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Derk-Jan Karrenbeld

Still a random idiot

Education

Some comp. sci. @ Delft, University of Technology

Work

Partner & Operations Manager at XP Bytes

Work status

I'm looking for work!

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re: Expo SDK 38 is now available
Upgrade your node. The error is pretty clear. You're on node ...
re: Expo SDK 38 is now available
Check the Feature Requests to see if yours is listed, or crea...
re: Expo SDK 38 is now available
No. You can use 16.11.
re: Expo SDK 38 is now available
No, it won't be supported, because uneven node versions never...
re: Expo SDK 38 is now available
Check out these lines in the expo-cli repo: ...
re: Expo SDK 38 is now available
If I could get the expo/expo repo running on my (windows) mac...
re: Expo SDK 38 is now available
Yep, expo upgrade finally worked smoothly (I had issues with ...
re: Expo SDK 38 is now available
Missing in this post (for me): It's now built against React...
re: Expo SDK 38 is now available
On Android, there are three ways the bottom bar can show up: ...
re: Expo SDK 38 is now available
New Status Bar module Wooo. But not possible to update th...
re: Forward arguments in shell
Absolutely! But when I needed to do this, I did not have that...
re: JavaScript, Ruby and C are not call by reference
No need to apologise for asking! I've changed the example...
re: Hacktoberfest Completion Thread
I forgot I signed up, despite me inviting the DEV community...
re: A little hacktoberfest riddle
At least it's not the most obvious transformation :) (but r...
re: Welcome To Your Silicon Valley Life: Starting Your First Tech Job
Ugh. So many of this resonates exactly with what my life wa...
re: Hacktoberfest Starts in Six Days 🎃🎉
We have quite a bit of OSS opportunity at Exercism! ...
re: Unhealthy Code: Primitive Overuse
Ah. That makes sense to me! I'm personally not a fan of th...
re: Unhealthy Code: Primitive Overuse
The canonical term you'll find in other documents including...
re: What is the oddest JavaScript behavior?
Absolutely true. I was only referring to the use of the wor...
re: What is the oddest JavaScript behavior?
It's not insane. null, like nil in ruby, a singleton instan...
re: What is the oddest JavaScript behavior?
It does not
re: The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week
It has far less views and reactions. I think that's how the...
re: Tetris: Building a game using JavaScript
Tetris: Choosing the ...
re: Tetris: Building a game using JavaScript
The next post is coming! It's taking a bit longer to write....
re: Javascript String Methods You Must Know to Become an Algorithms Wizard
Yes, that is what I was saying as well :) The ref links al...
re: Javascript String Methods You Must Know to Become an Algorithms Wizard
JavaScript has, as you might be aware, a specification call...
re: Write a poem about code
As listed on xpbytes.com/404, written in 2015 Bit...
re: Tetris: Building a game using JavaScript
~Seven years ago, together with another student (who I stil...
re: Tetris: Building a game using JavaScript
I'm panning on making this a weekly, probably "Friday" thin...
re: JavaScript, Ruby and C are not call by reference
Yes, concurrency/parallelism is still on my list to write a...
re: JavaScript, Ruby and C are not call by reference
i.e. we care about the object, not the references. This is...
re: JavaScript, Ruby and C are not call by reference
Valentin made a good comment and jmc went into more detail....
re: JavaScript, Ruby and C are not call by reference
To be fair, it made more sense in the 60s. This is absol...
re: JavaScript, Ruby and C are not call by reference
It happens! We're all only human :) Being on the spectrum,...
re: JavaScript, Ruby and C are not call by reference
Happy to write it! I did try to look up a bit of the lite...
re: JavaScript, Ruby and C are not call by reference
If you look at the original article you can see a discussio...
re: JavaScript, Ruby and C are not call by reference
Thank you! Looking for my next subject, so let me know if t...
re: JavaScript, Ruby and C are not call by reference
In JS among others, the value is actually always a referenc...
re: JavaScript, Ruby and C are not call by reference
The post that sparked this article: ...
re: Passed By Reference Vs. Value In Javascript
JavaScript, Ruby and ...
re: The Weird History of JavaScript
Also: thank you so much for taking the time and writing it li...
re: The Weird History of JavaScript
Given your response, yes I would never use either of those th...
re: Passed By Reference Vs. Value In Javascript
Don't worry! Keep recapping. Like I said, it holds value :)...
re: Passed By Reference Vs. Value In Javascript
I will!
re: What does your Junior interview process involve?
We recently hired new juniors and this was the process: I...
re: The Weird History of JavaScript
EDIT: I'm sorry if I've come across as overly assertive in...
re: Passed By Reference Vs. Value In Javascript
I guess I'll write an article. That said, I completely und...
re: Weird things you can (but shouldn't) do with JavaScript tagged templates
For completeness 🔥 ...
re: Passed By Reference Vs. Value In Javascript
If you try to look this up, most resources will actually me...
re: Passed By Reference Vs. Value In Javascript
Whilst this is a great post and the overal information is c...
re: The Weird History of JavaScript
Github is also, unfortunately, not a perfect reflection. Th...
re: The Weird History of JavaScript
"Most used" via "StackOverflow" is not (necessarily) most use...
re: Writing a dev.to blog post with VSCode
422 would probably be more appropriate, but yes, a 4xx stat...
re: Writing a code analyzer in TypeScript (from scratch)
C# has a different approach for two-fer and Ruby is going t...
re: Writing a code analyzer in TypeScript (from scratch)
Great questions! I am actually writing the analyser code t...
re: PWAs are our future
Those features we're not present in Chrome when PWAs landed...
re: Using arrow functions might be costing you performance
That is the point ;) This article is pretty fear mongering...
re: Using arrow functions might be costing you performance
This might be more interesting to compare: jsperf.com/fufuf...
re: PWAs are our future
Apple is actually behind on multiple fronts but finally cat...
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