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Fernando B πŸš€

Coding space junkie with a sprinkle of writer heart. DMs open for any questions or comments. πŸ™‚

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Software Engineer at Kodaman

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re: Linux Desktop Environments: before eat it
The headline is a mess. I'm thinking something got lost in tr...
re: Linux Desktop Environments: before eat it
Don't forget Qtile
re: How do you prefer to learn? Videos, Books, both?
A bit of everything. Books, documentation and videos when I'm...
re: Coding w/ Music
Usually when I'm coding something I'm comfortable with I can ...
re: ΞΌgit - Learn Git Internals by Building Git in Python
Interesting way to show progression with diffs while slowly b...
re: Stop using frameworks and libraries
It pains me that a lot of people didn't understand the sarcas...
re: What's the best or worst recruitment line you have heard?
I've been in the oil field in tech for a while mainly in Indu...
re: OSS == TBD
Right, obviously some type of model is needed. You'll want to...
re: OSS == TBD
If companies are using your software to make money, why would...
re: OSS == TBD
I love OSS but I don't like the idea that big enterprises use...
re: Stop Using React
I think most browsers didn't even support that. Even if it wo...
re: Stop Using React
If gaining 40Kb makes you happy, then so be it. They're only ...
re: Stop Using React
Honestly I thought this was a troll post, hence my sarcastic ...
re: Stop Using React
Here's a little tip for you regarding the spinner speed, get ...
re: [Off topic] John Sonmez is not a Simple Programmr
I never knew him, until his rant day. I checked his videos an...
re: Does anyone homeschool here?
On another hand I can attest US education isn't the best in t...
re: Does anyone homeschool here?
Thanks for your comment. We picked time4learning for now, and...
re: Does anyone homeschool here?
Thanks for your comment. I look forward to BHP. I am hoping a...
re: Does anyone homeschool here?
I understand, that's one way to look at it. Socializing is so...
re: Is there a way to see only posts on feed?
Hi Gustavo, no I was referring to the main feed. I'd like to ...
re: Is there a way to see only posts on feed?
Thanks so is for everyone. Is crazy I see more comments more ...
re: django error!!
Did you forget to paste the error?
re: Who is Uncle Bob?
Did you even look at the contributions before you posted? I'l...
re: Who is Uncle Bob?
I've listened to a few of his talks but most of them are just...
re: Who is Uncle Bob?
I do you one better, Where is Uncle Bob? 😁
re: The Unix world needs to get its shit together.
A minor correction all Linux distros today have very little t...
re: What terminal do you use?
Not many tbh. Cmder on Windows, and powershell. On Linux, ter...
re: Poor Man's Tools that are actually awesome! πŸ’ͺ
+1 fzf
re: What terminal do you use?
Yeah fish got so many good features once you get used to it, ...
re: What terminal do you use?
Forgot to mention on my work laptop Win10 I use cmder.
re: What terminal do you use?
I've never been super picky when it comes to terminals, as lo...
re: My terminal became more Rusty πŸ¦€
I tried alacritty a while back, but was super duper slow with...
re: Linux - I am Love with Terminal
Good list! Missing some grepping :)
re: Does anyone like VSCode new Source Control Menu?
I use the cmd line for any git operation, so I've never seen ...
re: What E-mail client do you use?
Thunderbird with Protonmail.
re: Which Linux distros have you tried?
I've tried a handful, Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Manjaro, RedHat, CenOS...
re: Fast track your React learning with these 12 Tips!
I agree I just learned context and I'm brand new to React I t...
re: Postwoman is changing name πŸ›Έ
I'm not proud of knowing it lol. Company I work for uses it f...
re: Postwoman is changing name πŸ›Έ
I appreciate Duffel as an ex-Sailor. Since I had tons of them...
re: What Mouse Mat do you use for coding?
Unrelated question, keyboard model, keys?
re: What Mouse Mat do you use for coding?
Don't need mats for my trackball mouse lol. Logitech M570 for...
re: I'm gonna be learning Linux!
