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re: How many dads here? How do you find time to work on your side projects?
These are great. Fitting the managing tasks into small moment...
re: How many dads here? How do you find time to work on your side projects?
Two answers depending on whether or not it is something that ...
re: What are some examples of "productive laziness"?
A couple of my favorites are the ls after cd script and this ...
re: What are some examples of "productive laziness"?
custom aliases for the win! Also ssh keys for passwordl-ess l...
re: When things are back to normal, will you be working from home or in an office?
I'm currently in the garage which is isolated enough from eve...
re: When do you work on your side projects?
Personal stuff might be "when I get a moment," but if it's pa...
re: How long does it typically take to be productive in a new job?
I committed a fix in my first week on the job. Small, well de...
re: How can developers and product managers work better together?
I'd also add that a BAD PO relationship could involve PO tell...
re: Workspace Wednesday: Show off your computer and desk setups!
Ctrl and Alt are both on my wishlist. They are such amazing k...
re: Workspace Wednesday: Show off your computer and desk setups!
re: DevDiscuss Episode 5: How Hobbies Like Powerlifting, Auto Repair, and Music Can Make You a Better Developer
I think that drumming relates well to programming. Marching d...
re: DevDiscuss Episode 5: How Hobbies Like Powerlifting, Auto Repair, and Music Can Make You a Better Developer
This was exactly what I was trying to say in a recent post. ...
re: 10 Tips for New Developers
These are really. Thanks for posting.
re: DEV is now Web Monetized
I'm super excited about this. I believe that it will bring be...
re: Do you think ageism in tech is improving?
I'd probably count that as a win to not be working for that g...
re: Do you think ageism in tech is improving?
That sounds like it was more of a case that he didn't like ch...
re: For Empowering Community
Are there any intentions of offering hosting of the software ...
re: While learning to code, What limits have you had in the past and how did you overcome them?
I love seeing my Code Connector crew posting on here!
re: Be Excitable
I need to tune up my bike and start riding again.
re: Who wants to improve the "pull-to-refresh" on DEV?
I 100% support this!
re: Who wants to improve the "pull-to-refresh" on DEV?
I think that tags can be developed a bit more. Say you have a...
re: Top 5 DEV Comments from the Past Week
Congrats!
re: Which game are you playing right now?
Mobile only (with kids keeping me busy): Art of War: Legion...
re: Who wants to improve the "pull-to-refresh" on DEV?
I think that this will be a game changer in online forums tha...
re: Wear Headphones when you work from home! - How putting down headphones after a days work can help you unplug at home!
If you experience life through an inner narrative (some don't...
re: Wear Headphones when you work from home! - How putting down headphones after a days work can help you unplug at home!
I do this to pretty good effect. You actually just reminded m...
re: I Am Privileged
You are 100% correct. I would fully expect the 'using it to h...
re: I Am Privileged
Thank you. We can beat this crap by working together.
re: I Am Privileged
I'd say that it isn't about 'giving up privilege' as much as ...
re: I Am Privileged
Thank you for your assistance
re: What domain names are you holding on to?
smallest fonts ever, lorem ipsem is fine
re: What domain names are you holding on to?
I really hope that you use Weerd as your primary and use weir...
re: How do you stay motivated?
It's all bullet journal, music therapy, and making sure that ...
re: Moving from Eclipse to VSCode by a Java Developer
A couple of things that I've found to be really helpful: I k...
re: Testing Difficulties
We're using it to check data changed in our system. The GUI c...
re: Do developers have higher job satisfaction than non-developers?
I remember some standup comic making a similar joke about jaz...
re: 6 Ways to Level Up Your Career
Story level is great! I'd say that if you can do that well th...
re: GitBash breakdown for beginners! Use git the way you would need to in a company position!
good writeup!
re: GITHUB Breakdown for beginners THREAD!
You can throw a series: fu in both articles and there will be...
re: Should I ask for a raise?
In light of the current situation asking for a raise might no...
re: What's the kindest thing someone's ever done for you during your career?
I had been studying Python and Django and my vendor company b...
re: Signs it's time to leave your company
I'd suggest that some people can find some learning or fun in...
re: Is the Front-End community better than the Back-End community?
that's a really good point about everything being similar e...
re: Is the Front-End community better than the Back-End community?
