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re: If you've recently switched code editors— How's it going so far?
I began with SublimeText3; now I oscillate between Visual S...
re: Which editor do you use when opening files like .bash_profile, etc?
VIM! All the way! 😃 😄
re: What's your commute like?
I drive 45-60 mins one way to work each day. I love the job...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Hello there! Congrats on making the leap into code! I check...
re: Level Up Your Ruby Skillz: Working With Arrays
What I LOVE about this tutorial, Molly, is how you include ...
re: Help out a junior dev, rate my CV?
Mild rewrite of your summary: I'm a full-stack software en...
re: Welcome Thread - v32
That's amazing sis. If you're learning Rails then the Dev.T...
re: What are your favorite programming metaphors for non-technical folks?
Just today I explained what a variable is to my 7-year-old:...
re: Welcome Thread - v32
I know exactly what you mean about the "novice" feeling. I ...
re: Welcome Thread - v32
Congratulations for being at the tail-end of bootcamp! Wher...
re: JavaScript Promises Explained By Gambling At A Casino
This was an awesomely REFRESHING walkthrough! Now you've go...
re: Simple Working Code > Working Code
Good observation Mohd but my team actually didn't want to c...
re: Simple Working Code > Working Code
🤣🤣
re: How To Ask For Help Without Seeming Lazy
great point - and something I do a lot; I will add!
re: How To Ask For Help Without Seeming Lazy
Oh absolutely! I'm adding this to the post! :D
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Hello Fila, Congratulations on choosing to pivot your care...
re: My story: Learning to code and career change at 40
Be encouraged brother - you are among family! We've all fel...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Thank you so much Barry! Your accomplishments are amazing -...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Hello Ashutosh, Forgive my late response to your question....
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Hello Kaartic, So sorry for my late reply to your question...
re: How do Devs spend their weekends?
As a mom to 2 beautiful children, my weekends are all about...
re: How I'm Learning to Code At 35
I'm so PROUD of you!!! This was my journey and I'm currentl...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Hi Joseph! Great question; my first-ever ticket was to set...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Hello MillCode! Wow! Let me first say: you have already pr...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Hello! Thank you for your question, brother, which proves ...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Hello Kamalnath! I don't think I'm the right person to ans...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Hello Mario! Congratulations on being on the job hunt! Hmm...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Great question Daniel, I remember my first lesson in TDD d...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Hey Katherine! Thank you so much! Well, post-bootcamp and ...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Thank you Grant! I'll confess: I truly do not enjoy workin...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
That's a good question Rania! My programming practice appr...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Hi Hashim, When I decided to enroll in a bootcamp, I resea...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Thank you so much! I wish you much favor :D
re: I am an apprentice software engineer, Ask Me Anything!
How did you land your apprenticeship? How are you balancing...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Absolutely!
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Hello Ola! There are so many courses online, it would be h...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Thank you Tomasz! :D
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Hello Sai! Congrats on the internship! If I were you, I wo...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Hello architect! Actually I'm working in my first job as a...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Hi John, Saturday is my veg-out day 😆 which is why I poste...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Hello Idrissa, In my opinion, to build those character tra...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Hi K! I worked in Public Health as a Research Associate an...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Hello David! The bootcamp was called The Firehose Project ...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Thank you Robert! and yes, tell your wife I said she is #Ba...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Thank you Michelle! For my GitHub, I made sure each of my ...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Hi Diogo! Thank you so much! From my college days, I had a...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
You know Ben, at 22, I had already begun my side-hustles in...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Hi DEV co-founder! 😊 You know, I heard this all the time -...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Hello! There are so many languages and paths out there; I ...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
oooooooh we HAVE to catch up! yaaay! How is Nene? And your ...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Hi Danielle! My greatest obstacles were in relation to bal...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
excellent question ykinger! I never did ask recruiters what...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Hello Siddhant, Unfortunately I don't know much about care...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Hi Arif, I'm not sure I'm the best person to answer your q...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Thank you mama! Hey by any chance could you be Oiza Baiye?
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Super question Richard! Honestly, I was very scared the fir...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Hi Fazli! My first question would be: What about your Andro...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Hi Mrunal! If you had asked me this question 2 months ago, ...
re: Welcome Thread - v32
That's an amazing story Kait, and congratulations to you! W...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Why, thank you! :)
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Hello Mustafa! The bootcamp was called The Firehose Project...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Great question Christian! Well early on, I prioritized trai...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Hi Andy! I write about this in this post. Basically, it co...
re: I switched careers to Software Engineering in my late 30s while nursing a newborn, Ask Me Anything!
