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🐀πŸ₯‡ Jasper de Jager

Loves the human side of programming | Makes difficult things seem easy

Location Netherlands Joined Joined on  github website twitter website
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Full-stack sofware engineer at Scienta

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This is me, I'm a "developer"

thnx! 😊 And yes it is good to start the dialog, in fact I alr...

This is me, I'm a "developer"

Thanks you! 😊

This is me, I'm a "developer"

Thanks for reading! I get a lot of messages from people who r...

15 reasons why you should be using Figma for design

Totally agree! Figma is great 😎

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | nested ternary operator

I totally agree!

Do you start with frontend, backend, or both?

I like starting with the frontend. Making some mock data and ...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | nested ternary operator

Yes and that's one thing I'm trying to find out with these se...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | nested ternary operator

I can understand that but you don't write code only for yours...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | function currying πŸ›

Thanks for sharing!

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | nested ternary operator

Good point

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | nested ternary operator

You make a good point, but unicorns don't vomit, any ideas? πŸ˜‰

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | nested ternary operator

Don't forget to vote on your way out πŸ˜‰

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | nested ternary operator

I just love it when I make mistakes ☺️ means I've learned som...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | nested ternary operator

Hah good one, thanks

#21-23 of 100DaysOfCode

Keep it up! 😊

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | function currying πŸ›

I felt exactly the same.. but this post changed my mind, some...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | function currying πŸ›

Now I'm definitely going tot try currying, turns out I didn't...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | function currying πŸ›

Wow thanks! Great example and clear explanation, really usefu...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | function currying πŸ›

I'd also really love some curry 😍

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | function currying πŸ›

yes that's the idea of βœ”|| 🀒 but the example obviously wasn't...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | function currying πŸ›

good question, it was meant as currying as a feature but... i...

πŸ¦„ 12 Iconic developer types

A comment in these awesome series πŸ€ͺπŸ¦„ For your contribution o...

πŸ¦„ 12 Iconic developer types

Specials thanks to the co creators!! @theowlsden ,...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | function currying πŸ›

It does make sense! Thank you ☺️

Do your own research πŸ”

Good article! Learning is the BEST part of the job!! πŸ•΅οΈβ€β™‚οΈπŸ’»πŸ§...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | function currying πŸ›

I never used it so decided to give it a try 😊 Curious as to h...

Iconic developers | part 4 πŸ€·β€β™€οΈπŸ™πŸ€‘

Glad you liked it! 😎 There will be more!

Iconic developers 🧐🀠πŸ€ͺ

Thanks! 😊

What kind of music do you listen to while coding? 🎧

Love to let everything dev related go from time to time, but ...

What kind of music do you listen to while coding? 🎧

Holiday for the kids β˜€ and yesterday was kingsday in the Neth...

What kind of music do you listen to while coding? 🎧

For me it's mostly the spotify playlist "to do list" open.sp...

Iconic developers | part 4 πŸ€·β€β™€οΈπŸ™πŸ€‘

yay the first monkey!! 😎

Iconic developers | part 4 πŸ€·β€β™€οΈπŸ™πŸ€‘

haha good icon choice

Iconic developers | part 4 πŸ€·β€β™€οΈπŸ™πŸ€‘

Thank you 😎 Feel free to join in 😊

Top 5 DEV Comments of the Past Week

Thanks to your traffic 😁

5 things that are ruining your blogs & how to fix 'em! 😱

my comment was longer, took some time to type 😁

5 things that are ruining your blogs & how to fix 'em! 😱

Nice post, in the structure you always use, way too long.. bu...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | checks.some()

Even edited this one especially for you πŸ˜‹

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | checks.some()

hehe, that's in the first one, I'll use it from now on 😁

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | checks.some()

The code does work, it isn't a real world example though πŸ˜‰

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | checks.some()

good example! 😍

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | checks.some()

😘 thanks, fixed it!

Iconic developers | part 3 πŸΉπŸŽ…πŸ˜³

Thank you! I love the way that everyone helps creating this a...

My First Dev Post

Welcome! looking forward to your posts! 😎

Iconic developers | part 3 πŸΉπŸŽ…πŸ˜³

The icon order is a bit unfortunate.. it looks like some who ...

Reflecting on my 1st month blogging; a retrospect πŸ’­

I also started about a month ago, your blogs, and mostly your...

Iconic developers | part 3 πŸΉπŸŽ…πŸ˜³

Good one, I might actually know one! 😁

Iconic developers | part 3 πŸΉπŸŽ…πŸ˜³

I admit, I've also been there πŸ˜…

What's the best dev joke or pun you know? πŸ˜‚

If you Google javascript async I promise it will get resolved...

Welcome Thread - v120

Welcome! 😊

New friend

A lot of people are going to be confused at this point 🀣 sorr...

