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re: The most common mistakes when using React
I'll add one more mistake: Using React when you don't need...
re: Hacktoberfest 2019 updates posted. Get ready everyone!
I still never got my tshirt from last year. Even after cont...
re: What was your win this week?
Another devops evangelist step at work. I've been building...
re: What's new and interesting in Java?
Tiobe says the same: tiobe.com/tiobe-index/
re: What's the best career advice you can give in ten words or less?
Check your privilege. Be humble. Keep learning. Practice se...
re: What are you surprisingly terrible at, despite being otherwise competent?
Self-care.
re: Anybody still working with jQuery?
Yeah man, we still use it. I've said it here before and I'...
re: How many software developers does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
I also like: None. The light bulb works fine on the system...
re: How many software developers does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
None. That's a hardware problem. ((Old punchline to this jo...
re: Why is Linux Not More Popular on the Desktop?
I'm glad you enjoy the experience. I think it is fine for ...
re: My love hate relationship with Python
Ha! I'll take that on the chin, it was rather rude of me as...
re: My love hate relationship with Python
You may want to learn how to distinguish between parenthese...
re: The Scroll Indicator
So, I'm going to ask: Why? What is the UX benefit of this...
re: Investing in the right technologies to avoid technical debt
Learn all the things (that you want to learn). I suggest p...
re: Git Rebase and the golden rule explained
Rarely honestly. Currently though the way we do things jus...
re: Git Rebase and the golden rule explained
Except to do that my team has to break another rule -- don'...
re: Git Rebase and the golden rule explained
I'm going to admit something: I've never rebased. I've ne...
re: Calling *all* DEVs, please join us for #SheCoded 2019.
Ah, this is awesome! Maybe I can get my daughter to code a...
re: Web Scraping Walkthrough with Python
It is not illegal (in the US, but keep in mind not everyone...
re: The Differences Between CSS, LESS, & SASS
I like it. BEM has some issues too in getting hyper-specifi...
re: The Differences Between CSS, LESS, & SASS
I've used SCSS for years and never once in the context of R...
re: Old Article: Someone Is Changing Your Code
Maybe it is late in the day. Maybe this has been a drag of...
re: Who or what inspired you to do programming?
It was quite the hack but worked well and only occasionally...
re: Who or what inspired you to do programming?
I owe my career to being an RPG nerd. I was in college for...
re: What is the most unique place you have worked from?
I had just arrived at GenCon in Indianapolis, some stuff we...
re: What do you do while waiting for tests to finish running?
Was looking to see if this was posted, cause I was going to...
re: Why is Linux Not More Popular on the Desktop?
I could see doing it for myself some day, but never again f...
re: Why is Linux Not More Popular on the Desktop?
Because Desktop Linux experience is terrible. Every couple...
re: Even the Big Ones Mess Up
Modern medicine is built upon trial and error. LOTS of mis...
re: How I made a web scraper because LinkedIn
1) I didn't say there aren't uses. I asked what yours was. ...
re: How I made a web scraper because LinkedIn
1) Why? What use is having all of their emails? Especially ...
re: A Quick Pros and Cons List on Coding Boot Camps
I've never seen a coding bootcamp of that length of time cl...
re: Describe Your Job With a GIF!
re: Will Java Trend Towards Obscurity?
Enterprise gets mentioned a lot when discussing Java, but t...
re: Let's take a break and discuss how developers spend the vacations?
It has always been a dream of mine to have a soundproof roo...
re: Style beautiful web pages without writing any CSS. Using W3.CSS.
Sure there is. Your comment is not welcoming. It is not ...
re: Style beautiful web pages without writing any CSS. Using W3.CSS.
Don't make that blanket statement. It solved a problem for ...
re: Style beautiful web pages without writing any CSS. Using W3.CSS.
Yeah, that's not really a feeling anymore. Look at the stat...
re: Style beautiful web pages without writing any CSS. Using W3.CSS.
You know there are static websites, right? And I don't eve...
re: Let's take a break and discuss how developers spend the vacations?
Catch up on reading, build/paint/play Warhammer 40k, extra ...
re: Why is your preferred programming language your go-to?
Honestly, your article explains why I like Python as well. ...
re: What is the difference between a front end dev from Stanford and from bootcamp ?
I don't care if they're from Standford or a bootcamp or sel...
re: Books I found at my parents'
I honestly still prefer a book when it comes to learning a ...
re: ngrok, lvh.me and nip.io: A Trilogy for Local Development and Testing
I used to use ngrok. When it was open source.
re: Did you earn your Hacktoberfest t-shirt?