I'm all for minimalism, but if you can't run programs that yo...
re: Save time and disk space for node projects
You're welcome, to be honest I didn't know until pnpm until r...
re: Understanding Arrays in JavaScript
Hi there, yes you can make an array immutable by calling the ...
re: How do you deal with node_modules?
I recently started using pnpm, but there are a few utilities ...
re: Linux is a bigger threat to windows than you think
Linux will need tons of work to be mainstream in desktop use....
re: My Take on Email
I thought all services get created equal, simple login looks ...
re: My Take on Email
I know those services exist, but companies always go out of b...
re: What are some side project suggestions?
This is a short list of some of my ideas: VR App for data a...
re: Email Security and Privacy
I thought about setting up an email server on my domain at on...
re: My Take on Email
Great article, email is one those things everyone has but no ...
re: Hacktoberfest Prizes
Looks like mine got lost during xmas rush or something else. ...
re: Is using Linux really productive?
I haven't had any issues with intellij in 20.04 installed wit...
re: Hacktoberfest Prizes
Oh ok glad I wasn't the only one. I just emailed DO and got a...
re: Hacktoberfest Prizes
Digital Ocean auto reply no longer accepting requests. Meanin...
re: Hacktoberfest Prizes
Oh I didn't know we had to put an order request. 2018 I recei...
re: Hacktoberfest Prizes
@ben who do I contact about my prize. I didn't receive my go...
re: Email Security and Privacy
Aliases are the best way to go. My strategy is to split per c...
re: Why Windows gets all the hate... And why I still prefer to use it
I really love all OSes. Used Windows for ages because work. U...
re: Make GitHub turn dark!
I used to use stylus and while it certainly is better control...
re: #4 Fully operational OS!
Yes, is what matters the most. Learning something along the w...
re: Bad Security habits to lose
Good post! I myself started using LastPass. I would like to a...
re: #4 Fully operational OS!
Not sure why you are having problems with your installation. ...
re: Replacing master in git
Do as you please, this isn't Facebook. Is a friendly communit...
re: Replacing master in git
Based on your comment history. My spider tingling senses tell...
re: Replacing master in git
Why not just call it default? After all is the default branch.
re: Python vs Java
New java versions can create custom small jre images within a...
re: Making your terminal more productive with Tmux
I particularly like ctrl + f with one hand without leaving ho...
re: Configure neovim for rust development
Thanks for the tip! I'll try that this weekend for sure. Sa...
re: Configure neovim for rust development
New rust user here, tempting to update nvim to 0.5.0 but do...
re: Suggestions on good azure devops training?
I'll take a look, I was looking more into a structure cours...
re: Let’s talk video vs article when learning
It depends on the topic. Some I'd rather just see documentati...
re: Boeing 737 Max 8 Software accountability or lack thereof?
Thanks for the comment. I probably should do another post. ...
re: How I use PM2 to deploy Node.js applications to production.
start and deploy are two different things in pm2, if you cd...
re: I am an Industrial Automation engineer, Ask Me Anything!
Hi Joman, you'll need to implement a pid of some kind, and ...
re: The top 10 technologies of the last decade
Let us remember that Blockbuster had a chance to buy Netfli...
re: I would like to start contributing to Open Source, can you help me to start?
Think of something you'd likely program yourself. Then sear...
re: The First 10 macOS Apps I Install in 2019
homebrew is what I use, are there any others?
re: The First 10 macOS Apps I Install in 2019
Ah nvm that's what amphetamine is for. I guess is stronger ...
re: The First 10 macOS Apps I Install in 2019
The first app I install is caffeine. β˜•
re: 20 Reasons to Move On from Java 8
Have not got caught up in the Google vs Oracle debacle but ...
re: 20 Reasons to Move On from Java 8
Kotlin still runs on JVM fyi.
re: Is VScode Truly Open Source?
People have this notion that OSS should be completely free,...
re: Is VScode Truly Open Source?
I'm perfectly fine with Microsoft license and telemetry, af...
re: How To Remove Watermark from PDF Documents Using C#
I feel like there should definitely be a legal warning at t...
re: [Off topic] John Sonmez is not a Simple Programmr
Not sure if this is a troll account or what, does sound a l...
re: The Future of DEV
I plan on forking and starting an industrial automation blog,...
re: Who is your hosting provider?
