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re: What is the most potentially-revolutionary software currently being developed?
Hasura. Postgres + easily scalable GraphQL API with support f...
re: 5 Tips for Writing Articles People Will Want to Read
Great article! There should be a point 0 - know your intended...
re: How do you record GIFs?
TIL dev.to has a subscribe for comments...
re: What are the big differences between working for a "tech company" and being a dev for a "non-tech company"
Biggest difference is tech in "non-tech" companies are seen a...
re: What languages and tools do you use that spark joy?
I'll be that person :P ... I love regexes. Tools like grep, s...
re: A commandline tool that generate High Level microservice & serverless Architecture diagrams
This is really nice! What are the advantages of draft vs othe...
re: Daily Challenge #253 - Sort Sentences Pseudo-alphabetically
Python import re # Pat to check if first letter is capital...
re: Python vs Java
Yes, it is unfortunate that JPython never took off as much as...
re: Python vs Java
In web development, I feel that familiarity with a framework ...
re: Python vs Java
Thanks!
re: Python vs Java
I use both languages. Let's compare the two languages: ...
re: OOP vs Functional Programming
FP and OOP mean a lot of different things to different people...
re: How we made our SQL database QuestDB even faster and more accurate
Hi Nicolas, I have been following QuestDB for sometime now. ...
re: How to build unique indexes in PostgreSQL on large text
Hi @rhymes , Great post. TIL about the limit on size of what ...
re: Daily Challenge #249 - Incremental Changes
In JS: let alg = (( num, iter, step) => num + iter*step)...
re: Dev.to search bar sucks
An Advanced Search Page will definitely be useful. Current qu...
re: AWS vs Azure vs Google Cloud
I have used GCP and AWS so far... I favor AWS slightly over G...
re: How to Apologize
Or do you mean "from users"? I meant users not the develop...
re: How to Apologize
I think it's reasonable to be fair here. They made a mistake...
re: Webhook to auto-deploy on git push to Github
Yes. I use them for running tests, static analysis and buildi...
re: How to Apologize
I think the apology is fine (at least they apologized rather ...
re: Going From “Hello World” to Multithreading: How Much Time Does It Take to Learn Java?
Great post. A minor nit - your link to Java Performance - the...
re: Google Cloud BigQuery vs. AWS Redshift
How does AWS Athena compare to BigQuery? AFAIK, it is AWS' ...
re: 20 Intriguing, Unusual, and Goofy Programming Languages
Have you tried emojicode? Here's a hello world: 🏁 🍇 😀 ...
re: A cron job that could save you from a ransomware attack
Great article. Wanted to add that backing up is just one part...
re: What's new and interesting in Java?
Great thread. A few more interesting things which are in th...
re: Advanced Argument Handling in Bash
Thank you so much for writing this comprehensive tutorial! ...
re: Move PostgreSQL AWS RDS to Google Cloud SQL
I did a similar move from AWS RDS to Google Cloud SQL (for ...
re: Time to build a markdown parser and processor (MDL Log #1)
Regarding converting markdown to an e-book, have you tried ...
re: What was your win this week?
This week, I... debugged a distributed system where the exa...
re: Let's Connect!
Followed you on Twitter! I think we should have something l...
re: Do you recognize your code 6 months later?
I have some files from different stages of my career. The e...
re: Why Are Some Developers so Allergic to IDEs?
I think it depends heavily on the language. I use Eclipse w...
re: 10 free-but-professional tools for your dev projects
We can self-host Sentry using Docker.
re: Everything is a File
Great article. Kernighan's example reminds me of Doug McIlr...
re: A definition of the Linux desktop
Great article. As a Linux desktop user, I agree that the ph...
re: Testing Different Fibonacci Generator Techniques in Python
There is a lot to love about comprehensions. The nice thing...
re: Testing Different Fibonacci Generator Techniques in Python
The generator code takes more memory because we are creatin...
re: Recursion Algorithm Practice: Fibonacci Sequence Generator
All the best for the interview! Another interesting approa...
re: Explain Awk and Its Uses Like I'm Five
I had written an introduction to awk on dev.to : ...
re: Describe Your Job With a GIF!
