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re: What's the best career advice you can give in ten words or less?
I’m cheating with two separate pieces of short advice. S...
re: What are you reading right now?
I’m reading Life After Life by Kate Atkinson and really lov...
re: What was your win this week?
This week, I released my first public library on PyPi! pypi...
re: Health issues you face being a Developer 🏥
There's not necessarily a causal relationship here, but dev...
re: Any advice for a person reaching the 4 year mark?
Have a toy project or two in your back pocket that you can ...
re: Nevertheless, Fen coded and found their people.
Agreed. I've been to several women in tech spaces that have...
re: A PSA for Well Meaning Coworkers This International Women's Day
I'm worried it might be a bit too salty, but this was a ver...
re: 3 Tricky Python Nuances
I have worked in a couple teams where my engineering manage...
re: What would you like to see on your DEV profile?
This is a really good point. Sometimes I do like seeing thi...
re: 3 Tricky Python Nuances
1.) I mean. I almost always find “you should use a linter a...
re: 3 Tricky Python Nuances
Oops, this is my bad retyping something from a screenshot o...
re: I'm Sorry, Did The Flow of Time Suddenly Become Negotiable?
He was actually a former javascript developer and was also ...
re: I'm Sorry, Did The Flow of Time Suddenly Become Negotiable?
I once had a head of product who would assure deadlines to...
re: The problem with “you guys”
If your version of truth is that you think it's reasonable ...
re: The problem with “you guys”
This kind of slippery slope argument is exhausting and unpr...
re: The problem with “you guys”
You implicitly agree to the Code of Conduct by registering ...
re: What Even Is Data Engineering?
Ooh, yes. I'm willing to bet AC would be willing to host 😄
re: What Even Is Data Engineering?
Totally valid questions! I will definitely start working on...
re: The Definitive Guide To Protecting Your Eyes For Developers👀
Quick PSA about grapefruit! It’s delicious and nutritious, ...
re: Resume Review
1) for your skills at the bottom, how are they ordered? It ...
re: Different types of testing explained
Yup, as I indicated in my article, load testing is indeed a...
re: Different types of testing explained
I actually dislike the distinction of “who is the tester?” ...
re: Where do you find conference CFPs?
It’s the same old refrain - “we’re giving you exposure!” 🙃
re: Where do you find conference CFPs?
I’m aware of papercall but think it’s kind of a mess. Searc...
re: Where do you find conference CFPs?
At my level speaking is really more of a way to get comped ...
re: Where do you find conference CFPs?
A call for proposal. It’s the form you fill out when you’re...
re: Where do you find conference CFPs?
This is a great resource that I wasn't aware of before. Tha...
re: What do you wish you knew about digital accessibility?
So my understanding is that accessibility is mostly a front...
re: Different types of testing explained
I'm hoping that a junior QA reading this can read in my bio...
re: Different types of testing explained
Ah. I think I was using a slightly more literal definition ...
re: What is a type of "overconfidence" you have observed in developers?
One of the biggest things I see folks get overconfident abo...
re: What is a type of "overconfidence" you have observed in developers?
Couldn't agree with this more. It's so insulting, but you c...
re: Different types of testing explained
So I looked at this and from what I found online (I will ad...
re: Different types of testing explained
I had no idea that the umbrella term "acceptance testing" c...
re: Different types of testing explained
I had no idea that the umbrella term "acceptance testing" c...
re: Different types of testing explained
I know that there are automated tools for accessibility tes...
re: AoC Day 5: Alchemical Reduction
My first inclination was to do this recursively. Had to fud...
re: AoC Day 4: Repose Record
My Python solution, which I'm less than jazzed about. And I...
re: AoC Day 4: Repose Record
Agree that this one was less fun, and I kind of hate my Pyt...
re: Papers We Love: Exploring Gamification Among Elderly Persons
Totally take your point that privacy is out of scope. I'm j...
re: AoC Day 3: No Matter How You Slice It
🙄People can be the worst sometimes. Sorry you had to deal w...
re: AoC Day 3: No Matter How You Slice It
I made the exact same mistake with my initial attempt, wher...
re: AoC Day 3: No Matter How You Slice It
I love how clean this solution is!
re: AoC Day 3: No Matter How You Slice It
I totally agree that the second part seemed so much easier ...
re: If you switched to a new Social Network, what could be your reason ?
