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re: What should a good technical CV include?
Yes, if it's on the web, you can collapse details. If it's ...
re: What should a good technical CV include?
HTML is missing from the skills-list. I'm not even kidding....
re: Show your Laptop🔥
Here's 400 more => devlids.com
re: What time of day do you get your best work done?
if I slept enough the night before and didn't have a stress...
re: We are all standing up. Does it actually work?
Don’t worry about Scrum, it doesn‘t have anything to do wit...
re: What common programming concept has the wrong name?
"Clean" Code. It promotes cleanliness of code for its own s...
re: What common programming concept has the wrong name?
I'm-not-even-mad-thats-amazing.jpg
re: Star Wars or Star Trek
There are movies and shows I liked and disliked in both fra...
re: Gamedev, Where should I start?
I forgot, if you want to focus on pure game-design, without...
re: Processing.js
You can do pretty great vis with P5, but D3 is closer to th...
re: Processing.js
D3 is the de-facto standard library for those things. It‘s ...
re: Gamedev, Where should I start?
The browser and canvas-api are already a pretty good framew...
re: How long have you worked at the same company?
8 Years \o/
re: How do you ground yourself?
Guitar
re: Should I Jump Ship to iOS?
iOS-devices have better privacy, longer support, and you ca...
re: Dev parents, how do you do it?
If you really want a kid then do it now. You can speak an...
re: How do *you* pronounce sudo?
Sue doo
re: What are your sleep hacks? How do you handle a tough day and fall asleep immediately after lying down?
Count from 1000 backwards.
re: What are your sleep hacks? How do you handle a tough day and fall asleep immediately after lying down?
It's a very good book. Contains both theory and practical i...
re: Do you feel comfortable learning in your own language or do you prefer English? (For non English-native speakers)
English all the way. I find it uncanny to read about CS-top...
re: What do you install first on a new laptop?
Some version of Worms (usually Armageddon) Canabalt PICO-8 ...
re: I'm a senior developer and I regularly google "html image tag"
You could create a snippet for that.
re: Why wake up at 4 am may not work for you?
I guess the bigger problem is how to manage going to sleep ...
re: Why is streaming while you're developing not so popular?
on the other hand it's kinda like pair-programming or mob-p...
re: Why is streaming while you're developing not so popular?
My wild guess (!) is.. there aren't that many people prof...
re: Why is streaming while you're developing not so popular?
Handmade Hero
re: What was your win this week?
Second son slid into our lives
re: What is the worst advice for the newbie?
„Fake it until you make it“
re: When Stack Overflow Goes Offline...
I just ask a stackoverflow dev to zip me their local instan...
re: When Stack Overflow Goes Offline...
But where do stackoverflow devs go when they have a questio...
re: what do you do when you feel lazy to write code ?
What's to overcome? Embrace the lazyness!
re: What’s the best JavaScript framework?
Just like the post, my comment is a joke.
re: What’s the best JavaScript framework?
Angular? No Google or bust. Vue? It's basically one guy, co...
re: JAVASCRIPT IS VERY CONFUSING
I have been learning JS for 7 Years full-time and I still f...
re: Tell me about your favorite mobile games
The witness iOS The sequence iOS Cuphead Switch Baba is You...
re: Should we form a labor union?
Strongly agree that there has to be some kind of standardis...
re: Dev.To Discord Channel?
Thanks! Unfortunately, both seem not to work, I'm getting "...
re: What’s the best vacation you’ve ever had?
Hogmanay (New Years) in Edinburgh with the best friend. I l...
re: Dev.To Discord Channel?
Am I late to the party? Is there still an unofficial channe...
re: PWA vs Native App - What's your preference as a user? As a developer?
As user I prefer everything as native and low-level as poss...
re: Do you consider the environmental impact of your software?
For DevLids.com I did a CO2-Offset after the first year. Fr...
re: Adding your own picture on linkedin/portfolio site?
I don't think a photo is necessary on profiles and CVs. Bu...
re: How Prepared Are We Now For an (Attacking) Alien Invasion?
aliens be like "nah they'll get rid of themselves soon enou...
re: Any advice for a new Engineering Team Lead? It’s a Backend Team (just Incase being specific will help).
