insiders of the language love and outsiders hate?
LINQ is so elegant. Every time I use it I feel great.
re: Linked Lists — BaseCS Video Series
This is great! One question: does the head node of a linked...
re: What Happens When A User Edits A Post on Dev.to?
It happens pretty reliably like this: write a post or com...
re: What Happens When A User Edits A Post on Dev.to?
I also see this a lot. In fact, just today I was thinking I...
re: Hitting a motivation block, how to get over it?
Some thoughts: Don't compare your brand-new ideas to othe...
re: Do you use any special glasses for work?
I use these cheap ones. They have a very light yellow tint ...
re: Need recommendations in Mocking database / Testing Cleanup (Unit Testing)
I think what you're already doing is pretty much the way to...
re: Please Stop Using Local Storage
Thanks for introducing me to IndexedDB. I had been using lo...
re: Named functions vs Functions as variables in JavaScript
I see some advantages to both, not just in terms of readabi...
re: Recommend me a Node.js framework.
Express is a super simple and robust framework for creating...
re: Explain JavaScript promises Like I'm Five
Suppose your friend asks you for a favor. "As soon as you g...
re: Creating Web Components with Stencil.js
This is awesome. How good is browser support for shadow DOM...
re: Crafting Better Code Reviews
Another thing, bugs don't care about your feelings. Sorry ...
re: Explain CSS BEM Structures Like I'm Five
That's a hard one. Last I checked, the "official" solution ...
re: Explain CSS BEM Structures Like I'm Five
In traditional webapps (i.e. webapps built before CSS encap...
re: Is is normal or am I worrying too much that I don't know that much?
I remember my first technical interview very clearly. I ent...
re: Some of the Best Coding Tools Aren't Coding Tools
This is extremely well-written, Chris. Thanks for sharing. ...
re: Programmers who only code at work
Strong words. I think you might have replied to the wrong c...
re: Who should our next Ask Me Anything guest be on dev.to?
Joel Spolsky or Jeff Atwood would be amazing. Sara Soueidan...
re: What to expect from dev.to in 2018
I think I speak for all of us when I say On a more serio...
re: Tabs VS Space
I like 2 spaces, because I dislike wrapped lines and I hate...
re: Were you born to be a developer?
This is the funniest thing I've read all day. Great job.
re: What have been your biggest learning curves as developers? #discuss
Asynchronous programming and Promises. I had a pretty good ...
re: This is how Meltdown works
As I understand it, only Intel is affected by Meltdown, but...
re: This is how Meltdown works
Thanks, Ed! (Is "Ed" good? I'm embarrassed to admit I can't...
re: It's Just Syntactic Sugar
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think the difference here is...
re: This is how Meltdown works
Yeah, that's right! It's a complicated cache timing attack.
re: Processor Security Flaws
If anyone's curious about how Meltdown works, here's my att...
re: This is how Meltdown works
I know I should be terrified by the implications of a low-l...
re: Developer-driven development
Thanks! Every company occasionally has reason to cut some c...
re: What's the proper etiquette for forking an abandoned repo?
Is there a license document in the repository? Keep in mind...
re: Programmers that can't type shall be shunned and treated with disdain.
These are good points that I hadn't considered. Thanks for ...
re: Programmers that can't type shall be shunned and treated with disdain.
I don't know anyone who spends most of their time on the jo...
re: Where do you keep your code?
C:\Code\{project_name}. I try to keep the complete path as ...
re: How to leave a job the right way
This is extremely well-written, Chris. Thanks for sharing.
re: Any Spotify Playlist you can recommend to boost coding concentration? Thank you!
I've got a huge one full of instrumental music: open.spotif...
re: Best way to copy an object in JavaScript?
This is great for simple object literals. But, if someone o...
re: Explain Abstractions like I'm five
Yes! Abstractions on top of abstractions. Turtles all the w...
re: Explain Abstractions like I'm five
Imagine you want a sunny side up egg for breakfast. Your mo...
re: Steps to better code
Wow, good eye. I should have you proofread all my stuff. Th...
re: Programmers who only code at work
I don't want to commit my free time to a contract (since it...
re: Request for feedback: Edward the App
Hi Ronald. Thanks for your thoughts. JSON is mostly for b...
re: Programmers who only code at work
I often code significantly outside of work (several hours a...
re: What having a programmer burnout at age 21 feels like
12 hours is a lot. You can get burned out on far less than ...
re: How to deal with evenings bursts of creativity?
This happens to me too, but in my case it's more dependent ...
re: Request for feedback: Edward the App
Aurel - can we continue this conversation by Twitter or oth...
re: Request for feedback: Edward the App
I'm not a graphic designer, so I'm actually very surprised ...
re: Request for feedback: Edward the App
Thanks so much, Shriharsh. I hope you'll keep in touch with...
re: Request for feedback: Edward the App
Thanks a bunch, Bobby. I think "keep it simple" is always t...
re: Request for feedback: Edward the App
Wow, this is awesome feedback! Thanks Aurel. If you'd like ...
re: References and sources for modern software project management?
I'm a big fan of "The Nature of Software Development" by Ro...
re: Challenge: Write your worst program
Ohhhhh. I definitely missed that nuance in your original qu...
re: Challenge: Write your worst program
Can I suggest an improvement to your program? It turns out ...
re: Developer Halloween Costumes
Are you an Apache server?
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