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Sam Ringleman

Software Engineer && Husband && Father I suck at typing. I drink way too much coffee. I always love a good dad joke.

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R&D Software Engineer at booj

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Kafka Microservice using Nest Js

Excellent write up, quick concise and to the point! Thanks fo...

I used to be an engineer on the railroad, now I engineer software, Ask Me Anything!

I wish that I could add more hearts than just one to this!

I used to be an engineer on the railroad, now I engineer software, Ask Me Anything!

Oh thank you so much! So typical day is pay attention to ...

What are your programming goals for 2019?

What do you mean? Like building one?

If you mostly write code for your day-to-day, do you have plans to get promoted out of that situation?

Great points! I agree whole heartedly. There are always t...

If you mostly write code for your day-to-day, do you have plans to get promoted out of that situation?

You do architect the system. You put forth the standards th...

If you mostly write code for your day-to-day, do you have plans to get promoted out of that situation?

So I don't mind watching others code. The thing that I don'...

If you mostly write code for your day-to-day, do you have plans to get promoted out of that situation?

I'm down.

If you mostly write code for your day-to-day, do you have plans to get promoted out of that situation?

I cannot wait for this to become a reality for you! Don't ...

If you mostly write code for your day-to-day, do you have plans to get promoted out of that situation?

Thanks for the shout out! I agree with this so much. I don...

If you mostly write code for your day-to-day, do you have plans to get promoted out of that situation?

Enterprise Architect sounds right up my alley. I have a who...

If you mostly write code for your day-to-day, do you have plans to get promoted out of that situation?

That requires courage! And a whole lot more knowledge than ...

If you mostly write code for your day-to-day, do you have plans to get promoted out of that situation?

Oh man! You know how to kill it with these conversations. ...

Will software ever become "blue collar" work?

Beautifully said! I could not agree more with you on this...

Will software ever become "blue collar" work?

I really don't care for this perspective. In my mind, there i...

What does a developer say after solving a really hard bug?

Or better yet a rocket surgeon!

Stop Using Print and Die Statements

Awesome! I will do just that! And I don't use vscode. I am...

I've never become overly convinced that switch statements are that much cleaner than `if else if else if else if else`

As someone who has never had the chance to jump into a comp...

I've never become overly convinced that switch statements are that much cleaner than `if else if else if else if else`

Of course this depends on the context of the application th...

I've never become overly convinced that switch statements are that much cleaner than `if else if else if else if else`

Considering it rapidly speeds up your conditional statement...

Stop Using Print and Die Statements

Definitely! You will only get better and understand your co...

Stop Using Print and Die Statements

I may be a bit extreme in this article, I still use these s...

My Dog is a Therapist

I haven't read yet. I hearted because of the title. ❤️

What was the moment you realized you weren’t such a newbie anymore?

Sure plenty of tips. Absorb everything. Read everything...

What was the moment you realized you weren’t such a newbie anymore?

Exactly right! When you stop feeling overwhelmed with keepi...

What was the moment you realized you weren’t such a newbie anymore?

It is such a nice feeling being able to point others in the...

What was the moment you realized you weren’t such a newbie anymore?

I think we all still feel like a newb. Even years in. It'...

What was the moment you realized you weren’t such a newbie anymore?

Oh that's a good one! I need to invest more time in differe...

What was the moment you realized you weren’t such a newbie anymore?

When I successfully engineered an entire system. It took mont...

Friday Showcase

Man I don't know how you come up with all of this lol.

Friday Showcase

That is probably true and yours has prolly made you now mon...

Friday Showcase

Oh that is never a thing...

Friday Showcase

Your site is beautiful great job! @vuild said it best, a v...

Friday Showcase

Overpaid Designer of Pretentious Authority 🤣🤣🤣

Friday Showcase

Somethings according to what I have read yes. Concurrency m...

Friday Showcase

I don't have anything that I can directly show, however, I ...

Quick API Debugging Tip

I would love to read that post. Thank you for taking your ...

Dev 2K

I am absolutely amazed at the community on here. They are s...

What do you do if you're in the middle of a project and you realize it already exists in the world?

Keep going. What you make is not going to be the same produ...

Parents in tech, how do you balance your time between coding and playing with your kids?

I am so thankful that I asked. You delivered on much more t...

CSS Face

What can be accomplished with a language that is as misunde...

How to Get Smarter Without Knowing Anything

Wonderful article. I don't have a lot of insight to add ot...

Parents in tech, how do you balance your time between coding and playing with your kids?

