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Mike

Frontend Developer! Started a dev shop 6 years ago and still going strong!

Location Granger, IN Joined Joined on  Personal website https://www.lehmannsystems.com github website

Education

University of Notre Dame - Computer Science

Work

Top Dog at Lehmann Systems, LLC

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Stop using if else

Yes this was clickbait :P

What's the Best Mesh Router for 2021?

I've had awful luck with the range of the Nest WiFi system

Nudity detection with JavaScript and HTMLCanvas

hot dog, not hot dog

How do you manage clipboard history?

same! LOVE Alfred

Coffee drinkers: Do you take breaks?

Noooooo. Why would you?!?!

Help choosing a laptop for work

Why not a Mac?

What is your database of choice?

I still kinda like MySQL :P

As a developer, what problems do you face during job search? ๐Ÿค”

It's hard to find positions for senior level developers. It ...

What E-mail client do you use?

I use Spark. I manage 4 different Google-based email address...

where would you live if you could be remote full-time?

On the water somewhere with a low cost of living. Maybe like...

Throttling and Debouncing.ย Avoiding unnecessary API calls.

This is a great post! THANKS for sharing!!

What irritates you the most as a developer? ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป

Making estimates on time :D

Microjobs: complete tasks for other engineers

I'm not sure.... I just think the ramp up time to jump into a...

What's the strangest Wi-Fi name you've ever seen? ๐Ÿ˜ฎ

This LAN is your LAN

What are your favorite cloud services?

Digital Ocean!

What new hobbies have you picked up lately?

Smoking meats! I bought an electric smoker during the pandem...

How do you feel about Neuralink?

It's a bit scary.... But I LOVE it for fixing medical issues...

What are your favorite coding podcasts?

@ben has it been successful? How do you judge success? Num...

Building a decentralized web is hard. Who's in?

I thought the team at Pied Piper pulled it off???

What bad habit do you have because you learned an approach *before* a better idea came along?

Always wanting to change HTML elements using the Jquery way. ...

What are your favorite coding podcasts?

DevDiscuss! But really, I do enjoy listening to it! open.spo...

When things are back to normal, will you be working from home or in an office?

I'm really missing the interactions that happen in an office ...

How long does it typically take to be productive in a new job?

I would think full productivity would take about a month. BU...

When do you work on your side projects?

I really find Sunday mornings can be very productive. Wake u...

How will 5G affect how we build for mobile?

I hope it doesn't. I understand that it does give the power ...

Music Time for Spotify: personalized song recommendations to get you in flow ๐ŸŽง

Pretty sweet... just installed it

Thoughts on Coding Tests

Yeah I agree completely. I think my biggest issue is that so...

How many monitors do you use ? Share the pic ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

27" 5k iMac and a 32" 4k monitor next to it :D

Workspace Wednesday: Show me pics of your at-home setup

Love my Uplift desk.

How much coffee do you drink?

Usually 2-3 cups a day

Suggestions to programmers who are just starting Javascript

Don't just stick to javascript. I think most JS tasks will a...

DevDiscuss Episode 4: Should Ruby Still be a Thing in 2020?

Listened last night during a drive and loved it. Honestly it...

What can I build for my family?

Ha yeah that would be pretty cool. It's hard to come up with...

What can I build for my family?

I've also thought about building a cool "home control panel."...

What can I build for my family?

Maybe just a family sharing board? Like a group chat with mo...

Can you suggest me Free productivity tools?

As I dig into it more it seems like it. I had just remembere...

Can you suggest me Free productivity tools?

what do you think about Notion vs Basecamp?

Can you suggest me Free productivity tools?

Notion looks really cool.. gunna check it out

Format of commit messages

All about an issue number. If there is not an issue tied to ...

Which Cloud Provider do you use?

Digital Ocean. Simple to use and pretty much no learning cur...

Remote dev checklist

I think having the right setup is key here. So many people h...

Facebook and more big tech companies are going to lean into distributed work. What is going to suck about this?

I don't know if I agree with you on that. I live in the midd...

Facebook and more big tech companies are going to lean into distributed work. What is going to suck about this?

I am really curious about if it distributes big cities. Will...

Justifying Tech Debt

We have a system where we log events to 5 different analytics...

What is the best code editor?

Very language dependent but VSCode ALL. THE. WAY.

What is your favorite audiobook about computer technology?

Really interested to see the responses!

How do you stay motivated?

It's all about me feeling I am in the right job and actually ...

What does Full Stack mean to you?

I see it as someone who has the capacity to learn languages q...

