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re: Why the term 'T-shaped' is better than the term 'full-stack'.
I like the T Shaped People picture on this article: dandypeop...
re: What irritates you the most as a developer? 👩‍💻👨‍💻
My last two weeks have been stuck in an Office Space loop of ...
re: What irritates you the most as a developer? 👩‍💻👨‍💻
I think this sums up why I don't mind being a QA :P
re: What type of chair do you sit on when coding?
I went full extra when my company announced devs would be wfh...
re: What's the funniest variable/class/method name you've come across?
re: 🚢 When do you ship? (Technical or Business/Product reasons acceptable)
It's all documentation. Are the licenses of dependencies al...
re: What's the funniest variable/class/method name you've come across?
My favorite in my own code is jiggleMouse() Code review trie...
re: 🚢 When do you ship? (Technical or Business/Product reasons acceptable)
Roughly once a quarter, though we implement individual featur...
re: What's the strangest Wi-Fi name you've ever seen? 😮
Some older devices have issues with emoji in SSIDs though :( ...
re: Is being a software developer fun?
Yeah, this is my view. If it were fun and enjoyable all the t...
re: How much time do you spend on education during the week?
I idly read articles here and elsewhere on the web throughout...
re: Emoji Encoding, Unicode, and Internationalization with Naomi Meyer
Oooh I also just found this Wikipedia article on it: en.m.wik...
re: Emoji Encoding, Unicode, and Internationalization with Naomi Meyer
It was a trend here on dev.to for a while. The gist was to ge...
re: Emoji Encoding, Unicode, and Internationalization with Naomi Meyer
What do you think of using emojis in URLs/domain names? I us...
re: Hi, We’re GitHub and we’re excited to be at CodeLand!
@bdougieyo thanks for this thread, it reminded me I wanted t...
re: Pets of Codeland 2020
My cat: His brother: They're littermates, but cat 1 cl...
re: Why Forem is Special with Ben Halpern
You're my favorite person. I'm such a better person for havin...
re: Why Forem is Special with Ben Halpern
I loved that it wasn't referenced. Just a slide with this You...
re: Why Forem is Special with Ben Halpern
This talk is
re: Compete For Glory In An IoT Tug-Of-War!
Woo blue team!
re: Hi, We’re GitHub and we’re excited to be at CodeLand!
My current readme is here: I...
re: Being Utterly Fearless in Your Pursuit of Learning to Code with Alex Morton
My issue was being in a small town. When your graduating clas...
re: What I learned from 6 years of building CodeNewbie
No question, but this is the first time I've come across your...
re: What I learned from 6 years of building CodeNewbie
I wanted to screenshot the slide of 19. drugs are good haha
re: Where are you attending CodeLand from today?
Pittsburgh, PA, US as a Software Test Engineer :)
re: Angular struggles in 2020
Re: Protractor Protractor has been under the Angular umbrell...
re: Putting dev.to on your LinkedIn?
Eh, I'm a little sketched out at the idea simply because of h...
re: Do you keep a work journal?
Depends on what the purpose is. All of these relate to "work"...
re: How To Create A GitHub Profile README
I see screenshots got added recently, nice! :)
re: What is your work environment (Office, remote, or hybrid)?
Was fully office, now fully remote. It also looks like my com...
re: What TV shows are you in to these days?
I felt bad at the end of June because Iroh went to the vet ho...
re: Using Gulp to Optimize Your Site Speed and Improve SEO
I love finding articles like this because it's exactly what I...
re: What do you do within the first 30 minutes of starting your work day?
Coffee, read emails, morning standup Email routine is delete...
re: What TV shows are you in to these days?
Then you'll get that the cat I always post pictures of is nam...
re: How To Create A GitHub Profile README
Only downside I can see to this is that the README seems mean...
re: Looking for Feedback on my Resume
RE: Version 2: Keep in mind that hiring is completely subjec...
re: 🤓 What's on your GitHub Profile README
I added a bunch of StarTrek, Chubber, and SwearTrek gifs beca...
re: 🤓 What's on your GitHub Profile README
Right now, mine is just the default readme of #ItsASine haha ...
re: It’s time to fire the way the world hires.
