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Waylon Walker

Data Engineering with python, kedro super user.

Education

Iowa State University

Work

Sr. Data Scientist

Last 250 comments

GitUI - v0.14 released

Congrats on the progress @extrawurst !

What is your Linux distribution of choice and why?

I use Ubuntu or Debian they are readily available and work we...

Java Vs Python Salary: Various Job Roles In India

Thanks for sharing your perspective from India. A huge part ...

How to clear commit history using GIT

I've been there, where you just need less history to big ever...

Vim Replace Visual Star

You just blew my mind, and have saved me many future keystrok...

๐Ÿค“ What's on your GitHub Profile README

Nice profile. Sounds like you have quite a bit of experience...

Welcome Thread - v117

๐Ÿ‘‹ Hello, I'm waylonwalker. I have quite a few posts on here ...

GitUI - 1 year anniversary release

Stage/unstage by line looks so good, chunks can sometimes be ...

Don't fear the command line : Tar. What is that?

I had no idea it stood for tape archive! also x vs c make mo...

What was your win this week?

Made some significant reductions to some docker images ...

What was your win this week?

Significant Docker image size reduction. ...

What do you have to Google? Every. Single. Time.

Soft links confuse me as well, I always mix up source/destina...

10 Best VS Code extensions for Python

Dash looks quite useful. With python I generally find myself...

What do you have to Google? Every. Single. Time.

Lately its been how to fix ipython. Jedi has been introducin...

What do you have to Google? Every. Single. Time.

regex is so difficult, but feels like a super power when it w...

What do you have to Google? Every. Single. Time.

I've been there, "I know I made an alias for this, but cannot...

What do you have to Google? Every. Single. Time.

Flexbox completely changed this for me. Now I just have to s...

Gitui is a blazing fast terminal git interface

I have a friend raving about gitkraken, I should check it out.

Deploy Eleventy to Netlify using GitHub actions

I just shaved about 1:30 off of my deploy times by switching ...

Is anybody using separate image storage?

cloudinary is solid, I have used them in the past a bit.

Sailboat

How does sail compare to make?

Blogging For Me

Drinking game for every time this guy says generally ๐Ÿ˜œ

What is WSL ? What are the Features of WSL ?

I've done most of my daily work out of wsl for about 3 years ...

Building Faunabin: A Pastebin Clone with Python and Fauna

I need to dive into fauna a bit. Is it easy to use client si...

Creating a Killer GitHub Profile README Part 1

I am using a netlify redirect to pin my latest post in my pro...

Jan 19: DEV Daily Discovery

I had a lot of imposter syndrome for a long time about not ha...

๐ŸŽฏ My Content Strategy For 2021

LinkedIn renders pdf files as a carousel. you can make them ...

๐ŸŽฏ My Content Strategy For 2021

Making video is a fantasic option. I it is a format that a l...

Rebuilding my lifestyle blog in eleventy - part-1

before jumping into styled components I was all about sass. ...

My Three Strikes Rule for Blogging

Well done as usual @swyx . I have slowly been getting smalle...

Gitui is a blazing fast terminal git interface

If I remember right the author was using lazygit before creat...

Gitui is a blazing fast terminal git interface

I dont think I have ever used git add -p, but I do use gitui ...

Gitui is a blazing fast terminal git interface

Definitely give this one a try. It is so ridiculously quick ...

Gitui is a blazing fast terminal git interface

vscode has a really great integrated git interface. The dif...

Jan 16: DEV Daily Discovery

@ben props on the new link!! I have copied a full URL into ...

Jan 16: DEV Daily Discovery

I enjoyed the terminal style of daniguardiola's new site ...

What was your win this week?

๐ŸŽ‰ wop woop

daniguardio.la, my new new website

This looks so cool, love how you display the navigation eleme...

What was your win this week?

Dang that is looking good!

What was your win this week?

I've been on the fence about dropping gatsby for awhile. I d...

What was your win this week?

Congrats, Mine took a big dive last year as well

Deploy Eleventy to Netlify using GitHub actions

That was a super quick transition. How has Actions been trea...

Expand One Line Links ๐Ÿ”—

Whoops, I had a trailing backtick that took out the second ha...

6 Commands to Clear Linux Terminal

I use clear all the time, and sometimes reset

6 Commands to Clear Linux Terminal

clear && clear && reset Enter fulls...

A small byte of bash aliases and functions.

remember and devhell are quite interesting, I may try to impl...

A small byte of bash aliases and functions.

I need to use pgrep more I still hand type the alias that yo...

Linux Basics

File permissions have tripped up even the most seasoned user.

