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Welcome Thread - v24

Hey there! Welcome to dev.to!

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Leave a comment below to introduce yourself to the community!✌️

  1. Leave a comment below to introduce yourself! You can talk about what brought you here, what you're learning, or just a fun fact about yourself.

  2. Reply to someone's comment and say hello or ask them a question. 👋

  3. Or answer this question: what do you enjoy most about programming?

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Daniel Vera

Hola a todos. Escribo en español con la esperanza de encontrar más desarrolladores hispanos con los que pueda compartir conocimientos por este medio.

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Michael Tharrington

Hola Daniel. Primer cosa, español no es mi primer idioma... lo siento si digo algo mal. Pero, quiero aprender a hablar (y escribir) mejor porque acabo de regresar de Costa Rica y quiero moverme alli. De todos modos, nada más que decir, bienvenido a DEV. :-)

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Daniel Vera

Hola Michael.
Descuida. Se entiende perfecto y claro.
Costa Rica es un hermoso país. Yo estoy cerca (Panamá). Gracias por la bienvenida.
La verdad se está será una comunidad hispana muy acogedora.
Saludos 👋🏻

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Michael Tharrington

Gracias, Daniel!

Y, estoy de acuerdo en que Costa Rica es muy hermosa. Debo admitir que tuve que usar la ayuda de Google para la última oración. :-)

Estoy pensando en mudarme a Puerto Viejo con mi esposa... muy cerca Panamá. Entonces, tal vez seamos vecinos. :-P

Saludos!

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Daniel Vera

Excelente
En todo caso Bienvenido a Centroamérica:)

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Gabriela Amundarain

Hey, con respecto a lo de traducir artículos, está muy buena la herramienta de DeepL, realmente es muy precisa (muchísimo más que GTranslate) y su uso no comercial es gratuito :)

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Daniel Vera

Hola Gabriela.
No la conocía. La acabo de probar y de verdad que tiene mejores resultados que Google Translate. Gracias👍🏻

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Jafet Benítez

¡Hola a todos! Saludos desde República Dominicana.

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Daniel Vera

Hola Jafet. Bienvenido!

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Juan F Gonzalez

Yo también soy desarrollador hispano aunque ando encubierto en este sitio e_e ;)

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Daniel Vera

Excelente camarada.
Quizás la iniciativa y el contenido que podamos aportar sea el catalizador del surgimiento de una comunidad nueva en este sitio 🙌🏻

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Juan F Gonzalez

De hecho había estado compartiendo lo que aprendo por acá con unos compañeros pero me parece interesante la idea de motivar la creación de una sub comunidad para otros colegas latinos.

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Daniel Vera

Claro que sí.
Creo que sería un buen aporte. Sobre todo para aquellas personas hispanas que no dominan o dominan parcialmente el inglés.
Inclusive aparte de los aportes personales creo que sería interesante traducir post de interes al español.

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Luis F. Peña

Hola estoy totalmente de acuerdo seria interesante asi muchos que no dominan el ingles se motivarian a unirse.

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Daniel Vera

Claro que si. Empezaré posteando algunos temas esperando sean de su interés. 👍🏻

¿Qué temáticas sugieren?

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Luis F. Peña

particularmente temas de herramientas o tecnologias por que asi se puede ser un poco mas agnostico y no enfocarse en un lenguaje. Si necesitas ayuda con algun tema estoy disponible.

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lechediaz

Yo pensaba que la página era de puros gringos jajajaja. Que bueno saber que si hay una buena cantidad de hispanohablantes.

Saludos desde Colombia.

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Daniel Vera

Saludos lechediaz!

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Sergio Daniel Xalambrí

Hola 👋

Argentino 🇦🇷 viviendo en Perú 🇵🇪 por acá.

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Daniel Vera

Saludos Sergio.
Ecuatoriano 🇪🇨 viviendo en Panamá 🇵🇦
Parece que si hay quorum de hispanos :)

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Sergio Daniel Xalambrí

Somos muchos, en todas partes, pero se habla principalmente inglés acá, aunque hay varios artículos en español, no estoy seguro cual es la postura de DEV sobre el contenido en otros idiomas.