I don't think that back-end developers are nearly as socially...
re: Is the Front-End community better than the Back-End community?
I agree that there is much more hype in the front-end world. ...
re: Name the song you love the most 😁
311 - Come Original It's my theme song
re: The complete list of 30 Dev.to badges πŸ… and how to catch them all (almost)
I have a question about the 4 week badge, as I haven't rece...
re: Bullet Journaling Basics
Thanks
re: Bullet Journaling Basics
Thanks
re: Bullet Journaling Basics
The method that works best is the one that you use.
re: How much does your job dictate what new tools you learn vs self-direction?
I use whatever tools I can that feel helpful to me. Last ye...
re: #remotelife 101
I just updated my other comment to include the post link.
re: Hit me with a good rant
re: Describe the best manager you've ever had
His name is Tim, and he had moved up from being a developer...
re: What library/language/tool wowed you with its developer experience?
I think that I'll always be enamored by Python. The ability...
re: How does deployment work at your organization?
Previously it was a bunch of scp scripting, but NOW it's a ...
re: Are newer developers pushed too exclusively towards web development?
I think that it is a quickness to hirablility thing. You ca...
re: Middle-Earth Ways To Learn Programming
Pair programming with the more junior partner at the keyboa...
re: Don't worry about HOW long it takes you to become a programmer!
I took a bachelor's in computer engineering and learned lot...
re: Is Your Team Wrong About Your Codebase? Prove It. Visually.
Your understanding is correct. It was an idea that I'd read...
re: Is Your Team Wrong About Your Codebase? Prove It. Visually.
What would be your take on moving such a set of application...
re: 30+ websites to bookmark for your next dev/tech job πŸ’Ό
While I really appreciate this list. The title should proba...
re: Is Your Team Wrong About Your Codebase? Prove It. Visually.
Great article, thanks! On my team we have 16 applications ...
re: Wholeness of Life
πŸ’―πŸ‘
re: What was your win this week?
Liquid tags make for much nicer links Use{% post https://...
re: What was your win this week?
I finished off a three party series that took 10x as long t...
re: What projects are you working on and how are you maintaining your focus?
I'm currently doing application maintenence surrounding a J...
re: #remotelife 101
remember - I just finished it. I try to post every Friday. ...
re: What non-coding skills do you want to learn next?
Will you be bringing these posts to this site?
re: #remotelife 101
Todo apps are good, but as someone with ADHD I find that pa...
re: Agency VS Product Company: Which One's Right for You?
This gets even more hazy when compared to my experience. I'...
re: There is best way build blueprint for Springboot project?
Use the Springboot Initializer and then it gives you a proj...
re: I'm Corey McCarty, and I support women devs.
If everyone does smaller things then large things happen.
re: Shattered or How to bomb interviews as a senior developer
I second that
re: Nevertheless, Ali Coded
can we raise money to get all of these guys an intro to gra...
re: Nevertheless, Ali Coded
Did I just witness a seizure stroke amidst erotic role play...
re: How to Write a good Dev.to post?
You forgot 10x
re: How to Write a good Dev.to post?
Write it. And then use it to generate the title of the post...
re: How to Write a good Dev.to post?
I think that a good post should both provide helpful inform...
re: Why Not Data Science?
Good luck with the transition. Many jobs see a degree in it...
re: Why I'm phasing out ternary statements
I would like to add that not all ternaries are equal. Pytho...
re: Why I'm phasing out ternary statements
I agree for the most part ternaries become cumbersome fast....
re: Should I Use A Microservices Architecture?
Very well explained. A bit of my situation is that we have...
re: Type-Safety, it's pretty nice
There are tricks for playing boolean-y stuff in reserved va...
re: The HTTP Status Codes You Need to Know
I'd typically consider such a thing as 200 with a response ...
re: Avoid functional paradigm & lambda expressions in Python
I feel like dropping links here instead of using the rss fe...
re: Py-Sanity: Opinionated coding guidelines and best practices in Python
I'm sure that there are many people that would be quite int...
re: Avoid functional paradigm & lambda expressions in Python
Lambdas and currying can be really powerful for map and for...
re: Why you should write blogposts more often
There are lots of good reasons to blog more. I'd appreciat...
re: Is JAMstack All Branding and Little Substance?
Yeah, pre-rendered makes me think traditional static-site a...
re: Which is the Best Static Site Generator and Why?