Waiting for the Holy hand grenade one :)
re: Will Java Trend Towards Obscurity?
To put a different spin on this, some traditional Java "pat...
re: What software development skills only come with experience?
Debugging - You have to experience bugs/glitches/failures b...
re: What are your programming goals for 2019?
I think the hard part in Rust is dealing with the borrow ch...
re: Python urldecode on command line
We can also do it without xargs by using sys.stdin to read ...
re: What are your programming goals for 2019?
My goal is to learn Haskell and Rust. Also, to write more a...
re: Developers kit 😁♥️
Laptop/computer will be a better alternative to Macbook as ...
re: On GUI-shaming and a mountain of hot takes
At the end of the day, GUIs and CLIs are just that - interf...
re: Back to school
Hi Ben, Congratulations and good luck! I did my OMSCS (Onl...
re: Daily Coding Problem #1
Yes. I was not sure of that constraint. In that case, set i...
re: Daily Coding Problem #1
This page lists the complexities of the major data structur...
re: What are some misconceptions about web development?
Common ones I have encountered: Frontend is easy Everyone...
re: Daily Coding Problem #1
Incorrect. s is a set. The in (contains) for s is O(1). It ...
re: Daily Coding Problem #1
One pass in Python using built-in list and set types def ...
re: How to make Python code concurrent with 3 lines
All in due time :)
re: How to make Python code concurrent with 3 lines
uvloop is excellent! I have used it for Python 3 based web-...
re: How to make Python code concurrent with 3 lines
Great article. I was not aware of concurrent.futures in sta...
re: Should I do that test assignment?
It varies a lot depending on the company. Many companies gi...
re: How much popularity does a software project need?
Software use and development is always a battle between "th...
re: Compute Smart, Not Hard
Yes. Python integers have unlimited precision out of the bo...
re: What’s a concept you understand now, but took you forever to grasp?
Backtracking Dynamic programming Learning to use some high...
re: Compute Smart, Not Hard
You make a very good point about brute-forcing vs solving m...
re: Why is your preferred programming language your go-to?
I have a few preferences depending on the task at hand: ...
re: Open todo list standard?
The problem is that different people have wildly different ...
re: I'm an email developer and totally not a spammer. Ask me anything.
Thanks for doing the AMA! How feasible is it to self-host ...
re: What dev topic do you think you should understand, but don't?
As a predominantly backend developer, I do not get a lot of...
re: Thoughts on interpreted vs compiled languages?
Getting into this a bit late but most statically typed lang...
re: Types as propositions, programs as proofs
In Java, there are checked exceptions and unchecked excepti...
re: Why I can't recommend Clean Architecture by Robert C Martin
Thanks a lot for this review. I am putting Patterns of Ente...
re: Types as propositions, programs as proofs
Great article. I have a doubt. You mentioned that the type ...
re: What am I missing out if I'm not using a VM/Container for my development setup?
VMs and Containers are useful if: it is difficult to recr...
re: Papers We Love - Reflecting on Trusting Trust
Thanks once again for starting this! This article almost di...
re: Bash Command Completion - Finding all the cats in your $PATH!
I also learned today that man -k is equivalent to apropos
re: Guide to Hiring Developers
Hi Peter, Some of the negative indicators are debatable. F...
re: Py in 5: Decorators
Feel free to share it. The more people who can read it, the...
re: Py in 5: Decorators
Great article. Decorators are very useful for writing reusa...
re: Deciding a database architecture for a Social Networking use-case?
Just came across this post right now. What did you end up u...
re: Recommend a Dev.To-er!
Thanks, Ben! This made my day :)
re: Git: How to keep your fork updated with remote repository
Thanks! Was not aware of this before. This will reduce the ...
re: Is there a way to persistently display background jobs?
You can add \j to your bash prompt. It will show the number...
re: The Unix way... or why you actually want to use Vim
I always google before using find. But it is a powerful too...
re: Java is still free!
If you are using OpenJDK, you need not worry about paying O...
re: Java is still free!
