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re: How do you build camaraderie with a fully remote team?
One of the teams at my company is half-remote and I noticed...
re: Give a lightning Talk at DEV IRL Tel Aviv!
Looks awesome! Do you cover travel and falafel expenses fo...
re: What sport/physical activity would you recommend to someone who's not super sporty by nature?
I recently went skydiving and I'm not obsessed! Trying to ...
re: Introducing the watercooler tag (light off-topic chitchat)
I don't mind taking that!
re: What are you doing while twitter is down?
It was terrible! I usually enjoy feeling all smug when eve...
re: Welcome Thread - v34
Welcome! πŸ‘‹
re: The best joke about recursion
Good one! πŸ˜‚
re: Infinite loop
ctrl+c
re: A QA engineer enters a bar
The first customer walks into the bar and asks where the re...
re: If I could go back in time and speak to myself 5 years ago, I would say...
Being a programmer is for you! It's not just for kids who'v...
re: What jobs did you hold before you got into software?
So you wore a purple leotard and a bob haircut... πŸ˜‚
re: What jobs did you hold before you got into software?
You were Donald Duck? 🀯
re: What jobs did you hold before you got into software?
Rabbi Elementary School Teacher Tech Support
re: Explain XKCD To Me
Thanks!
re: Who is hiring? (As of June 2019)
Unfortunately, there are no remote positions 😞
re: Who is hiring? (As of June 2019)
Pivotal | Software Engineer | NYC/SF/Palo-Alto/Toronto/Denv...
re: DEV Conference?
It's funny, I had the same idea a few days ago and was long...
re: What do you think about the idea that "there should be only one way of doing a thing" in programming languages?
One of the things I loved most when I was learning Ruby was...
re: 1st week @ Flatiron School.
Good luck! Flatiron is awesome! You'll do great!
re: Did you transition to tech from another career?
A combination of factors. The position I had was eliminate...
re: Did you transition to tech from another career?
Yes! I was a Rabbi and a Hebrew School teacher before swit...
re: What do you want to be when you grow up?
An astronaut! More realistically I'd like to finish my pil...
re: Gophers, what parts of Go did you find/are you finding challenging to learn?
Yeah, the idea of duck typing, where as long as an object r...
re: Gophers, what parts of Go did you find/are you finding challenging to learn?
Pointers took me some time to wrap my head around. Also, c...
re: What does your Terminal look like?
Emoji indicating if the last command was successful or n...
re: What are your non-tech interests/hobbies? 🏝
I'm a huge aviation geek! I love everything about flying; ...
re: What was your win this week?
I deleted about 850 lines of code and a whole pipeline from...
re: At work, do you have planned roundups with coworkers to discuss new and/or unfamiliar coding concepts?
My team has a weekly "Tech Forum" where one of us will get ...
re: What is your favorite desk accessory?
These are my friends who've helped me through many debuggin...
re: Did you negotiate ($) for your first technical job?
I don't think this particular company asked me, but there w...
re: Did you negotiate ($) for your first technical job?
Yes, I did. Negotiating was a part of the process I was no...
re: How many software developers does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
Oh, I just wrote a change_lighbulb.sh script to do it for m...
re: Those silly mistakes we all make
Yes! Someone pointed out the referer header to me once, and...
re: Those silly mistakes we all make
Unrelated, but my last job had a referrals-based business m...
re: Those silly mistakes we all make
These days I work mostly in Go, but even in languages with ...
re: Those silly mistakes we all make
Lol, it wasn't a consistent misspelling, it's just a long w...
re: Those silly mistakes we all make
When I was doing Ruby I always misspelled initialize!
re: Do you pay for the photos you use as cover?
I usually use photos from free stock image sites like unspl...
re: What was your win this week?
Thanks!
re: Interviews and Infants
Thank you so much for posting this! In conversations with ...
re: Who is hiring? (As of May 2019)
Pivotal doesn't really hire remote (due to how central pair...
re: Are you a fake developer? Me too.
On a lighter note, I used to think I had impostor syndrome,...
re: Are you a fake developer? Me too.