11ty was recommended to me as being simple to configure and...
re: Public Speaking for Developers
Most of the people that i know who have done that started g...
re: What is Spring Framework? More than Dependency Injection
I also recommend the Java Brains channel on YouTube for Spr...
re: What is Spring Framework? More than Dependency Injection
This is a great post. In the future you might want to consi...
re: Have you ever come close to quitting software?
No. I can't forget how excited and in love I was when I was...
re: How do you get new starters acquainted with your codebase?
I only joined the group last July! I'm suffering too!
re: How to set up a custom domain on Github Pages
You do have to include it on build, but when you add the cu...
re: My Introduction to Jenkins
I just hope that my stories can be helpful.
re: What the Hex!? (how to generate random hex color codes in javascript)
I believe that there is a function to pad the left side of ...
re: Which Techie Are You?
I'm the Mom (technically Dad). The coffee may be cold, but...
re: How do you get new starters acquainted with your codebase?
This is probably a worst case scenario for most people. Our...
re: Is DEV skewed to web-dev mainly? Are you in for something else?
I do find that viewing the feed for a tag can help to find ...
re: Why is map called map?
I don't think that it is completely divorced from the map d...
re: Is DEV skewed to web-dev mainly? Are you in for something else?
The ability to weight languages would be ideal. This would ...
re: Is DEV skewed to web-dev mainly? Are you in for something else?
I develop Java Springboot apps (mostly web services) and th...
re: What the Hex!? (how to generate random hex color codes in javascript)
You could also scale your random by the max value #ffffff a...
re: Levenshtein Distance (Part 2: Gotta Go Fast)
you can use frontmatter series: [some name] to automaticall...
re: Laptop Performance Matters
The top one is, but the bottom one should be brought in fro...
re: Laptop Performance Matters
FYI if you are using canonical links then you don't need to...
re: Big L Notation
I find that pairing also helps with lossiness of learning. ...
re: 80+ Application Ideas for Developers
I really like the idea, thanks. I would like to offer that...
re: Are properties harmful?
The explanation that I got from Raymond Hettinger was that ...
re: Levenshtein Distance (Part 1: What is it?)
I will be disappointed if your first efficiency fix isn't r...
re: What aspects do you think makes a Great Developer?
Teachable and willing to teach
re: Introduction to Lombok (Speeding-up Java development)
Thanks for the info. I look forward to incorporating this i...
re: What was your win this week?
I moved my domain's DNS from Cloudflare after realizing tha...
re: Do you prefer starting new projects or working on existing ones?
I love the planning and design so green field is exciting (...
re: Hello again. It's time to do some work!
I like these ideas alot!
re: What to do
Just make something. The first things that you make will be...
re: Reasons to Write πŸ“
I recommend that you write bits of material down whenever y...
re: The ONE tip you need to actually finish side projects!
Agreed
re: The ONE tip you need to actually finish side projects!
I like this, but I'd also offer that you should drop TODO i...
re: What is your morning routine?
Wake up Make a bottle, milk cup, and a coffee Go out for a...
re: What software development tools (libraries/frameworks/apps/whatever) make you feel relaxed while you're working with them?
That sucks. I'll keep an eye on it,and may have to get rid ...
re: What is the most challenging part of your daily work that doesn't involve coding?
I'll take a look thanks
re: What is the most challenging part of your daily work that doesn't involve coding?
Dealing with people that after many years on the project stil...
re: Using Markdown for Notes
Yeah, I'll use OneNote to stash screen shots, especially wh...
re: How to split a git repository
That's awesome. Thank you for taking the extra time to expl...
re: How to split a git repository
I like the general idea that you've got here, but I'd like ...
re: When did you consider yourself a developer?
I considered myself a developer when I finally got hired. I...
re: What are some common falsehoods about working as a software developer?
Trying to prove your worth by doing something difficult to ...
re: Blogging on DEV: canonical URL or intro+link to blog?
Canonical urls tell search engines which site is the origin...
re: How do you organize development projects on your computer?
I keep a 'workspace' directory in my user directory so that...
re: What's the best documentation you have ever read?
Django was great and easy to get up and running with the tu...
re: What are some common falsehoods about working as a software developer?
Clever code is almost always harder to understand.
re: Make words (font tag) wrap when the browser window gets small enough.
