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Jason Huebel

Father. Geek. Husand. Eater of weird things.

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Director of eCommerce/IT at Gopher Industrial, Inc.

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re: Do you have blocklist? Are you on somebody's blocklist?
I treat social media blocklisting like I do security. Start...
re: Which computer era would have been the most exciting to take part in?
I've lived through all of the personal computer eras. They ...
re: What was the most over-hyped software movement?
That's certainly true. But with cryptocurrency, you don't e...
re: What was the most over-hyped software movement?
Most people are saying "blockchain", but I would point spec...
re: What was the most over-hyped software movement?
I'll take "Over-hyped Technologies From The 1990's" for $10...
re: What was the most over-hyped software movement?
I actually agree strongly with this.
re: What size company do you work for? What's that like?
Currently, a company of less than 20 employees. Working in ...
re: Has Javascript gotten any better?
The way the Javascript runtime is perfectly integrated on ...
re: Why do programmers like the winter?
:-D I like this one. The spoil-good-jokes side of me wants...
re: What Do You Do To Celebrate a Big Accomplishment?
Buy myself a nice bottle of Scotch. And take a nap.
re: What do you listen When You Code?
I have similar listening habits. I like your selection abov...
re: Low pay
I would have walked, right then and there. There are plenty...
re: What are your favorite developer tools?
On Windows, I use Cmdr (with git tools) as my terminal and ...
re: Should a lack of side projects raise flags in an interview?
All the more reason to have a personal portfolio. Just like...
re: When is the right time to fork?
I followed your advice and asked to become a maintainer. Th...
re: Should a lack of side projects raise flags in an interview?
If an applicant says they have 3 -5 years of experience but...
re: Should a lack of side projects raise flags in an interview?
Heh, totally stealing that GIF. I know of at least four rec...
re: Byte Sized Episode 1: Grace Hopper
I hearted and unicorned this one! Love this! EDIT: And fol...
re: What have been the broken promises of computer technology?
The actual saying is that there are "three fingers pointing...
re: Should a lack of side projects raise flags in an interview?
So, I'm of two minds on this. On one hand, I've gotten older ...
re: Seo is my worst skill, what’s yours?
Oh, I definitely have flaws. I'm just not going to admit wh...
re: What tools have you built?
I do a lot of automation/integration in my work. So I write...
re: You don’t owe social media anything!
BTW, I wanted to mention that I don't consider dev.to as un...
re: What have been the broken promises of computer technology?
So far, the technology has met expectations. But as is ofte...
re: What time of day are you most productive?
I'm typically most productive in the morning to mid-day. Th...
re: Seo is my worst skill, what’s yours?
I know my flaws and work to improve. But the last thing I'm...
re: You don’t owe social media anything!
THIS. All this and then some. Social media is not a healthy...
re: What advice would you give to university (college) students?
That's great advice. University doesn't prepare you for the...
re: Some US prisons are banning books on coding
I don't necessarily disagree with this. There are ways to u...
re: What was the moment you realized you weren’t such a newbie anymore?
When I was the lead developer for the Gentoo/AMD64 architec...
re: What do you think about the idea that "there should be only one way of doing a thing" in programming languages?
I personally would give C/C++ a pass. It's a foundational/a...
re: When is the right time to fork?
I'm not sure if my goals align with the original project's ...
re: When is the right time to fork?
I will say that these are the reasons I informed the origin...
re: What do you do if you're in the middle of a project and you realize it already exists in the world?
It's kind of a broad question, to be honest. There are many...
re: I'm Not Passionate About Coding
I promised myself I would never use this word in this conte...
re: Which dotfiles (e.g. .bashrc, .vimrc) do you actually customize/depend on for your daily dev machine setup?
.gitginore is the obvious one. .bashrc for aliases and PATH...
re: TV while coding? Distraction or Motivation?
Honestly, I typically just do a search for "binaural", "med...
re: TV while coding? Distraction or Motivation?
I hadn't thought of that aspect of game music where there o...
re: What was your first 'big' programming project?
I was the lead dev for the Gentoo/amd64 team in 2005 - 2006...
re: TV while coding? Distraction or Motivation?
I'm the same. TV is a distraction. I'll typically play one ...
re: New Site Theme: "Minimal Light"
I would love to see a theme with more contrast between the ...
re: Developing 10x faster with a Surface Go, thanks to VS Code and Azure
I have the Surface Go w/LTE. Nice little machine. I actuall...
re: Do you code on the weekend? How often, what’s your routine like?
This is my attitude, as well. I often work on personal prog...
re: Describe Your Job With a GIF!
I can hear him saying the line in my head... I nearly spit ...
re: Describe Your Job With a GIF!
This is usually accompanied by a complete lack of any ava...
re: What habit do many senior engineers have that juniors should try to avoid adopting?
Unfortunately, there are many frameworks today that suffer ...
re: Post pictures of your pets below
Fletcher Maxwell, age 11, Chocolate Schnauzer Linkin Par...
re: What would you like to see implemented on DEV?
Most of my "wants" are layout-related. First, I appreciate...
re: Google had major outages on Sunday
I noticed my Google Home Mini wasn't acting right yesterday...
re: How do you limit or avoid procrastination?
Your methods are similar to mine in that I use the Pomodoro...
re: How do you limit or avoid procrastination?
1 - 4 strike me as being procrastination in themselves. I'l...
re: How do you limit or avoid procrastination?
I didn't delete them from my phone, but I did disable all n...
re: Optimal pull request size
Pointing to your last comment about "someone with other pri...
re: Do You Cuss In Your Commit Messages?
I don't. Ever. This is a life-rule that I apply to everyth...
re: I Know You're Tired
Winston Churchill. A tough but wise man.
re: What was THAT moment you understood you wanted to become a dev?
1980, 7 years old, Apple II with Integer BASIC Our school ...
re: Optimal pull request size
I just submitted by first PR to a project on GitHub. Since ...
re: How many computer devices do you own?
I tend to cull my devices every so often. I'm also not coun...
re: Everything you need to get up and running with VueJS.
Wow, this is a great article! It's the Cliff's Notes of eve...
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