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What's your least favorite question to be asked at work?

Where it live it's not conditional. You're going to pay for...

What's your least favorite question to be asked at work?

I can see a response like that coming back to bite me come ...

As a self-taught, have you considered getting a degree afterwards?

I tried, and I studied CS for about a year before switching...

I created Hoppscotch 👽 - Open source API development ecosystem

I don't have Twitter anymore, but I went ahead and sent somet...

PHP... yay or nay?

I don't really mind it, but I hardly use it anymore, since ...

5 Tips for Those Considering Switching Professions

When I left software engineering to go to sales, it took ar...

I created Hoppscotch 👽 - Open source API development ecosystem

I can register a domain and donate that. I use a lot of VMs f...

10 Hiring Practices That Will Keep Me From Working for You

I've done whiteboarding once. It wasn't the worst thing ev...

I hate your code challenge

Taboo to say since me saying I hate the majority of challen...

Why we’re writing a Django book specifically for portfolio projects and MVPs

I like the idea of this. I've known about and briefly used ...

What's your software niche?

That's definitely true. I've been tempted to write a rant a...

What's your software niche?

She's a character from Dragon Quest IV, so yeah, it's his a...

Why did you chose Programing Language XYZ?

The only 3 languages I "chose" were C, because it was my fi...

IBM is acquiring Red Hat

I was an IBMer for 2 years. They laid me off on my birthday...

How I Lost My Consulting Job

I'm working as a Software Architect for a company. I'd be l...

How I Lost My Consulting Job

I had something that I felt was similar. I'd been working a...

I choose self-learning!

I recently interviewed for a position that ended up being t...

What are the amazing things you do with the terminal?

Generally either I used lynx or lynx url-i-want-to-go-to an...

Why is Django REST Framework lying to me?

I did a lot of Vue + Django projects in 2017 and early 2018...

What are the amazing things you do with the terminal?

Not amazing, but I used to job hunt with lynx. I do nearly ...

Who uses Telegram at work?

I prefer Discord or IRC, but my problems with Telegram that...

Why did you start programming?

Wow, I'm surprised by all the responses. I am going to put ...

Where do you see the future headed in terms of challenges and opportunities for women who code?

I've seen that impression before, although my last dev role...

Does your current job fulfill you?

I felt the same way. I hopped SEO startups, then I put 6+ y...

What's your job title and why is that your title?

For that reason, I was once a "Digital Application Speciali...

Do you know anyone who codes on the side but does not pursue a career in software development or code for their job?

How did you cope with that and the usual problems in the fi...

I’m Ben and I am a Rails developer

In startup land I feel like Silicon Valley moved past Rails ...

Do you know anyone who codes on the side but does not pursue a career in software development or code for their job?

I imagine I'd be part of one of those underrepresented popu...

CS Graduates (and not): A Question

It varies. I don't think me as a PHP developer in the mid-0...

Tell me about the things you don't post on GitHub

My private code is either personal or not interesting enoug...

What's the weirdest coding practice you've seen?

This is my favorite one. An abomination of all proportions.

What is better about web development vs native and vice versa?

For web: It's easier to test UI You can choose the langua...

Whats the most irritating "if statement condition" that you've come across?

In C#, you'd probably have a property like .Result or .IsVa...

What's the weirdest coding practice you've seen?

This was all .NET, but I remember using the latest DLL on m...

Advanced devs and beginner devs can co-exist harmoniously. It's not rocket science.

I created an account and then immediately deleted it. My ma...

Product Preview: Seqton - Blockchain Outsourcing Easily

you need to fill up mostly with BS (even if your product i...

Whats the most irritating "if statement condition" that you've come across?

Yeah, I guess it was ambiguous, but since they didn't know ...

Whats the most irritating "if statement condition" that you've come across?

Yep, that was what made it even more hilarious. They applie...

Whats the most irritating "if statement condition" that you've come across?

When I was a junior, a senior dev on my team didn't know wh...

How do you deal with burnout and low motivation?

I wasn't necessarily burned out for 7 years straight. At th...

Why is Laravel much popular in USA than Symfony ?

No, I live in the US.

Who's looking for open source contributors? (April 9 edition)

Looking through out of curiosity, since I started learning ...

Why I hate being an “expert”

I was a ".NET expert" when they reorg'd my IT department. U...

Why is Laravel much popular in USA than Symfony ?

Where I lived, Symfony was de facto among PHP frameworks at s...

How do you deal with burnout and low motivation?

I'm experiencing this right now. The feeling has increased ...

Is coding a work-for-free popularity contest?

Personally, I've found it perfectly fine to not worry too ...

Is coding a work-for-free popularity contest?

I hope so. My experience is that early on, they convince th...

Is coding a work-for-free popularity contest?

What's interesting is they make it a "young person's" game,...

Is coding a work-for-free popularity contest?

I haven't done a hackathon in awhile. I did one at my last ...

Is coding a work-for-free popularity contest?

Even that would've been nice for me. The last true dev job ...

If you could change one thing about the technical interview process, what would it be?

No more trivia questions. Don't ask me about what some obsc...

Who's looking for open source contributors? (April 2 edition)

I'm building a "micro-learning" LMS called Tigris. I had bu...

Welcome Thread - v10

Hi everyone, I signed up a few weeks ago, but finally post...

Wanted: Ninja Rockstar Code Monkey Hacker Unicorn

Nice to haves: A GitHub profile that shows you’re alread...

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