The reason that most of the answers are focused on divs is ...
re: What’s a blog?
I just made a post about blogging that I think is really he...
re: How To Make Dev Better In 2020
I've written a response/continuation from this post that ca...
re: What software development tools (libraries/frameworks/apps/whatever) make you feel relaxed while you're working with them?
JetBrains products make things really easy. Material Theme ...
re: The Dev.to Feed Algorithm πŸ€–
Thanks for the writeup
re: Have you worked with a third party recruiting agency?
Not successfully. My current position is my first in the in...
re: cant relate to #nocode, #nosql or #noserver concepts ? maybe you can relate to #nocash
Sometimes I think that this platform could use a down vote
re: Using Markdown for Notes
Yaml front matter is something that is used by my static si...
re: Changing your name is a hard unsolved problem in Computer Science
Unfortunately the ability to change a name in the applicati...
re: What are the hardest coding terms to search for?
you can actually rename jar and war (maybe also ear) files ...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Voistrap is first and last
re: How To Deal With Conflicts While Pair-Programming?
I find that when I come against issues like those that my f...
re: How to find open source projects as a new developer?
I have used issuehub.io and I actually wound up contributin...
re: What are the hardest coding terms to search for?
it's the nominal part of an arrow function, so I'd go with ...
re: Tell me about the worst CSS you've ever had to deal with
Everything that I write
re: Python: What is a keyword argument?
Keywords are cooler when you realize that you can pass a di...
re: Is Coding Skill Useful to Product Makers?
I'd say that architecture is the more important bit.knowing...
re: I Built My Portfolio With Wordpress
I'm personally using a static site generator for my site an...
re: Create a Codepen promo watermark with no additional HTML, CSS or JS
That's very cool, and a great way to add any functionality ...
re: Coding with ADHD: How do You do it?
Start working right away in the morning and don't open anyt...
re: Welcome Thread - v55
Welcome to dev.to
re: Top 5 Books to learn Python for Beginners - Best of Lot
I'd just want to point out that automatetheboringstuff.com ...
re: What are the worst programming languages that nobody should learn?
I agree that obscure/obfuscated languages can be as helpful a...
re: How much does audio quality matter to you with your headphone music?
I have Spotify and Pandora free tiers and some sub $100 Son...
re: What are some alternatives for Bootstrap?
I'd say that the only reason that i avoid it for small proj...
re: Code Review Checklist for Java Beginners
Id suggest that constants files only be used if needed in m...
re: How To Make Dev Better In 2020
I feel like the best articles are the ones where people are...
re: Tips for a Successful Refactor
Yes and no. I want to refractor because the code base is te...
re: Tips for a Successful Refactor
While time and money are synonymous I find that explaining ...
re: Correct a Beginner About Buzzword Technologies
I'd like to add that Cassandra uses (as one possible replic...
re: How to download all your DEV articles in markdown format
I'm currently using the 11ty static site generator blog and...
re: Which quotes apply best to software development?
Coding with a vomit draft is important to comment previous ...
re: Which quotes apply best to software development?
This is how I blog. Writing several in parallel.
re: What's your personal productivity software stack?
I highly recommend markdown in VSCode for organizing ideas ...
re: What's your personal productivity software stack?
As a Java dev mainly I hold tight to JetBrains IDEA (Intell...
re: How do you refactor personal projects?
It has only just now occurred to me that I don't even use m...
re: How do you manage your browser bookmarks?
Bulk select and assign key word should be doable from outsi...
re: How do you manage your browser bookmarks?
Mine is a nested set of folders from chrome's bookmark bar,...
re: What is the most overworked you've ever been?
I was working 10 hour days and worked Saturday activities (...
re: How do you learn to talk about your work?
Read job listings, and ask yourself how many of those thing...
re: What is your Favorite Browser?
The plug-ins for Firefox may be the thing to push me to mig...
re: Do you use Bootstrap?
I have a couple of static pages that I serve from GitHub Pa...
re: How to put 4 textarea side by side to fit page?
I'd probably class them together to make it easy as well
re: What's Your Biggest Distraction When Coding?
Meetings and random conversations are the most unavoidable,...
re: What is the difference between a Library vs A Framework?
In addition the already great answers the best way that I'v...
re: How NOT to apply for a job
Bit I will 100% give their actual answers when asked in the...
re: What to do with an eclectic background?
