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Welcome Thread - v15

dev.to staff on August 16, 2018

Hey there! Welcome to dev.to! Welcome! Leave a comment below to introduce yourself! You can talk about what brought you here, what y...
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luisandrestobon

Hello, my name is Luis. I'm from Colombia. I'm an electronic engineer but I love to code. I'm not a pro in this, but I try my best to learn every day. I'm learning Angular 6 right now. My favorite non-coding hobby is perhaps to travel. That's it, thanks a lot.

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Benjamin Calderon

Saludos Luis!
I'm a developer but I'm in love with embedded dev, embedded Linux, microcontrollers and such (ST32 HAL is beautiful in my opinion!)

Anyways, welcome!

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Stephen E. Chiang

here's one way:

const myFunc = (number) => 
  number === 1 ? 0 : number === 0 ? 1 : null;

myFunc(1)
// 0

myFunc(0)
// 1

myFunc(2)
// null
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nilson

Hola yo soy NiluX o Linux

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zarulyakuza

:) nice

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henrygmoshugi

Oh yes embedded is most in use this days and grow like multiply as everyone now know streaming even small companies and organisations going for streaming

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Joredjs

Good!! I´m from Colombia too !!

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Fareedah Amzah

Hello Luis. Good to have you here

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Jose Pablo Obando Gonzalez

Hello !!

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Manoj Kumar

Hi Sir, Can You answer this question??
Write a vanilla javascript program that returns 0 when input is 1 and 1 when input is 0. Do not use if, for, while, switch, do statements. Write as many implementation as you can think of (minimum 4 ways).

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luisandrestobon

Hello. Well, I think this is it:

f1 = (input) => { return (1+input)%2 };

f1(0); // 1
f1(1); // 0

f2 = (input) => { return (1-input)%2 };

f2(0); // 1
f2(1); // 0

f3 = (input) => { return ~input&1 };

f3(0); // 1
f3(1); // 0

f4 = (input) => { return +!input };

f4(0); // 1
f4(1); // 0

I'm waiting for your comments about it. Thank you.

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Samson Wanjihia

return [1, 0][input]

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Hwang, Geon Gu

Nice to meet you Luis.

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Javier Garcia

Nice! :) What kind of projects do you work in as an Electronic Engineer?

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luisandrestobon

Well, nothing exciting. I worked for a medical company for about 7 years, but my job was to install, repair and do maintenance to medical devices. Right now my job is in the management area... kind of boring sometimes, but a job is a job ;)

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zarulyakuza

hmm.... i need the .. have a example??

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Ryan Ordway

Hello!

My name is Ryan and I'm a systems admin pretending to be a programmer. Looking to learn from others and hopefully give back too! Most of my experience is on the Systems/Ops side, with most of my programming being of the integration/monitoring/back end fun variety.

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David G. Johnson

As a fellow pretender, it's great to see you here, Ryan!

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Sarah Chima

Welcome, Ryan. You'll surely learn a lot here.

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ohffs

I've just switched back to programming after a 10-15yr stint as a sysadmin - not having to fret about dodgy disk drives or power outages is the main plus point so far ;-)

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Dr Imhotep AlBasiel • Edited on

That sounds like a lot of fun I'm the CEO of a company and I'm not very good at programming the software firm that I developed we have over 300 developers so I don't really have to be good at coding but I have to be good at Concepts and business management but I'm really good at reading people being able to read people is really important in software development and business which is what I excel in I do code for fun with unity and JavaScript. I really should be better at coding but when you have 300 software engineers and you an American company it gives you a lot of clout and imagination to make your ideas come to life rapidly started a game development company with my four Sons because teaching him about business and technology. I thought was really important for what better way to do that than to teach business Concepts and basic development then to make your own games.

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Dr Imhotep AlBasiel

What you see in your inner eye can become your reality

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Daniyar Zhadyrassyn

Sounds cool! Good luck to you!

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Fareedah Amzah

Hi Ryan. You make it sound fun.

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Sameer Jadhav #JA4Me

Hello Ryan! Great to meet you. What technologies do you use for automation being a sysadmin?

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Matthew Hudson

Programming can have a steep learning curve. Don't let that discourage you.
For starters:
-Pick ONE language to start with.
-WRITE lots of code. If you don't know what to write, try Project Euler. They have many small puzzles to solve.
-READ other people's code.