Makes perfect sense. I am just trying to get a grasp on wha...

Parents in tech, how do you balance your time between coding and playing with your kids?

Ok I just looked anki up. I am overly excited about the pro...

I used to be an engineer on the railroad, now I engineer software, Ask Me Anything!

That makes me sad to hear about GM. I had heard on NPR quit...

Parents in tech, how do you balance your time between coding and playing with your kids?

Oh this is so good! Your advice is wonderful! I am going to...

Parents in tech, how do you balance your time between coding and playing with your kids?

You are an amazing person. I feel completely overwhelmed ha...

Parents in tech, how do you balance your time between coding and playing with your kids?

That is great that you have the flexibility to move your sc...

Quick API Debugging Tip

Thank you very much! I hope that you find it as useful as I...

Quick API Debugging Tip

That is a great idea! Thanks for sharing this. I have not t...

Quick API Debugging Tip

Absolutely! Curious though, do you generate your requests...

Quick API Debugging Tip

That is great! I am happy to hear that this makes others li...

Quick API Debugging Tip

Interesting use case. I have never considered using this wi...

Parents in tech, how do you balance your time between coding and playing with your kids?

Adam, I wish that I could send you more hearts. Thank you s...

I used to be an engineer on the railroad, now I engineer software, Ask Me Anything!

That is awesome, that is always something that I wanted to ...

I used to be an engineer on the railroad, now I engineer software, Ask Me Anything!

Hey Jonathon, you are welcome! Thanks for your question, I ...

I used to be an engineer on the railroad, now I engineer software, Ask Me Anything!

Wow! You have an awesome story! I think that you will also ...

What was your win this week?

Thanks Ben!

I used to be an engineer on the railroad, now I engineer software, Ask Me Anything!

Oh this is a good question! Ill be honest, I read it earlie...

I used to be an engineer on the railroad, now I engineer software, Ask Me Anything!

The passion of the people that I work with. When I was lear...

I used to be an engineer on the railroad, now I engineer software, Ask Me Anything!

Awesome questions thank you! I am so stoked to run into som...

Quick API Debugging Tip

Of course! Thanks for reading!

I used to be an engineer on the railroad, now I engineer software, Ask Me Anything!

Oh yeah... I have. And it has been entirely because of my...

I used to be an engineer on the railroad, now I engineer software, Ask Me Anything!

Hahaha I love it! As far as the most interesting part, fo...

What was your win this week?

Well after 4 months at my job, I was told that I am a lead ...

How Testing Speeds Up My Workflow

Hahaha it' s nice to see you on here as well! And yes I rea...

What do you want to be when you grow up?

I am learning that I love educating people in software. Bri...

What's the best career advice you can give in ten words or less?

Break your problem into small chunks, It will get easier.

What's the best career advice you can give in ten words or less?

I don't.

Dear Developers, What's Your Work/Home Setup Like?

Interesting question. I am not. Why do you ask?

What habit do many senior engineers have that juniors should try to avoid adopting?

Assuming that people know the systems architecture, and und...

Dear Developers, What's Your Work/Home Setup Like?

Do it! I have one at work and at home. They are wonderful a...

What's the longest you've stayed at a job you were unhappy with?

4 years. Me saying that I was unhappy the entire time is ...

Dear Developers, What's Your Work/Home Setup Like?

They are 180 a piece if you get them brand new. I need to g...

Dear Developers, What's Your Work/Home Setup Like?

Oh I love this question so much! I just started working fro...

Recommend a DEV post worth reading

I am going to do a shameless plug here. I hope no one minds...

What are your programming goals for 2019?

I want to get a product live this year. I am going to finis...

Password manager recommendations?

Yessir I use it for AWS daily!

Password manager recommendations?

Big fan of keepassxc.org/ This one also handles 2FA Time-b...

The 2 ways to learn how to code

So I have been coding for about four years now and I would ...

Exploring Vim

Awesome! Honestly I like to think that this is a programmer...

Exploring Vim

Love your article and I love how popular it appears to be! ...

How would you convince your company to implement unit tests?

Is funny because I'm right in the middle of this exact dile...

How did you get your first Dev job?

My first Dev job was a small freelancing company that I sta...

You Can Be a Casual Blogger

Thank you for writing this. I am in the process of building...

Why haven't you learned how to code?

Just keep going, it will click and you will eventually star...

Why haven't you learned how to code?

Love this. I had a very similar experience as you. Always i...

Software Engineer Productivity: coding

Well thank you for the reminder! I spent the day making som...

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