Huh. Okay. Well, I think it's pretty clear that we want dif...
re: If you switched to a new Social Network, what could be your reason ?
As in my reply makes you angry and you want the world to kn...
re: AoC Day 3: No Matter How You Slice It
My messy af Python solutions. If I’m feeling energetic late...
re: AoC Day 1: Chronal Calibration
Oh, if this were production code I totally would, but I'm r...
re: AoC Day 2: Inventory Management System
My solutions for part 1 Python def checksum(inputs): ...
re: AoC Day 1: Chronal Calibration
Also, I am not a regular Go programmer. I've started doing ...
re: AoC Day 1: Chronal Calibration
Python is significantly faster than running go run myfile.g...
re: AoC Day 1: Chronal Calibration
Golang solution Part 1 package main import ( "bufi...
re: If you switched to a new Social Network, what could be your reason ?
safety and anti harassment features built in from the star...
re: Show off your stickers!
I also have a fridge magnet of the custom :cry-blood: emoji...
re: Show off your stickers!
Ed is great! I've gotten to see him speak three times now a...
re: Show off your stickers!
I just started a new job in September so my sticker game is...
re: Seventeen White dudes
Diversity of thought is a pretty pale substitute for actual...
re: Guide to Hiring Developers
It really feels like these indicators are not so much measu...
re: Portfolio Advice Thread
All that being said, I’m a data engineer who Is touching Ja...
re: Portfolio Advice Thread
Thank you so much for this thorough review! I’ll definitely...
re: Dockerizing a Simple Python Process
That's a good idea for a future post. I don't have a specif...
re: Dockerizing a Simple Python Process
Additionally, it seemed a bit complicated to add another in...
re: Dockerizing a Simple Python Process
Oh, I completely misunderstood your comment. Sorry! There'...
re: Dockerizing a Simple Python Process
Pushing an image to Dockerhub makes it available in a wider...
re: Dockerizing a Simple Python Process
I had no idea but this is great information. I will update ...
re: Does programming professionalise anxiety?
Sorry, I’m not quite sure I understand. What exactly are yo...
re: Why I wear purple lipstick and code skirts
I am so glad for you that that has been your experience. Ho...
re: On a jet plane…
It looks like the image links for "Blue zippered kit with m...
re: Portfolio Advice Thread
In fact it is! I link to his page in the contents there!
re: Portfolio Advice Thread
I'm actually in the process of redoing my personal site rig...
re: Why I wear purple lipstick and code skirts
I mean, I agree that the way you dress should not affect th...
re: Papers We Love - Reflecting on Trusting Trust
It's immensely complicated, because the internet as we know...
re: Papers We Love - Reflecting on Trusting Trust
Section 230 is basically what protects YouTube from respons...
re: Papers We Love - Reflecting on Trusting Trust
Unauthorized access to computer systems is already a serio...
re: Daily Coding Puzzles - Nov 4th - Nov 9th
Oh, I know almost nothing about Go. I'm specifically using ...
re: Daily Coding Puzzles - Oct 29th - Nov 2nd
Idk that this is an actual good Go solution - I'm not a Go ...
re: Daily Coding Puzzles - Oct 29th - Nov 2nd
You've got me on a go kick, and now I'm going back and doin...
re: Daily Coding Puzzles - Nov 4th - Nov 9th
Haha nice. Honestly, I'm just so used to copy/pasting emoji...
re: Daily Coding Puzzles - Nov 4th - Nov 9th
Honestly, I just came out here to have a good time and I'm ...
re: Daily Coding Puzzles - Nov 4th - Nov 9th
Go func Last(w string) (result []string) { l := stri...
re: Daily Coding Puzzles - Nov 4th - Nov 9th
I think the possible "gotcha" here is that they do not want...
