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re: The Five Pillars of a Successful Career in Software
Some of the things my supervisor has told me: Over-commun...
re: What's Your Internet Speed?
Jeezus f*cking Christ! 😳
re: What's Your Internet Speed?
Where are you based? That's awful 😞
re: What's Your Internet Speed?
I have Gigabit Ethernet with Verizon FIOS but don't get gig...
re: Dear Developers, What's Your Work/Home Setup Like?
Kinda. I am using Working Copy to push simple code that I'v...
re: What was your win this week?
Awesome! Still got my junior title but it will come. Just s...
re: What was your win this week?
I figured out how to use an SVN GUI and when running a Jenk...
re: The web without the web
JS frameworks are solving a completely different set of pro...
re: What was your win this week?
Hey! πŸ‘‹πŸΎ I follow you on Twitter but didn't see the news. Co...
re: What was your win this week?
Just started my first as a Frontend dev last Monday. Congra...
re: What was your win this week?
Yessssss congrats! πŸŽ‰πŸΎπŸŽŠπŸŽˆ
re: What was your win this week?
Made it through my first week of work, then getting the ons...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Thank you. Gotta stay "on brand" so those are basically my ...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Simple fork of someone's Gatsby portfolio. Had something fa...
re: What size company do you work for? What's that like?
Good luck!!
re: What size company do you work for? What's that like?
LARGE. They're multi-national and have employees all over t...
re: Dear Developers, What's Your Work/Home Setup Like?
My desk setup: I also have a dedicated hardware tinkerin...
re: What does your Terminal look like?
Tiny Care Terminal
re: How to Practice for a Lit πŸ”₯ Presentation
Yeah. I mean. πŸ˜’
re: What are you "old enough to remember" in software development?
First ever program I wrote in BASIC in 6th grade: 10 PRINT...
re: Why don’t we use var anymore?
I actually use let in the body of a for loop as it checks w...
re: Learn programming in 1 hour a day
Spam @ben
re: Spin up a "local" instance of DEV in the cloud with GitPod (It's incredibly simple)
This is why I haven't pitched in. I saw the GitPod integrat...
re: What I learned my first week on the Job.
Congrats on your first week Kevin! This is excellent advic...
re: Learn programming in 1 hour a day
Spam @ben
re: The JavaScript Developer's Reading List
Wow! Thank you! πŸ™πŸΎ
re: Show off your first app!
Random Quote Generator for freeCodeCamp. I had a more comp...
re: What's your desk setup?
Wires everywhere But I dig it.
re: What's your desk setup?
That is πŸ”₯
re: The JavaScript Developer's Reading List
YDKJS: Up & Going by Kyle Simpson. It's free to read on...
re: The JavaScript Developer's Reading List
My pleasure! Hope you get some use out of it.
re: App-ideas Github Repository
This is great Florin. Welcome to the community.
re: What exactly is the DOM?!
React team doesn't use "virtual DOM" anymore. Dan Abramov t...
re: SCSS Cheatsheet
CSS has variables as well.
re: Stop Doing Coding Tutorials
This was my Achilles heel and something I struggled to brea...
re: did you get your .dev domain?
tiffany.dev was available two seconds before I went to buy ...
re: did you get your .dev domain?
My resume is really boring and formatted weird. Need an upg...
re: What was your win this week?
Welcome!
re: What was your win this week?
This week, I... figured out a lingering problem with my fla...
re: What's your Wifi's name?
GetYourOwnWifi and Pretty-fly-for-a-wifi
re: Independent Contractor Taxes Self-Employment HALP
It's a 3 month internship at this point so I'm really not c...
re: Moving Past Tutorials: a course on problem solving for programmers
This so hard. I really need to learn this.
re: What is the Difference Between a Function and a Method in JavaScript?
Thanks for the tip.
re: Introducing Dank Neon, a new open source code theme!
THANKS!!!!
re: Introducing Dank Neon, a new open source code theme!
Yay! I’m going to get it now! Rad theme. Really like it!
re: Introducing Dank Neon, a new open source code theme!
Thank you so much!
re: Introducing Dank Neon, a new open source code theme!
Here are a couple photos:
re: Introducing Dank Neon, a new open source code theme!
VSCode
re: Introducing Dank Neon, a new open source code theme!
