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Ted Hagos

coder, scribbler, doodler (in that order). Keeps his notes at https://workingdev.net and https://tedhagos.com. wrote a couple of books for Apress

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How to get started on fiverr?

I would say to just get started. Find a gig that you can do r...

Android Architecture

You're correct. I missed to depict the HAL in the diagram

Using the Ivy Lee Method

This is really nice. I read something similar to this from ...

What's your advice to someone over the age of 30 considering a career in software development?

"and after you get to "senior" there will be very little op...

What are you "old enough to remember" in software development?

#include<conio.h>

Which editor do you use when opening files like .bash_profile, etc?

vim before, but nowadays, I use VS Code for almost everythi...

Android Architecture

Thanks

If I knew then what I know now

It's just a tongue-in-cheek advise on food choices. I just ...

Better console.logs

You can also take a look at chalk for coloring the terminal...

What are those things called "pointers" ?

+1. This is the #explainlikeimfive explanation

The 4-letter-word word that makes my blood boil

+1. You should develop this into a full article. I can rel...

Hiring process of your dreams

We can use the 37% rule as suggested by the Optimal Stoppin...

Java is too old, What should you learn in 2018?

+1 on this. It all depends on the task to solve. It might...

What good habits are you trying to adopt?

To not end a day without writing my notes on what happened...

Follow Friday! (v2)

Hi, I'm writing my third Android book for Apress. I cross p...

Where are the old developers?

Or they write books, some also teach.

Do you consider reading books a must?

Yes. Reading books, the kind with no hyperlinks or any mech...

What is your best advice for a junior software developer?

Glad you liked it

If I knew then what I know now

I love #1 (liked the book too)

macOS mojave

must really be the HDD then. I said earlier I'd wait; but I...

Simple Hello World in React

Hi, nice job. Couple of suggestions; Instead of making the...

Why use Kotlin for Android development? Kotlin benefits, features, versions

There's an article about Kotlin in here; ...

What's the difference between a library and a framework?

A library is like a city map, if you need a location, you c...

What is your best advice for a junior software developer?

It's too bad I can only click the ā¤ once

[Off Topic] Should a developer marry another developer? What are the chances?

Would it matter if the other prefers 2, 4 or 8 spaces for i...

If I knew then what I know now

Agree 100%. I forgot to put this one. Also, hackathons.

How do you survive over a year of rejected applications?

Yes. What he said

What is your best advice for a junior software developer?

I'd love to, but I'm terrible mentor. Thanks though

Understanding Android Debug Bridge

Very thorough. Thanks

Feeling For Dev.to

Given the vitriol of facebook and twitter, yes. Agree 100%

Wannabe a certified Rockstar developer?

"Mainly because if we make Rockstar a real (and completely ...

What is your best advice for a junior software developer?

So there's the tongue-in-cheek (ish) advise. Levity aside, ...

If I knew then what I know now

Thanks Ben

What is your best advice for a junior software developer?

Here it is If I knew...

What is your best advice for a junior software developer?

I'll get right on it. Thanks

Can you share your favorite quote or rule related to IT?

And here I thought Robert McCall said it first "progress no...

What are your programming blogs?

In no particular order; Peter Norvig Joel on Software Sco...

Ripping Youtube vids on the cmd line

Cool. I didn't know that. I haven't used Windows in a while...

Ripping Youtube vids on the cmd line

Do you still need Cygwin for it? or is it available now fro...

Open a file in your editor of choice

Cool. I usually just do these things on Terminal open my...

macOS mojave

Yup. Think I'm gonna wait. Thanks

macOS mojave

Thankfully, I don't have 32 bit apps anymore. I'm a bit ner...

macOS mojave

macOS mojave

thanks

macOS mojave

yikes! bluetooth and anti-aliasing are deal-killers for me ...

Can you share your favorite quote or rule related to IT?

"We can solve any problem by introducing an extra level of ...

Can you share your favorite quote or rule related to IT?

Law of diminishing returns or law marginal utility?

Can you share your favorite quote or rule related to IT?

Now I want to watch Roy and Moss again

macOS mojave

We're there other software that stopped working e.g. tmux, ...

Every developers 'oh my god I get it' moment.

I remember when I first realized that Java objects were lik...

What is your best advice for a junior software developer?

If I have Doc Brown's DeLorean, this is what I would advise m...

Choose Your Own Coding Adventure!

If you can spare USD 29 per month, Pluralsight is a great r...

if-then, a statement in Java; but an expression in Kotlin

Yes you can, but that's the ternary operator (Kotlin has th...

How do you handle days where you just aren't motivated?

Take a walk. Do something mundane, like the dishes, take ou...

My father has cancer(s)

Stay strong.

What are the tips or techniques you wish someone had told you ages ago?

schedule a time for coding - a long time ago, I thought I...

Reified generics in Kotlin

Take it easy

Reified generics in Kotlin

Just pick up Kotlin if you need (want) to. No need to aband...

How do you take notes?

computer - create an asciidoc file. Type away, format lat...

Final classes in Java

love the scorpion's reference

Ask me to write about anything.

A walkthrough of the gorilla.bas program, I've always been ...

Reified generics in Kotlin

Got that. I'm just a sucker for typography.

Reified generics in Kotlin

Glad it helped you. About the var names, I know, it's terri...

How do you shift between the coding mindset and other head spaces?

I listen to music. That usually shifts perspectives. Someti...

Vim won't make you a more productive developer

Things I like with Vim; Running commands on the shell the...

3 Things to Do When You Can't Figure Out the Code

I like the first one best "Take a break". The brain is mys...

6 tips to succeed in freelancing and remote work

The separation of "where you live" and "where you work", I ...

What JS Logging library / tool do you use?

like you, I've been using Winston (am still using it)

Welcome Thread - v16

Hi,I'm Ted. I've coded in a couple of languages before; spe...

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