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re: I am a middle aged junior developer, Ask Me Anything!
What could a team welcoming a middle-aged junior developer ...
re: Is it just me or are we in a low-hype phase?
All of the Bitcoiners lost their money and now everyone hat...
re: Welcome Thread - v30
Welcome! It'd be really neat to see a blog post on how prog...
re: Welcome Thread - v31
Welcome!
re: 5 Reasons You Should Write That Blog Post
Love it!
re: Tidying Up Your Code: KonMari Style
Shoutout to @ben for his scout rule shoutout :D dev.to/be...
re: Let's Do Lunch (Instead of Meetups)
I organize a Meetup and completely agree on the cheap beer ...
re: What's your Wifi's name?
Not mine but a friend of a friends had their wifi named "Ol...
re: What Makes an Effective Code Walk Through?
Code walkthroughs are so dry and taxing - especially if you...
re: Common Mistakes in Tech Resumes
I don’t. I usually stick to linked in or indeed, I’d consid...
re: Common Mistakes in Tech Resumes
This post was generated mostly from a junior dev perspectiv...
re: Common Mistakes in Tech Resumes
I would leave what's relevant for the job you want. Anythin...
re: Resume Review
personal pet peeve but I don't like the indentation of the...
re: Resume Review
Hey! would love to see more elaboration on your projects....
re: Resume Review
Welcome to Dev! remove background color from body - shoul...
re: Resume Review
Hey! you have a lot of contact info up top - I would onl...
re: Resume Review
Welcome to Dev! Résumée -> Resumé -- And I would leave...
re: Resume Review
Good luck! love the layout.. make sure to print in b&...
re: Resume Review
consolidate your personal information into 3 lines max. No...
re: Resume Review
Leave references off, should be a separate page that is pr...
re: Resume Review
links won't translate well on a printer which recruiters an...
re: Resume Review
remove blue background from body text. Too difficult to re...
re: Common Mistakes in Tech Resumes
Reminder anything you list in technical skills is fair game...
re: Resume Review
Devops is valuable anywhere you go!! If nothing else than t...
re: Resume Review
Hey Shrey! This definitely got out of control lol - thank...
re: Resume Review
Hello another iOS Developer :D I like the beginner to adva...
re: Resume Review
Your page looks great - I would still recommend having a PD...
re: Resume Review
Love the layout - reminder any technology you list be prepa...
re: Resume Review
reminder anything technology wise you include make sure you...
re: What is your biggest 'red flag' when interviewing?
Worst case I had this happen - I had to work from home beca...
re: What's your coding origin story?
I graduated with a CS degree after changing my major 120 ti...
re: Resume Review
Post it! Why not. Lol
re: Advice on Advice
oOo! Thanks for sharing!
re: Advice on Advice
I would need an example. I would also say there’s a differe...
re: Advice on Advice
YES PLEASE!
re: Describe the Best Interview You've Been In
Wow, that sounds super fun, yet intense. It's really intere...
re: What was your TDD aha moment?
OoOoO! Thanks! Ill add it to the list!
re: What was your TDD aha moment?
It is very difficult concept to wrap your brain around. I l...
re: Interview Questions You Should Ask
I really like this one! Thank you for sharing!
re: Say something nice about another DEV member
@ben has created such an amazing community here - I so ver...
re: Say something nice about another DEV member
Dawe <3333
re: What was your TDD aha moment?
Still waiting. 😂
re: What Makes an Environment Inclusive?
Very well said! Thank you so much for sharing. I couldn't a...
re: I haven't been assigned work all week. This is my first job/internship. Should I quit or stay longer?
Yes! Use the time to learn something new. Talk to your mana...
re: 10 Things to Start Doing in Technical Interviews
This article is designed for people going into technical in...
re: 10 Things to Start Doing in Technical Interviews
I love this! I don't especially enjoy technical interviews...
re: How would you manage a system which the original author have left your team?
Jump right in! Start fixing bugs and learn how the ins and ...
re: Dev is for?
dev > stack overflow. 😻
re: Is it good or bad practice make developers pay money for his bugs?
Sounds like a terrible work environment. We are human, not...
re: What is a Reasonable Sound-Level Expectation @ Panera?
I agree with everyone else posts so far, but would like to ...
re: How did you decide on what you wanted to do?
I'm in mobile, but I feel that mobile chose me. I said yes...
re: Developers with mental illness. How do you cope with days and weeks where you don't feel you can do anything?
Depends on the mental illness and the person.. I'v had to...
re: What part of your first dev job were you least prepared for?