Have you looked at Listings? This post would likely have bett...
re: What's you favorite online code editor?
I'll pile on to the love for Repl.it, CodePen, and Codesandbo...
re: What headphones do you use?
Right now, Sennheiser HD 598 C. I got them when I asked my bo...
re: Protecting images on your website
Reminds me of the requirement my team had to prevent the apk ...
re: Taking Notion to the Next Level
My Notion workflow is to clone as many templates I can find, ...
re: When things are back to normal, will you be working from home or in an office?
Officially, my company is looking to reduce real estate now a...
re: Keep a Brag Document
I've also seen this idea known as a Hype Doc. I keep mine in ...
re: Show off your pet(s) :-)
This one, who makes this face often: And he has a litterma...
re: Share Your Best Typo Story!
Heh, that's like how I "fixed" our Jenkins pipelines. I didn'...
re: How do you "wind down" the work week effectively?
No meetings on Fridays -- Just focus on getting to a good po...
re: What do you call your folder where you keep your code?
Echoing love for ~/dev. It's short enough that it's easy to g...
re: What's your favourite custom Slack emoji?
My cat would be great for this!
re: Why People Don't Like When Chrome Messes with URLs
I already get annoyed having to triple-click the URL to get b...
re: GitHub to replace racially-loaded terms (master, slave, blacklist and whitelist)
Thanks for gathering all of point 4 in one spot! I remember e...
re: GitHub to replace racially-loaded terms (master, slave, blacklist and whitelist)
Considering that tech has moved towards worker for a while, I...
re: Chrome - Arrange your tabs with tab groups 😍
The only downside I've noticed in the past month or so I've b...
re: How much coffee do you drink?
This week: 3 cups a day or so, to help ration out the remaini...
re: Normal people exists in tech roles?
I think it's more that the people who live and breathe tech a...
re: Developer Fears: Breaking Production
💡 pro-tip: Start your queries by writing the WHERE clause, t...
re: Order of items in reading list
I just double-checked it on my Reading List, and it almost lo...
re: Order of items in reading list
My understanding, as a Reading List power user (almost 2k ite...
re: Which game are you playing right now?
Fallout 76, Saints Row IV (this time on Switch), and Animal C...
re: How do you respond to recruiters?
So, since I don't know how to drive, and I haven't had luck w...
re: Changelog: New Home Feed Styling
Initial thought is I don't care for it. I'd rather see text b...
re: Have you ever worked with an engineer who never leveled up?
It's entirely possible that they were happy where they were. ...
re: My Portfolio 🤵
For grammar things, I like this site: hemingwayapp.com/ Fre...
re: What's the state of the software job market?
Healthcare software is probably going to be fine It depend...
re: What's the state of the software job market?
Yeah, I turned down a LinkedIn recruiter for this. It'd be ...
re: My laptop is 8 years old
My issue mainly was running games. "Quieter fans" may be true...
re: My laptop is 8 years old
I stubbornly held on to my 2009 Macbook Pro with a ton of swa...
re: Hit me with a good rant
All my work belongs to my employer, so I'd have to hustle on ...
re: Are newer developers pushed too exclusively towards web development?
Not more, but ideally not ones for manual testing positions...
re: Are newer developers pushed too exclusively towards web development?
Yes, but most recruiters on LinkedIn do not know that
re: Are newer developers pushed too exclusively towards web development?
Now I want my LinkedIn headline to be Selenium Wizard
re: How about an open source hiring platform ?
What's different!? Nothing actually, its a lot worse than ...
re: Are you coding more in your spare time due to COVID—19?
Not really, but mostly that's because of Animal Crossing. I...
re: Your Twilio Hackathon Updates!
Current plan, because I'm not out to save the world: Inte...
re: GitKraken - The tool I can't git without
I've had this through Github Student for a while now and co...
re: Do you have an inner monologue? Some don't.