Thanks for your questions Erik :) Hardest Part: The Job Se...
re: JSCD: Taking Ownership of Your Team's Product
Hmmmm I'm no April fool lol
re: JSCD: New Wheels Not Needed
Absolutely, the whole interview process took about 2 weeks....
re: JSCD: New Wheels Not Needed
well my career so far is only 30 days long LOL! I just star...
re: Boot Camp 6-8 Months
I'm a bootcamp grad too - my bootcamp was 6 months long and...
re: JSCD: You Can Never Have Too-Clean Code
Thank you Mihail! I didn't know about this!
re: My Journey Into Software Engineering
I was a Biology major 🔬 🧪 🧫 🧬
re: What should you do after you fail the technical interview?
I had two significant tech interviews in my job hunt. One ...
re: The Non-Cliche Guide to Breaking Into Tech (coding, to be specific)
Amen! That's the plan! Thank you!!!
re: The Non-Cliche Guide to Breaking Into Tech (coding, to be specific)
Thank you so much Ben!! Your words of encouragement were so...
re: Bugfix: Spelunking in Someone Else's Code
Excellent post! And this really encourages me, because I'm ...
re: Migrating Rails Apps to VPS - worth it?
Hi Drew! I decided to stay on Heroku lol. I've updated my b...
re: Migrating Rails Apps to VPS - worth it?
Thank you DarkWiiPlayer, I'm grateful :)
re: Migrating Rails Apps to VPS - worth it?
Wow Zee! THANK YOU! I owe you a coffee :) Please look for a...
re: "for" vs. "forEach" and the value of documentation
What I'm loving about this thread is reading all the ways t...
re: "for" vs. "forEach" and the value of documentation
Thank you!
re: "for" vs. "forEach" and the value of documentation
Thank you so much for this!
re: Bootstrap Lover meets CSS FlexBox
Hi Jerome! Thanks for the resource 🤗
re: Best Job Types while Learning To Code
Excellent suggestion Ben. Thing is my freelance work has be...
re: How do you do random?
rand 0..10 Ruby
re: How's your Hacktoberfest progress?
@ben HOW do you get that cool Hacktoberfest graphic on you...
re: Welcome Thread - v17
Hi Timi, I've freelanced in Wordpress for a few years. I d...
re: Welcome Thread - v17
Welcome Timi! I'm honored that my article was your doorway ...
re: When signing up or logging into an app, do you prefer OAuth (authentication w/social media account) or email sign up/sign in?
I just configured OAuth2 for my current Rails app 😄 Its a j...
re: Why I Turned Down a Job Opportunity
Wonderful post, Nick. I'm seeking my first dev role and I h...
re: What is a Reasonable Sound-Level Expectation @ Panera?
LOL!
re: What is a Reasonable Sound-Level Expectation @ Panera?
Noise-canceling headphones: check!
re: What is a Reasonable Sound-Level Expectation @ Panera?
LOL @ "infernal buzzers"
re: Learning to code so I can ditch my dead-end job, but I'm overwhelmed, under-rested, and my brain is full of bees. Plz halp?
Awesome point about the "blocks of concepts" not "hours" 🔥🔥...
re: Learning to code so I can ditch my dead-end job, but I'm overwhelmed, under-rested, and my brain is full of bees. Plz halp?
Justin, WOW! Your life sounds just like mine (sans the div...
re: The Blessing of Rejection (or Growing Past the "No")
Thanks so much John 🙏🏾
re: The Blessing of Rejection (or Growing Past the "No")
Amen Mabel! I'm glad my post helped encourage you :) Which ...
re: The Blessing of Rejection (or Growing Past the "No")
Theofanis these are great suggestions! Always get detaile...
re: The Blessing of Rejection (or Growing Past the "No")
Awesome encouragement Michael, thank you for your support 💖
re: The Blessing of Rejection (or Growing Past the "No")
Aleksi thanks so much! This advice is money: One way to d...
re: The Blessing of Rejection (or Growing Past the "No")
Yes Allison! I'm in it to win it 😁 Thank you for your suppo...
re: The Blessing of Rejection (or Growing Past the "No")
Amen! Thank you for your support Ben ✊
re: This is how HTTPS works
This is a SUPERB explanation and one I enjoyed very much! T...
re: Closures in Ruby: Blocks, Procs and Lambdas
Okay, this is a piece that I'll need some time to chew on! ...
re: My first frustration-free OpenSource Pull Request
I'm glad too sis! 😁
re: My first frustration-free OpenSource Pull Request
Absolutely! I had no problems at all. My local env is on a ...
re: Better Code Than Never
I use the WP platform to help small biz and nonprofits be m...
re: Better Code Than Never
Oh I shall be blogging about the FHP soon 😘
re: Better Code Than Never
Thanks mama!
re: Better Code Than Never
Thank you so much!
re: Better Code Than Never
Thanks so much for this input 💖
re: Ruby As A Second Language
WOW! Hey, would you be open to pair-programming with me to ...
re: Better Code Than Never
Thank you Ben! Yes we were taught RSpec and I havent looked...
re: A One-Webpage, Printable Resume
I'm going to do this! #AwesomeSauce
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