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re: What’s overrated?
Before I totally agree, I do have to ask if this would caus...
re: What’s overrated?
Reads like internal data.
re: What’s overrated?
But if I do have a multi-page site, using a static site gen...
re: What’s overrated?
WSL: yeah, I'd rather just use either Windows or Linux (and...
re: What’s overrated?
Yeah, I found myself on that bandwagon for a short time whe...
re: Which US state has the best tech?
Not allocating resources for upgrade?
re: What common programming concept has the wrong name?
But are you porting something forward or are you making som...
re: What common programming concept has the wrong name?
Correct!
re: What common programming concept has the wrong name?
Think GitHub's feature name comes from git request-pull. Bo...
re: What common programming concept has the wrong name?
Don't look now, but PHP...
re: Finally Letting Go of Tutorial Hell
Have you checked out this repo? It could be a good way to g...
re: How to unfork a repo on GitHub
I have seen people create a copy that wasn't a fork before....
re: 7 Exciting New JavaScript Features You Need to Know
I think now that JS has classes, the private and static key...
re: What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?
😖
re: What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?
Lol that sounds like something that belongs in Loony Tunes.
re: What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?
Please tell me it wasn't also checked in...
re: What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?
Are you describing a backdoor without a lock?
re: What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?
Oh you mean passwords that are already set on the account. ...
re: What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?
"Our customers aren't used to passwords that long." Wait...
re: Easy way to get parameters from a URL
Nice! Didn't know about that. Previously I would split the...
re: What are your computer’s specs? Which specs are particularly important to you?
Oh, I'll also add that I've never been able to get my lapto...
re: What are your computer’s specs? Which specs are particularly important to you?
I'm going to not even look at @steveblue 's setup (or attem...
re: What software projects made you "wow" 🤯
Heck yes, especially for those who prefer to see the graph.
re: Add a "physical" Smart Button To Your Next Project
Ah didn't know that! Thanks! And that does make sense for t...
re: Add a "physical" Smart Button To Your Next Project
First shell script line supposed to be #!/bin/bash or #!/bi...
re: Meteor vs Webpack vs Parcel
Interesting. I may throw together a new Meteor project to s...
re: Meteor vs Webpack vs Parcel
It's been ages since I've used Meteor. I was a big fan of i...
re: What time of day are you most productive?
Late morning to mid-late afternoon...I think.
re: What Advice Would You Give Your 20-year-old Self?
In some cases though, you can't be a software developer (le...
re: What Advice Would You Give Your 20-year-old Self?
Ugh, that health advice is a punch in the gut for me (pun i...
re: What Advice Would You Give Your 20-year-old Self?
Actually, I'm not sure the latter part of this applies outr...
re: What Advice Would You Give Your 20-year-old Self?
Put down the video games and find a project to contribute t...
re: Some US prisons are banning books on coding
That thought crossed my mind too.
re: Feedback on this new DEV feature?
I wondered about that too, though I do see why Ben is conce...
re: Is there a future for the Atom editor?
Going to add my 2 cents and personal experience. TL;DR, I ...
re: What is that one tool/stack/framework that you have no interest with despite the popularity?
Honestly, I don't have a personal need for Docker either, s...
re: Why did you decide to specialize in X development?
I did end up with PHP, mostly because the guys I graduated ...
re: What did a IoT device do on my network?
Lol oh if only. Then we could generate as much as we wanted...
re: Using isset() and empty() hurts your code
Yeah the mixed naming conventions were starting to annoy me...
re: What habit do many senior engineers have that juniors should try to avoid adopting?
I was going to mention that. When using something like Code...
re: Why did you decide to specialize in X development?
Oh, let me add that being a developer means that I'm unlike...
re: Why did you decide to specialize in X development?
I knew I wanted to go into web development when I realized ...
re: Anybody still working with jQuery?
Everyone using WordPress, raise your hand ✋
re: Confession Time
Tailwind does make putting a UI together simpler. If you d...
re: Confession Time
Lol and here I am trying to move to Tailwind so I can focus...
re: What’s your work/life balance like these days?
Roughly 40 hours/week, plus driving to/from the office. Mo...
re: Confession Time
I'm not really hung up on looking the part. But it would be...
re: git reflog saved my ass.
I was Terminal-only for a while too. But for a simple GUI t...
re: git reflog saved my ass.
Wouldn't protecting a branch only affect the remote repo? I...
re: What do you code to relax?