Professionalism- working for an older company, I was not pr...
re: 5 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Past Self
That’s exactly why I share! 🎉
re: 5 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Past Self
Welcome back !
re: 5 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Past Self
Ya know- the thought has passed my mind, and I can definite...
re: 5 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Past Self
You still have time to figure it out! Just keep navigating ...
re: How do you scale a nodejs real-time API to concurrently serve a million users?
Love all the knowledge sharing in this thread. Just a frien...
re: Does your laptop stay at work?
Self care is the best care. Sometimes knowing you need that...
re: If DEV were an acronym, what would it stand for?
developers emitting vomit do evade viruses works on my mac...
re: The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week
LOOK AT ALL THE AWESOME LADIES ON THIS LIST :D
re: What good habits are you trying to adopt?
How much time ya got? I think the big ones are: taking m...
re: What Makes an Environment Inclusive?
Having a safe environment where you can share and get real ...
re: 5 Reasons You Should Write That Blog Post
Yes! You will help out way more people then you realize 🙌🏼
re: 5 Reasons You Should Write That Blog Post
Love this! Thanks for sharing
re: What Makes an Environment Inclusive?
Great insight! Thanks so much for the resources also.
re: If your programming language were a Pokemon, which would it be?
lololololol perfect
re: What Makes an Environment Inclusive?
I'm glad that's not my job. Same. lol I agree - convers...
re: If your programming language were a Pokemon, which would it be?
LOL
re: If your programming language were a Pokemon, which would it be?
Swift is Charmander. It's still young, and learning a lot....
re: What Makes an Environment Inclusive?
I love this. All of it. I would love to see all these poin...
re: What Makes an Environment Inclusive?
Yes!
re: What Makes an Environment Inclusive?
You’re right. Sometimes I forget being on a team with multi...
re: What Makes an Environment Inclusive?
Shouldn’t be having physical battles in the workplace 🤔
re: What Makes an Environment Inclusive?
I would promote based on skill and experience alone and not...
re: What Makes an Environment Inclusive?
My favorite idea around building a team was creating an eco...
re: What Makes an Environment Inclusive?
You can always post anonymously by emailing sloan@dev.to 💚👍...
re: The Boy Scout Rule is Now the Scout Rule
LOL who does he think he is? smh.
re: The Boy Scout Rule is Now the Scout Rule
You're my favorite Ben Halpern.
re: What are some fundamentals of security every developer should understand?
Awesome! Thanks!!
re: What are some fundamentals of security every developer should understand?
Do you have any books or suggested reads on various attacks...
re: Swift or Objective-C in iOS Development
Thanks @rhymes ! Swift MOST DEFINITELY. It's beginner fri...
re: How fast does your sector/industry move?
I worked in Public Sector once. It was about like
re: When did you stop thinking of yourself as a junior/newbie?
When I started getting annoyed that others saw me as a juni...
re: A Major Announcement for the DEV Community
TAKE MY MONEY
re: What If Swift Didn't Exist?
Sure, I'm not a fan of shared codebase because it usually r...
re: What If Swift Didn't Exist?
Thanks for the tag Ben :)
re: What If Swift Didn't Exist?
..cracks knuckles.. It really boils down to Objective C be...
re: Blinky - Hello World of Robotics
I was hoping to have more time to do robotics projects &amp...
re: Nevertheless, Andrea Kim Coded
Yay! Another mobile dev & mom! Love that you got the su...
re: Nevertheless, JR Coded
Love your advice -- did he end up taking the code down? or ...
re: Nevertheless, Yumi Kim Coded
Dev.to is a great place to start blogging ;)
re: Nevertheless, Muna Mohamed Coded
Yassss! Interested how you felt about git before and after ...
re: Which mainstream programming language has the ugliest syntax?
Objective C Or should I say [[[[[[[[[objective c]]]]]]]]]]
re: What things have you been made to feel guilty about in the course of your career?
That's a huge red flag! If they're not paying market value ...
re: What things have you been made to feel guilty about in the course of your career?
That's very heartbreaking. I'm curious with the future wave...
re: What things have you been made to feel guilty about in the course of your career?
so much YES! And it's joint responsibility...one person can...
re: What things have you been made to feel guilty about in the course of your career?
BEING A MOM. No joke. Early in my career many people I wo...
re: Just learn a language. Popularity be darned.