📖🤓 Peopleware
re: How do you respond to "What is tour greatest strength/weakness?" In interviews?
Never been asked this, seems ridiculous. Maybe my strength...
re: What's your favorite programming/hacking movie/show?
Hackers
re: Netlify Analytics opt-out is not possible? 🤔
It reads like the data is there anyways (e.g. for operation...
re: What should I learn, React Js or React Native?
The basic principles of React apply to both. With react-js ...
re: ¿Is using Jquery a bad practice nowadays?
Sure I meant by default without any settings.
re: If you could rename JavaScript to be more self descriptive...
MoneyMoneyMoneyScript
re: Mindfully Screaming: How to deal with anger at work
Go away from where ever you are at that moment. Go for a w...
re: Twitter's new UI, Whats your thoughts.
I have a big monitor and can only fit 3-5 tweets, this is r...
re: What technology, language, or framework you wish you could start using at work today?
Elixir. Although only with somebody with production-experie...
re: ¿Is using Jquery a bad practice nowadays?
For non SPAs (where you might prefer React/Vue/etc) it stil...
re: Do performance reviews have to suck?
We don't have performance-reviews and salary-negotiations a...
re: Let's not use jQuery
Totally agree, stick to MooTools.
re: On Developer Fetishes
It‘s a proven fact that only laptop-stickers define you.
re: If you mostly write code for your day-to-day, do you have plans to get promoted out of that situation?
Not in the near future. I'm in a senior-position now, but ...
re: Will software ever become "blue collar" work?
Stop it with the white and blue. Check the Wikipedia-Articl...
re: What are some pros and cons of Single Page vs Backend Heavy apps?
Some thoughts I have about this topic: The server has the ...
re: Let's talk about recruiters
Annoyance #1: Trying to add me as contact on social-media. ...
re: What are your thoughts on the whole 10x engineer viral discussion?
10x from binary to decimal is 2x which suddenly doesn‘t see...
re: Do you struggle with design too?
I had all of that stuff in Uni so I never needed it but bas...
re: What sport/physical activity would you recommend to someone who's not super sporty by nature?
+1 although I stopped it after some months due to a knee-in...
re: "How does a developer stay relevant in the industry? There are so many tech out there and it’s overwhelming."
First of all: Don't panic. Second: If you see something n...
re: Do you struggle with design too?
You could try to do a typography-basics-course/book. Websit...
re: How much CSS should you know to use a CSS framework?
I'd say don't use those at all, unless you just need to thr...
re: How do you start your working day?
Prepare son for daycare Bring son to daycare Take bike to ...
re: Why YOU should learn Recursion
To properly understand recursion, you should first understa...
re: How do you convince clients to go with Gatsby instead of Wordpress?
Does she use the admin-interface a lot, and got used to it?...
re: Frontend vs Backend, which do you prefer and why?
Total front-end/interface/click/touch-person here. I start...
re: The Power of Waking Up at 4:00 AM
Please don't spread the info that 6.5 hours are sufficient....
re: The Power of Waking Up at 4:00 AM
It's still 8 hours, nothing changed.
re: Too many people...
Both (Meme with exploding brain)
re: Which books have had the biggest impact on your career?
Peopleware Why we Sleep Modern Operating Systems
re: What size company do you work for? What's that like?
My company has around 3500 people across lots of countries....
re: What's better, Wordpress, any other CMS or making a custom CMS as you can make one to start your own blog.
If you want to start writing, write articles. Register on ...
re: Do you have your next vacation planned?
It's not a vacation per se but I'm taking one month of paid...
re: How do you argue about Internet Explorer?
For Web-Apps the browser-matrix needs to be fixed at the be...
re: How many monitors do you use when programming?
Always one. When I'm in the office, I work on a 24" or 27"...
re: What VSCode theme are you using?
I need to look up if it's somehow possible to have a user-s...
re: What jobs did you hold before you got into software?