Improve workflow efficiency by using your keyboard smarter (Linux)

I still do that at least 6 times per day. Many times its bec...

How to stay productive as a developer

Taking a break can save you from big-time burnout. Learn you...

Why P5.js is one of the best <canvas> library for 2D

The Coding Train is amazing!!!

I HATE CODING, CHANGE MY MIND.

At its essence most of what we do is just manipulating raw te...

Ipython-Config

I don't make a ton of dashboards. I actually made my own tha...

If Tmux

Lots of trial and error, happily enduring countless degradat...

Improve workflow efficiency by using your keyboard smarter (Linux)

I am a huge fan of my 60% (vortex pok3r) I have a vimish laye...

If Tmux

Oooh nice I like that, you are definitely helping me step up ...

Hosting Sendy on Digital Ocean

I love the simplicity of Digital Ocean. I have never used on...

Dark mode would be better if... (especially in dev.to)

Stylus chrome extension? I think there are communities of si...

Custom Ipython Prompt

Thanks for reading! Python is great for a lot of use cases, ...

3 experiments with CSS paper effects

Those folds are fantastic!

Exploratory Data Analysis; Much Time & Effort?

I am always pushing for my team to do more EDA. EDA can be d...

Ipython-Config

I have never used it. I have written a bit of R, but never u...

Automate Netlify deployments with Zapier

I'm a sucker for automation. Any plans to automate distribut...

What is CI/CD? Introduction to CI/CD for newbies

GitHub actions is such a fantastic way to get started, They h...

Changing Directory with a Python Context Manager

Great use case for a context manager. Outside of opening fil...

Multi python versions on Mac using pyenv

I've always used conda for different versions on my local mac...

Newsboat

I tried this with brave, firefox, w3m, and lynx with no luck....

Firefox dev tools - Animations

Firefox has some killer dev tools, not sure why but I (like 8...

What Are Your Goals For 2021?

I am going to get back to regular posting on dev, remote lear...

Happy new year devs of the world!

Happy New Year

Why I'm moving away from web design to software testing

Embrace the change and follow your passion. I feel a bit odd...

Should You Use Python? 5 Pros and Cons.

Making your own libraries is weirdly difficult, I want to ...

Should You Use Python? 5 Pros and Cons.

What language do you prefer over python?

Christmas Tree using Python

Super fun project

Military to Software Engineer Journey Day 0

Excited to see your journey. Learning multiple languages can...

Welcome Thread - v104

Welcome to DEV @msimon96 , looking forward to seeing your jou...

Git tricks

An additional tip, when I am getting ready to run a sketchy g...

You're Allowed To Make Your Own Tools

Great post as always swyx! Too often we can forget that we h...

Using text expanders to code faster

I've never found a good solution for windows, I am definitely...

How I Got "Go To Definition" Working in Vim in 2019

My fingers are locked on gd for go to definition and gh for h...

How to write good documentation

A good concise readme can go a long way for handing off a pro...

Drawing a cartoon in CSS

Such a cool character. So creative with css.

CSS Frosted glass credit card

That blur is beautiful

Vanilla JavaScript time of day greeting

Fun greeting, your posts are full of inspiration.

Introduction to Bash Scripting - A DO Hackathon Submission

That is a beautiful book โœจ. What a great beginner/reference ...

JavaScript loop querySelectorAll results

๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™‚๏ธ big fan of the spread operator

Adding Audio to my blog posts

Sure thing, I did a few posts last night, I think they will g...

What are some good Interview questions?

That is an interesting one. I can say that if something work...

Why do you abandon your personal projects?

Generally because I no longer have a good use case. I may ha...

Why do you abandon your personal projects?

Same here!

Toggle at top of the page, to expand/collapse all headers -elegant solution?

Its hard to tell what you are asking about. The question see...

What are some good Interview questions?

propose a pull request ... ask the candidate to review it. ...

What are some good Interview questions?

Those are great suggestions @ben ! For my exact use case we ...

Speed up your Docker workflow with Bash functions

Great process, I love a good bash function.

Hacktoberfest 2020 is a Wrap!

Even with all of the chaos at the start of the month it is st...

My "Hacktoberfest 2020" Journey

That is awesome that Hacktoberfest was able to get you introd...

Python Zero to Hero #Beginnersโšก

Nice set of examples, each one could become a post of its own...

#codevember - 1 - Bouncing particles - Made with tsParticles

Awesome!

Hacktoberfest 2020 Challenge completed!

Congrats on your first hacktoberfest completion! Did you hav...

Drawing a butterfly with HTML and CSS

css art is just mind blowing

A quick guide to building a Docker container for your Python application

Docker is an amazing product, it solves a lot of issues, and ...

