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Jacob Colborn

Trying to learn javascript and taking everyone on the ride with me.

Education

A.A.S. Application Development - Gaston College

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What new hobbies have you picked up lately?

Picking back up a hobby from a long time ago with Astronomy i...

Slack Files EU Competition Complaint Against Microsoft

I first noticed this when I switched a client to Office365 fo...

Tracking System on a Delivery Service Website

You will need some kind of API that will receive data to upda...

What do you do within the first 30 minutes of starting your work day?

My morning is not always consistent, but right now the first ...

Is everyone here a web developer?

I haven't done application development since graduating from ...

I'm still using Firefox

I tried to switch to Firefox but I had 2 plugins that I relie...

Why is IBM cloud not widely used?

I think the main reason is that their targeting enterprise de...

What was your win this week?

I got my first client as a freelancer this week. I was able t...

How Much Have You Made Off Of DEV Monetization?

I've got my incoming coming into USD and right now it's at ab...

License, what did I just do to my software?

Licenses are so confusing for me since I am not, at all, able...

What do you call your folder where you keep your code?

I keep all my projects in ~/code/, breaking down each project...

What is the MERN Stack?

I think we need to come up with a better name for the MEVN st...

Managing devs

My best piece of advice for managing anyone in any position i...

The Rules Of Work.

Great write up. I really felt the second idea here. You have ...

Music or No music while coding?

I always use music because it helps me focus so much better. ...

Dev.to's new UI 🔥

I just noticed it today. I like the design changes. It was su...

You don't really need Apollo

My first lesson in GraphQL used Apollo on the client-side. It...

How much coffee do you drink?

As an ex-barista, I drink way more coffee than I am really su...

Last video game you finished

Halo is my favorite series, I can't say enough good things ab...

Last video game you finished

I've been playing so many open-ended games like you. Animal C...

Best Tech Startup Podcasts?

My favorite podcast to deal with startups is Breaking Into St...

//todo

I do exactly what you are doing with a Trello board. I like t...

GoldAPI.io - How to build Gold & Silver Prices REST API and Dashboard using Node.js + React in 5 days

Do you store the historical gold prices in Mongo or do you pu...

Wordpress Sucks. Let's Switch to Static Site Generators!

I'm going to read up on Gridsome now. This is the first I've ...

Wordpress Sucks. Let's Switch to Static Site Generators!

The 2 that I have used so far are Jekyll and Gatsby. Jekyll i...

VSCode vs Vim

I never used VIM as a full-blown editor. Back when I started ...

Why you still love using linux?

Linux is great for the open-source benefits, which encompass ...

Remote dev checklist

I totally agree on the talking part. So often at the office I...

Remote dev checklist

What has been the most valuable advice for me over the last f...

Should remote workers be paid differently based on location?

It is an odd discussion. I was being overly simple with my ge...

Should remote workers be paid differently based on location?

Workers should always be paid for their work. I believe it to...

What post-pandemic activity are you most excited about?

Going to the grocery store myself. My family has been utilizi...

Escaping Hell

For me "tutorial hell" was going through a tutorial, step-by-...

Will Deno replace Node js ?

I think Deno will become more popular and we will start seein...

Explain virtualization like I'm five

Virtualization has a lot of different moving pieces and parts...

What apps do you use for development?

For development I daily: Windows 10 with Ubuntu for WSL Hype...

Free Coil trial for all #gftwhackathon participants

I am in the process of developing an entry. I already have a ...

Journey into Web Monetization - day 1

Idea #1 strikes home for me. A way to cut out the middle man ...

Are you using WiFi or Ethernet right now?

My desktop is wired to the network but everything else I have...

Loneliness in tech

That's definitely part of it. I think the bigger thing is, in...

Loneliness in tech

For me, it's actually a bit worse online. My particular anxie...

Loneliness in tech

It's interesting for me since I work in an office, but I work...

After sifting through over 400 job applications ...

Thank you for this. I will soon be starting my journey to g...

What is your favorite ZSH theme?

I've been using Dallas since installing ZSH. I am new to ZS...

I'm a 16 year old Project Lead for a computer game, Ask Me Anything!

What resources did you use to find the team you are working...

What do you find yourself searching for again and again?

The most basic thing that I look up is how to find the larg...

What is your job title?

I work in technology (not as a developer at the moment). Th...

How to handle inputs with React

Good tips. I am going to look into those. I was trying to t...

How many hours do you work?

I put in a lot of extra hours since I am still in the learn...

Does your employer pay for your health insurance in the US? 🏥

My employer in the United States supplements my health insu...

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