New friend

Every πŸ¦„ unicorn developer seems to have one... They mostly we...

new friend

Please finish this article, the title got me interested 😊😎

New friend

Are you trying to tell me I'm not funny? 🀣

New friend

Have I gone too far? Did I lose myself in blogging madness? πŸ˜…...

Top 5 DEV Comments of the Past Week

No comment

new friend

Welcome!

What's the best dev joke or pun you know? πŸ˜‚

.ferry { float: left; float: right; } .titanic { ...

Top 5 DEV Comments of the Past Week

@technoglot you're on a roll! Wow 😎

What's the best dev joke or pun you know? πŸ˜‚

I yield 🀣

What was your win this week?

Looking forward to them πŸ˜… maybe start with the βœ”||🀒 commit or...

What was your win this week?

Surviving days like that definitely counts as a win 😊

What was your win this week?

Good job! I'll race you to 1,000,000 πŸ˜‚

What was your win this week?

sounds good! A lot of experience to share 😊 keep it up!

What was your win this week?

Found out where Javascript developers wash their hands

What was your win this week?

You've earned it! great blogs 😁

What was your win this week?

Making new friends on dev.to and earning the one of a kind ea...

What's the best dev joke or pun you know? πŸ˜‚

Good one! 🀣

What's the best dev joke or pun you know? πŸ˜‚

This was just on twitter: where do Javascript developers was...

DISCUSS: If there's one CSS feature you could add, what would it be?

But if I was a wizard.. πŸ§™β€β™‚οΈβœ¨ 😊

Iconic developers | part 2 πŸ€“πŸ¦„πŸš«

It always has to be present πŸ™„

Iconic developers | part 2 πŸ€“πŸ¦„πŸš«

This one is a winner πŸ˜…πŸ˜Š

Iconic developers | part 2 πŸ€“πŸ¦„πŸš«

🀣 I think most people know one of those

Iconic developers | part 2 πŸ€“πŸ¦„πŸš«

Good one! πŸ˜‚

DISCUSS: If there's one CSS feature you could add, what would it be?

A parent selector .myClass < span { display: block }

Iconic developers 🧐🀠πŸ€ͺ

🀣

Iconic developers | part 2 πŸ€“πŸ¦„πŸš«

Nice one! Thanks for joining in 😊

Iconic developers | part 2 πŸ€“πŸ¦„πŸš«

and the WOMM programmer (Works On My Machine)

Iconic developers 🧐🀠πŸ€ͺ

Most people allow them 😊 ...

Iconic developers 🧐🀠πŸ€ͺ

Is it okay if I'll call it Doctor no? 😊

Iconic developers 🧐🀠πŸ€ͺ

I also relate to that one the most although they all have som...

Iconic developers 🧐🀠πŸ€ͺ

πŸ¦„ The Unicorn Do they really exist? It is told tha...

Iconic developers 🧐🀠πŸ€ͺ

Changed the format a little bit, if there are three good prof...

Iconic developers 🧐🀠πŸ€ͺ

Good one! Thnx for joining in! 😎😊

Iconic developers 🧐🀠πŸ€ͺ

Thank you 😊 good idea maybe: πŸ¦„ unicorn developer, habitat: de...

Iconic developers 🧐🀠πŸ€ͺ

Thanks, I was wondering how to make it as inclusive as possib...

If you weren't a dev, you'd be a...

Thanks, I will check it out immediately! 😎

Boost your online presence with a STRONG personal brand πŸš€

wow thanks for the medal! 😊 I'll wear it proudly 😎πŸ₯‡

Boost your online presence with a STRONG personal brand πŸš€

Great post! I've also been working on my Personal Brand late...

Welcome Thread - v119

Hi! Welcome 😊

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | code style

To be clear: This is just an example, I'd also never add the ...

Welcome Thread - v119

Welcome! 😊 Have fun learning 😎

The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week

I just really like your posts 😊 and the same can be said the ...

The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week

Fully deserved!!

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | code style

Yes forgot to tell, it's an angular example 😊

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | code style

Same!! 😊

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | code style

And the difference between [title]="'test'" Enter f...

hi! Everyone..student here from Codeacademy studying to be a full-stack development.

Welcome! First tip: if you want to be heard add some tags to...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | code style

I'd also like to see your preferred HTML code style in this m...

Welcome Thread - v119

Welcome! 😊

Welcome Thread - v119

Welcome! 😊

What are your thoughts on Tailwind CSS?

Not my cup of tea. I use angular a lot and don't like adding ...

Welcome Thread - v119

Welcome!

Welcome Thread - v119

Welcome! 😊

What was your win this week?

Got two badges! 4 week streak and fab5 😊😊😊😊

Do you workout son!? 🧐 πŸ‹οΈ

There should be an agree button instead of like πŸ™ˆ I agree wit...

