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re: When things are back to normal, will you be working from home or in an office?
I'm hoping they'll let me work from home (despite living lite...
re: Anyone using ASP.NET Core 3.x on a Linux shared web host?
Indeed. We've been running .NET Core apps on Linux servers (a...
re: I Switched To Web Development
"everyone was once a beginner" You can say that again. I've ...
re: Daily reads for .NET and programming
Great post, I'll make sure to check those out. Not a daily t...
re: VIM is tough, or is it???
Yeah. I know just enough about it to make minor edits, save a...
re: How much coffee do you drink?
2/3 of a pot. I guess that's eight cups.
re: You Probably Don't Need a Mac
I've heard of that one but didn't get a chance to check it ou...
re: You Probably Don't Need a Mac
Crappy analogy, and you completely missed my point. sigh
re: You Probably Don't Need a Mac
Well, that's the thing with Linux: so many distros. I wish I ...
re: You Probably Don't Need a Mac
The Linux UI (I assume you meant the GUI, not the command lin...
re: Do you think ageism in tech is improving?
Yeah, I found out later that we probably wouldn't have gotten...
re: Do you think ageism in tech is improving?
Yep, pretty much what I meant. You don't get that amount of e...
re: Do you think ageism in tech is improving?
I can only speak for my place of work, and I can't say I've w...
re: Do you think ageism in tech is improving?
I'm 50 and I've been learning a bunch of new stuff over the p...
re: Workspace Wednesday: Show me pics of your at-home setup
I used to have my telework stuff on the dining room table b...
re: What Your IDE Says About You
I use Visual Studio Professional at work and Community at hom...
re: Anyone using ASP.NET Core 3.x on a Linux shared web host?
I did not find one that explicitly mentioned support for it, ...
re: What note taking apps do you use?
OneNote
re: My Journey with Blazor Server
Cool. I'll check it out when I take a break later. :)
re: My Journey with Blazor Server
I'm lazy when it comes to watching videos, so I haven't watch...
re: My Journey with Blazor Server
Thanks for the links. I've been playing with server-side Blaz...
re: [SPOILERS] Anybody watch Devs on Hulu? What did you think?
Not available in Canada (I think).
re: StackOverflow isn't as useful anymore? I use GitHub more often.
I still find most of my answers on StackOverflow but I just g...
re: Seems like GitHub is down
Ottawa here too. At least that snow melted right away but tha...
re: 3 Programming Books to Read During Lockdown
Blazor is as Glenn Meyer said. I finally got around to chec...
re: 3 Programming Books to Read During Lockdown
"This book has been sitting on my shelf for years." Same. ...
re: Do you people have any plant on your desk?
I had a plastic plant once. It died.
re: Have you ever used COBOL?
And a 12" monochrome monitor and two 360k floppy drives! :)
re: Have you ever used COBOL?
33 and 27 years ago for me. Yikes. Back in 1987 it was even...
re: Have you ever used COBOL?
True. The language has also evolved, even with OOP support ...
re: Have you ever used COBOL?
Sometimes replacing complex, stable systems with "something...
re: Mar. 13, 2020: What did you learn this week?
Well, it's kind of weird saying that but I've been working ...
re: Are you less likely to open a post from an organisation?
Most of the time I notice it only after opening the post, s...
re: What kind of physical exercises do you maintain to be fit and healthy?
I walk everywhere. I sold my car more than seven years ago ...
re: Wouldn't it be cool if DEV could render LaTeX?
Damn... I haven't used LaTeX since the mid-90s. :)
re: What makes for readable code?
And separating chunks with a blank line is nice too. I've s...
re: Avoid use IF on our JS scripts
I've had to deal with "overdone" uses of the ternary operat...
re: Why it's time to use Vue.js?
