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re: Happy Birthday Ali Spittel
Happy birthday Ali! I love that you bring up topics about s...
re: Traditional vs modern web development ⚔️
Hey this means a lot, thanks Adam!
re: Traditional vs modern web development ⚔️
Not crazy at all haha, do whatever makes sense for you.
re: Traditional vs modern web development ⚔️
Nice, love the dinosaur comics! Yeah bundling is pretty imp...
re: What do you do if you're in the middle of a project and you realize it already exists in the world?
My reaction: Wow, look at this nice person validating my ...
re: Demystifying "const" variables in JavaScript
Awesome to hear 😁
re: Demystifying "const" variables in JavaScript
I do, for real constants that are static values. Consider t...
re: Demystifying "const" variables in JavaScript
They're declarative loops, but yes definitely loops.
re: Demystifying "const" variables in JavaScript
Thanks for sharing that post. I'm not sure I can fully agr...
re: Demystifying "const" variables in JavaScript
We're in the same boat! I try to avoid let and even loops, ...
re: What habit do many senior engineers have that juniors should try to avoid adopting?
That's a good point. If you must write clever code, then at...
re: What habit do many senior engineers have that juniors should try to avoid adopting?
It's clever in that scenario because seeing the exponential...
re: Tell me about your caffeine inputs
I drink at most two cups a day, but I try to avoid it in th...
re: What habit do many senior engineers have that juniors should try to avoid adopting?
Maksim nailed it. Regarding JSX though, it's a totally val...
re: What habit do many senior engineers have that juniors should try to avoid adopting?
Good idea. Clever code typically comes along with learning ...
re: What habit do many senior engineers have that juniors should try to avoid adopting?
Avoiding clever code. You feel smart writing clever code, ...
re: React — Access custom params in handlers the right way
I don't think that I would like to place data that I alread...
re: Do you prefer startup or corporate life?
Although my professional work experience is still limited, ...
re: Do you have a process for naming things?
Yeah, I follow certain guidelines that I outlined in my pos...
re: Introducing textua11y: A Color Contrast Tool
I like how you're doing this in steps, and releasing as you...
re: Revamping my personal site with Gatsby
Kind words Ben! My site is open sourced so feel free to use...
re: GitHub acquires Dependabot
Agree, actually I haven't used or even heard of Dependabot ...
re: What are your thoughts on the 4-day work week?
I think a 4-day work week sounds perfect for anyone that is...
re: GitHub acquires Dependabot
This is awesome! I personally have been using Snyk which lo...
re: If you've never heard of Prettier before, read this.
Prettier is an absolute must. Every time I have to manually...
re: 5 Ways to Convert a Value to String in JavaScript
Thanks for sharing these comparisons. I commonly use toStri...
re: What's the most excited you've ever been about a new technology?
This may sound lame, but server-side rendering. I initially...
re: Difference between Node dependencies using emojis 🤷‍♂️ 🤷‍♀️
This cracked me up, while also teaching me about optional a...
re: Which editor do you use when opening files like .bash_profile, etc?
For quick edits, nano When setting up some complex multili...
re: Revamping my personal site with Gatsby
Thanks Strahinja! Haha happy to have shared React Kawaii. I...
re: A crash course to the most important Docker concepts and their commands
I really enjoyed the story selling format of this article! ...
re: 🚲 🚂 🚗 🚆 How long is your commute time and how do you cope with it?
Half hour one way. I normally listen to podcasts in the mor...
re: Should you be perfect?
Glad to hear this resonate! I personally still have issues ...
re: Would anyone be interested if I started a video series on Dev.to?
Yep that's always a good plan! And I'll start adding my vid...
re: Investing in the right technologies to avoid technical debt
Either that or developers creating their own utilities that...
re: Would anyone be interested if I started a video series on Dev.to?
Do it! I'm thinking about reposting my podcast videos to DE...
re: Investing in the right technologies to avoid technical debt
Thank you, that means a lot. I'm quite proud of that headin...
re: Already know the interview code question? Don't admit it!
Was about to say this exact thing. Being able to explain ho...
re: Already know the interview code question? Don't admit it!
Plus I feel like it's on the company to provide good proble...
re: Already know the interview code question? Don't admit it!
This is great advice. I've had a positive experience where ...
re: Investing in the right technologies to avoid technical debt
Totally with you, although I wasn't for a long time. It's h...
re: Investing in the right technologies to avoid technical debt
Having good code coverage definitely helps with ensuring an...
re: Investing in the right technologies to avoid technical debt
Not every developer is up to date on the latest and greate...
re: Investing in the right technologies to avoid technical debt
React is not a framework I'm aware it's a UI library. I ...
re: Investing in the right technologies to avoid technical debt
I will make an update to the article to address this. Sorry...
re: Investing in the right technologies to avoid technical debt
100% agree with you Scott, well said! Experience is a huge ...
re: Investing in the right technologies to avoid technical debt
Thank you Donita! I agree, fundamentals are way more import...
re: Investing in the right technologies to avoid technical debt
Super happy to hear that Miguel!
re: Investing in the right technologies to avoid technical debt
Yep exactly. There is some stigma between developers to con...
re: Freebies Hunt - my personal list of free and open resources
Yeah, a full-on service. It'd be cool for it to integrate a...
re: Freebies Hunt - my personal list of free and open resources
Awesome idea. I have yet to find a good service for storing...
re: A Step by Step Guide to Installing a Ghost Blog and $5 Digital Ocean Droplet to Serve 100k+ Readers
As an added bonus, you could host Ghost as a headless CMS f...
re: Should you be perfect?