Hmmm, I have one, but I wouldn't call it my voice. It doesn...
re: What to do if my current workplace doesn't allow me to do what I want in my free time?
Yeah, I'm not making FHIR or other healthcare adjacent stuf...
re: How do you make your old MacBook work?
I've never had an Air, but one thing to consider is maybe t...
re: What software development tools (libraries/frameworks/apps/whatever) make you feel relaxed while you're working with them?
I've had memory leaks with the Material Theme add-on so I h...
re: Building an XKCD Daily Digest
While it's a neat project, he has an email distro that send...
re: Protect your contributions!
My understanding of Github was that any email address under...
re: I don't remember birthdays (for a reason)
I have to actively put reminders in Amazon to get something...
re: Free Social Media Icons Mobile Web & Desktop
We encourage the entire article to be published on DEV.to (...
re: Looking for a new job in 2020
Hi! This sounds like this would fit more as a listing than ...
re: The New Years Resolution That Changed My Career
My "resolution" of sorts is to have my to-read list empty b...
re: What's your personal productivity software stack?
I can certainly see that, then. I've only really just set u...
re: What's your personal productivity software stack?
I wasn't too big of a fan of their content blocks system ...
re: How are you winding down your year?
Heh, at work, it's certainly more on the side of having tim...
re: Recruiters, please stop spamming on Linkedin 🚫 - try to listen instead.👂
If I could figure out how to stop high school math teacher ...
re: What was your win this week?
Ordered my Hacktoberfest shirt! I was super impressed th...
re: Hacktoberfest Completion Thread
Boom, my first Hacktoberfest is done! I'll still poke ar...
re: Hi, I'm ItsASine 👋
Hi! It's been on my to-do list of doom for a while now, mai...
re: My new home office setup
Nice, thanks! My Das got into an accident right after I g...
re: My new home office setup
Do CODE have Mac keycaps or is that just for the custom boa...
re: 20 Most-Recommended Books for Software Developers
I'm always suspicious of lists like this that end up mostly U...
re: Has Stack Overflow Become An Antipattern?
Why are we so afraid of duplicate questions or "do my work...
re: What non-dev IT jobs have you had?
In uni, I was a part of the help desk as a work-study gig. ...
re: What is Going on With Static Site Generators? Why the numbers are increasing?
I think it stems from us (as tech nerds) constantly wanting...
re: What are you looking forward to this weekend?
Heading to West Virginia to be one of those Fallout nerds g...
re: Which non-computer science degrees apply to skills needed for a career in software development?
I have a couple of math degrees and it's seemed to work out...
re: Playing with easter eggs: Ideas for making your website more fun
I've done it before with combining KonamiJS ...
re: What was your win this week?
Omg kitties <3
re: Daily Hacktoberfest Miscellaneous discussion (October 5th)
I have started using my powers of being anal about document...
re: Microsoft announce the new Surface Neo
I'm thinking of it more like a Nintendo DS without as much ...
re: My #Hacktoberfest Goals
Improve upon a dataset (I already have a repo in mind -- e...
re: Selenium4 Relative Locators
While that'll make tests much more readable then chaining x...
re: Daily Hacktoberfest Miscellaneous discussion (October 1st)
Does Hacktoberfest fill up quick with completionists? I'm...
re: #inktechtober
I'm doing #inktober but the idea of #inktechtober is way mo...
re: Lady Conference Speaker Food Problems
I feel this, even as someone who doesn't conference or trav...
re: What do you use for password management?
1Password (the standalone license not the SaaS model) The ...
re: Is it possible to get relevant industry experience on your own (not through working at a company)?
I don't know if you're asking the right question, to be hon...
re: Should I share my current salary with recruiters?
No, but. No, you shouldn't volunteer that, especially if y...
re: Read CSV File using Node JS
Go for it! :)
re: dev.to is shadow-banned on Reddit
The thing about those is that the mod of whatever subreddit...
re: How does your organization handle data backups?
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?
