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Rob OLeary

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Testing a Svelte app with Jest

Testing a Svelte app with Jest

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VS Code: You don't need that extension part 2

VS Code: You don't need that extension part 2

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VS Code - Quickly increment and decrement numeric values with keyboard shortcuts

VS Code - Quickly increment and decrement numeric values with keyboard shortcuts

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Automatically change your wallpaper on Linux

Automatically change your wallpaper on Linux

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Setting up your own online store? Here's a breakdown of the transaction fees charged by payment services

Setting up your own online store? Here's a breakdown of the transaction fees charged by payment services

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VS Code - Snippets are not bash aliases. How to write great snippets that anyone can use

VS Code - Snippets are not bash aliases. How to write great snippets that anyone can use

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VS Code - Get type checking in JavaScript easily

VS Code - Get type checking in JavaScript easily

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VS Code - How many extensions should I use?

VS Code - How many extensions should I use?

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Images are hard. Is there a simpler way?

Images are hard. Is there a simpler way?

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Make your own (interactive) graphic novel

Make your own (interactive) graphic novel

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How to add a favicon to your website

How to add a favicon to your website

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My article was #1 on Hackernews yesterday and it was an unpleasant experience

My article was #1 on Hackernews yesterday and it was an unpleasant experience

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Write a VS Code extension in JavaScript, not TypeScript ^

Write a VS Code extension in JavaScript, not TypeScript ^

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Give your linux terminal a makeover

Give your linux terminal a makeover

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An unwanted update to your Google Account

An unwanted update to your Google Account

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Easy file management in VS Code

Easy file management in VS Code

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A quick reference for shadows in CSS

A quick reference for shadows in CSS

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Making a living from open source

Making a living from open source

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Get Git and Github/GitLab in sync on default branch naming (master | main)

Get Git and Github/GitLab in sync on default branch naming (master | main)

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Add Intellisense for third-party JavaScript libraries in VS Code (it is not always automatic)

Add Intellisense for third-party JavaScript libraries in VS Code (it is not always automatic)

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How to create slick TV show title sequences

How to create slick TV show title sequences

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How to make an awesome horizontal parallax animation

How to make an awesome horizontal parallax animation

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Is there a "missing" feature or extension that you would like to see in VS Code?

Is there a "missing" feature or extension that you would like to see in VS Code?

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How to run a command automatically in VS Code when you open a project

How to run a command automatically in VS Code when you open a project

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VS Code's secret snippets

VS Code's secret snippets

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Customise VS Code for a project, or per language

Customise VS Code for a project, or per language

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How to set VS Code as your Git editor, difftool, and mergetool

How to set VS Code as your Git editor, difftool, and mergetool

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The easy way to find the perfect font and theme combination

The easy way to find the perfect font and theme combination

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Animate text along a path (it's easy)

Animate text along a path (it's easy)

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VS Code: You don't need that extension

VS Code: You don't need that extension

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From 'A' to 'Web App': Test an API in Java 🕸☕

From 'A' to 'Web App': Test an API in Java 🕸☕

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For front-end development, how do your organise your code (outside of a framework), and what tools do you use to manage it?

For front-end development, how do your organise your code (outside of a framework), and what tools do you use to manage it?

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Happier writing with markdown: linting, spellchecking, auto-preview, and more ✍🙂

Happier writing with markdown: linting, spellchecking, auto-preview, and more ✍🙂

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What languages and tools do you use that spark joy?

What languages and tools do you use that spark joy?

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From 'A' to 'Web App': Build an API in Java

From 'A' to 'Web App': Build an API in Java

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Create eye-catching rich snippets for your blog posts

Create eye-catching rich snippets for your blog posts

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Shall I enumerate the ways you drink me? Java enumerations 🤤☕

Shall I enumerate the ways you drink me? Java enumerations 🤤☕

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Calculate the 'reading time' for your blog ⏱🦉

Calculate the 'reading time' for your blog ⏱🦉

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Make a reading progress bar for your blog 📊

Make a reading progress bar for your blog 📊

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HTML Nuggets: Little bits that you may have forgotten, never learned, never realised, or ignored! 🔸🤓

HTML Nuggets: Little bits that you may have forgotten, never learned, never realised, or ignored! 🔸🤓

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Make it stick! Sticky headers in CSS 🦎🔝

Make it stick! Sticky headers in CSS 🦎🔝

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How do you make learning new stuff fun, and stay motivated? 💪🥳

How do you make learning new stuff fun, and stay motivated? 💪🥳

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When did you start to learn productivity-boosting techniques and development tools? 🧰⏩

When did you start to learn productivity-boosting techniques and development tools? 🧰⏩

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