Grocery store all-around-helper during high-school. Bought ...
re: What VSCode theme are you using?
Highly doubt it. It's not part of the web-app, but of the n...
re: What was the first thing you did with a programming language that made you happy?
QBasic explosions by drawing circles in a loop which increa...
re: What was your win this week?
Learned the live-version of Mayer's "Neon" on guitar. While...
re: Ever done pair programming before?
Not really. I think that pairing sometimes is beneficial fo...
re: What VSCode theme are you using?
Verdandi With project-specific title-bar-color. Loving ...
re: What are you listening while coding?
listentothe.cloud
re: What is your favourite Git command?
git retract --overflow --unprint-errors git bless --retrogr...
re: What do you listen When You Code?
For light coding where focus doesn't matter I listen to pod...
re: Why Do You Write Code?
Because typing code and seeing it execute is fun to me. The...
re: What word/phrase do you use to include everyone?
On a serious note: In the German language, the "Guys" wou...
re: I love react but hate redux need advice for avoid
In the end it depends on the project. You can go pretty far...
re: What word/phrase do you use to include everyone?
They are also included in "Hey Girlfriends! 💕💗".
re: What word/phrase do you use to include everyone?
I use just the female form and if anybody complains, I tell...
re: How do you keep up to date during leaves of absence?
I really don't understand why you feel like your skills wou...
re: Spotify's lowkey tech playlist is brain fuel for my coding
listentothe.cloud
re: Should a lack of side projects raise flags in an interview?
While looking at applicants' CVs (mostly front-end) of cour...
re: Slack for online communities. Cant we do better? What about err.. Forums?
For me, this here dev.to is a forum. Just without rooms. An...
re: What time of day are you most productive?
2-5pm after the lunch-dizzyness is over. Mornings are not s...
re: What would you change about your job/work environment? 👨‍💻👩‍💻
I'm really happy here! Although there are two things woul...
re: Invest in building custom tools
3 years ago while learning a bit C I build a small templati...
re: What Project Are You Working On?
At work I'm working front-end on heinemann-shop.com/en/glob...
re: Best backend course?
If you can/want to afford it: usegolang.com is worth every ...
re: What was your win this week?
In the right enviroment yes. At my work, projects & com...
re: How do you handle unproductive days at work?
Go home earlier, walk, sit through it.
re: Why I don't think a Degree is Necessary to Become A Developer.
I completely agree that a formal degree is not needed for m...
re: Front End: Is Anything Getting Better?
They don't. They improve developers' lives.
re: Front End: Is Anything Getting Better?
IMHO yes, a lot got better. The first thing that comes to ...
re: What Advice Would You Give Your 20-year-old Self?
lose weight and buy apple shares
re: What was your win this week?
I had a three-day-long Angular & TypeScript-Workshop at...
re: How many conferences are too many?
I usually attend 2-4 Conferences per year. Most of them are...
re: What are you making?
Nothing, just trying out SpriteStack.io which is a fun 2d/3...
re: What are you making?
re: Building Micro Frontends with React, Vue, and Single-spa
I could imagine some special cases like complex realtime-da...
re: What do you do if you're in the middle of a project and you realize it already exists in the world?
What would I do if I discovered another site like DevLids? ...
re: Discussing the launch of Libra, "A new global currency"
still optimistic about fb? how many more times do they have...
re: Do you use CSS ::before and ::after pseudo elements?
Yes! Super useful for: RESPONSIVE TABLES Adding a backdro...
re: What's the first computer you ever used?
NES
re: What is your worst typo trigger?
In Elixir: def my_function(:thing) { }
re: How do you organize your projects?
By level of seriousness: Folder on desktop (let's try thi...
re: Install This PWA To Continue
btw in Chrome Canary Desktop there's now an install-prompt ...
re: How old were you when you wrote your first line of code?
Hehe did you also at some point just draw random points on ...
re: What's your worst nightmare as a coder?
My own code from 24 months ago 😱
re: As a developer, what do you like to listen to while your working on a big project?
listentothe.cloud
re: How old were you when you wrote your first line of code?