Refactor the world. No new feature development -- just maki...
re: What would you expect from a "vacation mode" feature on DEV?
Yeah, those two points are all I would want to see out of a...
re: How would you rate your dev skills
I keep this StackExchange answer on skill levels bookmarked...
re: Daily Challenge #34 - WeIrD StRiNg CaSe
At work, we just call this serial killer case :P
re: What does your team do when your communication channels go down?
Since Slack was down, I just turned around to talk to the o...
re: The Resignation Counter Offer and the Danger It Presents
Fundamentally, there was a reason why leaving looked entici...
re: Gimmicks at work
We also have a tea machine specific for tea. It had bett...
re: The DEV Community Published a Book: Your First Year in Code
If anyone is looking to buy but doesn't have the money and do...
re: What was the most over-hyped software movement?
I liked Coffeescript :(
re: A QA engineer enters a bar
Crap, I just posted this joke :P
re: What Do You Do To Celebrate a Big Accomplishment?
It helps that it's "for two" haha
re: What Do You Do To Celebrate a Big Accomplishment?
Personal achievements, steak. More recently since I've been...
re: Pets of DEV
I can see it <3 Fluff used to be poised and refined lik...
re: Pets of DEV
If you named Momo after Avatar The Last Airbender (I see ho...
re: A Bug in Chrome 75 Caused Random Offline Pages
I just went back to using the website in Chrome and figured...
re: Pets of DEV
He's also floofaloof, which I use at night to convince him ...
re: Pets of DEV
Fluff Fluffface Sir Fluffington Foo Foo Cuddly Poops Al...
re: Top 10 Developer Tools You Didn't Know You Needed
I love DataGrip, though the guys at work get twitchy seeing...
re: Post pictures of your pets below
Oh jeez, yeah go get a staple gun and some sisal rope haha....
re: Post pictures of your pets below
It's the best! As my boys went from 2lb kittens to 12-16lb ...
re: Who takes Internet Explorer still into account nowadays?
Healthcare and education clients. Any business to business,...
re: Feedback on this new DEV feature?
Poor kittens 😿 Sounds like the feature's thought out 👍 Loo...
re: Feedback on this new DEV feature?
The poll results are grey on grey in dark mode, for what it...
re: Cross-posting to Dev
Consistent credit would be the best bet. If I notice your b...
re: Why do recruiters hide the name of the company? 🤷‍♂️
I've absolutely thanked recruiters for being transparent ev...
re: Cross-posting to Dev
As a use case, I at least know I'm not the kind of reader t...
re: What are your non-tech interests/hobbies? 🏝
Fountain pens and video games. Right now, most of my pens...
re: Tell me about your experiences with tech recruiters
On the other, they can be very unprofessional Heh, like ...
re: How do you share your knowledge?
I've also noticed that meetups end up one-sided super easil...
re: Does DEV have a Twitter or social media?
Why is this a healthy debate? o.O
re: Post pictures of your pets below
Not edited at all other than cropped. This was right before...
re: Post pictures of your pets below
My profile picture is the best one I'll ever get
re: GitHub Just Released a New Version of Their Desktop App
I used to use the Desktop app (including Beta builds) but o...
re: The most fluid carousel library with unmatched swipe precision.
It's like a science-based dragon MMO
re: Which is the Best Static Site Generator and Why?
Supposedly Jekyll has the advantage that is supported by G...
re: Embedding code in posts
When replying to a post you can copy in relevant sections...
re: Please review my portfolio and my resume
My Linkedin is mostly emojis at this point, but that's main...
re: Portfolio Site
CSS is magic :)
re: Portfolio Site
Nitpick: Because of all the whitespace on desktop, your con...
re: Please review my portfolio and my resume
Overall, I wouldn't sweat it too much. There's some fun dat...
re: We'll be adding more design and moderation clarity to tags like #help, #discuss, etc. We're also introducing a new badge!
Hopefully nobody takes too seriously. Pfft, gotta catch...
re: Do you pay for the photos you use as cover?
I use unsplash for cover photos here (though I rarely add o...
re: Do you pay for the photos you use as cover?