Great article. Unfortunately, there has been a lot of FUD r...
re: Converting a csv writer from Python 2 to Python 3
Did you try 2to3 on the Python 2 file? I'm interested in kn...
re: Papers We Love!
great initiative! I like reading papers on databases, distr...
re: Does programming require empathy?
Empathy is a skill/value we can only learn by interacting w...
re: Does programming require empathy?
The answer is no if your software has no users and you are ...
re: You can now delete issues on GitHub (different from closing them)
What this feature aims to solve: Improperly reported secu...
re: Automating Simple Things with Python is Awesome
Yes. Another way I found was using awk instead of source as...
re: Automating Simple Things with Python is Awesome
Here's one way of doing this using the standard Linux utils...
re: What are you not interested in learning?
For me, the list is as follows: .NET stuff. I have heard...
re: Daily Coding Puzzles - Oct 29th - Nov 2nd
I think you should add the problems to the post itself. Oth...
re: What types of features typically lead to lots of tech debt?
One-off feature requests which are of the form "We need this ...
re: dev.to Show us your octocat alter ego
Here's mine:
re: Why you should do Competitive Programming, even if a little
Hi Avi, I agree with many of your points. Here are my thou...
re: How do you do random?
APL: ⍝ `? n` generates random number between 1 and n, bo...
re: Surviving the Linux OOM Killer
Agreed! There is no substitute for good monitoring. It catc...
re: Announcement from the DEV Community Founders ❤️
Congratulations! The dev.to community has been the most fri...
re: Reactive Programming in JavaScript with RxJS.
Awesome post. What tool do you use for the diagrams?
re: Java 11's Future
Oracle have not been as bad with Java as they have with the...
re: Java 11's Future
OpenJDK has been given ample attention. OpenJDK has been th...
re: Containers Under Attack
Many developers I know of prefer using ubuntu for a base im...
re: We Don't Need No Stinking map() or filter()
Nice article. I was recently trying out some coding problem...
re: If you don't hire juniors, you don't deserve seniors
Great article. Many companies expect people to be productiv...
re: Concerns that go away in a serverless world
Thanks a lot for the links. They are very helpful.
re: Concerns that go away in a serverless world
Do you have any recommended resources for porting standard ...
re: Concerns that go away in a serverless world
Hi Paul, Great article. In my previous workplace, I set up ...
re: Is using Docker for a small OSS project a wise decision?
Docker on Windows still has some issues. We can not use Vir...
re: Java Map keys should always be Comparable
Great article. Loved the linked talk too!
re: Who is Who?
Alan Turing, von Neumann, Donald Knuth are legends. Anyone ...
re: MongoDB has no use case
Mongo does have an easy way of sharding and clustering. Ear...
re: MongoDB has no use case
I agree. There is no better alternative to thinking about y...
re: How do you rate your (a programming language) skill on a scale of 1 to 10?
The Answer to Life, Universe and Everything :)
re: MongoDB has no use case
Exactly, the schema constraints just move to your applicati...
re: MongoDB has no use case
Playing the devil's advocate here, Mongo is good for quick ...
re: Welcome Thread - v16
Hi John, Welcome to dev.to :) . Will love to hear your thou...
re: The Right Idea Becomes the Wrong Idea Over Time
Good ideas are always relevant e.g backwards compatibility,...
re: What should every developer know?
How to google stuff :)
re: Engineering whiteboard interviews: yay or nay?
Whiteboard interviews look at a small sliver of skills you'...
re: Which newsletters do you read?
Great links! I sometimes visit Brain Pickings to see how fa...
re: Which newsletters do you read?
I read some articles from Nautilus, Aeon and Atlas Obscura....
re: Which newsletters do you read?
Wait till everyone is on the SPA bandwagon :P
re: I'm a Tester, Ask Me Anything!
What is your experience with culture of testing in start-up...
re: Which newsletters do you read?
Yes, subscribing to too many newsletters is counter-product...
re: Which newsletters do you read?
The objective of a newsletter is not to cover every article...
re: Which newsletters do you read?
One advantage of getting newsletters is that your mail is g...
re: Which newsletters do you read?
