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Papers We Love!

I'm slowly getting into reading more distributed systems pa...

Say something nice about another DEV member

@annarankin authors really interesting posts -- not just ...

IBM is acquiring Red Hat

Context: I am someone who interned there for 2 summers a fe...

PHP Security: Passwords

Full disclosure: I am not an expert. So there's two things...

PHP Security: Passwords

You can turn 4 characters, into a really long string with ...

What is top 5 most valuable courses in a CS Degree?

I agree with this wholeheartedly! I took a bunch of East As...

What's your favorite interview question?

I really like this question. I feel like the answer could s...

What's your favorite interview question?

Yeah, I'm pretty ambivalent about whiteboard interviews mys...

What's your favorite interview question?

I'll start with my personal favorite question I've ever bee...

TLDR GraphQL?

That sounds like an ideal format! One of my major challenge...

TLDR GraphQL?

I would love to see a non-trivial example which motivates t...

The Right Idea Becomes the Wrong Idea Over Time

I've never really understood what seems to be large swaths ...

A field without fundamentals?

I'll challenge this by asking another question: what field ...

It's time for Typescript Native

"Typescript Native" is a bit of a strange thing to ask for, i...

Which newsletters do you read?

Quanta is also good! Thanks for the reminder, I should add ...

Which newsletters do you read?

I mostly subscribe to RSS Feeds nowadays but here's the few...

Developer whimsy: Llamas in Pajamas

Docker's default container names are something along the li...

My first React 'aha' moment. Is this an antipattern?

For the general pattern, you've got it right. HTML is a ren...

what is the best music genre to program with?

A lot of days it's lo-fi hip hop on SoundCloud. Some days i...

What is your task management process? Do you use trello, asana, calendar etc or a hybrid? And how?

I use vimwiki! It has a markdown mode (which I use) in addi...

#discuss What language do you think in?

I'm kind of confused about this question because I don't th...

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