Maybe in cases of fair use. Like, my favorite giphy user is...
re: Which editor do you use when opening files like .bash_profile, etc?
Nano, since env files and simple bash scripts feel far more...
re: Writing Jasmine Templates
Is there a reason to pass in isTrue -> true considering...
re: What are you looking to accomplish this next week?
Heh, I worked through my grad degree so my answer is to jus...
re: Is it necessary to learn touch typing?
I hunt and peck, using 4-ish fingers and looking at the key...
re: I'm joining the DEV team
Woo!!!! Go @rhymes :D
re: Don’t use progress bars in your CV
Hmm, I hate these types of ratings as well, though your ide...
re: Why does becoming a developer make you a better person?
My thoughts are that there are just as many bad people in d...
re: Changelog: Upgraded Reading List and Followable Podcasts
I try to keep my Reading List to the purest form of just st...
re: Changelog: Upgraded Reading List and Followable Podcasts
Look out in June for when I get to reading and commenting o...
re: Changelog: Upgraded Reading List and Followable Podcasts
It's only since October, too, since back in October I got m...
re: Changelog: Upgraded Reading List and Followable Podcasts
Only thing I miss is the ability to see the estimated time ...
re: Changelog: Upgraded Reading List and Followable Podcasts
As someone with... 1222 things pending to be read, the Read...
re: Announcing DEV for Android
Woo, dark theme works in the app 🎉 Now to go bookmark anoth...
re: Getting Into Live Streaming
I don't watch live streams or listen to podcasts, but I he...
re: Critique My Resume!
Initially misread it -- yeah, having things formatted consi...
re: Critique My Resume!
Convention thoughts Being in the US automatically means r...
re: Critique My Resume!
Structure your Projects as Experience Give them a timefram...
re: Don't be the Executor
Heh, it's our DevOps team that won't listen, not my devs. M...
re: Don't be the Executor
If only my company allowed us access to the Jenkins box to ...
re: Dev to QA ratio
I answered the survey, but my company's policy is 2:1. New ...
re: Spin up a "local" instance of DEV in the cloud with GitPod (It's incredibly simple)
but if it doesn't go smoothly you'll find yourself in rben...
re: DEV feature idea: Self-serve live broadcasting
Maybe, go with embedding third party stuff first, so we go...
re: What was your win this week?
This week, I... got promoted to Senior Test Engie
re: I needed browser automation for testing, so I obviously wrote my own tool
On the one hand, it looks cool and I want to give it a shot...
re: Any advice for a person reaching the 4 year mark?
I like this. I'm not motivated by corporate ladders, so I d...
re: Are Anti App Addiction Policies/Laws the next big discussion in tech?
Unpopular option: I do not think that ethics needs to fall ...
re: The Reading List Hoarding Problem
Heh, I'm over 900 articles in my saved right now, but it's ...
re: Google Stadia
And of course there's the usual issue I have with non-phys...
re: Things To Consider When Applying And Interviewing
Don't rate your skills in ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Yes! This always irks...
re: Nevertheless, Kayla Coded
Intent is more than half the battle and is absolutely value...
re: Best Mechanical Keyboard?
I don't think I'm ready to be thrown into that fire yet :P ...
re: Best Mechanical Keyboard?
My Das will be here Sunday :) As a hunt-and-peck typer, I n...
re: Show your .dev
I adore your posts section with the hover color <3
re: Does your company have an awesome internal wiki? What makes it 'awesome'?
I organize our Confluence regularly and maintain proper for...
re: did you get your .dev domain?
Had I gotten kayla.dev, that's likely what I would have don...
re: Best Mechanical Keyboard?
I'm going to be lurking on this thread like I do on /r/mech...
re: What domain registrar do you use?
Nice resource!
re: IDEA for everything?
I got the Ultimate pack at home through Jetbrains Student a...
re: State of Markdown Editors 2019
For Mac, I've also used Falcon and Quiver. I know Quiver ha...
re: What domain registrar do you use?