re: Daily Coding Puzzles - Nov 4th - Nov 9th
Go func Scramble(str1 string, str2 string) (result bool)...
re: Daily Coding Puzzles - Nov 4th - Nov 9th
Go func Guess(bStart int, rStart int, bGone int, rGone i...
re: Daily Coding Puzzles - Nov 4th - Nov 9th
Possibly dumb question - what does KYU stand for?
re: Daily Coding Puzzles - Nov 4th - Nov 9th
Go func Product(nums []int)(x int) { x = 1 for ...
re: Daily Coding Puzzles - Nov 4th - Nov 9th
Go func Difference(a []int, b []int) (diff []int) { ...
re: Daily Coding Puzzles - Nov 4th - Nov 9th
Ooh. I tried to do Advent of Code in Go last year, but AoC ...
re: Daily Coding Puzzles - Nov 4th - Nov 9th
List comprehensions are truly a gift.
re: Papers We Love!
The #pwl tag makes sense to me. Unless we can come up with ...
re: Converting a csv writer from Python 2 to Python 3
2to3 just identified the issues with print statements. Tech...
re: What can tech employers do to support your mental health?
Ooh, that's a good point. I definitely want to work to dest...
re: #bestofdev on Inclusion
Yes, because nothing of that is relevant for your job, you...
re: #bestofdev on Inclusion
If you are responsible for filling positions in your compa...
re: Encouraging others to write blog posts
Oof. If you manage to crack the code of getting developers ...
re: Welcome Thread - v21
The Hitchhiker's Guide to Python is a classic, and I would ...
re: What can tech employers do to support your mental health?
In general, flexible work from home policy when you're not ...
re: Papers We Love!
I think I can probably scare one up :) Edit: I've definite...
re: What are you not interested in learning?
The Dvorak keyboard layout. I had a coworker a few years a...
re: What can tech employers do to support your mental health?
Considering the context of the post, this is in poor taste.
re: Papers We Love!
So we have three votes for ethics, two for gamification, an...
re: Project idea: dev.to book exchange
I have several books that I have no idea what to do with. I...
re: #AdventOfCode: What language are you using?
I tried to do Go last year, got a few days in, and ended up...
re: Degree, Bootcamp, or Self-Taught: Thoughts on How to Choose
I went to a Bootcamp back in the era when they were relativ...
re: Getting started with code mindfulness exercises
I've gone ahead and edited the post to talk about code mind...
re: 📊 Languages' Popularity on DEV
I like SQLAlchemy a lot. Some of my friends think it doesn'...
re: 📊 Languages' Popularity on DEV
Yeah definitely! What's your poison: Django ORM or SQLAlch...
re: Getting started with code mindfulness exercises
That's super good to know about it being a disrespectful te...
re: Challenge yourself this #codevember!
Oh gosh. I didn't even know there was a thing called Codeve...
re: 📊 Languages' Popularity on DEV
Excellent. Thank you for the follow suggestions. There are ...
re: 📊 Languages' Popularity on DEV
Ooh good point. I know this site is very web focused right ...
re: Did your workplace do anything for Halloween?
The SRE team at my office (which I’m kind of on? It’s compl...
re: Did you earn your Hacktoberfest t-shirt?
I did! I wanted to do more, but I spent the first half of t...
re: Should I buy a kindle?
I love my Kindle so much for fiction and narrative nonficti...
re: Should I buy a kindle?
I have a paperwhite - I think it's maybe a year and a half ...
re: Rails quick tips #4: Keep your bundle secure with bundler-audit
This is the first time I've heard of GuardRails. I'm lookin...
re: Essential quality of life terminal improvements
Go for it! Just link it back to the original please. I’m re...
re: Has becoming a developer changed you?
