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Ben Sinclair

I've been a professional C, Perl, PHP and Python developer. I'm an ex-sysadmin. Back in the day, I had a geekcode which I'm not going to share with you. 418 I'm a teapot.

Location Scotland Joined Joined on  Personal website https://moopet.net github website twitter website

Education

Something something cybernetics

Work

Full-stack agency person

Those of you who've worked as a contractor and as a full-time employee, which did you prefer?

Those of you who've worked as a contractor and as a full-time employee, which did you prefer?

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Automagically un-collapse Jira comments

Automagically un-collapse Jira comments

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Towards a better message of the day

Towards a better message of the day

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Keep your posts consistent with a template.

Keep your posts consistent with a template.

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2020 Video Game Accessibility Awards

2020 Video Game Accessibility Awards

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My one and only terminal tip

My one and only terminal tip

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What sourcery is this?

What sourcery is this?

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Periodic Table toy in Python

Periodic Table toy in Python

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What I learned in 2019

What I learned in 2019

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Why you need to learn to write a sorting algorithm

Why you need to learn to write a sorting algorithm

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Read me first

Read me first

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What I've learned from Advent of Code 2019. Already.

What I've learned from Advent of Code 2019. Already.

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Creating files with "touch"

Creating files with "touch"

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What's the most inefficient thing you do?

What's the most inefficient thing you do?

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Fuzzy branches: a brief example of a git custom command.

Fuzzy branches: a brief example of a git custom command.

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What's the nicest thing anyone's said to you, as a developer?

What's the nicest thing anyone's said to you, as a developer?

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What's that "company culture fit" interview all about?

What's that "company culture fit" interview all about?

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What's the best UI you've used?

What's the best UI you've used?

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Embedding code in posts

Embedding code in posts

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Sudo like you want to

Sudo like you want to

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What's the last piece of software that you paid money for?

What's the last piece of software that you paid money for?

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What was the last accessibility ticket you worked on?

What was the last accessibility ticket you worked on?

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What are your resolutions for 2019?

What are your resolutions for 2019?

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Attending my first conference

Attending my first conference

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Has becoming a developer changed you?

Has becoming a developer changed you?

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Remixing other people's websites

Remixing other people's websites

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Do you copy and paste code from Stack Overflow?

Do you copy and paste code from Stack Overflow?

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Extendable heroes

Extendable heroes

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On making your app less frustrating even when it's quite breaky.

On making your app less frustrating even when it's quite breaky.

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How should we handle duplicate content on dev.to?

How should we handle duplicate content on dev.to?

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What's your favourite CMS?

What's your favourite CMS?

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Building for people with ad-blockers

Building for people with ad-blockers

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What's the weirdest easter egg you've left in any project you coded?

What's the weirdest easter egg you've left in any project you coded?

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3 friendly files you probably don't have in your project.

3 friendly files you probably don't have in your project.

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Sup.

Sup.

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Sins of the email

Sins of the email

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Say "hello world" your own way.

Say "hello world" your own way.

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