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Louis

Student from Germany who fell in love with coding and the tech industry after pivoting from a traditional career in banking. Currently pursuing a Bachelor's in CompSci.

Location Bamberg, Germany Joined Joined on  github website

Education

Studying "Software Systems Science (BSc)" in Germany

Work

Computer Science Student

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How Learning to Code can change your Life

Hey @ayush00003 :) What content are you looking for? Publis...

Full Stack Developer's Roadmap 🗺

I totally get your point, Paweł. From the Employability Aspec...

Just JS (by Dan Abramov)

No worries :)

8 reasons why Switzerland is better than Silicon Valley for Software Developers

But how's the salary in Russia? It has to be somewhat aroun...

LibreOffice vs MSOffice vs Google Suite vs ???, what would you choose for each task?

The only MS Office Software I'm still using is PowerPoint. ...

When did you start to learn productivity-boosting techniques and development tools? 🧰⏩

Tooling is just about the little helpers you use to make yo...

The difference between code and magic 🧙‍♀️🧙‍♂️

@ben little bit off-opic, but is it your first time listen...

Hit me with a good rant

You can remove Siri from the touchbar in the system prefere...

Are newer developers pushed too exclusively towards web development?

I spent the last two years pivoting from a career in banking ...

What was your win this week?

Finishing up on the Communicating with Server section of Fu...

🎈🎊🥳Thank you for 30.000 followers! We celebrate this with an #AMA!

Okay, that's cool! Did you graduate from a German universit...

🎈🎊🥳Thank you for 30.000 followers! We celebrate this with an #AMA!

Didn't know you're German! When & why did you decide to...

Buying a game console in 2020

I think anything from Nintendo ist just perfect for kids. I...

Learning React

for a quick entry I can recommend either FullStackOpen's se...

What technologies are you currently learning?

I just started to tinker around with Node and how to make A...

What technologies are you currently learning?

Okay, so my tips for free high quality resources are.... ...

Do you have a side project? Talk about it!

Websockets are perfect for real time data transfer - so may...

I'm Vivek Saraswat, investor in Dev Tools + Infra startups @ Mayfield and former product leader @ Docker/VMware/AWS. AMA!

Hey Vivek, I'm fascinated by your story! What is your advic...

6 Years Remote

Should I create some kind of dedicated work space / office ...

5 Basic Design Concepts for Front-End Devs

You should give fontpair.co a try!

How do I Get JavaScript?

Well, a lot of people recommend either FreeCodeCamp.org or ...

How do I Get JavaScript?

What do you mean? Like how to tinker around with JS? Or wha...

What do you wish to know about JavaScript when you were in university?

The biggest benefit of JavaScript (imo) is that it's crazil...

Best Headless CMS for 2020

For clients, I would go with contentful. Quality and service ...

Best Headless CMS for 2020

I think netlifyCMS is awesome as it is free to use! However...

I'm a veteran UI developer, AMA!

What did you think about University degrees in Computer Sci...

Explain Backend like I'm five.

Thanks a lot @deciduously and @mootrichard ! Let the ser...

Explain Backend like I'm five.

Thanks @nestedsoftware ! I already thought of posting "Expl...

Explain Backend like I'm five.

So, if I understood your correctly, I basically need a Back...

Your favourite non-technical books?

Speaking of POW camps, have you ever read Maus? It's the st...

Your favourite non-technical books?

I've got a copy of The Intelligent Investor in my shelf, bu...

Your favourite non-technical books?

classic!

Your favourite non-technical books?

Does it live up to the hype? And is it written as an exciti...

Your favourite non-technical books?

Oh crazy! I just realized that the movie "The Social Networ...

Your favourite non-technical books?

I also read How to Win Friends and Influence People and thi...

What was the weirdest bug you ever encountered?

Everytime I inserted headphones into my Huawei's headphone ...

Do you still use IBM Lotus Notes/Domino?

Used it back in the days while I was doing my apprenticeshi...

If you could change one thing about learning to code, what would it be?

I wish I'd have learned the core principles and fundamental...

Tell me an unpopular software opinion

Blockchain is just regarded "promising" because there's hel...

Tell me an unpopular software opinion

Why do you think so?

Tell me an unpopular software opinion

If you get blamed for using npm packages without knowing ho...

Tell me an unpopular software opinion

It's okay to not use the terminal or command line for every...

Tell me an unpopular software opinion

You need a BSc in CS to be a good computer scientist. But n...

My 2019 in books

Thanks for this honest review of The Alchemist! I think it'...

Books I Loved in 2019

Great choice, Murray! I think the value of non-technical bo...

Your favourite non-technical books?