This breaks my Markdown syntax highlighting 😒
re: Introducing Dank Neon, a new open source code theme!
Can we get this ported over to prism.js? I'd like to use it...
re: Bugfix: Spelunking in Someone Else's Code
Agreed. It helps if you’re already familiar with the langua...
re: Show off your stickers!
I no longer have a MacBook Pro, I just have an iMac and iPa...
re: 29 Must Read Books For Programmers
Cal Newport’s books are anathema to my distracted brain. Ex...
re: Making Sense of React Hooks
I am super excited by Hooks. I don't know if I will miss th...
re: How TF Does XSS Work?
Thanks Ben. Reading up on it some more.
re: Set up My Computer with Me!
Fair point.
re: Set up My Computer with Me!
I don't think it is useful to be pedantic. I think you know...
re: Store Passwords With KeePass
You don't have to use the cloud with 1Password. They still ...
re: How many email addresses do you use?
6, gmail and gSuite: one that’s personal, two I just dump s...
re: MVPs and Iterating Your Way to a Finished Product
I was just listening to you on Indie Hackers. When editing ...
re: MVPs and Iterating Your Way to a Finished Product
This is an interesting take on this. Thanks for the link.
re: MVPs and Iterating Your Way to a Finished Product
Your product should be usable. If not, why ship it? My prob...
re: Bad Habits Developers Should Fix
This is what happened to me here at this lovely website whe...
re: My VSCode Setup
A lot of these also come in extension packs which I really ...
re: My VSCode Setup
Not really. Haha. But I have deleted some of them, since th...
re: Keeping Your Code Simple
Disagree about comments. Comments should tell the reader wh...
re: Keeping Your Code Simple
I'll have to look at it. Like I said in another comment, I ...
re: Keeping Your Code Simple
Yes. My friend told me I should break them out into separat...
re: Keeping Your Code Simple
That's an amazing answer, tbh. So much bad advice out there...
re: Keeping Your Code Simple
Makes sense. I was trying to piece together CL's function f...
re: Can't get engineering interviews? Try the side door.
I can't go to any conferences. Can't afford to. I also live...
re: What Is Business Logic?
This is the clearest example for me. Thanks for explaining ...
re: Building a MarkDown Reader in Electron
I think because it's so simple you shouldn't have to go lea...
re: The 1AM Personal Site
I def would if I still lived in Pittsburgh. Maybe when I mo...
re: The 1AM Personal Site
I've been wanting to play football for the Pittsburgh Passi...
re: My 7 month update of my programming journey.
Thanks homie!
re: What are your programming blogs?
I blog here. Most of the comments here have listed my favo...
re: Who's looking for open source contributors? (June 11 edition)
A Progressive Web App
re: What is your favourite JavaScript framework?
Tried a bit of Angular and while it is nice, React fits me.
re: Algorithms and Data Structures in JavaScript
THIS THIS THIS THIS THIS. Google recruiter reached out to m...
re: Taking Notes
Hey that might be the tool I need. Thanks for sharing.
re: My programming journey: Should you leave your current job to pursue your goals?
Hey Alex. You’re a young guy. You have plenty of time. If I...
re: How do you organize your knowledge?
Tags are native on Mac now.
re: What is a Design Pattern?
I'm going to look out for this book. Thanks!
re: What is a Design Pattern?
That frying pan analogy really put it together for me. Than...
re: What are the latest trends in front-end JavaScript?
Coming from a Java/C background in university this really r...
re: Anyone Hiring Summer Interns for Software Engineering Positions
Following.
re: objects? No... array, please!
There are times when you should use an object over an array...
re: How to Bind 'this' in React Without a Constructor
Thanks @dmerand . It is a work in progress. I was trying to...
re: When did you stop thinking of yourself as a junior/newbie?
I’m starting to form opinions about software and its constr...
re: REST vs GraphQL APIs, the Good, the Bad, the Ugly
There was so much explained to me in this post that I did n...
re: Junior Dev Survival Guide: How to Communicate About Code
Great guide. Clipping to Evernote for future reference!
re: Can I see your terminal?
iTerm with the Wes Bos Cobalt Theme, Powerline Fonts, zsh a...
re: Can I see your terminal?