I use digital ocean cloud hosting linux virtual machine aka...
re: What Alternative Text Editors Does DEV Use? (Not VS Code πŸ±β€πŸ‘“)
I have a minimal setup with neovim on mac vimrc. I use al...
re: Netlify DNS issue!
yup if your domain ends in dev is most likely an issue with...
re: Any love for mechanical keyboards?
Yeah I know is an expensive hobby lol. I really want to go ...
re: How to see if a file exists in Java (IN THE CURRENT DIRECTORY)
Would something like this work? Get cwd, then add your dire...
re: Netlify DNS issue!
Out of curiosity what does your domain ends with? I'm not ...
re: Blocking feature?
Yeah I'm not bashing against other languages just spam SEO ...
re: Blocking feature?
Just translated the Turkish posts and they are literally sp...
re: Blocking feature?
Yeah actually that's a good idea. I really don't like block...
re: Can someone explain Dev.To credits to me?
Ha I didn't even know. I have 15.:)
re: How do you organize your virtual environments?
I don't know if there is 100% correct way. For me it makes ...
re: Any love for mechanical keyboards?
They got some nice split keyboards on reddit/mk, if you hav...
re: Any love for mechanical keyboards?
Nice setup! I felt the same way when I tried to type on my ...
re: Any love for mechanical keyboards?
Ugh membrane lol just the thought of using membrane makes m...
re: Any love for mechanical keyboards?
I bought the ducky one for my kiddo with blues, they feel g...
re: Any love for mechanical keyboards?
Yeah wife is not overly excited on my love for keyboards lo...
re: No experience, no job!
You need a job to get experience. You need experience to ge...
re: Can we separate the artist from their art? Should we?
I honestly never heard of him before Sunday's debacle. I'll...
re: 20 useful Python tips and tricks you should know
I'll add a few more to the awesome list! Comprehension lis...
re: [Off topic] John Sonmez is not a Simple Programmr
I fully agree with you. He's not worth anyone's time. Glad I ...
re: [Off topic] John Sonmez is not a Simple Programmr
I have no problem in people promoting a certain mindset, bu...
re: [Off topic] John Sonmez is not a Simple Programmr
Well he's made good amount for through the years, maybe he ...
re: [Off topic] John Sonmez is not a Simple Programmr
No doubt dev.to got tons of good and friendly people, part ...
re: Welcoming Molly - The DEV Team's First Lead SRE!
Congrats @molly_struve !
re: What non-dev IT jobs have you had?
One of my many duties was to support cisco switches, so I g...
re: Help beginners with Hacktoberfest
github.com/search?q=hacktoberfest can be a good start, and ...
re: [Off topic] John Sonmez is not a Simple Programmr
Honestly I had never heard of him lol, but now I will never...
re: Android studio fragments
I'm on mobile kind of hard to read your code, but there are...
re: JButton lagging and ActionListener not working
Anytime!
re: What are your favorite tricks, techniques, and apps for starting to learn an area of tech you’re completely new to?
If is something I plan on using, youtube, maybe download a ...
re: JButton lagging and ActionListener not working
I am able to run your code by adding this import at the top...
re: JButton lagging and ActionListener not working
At first glance it looks like the action listener is implem...
re: Beware! Catalina update forcing HTTPS
Is the same thing with certain domains on chrome like .dev ...
re: 5 Useful VSCode Extensions for Live Coding
Awesome tips! I got mad respect for live coders!
re: #help has had a makeover
I think a link to SO mcve or something similar would be hel...
re: Newbie
Welcome to Dev!
re: Java Developers, What's in Your Toolkit?
I first got paranoid about github when some people's repos ...
re: Java Developers, What's in Your Toolkit?
Java/kotlin Intellij Android studio Gradle Git, github, se...
re: What's a better way to start a conference talk than "Uh... okay, so I guess it's time to get started?"
Without slides too. He's probably had tons of experience fr...
re: What's a better way to start a conference talk than "Uh... okay, so I guess it's time to get started?"
Probably one of my favorite talks. He says good morning, ho...
re: What was your first Hacktoberfest contribution?