That was temporary. It's working fine now.
re: Don’t waste your time learning everything
"Dont Overwhelm Yourself" This cannot be emphasized enough...
re: Mac commands in VSCode: A requiem for Windows
I can't even tell you what it does. I've been meaning to ta...
re: How to start a comic blog like xkcd
In terms of blogging it's nothing out of the ordinary. Keep...
re: Mac commands in VSCode: A requiem for Windows
I've had a Mac at home for nearly 8 years (PCs before that)...
re: Why Most Unit Testing is Waste
Very interesting read.
re: Organizing my life using Microsoft ToDo
This used to be an independent product called Wunderlist. W...
re: Get Started Writing Scheme
I program like a man. I use "copy con program.exe". :)
re: Get Started Writing Scheme
That brings back memories. We used Scheme in university for...
re: Laptop Performance Matters
True. Funny thing is that it's only several minutes after ...
re: How I’ve Attracted The First 500 Paid Users For My SaaS That Costs $5/mo
Cool stuff. Congratulations!
re: Write Cleaner JavaScript Code With .some() And .every() Array Methods
Thanks. I tend to forget about these (still technically new...
re: How to Make Programming More Exciting and More Fun
We just got a brand new web app at work and it only works i...
re: What is your opinion on "advertising" in library logs?
Hmmm... Good one. I guess I'd have to see the log (I browse...
re: What software development tools (libraries/frameworks/apps/whatever) make you feel most anxious while you're working with them?
I've just lost three days of work because of that thing. Lo...
re: What was the weirdest bug you ever encountered?
"Undefined behaviour" is hell.
re: So I sat down to do some work...
hahaha! This reminds me of a chat with a friend a couple of...
re: What was the weirdest bug you ever encountered?
Those optimizers can be sneaky. I don't know how long you'v...
re: What was the weirdest bug you ever encountered?
Snoozing for 44 minutes? Get up! lol
re: Stop Arguing with Software Developers on the Internet
Working on redesigning my site is on the todo list, but for...
re: Stop Arguing with Software Developers on the Internet
"you should probably stop arguing on the internet altogethe...
re: JetBrains Mono - font for developers by developers
I installed it last week. Looks very good. The ligatures we...
re: Write More Robust JavaScript: 7 Best Practices
I didn't know about (2). I'll definitely keep that one in m...
re: History of web design
I don't know exactly when, but there was a short period dur...
re: The V programming language
No aliens. :( Looks interesting. I likely don't have a use f...
re: Save the planet, clean your mailbox
That doesn't solve the problem. Horrible idea no matter how...
re: I made the switch from Mac to Linux"
I've considered this, but I have a 27" iMac with two 27" Th...
re: Will you write code after you retire? How will your relationship with our craft change?
The question is about retirement, so of course it's about d...
re: Will you write code after you retire? How will your relationship with our craft change?
I might like it more after I retire since I will/should no ...
re: 15 must-know JavaScript array methods in 2020
If I had $10 for each time something like that happened to ...
re: 15 must-know JavaScript array methods in 2020
Nice. The output for 13 (includes) is wrong (copy/paste de...
re: Parallels, VMWare Fusion, VirtualBox or Another?
I used Parallels for years and then decided to try VirtualB...
re: 4 FREE Tutorials YOU need to become a JAVASCRIPT frameworks CHAMPION !!!
I've been on no sleep all week, so I don't know if I'll ach...
re: 4 FREE Tutorials YOU need to become a JAVASCRIPT frameworks CHAMPION !!!
I guess I know what I'll be doing this weekend. :)
re: 9 Evil Bash Commands Explained
The idea of googling it was for people to find the jokes, n...
re: How many programming languages do you know?
It's been on my list for years, but I never really got to i...
re: Those silly mistakes we all make
Javscript if the dialect of JavaScript used before your cof...
re: Those silly mistakes we all make
I spent all day yesterday on a problem only to realize that...
re: How are you winding down your year?
At work, still fighting the good fight trying to get DataTa...
re: How many programming languages do you know?
