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james

he/him. πŸ‘¨β€πŸ« math autodidact πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ queer trans autistic 🧠 senior engineer @ financial times

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BSc Psychology (Hons) Degree

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Senior Software Engineer at Financial Times

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Welcome Thread - v113

I guess I've been here before but I'm back after a long hiatu...

Stop using virtualenv, pyenv, nvm, goenv and Use Docker images

Haha yeah. This was provided by work, I've never had so much ...

Stop using virtualenv, pyenv, nvm, goenv and Use Docker images

I'd disagree that version managers are obsolete. I have great...

Designing a better architecture for a Node.js API

Two Grammatical errors does not necessitate this comment, t...

Guides to Refactoring

That makes sense! Refactoring can also come when the code i...

What does a good company culture really mean?

When you're asked the question "should I apply to work here...

Explain React to Me

Building small composable parts of your user interface, whe...

What's your spookiest coding story?

One time, my code worked. Terrifying.

Why am I finding code challenges so damn hard?

Have you tried other websites that aren't hackerank? Check ...

My home office is coming along nicely

How about a large DEV logo in rainbow colours? My walls are c...

TIL: The pecularity of the sort function

This is an excellent suggestion, thanks!

TIL: The pecularity of the sort function

Glad it helped someone else!

Do you ever read "Terms and Conditions" and/or "Privacy Policies"?

Yes, all the time! Legal team look away No, almost never.

Firefox (and other browsers) will be making better use of height and width attributes for modern sites

As far as I know, other browsers like Chrome have this issu...

Firefox (and other browsers) will be making better use of height and width attributes for modern sites

Yes! I will suffer a little less in my day to day now 😍

Is it really a defect ?

Neither, I'd log it as technical debt. It's not a bug no, b...

How did you learn how to code?

I had just come out of an 8 month period where I was very s...

Abbreviations in code: yay or nay?

Unless it's a variable used across the project, and it has ...

React Beginner Question Thread βš›

But isn't that just a case where you make the container of ...

React Beginner Question Thread βš›

Thanks so much for your response Dan! Your community effort...

React Beginner Question Thread βš›

When is it time to stop managing state at the component level...

Welcome Thread - v6

Hey, I'm James and I'm a developer. In 2018 I'd like to lea...

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