No, do you recommend it?

Your favourite non-technical books?

I read the first two you mentioned! Thinking of buying the ...

Your favourite non-technical books?

Just looked it up on Amazon - sounds amazing! Never heard o...

Your favourite non-technical books?

Nice! I'll add them to my list for 2020:) Especially The Un...

Your favourite non-technical books?

Yeah these are definitely on my list!

What’s the most under-appreciated software?

Figma, because they make it so easy to build a prototype or...

NYTimes warns of USB "juice jacking"

That reminds me of a video by some YouTuber called N-O-D-E ...

Should university teach current or future technologies?

I personally don't think so. They should teach you the basi...

5 of the best VS Code themes compared - an opinionated review

You should check out "An old hope", it's made out of colors...

What is the best .zshrc config you have seen?

It would be very cool to see what your terminal looks like! C...

Site generating with the great GatsbyJS

Hey Bilal, I see you're using the Gatsby Ghost Starter, am...

Show off your Hacktoberfest Swag!

I'm really looking forward to it! Wonder how long it'll tak...

How to start freelancing as a beginner?

Exactly! See, your mindset is already on point - so get up ...

How to start freelancing as a beginner?

In that case, I would go for a basic HTML/CSS landing page,...

How to start freelancing as a beginner?

The pricing question wasn't explicitly meant to aim on hour...

How to start freelancing as a beginner?

I used to think that way to, but now I rather see it as kin...

How to start freelancing as a beginner?

I would assume that there are some obstacles that may occur...

How to start freelancing as a beginner?

Makes a lot of sense to me because that way you can control...

How to start freelancing as a beginner?

Depends heavily on what kind of website it is, I guess. Is ...

How to start freelancing as a beginner?

That's what I'm doing right know! I can't wrap my head arou...

How to start freelancing as a beginner?

I'm not really with you at that point because I think you s...

What's your favorite new thing?

Also switched from Fira Code to Cascadia -> Love it!

Best Resources To Start Into Learning Web Development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React, NodeJS)

You're welcome, that's what DEV is all about! 😊

Anyone else intolerant of html inside javascript? yes i mean React

I never tried Vue to be honest. The problem's that I'm rela...

Anyone else intolerant of html inside javascript? yes i mean React

To me personally, it feels way more comfortable than those ...

What's your advice for future CS students?

I think of internships as little real world tests. Take Bac...

Which programming language is the best for blockchain?

You should give Cryptozombies a try as it's free and very f...

What's your advice for future CS students?

Thanks a lot Cristina! I think especially your 1st and 2nd ...

What's your advice for future CS students?

Yeah that's exactly my strategy of choice: Cracking every b...

What's your advice for future CS students?

Yeah, I really want to meet motivated peers and who knows, ...

What's your advice for future CS students?

I think I'm already going beyond the curriculum as I'm tink...

What's your advice for future CS students?

Thanks! Especially the last point you mentioned is somethin...

What's your advice for future CS students?

I often feel like I'm literally the only CS-interested guy ...

What's your advice for future CS students?

I live in Germany and I don't really think that studying so...

React Amsterdam Conference is now React Summit

Is it possible for students to participate as volunteers?:)

Is Blockchain really changing the world at all?

I agree that blockchain has some pretty neat use cases in B...

Is Blockchain really changing the world at all?

I get your point, don't get me wrong, I think financial inc...

Is Blockchain really changing the world at all?

That's just gambling and speculation in my opinion. BTC-fan...

Is Blockchain really changing the world at all?

I don't see the real value here. If you know the basic theo...

Is Blockchain really changing the world at all?

Thanks for your in-depth analysis and interesting answer Je...

Best Resources To Start Into Learning Web Development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React, NodeJS)

Great list! However, as a beginner I found myself often cap...

Hacktoberfest Completion Thread

We did it!🤯😍 I think we get the badge to our Dev profile a...

What learning path should I take to learn underlying concepts and principles?

Yeah, I love this kind of community-driven education paths!

What learning path should I take to learn underlying concepts and principles?

Thanks, that's what I want to do :) Apply these concepts to...

What learning path should I take to learn underlying concepts and principles?

Alright, thanks for that huge advice! Do you have any recom...

What learning path should I take to learn underlying concepts and principles?

Thanks a lot! Exactly what I'm looking for. :)

Hi I'm Vinay, a SRE who likes to help people solve problems. Ask Me Anything!

In your opinion, what are things that every developer (no mat...

Hacktoberfest Starts in Six Days 🎃🎉

I just signed up for it and wonder if it would count if I c...

I created DEV and have other positive qualities, ask me anything!

I started learning how to code some months ago and felt lik...

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