JavaScript is DEAD πŸ’€

It was the first that came to mind πŸ˜… Always seemed cool to me...

JavaScript is DEAD πŸ’€

Probably Typescript or Dart. I guess Typescript doesn't count...

JavaScript is DEAD πŸ’€

I see you used the #javascript tag, didn't know that existed,...

WSL 2 and Docker

I use the same setup 😊😎 It is awesome! The hardest thing, for...

Top 5 DEV Comments of the Past Week

Thank you 😎😊

Top 5 DEV Comments of the Past Week

πŸ•΅οΈβ€β™‚οΈ Thank you! 😊

Welcome Thread - v119

Welcome! Enjoy 😎

Prioritize tasks like a BOSS with the Eisenhower method 😎

OT: I always call it "Snowwhite and the 7 Hobbits" (besides t...

Prioritize tasks like a BOSS with the Eisenhower method 😎

Can indeed help a lot! Reminds me of Stephen Covey - 7 Habit...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | Switch(true)

I'll save it for another βœ”οΈ||🀒 good idea. Just have to come u...

Refactoring IF, a real exercise

My take on this. const codes = { "DATE": [702, 1082, 1...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | Easter eggs

Good ideas! That will definitely improve the user interacti...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | Easter eggs

Thnx for joining in! You put some great effort in that easter...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | Switch(true)

My preference: if (userMissedAppointment) return 'nope'; ...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | + cast

... 🀣🀣

Top 5 easy tips to get more views πŸ˜ŽπŸ•΅οΈβ€β™‚οΈ

and the road to get there is at least as important as the res...

Top 5 easy tips to get more views πŸ˜ŽπŸ•΅οΈβ€β™‚οΈ

Thanks for sharing! Just talking about post here in general 😊

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | + cast

I'll start myself. Came across something like this in the Ang...

Top 5 easy tips to get more views πŸ˜ŽπŸ•΅οΈβ€β™‚οΈ

The last one is dangerous because it usually isn't crowd wisd...

Top 5 easy tips to get more views πŸ˜ŽπŸ•΅οΈβ€β™‚οΈ

you have to be a genius to become a developer πŸ˜‰ (think I read...

Top 5 easy tips to get more views πŸ˜ŽπŸ•΅οΈβ€β™‚οΈ

On the other hand.. The searching and coming to conclusions o...

Top 5 easy tips to get more views πŸ˜ŽπŸ•΅οΈβ€β™‚οΈ

I think they provide good value in condensed form, but IMO t...

Top 5 easy tips to get more views πŸ˜ŽπŸ•΅οΈβ€β™‚οΈ

So I'm letting a lot of readers down by not giving them what ...

Time management & productivity tips for devs ⏳

Going to apply these rules for my next project, let's see wha...

Top 5 easy tips to get more views πŸ˜ŽπŸ•΅οΈβ€β™‚οΈ

fascinating indeed!

Top 5 easy tips to get more views πŸ˜ŽπŸ•΅οΈβ€β™‚οΈ

So curious what this post is going to do. If you're right it ...

Top 5 easy tips to get more views πŸ˜ŽπŸ•΅οΈβ€β™‚οΈ

Hey Amelia! Thanks for the clarification 😊 One thing I kno...

What was your win LAST week?

Reached 200 followers on dev.to! Thanks guys, more content c...

Do you know nginx, lets talk about?

Use nginx for most of my projects. Love the simplicity and sp...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | Easter eggs

Sometimes when I come across some funny code it makes my day....

and here I am ...

Welcome!

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | Switch(true)

Hope my nickname speaks for itself 🀣🀣

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | Switch(true)

Totally agree, but would you merge it if it was in a PR for i...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | Switch(true)

Totally agree! It's a code smell.

If you weren't a dev, you'd be a...

Detective! Love puzzle solving and thinking outside the box 😎

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | Easter eggs

🀣

If (all) else is complicated, switch to switch?

Thnx for sharing! Honored to be your first comment πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜‰

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | Easter eggs

Good one! πŸ‘»

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | Easter eggs

🀣 subtle difference

HTML - the result. Made with love 😊

I sure am! 😊

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | Switch(true)

Ok, just seamed off topic to me because of the style of the a...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | Switch(true)

I don't expect any performance gains but I'm looking forward ...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | Easter eggs

Good question, I guess it is about both. Totally agree with y...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | Switch(true)

Your function behaves slightly different than the example, bi...

When was the last time you let yourself be a beginner?

I think you should always use the beginner attitude when prog...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | Easter eggs

I love adding joy to code! Not too much easter eggs subtile i...

A compilation of misconceptions non-tech people have about devs (part 2 of 2) 😞

Kubernetes and Helm make it even better for me. Best way to b...

