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Mike Harding

I love programming in Rust, playing Rocket League, Hollow Knight, and Pokemon Go, and spending time with my family. I'm a CS Student at Utah Valley University.

Education

3ish semesters left before I have a bachelor's in CS from UVU

Work

Fullstack Developer at Opiniion

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The Hidden Power of Rust

I'd also check out Exercism's rust track, it offers good lear...

What does "using the right tool for the job" mean to you?

depending on the context, use the thing you know well enough ...

5 Fancy Shells You Should Have A Try

nice to see nushell here! I've been using it every day for a ...

What was your win this week?

Absolutely! I've found that it helped me to not only help me ...

What was your win this week?

Got a new job! Spent a month being unemployed, which I feel e...

Show and tell: Show off your VS Code setup :)

Theme: Dank Neon (I modified it a bit) Icons: Material Them...

Pop!_OS - Linux for devs

About a year ago, I got on this minimalist kick and tried to ...

Mozilla's layoffs are bad news for developers

I'm extremely disappointed, and I've been trying to keep a le...

How do you take screenshots?

I use windows default "Snip n' Sketch" with the prtsc shortcut

Have you ever felt to run away from programming?

Feeling it right now, been feeling it for the past several mo...

Windows vs linux?

I found that when I tried to go to linux, my productivity s...

What was your win this week?

Got 100% on my 2 pass assembler and vm assignment/project i...

Which Techie Are You?

6 & 8 is my combo, 6 partially because of my 2 year old...

New Machine; New Browser

Firefox is my favorite browser! Had to take my terminal/edi...

GET these VSCode EXTENSIONS & THEMES Nowwww !

Dank Neon is my theme of choice. I ended up liking it so mu...

That About Wraps It Up For Actix-Web

I think that there is some general misunderstanding about ...

That About Wraps It Up For Actix-Web

Don't get me wrong, I wholeheartedly agree that there shoul...

That About Wraps It Up For Actix-Web

Yeah, it's important to also keep in mind that the subreddi...

That About Wraps It Up For Actix-Web

I'm new enough to rust that I managed to completely miss ea...

That About Wraps It Up For Actix-Web

Sadly some of the people who became the haters did so because...

Santa hat removed from VS Code

When my mom and her siblings complained about something bei...

What conventional wisdom in software is wrong?

That's why I like to say "this is my personal favorite lang...

5 Open Source Projects That Will Make You Smile

This one is a favorite of mine ...

Custom Terminals and User Interface (UI) in Windows Terminal

Gotta say I agree with the last bit. I use Windows Terminal...

What's Your Fav. Dev Laptop? Why?

I recently just switched from a Dell XPS to a Surface Pro 7...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

I actually have felt the same way recently. I have been try...

Hacktoberfest Starts in Six Days πŸŽƒπŸŽ‰

This will be my first time participating, but also is my fi...

What do you use for password management?

I use Firefox Lockwise. It's been getting a lot better with...

What's your most re-watchable movie?

Tron: Legacy (got me into the whole idea of choosing progr...

What sport/physical activity would you recommend to someone who's not super sporty by nature?

Biking to work has been really good for me. If I'm running ...

How should I go about setting myself up for my "dream job" at Mozilla?

Thanks for the response! Your last paragraph makes me even ...

How should I go about setting myself up for my "dream job" at Mozilla?

oooo that'd be awesome! I'll be sure to follow him :)

How should I go about setting myself up for my "dream job" at Mozilla?

As an aside, if you're looking for ways to do other intere...

How should I go about setting myself up for my "dream job" at Mozilla?

Learning by doing is going to help you more than reading. ...

How should I go about setting myself up for my "dream job" at Mozilla?

Lucky for me, I came across Rust before I had the thought o...

How should I go about setting myself up for my "dream job" at Mozilla?

Dang, that sucks. What do you think would be a good alterna...

How should I go about setting myself up for my "dream job" at Mozilla?

I hadn't thought about following some employees, that might...

VS Code vs Atom - how to decide?

I used atom for a long while, but when I tried vscode, the ...

How should I go about setting myself up for my "dream job" at Mozilla?

Hello! Those are some very good ideas. I wasn't aware about...

How should I go about setting myself up for my "dream job" at Mozilla?

haha thank you! And that's good advice that I struggle a lo...

How should I go about setting myself up for my "dream job" at Mozilla?

That's definitely something worth noting. It'd probably be ...

How should I go about setting myself up for my "dream job" at Mozilla?

Yeah, I'm excited to see what people say. πŸ˜„

how many of you are automated bots

I totally, definitely, have not been doing that at all for ...

how many of you are automated bots

Thanks! I think this was the little push I needed to actually...

Byte Sized: A Taste of Coding History (Coming soon!)

oooo looking forward to this!

how many of you are automated bots

I could probably be confused for a bot with how often I just ...

Neither You nor Your Work Has to be Perfect

I need to set a reminder for myself to reread this every co...

What's your creative type?

I got maker, and it ended up being a bit more accurate for ...

🀯 Ultra List: One List to Rule Them All. March, 19

I recently came across this theme that I really like: dankn...

Introducing Dank Neon, a new open source code theme!

I just used firefox color haha. Here's a quick link to the ...

Introducing Dank Neon, a new open source code theme!

Hey, I made a personal Firefox theme based on Dank Neon (tr...

If you switched to a new Social Network, what could be your reason ?

I think the difference between filter and censor is that a ...

On GUI-shaming and a mountain of hot takes

This is kinda how I feel. I'm pretty new as far having a se...

A science fiction terminal emulator πŸš€

I think I saw this on r/unixporn recently. It's really awes...

General Portfolio Advice for Newbies

I think this might actually get me to make a portfolio. I'm...

What's playing in your headphones while you code?

Usually includes lots of Deadmau5, Daft Punk, Porter Robinson...

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