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Sergio Daniel Xalambrí • Edited

It could be interesting to know actually, @ben is there any problem to write content in another language aside of English? eg. Spanish. I saw a few in the past but I'm not sure what's the official position from the admins, I have a lot of tutorials in Spanish I would like to cross-post here :)

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Daniel Vera

Pues sería muy beneficioso para aquellos que no dominan el idioma. Una buena forma de democratizar la información.

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nirmala12345

hello

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Daniel Vera

Saludos!

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Marcelo Forclaz

Hola Daniel, soy de Argentina. Un gusto conocerte.

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Daniel Vera

Hola Marcelo! El gusto es mío.

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Daniel Rodriguez del Villar Trimarchi

Hola Daniel! Cómo estás? Otro hispano por acá! Cuando quieras conversar sobre JS o React, solo avísame ;)

Gusto en conocerte

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Daniel Vera

Hola tocayo. Claro que si.
Será muy interesante compartir conocimientos.
Saludos

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edsphinx

Hola soy de Honduras, y acabo de unirme, soy desarrollador Android y actualmente involucrando en el desarrollo en Ethereum.

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Daniel Vera

Hola.
Bienvenido a la comunidad. 👋🏻

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eungam

Hi everyone! I'm Eline, 24 from Paris, France! I want to make a change in my life/career and learn web development. I'm following CS50 on edx and freecodecamp for now :) Excited to meet you all, and if you're a beginner come talk to me! :D

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Ana Maria Benites Ro

hi there!! so cool you are doing freecodecamp and CS50, I have done both and enjoyed it :)

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Frankline

Hi Eline,am a beginner interested in Web development.Currently am into JavaScript ,HTML CSS .I'll be glad to hear from you

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Da2@ciri3dg

Use it or lose it. I'm an aged analyst involved in system Integration. I just would like to throw in my 'two cents worth' of insights.

For example, most beginners are 'gungho' to get started without knowing the 'terrain' they're in. There's FRONT-END, BACK-END and FULL-STACK DEVELOPMENT. Do they even know and understand those terms?

The popular issue is what language to get into without knowing the necessary skill sets to thrive... CONTROL STRUCTURES - CONSTRUCTS and DATA STRUCTURES - DATASTRUCTS are fundamental concepts...

Good luck 😨

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Paul J. Haddick • Edited

This resonated for me. In all things a fundamental approach will always be the most sound. I'm well more an 'imposter' than Ms. Ashley Petitpas, but also I'm an engineering graduate M.S. Industrial Engr, with limited experiences in software development. Always have considered doing some deep dives as certain problems I'm interested in can likely be solved via politically astute application to software development, especially in machine learning and especially of the reinforcement type. But I well realize that a fundamental understanding of certain computer science topics is essential as is having a structured, rational approach to apply for every development project.

Can you suggest any thing else I should incorporate in my approach Da2@ciri3dg ?

My next trick is to perhaps take a SAS cert course for various reasons. BTW. Also thinking the MSFT Jr. Dev cert course will be helpful given the approach I've seen in the TOC.

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Paul J. Haddick

This is my first "hello" post to the community since just setting up here minutes ago.

Thank you.

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Frankline

Am interested in web and ain't sure whether am into frontend,vbackend or full stack,kindly advice please

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Da2@ciri3dg

Front-end would be a an easier way to start.

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Frankline

Thanks,and how will I go about it?

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Da2@ciri3dg

If you still don't know html & css, start with these MARKUP languages. Then pick a language php or python.

You also need to read on control & data structures (constructs & datastructs) to be able to program.

Hasta Mañana

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Ben Mulford

Hi! I’m fairly new to programming. It was a hobby for a long time, and in 2018 i decided to make it my career. I love problem solving and finding ways to automate repetitive and/or tedious tasks. It’s also neat to build something useful and see people enjoy using something I helped create. Happy to be a part of this community and hope to contribute.

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Dirk Strauss

Hey Ben! This is excellent. I am also a big fan of automating stuff. Microsoft Flow is my current go to automation tool :-)

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Ben Mulford

I’ll have to check out flow! Thanks!