Hmmm... Overall, probably C# these days though I have fond ...
re: How many programming languages do you know?
Throughout the years I've used... BASIC Turbo Pascal 8086 ...
re: What are your struggles as a beginner dev?
I've been toying with programming since 1984, since 1988 pr...
re: What are your struggles as a beginner dev?
Those are completely different beasts. HTML/CSS are basical...
re: What are your struggles as a beginner dev?
Just reading the comments here... I've been working (mostly...
re: What's the thing you hate the most about being a programmer?
I used to subscribe to CPU Magazine and get a kick out of r...
re: What's the thing you hate the most about being a programmer?
The mix of people holding us back with older technologies (...
re: What's the thing you hate the most about being a programmer?
I've stopped answering questions related to getting a new c...
re: Security for the front-end developer
Very good reminders, and a couple of things I didn't know. ...
re: What’s the most under-appreciated software?
Alfred for macOS. It's often dismissed as just a Spotlight ...
re: What’s the most under-appreciated software?
Every time I see a Powerpoint presentation, I die a little....
re: What’s the most under-appreciated software?
One of my coworkers would agree with you. I'm still too new...
re: What’s the most under-appreciated software?
I use Alfred on macOS, which includes a clipboard manager t...
re: ⚡ Why Engineers need to master Data Structures and Algorithms ?
Indeed. My university had us do linear algebra (and differe...
re: Becoming a full stack developer - Part 1: Fear
I can relate to a lot of this. Going back to the title (I ...
re: Best IDEs for Web Development
Nice list for people shopping around for an IDE! It's a jun...
re: 9 Evil Bash Commands Explained
A few of these scared me most in how easy it would be to ma...
re: 9 Evil Bash Commands Explained
Oh my... This is like a BOFH toolkit! (If you don't know wh...
re: JavaScript to C# web development
I had not realized that .NET 5 will merge Core and Mono. Th...
re: 9 Extremely Powerful JavaScript Hacks
It's a good thing I read this article because if I had ever...
re: 10 daily habits to increase your productivity
Re: Reading. I don't read off a phone or tablet before bed ...
re: 10 daily habits to increase your productivity
Some people freak out when I go offline (i.e. I don't answe...
re: Dec. 6, 2019: What did you learn this week?
Just more JavaScript stuff related to handling returns from...
re: The ONE book every developer MUST read!
I like the book overall, but don't follow it blindly.
re: What conventional wisdom in software is wrong?
I've cursed myself so many times for doing that, that I don...
re: What conventional wisdom in software is wrong?
That depends on what the loop, temp var (etc.) does. Someti...
re: What conventional wisdom in software is wrong?
That's the kind of comment I write these days. I'll go the ...
re: What conventional wisdom in software is wrong?
I think it was (that's from my memory way back in 1994 or s...
re: Which movies or series about programming would you recommend?
It's a cult classic about office work that takes place arou...
re: How to use an OAuth based API in Vue.js?
Good timing for this article as I've very recently started ...
re: Which do you prefer vscode or Atom?
I was using Atom for a while but it was very slow for large...
re: HTML5 tags - how do they work, and which ones should I use?
It sounds like you have a subject for a good and interestin...
re: The 14 habits of highly effective developers (Part 2)
"but women (and queer folks, and people of color) are often...
re: Building WASM applications with C#
Good article, thanks! I toyed with WASM a few weeks ago an...
re: If I don't use React, am I still a developer?
I haven't even looked at Vue 3 yet. Part of my Netflix Apat...
re: If I don't use React, am I still a developer?
Indeed. I don't know React much (I've finally settled on Vu...
re: You don't need a side project, just practice.
I do have a side project (rewriting a PHP/MySQL site using ...
re: My go-to mac OS Apps
The Spotlight-like (but better) functionality is only the t...
re: 5 reasons why learning Javascript is a great idea
I'm having a lot of fun and frustration learning it. :) A ...
re: The First 10 macOS Apps I Install in 2019
Glad to see Alfred in there! I only use a fraction of its f...
re: Anyone using ASP.NET Core 3.x on a Linux shared web host?