My first was last year finally had the courage to do it lol...
re: What are your impressions of your self-taught co-workers?
For me it was a different experience. I already had problem...
re: What are your impressions of your self-taught co-workers?
Self taught here, people told me nobody would give me a job...
re: Daily Hacktoberfest Miscellaneous discussion (October 5th)
Worked on code-notes adding github enterprise gists support...
re: Hacktoberfest Completion Thread
Not entirely sure about invalid PRs, but more likely not.
re: Useful git commands with Sourcetree GUI
Nice intro to git. I used sourcetree when I was scared of t...
re: My #Hacktoberfest Goals
I've been super busy with another repo, but I need to get s...
re: How I Became a React Contributor Four Years Ago
I started contributing last year. Needed to use a java libr...
re: Introducing Caligator: A Simple Yet Powerful Open-Source Calculator & Convertor
What in the world did you joined dev.to for? To put people ...
re: If you could install only one VSCode extension?
El Chapulin lmao πŸ˜‚, hadn't heard that in a while. I think a...
re: Terrible Interview Questions
Not gonna lie Jorge probably would be sued in the States, h...
re: Terrible Interview Questions
Seems like you have very unethical way of handling things. ...
re: If you could install only one VSCode extension?
Settings sync lol
re: Hacktoberfest Completion Thread
As long as they are submitted they don't have to be accepte...
re: Family Feud with React - GH Pages - Firebase
Hey Rami I'll be posting design on repo, and I'll create an...
re: A day in the life for you and git...
I recently started using stash in addition to the all the b...
re: Family Feud with React - GH Pages - Firebase
Awesome!
re: Getting Good at Git
Btw checkout my git and commits gists, they might come hand...
re: Getting Good at Git
Anytime! 😁
re: Getting Good at Git
Glad to hear that you were able to recover the code. I thin...
re: Signed Git commits in VS Code
That's pretty cool, I need to get mine setup. Awesome read!...
re: Better Commit Messages
Yeah a very high percentage of repos don't implement templa...
re: Better Commit Messages
Thanks for the tip!
re: Better Commit Messages
Yeah everyone got a different workflow. You can add a one l...
re: Better Commit Messages
Code speaks to you and only you. Even then after a few mont...
re: Better Commit Messages
I didn't either, is incredibly crazy how configurable git i...
re: Your First Year In Code: Now Available In Print!
You're welcome, and no worries!
re: Your First Year In Code: Now Available In Print!
Correct hyperlink. leanpub.com/firstyearincode
re: Where do I download GCC compiler for C
gcc.gnu.org/ Has both c++ and c compilers. If you are on li...
re: Are we close enough as a community to help each other out in hard times? (YES! WE ARE!)
I did a small donation but hoping it helps. Stay strong for...
re: What was your win this week?
Fixed one of my projects, tbh I had not thought how hard is...
re: What do you think of minimalist UI?
I feel. like medium was such of poor example for ui minimalis...
re: What do you think of minimalist UI?
Been using keep for ages, is my main note taking app, check...
re: What do you think of minimalist UI?
Every time I go to a medium post it contains a huge unscrolla...
re: Exporting a markdown book to PDF with Pandoc
Thanks for the link to your post, information looks great! ...
re: If your manager told you to spend the next two weeks working on any "fun and fulfilling" project at work, what would you do?
I have been working on a VR project with Unity3d I come on ...
re: I am an Industrial Automation engineer, Ask Me Anything!
You might be able to find used ones for a good price, new 3...
re: I am an Industrial Automation engineer, Ask Me Anything!
300s are a bit more expensive but yeah that model works wit...
re: I am an Industrial Automation engineer, Ask Me Anything!
Hi Anes, I honestly don't know how hard the transition woul...
re: What would you expect from a "vacation mode" feature on DEV?