Yep, including one to a GitHub repo for their Explore featu...
re: Say something nice about another DEV member
@aspittel @ben @jess @tux0r @rhymes are all great to r...
re: Error with github OAuth
Ha, no! Everything with our discussion seems fine. I found...
re: Error with github OAuth
The dev.to repo. This site is open source. Sounds like you ...
re: Error with github OAuth
I'd say log an issue on the repo, rather than create an art...
re: RESTPie3 - Python REST API Server Starter Kit
I'll definitely have to check this out. It seems to have s...
re: Py in 5: Lambda Functions
Awesome! Was just about to edit to point out the list/list_...
re: Py in 5: Lambda Functions
Nice article. Minor typo: list_cubed.append(num_cubed(num)...
re: Deploying Flask on AWS Lambda
What I've used Lambda + Flask + Zappa for is Amazon Alexa S...
re: Set up My Computer with Me!
cmd + space is how I launch everything pretty much. And I ...
re: A call for kindness in open source
Nice people can be taught how to be better developers. Mea...
re: Thoughts on GitHub Actions?
I'm looking forward to trying it out.
re: The Most Important Non-Programming Skills for Programmers
In my eyes the people with merit are those that have both t...
re: The Most Important Non-Programming Skills for Programmers
I disagree that pure technical skill and willingness to sha...
re: The Most Important Non-Programming Skills for Programmers
If you are only that, and you lack non-tech skills, well if...
re: The Most Important Non-Programming Skills for Programmers
Great write-up, I was just thinking about this this morning...
re: Get your #Hacktoberfest shirt without writing a lick of code
Well, the author doesn't, but Digital Ocean does. This is ...
re: If I knew then what I know now
I do career panels every once in a while and get asked a va...
re: PyCharm vs Visual Studio Code to boost Productivity?
I think you meant how does it compare to conda which is the...
re: PyCharm vs Visual Studio Code to boost Productivity?
What issues are you having with VSC and venvs? I'd like to ...
re: Python Flask app to run Shell script from web service
Please no one use this code unless you specifically are loo...
re: Job title: Full-time Open Sourcerer
Just bought a Open Sourcerer t-shirt on RedBubble! With th...
re: How to start contributing to open source as a junior or newbie?
You asked this right on time for Hacktoberfest 2018! hackt...
re: Writing Beautiful Code
Obligatory XKCD: xkcd.com/844/
re: How do you feel about changing naming terms?
But it is broken. So it should be fixed. There are better ...
re: How many email addresses do you use?
Hopefully doing more than just encoding/escaping -- never p...
re: How many email addresses do you use?
One, but I use the built-in aliasing. GMail for instance y...
re: Any NoSQL true believers out there?
When all you have is a hammer ... This is funny in so much...
re: What's the difference between visual studio and vs code?
Pretty much. Even more confusing is MS announcing that "Vi...
re: What's the difference between visual studio and vs code?
Visual Studio is a full IDE (integrated development environ...
re: 8 Steps to run Data Science project
You might want to mention that. This just looks like you ac...
re: 8 Steps to run Data Science project
Is this the beginning of a series? Is this the whole articl...
re: Your Degree of Interest in Microsoft
I've spent my whole career as a LAMP stack dev (well except...
re: I'm planning to ditch my MacBook and move away from laptop computing
Been looking into this more and I'm personally hesitant to ...
re: I'm planning to ditch my MacBook and move away from laptop computing
Just so happens I'm trying to get a MacBook Pro for some si...
re: I'm planning to ditch my MacBook and move away from laptop computing
Which one?!
re: Amazon Web Services (AWS) Explained by Operating a Brewery
You forgot the part where half the interface is button clic...
re: What is Management?
I am a manager of developers (and in the past sys admins, n...
re: What's your origin story?
Hawaiian Shaved Ice snow cone maker Clean up crew at a bar ...
re: 🔥VSCode Breadcrumbs Are Here, And I Love 'em!
I like the new gif. Definitely more followable. Thanks.
re: 🔥VSCode Breadcrumbs Are Here, And I Love 'em!
I'm glad you took the feedback. I'm sorry you took offense....
re: 🔥VSCode Breadcrumbs Are Here, And I Love 'em!
I'd like to like your article. But the gif is so tiny and ...
re: How do you name your devices?
D&D Monsters: dragon, wyvern, minotaur, beholder, etc.
re: Setup Microservices Architecture in Python with ZeroMQ & Docker
Interesting. I commented on this post yesterday about typos...
re: Learn New Technology as a Way of Stepping Up Your Understanding of Your Current One
You are spot on. I preach this all the time. It is all abo...
re: Equivalents in Python and JavaScript. Part 3
Really enjoyed this article. Shared it with my team.
re: Dancing with OAuth: a step by step guide
Funny, I've almost never had the need to build out a user-i...
re: Dancing with OAuth: a step by step guide
I'd like to see this same simple explanation of OAuth when ...
re: This is the feeling of working with legacy code.