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Atta

Hi everyone,

My name is Atta and I am a Software Engineer with over 5 years of experience. I mostly work as a full stack developer in Java, Spring Boot, Angular and Node.js. I would love to explore and contribute meaningfully to dev.to.

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Javier Garcia

Welcome! :)

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Ahsan Naveed

Hello Everyone,

My name is Ahsan Naveed. I am a 4th year Computing Science student looking forward to exploring this community and learning more from Y'all!

Best,
Ahsan

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David Brewer

Hello Ahsan!

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David Brewer

Hello!

My name is David. I work as a Software Engineer on backend servers running Spring Boot. I can't remember how I found out about dev.to but I'm happy to be here and be involved in this community.

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Daniyar Zhadyrassyn

Cool! What resources do you use to learn Spring boot framework?

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Cees Timmerman

Hi all, I've been coding since 1996 and am currently overwhelmed by the many different frameworks and tech stacks. Even in Python (Why use asyncio instead of concurrent?). Same reason I quit Magic: The Gathering for 15 years when phasing was added after cumulative upkeep and one had to memorize those rules.

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Javier Garcia

I quit Magic too when they kept on adding more and more rules rofl

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Cees Timmerman • Edited on

Fortunately, new rules are now explained on the cards themselves, and many have smartphones to look up rules online.

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adigautam

Hello, my name is Aditya. I am from India, currently working in USA. I am working in Quality Assurance field but interested in learning on how to code. I am learning Python and hoping to learn & share a lot in this forum. Thanks!

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Frederik 👨‍💻➡️🌐 Creemers

Hi Aditya, welcome to the community :). I hope you find it useful.

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Ohad Eder-Pressman

Hi all, my name is Ohad. I've been writing code since I was 13 years old and still consider programming and its various abstractions (logical reasoning, etc) as one of the main tools I use in my life. I started with computer graphics programming in what is known as the Demoscene and in recent history have been building web projects of all sorts and kinds.

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Liana Felt (she/her)

Hey welcome to dev.to! How/why did you transition into web development?

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Ohad Eder-Pressman

Hey Liana, it was a pretty natural thing as more and more of my time as a user moved to using web apps/sites as opposed to then-native apps.

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Sarah Chima

Welcome Ohad

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Ben Halpern

Welcome!

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Dikshant Patodia

Hi all,

I am a Front-end Engineer who love to code and develop web apps and websites in ReactJS with an inclination towards creating meaningful components and styling up with Material UI and SCSS (also know many other CSS frameworks ;)

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Arik

Great to have you Dikshant!

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Gireesh kademani • Edited on

Hi Dev's

Gireesh Kademani here, soo called Software Engineer(Gopher) with over 2+ year of experience, i work mostly on 'GO' and C# for most of bank applications for forex.

Learning, Exploring and Sharing is the moto of life.

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Arik

Great having you Gireesh. Why you say so-called?

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Enky79

Hello everyone! I am Enky! I found this app through Github. I think it looks fantastic and I am really eager to contribute to this community! I am studying machine learning and I normally code in Python, but I am learning Javascript on the side. I am mainly interested in machine learning, game development and web development. Open source projects really fascinate me and I really want to contribute to one and start getting that experience.

Nice to meet you guys all! :)

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Arik

happy to have you here! yes, open source is one of the finest ways to learn real-world programming

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Enky79

Thank you!

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David G. Johnson

Hi my name is David and I'm a digital marketer with a longtime fascination with coding that goes back to GW-BASIC in the early 80s. I've always loved automating things, and so today I'm learning Node.js to connect APIs. I've been involved the open source community for more than 10 years. My favorite non-coding hobby is motorcycling. It's great to be here!

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Daniyar Zhadyrassyn

Sounds great! I'm also learning Node.js. 10 years in open source community? Amazing!

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José Antonio Domínguez

Hello Devs! My name is Jose Antonio. I'm from Tandil a village in the center of Buenos Aires, Argentina. I'm a student of Systems Engineering. My interests as a developer are broad, from design and implement nice looking interfaces to solving algorithmic problems. I've worked in Web Development for the past 5 years and I hope to be able to share my dev travels and hear yours!

Regards!