That's one I've never heard of! They look great :D
re: What domain registrar do you use?
I've started using Netlify for DNS so they can renew Let's ...
re: Which .dev domains have you registered so far?
Looks like it's taken :( Domain Name: ITSA.ME Registrar ...
re: How to use the new github.dev personal website generator
Some other fun edits I made to mine: Jekyll plugins! I ad...
re: Which .dev domains have you registered so far?
Its...
re: did you get your .dev domain?
Does your data.js follow resume.json standards? The project...
re: did you get your .dev domain?
I lost out on kayla.dev when it was still $350 fee during E...
re: What domain registrar do you use?
I was impressed that they included 2 mailboxes as well. The...
re: Go get your .dev domain!
I'm thinking .dev will be enough of a niche domain that it ...
re: Go get your .dev domain!
I bought my last name .dev so I could make my resume/Linked...
re: Anyone planning to register a .dev domain? Yes it's live!
On April Fool's Day, dev.to redirects to to.dev
re: Why Do "Gaps In Your Resume" Matter?
There are two common reasons to "care" and one that actuall...
re: Can forced linting surpress contributions when linting is first introduced?
If using precommit hooks, I would assume a --fix (or whatev...
re: Recursion
Its...
re: Roman Numeral Converter
function solution(number){ // todo: solve without definin...
re: What was your win this week?
I also managed to figure out some tricky map stuff in d3 ...
re: Demo your App in your GitHub README with an Animated GIF
I use GIPHY Capture on Mac. While the purpose is to upload ...
re: Developer Blogging: Q&A
You mention Grammarly but have you ever tried Hemingway Edi...
re: Slid on ice, body-slammed my new Macbook Air. What should I check for?
Maybe it's a lot of screws to not lose haha That feel whe...
re: Slid on ice, body-slammed my new Macbook Air. What should I check for?
I just want to second this. iFixIt and a solid screwdriver ...
re: Testing For Success vs. Failure
will not need to be tweaked in the future even if our infr...
re: Weekend Hacking -- What Projects Are You Working on This Weekend?
I fixed my Netlify builds tonight. I had been meaning to fi...
re: dev.to Repo Recap from the Past Two Weeks
Thanks to @rhymes for reordering the followed tags page in...
re: Ask the community for a post
I can think of topics I'd read, but I don't know if I care ...
re: What was your win this week?
I need to do this ^^; I even made a trello board to have my...
re: How do you refer to the reader?
Depends on the audience and the topic. If I'm writing an ...
re: Is collage underrated in our industry?
In America, college is generally overrated. I absolutely...
re: Which Do You Value More, Your Time or Your Privacy?
Hmmm, I wanted to say #teammiddle and go on about how I kno...
re: Portfolio Review
Much better! :D
re: Nested Conditional Operators
I like multiple conditionals, but I make sure to keep some ...
re: Explain package-lock.json like I am five
Keeping the ice cream metaphor because I think I'm clever: ...
re: Explain package-lock.json like I am five
There are four different ways you could say you need to hav...
re: Read CSV File using Node JS
Fixed it now, thanks :)
re: Portfolio Review
Reading this way after the fact, but the font size differen...
re: React or Angular for enterprise?
Since this thread is a week old, I'll just add a little tid...
re: Should employers provide time for learning/training?
I wouldn't trust an employer to provide for me, and I think...
re: I use the GitHub Desktop app for one thing. Am I doing this wrong?
Meanwhile, here I am only using Github Desktop at home to c...
re: What does your Test Cover?
I expect that tests which cover logic over layout provides...
re: First-class testing
Unit tests with the code they are testing (I would expect t...
re: Every comment born with 1 like?
Reddit always has original posters upvote their own comment...
re: What Is The Worst Comment In Your Code?
// TODO: This test is finicky; ignore its fails I had t...
re: Building simple data visualizations with React
Oh man, that is exactly what I needed in my life! One com...
re: Monocle Reader - The Feedly alternative.
Most people tend to miss Google Reader for the more communi...
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