I don't know it doesn't make much sense to me, if you are o...
re: Advice on using a header in text to re-organize a large dataset
Same with python read all lines method, though she said 20K...
re: Github Must Be a Free Platform
Gitea is the closest thing to github. Obviously you'll need...
re: Adding options to CLI commands
No worries, that's why I love dev.to we all learn from each...
re: Adding options to CLI commands
Good read! One question, have you tried to see if the code ...
re: How to Use C Functions in Python
I dunno if sip is a fully automated solution, have a look a...
re: How to Use C Functions in Python
Great read, have you used sip? pypi.org/project/SIP/ it can...
re: 5 Steps in Programming to Keep You From Getting Stuck
Oh yeah definitely don't want to do that lol
re: Why is streaming while you're developing not so popular?
I think the main reason why live coding streams are not pop...
re: Why is streaming while you're developing not so popular?
Hey hey, I get entertained when I watch people coding lol. ...
re: 5 Steps in Programming to Keep You From Getting Stuck
Cannot emphasize enough how important is to take breaks esp...
re: What's the use of if __name__ == '__main__': in Python?
If you don't add the if __name__ == '__main__': condition ...
re: What's the use of if __name__ == '__main__': in Python?
The way I think about it, is as a main method like in c++. ...
re: Part 4 Argparse and Script Entry Points
Thanks for the info! I like the decorators and not having t...
re: Work Coding Is Boring!
Not sure how old is your son but check this book in progres...
re: Part 4 Argparse and Script Entry Points
Yeah I've been meaning to try it out, just hard to get rid ...
re: I'm Going Back to being a DEV Community Member
Thank you for all your work in the community. You are the r...
re: Building Command-Line Applications with Python
Cookiecutter gives you quick prompts and generates the whol...
re: Building Command-Line Applications with Python
I am doing a similar series though not entirely the same. ...
re: What is causing `command "clipboard.paste" not found` error in vscode?
Glad you got it sorted out!
re: What is causing `command "clipboard.paste" not found` error in vscode?
I haven't had that issue so far github.com/microsoft/vscode...
re: [HELP!] Name for a collaborative writing tool
No prob, here are my favs, writlab, journalish, coollab, ...
re: They Who Control Encryption
I wonder if NSA can read my pgp encrypted emails. 😭
re: [HELP!] Name for a collaborative writing tool
A bit too late I really like cwriting, but I suck at writin...
re: Why does the the method listFilesForFolder("system/files") keep looping and stop my program from working?
I recommend intellij idea but also vscode has lots of plugi...
re: Why does the the method listFilesForFolder("system/files") keep looping and stop my program from working?
When encountering issues like this, do print statements or ...
re: Github Must Be a Free Platform
yeah just read on the other comment about this, I know is d...
re: If You Don't Know, Now You Know - GitHub Is Restricting Access For Users From Iran And A Few Other Embargoed Countries
It might be where you created your account.
re: If You Don't Know, Now You Know - GitHub Is Restricting Access For Users From Iran And A Few Other Embargoed Countries
Github has no say in any of this all they can do is comply ...
re: Github Must Be a Free Platform
Based on the comments here tons of devs don't know about vp...
re: Github Must Be a Free Platform
I have gitea setup on a raspberry pi and works great.
re: Github Must Be a Free Platform
There's has always been a solution. Host your own git serve...
re: Github Must Be a Free Platform
Git is a software anyone can host in any server. People cho...
re: Github Must Be a Free Platform
I spin my own git server with raspberry pi and I also use git...
re: How To Decide Which Programming Languages To Learn
Email sent. Looking forward to your reply.
re: What's your favorite programming/hacking movie/show?
I cannot stop watching this show. Almost done with season 2...
re: What's your favorite programming/hacking movie/show?
I am trying to remember the Net can't recall if I watched i...
re: What's your favorite programming/hacking movie/show?
Oh wow never heard of it. Got some good ratings and good ac...
re: What's your favorite programming/hacking movie/show?
Hey I didn't say most realistic movie, I don't know why Die...
re: What's your most re-watchable movie?
Tears of the Sun The Martian SWAT Die Hard(All) lol
re: What software projects made you "wow" 🀯
When the iPhone was launched my buddy bought one. I was pla...
re: I am an Industrial Automation engineer, Ask Me Anything!