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Kevin Cocquyt

Been working in the IT business since 2001 but never felt too confident to share my knowledge with the rest of the community. Started out programming cash registers using proprietary software, dipped my toes into .NET on my next job when it first came out but the next couple of years were mostly building webforms (just forms!) so not that exciting. Tried to go into consultancy next to experience newer things but, except for 1 excellent job (before I went on a world trip), never really got me anywhere until I found my current (fixed) job. Assisted in introducing .NET MVC into the company, been able to learn on the job and applying the latest in tech, project after project... Azure, JS frameworks as Knockout and Vue, self-hosted services... Always after extensive research about whether we could/should use it or not, creating a fond knowledge about different kinds of things, resulting in enough confidence to start sharing stuff. Hopefully, this will last as other (skilled) developers will eventually review the things I will write :)

PS: About my favorite non-coding hobby. That would be ice-hockey, active as a goalie and passive as a crazy San Jose Sharks fan.
PPS: I'm Belgian!

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Deef

Welcome Kevin. Yes, it's me. Your colleague.😊

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Kevin Cocquyt

Then I'm glad I only said positive things about my current job :D

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Suhel Chakraborty

Hi, I'm Suhel, from India. I'm a software engineer, working as an Android developer. I'm experienced in NodeJS, VueJS, iOS(Swift), MongoDB and some others. I just love learning new technologies in every field and try to implement them. I love driving, talking, being creative, discussing about new ideas. I hope to add some value here.

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Arik

Welcome aboard Suhel. Having you here already adding value. I'm sure others would love to hear your personal experience with the technologies you mentioned.

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Rushikesh

Hello my Name is Rushikesh, i am a college student and blogger as well as admin of online activities of my class and friends.
I feel better to help other and solve the problems :)
I work with php, java, mysql, oracle, mssql, linux and hacking (pentesting)

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Daniyar Zhadyrassyn

Sounds great! Keep learning and practicing =)

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Rushikesh

Thank's for appreciation :)

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Yash Verma

Hi,

My name is Yash, and I am a software engineer from India. I've studied a lot of theory on Data Science subjects such as predictive modelling, inferential statistics and touched base on machine learning and NLP. I am here to hopefully learn about how to practically implement what I've learnt. Oh and my favorite non-coding hobby is playing DotA 2

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Peter Kim Frank

Welcome to the DEV Community! We're happy to have you here :)

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Slobdan ili nista

Hello, I,m Slobodan (short Sloba), I work as full stack JS developer, I,m also interested in CG, AI, CV and software in general. I am learning all of that in my spare time. I am open to different approaches for software development and I think that makes me a better developer.

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Honza

Hey everybody! My name is Honza and I’m a Bohemian. No really, I actually come from Bohemia, which is nowadays a part of the Czech Republic. Nice to join the Dev community. I found dev.to on twitter. There was that heading addressing the exact problem I’m facing right now - we’re goong to get another person on the team and I need to pass onto him/her quite a lot of knowledge. Well, coincidence or not - I found some useful advice from other devs and that convinced me to sign up. I’m hoping to connect with more like-minded people.

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Geoff Fellows

Hello. I'm Geoff. I'm from regional Australia. I'm a retired academic. I've taught lots of IT related stuff over the years. Now I teach seniors how to use computers as a volunteer. Using computers is hard for many people. I'm good at making them seem easy.

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Arik

Nice! The world definitely needs people to make computers simpler, approachable and less overwhelming. Great to have you.

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Avalander

Programming is a bit confusing in the beginning, but you'll get the hang of it soon enough, just keep practising!

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Daniyar Zhadyrassyn

Hello, world! My name is Daniyar. I am 21 years old and I am from Kazakhstan.

I found this community by looking at "Trending github repos". One of the repos was "dev.to". I found dev.to cool, especially the design part. I wanted to see source code, but I do not understand Ruby, unfortunately =) .

I work as a full-stack developer. Btw, I have started #730DaysOfSuperHero challenge so each day I try to push myself to do something. In programming world, I consider myself as a beginner. Hope to become cool developer soon at least I am giving it a try now;)

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Arik

Great to have you! I think you're already a cool developer.

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Daniyar Zhadyrassyn

Thank you so much for this kind of warm words!

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Vinod Kumar Kayartaya • Edited on

Hi. My name is Vinod and I am from Bangalore, India. I am a freelance developer, consultant and a trainer. I teach software to corporate companies and via online means. I share my classroom code via github (github.com/kayartaya-vinod/) and have some tutorials at my website (vinod.co).

These days, mostly my trainings are on Reactjs, Angular, Java and Python.

