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Basti Ortiz

Just some dood trying to make code work without bringing the Universe to its demise.

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University of the Philippines Diliman

How Rust helped me power through my C assignments

How Rust helped me power through my C assignments

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Optimizing Immutable Strings in Rust

Optimizing Immutable Strings in Rust

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Generic `impl` blocks are kinda like macros...

Generic `impl` blocks are kinda like macros...

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The Future of "View Page Source"

The Future of "View Page Source"

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Best Practices for ES2017 Asynchronous Functions (`async`/`await`)

Best Practices for ES2017 Asynchronous Functions (`async`/`await`)

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Best Practices for ES6 Promises

Best Practices for ES6 Promises

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The Key to Effective Learning is "Constructive Stupidity"

The Key to Effective Learning is "Constructive Stupidity"

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Ciphers and Hashes Explained

Ciphers and Hashes Explained

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JavaScript Concurrency: Avoiding the Sequential Trap

JavaScript Concurrency: Avoiding the Sequential Trap

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An Introduction to the Server and the Client

An Introduction to the Server and the Client

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Please don't nest promises

Please don't nest promises

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The Semantics of Falsy Values

The Semantics of Falsy Values

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Please don't forget to write the changelog

Please don't forget to write the changelog

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A Grammar-Based Naming Convention

A Grammar-Based Naming Convention

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Thank you to byte-sized integers

Thank you to byte-sized integers

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A Pedant's Experiment on Optimizing Callback Functions for Array Iteration

A Pedant's Experiment on Optimizing Callback Functions for Array Iteration

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The Many Masks of `const`

The Many Masks of `const`

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An Introduction to Overloading Operators (for Beginners by a Beginner)

An Introduction to Overloading Operators (for Beginners by a Beginner)

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Who or what inspired you to do programming?

Who or what inspired you to do programming?

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Please don't commit .env

Please don't commit .env

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Previewing dev.to's Upcoming Night Mode

Previewing dev.to's Upcoming Night Mode

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Demystifying the Long Arrow "Operator"

Demystifying the Long Arrow "Operator"

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Emulating "Private" Variables in JavaScript with Closures and Factory Functions

Emulating "Private" Variables in JavaScript with Closures and Factory Functions

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"Same Reference" vs. "Same Value"

"Same Reference" vs. "Same Value"

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Node.js: Breaking JavaScript out of the browser since 2009

Node.js: Breaking JavaScript out of the browser since 2009

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Bitmasks: A very esoteric (and impractical) way of managing booleans

Bitmasks: A very esoteric (and impractical) way of managing booleans

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The difference between x++ and ++x

The difference between x++ and ++x

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Remembering that "functions are objects" can help in writing more concise code

Remembering that "functions are objects" can help in writing more concise code

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