Hi JC5 nice to see there are more of us lol. I actually tri...
re: Alan Turing to Feature on New Β£50 Note
As a controls engineer the movie was portrayed so bad on th...
re: Alan Turing to Feature on New Β£50 Note
Is insane to me after all he did in WW2 how he was treated ...
re: Creating My Own Hemingway App
Hey Sam awesome read! FYI your project links are broken sin...
re: No, you're not stupid!
Learning languages is super hard, I speak two, and really t...
re: This project gave me an A++ in college πŸ’―πŸŽ“ & this is prolly my last post 😭
Congrats on the job, and hopefully you can still write cont...
re: What are your thoughts on the whole 10x engineer viral discussion?
My thoughts are simple, 10X just became another muted word ...
re: What are your thoughts on the whole 10x engineer viral discussion?
There's absolutely nothing wrong with using Google, and rea...
re: What are your thoughts on the whole 10x engineer viral discussion?
I don't think i would be the most worn out, probably esc bu...
re: 21 VSCode Shortcuts to Make Coding Faster and More Fun
Haven't tried most of these, but I would assume is ctrl, lo...
re: I created an easy way to browse & find Google books (today is my birthday 🎈)
Wow another great project! Happy Belated birthday!
re: Manage your dev.to blog posts from a GIT repo and use continuous deployment to auto publish/update them
Check out my git jekyll blog takes less than a few minutes ...
re: Manage your dev.to blog posts from a GIT repo and use continuous deployment to auto publish/update them
I just started writing my articles on a repo and using Jeky...
re: Looking For Feedback
In regards to content speaking for itself you might be righ...
re: Looking For Feedback
This is my take. Write whatever you enjoy, forget about hea...
re: Daily Challenge #9 - What's Your Number?
I am not a big fan of code challenges in this format. For o...
re: Can I edit my old dev.to article to add a canonical URL to my recently setup personal blog?
Awesome, thanks for the detailed info!
re: Do you have your next vacation planned?
I wood have said the same thing. 😁
re: Can I edit my old dev.to article to add a canonical URL to my recently setup personal blog?
So I have setup my blog in github pages, and I am all setup w...
re: Solving the Health Problems of Software Engineers
Good read. Recently I purchased a standup desk for $84 from...
re: Sorting arrays in Javascript by date
I think I can live without IE lol.
re: Sorting arrays in Javascript by date
Thanks for the awesome tips. window.onload is just a noob m...
re: Sorting arrays in Javascript by date
Thanks for the awesome tips. I was looking into the promise...
re: I created an online markdown viewer and editor πŸ“
Looks clean! I use stackedit online, but this looks awesome...
re: What Dev.to Theme Are You Using?
I am on the same boat. I didn't know there were themes unti...
re: Why switch is better than if-else
Great read. I particularly don't use switch too often unles...
re: Offline Survival Kit
Yeah, they do it to check monthly payment status more than ...
re: Offline Survival Kit
StackDump looks like an offline server setup, imo is too mu...
re: Offline Survival Kit
As an offline beast myself, you'll be without music after 3...
re: Introducing a New Initiative: IRL.DEV
I am in Houston too. I too wonder if my company would let m...
re: How often do you restart your computer?
Computers nowadays are pretty good without having to shutdo...
re: Tell me some useless (or useful) software trivia
Lmao, is stuck in the last century. Don't get fooled by tha...
re: Tell me some useless (or useful) software trivia
That's why tons of classes have NS in the beginning, Next S...
re: Tell me some useless (or useful) software trivia
Do you know this exists? Is a cool flowchart visual program...
re: How was your experience when switching from mac/windows to Linux
Thanks for sharing your experience. I do think Windows Exp...
re: How was your experience when switching from mac/windows to Linux
Very good points indeed. Package managers, gui or not are a...
re: Some US prisons are banning books on coding
Definitely security is a huge deal nowadays in prisons, as ...
re: Some US prisons are banning books on coding
Very good question. I'd like to know the answer too.
re: Some US prisons are banning books on coding
Not agreeing with their decision but you can indeed run mal...
re: Some US prisons are banning books on coding
Indeed laughable bs excuse. If a felon can learn programmin...
re: IAMA Gaming/AI/Cloud Architect Turned Designer/Product Lead, Ask Me Anything!
That's hilarious!
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