QBasic at 11 or 12 I guess. I started by modifying Textadv...
re: What are your non-tech interests/hobbies? 🏝
🎸 👨🏻‍🍳 🧗🏽‍♀️
re: What do you want to be when you grow up?
Astronaut
re: What's the best part of being a Dev?
Not hating Mondays is the best perk for me so far. So rare ...
re: What's your advice to someone over the age of 30 considering a career in software development?
30 is not old. If you spend your 20s in academia, bachelor'...
re: Building Dev.to native iOS application
Very cool! Nothing better than platform-native apps.
re: What's the quickest path into game development for a curious webdev?
There are lots of browser-based games. Not talking about 3...
re: What's the best career advice you can give in ten words or less?
don't panic
re: What is that one tool/stack/framework that you have no interest with despite the popularity?
I think it's important to differentiate freelancers/contrac...
re: Is it possible to write this code in a simpler way?
yes function switchBulb(){ var element= document.getEl...
re: Pet projects, the secret to keep yourself updated
It’s good to have projects that need both deeper work (codi...
re: VSCode or Atom?
Both are from Microsoft 😬 and VS seems to be more popular, ...
re: Finding time when you have a family
The first year was super-productive! After that a lot of th...
re: What gets you out of bed in the morning?
Taking the son to daycare.
re: What are you surprisingly terrible at, despite being otherwise competent?
Exact same here 🤓
re: What programming best practice do you disagree with?
Wouldn't it make more sense to leave the JSX-render-testing...
re: What's the longest you've stayed at a job you were unhappy with?
One day at McDonald's in Munich-Stachus, one of the three l...
re: I Tried the Top 5 Coding Challenge Websites
they should do a code-challenge-website "real world" editio...
re: Putting Together a Budget Inventor's Kit
I would run out of ideas after the LED blinks.
re: What would you like to see implemented on DEV?
Something like a Twitter within dev.to, for shorter thought...
re: What is your favorite desk accessory?
My "Chinese money plant" which is a seedling of one I got s...
re: What kinds of apps or products do you wish existed?
A virtual private OSX that I can access and use remote-desk...
re: What are best resources for a front end developer to learn enough about UX and UI design principles to be more productive?
For the UI-part If you don't have any design-exp...
re: How many software developers does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
The number of developers you can feed with 2 Pizzas.
re: How many software developers does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
The more developers, the longer it will take.
re: What headphone(s) do you use when coding?
QC25 and AirPods
re: How many computer devices do you own?
MacBook from Work iPhone from Work Family iPad PS4 Switch ...
re: Web Application Frameworks
If you like functional programming I can recommend giving E...
re: What are your worst coding habits?
its not due to my own css but mostly: vendor-css (from li...
re: Of course you are an above-average developer... Right?
Since skills are widly spread in tech, I don't think an all...
re: Am I (not) a mid-level dev yet?
I know it depends 95% on the company, but IMHO: After 4 ye...
re: What are your worst coding habits?
I‘m not very restrictive in my use of !important.
re: Js and burning out
no, it sounds like you need to work on your JS fundamentals...
re: What’s your work/life balance like these days?
1:2
re: The "Fake Developer" Conundrum
Nobody expects you to go full steam on your first job after...
re: What are you "old enough to remember" in software development?
effing DOCTOR THADDEUS OZONE, photoshop-hero. First wave of...
re: What's your commute like?
30 min. ride 🚴‍♀️ through the olympic park in Munich
re: Please suggest, react or jquery?
What do you want the user to do? What's the interface? I w...
re: Roast my site
the header-banner-layout is broken and nothing happens when...
re: How to handle outbound links in desktop PWA?
But isn't this exactly what you asked? "If the user naviga...
re: How to handle outbound links in desktop PWA?
Does this maybe help? developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/W......
re: Concerns with Separation of Concerns
Also nowadays there are fewer front-end-devs without JS-kno...
re: Webdevs! Are we on the right track?
I think it went wrong when everybody started using technolo...
re: How much time on average do you spent coding outside of full-time work?