I'm not talking about .NET, I'm talking about .NET Core, wh...
re: Anyone using ASP.NET Core 3.x on a Linux shared web host?
We run .NET Core on Linux servers at work without any issue...
re: TypeScript and C# both were created by the same person named Anders Hejlsberg 👏 💪 🔥(with video)
Editor and compiler in a 39 Kb .COM file. In-memory compila...
re: TypeScript and C# both were created by the same person named Anders Hejlsberg 👏 💪 🔥(with video)
So much fun with Turbo Pascal back in the ‘80s!!!
re: My love-hate relationship with JavaScript
I had a similar discussion with a coworker a few weeks ago....
re: Developer health - taking care of yourself as you code
Great article. I've had problems in the past (wrist and bac...
re: Learn in Public: Data Structures & Algorithms in Python
Ah the memories. I haven't programmed data structures from ...
re: Top 6 Best Hobbies For a Developer
The sessions with the trainer are only 30 minutes, so I can...
re: Top 6 Best Hobbies For a Developer
I don't even notice what books I read - lol. For the past f...
re: Top 6 Best Hobbies For a Developer
Cooking I do out of necessity, but at least now I've actual...
re: Top 6 Best Hobbies For a Developer
I signed up for a gym with a personal trainer. Twice a week...
re: Anyone using ASP.NET Core 3.x on a Linux shared web host?
I found a Linux web hosting company that uses Nginx instead...
re: What was your first own computer?
A Commodore 64 back in the summer of 1984.
re: Feeling excluded and sad for not getting positive feedback - How should I react?
Nothing to add to what's already been said by the others (a...
re: I have some bad habits that date back to my days making Geocities websites before CSS was much of a thing
I still have bad habits. Knowingly. I know there's a better...
re: I have some bad habits that date back to my days making Geocities websites before CSS was much of a thing
oh noes....!
re: Any active contributors on Stackoverflow?
I haven't asked or answered anything in a long time. Too ma...
re: Who still regularly uses jQuery?
I use it for dealing with some specific components, but not...
re: CSS is not a skill to learn! and Syntax is not designing
The problem is that the programmers are often tasked with d...
re: Vocabulary Is Not Job Security
Speaking of being bad at naming things. Every time I see "n...
re: The best joke about recursion
I've posted this here a few times, but here we go again: Fr...
re: 27 Programming Youtube channels you should know
I watched an intro to Vue.js on DesignCourse last weekend a...
re: Got any weekend projects on the go?
I've been stalling on redesigning my web site for several y...
re: So I wrote a technical book 😁
Félicitations! Je crois que je n'ai pas lu de livre techniq...
re: Simplify Your JavaScript With These Array Methods
Nice! So much to learn, articles like this come in handy as...
re: Those silly mistakes we all make
Nearly 25 years ago. Programming in SAS on the mainframe fo...
re: What's your spookiest coding story?
Many years ago my supervisor at the time was making major c...
re: Is remote job a good solution for you? Pros and cons of working remotely
I'm in a more or less unusual situation in that I live lite...
re: Is remote job a good solution for you? Pros and cons of working remotely
"Pros of working remotely" - You have this as the title of ...
re: Safer C# with the nameof operator
That would have saved us a lot of headaches on a project a ...
re: What Advice Would You Give Your 20-year-old Self?
I'll get right on that. Tomorrow.
re: Pluralsight or Codecademy? Which one Devs should use to learn the latest Tech skills?
I've only used Pluralsight and liked the courses I used. Un...
re: 🤔Pop Quiz! Which of these is an infinite loop?
I'm afraid this begs for something from the index of the dB...
re: What words we should avoid?