This 100%
re: Serial Promises vs Parallel Promises
A Facebook user mentioned that the third example is missing...
re: What's your desk setup?
I have my own laptop and a monitor that happened to be avai...
re: What's your Wifi's name?
I was annoyed at our cat when I named ours, so I ended up n...
re: What's your Wifi's name?
lol I set someone else's up with that name. The other one i...
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
Copying a MySpace theme from one of those MySpace theme web...
re: A Comment on Commenting
I'm not Laura, but I think I'm somewhere between Steve and ...
re: Building a Service-oriented Architecture with Rails and Kafka
Passing along a Twitter question Hamish Dickson @_mishy...
re: Why do you use your language/stack?
Heh. I guess we're a little bit opposite. For me, the numbe...
re: New Years and New Beginnings: I'm Joining the DEV team!
Congrats! Awesome news!
re: Changelog: Collapse Comments (via the `details` HTML tag)
This is awesome!
re: Changelog: Collapse Comments (via the `details` HTML tag)
I think this has to do with the first comment spanning the ...
re: Describe Your Tetris Effect
Strangely enough, I don't know if I've experienced this. B...
re: A FOSS Note Taking App... with Synchronization Capabilities (Joplin)
May have to check this out now. Thanks!
re: Why do you use your language/stack?
To be fair, I tried learning Angular also when CodeSchool w...
re: Why do you use your language/stack?
That's fair. Honestly, I did at least give a thought to sw...
re: Why do you use your language/stack?
What's scary about using it in production?
re: Why do you use your language/stack?
Overall, JS is still my favorite language. I wish I had a r...
re: Why do you use your language/stack?
I've heard the same from someone local (sans Ember). Will h...
re: Why do you use your language/stack?
Wow. May I ask what this "science" project is? And I'm als...
re: CORS, In A Way I Can Understand
I'm curious. Have you had your cat spray-painted before?
re: The Facepalming Dev 🤦‍♂️ #1
That explains all of the recent follows. Will have to build...
re: The Facepalming Dev 🤦‍♂️ #1
Not really. I kind of put that part out of order. I made it...
re: The Facepalming Dev 🤦‍♂️ #1
Ah ok. Good luck then! Interested to see what it is you wer...
re: The Facepalming Dev 🤦‍♂️ #1
lol I actually avoided naming this "Daily Derps" or somethi...
re: The Facepalming Dev 🤦‍♂️ #1
Sharp observation. Yeah, I don't drink either. I just prefe...
re: Your 2018 in Numbers
Maybe I'll add more if there's something I missed, but here...
re: Your 2018 in Numbers
Neat idea. Will have to come back to this and comment mine.
re: Poll: Do You Know What "Idempotent" Means?
By that definition, I guess I have used the concept, even w...
re: Hyperscript Tagged Markup (HTM): JSX alternative using standard tagged templates, with compiler support.
So long as the file extensions don't become .htm ;)
re: Charts, Colors, and Complements: Oh my!
Pie charts do seem prevalent in my workplace too. Don't use...
re: Building My Personal Site with Go and TailwindCSS
It's a wonderful tool for sure. Tailwind is the first CSS f...
re: Building My Personal Site with Go and TailwindCSS
Also, nice and simple idea for your personal site. Simple b...
re: Building My Personal Site with Go and TailwindCSS
Tailwind++. I'd like to also recommend PurgeCSS if you're n...
re: The first design iteration of my personal website
Some people prefer more freedom and transparency than Windo...
re: Silly Repos
Did you see some of the recent issues?
re: the other 10% of my job is...
I say this coming from having to help with the various desk...
re: the other 10% of my job is...
Lol funny that my comment was highlighted. Thankfully, deal...
re: 90% of my job is...
"Rationalizing". Good word choice.
re: 90% of my job is...
#ParanoiaEquality
re: 90% of my job is...
I can't say I've seen that where I work. So far, everyone I...
re: 90% of my job is...
I get called about the copier pretty frequently too, though...
re: What is your tale of lasagna code? (Code with too many layers)
Unrelated, but I love both spaghetti and lasagna 😋
re: What is your tale of lasagna code? (Code with too many layers)
So build layers only as needed. I would agree with that.
re: 10 JavaScript array methods you should know
Thanks for mentioning performance, though I avoid for loops...
re: Microsoft is building a Chromium based browser! 😲
If a book were written on this topic, maybe it could be cal...
re: Microsoft is building a Chromium based browser! 😲
And transfer all of their browser data so they don't know t...
re: Microsoft is building a Chromium based browser! 😲
IE will still be around haunting us somehow though. I still...
re: Compact or Verbose Codestyle?