Yay! Yes! Just get started. You’ll start to find what you ...
re: Interview Questions You Should Ask
You're right, they won't explicitly tell you if they're sou...
re: Interview Questions You Should Ask
That is amazing! And honsetly I’ve done the same lol and ha...
re: Interview Questions You Should Ask
Sounds like your not applying at the right companies! Perha...
re: Interview Questions You Should Ask
Thanks! It was inspired by reverentgeek s style of hand dra...
re: Interview Questions You Should Ask
Great to hear! Check out my other post to get your resume i...
re: Interview Questions You Should Ask
Great question! I whole heartedly agree. Thanks for sharing...
re: Interview Questions You Should Ask
Thanks for sharing! Good thoughts.
re: Interview Questions You Should Ask
So much yes! I know exactly what you’re talking about. I lo...
re: Interview Questions You Should Ask
Great question! Also telling if they hesitate for a few min...
re: Depression & Anxiety in programming
Anxiety. Day to day - finding a Job that doesn't trigger y...
re: Describe the worst coding culture you've been a part of
I could go on a 30 minute rant of why Swift is better then ...
re: Describe the worst coding culture you've been a part of
When you ask to use the latest programming language written...
re: Announcing Sustaining Memberships for dev.to
TAKE MY MONEY
re: First Impressions on Using the Amazon Echo Show to Aid Distributed Work
To you references of "Can you hear me?" lifesize.com/bingo/...
re: Why The F**k Won't You Answer My Email?
I’m in a similar situation with a personal contact I’m work...
re: The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week
Thanks for this wrap up! I've been avoiding the internet th...
re: The Unwritten Rules for Github by devdiscuss
I think that sounds like a great post on its own, you shoul...
re: Explain like I'm five: Is Test Driven Development really that used in most of the programming world?
It’s not, he’s active in the open source community and the ...
re: Programmers who only code at work
I would be careful about assuming they're not passionate be...
re: Explain like I'm five: Is Test Driven Development really that used in most of the programming world?
Just went to a great talk last night on TDD by John Reese. ...
re: How to document requirements and not put people to sleep
Do you think the same could work in preventing yourself to ...
re: What tutorials would make a non-developer think you're a magician?
So they can be malicious- I would be very careful about wha...
re: What tutorials would make a non-developer think you're a magician?
Rubber duck scripts. Saw someone load one of these on a US...
re: Resumé++
Abbbbbsolutely!
re: Resumé++
Good luck! I’m in iOS and it’s a great field to be in, mobi...
re: Resumé++
Lol! Oops. 😂😂😂
re: What are signs that you should quit your job?
First thing would be to talk to your manager and see if the...
re: Questioning "The Man"
I’m not saying they don’t exist, I’m saying jobs are harder...
re: I'm the community engineer on the Glitch team at Fog Creek, ask me anything!
+1 Also THANK YOU for speaking out on it!
re: I created @ThePracticalDev and dev.to, ask me anything!
Apple cider of choice?
re: I created @ThePracticalDev and dev.to, ask me anything!
What's one of the hardest lessons you learned prior to your...
re: I created @ThePracticalDev and dev.to, ask me anything!
Where/What do you hope to see dev.to && The Pratica...
re: Network Sniffing with Fiddler
Definitely agree - I was extremely intimidated to get start...
re: How do you make it easier to search through version control for deleted code?
I could definitely see how the lines get blurred. Releases ...
re: Apple Event Takeaways?
No one can escape demo-failures. Not even Apple. lol
re: How do you make it easier to search through version control for deleted code?
Couple of things, based on the feedback from the Twitters. ...
re: What's the best career decision you've ever made?
Exactly. It seems it's a market in our favor, but navigatin...
re: What should I do when I get hit on by colleagues?
That's tough. Sorry you have to deal with this. In my expe...
re: Whats on your desk?
Other than the obvious - a box of kinetic sand, the company...
re: What have you been meaning to do but haven't gotten around to?
Diving more into robots! I've gotten burnt out this summer...
re: Junior Developer title?
In my area-- Developer "job titles" are usually rated Devel...
re: Welcome Thread - v1
I hear that! It's easy to get burnt out with any technolog...
re: Welcome Thread - v1
Welcome, and a shoutout to a fellow Swiftie!
re: Welcome Thread - v1
Welcome!
re: Welcome Thread - v1
Welcome, welcome!
re: I'm running my first tech workshop next week. Any general advice?
My advice is don't live code.. I've tried this multiple oc...
re: What do you eat at work?
I second/third/whatever drinking plenty of water! I'll bri...
re: How do you share knowledge?