And just like people, it rots. :D
re: This is the feeling of working with legacy code.
New and shiny code today is the legacy code of tomorrow.
re: What good habits are you trying to adopt?
I really wish I could get into the habit of this. I have a...
re: Hating on languages you don't use
It is okay to hate a language. The assumption I keep seeing...
re: Hating on languages you don't use
That's a fairly broad claim. I use PHP. I hate it. And t...
re: What is your personal project?
Well, I'd tell you, but then I'd have to ...
re: Sails.js is a Node.js MVC framework inspired by Ruby on Rails
Sails.js is built on Express. ;) expressjs.com/en/resource...
re: Sails.js is a Node.js MVC framework inspired by Ruby on Rails
I find you comment interesting. It is exactly when your co...
re: Let me explain to you what is `this`. (Javascript)
And still easier to grok than JavaScript's this
re: How do you get a decent estimate on the time it will take to complete a task?
Are you estimating just the coding aspect, but forgetting t...
re: How to lose a Job in 10 minutes
I agree totally with this. I don't do whiteboard interviews...
re: What's your team's cross-platform setup?
Even if you don't dive deep down the Docker rabbit hole and...
re: What's your team's cross-platform setup?
This is exactly how you get "works on my machine" from your...
re: What's your opinion on Microsoft's GitHub Acquisition?
Have you tried VS Code over Atom though? I switched and ha...
re: How do you deploy stuff? And what is the tool you use for?
git push dev git push prod
re: Why do employers check job candidates' GitHub profiles?
I do check. But I don't rely on it. It is just another co...
re: Does God Have A Programming Language?
This has been answered. By XKCD of course.
re: What programming sub-disciplines seem to be trending up in terms of career options?
Data Science. Data Engineering. AR/VR. Crytptocurrency and ...
re: Rebase to the future!
I'll have to admit that I rarely use rebase. I don't mind ...
re: What is your favourite git merge tool/strategy?
All from the command line. Close eyes. Try merge. Pray. :...
re: What is your favourite git merge tool/strategy?
Same, and it started requiring an account be set up. For t...
re: What's your job title and why is that your title?
Director of Emerging Technology A emerging technology team...
re: Advice to the New Programmers👦
Jump into networking with other local people in the industr...
re: What is JAMstack and why you should try it
One I just learned about today (around the same time I open...
re: RIP jQuery: An alternative for modern browsers
I'll have to take a look at Cash a little more. I definitel...
re: Why junior devs should review seniors' commits
This is absolutely necessary to do. You're not going to be ...
re: How does your company handle salary negotiation?
This is now my favorite gif.
re: Stack Overflow Research of 100,000 Developers Finds MongoDB is the Most Wanted Database
Not a fan of this "ad disguised as an article". First time...
re: If you could go back 10 years, what would you say to yourself?
Take more risks. Chase professional satisfaction instead of...
re: Deploy your app with Heroku
I love the simplicity of Heroku. But find the cost spikes ...
re: The Unwritten Rules for Github by devdiscuss
So, what is the alternative? I don't use Gitflow, I use Gi...
re: The Unwritten Rules for Github by devdiscuss
I'd like to know about your setup. Care to share in a dev.t...
re: SASS - Getting Started
Sounds great. Looking forward to it.
re: SASS - Getting Started
Hmm. This article just seems abruptly short. :( I look fo...
re: Arrow Functions in JavaScript
I'm not sold. Terser code and "clever" code doesn't necess...
re: Promoting myself in a Hacker Con
Do people still use QR codes and have the scanning apps rea...
re: Top 43 Events for CTOs to Attend in 2017/2018
Top 43 seems a bit ... broad, no?
re: What do you use for full-text search these days?
Apache Solr. Love it.
re: If you wear headphones, which ones do you use?
Some generic $30 pair of over the ear bluetooth headphones ...
re: How to Get Started with Open Source
Your link to an example CoC (or article about CoC) is just ...
re: What's your dev machine setup? (hardware, OS, accessories, etc.)
See, I don't even use multiple desktops except when I accid...
re: What's your dev machine setup? (hardware, OS, accessories, etc.)
MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013 Model) 2ghz Intel C...
re: What the Hacker News Front Page did for my app
Ah, gotcha, I was going off your Donation page on findlectu...
re: What the Hacker News Front Page did for my app
Hey, not sure what your Solr index size is or what your use...
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