A quick guide to building a Docker container for your Python application

No need to hate on any language. @shellyalmo is super produ...

How to build a Data Pipeline for the first time

This might seem a bit Sisyphean, but I preferred to break do...

Light and dark mode image in HTML

Super cool Chris. Nothing worse than discretely browsing the...

Using Vim Wrong - Relative Line Numbers

Honestly a lot of time I even do a dj.. rather than d6j as it...

Using Vim Wrong - Relative Line Numbers

โ™ฅ relative line numbers. A big part of it is the language of...

Coding vs Coffee

Great message. Celebrate our differences and stop the hate.

Welcome Thread - v97

Computer vision applications seems like a nice mix of advance...

Welcome Thread - v97

I'm a musician turned web developer turned architect turned ...

20 VS Code Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows

Ctrl + Shift + P Is definitely my favorite as it reminds me o...

Color palette from Images

These type of tools are super handy to generate a decent colo...

Vanilla JavaScript random colours

This looks like a super fun one. Very innovative and elegant...

You can easily and sensibly run multiple versions of Python with pyenv

I've used conda for several years now as nothing more than an...

Starting as a Developer...๐Ÿš€

You have some really cool animations on your portfolio. Amaz...

My Hacktoberfest 2020 experience

Great to hear that you were inspired to make your first contr...

My Hacktoberfest 2020 experience!!!

That is amazing to hear that you submitted your first PR duri...

My hacktoberfest 2020 experience

Its great to see that hacktoberfest has made a positive impac...

Newbie 1.0 to 2.0

14 merged PRs is crazy, congrats on the hard work paying off....

NEED HELP IN FINAL YEAR PROJECT (FYP)

Especially for projects under a tight deadline I would lean h...

My Hacktoberfest 2020 experience!

Welcome to being a part of open source! I hope Hacktoberfest...

Hacktoberfest Experience

Glad to hear that you had such a positive experience with Hac...

Hacktoberfest Completion

Congrats on pushing through and finding repos to make meaning...

Completed this year's Hacktoberfest 2020 challenge!

That is incredible!

HacktoberFest

Impressive keep up the work! One tip I would give is to give...

Completed this year's Hacktoberfest 2020 challenge!

Congrats on completing hacktoberfest. You made two contribut...

October 22nd, 2020: What did you learn this week?

Dang! That is a hacktoberfest success story.

October 22nd, 2020: What did you learn this week?

Oooh how is the ssr side of next? Ive use gatsby quite a bit...

October 22nd, 2020: What did you learn this week?

Interesting shift, what would be an application of moving an ...

Welcome Thread - v96

Wow that sounds mind blowing

October 22nd, 2020: What did you learn this week?

Hacktoberfest baby! Did you make any contributions or just le...

October 22nd, 2020: What did you learn this week?

The killer feature of react

October 22nd, 2020: What did you learn this week?

I am loving all of the amazing terminal apps from rust and go...

October 22nd, 2020: What did you learn this week?

I remember the first time I used react I felt about half done...

October 22nd, 2020: What did you learn this week?

That is a super impressive speed gain! Dare I say post worth...

October 22nd, 2020: What did you learn this week?

Finding that first use of a new concept is an amazing feeling.

What was your win this week?

I got my hacktoberfest submission merged in the day before a ...

Hello all! Let me introduce myself..

Those are super cool, dreaming in technicolor is my favorite.

Protecting routes in Angular ๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™‚๏ธ

You have been learning a ton from angular lately. As much ha...

Hacktoberfest2020 ๐ŸŽ‰โœจwrapup and few key๐Ÿ”‘ points๐ŸŽฏ to note

Wow 16 PRs in one month? That is crazy! Congrats on finding...

Welcome Thread - v96

Welcome to dev๐ŸŽ‰. IT technician sounds interesting, I bet you...

Hello all! Let me introduce myself..

Welcome to Dev๐ŸŽ‰ Would love to see more about creating grungy...

๐Ÿง  Two Weeks of LinkedIn stories

I posted a few to instagram, but most of the folks that follo...

My hacktoberfest experience

The kickoff of hacktoberfest this year was crazy. I saw so m...

๐Ÿค“ What's on your GitHub Profile README

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The DEV Team Is Now The Forem Team ๐ŸŒฑ

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Welcome Thread - v94

Hey Hey

I wrote 200 articles during lockdown, what did you do? ๐Ÿค”

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I wrote 200 articles during lockdown, what did you do? ๐Ÿค”

Pretty much the same job, more responsibility will roll in so...