The first year was super-productive, because of the weird s...
re: How much time on average do you spent coding outside of full-time work?
Used to be more before the son was born, now with a toddler...
re: Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Web Development
Note that if you work in agencies, chances to work on new p...
re: So, is it DEV, dev.to or The Practical Dev?
Devito, as in Danny, but the line on the "i" ran away.
re: What are your five most used terminal commands?
git cd yarn jump ant
re: If you could change one thing about learning to code, what would it be?
The notion that math is essential to develop software. Also...
re: Reactjs create tab
When implementing tabs, think about it as accordion with di...
re: What if my child wants to become a programmer?
I'd be happy if he does something where he isn't dreading M...
re: How can you prepare for a job at Google?
In a sane company, you won't be thrown into the cold water ...
re: Are you a multi-passionate developer?
My "biggest" hobbies are guitar and game-dev (I probably sp...
re: I started questioning my tech stack, and now I'm lost 😔
Different projects require different stacks. There is no on...
re: What's the Worst Code You've Ever Seen or Written?
It displays an element which has been set invisible by a Ja...
re: Hey parents, share your strategies for making time to learn/make/play.
If you're employed you need to shift as much learning as po...
re: What's the Worst Code You've Ever Seen or Written?
Code that works is never bad, but this is probably the most...
re: Music & Coding: let's take a survey
Folky countryish singer-songwriter stuff like Ryan Adams, A...
re: Which way of centering via Flex do you prefer?
Cool! That's new to me. Doesn't seem to be widely supported...
re: What email username would you use with your own domain?
mail
re: What are your "must have" custom snippets for your editor/IDE?
Not using any snippets but everytime I type a non-breaking-...
re: Which way of centering via Flex do you prefer?
Oh yes, the space-arounds are all very useful, especially f...
re: Coding and Cannabis
I was gonna write a class, but then I got high. I was gonna...
re: What are developers looking for? A good tech or a good manager
Nothing fixes bad management. Can't find the source, but th...
re: My pizza recipe
Pretty much matches the pizza course I did last year. The o...
re: What do you do when you take mental breaks?
i have an office guitar i pick up when there's not much goi...
re: Why do recruiters ask for current salary?
Never ever come up with the number first. General rule of t...
re: Resume Critique
On the website and on the CV I couldn't find your country a...
re: Critique My Resume!
I think it's very good all around. The only thing I'd chang...
re: I'm a new dev blogger - I can has your tools?
For the graphic-stuff GIMP is more than enough. I wouldn't...
re: What PC would you buy as a new dev now?
I wouldn't mind having a touch-only-keyboard if it means le...
re: What PC would you buy as a new dev now?
2013 15" MacBook-Pro for all the things! The latest is also...
re: Why don't websites allow users to create their own security questions?
Enter E-Mail -> Receive Reset-Link
re: Why don't websites allow users to create their own security questions?
Because security questions are an additional attack vector ...
re: Why is it so hard to build or use a rich text editor yet amazing editors like vscode or atom are built with web technologies?
Lots of the complexity in a WYSIWYG-Editor comes from the u...
re: Why is it so hard to build or use a rich text editor yet amazing editors like vscode or atom are built with web technologies?
Because Code-Editors are fundamentally not rich-text-editor...
re: Common JS libraries and tools
jQuery is falling out of favor but it‘s still widespread an...
re: If I don't use React, am I still a developer?
„Am I a real tourist if I don‘t try all kinds of ice-cream ...
re: What's in your podcast rotation right now?
lists.pocketcasts.com/7b6793f0-4df... 🤓
re: Website Wireframing Advice Thread
Anything that can draw a box and lines and text is fine. I ...
re: The importance of being bored
I see it like white-space in design. Or the same but differ...
re: I'm 20 working as a middleweight frontend developer in London, UK, Ask Me Anything!
How do you approach deciding the front-end tech-stack for a...
re: Let's discuss coding workshops and why is it priced very high?
Marketing Location Lunch Instructor Financials (Tax, refund...
re: Why do you use jQuery in 2019?