I totally get the feeling! My apparent intelligence is dire...
re: Who is hiring? (As of May 2019)
Pivotal | Software Engineer | NYC/SF/Palo-Alto/Toronto/Denv...
re: Are most of your friends developers too?
Most of my friends from my pre-development days are not dev...
re: What was your win this week?
This week I was on my first podcast!
re: What's your commute like?
45 minute subway ride. Which sounds like a lot, until you ...
re: What are you "old enough to remember" in software development?
OMG it was cat and mouse with us! I was finding workarounds...
re: GitHub announces "GitHub Sponsors"
My guess is after that they take off a small percentage to ...
re: What are you "old enough to remember" in software development?
My mother kicking me off AOL because she was expecting a ph...
re: What are your five most used terminal commands?
The one that's by far most overused (though it won't show u...
re: Expanding The DEV Core Team!
Congratulations @rhymes and @lightalloy ! Can't say I'm s...
re: Bubble Sort In JavaScript
Dude, no one is taking CS advice from Obama. It was a joke....
re: Is it dev dot too or is it dev dot tee oh?
I've always pronounced it DEV to.
re: What was your win this week?
This week, I Finally got one of our dev environment that we...
re: Level Up Your Ruby Skillz: Working With Arrays
Ruby's plethora of built-in array methods of one of the bes...
re: Planning Tech Events with Religious and Cultural Calendar Sensitivity
I'm so here for this! I've lost count of how many great co...
re: 30 Seconds of C++
Thanks! I'm learning C++ to help support one of our compone...
re: Thoughts in the wake of the Poway Synagogue Shooting
Many of us in the industry are outspoken about the state o...
re: Flatiron School Week 1 - Why the career change?
Good luck Sarah! As a Flatiron grad I can tell you the tri...
re: Who is hiring? (As of April 2019)
Pivotal | Software Engineer | NYC/SF/Palo-Alto/Toronto/Denv...
re: I Joined A Coding Bootcamp (And Here's Why)
Awesome round up! I took the bootcamp path for many of the...
re: How I solved Jessica’s NYC Parking Problem with Twitter, Twilio and NO CODE
Lol, born out of Twitter's restriction on username lengths ...
re: How I solved Jessica’s NYC Parking Problem with Twitter, Twilio and NO CODE
Thanks! Was lots of fun to make :)
re: A guide to giving & receiving effective feedback
Great post! We have a feedback rotation at work where ever...
re: What's in your podcast rotation right now?
Last year I drove 45 minutes to an hour each way for work s...
re: Design Ideas: 16 Week Writing Streak Badge
Nice! Do I get an honorary 16 badge in that case? πŸ˜‰
re: My Favorite Coding Analogies
Not to toot my own horn but: ...
re: The Story Behind The Project
If you ask me, school projects should be enough πŸ™‚ Unfortun...
re: What's your favorite coding joke/comic etc?
Lol, apparently speed limits can be nested, so when you go ...
re: What's your favorite coding joke/comic etc?
Classic! Reminds me of this one: The programmers roommate...
re: What's your favorite coding joke/comic etc?
Who hasn't 😭 Thankfully without the murderous robots thoug...
re: What's your favorite coding joke/comic etc?
re: What's your favorite coding joke/comic etc?
re: Google decides to not phase out Inbox!
Yechiel K @yechielk Gonna be dragged away from @...
re: Google decides to not phase out Inbox!
Pretty ironic seeing how Gmail was launched on April 1st...
re: What was your win this week?
I'm here for the gif πŸ˜‚
re: Design Ideas: 16 Week Writing Streak Badge
16 sounds like a great opportunity to switch to hexadecimal...
re: What was your win this week?
Not nearly as bad as I envisioned it πŸ˜‚
re: What was your win this week?
This week, I... Spoke at my first Meetup! It was at Flati...
re: March 26th #CodersTeach chat roundup: Salary negotiation!
Wow, thanks for the great recap! I know Saron makes a stor...
re: March 26th #CodersTeach chat roundup: Salary negotiation!
re: Why Parents Make the Best Coworkers
That is not what she said at all, she is literally just poi...
re: Why Parents Make the Best Coworkers
re: Have you ever quit a job without anything else lined up?