Agree! Unfortunately when it comes to being a perfectionist...
re: JavaScript Quick Tip: Named functions for sane debugging
Yeah TDD can help with that for sure, but I definitely stil...
re: JavaScript Quick Tip: Named functions for sane debugging
I don't think there are performance downsides to using name...
re: JavaScript Quick Tip: Named functions for sane debugging
Glad it helped Jorge!
re: What was your win this week?
Appreciate it Matthew 🙌
re: What was your win this week?
This week, I had the first guest on my podcast where we tal...
re: Sharing state using React's Context API
Also definitely let me know what parts of React you found d...
re: Sharing state using React's Context API
That means a lot to hear that Nick, thank you. I try to be ...
re: Sharing state using React's Context API
Ah I see what you mean. Yes you're correct, there is no di...
re: Sharing state using React's Context API
Thanks leob. Regarding Hooks, they're fairly new so I want...
re: Maintaining Motivation
I go through phases of this, and I also go back and forth b...
re: The biggest mistake library and framework maintainers make
Which is why frameworks like Rails and Laravel are still po...
re: ‪How often have you created a state machine diagram?‬
State machines and state machine diagrams aren't as popular...
re: Starting a Dev & Tech Sticker Book
This is a cool idea because laptops are replaced every few ...
re: Sharing state using React's Context API
Haha yeah. I think most people jump on the Redux hype train...
re: Writing code for your future self
Yep, I definitely agree in cases where the optimized versio...
re: If/else or just if?
I added the comments just for the sake of the example, but ...
re: If/else or just if?
Consistency is definitely most important. I just did a sear...
re: If/else or just if?
TIL about "space shuttle style", very interesting. I'm not...
re: If/else or just if?
I always go with Statement B. This is known as "early retur...
re: Writing code for your future self
Haha, yeah good point. I agree that they are easier to upda...
re: Writing code for your future self
I see no issues with reading your code, plus what I provide...
re: Writing code for your future self
Haha I was debating on including that but I don't think tha...
re: Writing code for your future self
True. For the same functionality you would want something l...
re: Why do you code?
I started very young as well, 13 in fact. It's a curiosity ...
re: Writing code for your future self
You're right, good catch! Maybe I should write unit tests f...
re: Writing code for your future self
It's great when languages have built-in constructs that hel...
re: Writing code for your future self
Super happy to hear this! Glad you were able to grab someth...
re: Writing code for your future self
Hi Nick! I'm happy to hear that. You've covered the key poi...
re: Writing code for your future self
That's a perfect use case for a comment! I prefer code that...
re: Writing code for your future self
Thanks Marissa! Exactly, being able to understand how your ...
re: The benefits and origins of Server Side Rendering
I may have stirred up some confusion here, as I think you c...
re: The benefits and origins of Server Side Rendering
Yes exactly. Even in an SPA, you can provide a title and me...
re: The benefits and origins of Server Side Rendering
Happy to hear that Michael. I used to do something similar ...
re: The benefits and origins of Server Side Rendering
Hi Mazen. My points about using Next.js/Nuxt.js is if you'r...
re: The benefits and origins of Server Side Rendering
Hopefully this clears things up: ...
re: The benefits and origins of Server Side Rendering
I think there's some confusion here. I am not advocating on...
re: The benefits and origins of Server Side Rendering
Thanks for sharing Adrian! I mentioned Prerender.io at the ...
re: Ah, to be the Justin Bieber of Open Source
It's funny how high expectations are for open source code d...
re: JavaScript Quick Tip: Import from folder
That is a really weird case scenario. I didn't have any iss...
re: React UI Kits
I really like the composability of Reakit as that solves th...
re: Blog Comments Powered by GitHub
This is a perfect solution for developer-focused blogs. And...
re: Describe Your Tetris Effect
Thinking about it more now, Tetris is the perfect analogy f...
re: Revamping my personal site with Gatsby
Thanks Michael. Yeah I guess using a number for a drop cap ...
re: Revamping my personal site with Gatsby
Thank you. React Kawaii is a fun touch to add, glad to have...
re: Revamping my personal site with Gatsby
Thanks for the kind words Kyle!
re: My New Mac Setup
Thanks for sharing your setup! I didn't know about cursor s...
re: I Need jQuery
I think this article was meant as a joke, but I do agree th...
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