It still has some advantages. If you do const a = docum...
re: If I don't use React, am I still a developer?
No need to. I see it as buffet. Take what you like, but it...
re: What applications or tools do you wish existed?
A good dev-env on the iPad. When I leave the Mac at home bu...
re: Yet another question about job titles
Given that you also know how to design products vs. "just" ...
re: How do you feel about chasing internet points, badges and the gamification of everything?
There are pros and cons, and it can be used for good or bad...
re: Why I am seeing Stack-overflow site this way, Is it Hacked?
Imagine hacking SO to "only" 90iesfying the theme 😬
re: Modular Front-end development
This calls for WebComponents! => webcomponents.org
re: I am a programming coach/trainer, Ask Me Anything!
Is this parody?
re: “DevOps engineer” is really just a title used to hire sysadmins?
Thanks! I have to admit a little ignorance to this field, ...
re: What are your favorite programming language syntax features?
+1 for Guards. Also I really enjoy Pipes, like my_data ...
re: “DevOps engineer” is really just a title used to hire sysadmins?
I thought DevOps was the word for Sysadmins taking care of ...
re: CSS Grid or CSS Framework?
If the sites are similar in design and layout, a CSS-Framew...
re: Show off your swag 😎
I have socks from Tidelift and Wordpress, and they are the ...
re: Explain Redux Like I'm Five
You make a list of every friend you have and give them a nu...
re: in the presence of social media are companies really in need of website ?
As a company, you'll want full control of your online appea...
re: Opinion: Architect VS Engineer VS Developer
It would need to be country-based, but yes. I think the mos...
re: Opinion: Architect VS Engineer VS Developer
Yes, same with "Architekt", but I'm not sure how it is when...
re: Opinion: Architect VS Engineer VS Developer
Interesting! It would be a bigger deal if the field were as...
re: I'm a Dutch (cross-platform mobiledev and) Tech Lead at a startup, building viable products in my spare time, Ask Me Anything!
Best Coffeeshop in NL?
re: I'm Engineering Director at a Fintech(have experience creating apps using Django/Ionic/Docker/AWS(ton of it), Ask Me Anything!
Thanks! Very insightful. I'm a bit interested in security-...
re: Resumé++
make sure your photo is professionally taken don't rate yo...
re: I'm Engineering Director at a Fintech(have experience creating apps using Django/Ionic/Docker/AWS(ton of it), Ask Me Anything!
What are examples of security-measures you have to take, th...
re: Get started with Dart (Free Egghead.io course)
Please rename this to "Start with Dart" 😬
re: When Should You Use A Web Framework?
A couple of angles I like to approach these decisions from:...
re: What are your favourite podcasts? 🤔 🤔
Yes I'm using Pocketcasts and I can skip with Siri. That's...
re: What are your favourite podcasts? 🤔 🤔
I listen to german non-dev podcasts mostly. I can't stand m...
re: Not a Cultural Fit
Your article is missing some paragraphs at the end. 😬 I th...
re: I want to develop games
If you want to start coding games and don't like JS you cou...
re: Changing job - How often is too often?
I'd say a year is a good minimum time. If you have had lot...
re: Dark Mode and webapps
It depends on the medium, the surroundings, and the font-we...
re: Vim is not a monster.
Thanks! The link to the frontend-vim is useful, will try th...
re: What’s an unpopular software opinion you have?
Not sure, maybe the post simply has too many replies. Or ma...
re: If this happens, will you be loyal or ethical?
Wouldn't say it's hypothetical. I'm certain stuff like this...
re: If this happens, will you be loyal or ethical?
Something similar to what exactly?
re: Is web development just copying and pasting?
Is using a package really the same thing as copy/paste? Tec...
re: What’s an unpopular software opinion you have?
Not sure if unpopular but: The term "Impostor Syndrome" is...
re: Git Tutorial on How to Redraw Git Graph History is Coming in 3,2,1 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
Thing is, when you have lots of followers around the web to...
re: How to make backgrounds like the default WhatsApp wallpaper?
You can use Photoshop, Sketch, etc. to make those. Just nee...
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