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re: The Best Practices for a Great Developer Experience (DX)
Dave, totally understand the pressure on open source docs. ...
re: Finding Ideas for Programming Side Projects
Looks great! Always nice to surface cool tools for others t...
re: Favouring Tools is Bad Engineering
Sure, I think playing to a teams strengths is a valid facto...
re: Anna Tito on Learning Game Development and Beyond
Omg shaders are tricky little things eh!
re: Anna Tito on Learning Game Development and Beyond
Aww thanks! :D
re: Anna Tito on Learning Game Development and Beyond
Thank you!
re: Favouring Tools is Bad Engineering
Thanks David!
re: Favouring Tools is Bad Engineering
LOL yup or Blockchain :P Or IOT
re: Favouring Tools is Bad Engineering
Yup!
re: Favouring Tools is Bad Engineering
Another good approach! And yeah, I agree with this 'I under...
re: Favouring Tools is Bad Engineering
I'd add some nuance here - If you have, for example, a jqu...
re: Favouring Tools is Bad Engineering
Hey Charles, thansk for your awesome reply, some good point...
re: Favouring Tools is Bad Engineering
That's a good and subtle distinction, and an interesting on...
re: Favouring Tools is Bad Engineering
Lol! Fair fair, I tend to write that so people know why [on...
re: Favouring Tools is Bad Engineering
Yup! Trying something because you read about it or saw it a...
re: Favouring Tools is Bad Engineering
Thanks Helen, I appreciate that :) Yup... we're all guilt...
re: Favouring Tools is Bad Engineering
Thanks, and Yup! I think if you're constrained by time, its...
re: Developer eXperience. How I missed it before?
You're very welcome :)
re: Developer eXperience. How I missed it before?
I love thinking about it, after working on SDKS for a large...
re: #discuss What to do about feedback you don't think is accurate
So I have some thoughts on this I should add to keep the co...
re: #discuss What to do about feedback you don't think is accurate
I don't think I've ever received feedback on my personality...
re: #discuss What to do about feedback you don't think is accurate
Positive feedback being inaccurate is interesting! I hadn't...
re: It's Time. Let's Rename "Soft Skills"!
Each to their own interpretation eh! :)
re: It's Time. Let's Rename "Soft Skills"!
I would have agreed with Allen a few years ago, but lately ...
re: It's Time. Let's Rename "Soft Skills"!
Thanks Adarsh! Great recommendations :)
re: It's Time. Let's Rename "Soft Skills"!
Yup, the skills are nothing to do with having a tech job. C...
re: Starting An Agency with Kelly Vaughn
She's pretty cool!
re: Starting An Agency with Kelly Vaughn
<3 Thanks for the interview to you, too!
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Awesome! Good work.
re: Tech Career Advice from 30 Interviews
Thanks Maria, that means a lot! I hope I do too :) Forming ...
re: Tech Career Advice from 30 Interviews
Agreed, but these aren't job interviews ;) Now I'm wonder...
re: Tech Career Advice from 30 Interviews
What do you mean? :) I just emailed these people and aske...
re: Tech Career Advice from 30 Interviews
You're very welcome Kirsty! :)
re: How to Get Started with Public Speaking
Nice! Good job.
re: Security and the Future of it with Laura Bell
Why do you think that is?
re: Advice for Students at Careers Fairs and Meet and Greets
Thanks Salli!
re: Announcing a side project: DeveloperPosters.com
Thanks Ben! Much appreciated :D
re: How to Get Paid Experience
Thank you! :D
re: How to Get Paid Experience
I hope it helps! :D
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
No worries Mark, thanks for the comment! :D Best of luck.
re: Machine Learning and Developer Experience with Carolyn Saund
Haha yeah, I love the advice Carolyn gave there! I've pas...
re: Are you an introvert, extrovert, or somewhere in between?
I think an extrovert if I'm honest. I enjoy comedy and impr...
re: What Should be in a Coder's Toolbox?
(This is definitely an older post for me, so I've had some ...
re: Specialist or Generalist
Nice job!
re: Specialist or Generalist
I also think JS is moving pretty fast these days, so deep d...
re: Specialist or Generalist
Yup! Very true. I don't really mind too much what you dive ...
re: Discuss: How do you work with your testers?
Good job man! Nice to see you training others as well as "f...
re: Discuss: How do you work with your testers?