I have this in a separate iTerm window. Love tiny-care-term...
re: Safari is the New Internet Explorer
But Apple is adopting PWAs...PWAs Are Coming to iOS 11.3: C...
re: Self-Deprecation Needs to πŸ›‘
When I was an intern here at The Practical Dev, I built a b...
re: Can I see your desktop home screen
Can you share that wallpaper?
re: Can I see your desktop home screen
Clean mostly but I like it.
re: Can I see your desktop home screen
Nope. Just. Nooooooooope.
re: Choosing the right programming language. As well as a career!
I'm interested in AI and Machine Learning, Deep Learning, N...
re: It's Just Syntactic Sugar
Ruby and Rails are beautiful examples of syntactic sugar. T...
re: What have been your biggest learning curves as developers? #discuss
Algorithmic thinking is by far my biggest hurdle. I am gett...
re: Books I read in 2017
I've been avoiding it too. Think I'll pick it up.
re: Books I read in 2017
Was looking for new books. Thanks for this write up!
re: What's your favorite Editor theme?
They have a theme for all the things. Alfred, iTerm, and Ul...
re: Why I switched from Atom to Visual Studio Code
Yeah. I've since switched to VS Code.
re: Explain coroutines like I'm five
This. This makes so much sense. Really great explanation.
re: I'm a co-founder of dev.to, ask me anything!
Hahaha I was just about to ask this same thing. Doesn't sou...
re: I'm a co-founder of dev.to, ask me anything!
I was an English major too! I also played Bball in junior a...
re: I'm the maintainer of Babel, ask me anything!
Thanks for the reply @ben . I am very hyper-aware, so it so...
re: I'm the maintainer of Babel, ask me anything!
Great question!
re: I'm the maintainer of Babel, ask me anything!
Every time I talk to my mom about moving to NY, she tells m...
re: I'm the maintainer of Babel, ask me anything!
πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
re: I'm the maintainer of Babel, ask me anything!
It's definitely "babble". Unless of course you're Wes Bos. ...
re: I'm the maintainer of Babel, ask me anything!
Hi Henry! Thanks for doing the AMA. How was the decision m...
re: 7 Skills Of An Effective Developer
Agreed. I am an intern here at dev.to. If they like me enou...
re: The power of VS Code
Yep! Markdown All-in-One, Markdown TOC, and Table Formatter...
re: The power of VS Code
I write most of my technical documentation and other GitHub...
re: Search Your Site via the Omnibar - Even Static Sites
Thank you! πŸ™πŸΎ
re: Search Your Site via the Omnibar - Even Static Sites
Awwww thanks Jess!
re: I'm Scott Hanselman, ask me anything!
Totally forgot about VS Code live share.
re: I'm Scott Hanselman, ask me anything!
This is a really great idea. I think I will do this eventua...
re: I'm Scott Hanselman, ask me anything!
πŸ™ŒπŸΎ
re: I'm Scott Hanselman, ask me anything!
Great question. Scott, your platform is huge and I, as a bl...
re: I'm Scott Hanselman, ask me anything!
Hi Scott. Thanks for doing the AMA. You came to Abstracti...
re: A love letter to my IDE
I wonder what IDE this is? πŸ€”
re: Changelog: Dev.to Now Searchable in Chrome Omnibox
πŸ™ŒπŸΎ
re: Changelog: CodePen Liquid Tags Now Live
It was something I missed as well. Glad we could get it don...
re: Changelog: Dev.to Now Searchable in Chrome Omnibox
Going to have to get rid of demoniod as a search provider. ...
re: Use dev.to as a search engine for Chrome
πŸ™ŒπŸΎ
re: I’m a Liberal Arts Grad, and I am a Software Engineer at Microsoft, ask me anything!
Exactly what I did. Amazing the gems you can find that way.
re: I’m a Liberal Arts Grad, and I am a Software Engineer at Microsoft, ask me anything!
You did! That's pretty great. Thank you.
re: I’m a Liberal Arts Grad, and I am a Software Engineer at Microsoft, ask me anything!