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Kushal Ashok

Hey Everyone,

I am an iOS Developer from India, currently working in China. I have a keen interest in Swift and have recently started exploring React-Native. I enjoy solving problems and programming gives me various opportunities to solve technical problems. I am looking forward to learn from and share with this community.

Regards
Kushal Ashok

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Chukwunonso Orjiakor

Hey fellas, am Chukwunonso, Chuks for short. Am a computer science graduate based in Lagos, Nigeria. I'm an upcoming Full Stack web developer, but focusing on the front-end for now. I am strengthening my knowledge on JavaScript and hoping to get into React.js and some other framework soon.

I believe this platform is a good source of resources for progress in my career path, and I wish to utilize it to the fullest.

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Lautaro C

Hi guys! I’m Lautaro, Argentine currently living in São Paulo, Brazil.
I came here because of the 2018 rails conf. I got super curious about the site, and it’s true... it’s FAST.
I’m a Ruby in Rails developer working on a super ambitious project and I’m mainly here because I would like to learn more about “scaling” and “performance” (the dark side of rails).
Cheers!

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vinayak iyer

Hi everyone,

I'm Vinayak a freelancing student current overwhelmed by lot of new technologies and of course ever rising price of college books😑😑😂😂. I'm looking for someone to guide to the world of contribution's to Open Source. P.S DM me if you are interested.
Happy coding

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Andy Zhao (he/him)

Hey hey :) Welcome to dev.to! I really enjoy being able to solve problems with pretty much unlimited attempts. There's a lot of fun in being able to sandbox and experiment all different ways of figuring out a solution.

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Thana Annis

Hey, my name's Thana and I've been programming for 5 years now. I'm employed working on a Web Forms application and I'm a full stack developer. It's an old technology and wasn't written in a very maintainable way so I love getting to introduce new design patterns and concepts to the team, as well as refactor old sections of the code. In my spare time I try to work with MVC and WPF to get my feet wet in other frameworks.

Most days I absolutely love programming. There's nothing better than the rush you feel when you track down the exact line causing a bug, or when your code runs on the first try. It's never ever the same and you're free to be creative and try new things. It's an always evolving field where you write something you feel is "perfect", then look back on it a year from now with more experienced eyes and can find a way to improve it.

I kept getting suggestions to come read posts from this site and after reading enough that I enjoyed I figured it was time to join up.

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Dimage Sapelkin

Apparently what I like about programming is probably these things:

  • It's completely logical and controllable, unlike the reality that is uncertain, which sort of makes you feel powerful
  • You create something real out of pretty much nothing, and you can see your idea materializing
  • The ideas that you learn when you learn programming languages, platforms, frameworks and various approaches are often amazingly beautiful, which feels like a kind of art that only a developer can appreciate
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Yaovi

Hello everyone! I'm actually an UX designer diving my way into web-development.
I enjoyed programming for the first time with python (and that is way before becoming designer).
I'm actually learning development using the MERN stack.
I have crossed useful posts with real life topics and practices(not just tutorials) from Dev.to and that is why I'm here.
Really excited to be here!

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Karthikeyan

Hi there,

I am a full stack developer, technical architect and evangelist who work for a kick-ass financial organization based out of India. From a personal and professional perspective, we have been moving away from existing monolith to microservices based architecture and I am exploring Go & gRPC as an option for future development. Read a lot of nice articles here and would love to part of this community and contribute for the good cause.

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Francisco Rubial • Edited

Hi all. I am currently a student in computer engineering, likewise I am learning to specialize in javascript technologies, being even more specific, in react and node. I hope to learn a lot in the community, and if possible, meet people who are starting a path similar to mine, it does not matter if it is in other areas, or also meet people with experience from which to learn to learn a lot.

a greeting from Venezuela!

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konstantiuae

Hello,
Konstant Infosolutions is a web and mobile app development firm that carries over a decade of experience with UAE as one of its core service regions. With mobile solutions as its competency, the firm also deals in cloud solutions, IoT development, and offshore staffing.

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