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Nancy Deschenes

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Location Near Montreal, Qc, Canada Joined Joined on  Personal website http://myturn.com/ github website twitter website

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B.Sc. (Computer Science) McGill University.

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Optional Chaining Has Arrived!

I call it the call-me-maybe operator. I learned about this...

Music & Coding: let's take a survey

John Cage's 4'33 (someone had to say it) It very much depe...

I've been a programmer for over 20 years, watched the internet the grow up, ask Me Anything!

The best IDE at the time was, without any doubt, InterfaceB...

Unethical programming

This is another instance of someone doing something they la...

The distraction's killer

There are a number of tools you can use to block access to ...

SHE CAN CODE!

I'm sorry you received those comments. First, let's get ...

Micronaut: A five-minute introduction.

When Spring (and other frameworks) started, they touted Dep...

If DEV were an acronym, what would it stand for?

Deal with Everyone Virtually Damn! Everything Vorks?

Micronaut: A five-minute introduction.

I have to admit, I'm a little confused by the idea of havin...

If you could not code anymore, what would you do?

Sleep? Joking aside, I would hope the reason I can't code ...

Explain Required Downtime Like I'm Five

I'll do you one better. I'll explain required downtime lik...

Are interruptions really worse for programmers than for other knowledge workers?

"It felt like trying to carry too many clothes without a laun...

My RegExp nightmare

I find them useful and powerful. Maybe I have a superpower...

Think Like a Programmer??

Maybe I'm not a programmer, more a systems architect, becau...

How do you update backend web services without downtime?

Typically, after you reload too many classes too many times...

Give me your best programming haiku

code, code, what if? code! code, what if? code! what if? co...

How do you take notes?

Me too, me too! I also find that the fountain pen makes m...

What is a Design Pattern?

The short version of it is that design patterns are way the...

Nevertheless, katy lavallee Coded

I used to really like being told, "oh, but you're not like ...

Which mainstream programming language has the ugliest syntax?

Totally PERL. Except maybe it doesn't count, as it is, aft...

Named functions vs Functions as variables in JavaScript

Named functions are more recognizable and readable in stack...

3 Healthy Habits for Programmers

My point was that if you drink that much, you will need to ...

Can you guess what the most popular search term on dev.to is so far this year?

docker

3 Healthy Habits for Programmers

Don't replace sweetened drinks with diet drinks, that's abo...

3 Healthy Habits for Programmers

If you drink a whole gallon, you shouldn't have to worry ab...

3 Healthy Habits for Programmers

I totally agree. The word "meditation" may scare some. It...

Do you hate JavaScript?

What's great about JavaScript, is that it's so easy to get ...

What do you Google EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. and never just memorize?

The order of the parameters in the function passed to $.eac...

How do you deal with naming when you're bilingual?

I speak French and English. I always code in English. For...

Functional Programming in JavaScript? Yes, Please.

If you want to talk about things that have been around for ...

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