As a former humanities major, this is a great story. How wa...
re: My Worst Career Decision Ever Made
I was a writer in another life so starting a blog was a no...
re: 6 Months of Working Remotely Taught Me a Thing or Ten
I just started working remotely for this very website and I...
re: Welcome Thread - v5
Welcome, Nddy!
re: Welcome Thread - v5
Thanks for signing up. The web is a cool place and so is de...
re: Welcome Thread - v5
Hi Lens! Welcome.
re: Welcome Thread - v5
Welcome aboard Rachel! Front-end is πŸ‘ŒπŸ½ though the back-end ...
re: Functional Programming in JavaScript? Yes, Please.
I understand that FP has been around for a long time and th...
re: How would you build a Medium-esque highlighting feature?
This is one of my biggest gripes with Medium highlights. Ju...
re: I created @ThePracticalDev and dev.to, ask me anything!
I saw you added a Billing tab to the Edit Profile tab. Do y...
re: Functional Programming in JavaScript? Yes, Please.
One is a function declaration: function double(x) or nam...
re: Map: Another Higher Order Function
Thanks Ben!
re: Map: Another Higher Order Function
Yeah mine too. Working on refactoring a project and see man...
re: Map: Another Higher Order Function
Template literals are the sh*t! Yeah. I should have done th...
re: Map: Another Higher Order Function
Definitely. I was just posting each function in different p...
re: How do you arrange your screens/multiple desktops?
My desk has a lip on it as it is a corner desk. I can't hav...
re: If you wear headphones, which ones do you use?
I have a pretty bad headphone sickness. I have the Plantron...
re: Why I switched from Atom to Visual Studio Code
Not until they have multi-root projects. I can't do it. I l...
re: Functional Programming in JavaScript? Yes, Please.
Coming from doing Java at university, it's taken a while to...
re: Functional Programming in JavaScript? Yes, Please.
I thought about using const when doing this but wasn't sure...
re: Functional Programming in JavaScript? Yes, Please.
What I actually meant by that is using Classical Inheritanc...
re: Functional Programming in JavaScript? Yes, Please.
Yeah I see that. Thanks.
re: Functional Programming in JavaScript? Yes, Please.
Yep, I see that. Thanks. Will fix it now.
re: Functional Programming in JavaScript? Yes, Please.
None of what you have said here really matters. I'm making ...
re: Functional Programming in JavaScript? Yes, Please.
Thanks Ben!
re: Functional Programming in JavaScript? Yes, Please.
I am really loving how elegant it is. I am still working th...
re: How to figure out why users hate your Chrome Extension
I literally laughed at the "Too clunks, don't want" respons...
re: Writing modern JavaScript code
Can you give a better example without chaining together map...
re: How I chose my Code Editor
VS Code still cannot open. Multiple. Projects. It's been at...
re: What are your biggest struggles in learning JavaScript?
I think you use JSX with React anyway. Just HTML in your Ja...
re: What are your biggest struggles in learning JavaScript?
My first programming language outside of the modified BASIC...
re: What are your biggest struggles in learning JavaScript?
Right?
re: What are your biggest struggles in learning JavaScript?
The easiest way I can tell you about what a callback is: it...
re: Tracking my bipolar through GitHub contributions!
I have Schizoaffective Disorder Bipolar Type. Was diagnosed...
re: What fonts do you use in your editor(s)?
Nvm. Guy answered below.
re: What fonts do you use in your editor(s)?
Why would you want ligatures in your editor font? Seems har...
re: Have psychological issues ever had a big impact on your career/life, and how did you deal with that?
I won't elaborate on my specific issues, but majority of my...
re: What were your takeaways from Apple's WWDC keynote?
Why is Apple the only company we feel should have knock out...
re: Useful JS functions you aren't using: Array.map
I was about to ask if you meant a key as in an index in the...
re: Useful JS functions you aren't using: Array.map
Just so I'm clear as a junior: map() does not mutate an arr...
re: Better Ways to Talk About Code: Announcing Rich Embeddable Blocks
I prefer writing here over Medium, for sure, and you guys h...
re: JavaScript vs Java Pass by Value and Reference
Thanks for the explanation. Got it. Changed the article to ...
re: JavaScript vs Java Pass by Value and Reference
Yeah, I updated it to use var, at least for now.
re: JavaScript vs Java Pass by Value and Reference
I should have probably used let in this example. Good catch...
re: What's playing in your headphones while you code?
The art rock stylings of Queens of the Stone Age
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