I used Google Reader before. I use newsletters as a curatio...
re: Programming is ...
Programming is ... a way to convert feature requests to bug...
re: 8 steps to increase your Developer Resume response rate by 90%
It can be useful for developers trying to get a foothold in...
re: Four Key Elements of a Healthy Framework Ecosystem
Use by a big corporate definitely helps as it has a snowbal...
re: Four Key Elements of a Healthy Framework Ecosystem
Thanks for sharing this :)
re: Notes from Hyper-Dimensional Spelunking
Yes! They should be used more. 3blue1brown had an awesome v...
re: Notes from Hyper-Dimensional Spelunking
Very well written and informative. I first came across spac...
re: The Rails Ecosystem is Healthier than Ever
Here are a few points regarding what makes an ecosystem hea...
re: How many computers do you use?
I have 2 computers: An Acer laptop dual booting Windows 1...
re: What is your ideal coding hour?
Generally 2 pm to 6 pm. I am super-productive if I take a p...
re: Tracking Service with Go and Redis
This is awesome! I would recommend having a look at tile38,...
re: My #100daysOfCode Challenge
Best of luck, Ricky! Does this challenge mean 100 consecuti...
re: Guido van Rossum steps down as Python's BDFL, thoughts?
In India, we have a saying that "Even the gods cannot pleas...
re: I'm Addy Osmani, Ask Me Anything!
How does Chrome team check for security of the sandboxing, ...
re: Daily Coding Puzzles
Thanks for this, Ali. Another source of good programming pu...
re: Can Measuring “Progress” Make Software Projects Fail?
There's this famous law which states that "When a measure b...
re: Project Euler #1 - Multiples of 3 and 5
Here's one in Haskell using list comprehension: sum [x |...
re: Awk - A useful little language
It may replace your cluster :P See this article on how a ba...
re: Vim Filters
This is really useful! Was not aware vim had these superpow...
re: Changelog: Github Repo & Glitch Liquid Tags
Is there a way to embed a view of two code snippets side-by...
re: Awk - A useful little language
Hi Ishani, awk is a very old language (1977), predating sc...
re: Which programming language/environment is more “powerful” than people realize?
Not a software tool, but a notebook. Writing what you are g...
re: Awk - A useful little language
Some Awk one-liners replace my use of other Unix tools like...
re: Handwritten Digit Recognition Using Convolutional Neural Networks
Thanks Eduardo. The model import from keras looks very usef...
re: Handwritten Digit Recognition Using Convolutional Neural Networks
Not sure of networks learning the pre-processing as most of...
re: Handwritten Digit Recognition Using Convolutional Neural Networks
Very well written! Loved the explanations for the pooling a...
re: Write a simple but impactful script
Using shuf utility for shuffling: for i in {0..9999}; do ...
re: The slow and painful death of a developer
My intro to programming professor at university told this w...
re: Good Chat / Online channels for developers
Nice! What stack are you using for building dev.to chat? I...
re: Explain ANTLR like I'm five
tl;dr : ANTLR is a tool for generating parsers for any form...
re: Simplest way to deploy a Flask app
You will need a WSGI server. Have a look at this tutorial. ...
re: The Twelve-Factor App
12 factor is an interesting methodology with many good prac...
re: EFAIL mitigations
On Twitter, some of the infosec people were mentioning that...
re: What are the unwritten rules of development?
The fastest, safest and cleanest code is that which does no...
re: What is JAM Stack
Hi Leonardo, Thanks for the post. I have a few queries: ...
re: What Is Your Main Language?
Java / Kotlin for big backend services (using Spring boot)...
re: Update Efficient Data Structures
I read it while looking up Judy Arrays. Their documentation...
re: Update Efficient Data Structures
Thanks for this well written and comprehensive post. How do...
re: Cargo refused to build my project - A Rust debugging story!
Cargo itself was working fine. The issue was a combination ...
re: AlphaGo: Observations about Machine Intelligence
Thanks for this very well written article! I am checking ou...
re: Simple note taking from the command line
A minimal tool I use for command line notes is jrnl. Instal...
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