I'd be interested in trying it, but my anxiety would die if...
re: How to be a Follower
Someone came to me with some wisdom that was passed down fr...
re: Drawing career inspiration from movies/TV
Heyyy fellow chihuahua-owner! Office space was my career i...
re: How do you share knowledge?
Admittedly, all the teams I've worked on share the same str...
re: Questioning "The Man"
EXACTLY. Perfectly worded. That book is on my reading list...
re: Welcome Thread - v1
Welcome! I'd love to learn more about information security,...
re: Welcome Thread - v1
I'm at that stage too, Young Adult books are still my favor...
re: Questioning "The Man"
"upgrade your fad".. Man I really missed the mark on a grea...
re: Questioning "The Man"
Exactly! I know that was me, I didn't want to be painted fo...
re: Questioning "The Man"
That's a great practice! 👏🏻👏🏻
re: Questioning "The Man"
Sure thing, I guess I'm really just encouraging junior devs...
re: Questioning "The Man"
Cheers to that!!
re: Questioning "The Man"
Thanks! Might have had some caffeine lol
re: What are some ideas for tags on dev.to?
help or #advice - for those who seek mentorship. Might be ...
re: It's okay to not be okay
<333333333333333 I needed this today. Thank you for sh...
re: Why you should work remotely
Your dog's input was incredibly necessary <3 More dogs s...
re: How do I know if I’m good at programming?
1) Do other developers read your code and not want to punch...
re: Resume tips
Less is more! Your resume should be a talking point, not a ...
re: From Zero to Hero (How I became a professional developer in a year)
It's great to hear success stories that don't travel down t...
re: How to Level Up Your Dev Game
Glad you found value in it! Thanks for reading.
re: Blogging Driven Learning
Couldn't agree more! Good article & hope it sparks more...
re: The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week
+1 ARKit I'd love to see more of these posts since I haven'...
re: What Dev / Tech Podcasts do you listen to?
I heard this episode is pretty great: Building Programmers ...
re: Episode 43: Kim Arnett
Hey Das Me!
re: How To Not Repeat Mistakes
solid advice!
re: Honest thoughts about self-confidence
You're not alone! And I encourage you to write about what y...
re: There Be Monsters in Working Remotely
Do you ever miss having co-workers around? I've heard peopl...
re: How can we create better discussions in the dev community?
I deleted my Reddit account. Twice. It gets old dealing wit...
re: 10 Tech Movies to Get You Coding Again
I nominate Hidden figures 😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍
re: Freelance advice for past me
I'd love to do free lance some day but it just never seems ...
re: Creating an Ergonomic Workspace
As far as I know - standing desks help you burn more calori...
re: Creating an Ergonomic Workspace
Movement is definitely necessary for a healthier lifestyle,...
re: Creating an Ergonomic Workspace
It definitely helps mixing up your work environment! My pro...
re: Creating an Ergonomic Workspace
Additional Resource: Thought this article was pretty slick ...
re: From Storyboards to Code in iOS
I encourage everyone to use storyboards first. It's not a f...
re: What do you like about meetups?
I started a meet up in my area because I noticed a gap in t...
re: How to Level Up Your Dev Game
Thank you! One thing I've definitely learned is no matter t...
re: How best to go about finding a new job?
I second blogging. Clean up your Linked In Clean up your ...
re: Seven useful programming habits
I do this, it's also saved my bum a few times. Sometimes I...
re: The Designated Asshole: Lessons from my Dad on Leadership
Love this, everyone needs a Designated Asshole. lololol. Es...
re: The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week
D'awe shucks, thanks Ben! There was a lot of great content ...
re: How do you arrange your screens/multiple desktops?
One person I know who did used vertical for email. It was a...
re: I Suck At Whiteboard Interviews
careergoals 😍
re: Who is your programming hero?
Lol. Hasn't worked so well for me, but I've definitely trie...
re: I Suck At Whiteboard Interviews
Oh man. The interview process is grueling, especially all-d...
re: Who is your programming hero?
I'm going to be that person. Steve Jobs. He wasn't a devel...
re: How to Level Up Your Dev Game
Blogging is difficult. When I find time I try to write a co...
re: How to Level Up Your Dev Game
We're all in this together! You can do it :D
re: How to Level Up Your Dev Game
Sounds like you've figured it out too :) I hear you on dele...
re: How to Level Up Your Dev Game
Absolutely- I forgot about this one. I'll add it when I get...
re: How to Level Up Your Dev Game
What's wechat?
re: How to Level Up Your Dev Game
Take it in small doses, it gets easier 😊 I didn't talk to a...
re: How to Level Up Your Dev Game
Definitely! Thanks for sharing :) Finding my second wind w...
re: How do you decide if a feature/API is safe to use in production?