Are you using WiFi or Ethernet right now?

I run all WiFi but it is AC speed so pretty solid. I also li...

What domain names are you holding on to?

nerdswrite.com

What languages, frameworks, and libraries would you put on a front-end developer's 2020 "must learn" list?

:( Not surprising, sadly. It's really hard to migrate old co...

What languages, frameworks, and libraries would you put on a front-end developer's 2020 "must learn" list?

I would have them learn JQuery, actually. So much of other l...

Do you pay for any indie software?

I pay for Alfred on my Mac - saves me a bunch of time here an...

If you had to create a desktop app what tech stack would you use?

Electron no doubt! It's really solid.

ASK DEV: Who to follow on Twitter?๐Ÿค”

dev.to/lehmannsystems/favorite-tec...

What was your win this week?

Not going crazy being stuck inside!

Do you chat with other developers often? What are your favorite communities to do so?

Yeah I like the idea of Discord but I think the real-time a...

Do you chat with other developers often? What are your favorite communities to do so?

Not enough! I jumped into dev.to with the hope of accompli...

How much does your job dictate what new tools you learn vs self-direction?

For us, it is all about the project. If we are editing an ...

Tell us what your top unpopular tech opinion is ๐Ÿ˜ˆ

cheers to the first one!

Tell us what your top unpopular tech opinion is ๐Ÿ˜ˆ

I think unit tests are a waste of time for front-end develo...

What library/language/tool wowed you with its developer experience?

Netlify. It was unbelievable how simple it was.

How does deployment work at your organization?

We're big fans of DeployBot. We use Digital Ocean and Bitb...

How do YOU debug

Everyone here is a genius so far... print statements all th...

Favorite Tech Twitter follows

haha iamdevloper is amazing

What Did you Learn this week --March 20?

I'm learning how to integrate Pusher into my web apps. I'l...

Are early-stage startups "dead-by-default" when Coronavirus is causing significant harm to the worldโ€™s economy?

I think some will have to just to survive. I also think a ...

How do you come up with new side projects?

I find I am really into a side project when it is something...

Are early-stage startups "dead-by-default" when Coronavirus is causing significant harm to the worldโ€™s economy?

It's going to be very hard in any sector... everyone is goi...

Do you like frontend or backend more?

I love frontend with the exception of CSS. And, well, CSS ...

Whats your daily routine?

I work from home. Breakfast, watch my dog play in the bac...

What effect is the Coronavirus having on your work life and personal life?

I was on the USA National Team training for the Olympics a ...

Stop using for loops. Here's why.

This must be satire.

Reflecting On One Year of Remote Work

Great thoughts here. I wish my area had a more active grou...

Javascript Array Condensing

love this solution - standard javascript and easy

Javascript Array Condensing

glad it could be a good work break!

Is it possible that the software industry could become nearly 100% remote?

Great discussion. I think hubs will become more and more p...

Is forcing full-screen a bad practice, or is this acceptable?

Why not a well-worded suggestion? If something just went f...

5 non-technical skills you don't learn at university

I actually think that you do learn "handling feedback" at s...

What are you learning this week? And why???

I am starting to dive into GraphQL. I am a long-time JS de...

My Favorite Chrome Extensions for web development and design

What makes Window Resizer better than just using the one in...

What was your win this week?

Finally kicked off and signed the contract for a new projec...

What is the best Javascript Stack to choose in 2020 ?

I agree with this one. It is such a bonus to have develope...

When is the last time you used `var`?

Today :'( Legacyyyyy code

Web Tracking IS GOOD

Well, these are some serious doomsday scenarios. Maybe you...

Web Tracking IS GOOD

Huh? I fail to see how being gay or straight has anything ...

Best Web Browsers in 2021

Yeah completely agree. Great article!

Best Web Browsers in 2021

I dunno how I feel about this yet. While I think privacy i...

Kindly share the work/life related website(s) you never fail to visit everyday, and why

There is not. I have my life on a perfect track! haha (jok...

Kindly share the work/life related website(s) you never fail to visit everyday, and why

StackOverflow because doesn't everyone find their answers t...

Work Culture Toxicity in Tech

This is awesome. Balance needs to be the most important th...

What are your favorite portfolio sites for devs?

W. T. F. amazing

What are your favorite portfolio sites for devs?

Oh wow that is super cool

New Machine; New Browser

What makes them better than Chrome devtools?

Do you merge branches locally or create pull requests for personal projects?

I'm a big fan of making pull requests. Just gives me anoth...

Welcome Thread - v54

Stumbled on this in my Google News and have been on it all ...

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