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July 29th, 2022: What did you learn this week?

It's that time of the week again. So wonderful devs, what did you learn this week? It could be programming tips, career advice etc.

David Schitt from Schitt's Creek saying

Feel free to comment with what you learnt and/or reference your TIL post to give it some more exposure.

#todayilearned

Summarize a concept that is new to you.

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Posandu

Learned that Grammarly gives free pro suggestions if you send feedback to them 😅

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Nick Taylor

TIL!

Today I learned

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James 'Dante' Midzi

You don't say?

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🚩 Atul Prajapati 🇮🇳

OMG 🙊

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Martina Majova

Today I learned that after installing Node.js I need to reboot to use npm. It might be obvious for experienced people, but not for beginners like me.

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Nick Taylor

I don't remember having to reboot after installing Node.js but maybe you're on Windows?

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Also, there are node version managers like nvm which you may find handy.

GitHub logo coreybutler / nvm-windows

A node.js version management utility for Windows. Ironically written in Go.

NVM for Windows

The Microsoft/npm/Google recommended Node.js version manager for Windows.
This is not the same thing as nvm! (expand for details)

The original nvm is a completely separate project for Mac/Linux only. This project uses an entirely different philosophy and is not just a clone of nvm. Details are listed in Why another version manager? and what's the big difference?.

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Martina Majova

Oh yes, another mistake of mine is still using Windows... Thank you for the links, I will look into it!

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Anja

I learned that I won't work better or faster when I pressure myself too much - this always ends up doing nothing. So I try to be patient and get some more structure before I start. To Do lists help me a lot!

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Nick Taylor

Actress Anna Kendrick in a film saluting as her character

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Deotyma

I learned how to use typewriter npm for svelte, and it works very well :-) :dsney

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Nick Taylor

A crab dancing

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Nerando Johnson

Visual && Manual UAT

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Nick Taylor

Noice!

Noice!

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Ben Lovy

Save tarballs of your working demos...

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Nick Taylor

Fireb... I mean tarball!

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James 'Dante' Midzi

How to paginate through my posts fetched from an API on my Eleventy site....

I have 2 posts now for next week

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Nick Taylor

That's awesome! 🔥

Yes, that's awesome!

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Engel

I have learnt that stress is the biggest enemy!
Don't let stress dominate you.

And I went deeper in my JavaScript course :D
Hoping to finish it by next month!

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Nick Taylor

Nice!

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Ranjit Kumar

I learnt that learning never stops!

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Nick Taylor

It's True - Dwight Shrute

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Bek Brace

Learned that whatever I do to stay fit and healthy is useless !

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Ayush Shah

Why is staying fit and healthy useless?

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Bek Brace

i didn't say that. read again :)

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Ayush Shah

Ahhhh, xD my bad.

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Shirobachi

Does not matter how funny you are or how friendly your boss will fire you at first possible moment and will lie you until the end

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Jonathan Lee

Today I learned that I am way more capable than I once thought.

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Shivam Meena

This week i learned SocketIO with SvelteKit while i was trying to make a Chat app for my post.