I wrote 200 articles during lockdown, what did you do? ๐Ÿค”

๐Ÿ‘ Congrats Chris. I too started a new role on Oct 1! I sta...

What keyboard do you use?

I've been using a vortex pok3r for 3 years now and love it. ...

Supercharge Zsh Startup

I've used mine on native linux systems and its crazy fast no ...

Bash CleanMyMac alternative ๐Ÿงผ

Next up alias cleanmac=~/www/cleanMyPc/bash.sh Or filte...

My first post on Dev community

Welcome to dev

Top 10 Chrome extensions for developers ๐Ÿ‘€

Grammarly is a gamechanger, must-have for anyone writing prof...

Stack Overflow Search GitHub Action

This is super cool! I might use this as an example of someth...

Testing markdown

const s1 = new Something()

Dvorak keyboard layouts: do they make you faster?

That is a really cool keyboard, how well does the middle keyb...

Avoiding imposter syndrome driven development

๐Ÿ‘ Well said Helen. If 2020 has taught be anything, trying to...

Share your Github Profile Readme

Here is a picture of mine. My animated followers broke๐Ÿ˜ญ, I ...

Black Dashboard - Coded in React, Vue, Jinja, Flask, and Django

These are beautiful ๐Ÿ˜

tsParticles Fountain Effect

๐Ÿ˜Ž cool effect

Metaclasses in Python

The way that you modified all of the attributes of the Sample...

How does your blog look I'm an rss reader? ๐Ÿคท

Mine is not perfect, but it works. All Feeds ...

What the Commit!

This is a funny one ๐Ÿคฃ. Scrolling through them there are a fe...

HTML Picture Element Responsive Images

This is pretty amazing that this can be done so simply withou...

Insights From My First 50 Posts

I'm guessing that the short-form content effects your viewer...

Creating a simple landing page with navbar using Bulma

Thanks for sharing your thought process, I used bootstrap a l...

Creating an alternative Linktr.ee page using HTML & CSS

I've never heard of linktr.ee, but this is so attainable by m...

Insights From My First 50 Posts

I started blogging in 2016. A downturn was laying off Engine...

Where do you cross-post?

It's important to include a canonical URL. Here is a great a...

Building a Realtime Photoshop ๐ŸŽจ

That doesn't capture your edits.

Custom Select Styles with Pure CSS

Fantastic, styling select boxes can get confusing. I will def...

Where do you cross-post?

๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰. Awesome, glad to have you aboard

August 13th, 2020: What did you learn this week?

Creating Reusable Bash ...

What was your win this week?

I successfully made 10 posts in two weeks. ๐ŸŽ‰

Where do you cross-post?

I checked out the link from your profile, and your twitter.

Where do you cross-post?

That is really cool how you built it. Any plans to pull in c...

Where do you cross-post?

@ryanccn you gotta get that personal site up and going

August 13th, 2020: What did you learn this week?

Definitely deserves a NOICE! gif

August 13th, 2020: What did you learn this week?

Writing reusable / composable bash scripts. My bash skills w...

Let people own a subset of your repo

Wow, that is a fascinating action.

How do you ensure consistent formatting in MS Word?

I see what your asking, markdown renders out to HTML. so your...

Top 5 DEV Comments from the Past Week

Great images in these comments!

How do you ensure consistent formatting in MS Word?

Some places like gitlab allow you to drag and drop in. I und...

How do you ensure consistent formatting in MS Word?

I have switched completely to markdown unless I need to work ...

Doing the Impossible, using ASSISTANT to make a SQL Linter (and how you can make it lint whatever you want)

This is soo cool. SQL tools are so sparse. I have found one...

Where do you cross-post?

I am also in awe of @samanthaming 's amazing instagram conten...

Where do you cross-post?

Thanks for the tips, those are really helpful for those of us...

Where do you cross-post?

Thanks for your insights @redlotusdesignz

Where do you cross-post?

I had created a bot for mine at one point, but took it down a...

Where do you cross-post?

I'm sure there is a rhythm to it that goes quickly. I just a...

Where do you cross-post?

That is a perfectly acceptable approach. Post for yourself, ...

Where do you cross-post?

Yes, many users are only on one platform and not on every sin...

Where do you cross-post?

Thanks Maheen

Where do you cross-post?

hashnode seems really cool in how you own everything under yo...

Where do you cross-post?

There are several new ones to me there, thanks for sharing.

Where do you cross-post?

That is a new one to me. I will check it out.

Where do you cross-post?

Instagram is one that I had just thought of later, I am actua...

Where do you cross-post?

Cool, I just joined hashnode as well. Your site looks really...

Where do you cross-post?

There is absolutely nothing wrong with that.

Where do you cross-post?