Yeah, I started with 1:1s with the testers to see what they...
re: Discuss: How do you work with your testers?
Interesting! The second environment is definitely key. And ...
re: Discuss: How do you work with your testers?
Totally agree, communication should always be clear :) And ...
re: Discuss: How do you work with your testers?
I like your approach, Harry! :D Thanks for contributing.
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Thank you very much!
re: What Should be in a Coder's Toolbox?
I use Docker for mac - thanks for the addition, I think it'...
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Hey Christian, thanks for your comment! I absolutely agree ...
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Nice! I'm glad I was able to help, Stephen :) Best of luck!...
re: How to Get Started with Open Source
Looks great, Roshan! Lovely idea!
re: What Should be in a Coder's Toolbox?
Nice Craig, I'm glad I could help :D
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Thanks Jake! I appreciate the kind words :)
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Great approach Mike! Keep it up!
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Thank you! Appreciated :)
re: What Should be in a Coder's Toolbox?
Yup, someone mentioned that in the comments. Should be ther...
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Thanks, I appreciate that :)
re: What Should be in a Coder's Toolbox?
Thanks!
re: What Should be in a Coder's Toolbox?
Exactly :) Pick one.
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Thanks Gia! :) samjarman.co.nz/diaries is where you'll find...
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Nice, Dean! You're very welcome.
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Totally agree, Rob! That's a great warning to call out. I'...
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Hey Barry! Yup, post it wherever you like! Medium is also...
re: What Should be in a Coder's Toolbox?
Nope. Specialisation vs generalisation is a bit of a debate...
re: What Should be in a Coder's Toolbox?
Good suggestions! Thanks
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Good work, Haris!
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Nice! Totally agree :)
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
No worries Lauro! Best of luck.
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
You are very welcome :) English is good!
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Doesn't have to be! Just get a dev.to account and write whe...
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
I appreciate the kind words. Good luck! :) (Start now!)
re: What do you Google EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. and never just memorize?
Its vs It's
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Thanks for the kind words. I had a read, and it's a great f...
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Thanks for the kind words, I really appreciate it! :)
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Thanks Lidiane! I really appreciate that. I'd love to know ...
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
I publish to multiple! (My own site, SquareSpace, and here ...
re: The Best Practices for a Great Developer Experience (DX)
Thank you! I really appreciate the kind words :)
re: The Best Practices for a Great Developer Experience (DX)
Exactly! You can improve their docs too if they're open sou...
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Thank you! :)
re: The Best Practices for a Great Developer Experience (DX)
Glad I could help! Yes, consistency of terms is important, ...
re: The Best Practices for a Great Developer Experience (DX)
Very welcome, Ben! I, as always, really appreciate the kind...
re: The Best Practices for a Great Developer Experience (DX)
Ha! Good point! shakes fist at The Business People
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
You're welcome! :)
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Thanks for the kind words, I really appreciate it :)
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Forget about it. You're not doing it for comments or likes,...
re: Finding Ideas for Programming Side Projects
Great tips! There are for sure some things you dont need t...
re: Finding Ideas for Programming Side Projects
Nice!
re: Do you ever get frustrated with your Junior Developer(s)?
I think its fine to ask if an only if: You've put a solid...
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Thanks!
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Thanks! I Appreciate the comment :)
re: What Should be in a Coder's Toolbox?
I wouldn't aim towards a senior just yet. To me, at least, ...
re: How to Get Started with Open Source
Click that "Write a post" button on the top left and write ...
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Correct! However, I'd like to think all seniors have this ...
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Totally would! I think this was one of my first posts to De...
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Any negative opinions (or criticisms) need to backed with e...
re: How to Get Speaking Engagements
Exactly! :)
re: Your Ultimate Guide to Corporate Jargon
I really appreciate that Ben! You must be a busy guy :)
re: How to Get Started with Open Source
Thanks Ruben! I appreciate the comment :)
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Me too! Love it. A great way to prove they have that passio...
re: What Should be in a Coder's Toolbox?
Hey Kristian, thanks for the comment! Sure, you don't hav...
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Thanks for the comment Peter! I'm super super thrilled to h...
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Thanks, Sal! Yeah, he's a pretty cool guy. I think some p...