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Daniyar Zhadyrassyn

Cool! I believe people learn a lot when teaching. Good luck to you!

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pfmabry

Hi Gang my name is Paul but my friends call me Skydivedad. I made my first Skydive in 1976 as a member of the U.S. Army (Airborne Infantry, HdQtrs HdQtrs 525 Military Intelligence Co. 18th Airborne Corp also known as the Sky Dragons) and have accumulated 2562 Civilian and 86 Military Jumps. I am a Master Licensed Skydiver in good standing by the United States Parachute Association, our governing body here in the States. All my jumps are logged in my log book and verified by signature and license number of a fellow USPA Member/Licensed Skydivers or Pilots who witnessed or participated in the skydive. I have skydives logged in 28 different States, 12 Countries and on 4 different Continents (North & South America, Europe and Asia working on adding Africa). Each and everyone of my skydives (other than the Military Jumps) were Fun and never for money. I learned early on not to mix my Sport and my livelihood. I participated in 2 Skydiving World Record attempts neither of which were successful records but a hell of a lot of fun. World Class Level Skydiving and World/Master Level Programming share many of the same necessary traits such as continuous discipline, ongoing continuous learning & training, a constant stream of new technologies, tools and techniques, a never quit attitude is an absolute must, overcoming fear especially when the aircrafts door is opened at 20,000 feet and you're first out as a floater actually hanging on outside the plane waiting for the green light which you can't see so you rely on your teammates inside (Team work is so important in Skydiving where mistakes doing a 200 MPH head down formation dive can break bones and other such things. This Sport requires a sort of resolve that only comes with experience, which only comes from exiting the aircraft when the light turns green, this is just like the sort of resolve I encounter with the World's top Developers. Developers/Programmers like Skydivers always look to improve and aren't afraid of painful honest self evaluations because they realize it is the only way forward.
(My answer to question number 3 above)

I've been lurking this site for a while now as I'm not much of a joiner (30+ years in aerospace development tends to jade oneself) but after realizing this is a really worthwhile site with a genuine mission to advance my fellow Devs and Programmers I joined as a Patron. My hope is to become a positive and helpful member whenever I can and to realize I gain most by giving most!
All The Best
Paul

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Mee Lana

Hi All, My name is Milan Rawal, I'm 29 yrs old boy from Nepal. I have been doing web-backend programming in ruby and rails for past 4 yrs. I love computer science and cosmic science. I enjoy travelling new places, star gazing playing online games.

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Arik

Great to have you!

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deepak215216

Hello, I am Deepak, I am from India and I just started my Internet life. I love to learn and help other to learn. I just started python programming, about 3 months ago I dont have any laptop or Internet connection but due to youtube tutorials. Now I own my personal laptop and I am learning A.I with python programming language.
Thanks a lot.

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Ben Halpern

Good luck!!!

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deepak215216

Thanks for good wishes...

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Kelly Burke • Edited on

Hi all! I'm a front-end developer working on a few open source projects. I enjoy React and Material-UI.

My main projects are:
github.com/builderbook/builderbook/
github.com/async-labs/saas

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Ben Halpern

Welcome Kelly!

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Tettei Shahday-Annang

I have worked as a Network Technician for the past 6 years - from working at an internt café to medium-sized firms. I've studied almost everything completely by myself. Aside from networking, I learnt about WordPress development which landed me contracts with individuals and startups. I've developed almost all sites for free with the aim of sharpening my skills.

I've set out to move beyond my comfort zone, taking coding seriously, thereby becoming a full-stack web developer! I'm learning JavaScript right now, NodeJS will be next.

I've been reading dev.to articles for a while now and finally decided to join. God bless you for the awesome articles. ❤️

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Arik

Welcome aboard Tettei!

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Tettei Shahday-Annang

Thanks Arik.

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mahdiASC • Edited on

Hello Dev World 🌎!

My name is Mahdi and I'm a web dev educator working for a non-profit in New York called All Star Code. I've been building the technical curriculum for a little over 2 years now and loving it.

I'm always striving to learn more and am currently pursuing the android nanodegree at Udacity (big thanks to the Grow with Google initiative for the opportunity!)

I love discovering new things in web dev, software development, or mobile 📱.

Hmm, favorite non-coding hobby...I enjoy working with my hands, so I'm usually building stuff around the house 🏡 or office 🏢 (furniture, toys, puzzles). I also make a pretty good three bean chili (if I do say so myself!)