Can confirm it would run.
re: Let's talk about an unnecessary but popular Vue plugin
Heh. I hadn't heard of that one, even though I've used axio...
re: Junior Dev Learning: Wrapper Classes
This is one of those patters I forget about since I haven't...
re: The first design iteration of my personal website
Love your design, though even more because of the execution...
re: Google to pay JavaScript frameworks to implement performance-first code
Even as a Chrome user, I do find that terrible. More web Mo...
re: Technologies of future past
A data logger that ran Flash? What is this mythical abomina...
re: Technologies of future past
Just don't buy any shorts within the next decade and you'll...
re: 5 Yoga Poses Every Dev Should Try
Bookmarked right away. Thanks for all of this info
re: Remember phonebooks?
I may be in that age range too (though possibly on the youn...
re: 10 JavaScript array methods you should know
Isn't reduce mainly for working with current values and a t...
re: Password manager recommendations?
Importing from LastPass may be what gets me to switch over ...
re: Password manager recommendations?
Oh... Good to know. Now if LG would only update my phone fr...
re: Password manager recommendations?
Neat! I'll have to look into that now. I'm currently a very...
re: Improve Your Windows Development Environment
Oh nice (about the terminal article)! I may have to try out...
re: Improve Your Windows Development Environment
You nearly have me convinced to immediately jump into PS. I...
re: Why Not React Native? Why Not Flutter? Why Not Meteor? Why Not NativeScript?
Elaboration on this actually does interest me (though, from...
re: I created a bot that talks to recruiters for me (and it's sooo good!)
"3" makes me think of hammering a nail into particle board....
re: Realizations from being a frustrated developer
I felt this way about a specific project I ended up abandon...
re: Do you have any bad “sunk cost fallacy” stories?
🤢
re: Do you have any bad “sunk cost fallacy” stories?
So... Aside from the sharing issue, if the power goes out, ...
re: Do you have any bad “sunk cost fallacy” stories?
Sounds more like the viruses are the ones getting his money...
re: Do you have any bad “sunk cost fallacy” stories?
Wow. That's not an answer I was expecting to see, and is (i...
re: Why did you chose Programing Language XYZ?
Liked especially for that last statement. People should cho...
re: Why did you chose Programing Language XYZ?
I learned Java while in college, though only the beginner's...
re: What no one tells you about working at corporates
Thanks for writing this. There are a good number of people...
re: IBM is acquiring Red Hat
That's even the case where I work (keeping sensitive busine...
re: GitHub-style contribution graph for your blog
Ah, RSS feeds. Well that bytes
re: GitHub-style contribution graph for your blog
That's pretty neat. Though when you mention dev.to displayi...
re: My External Display Setup
Ok cool. Just wanted to make sure I wasn't missing somethin...
re: My External Display Setup
45 degrees? Do you mean 90 degrees? If you mean 45, that wo...
re: Do students get to work with existing codebases?
I wish I were able to get some actual experience in college...
re: How do you do random?
I'm on my smartphone at the moment, but thanks. Your other ...
re: How do you do random?
What about using Math.round() in place of Math.floor() in t...
re: How do you do random?
🤣
re: The Curse of the IDE
Good article! I'll admit I haven't gone as far as you have,...
re: Tried TDD and didn't realize the benefits? Try it the next time you get writer's block
I definitely needed to read this. I tried out TDD for a pro...
re: You Should be Using esm
Not about the content, but tapping the ID links towards the...
re: CSS Media queries: grouped with rule-sets or grouped at the bottom?
Oh, nice! I'll have to look into that. Thanks!
re: CSS Media queries: grouped with rule-sets or grouped at the bottom?
Sorry, I'm talking about vanilla CSS. Let me edit my post. ...
re: CSS Media queries: grouped with rule-sets or grouped at the bottom?
I can see that with SCSS, especially when breaking it up in...
re: The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week
Funny, I had the opposite problem before. I had found mysel...
re: Using Aliases to Speed Up Your Git Workflow
Both funny examples. My favorite (when needed) is git rip-h...
re: Should browsers still allow users to disable JavaScript?
This discussion is making me glad that I decided to not bui...
re: I'm planning to ditch my MacBook and move away from laptop computing
I have to say, I do like having a laptop personally. But I ...
re: Programming is ...
Programming is ... where was I before that email came in?
re: If Statement Golf: what's the longest one you've seen?