I like Antidote better (it does English and French - I need...
re: Music to Listen to While Coding
Hmmm... Pretty sure there was another post like this a few ...
re: 5 Best Free Note Taking Apps for Programmers
It’s not the greatest for code, but usually gets the job do...
re: 5 Best Free Note Taking Apps for Programmers
I use Microsoft OneNote.
re: What language would you recommend for a beginner?
It's my interest in computers in the mid-80s that "forced" ...
re: What do you wish to know about JavaScript when you were in university?
It didn't exist. The web was barely starting. We were all e...
re: What's your favorite question to be asked?
I usually reply "49 going on 90".
re: What's your favorite question to be asked?
Funny thing is that this is the first thing that came to mi...
re: On temptation of Dark Mode
I remember when the first Macintosh (remember when they wer...
re: Should a button communicate the current state, the intended behavior, or both?
It's quite common on web sites, though. Sometimes you'll se...
re: UX Engineering
The way I interpreted the REST API in the front-end is that...
re: 6 Principles For Better, Cleaner Code
I love the cartoon in the article. The right side is basica...
re: How Clean is your Desktop?
Nope. The machine still works very well for what I do (and ...
re: How Clean is your Desktop?
No 4K here (well, at home). Mid-2011 27" iMac with two Thun...
re: How Clean is your Desktop?
I find your lack of faith disturbing...
re: How Clean is your Desktop?
At home I have even less than that since I reinstalled macO...
re: How do you take breaks throughout the day?
I usually listen to vinyl records when working from home. T...
re: Here are Top 5 Best Practices for JavaScript you MUST ALWAYS FOLLOW
Cool stuff, I'll look into that. Thanks! :)
re: What's your best software pun?
Not a pun, but from the index of the dBASE III Plus manual ...
re: Here are Top 5 Best Practices for JavaScript you MUST ALWAYS FOLLOW
Ultimately it's 31+ years of experience (and I still have S...
re: Here are Top 5 Best Practices for JavaScript you MUST ALWAYS FOLLOW
Can you tell me what tools you are using for linting? That ...
re: Here are Top 5 Best Practices for JavaScript you MUST ALWAYS FOLLOW
Using braces even for only one statement was in our guideli...
re: How often do you clean your screen/keyboard?
I usually make it worse when I do that.
re: Type of music you listen to when coding?
It was cool for a while. Nowadays even small labels use mp3...
re: Type of music you listen to when coding?
I tried podcasts a while back and that just didn't work for...
re: Type of music you listen to when coding?
I listen to several subgenres of heavy metal. I have a few ...
re: How do *you* pronounce sudo?
Like sumo (well, with the d instead of the m, needless to s...
re: Do you feel comfortable learning in your own language or do you prefer English? (For non English-native speakers)
Native French speaker. I don't think I've taken any classes...
re: Why you should think twice about contributing to Open Source
I was going to say it really gives the wrong impression, bu...
re: What I hate hearing most as a developer.
No kidding. I wasn't too pleased myself. I've seen too much...
re: What I hate hearing most as a developer.
I'm not saying I'm working any miracles here, but I've rare...
re: What I hate hearing most as a developer.
A coworker just had four months of work tossed away because...
re: What I hate hearing most as a developer.
I used to work for that guy. :D
re: What I hate hearing most as a developer.
I remember a friend of mine working with Vim and barely bei...
re: What I hate hearing most as a developer.
That's why I'm careful about WHAT I document. I try to keep...
re: How would you build a desktop app nowadays?
On Windows, likely WPF on .NET Core. I'm not familiar enoug...
re: My Thoughts on Documentation
I pretty much agree with all of this. "But if you can affo...
re: Top 3 Tools For Boosting Your Productivity
I also use Spark for e-mail on mobile, but Thunderbird on t...
re: Welcome Thread - v28
Hi... I’m Michel (French name = a guy :p) and I’ve been wor...
re: React 101 - The Practical Introduction
I agree. I did the official tutorial and it barely helped. ...
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