Your site looks really good by the way.

Where do you cross-post?

Any tips for driving engagement through LinkedIn and Twitter?...

Where do you cross-post?

I really like the #indieweb, and the POSSE pattern! I am try...

Where do you cross-post?

I've heard the same about Reddit. I've tried to post there a...

Where do you cross-post?

That is quite the Morning routine! This seems like a lot of ...

Where do you cross-post?

That is a really cool Section, I had no Idea there was a Requ...

Where do you cross-post?

I am still learning the newsletter thing. I have built up a ...

Where do you cross-post?

Any tips on reddit? I know nothing about it. I've tried to ...

Where do you cross-post?

Have you seen any benefit to cross-posting to Medium yet? Yo...

Where do you cross-post?

Would you recommend coil? Do you cross post full articles wi...

An Easy Trick to Stop Apologising

Thanks for the tips Anna! I am really bad at apologising for...

๐Ÿ”ฅ How to crush amazing posts on DEV

I would recommend a few things. Utilize liquid tags to embed...

I did the impossible, I'm learning to code

Early on it is really hard. There is a lot that you need to ...

My first week of learning JavaScript

How do you deal with trolls? If someone is taking precious...

I did the impossible, I'm learning to code

In the micro keep practicing. Make real things. Deploy them...

๐Ÿ”ฅ How to crush amazing posts on DEV

Sure, I took a look at your past articles and it looks pretty...

I did the impossible, I'm learning to code

Congrats on your first certificate and turning such a heartbr...

๐Ÿ”ฅ How to crush amazing posts on DEV

Thank you for your the nice comment.

๐Ÿ”ฅ How to crush amazing posts on DEV

Awesome Tip!!! I will definitely be using this. I generally...

Learning Web Development: Using books as an additional resource.

I've always struggled to learn from books. For some reason my...

How to Use JavaScript Array Methods

I love this! As a python developer, I often get confused abo...

Show off with Github's README

๐Ÿ™ Thank you very much!

Show off with Github's README

I like the animations that you have on yours.

Show off with Github's README

I am using a netlify redirect to "dynamically" update my post...

๐Ÿ”ฅ How to crush amazing posts on DEV

That was such a great tip I went back and added it to the art...

Keyboard Driven VSCode

You're welcome. Getting in and out of the terminal is the #1...

What was your win this week?

very cool, I tried it out, works great.

Enjoying TypeScript? Bring it to your DevTools ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป

This looks fascinating. Congrats on your first post! Keep...

What was your win this week?

๐Ÿ‘ First Post! Keep Going.

What was your win this week?

๐ŸŽ‰ Looks like it got you a beloved comment badge, if you didn...

What was your win this week?

๐Ÿ‘ Fantastic work, those are some hot badges to collect!

What was your win this week?

๐Ÿ™ Thanks for all of the shares BTW. It means a lot to get th...

What was your win this week?

Thank you!!

๐Ÿ”ฅ How to crush amazing posts on DEV

As an author I lean on the series. As a reader sometimes, I ...

What was your win this week?

Pumped out 5 posts this week! Here are my two favorites. ...

๐Ÿ”ฅ How to crush amazing posts on DEV

Shows how much I read non tech material ๐Ÿ˜Š. I've seen this re...

๐Ÿ”ฅ How to crush amazing posts on DEV

Yes, short paragraphs are a great hack for us mortals (Not St...

๐Ÿ”ฅ How to crush amazing posts on DEV

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๐Ÿ”ฅ How to crush amazing posts on DEV

I completely agree, the benefit that I get from DEV is in the...

August 6th, 2020: What did you learn this week?

@nickytonline crushing it with killer gifs

The fight between Try-Catch and If-Else

Its a matter of look before you leap vs asking for forgivenes...

August 6th, 2020: What did you learn this week?

I learned how to run integration testing for my personal webs...

๐Ÿšข When do you ship? (Technical or Business/Product reasons acceptable)

What kind of things are in the checklist? Are they purely te...

Top 5 DEV Comments from the Past Week

Dang @ashleemboyer ! ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰ Roll out the red carpet she is on...

gitignore.io is great!

Thanks for the catch, fixed it

๐Ÿšข When do you ship? (Technical or Business/Product reasons acceptable)

That sounds like a dream setup!

๐Ÿšข When do you ship? (Technical or Business/Product reasons acceptable)

That is amazing!! When you do you ship new features? As soo...

gitignore.io is great!

I had no idea there was a cli, I always just use CURL. I gen...

Pimp Your GitHub Profile

๐Ÿ‘‹ hey @dailydevtips1 thanks for listing me! Here is the lat...

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