I feel like I'm more likely to see a problem and feel empow...
re: Say something nice about another DEV member
@aspittel is super welcoming, knowledgeable, and informativ...
re: How Can We Keep On A Tech Side
There are some smart, engaged people here trying to brainst...
re: Quick and dirty .htaccess for small personal sites
NGINX (pronounced "engine x") has a more robust feature set...
re: How Can We Keep On A Tech Side
The noun would be “steamroller” and the verb is “steamrolle...
re: How Can We Keep On A Tech Side
I've seen quite a bit of handwringing across the community ...
re: Quick and dirty .htaccess for small personal sites
Definitely makes sense to put static resources on Amazon S3...
re: Essential quality of life terminal improvements
I am just so reluctant to learn a whole new thing. I'm busy...
re: Py in 5: List Comprehensions
Oh no! Sorry to jump the gun. I've been really enjoying you...
re: Py in 5: List Comprehensions
Excellent explainer! It's also worth noting that comprehens...
re: Quick and dirty .htaccess for small personal sites
Definitely, if you're working on a project where web server...
re: Essential quality of life terminal improvements
The art I use on my other workstation is much friendlier :P...
re: Help test the DEV beta app!
Loving the app so far except for one thing - when I try to ...
re: Essential quality of life terminal improvements
Ooh. That one is new to me and I’m very excited to try it ...
re: Welcome Thread - v19
I will definitely update you with any useful data engineeri...
re: How to get the most out of DEV
I love this idea of boosting other people's posts in a best...
re: An Organizer's Guide to Pronoun Buttons
Vladimir stopped engaging with me after I invoked the Parad...
re: How to get the most out of DEV
That's definitely a common theme I'm seeing in the comments...
re: How to get the most out of DEV
For sure. I definitely don't have any answers either, but I...
re: How to get the most out of DEV
So, it sounds like you would like to see more user driven t...
re: Don't comment out your unit tests!
You mean the unicorn in the react emoji? I think it's up to...
re: How to get the most out of DEV
Thanks so much for linking to these articles! They all soun...
re: What do you to wind down after a weekday?
The Headspace app is a really great way to force yourself t...
re: How to get the most out of DEV
I love the idea of doing like, a group read of code, or a r...
re: How to get the most out of DEV
Highly relatable content. Commenting on this site is making...
re: Reminder to follow the code of conduct
That makes total sense. I was going to ask some follow up q...
re: Do you have guards? or do you work at night?
Echoing what a lot of people have said here - on call rotat...
re: Reminder to follow the code of conduct
Just out of curiosity - there are several people here posti...
re: Don't comment out your unit tests!
When I was working on a monolithic Django application with ...
re: What types of features typically lead to lots of tech debt?
Any time someone wants to get an ad hoc notification as a r...
re: An Organizer's Guide to Pronoun Buttons
I mean. We're venturing into Paradox of Tolerence territory...
re: An Organizer's Guide to Pronoun Buttons
If you show up at my event are rude to the other guests, yo...
re: An Organizer's Guide to Pronoun Buttons
Comparing a nonbinary person letting you know how to treat ...
re: An Organizer's Guide to Pronoun Buttons
I mean, if you’re an event organizer and you want to run an...
re: An Organizer's Guide to Pronoun Buttons
Ooh. Color coded photo lanyards are also A+
re: An Organizer's Guide to Pronoun Buttons
Thank you so much for writing this! We need more go-to guid...
re: How do you deal with One-upmanship ?
This is one of my least favorite responses! I see blog post...
re: Up your git game with --patch
That's so interesting! For me, waiting until you've complet...
re: Let’s make life easier for autistic folks at work!
I've never seen a personal README before, but I love it and...
re: Deploying Flask on AWS Lambda
I'm just starting to get into and understand serverless arc...
re: Up your git game with --patch
I haven't. I actually have never made an animated gif, but ...
re: Got Any Advice for Early-Career Programmers?
Go to meetups and conferences. Listen to people who are mo...
re: dev.to Show us your octocat alter ego
Too many books. So little time.
re: Up your git game with --patch
Article has been updated to reflect this, and I added a bit...
re: Up your git game with --patch
Oh, that was an oversight on my part. Thanks for catching t...
re: Evolution of My Personal Site
I used to have a wordpress blog on WPEngine that I was cons...
re: Welcome Thread - v19
I registered about a month ago, but I've only really spent ...
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