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Kelvin Thompson

Retired military Dev (and past Certified Engineering Technologist). From COBOL on an IBM370, to Pascal with in-line Assembler and Python, my focus is Go and Blockchain Development.

Education

College and CET Level II

Work

Retired, but not tired!

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The Nodejs Update War (module 'n' ?!)

Thanks. Yeah, a lot of the things I found there & other p...

Running Go in the Browser With Web Assembly (WASM)

That's very cool! It would be great if it would act like de...

How to Speed Up Netflix Without Installing Anything

Slick, thanks bunches! πŸ˜ƒ

A quick hack to using local images on Codepen

Hey, congrats on your first Dev.to article! Taught me somethi...

Programming is easy!

I agree, a certain quality of mindset is helpful indeed. So i...

I built an online code editor

Brilliant! And the QR code aspect is great! Thank you. Alread...

Two things you can do to improve your DEV home feed

How do you add more tags? Or delete?

What are APIs? and How can they enhance your testing?

Good article, I can't wait for part 2. I like your waiter ana...

Go Crash Course Video

Your welcome, but not sorely needed! You have a natural flare...

Go Crash Course Video

Congrats on your first video tut! I like your style, and voic...

The Command Line for First-Timers

Congrats on your first article on Dev! Excellent! Cheers!

I Switched To Web Development

Welcome to Dev! I look forward to reading your blog. Cheers!

DevDiscuss Episode 5: How Hobbies Like Powerlifting, Auto Repair, and Music Can Make You a Better Developer

I enjoy drawing, writing and welding. Also 3d animation, but ...

Golang, it was love at first sight.

Thanks, this is great for me since I'm a Go newbie. However, ...

What mobile apps do you use to assist you in your developer workflow?

Usually I use SSH and Termux on my Pixel2XL, or via Snowflake...

Hindsight and automation

Hah, very good! Who would've thought back when that part of a...

What's something you're currently learning?

Currently learning Go. Part of my strategy for learning block...

Are you more optimistic or pessimistic for the future of the software development career?

I see a lot of great potentials happening! I would love to wo...

I'm creating an entire web OS as my personal website for 2021

You really should check out Sidefx's Houdini then! Oh the pow...

Snapper or Budget Snap?

How weird, I included two pictures, twice, and none of them a...

I'm creating an entire web OS as my personal website for 2021

Hey that's pretty cool! I didn't know you were a 3D guy too! ...

DEV is monetized

Agreed. It would be great to have an easy procedure for the a...

Why You Should Stop Being Scared To Write A Blog Post.

Based on my own recent foray into blogging, I agree 100%. My ...

Are you more optimistic or pessimistic for the future of the software development career?

Fully optimistic! I can't wait to program with AI assistance ...

Automated Attendance Management System Using Face Recognition

This is excellent, thank you! Rather than focus on the potent...

DEV is monetized

Thanks for that. A pit opened in my gut when I thought of tha...

Is programming an art?

The best concept of code as art, to me, was expressed in a sc...

DEV is monetized

Damn, that's too bad. My luck, find something great just befo...

Your guide to GitHub Actions in 5 steps πŸ“š

Well, that took some of the mystery out of things, thanks! It...

Structure Your Go Project Into Multiple Directories

Thanks for this, it helped a lot!

Slack is Fumbling Developers

Funny to read this as I just uninstalled Slack from my phone ...

Mind Hacks β€” Being More Productive & Avoiding Pitfalls

Every morning before I go grab a coffee, I take a casual walk...

Mind Hacks β€” Being More Productive & Avoiding Pitfalls

Along a similar line, my military past brings a "perimeter ch...

Mind Hacks β€” Being More Productive & Avoiding Pitfalls

When I'm doing anything, let alone coding, and my brain is th...

Convert any .pdf file πŸ“š into an audio πŸ”ˆ book with Python

A pleasure to finally be able to give back a little!

Convert any .pdf file πŸ“š into an audio πŸ”ˆ book with Python

I just started getting the same thing on my system (Ubuntu). ...

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