I was actually going to see if I could refactor it, but I'm...
re: If Statement Golf: what's the longest one you've seen?
Still at least readable, and using only variables.
re: If Statement Golf: what's the longest one you've seen?
I have something to admit: my entry isn't actually my code....
re: If Statement Golf: what's the longest one you've seen?
My entry: 18 conditions and 619 characters long. I'm also ...
re: What part of your first dev job were you least prepared for?
The expectations and being asked how long something I'd nev...
re: Programming as a Job and a Hobby
... to the point where a thing you once loved, you're [now...
re: VerbalExpressions - RegularExpression made easy
I would probably still use regex101 at least occasionally. ...
re: Code Blue — A carefully concocted dark theme for VS Code
I was thinking about personal preference too, and it does s...
re: If your programming language were a Pokemon, which would it be?
JS's silent failures are probably a big part of it -- espec...
re: If your programming language were a Pokemon, which would it be?
Good choice for MySQL.
re: Linux distro you are using for development?
Kubuntu. Just been in love with it for a while, even with i...
re: The danger of Slack
Yeah, Slack's name is definitely fitting. Wonder if they kn...
re: ESLint and the Problem with NPM
So, basically a helper for this?? myArray[0];
re: Fixing Mistakes with git
Be careful when using a caret ^ instead of a tilde ~ next t...
re: Slack keeps interrupting you, but you can stop it
Yeah, I do that same thing sometimes. And yes, I'm also an ...
re: Slack keeps interrupting you, but you can stop it
So... Is it safe to say there's a reason it's called "Slack...
re: Slack keeps interrupting you, but you can stop it
Oh I hate this. I've seen a few people who do this and it q...
re: Why I hate Infinite Scrolling
At least Twitter mostly still goes by post date. Facebook ...
re: Why I hate Infinite Scrolling
Facebook 🤢
re: Explain Scrum Like I'm Five
... use a living room as a plane hanger ... Hahaha that ...
re: PWA vs. native app
That is pretty freaking awesome. Didn't know about that bef...
re: How we decreased load time by 40% by removing just 1 file
Agreed. There needs to be a reasonable size limit and purpo...
re: How we decreased load time by 40% by removing just 1 file
As soon as you said "8 decently sized images", my immediate...
re: Hating on languages you don't use
And here I am at least liking both 😂 Spaces + tabs anyone?
re: Is This Snowflake Code?
Wonder if your point about the closing braces is why the ed...
re: What's a recent frustrating bug you've had with a crazy simple solution?
Oh yeah, those are my favorites (wrong letter case).
re: 5 Reasons You Should Write That Blog Post
Lol that is a great addition to the list!
re: Why homogenous dev setups aren't the best idea
I do agree with your main point, but my Windows experience ...
re: Why homogenous dev setups aren't the best idea
"novice" == beginner Just a friendly heads-up. 🙂
re: What's a recent frustrating bug you've had with a crazy simple solution?
I kept flipping index and value (and forgetting about array...
re: What's a recent frustrating bug you've had with a crazy simple solution?
That reminds me of that post about things we always google....
re: What's a recent frustrating bug you've had with a crazy simple solution?
Backwards? Wow, that's definitely a new one on me.
re: What's a recent frustrating bug you've had with a crazy simple solution?
Ok, I ended up deleting a sentence because I couldn't get s...
re: What do you Google EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. and never just memorize?
Array.prototype.map() callback param order.
re: What do you Google EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. and never just memorize?
Oh yeah, linking. Forgot about that one (obviously, since I...
re: What do you Google EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. and never just memorize?
How to list remote git branches.
re: Code consistency vs using new features
And once again, the answer is "it depends".
re: Which programming language/environment is more “powerful” than people realize?
And about To-dos, at least where I work, it was possible to...
re: Javascript needs competition on the front end. Thoughts?
This idea does sound interesting. I do have a question thou...
re: An Example of How Software Becomes Complicated
😆
re: An Example of How Software Becomes Complicated
Thanks for sharing that. That's a way of handling this type...
re: Fictional Q&A about JavaScript Hoisting
I was thinking in terms of assigning to variables, but than...
re: Fictional Q&A about JavaScript Hoisting
In seriousness, this raises a question in my mind: does cho...
re: Fictional Q&A about JavaScript Hoisting
Giving it a Unicorn, since...you know...functions are unico...
re: Welcome Thread - v12
I guess I should mention which I like better of the 2 front...
re: Welcome Thread - v12
Hello I started following DEV on social media before I kne...
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