I've been having to do this moving from a support role into...
re: How NOT to apply for a job
I actually asked a few coworkers a couple of questions like...
re: How to be an effective developer
I really enjoy this article. I wish that the full post art...
re: How do you balance between doing things right and doing things fast
I usually present information to management and product own...
re: 17 Special Characters in the Shell That You Should Know
Hey Bobby, I too was hung on the next step for a while. I...
re: 17 Special Characters in the Shell That You Should Know
please consider setting up your dev.to account to listen to...
re: What are your Favorite Text-Processing Tools?
I primarily am working on csv or sql files (sometimes java ...
re: Customizing 11ty Blog
I've not tried. HTML will likely not be able to use templat...
re: What is Dependency Injection?
there is a response above that covers it pretty well
re: A day in the life for you and git...
start the day by doing checkout of develop branch and pulli...
re: Dependency Hell
Our current work is to leave web logic and be cloud native....
re: What was your win this week?
After a couple of weeks fighting, my team got our first Jun...
re: Merge conflict hell
I'm just gonna plan on reading this as many times as I can ...
re: Should interviewees be allowed to search for answers?
I believe that question and answer shouldn't include googli...
re: Personal blog, Dev.to or Medium?
I currently have a personal blog that triggers to dev.to bu...
re: The best thing about my job is ___
Currently my team is at a facility working with the team th...
re: Which productive activities are typically seen as unproductive?
I can't agree more!
re: What would you do if you ruled the world?🧐
I'd study and tinker all day and never have any meetings
re: What are your programming goals for 2019?
I highly recommend automatetheboringstuff.com for learning ...
re: What should be in a front end developer's portfolio site to impress the client or recruiter?
Work on it over time. You can make changes as you go and po...
re: Favorite IDE for Python?
PyCharm is a good full featured IDE for Python. I've also ...
re: What would your opinion be of a "reading position" indicator on DEV?
The scroll bar is a a progress bar for down the page. If y...
re: How does your organization handle data backups?
Anyone that hasn't been is either lying to you or too new f...
re: How does your organization handle data backups?
daily rsync helps with scripts kept on a build server (goin...
re: 5 reasons why Git based resume is awesome
Thanks for the ideas. I currently have my resume in a JS/H...
re: What have you crashed?
I was trying top delete a set of scripts in a subdirectory ...
re: Naming things...
The biggest problem names that I've come across aren't the ...
re: What is your favorite desk accessory?
It's stuffy!
re: What is your favorite desk accessory?
Dual vertical monitor mount holding 22" pair beside my 27" ...
re: Do you consider yourself a polyglot?
Language around programming is an odd thing. Spoken languag...
re: If the World Wide Web were re-created today with no legacy dependencies, how would it be different?
The two most important pieces that I can think of are 1)E...
re: A Developer Career Doesn't Have to Be Linear
I'm currently working with a small group at my company to h...
re: What was your win this week?
I finally got enough reputation to comment on Stack Overflo...
re: 700+ Web Developers Asked Me To Give Them LinkedIn Profile Feedback And These Are My πŸ–οΈ 5 Top Tips.
making small changes to mine now from your advice. Thanks
re: What if my child wants to become a programmer?
I keep hearing (and personally believe) that programming in...
re: Don't Use Bash for Scripting (All the Time)
I personally use python scripts for anything that stands al...
re: What was your win this week?
This past week I upgraded our application to log4j2, and ad...
re: What are your favorite DevOps tools?
we deploy Java web services and all of our dependencies are...
re: How to find open source projects as a new developer?
I recommend issuehub.io to find issues on github in your la...
re: What are your favorite DevOps tools?
I have problems when I come into this topic in interviews. ...
re: did you get your .dev domain?
I've not heard of that before, but while I was building up ...
re: did you get your .dev domain?
If you want, you can fork mine here: github.com/xanderyzwic...
re: How To Boost Your Productivity & Get Sh*t Done
These tips are great. I would like to add that todo lists m...
re: did you get your .dev domain?
I waded through the hours of wait between failed registrati...
re: dev.to Show us your octocat alter ego
re: Things that weren't so obvious when you started to program in Python
There are lots of abuses shoving too much into one line, bu...
re: 3 Common Mistakes that Python Newbies Make
Raymond Hettinger said "one thought per line" and I think t...
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