A compilation of misconceptions non-tech people have about devs (part 2 of 2) 😞

Definitely worth a try!

A compilation of misconceptions non-tech people have about devs (part 2 of 2) 😞

I prefer windows with linux docker containers trough wsl2 😊

A compilation of misconceptions non-tech people have about devs (part 2 of 2) 😞

Macs do better on stock photos πŸ˜…

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | Switch(true)

That's the fun of this item 😊 It shows it's important to keep...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | Switch(true)

good to mention: the example was updated after this reply

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | Switch(true)

Snippet was updated!

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | Switch(true)

More of an Angular fan myself so userHasAngularExperience is ...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | Switch(true)

Yes I agree, something to take into account for the next one ...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | Switch(true)

Good point for a next Commit or Vomit! What do you think abou...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | Switch(true)

It was sufficient to make your point 😊 no worries.

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | Switch(true)

I'd really like the discussion to be about the switch(true) a...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | Switch(true)

true, this is a short example. Apart from this example would ...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | Switch(true)

and because this is the first: Please leave comments if you ...

βœ”||🀒 Commit or Vomit | Switch(true)

This was a tough one for me, I like the style, but if/else is...

The best start for great ideas.

Yes they look awesome 😍 I like Angular. Always open to other ...

The best start for great ideas.

It is! It's basically Redux for Angular 😊

The best start for great ideas.

I do a lot of typescript myself, love it!

If (all) else is complicated, switch to switch?

I agree, the console.log was purely for the example. I also t...

If (all) else is complicated, switch to switch?

good point, not a fan of them myself πŸ˜‰

If (all) else is complicated, switch to switch?

But what if it is more common. At some point you would expect...

Ternary Operations: the 1+ Line If/Else Statement

I totally agree, readability is key. if else statement is als...

If (all) else is complicated, switch to switch?

I get what you you're saying only if ('hello' && '...

If (all) else is complicated, switch to switch?

I think it is because it takes an extra thinking step. if/els...

If (all) else is complicated, switch to switch?

hence my question, should I use it 😁

If (all) else is complicated, switch to switch?

Got it from a colleague of mine, had to share it 😊

Why would you want to learn ReactJS now?

Learned something new, thnx! 😊

Why would you want to learn ReactJS now?

Good article, What do you think is the biggest selling point...

The Importance of naming in code...

Recognizable! It takes some time to find the good names but i...

A compilation of misconceptions non-tech people have about devs (part 1 of 2) 😞

So true and so recognizable! 1: I'm an introvert myself, mor...

HTML - the result. Made with love 😊

Oh you'd like me to feature it myself, that wasn't clear. I'm...

HTML - the result. Made with love 😊

Sure, I'd like it to reach as many people as possible! Backli...

Underrated Articles on Dev.to from Last Week

Good posts! Not something I usually do (promoting a post of ...

RxJS Simplified - Subjects (marble party!)

Good thing that's not the one where your mother get's to call...

Welcome Thread - v117

Welcome!

Light mode or dark mode: Which do you prefer and why? πŸ€”

RxJS Simplified (don't lose your marbles)

Thanks Daniel! The documentation of RXJS is not easy and som...

Light mode or dark mode: Which do you prefer and why? πŸ€”

Well technically it's a pink theme and will count as light mo...

Light mode or dark mode: Which do you prefer and why? πŸ€”

No, surrender I Won't

Light mode or dark mode: Which do you prefer and why? πŸ€”

So the answer for the portfolio website should be: Yes add li...

Light mode or dark mode: Which do you prefer and why? πŸ€”

Just changed my dev.to to dark mode te try. Don't hate it but...

Light mode or dark mode: Which do you prefer and why? πŸ€”

My dev.to is in light mode (minimal) by the way but I love th...

Light mode or dark mode: Which do you prefer and why? πŸ€”

It depends, for reading I prefer light mode, for development ...

Welcome Thread - v116

Cool subjects! Looking forward to your posts!

RxJS Simplified (don't lose your marbles)

Thnx! And good point. I'll change this to something more eas...

Welcome Thread - v117

Welcome! Looking forward to read your posts. Have fun!

Welcome Thread - v117

Welcome! Javascript is great! Lot's of resources here. have ...

Welcome Thread - v117

Welcome! Learning is the best part of development, you don't...

Which programming language would you start with and why?

I'd start with typescript. A good way to get to know typings ...

CSS Variables (the basics)

Thnx! Changed it. So easy to forget the details..

CSS Variables (the basics)

Nice article! Don't forget the beauty of default values for ...

The best start for great ideas.

what would you create if you had an entire day to create some...

What was your win this week?

Published my first post on dev.to! Hoping to learn a lot here...

Welcome Thread - v112

Hi all, I'm a programmer from the Netherlands, always eager...

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