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Thanks Lou! Exactly – I totally agree with you. The content...
re: Your Ultimate Guide to Corporate Jargon
Thanks Ben! Do you try read all of these? How do you get an...
re: Your Ultimate Guide to Corporate Jargon
Another great one!
re: Finding Ideas for Programming Side Projects
Awesome! Great list - thanks again for commenting, I apprec...
re: Finding Ideas for Programming Side Projects
It was a lot of fun to make! All 👏 programming 👏 should 👏...
re: What Should be in a Coder's Toolbox?
Of course! :)
re: What Should be in a Coder's Toolbox?
Thanks Jason! I'll take this into consideration for the nex...
re: Finding Ideas for Programming Side Projects
No worries, man! Rock on!
re: What Should be in a Coder's Toolbox?
Totally agree Chris, and I think my revised post will inclu...
re: Finding Ideas for Programming Side Projects
Nice rule, Jonathan! Building tools for yourself is how we ...
re: What Should be in a Coder's Toolbox?
Hey Jason, Yeah, once again, fair comment. I probably shou...
re: What Should be in a Coder's Toolbox?
Andreas! Thanks for reading and yeah, fair comment. This po...
re: Finding Ideas for Programming Side Projects
Hey Hirishi! Great list - I'm guessing most, you could use ...
re: What Should be in a Coder's Toolbox?
Thanks Max! Yup, fair correction. I guess I was thinking of...
re: What Should be in a Coder's Toolbox?
Yay! Thanks :) Means a lot.
re: Finding Ideas for Programming Side Projects
Could be a cool project! Sync all your RSS feeds into ES so...
re: Finding Ideas for Programming Side Projects
Great stuff Grant! Cool project too! I also automated my ...
re: What Should be in a Coder's Toolbox?
The difference, to me at least, is that Queue items are rem...
re: What Should be in a Coder's Toolbox?
THANKS!
re: Finding Ideas for Programming Side Projects
No worries David! Yes! Great idea for side projects, helpin...
re: Finding Ideas for Programming Side Projects
Hey Bilal, It's a tough one for sure! I guess "launching" ...
re: Finding Ideas for Programming Side Projects
Glad I could help, Andy! Thanks for reading. Yeah, APIs are...
re: Finding Ideas for Programming Side Projects
Nice plan, Damien! This is how a lot of software starts "Fi...
re: Finding Ideas for Programming Side Projects
Totally agree Ben! In fact, after blogging for a while, an...
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Thanks for giving my other posts a read, Geoff. What did yo...
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Exactly! Give it a go. Good luck :)
re: How to Get Started with Interviewing
For sure!
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Thank you so much Robert for your kind words <3
re: How to Get Started with Interviewing
Great addition William! Completely agree :)
re: Giving and Receiving Great Code Reviews
I'm no expert in english terms, but I use the "If applied,...
re: Be a Team Player
Definitely! Very nice of my manager to point it out to me. ...
re: How to Supercharge your Learning of New Technologies
Thanks!
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
You're very Welcome, Bikram! Tweet me anything you end up w...
re: Giving and Receiving Great Code Reviews
Nice Grant! We also do PR templates too, to formalise the p...
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
You are very welcome, Richard! I hope you do end up publish...
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Nice! Tweet it to me once you've published! (And do publish...
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Glad you agree Steff! Best of luck :)
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Exactly Jacob, it's a bit of a mindset change but it is rea...
re: How to Get Started with Open Source
Gosh, why do they put those keys so close together!?
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Thank you so much for your kind words Sayo <3 I really a...
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Totally agree Damien. Learn, code, learn, write, teach, lea...
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Great to hear, Jason! <3 Good luck :)
re: How to Build an Online Presence as a Junior Developer
Totally agree Ben! Dev.to is amazing <3 (I should really...
re: How to Find Mentors for a Career in Tech
Thanks for the compliment, Niko :) Those are all great wa...
re: How to Get Started with Open Source
Thank you for the kind comment, Walker. Good link! Thank yo...
re: How to Get Started with Public Speaking
Very kind of you to say, Jess! I will! :)
re: How to Get Started with Public Speaking
Exactly, Aga! Best of luck :)
re: How to Get Started with Public Speaking
Too common.
re: What was your most frustrating experience dealing with "non-technical" people?
For me, its initiative. What have they(non-tech) done to un...
re: How to Get Started with Open Source
Good spotting Anthony! Totally agree. I was meaning to link...
re: How to Get Started with Open Source
Alexandros, thank you so much for your comment. It's really...
re: How to Get Started with Open Source
Thanks Ben, that really means a lot coming from you :) I'll...
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