I'm not in the JS world - But for native frameworks, the fo...
re: The Programmer's Guide to Pairing on Pregnancy
Yay! And the more men step up and do this sort of thing- t...
re: How to Conduct a Job Interview
Good :D I've had some bad interviews where the odds were s...
re: The Engineering Interview is Broken
I like that you allow the candidate to use external resourc...
re: The Engineering Interview is Broken
For sure - Just be sure to tell them ahead of time so they ...
re: How to Conduct a Job Interview
I personally hate the homework. I'm a mom & with work, ...
re: The Engineering Interview is Broken
Yaaas. I once had a personality test & coding challeng...
re: What were your takeaways from Apple's WWDC keynote?
raywenderlich.com/163940/wwdc-2017... This article makes m...
re: I Clicked On A Facebook Scam To See What Would Happen
Oh for the love of.. 😭
re: What were your takeaways from Apple's WWDC keynote?
This is the first WWDC I ever closed before they were finis...
re: I Clicked On A Facebook Scam To See What Would Happen
Yeah, I imagine there's still a broad audience for it. At l...
re: I Clicked On A Facebook Scam To See What Would Happen
Awesome! Thanks for clicking so we don't have to, lol. Very...
re: Blinky - Hello World of Robotics
Nope, I'm pretty separated from all things Google. Not on p...
re: What are signs that you should quit your job?
Various reasons I've quit previous jobs/teams are Not bei...
re: Blinky - Hello World of Robotics
Yaaas! Dust it off, lets do this :D I need a reason to cont...
re: What are your tips for avoiding burnout?
Walk away from it every night. If you're working on a side...
re: What are some newbie-friendly OSS projects to learn from?
Shameless Plug :) I did an intro to iOS (Swift) talk and u...
re: A Dive into Stack Overflow Jobs Search
Thank you for sharing! One of my favorite things about Stac...
re: A Dive into Stack Overflow Jobs Search
+1 Good Question
re: For the Love of Side Projects
100%!
re: What are the skills that a public school Computer Science teacher should possess?
Not a teacher, but I know Apple has some resources (and fre...
re: My Most Valuable Developer Experience
I can definitely see how a small co would have these situat...
re: Take Care of Yourself, You Deserve It
This is my most favorite-ist article ever. Thank you so muc...
re: What Are Your Career Goals?
To not be a manager :)
re: Native or browser based applications?
Common argument around mobile. There are so many web-frame...
re: Should architects code?
Not an architect - but I've worked with plenty who stopped ...
re: The Bus Factor
Great thoughts! Having a team wiki is great for tasks like...
re: That time I built a robot.
lolol. The bread boards have stickers underneath, but I hav...
re: That time I built a robot.
For me, the short iterations helped me troubleshoot why X,Y...
re: That time I built a robot.
For sure! Getting started is always the hardest part. Also,...
re: How would one start learning mobile application development?
Swift has made it so easy to get started in iOS. Apple docs...
re: How I went from failing every interview to a job at Amazon
Yaaas. All of this. Technical interviews are a very cold-d...
re: Where do you keep non-code documentation, such as architecture explanation or research?
Our team uses Confluence within the Atlassian suite. Works ...
re: Sorry, I hacked you.
Agree !! See this a lot in mobile apps too. Do you know wha...
re: So, you're new to hackathons.
Hey there! Getting ready to go to my first hackathon and I ...
re: 5 Lessons My Bootcamp Didn't Teach Me
Great realization for anyone starting their journey into th...
re: Automated tests before reaching market - worth it or not?
I've had experience in both and I vote for tests. Test th...
re: Looking to build a text-based game engine
Idk about engines, but it could be fun to do a modern spin ...
re: What's the best career decision you've ever made?
Have you found a way to benefit the local community with pr...
re: What skills, besides purely technical, do you look for in other developers?
Ability and drive to learn. Have they taught themselves any...
re: What's the best career decision you've ever made?
1) to go into mobile development 2) to not stop looking for...
re: Embrace How Random the Programming Interview Is
The interview process is completely terrible across so many...
re: What interesting API are you using? Please share!
I'm interested in being a QA for this! 😂 1st test: Verify i...
re: What interesting API are you using? Please share!
So far so good! I'm week 2 into hololens and day 3 into the...
re: What interesting API are you using? Please share!
Face and Emotion API from Microsoft - Processing camera inp...
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