I've been reading dev.to articles for a while now and finally decided to join. Thanks for providing a platform for great content👏!

Best,
Mahdi

Edit: forgot to put my 2+ emoji per document self-imposed requirement now that I've discovered `Windows + ;` opens the emoji keyboard 😎

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Copelia

Hi everyone! I'm Copelia from Mexico City. I'm here because I was reading a post about the filter method. I'm currently learning Javascript. I really like the challenging feeling that learning to program can bring, sometimes it could be so frustrating but from one moment to the next (when your code runs) you could be the most happiest person in the world.
My favorite non-coding hobby is riding my road bike on weekends and eating desserts hehehe. Also I'm an urban cyclist (:

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Arik

Great to have you Copelia.

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Angelos

Hello, my name is Angelos. I live in Thessaloniki, Greece. I am currently working for a private retailer. I have recently started learning Python on Codecademy. I am here to learn and get better. I am interested in software development. My goal is to create an application for education purposes. Happy to be part of the community!

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KARTHIK SARAVANAN • Edited on

Hi, I'm Karthik from India, last four years working in web development, now learning Angular 6 and node js, "I know I'm not a dedicated coder, but I'm an average performer". Just doing the job to earn money, that's all.

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Artemis Tobias

Hello, my name is Doug and I am from The United States. I am currently in school for Software Development and I am hoping to get my feet wet in full stack web development. I have been tinkering with computers and electronics in general since 1993, my first computer was a Packard Bell C110 with a 120MHz Pentium! I am hoping to network with like minded people and look forward to partaking in an awesome community.

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Daniel Millier

Hey! My name is Daniel, and I'm from Kingston, Ontario. About to start my 2nd year in my 3 year computer programming program at SLC and I can't wait! I love to code and learn; currently learning Vue. I'm not a pro by any means, but have a basic understanding of how to build a simple express server with Node :) My current stack is Vue on the frontend and Node on the back. And yeah, just wanted to say hi! :)

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Jermaine Oppong

Great to meet you here Daniel.

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Karen Yearwood

Hello, my name is Karen. I'm from Brooklyn NY and have only been coding for 6 months and I love it. I'm a former junior high school math teacher who is relaunching herself on a new career path. Looking forward to learning and being a part of this community!

By the way, my favorite non-coding hobby is origami.

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Petr Muller

Hello everyone, I'm Petr, currently with Red Hat here in Brno, Czech Republic. I am lurking on dev.to Twitter for a while already and decided I might as well join. I tend to work on the blurry line between development and quality engineering, currently more on the development side, taking care of CI/CD for OpenShift. When not coding, I play football (the one involving feet and ball) and I recently returned to playing Magic the Gathering.

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Samuel Okellogum

Hello, my name is Samuel. I am from Uganda. I love to code and have a 4 year's experience. I major in Python, PHP, C# and Java. I want to keep learning because this is a very interesting field. Hope to share our thoughts together as a developer community.

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Giacomo Tesio

Hi, I'm Giacomo, I'm a programmer from Italy.

In 20 years I've done a lot of programming in several fields, but currently I hack financial applications by day and operating systems and networking protocols by night.

At times I also debunk IT bullshit on Medium.

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Prashant Chaudhari • Edited on

Hey there. I'm Prashant from India. I am a self taught developer and currently learning some Advance JS and working on some personal projects. Apart from coding i sometimes to UI / UX Design, I am not good at but learning slowly.

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Jorge Rojas López

Hi! My name is Jorge. I'm from Mazatlán, México.

My favorite non-coding hobby: painting

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Kelvin Wangonya

Welcome to the community Jorge!

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James Turner

Hello world! I'm James and am from Australia.

Found dev.to from following various people on twitter and have read a number of interesting posts. I thought it was time that I created an account and can hopefully pass on some interesting or useful information to others.

My first lines of code was some HTML when I was ten. Eight years later, I was graduating university and got a job as a website developer. Now another seven years on, I am the Lead .Net Developer at that same place.

I don't really have any non-coding hobbies but one random non-coding thing I have started doing recently is learning French (70 days in with Duolingo).

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Sobhit Kumar • Edited on

Hi Everyone,
My name is Sobhit. I am software developer with graduation in mechanical engineering. I really enjoy coding and learning about new technologies.
Recently i started to play chess and really like it. I really like playing chess in my free time.

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