No, but I definitely wanted to. My first financial goal on...
re: First rejection
I see people from my bootcamp graduating and getting jobs ...
re: Welcome Thread - v31
Welcome Luca! Yes! I'm sure that would be helpful!
re: Who is hiring? (As of March 2019)
Pivotal | Software Engineer | NYC/SF/Palo-Alto/Toronto/Denv...
re: Jack of the Stack
Love it! And they stack so I can say I'm a developer -G...
re: Show off your first app!
My first web app was FlyLog, a logbook for student pilots w...
re: Top 5 DEV Comments from the Past Week
If I didn't make it into the roundup directly, at least a c...
re: I'm Yechiel, and I'm not an ally.
No worries! Allying means to always be learning and never t...
re: Explain XKCD To Me
Thanks! Glad you found it useful! πŸ€—
re: I'm Yechiel, and I'm not an ally.
Thanks! That means a lot to me πŸ™‚
re: I'm Yechiel, and I'm not an ally.
Yes. I believe we can teach by example. When you see someo...
re: What companies are great places to work at for women in tech?!
Well I'm one of the newest on the team, so I obviously can'...
re: I'm Yechiel, and I'm not an ally.
Thanks, I actually struggled a lot on how to verbalize it, ...
re: What companies are great places to work at for women in tech?!
As a guy I don't know if I should be talking, but I current...
re: Which .dev domains have you registered so far?
Just yechiel.dev The joy of having a name where you can pr...
re: What was your win this week?
One of our pipelines that was red all week finally went gr...
re: The Three Skills (Plus One) You Should Be Learning As A Developer
Glad you found it helpful!
re: A Window Into Developer Relations
So you're a Rabbi-turned-Evangelist. That's gotta raise so...
re: Passed my final assessment yesterday!
Congrats! I knew you'd make it!!!
re: Can I see your terminal?
The settings for the prompt are usually in a file in the ho...
re: How to Start a Conversation Without Saying a Word
OMG! This is the post I needed and didn't know! From the o...
re: What Bootcamp did you attend and would you recommend it?
I did Flatiron School's online course. I wrote two posts ab...
re: What was your last dev related Google Search?
My latest search was for "regex railroad diagram" If you d...
re: Have You Been "Ghosted" By An Employer?
Sure! With pleasure! Feel free to reach out if I can help ...
re: Have You Been "Ghosted" By An Employer?
Yes, I generally try to remember to leave a Glassdoor revie...
re: I dis-agree to all Google's Terms and Policy
Check out this post for a list of Google alternatives. So...
re: Have You Been "Ghosted" By An Employer?
In the US most jobs are "at will", meaning that the employe...
re: Have You Been "Ghosted" By An Employer?
A friend of mine had a similar story. He wasn't ghosted, b...
re: Have You Been "Ghosted" By An Employer?
Ha!
re: Have You Been "Ghosted" By An Employer?
Lol this sounds like it was them who ghosted you...
re: Have You Been "Ghosted" By An Employer?
Oh gosh! That's terrible! Were you working somewhere else ...
re: What kind of dev gift are you looking for these coming holidays?
Anything from the dev.to shop, but especially the NASA them...
re: If it's Saturday and you won't be coding again until Monday, how do you get your mind off your current work?
Ha! My thoughts exactly! πŸ˜‚
re: If it's Saturday and you won't be coding again until Monday, how do you get your mind off your current work?
No worries, my kids make sure that I forget about work with...
re: Multi-cursor in Visual Studio Code
Wow, thanks for these, they will definitely come in handy! ...
re: Advice on .ly domains.
I thought it was a reference to the DEV.TOgether stickers? ...
re: Did you earn your Hacktoberfest t-shirt?
Order placed an shipping confirmation received :)
re: Explain XKCD To Me
Ask and ye shall receive :) I'll see if I have time over t...
re: dev.to Show us your octocat alter ego
re: Top 5 DEV Comments from the Past Week
What a great idea!
re: Explain XKCD To Me
Yeah, a plugin is just a JavaScript file that gets run when...
re: Explain XKCD To Me
Thanks!
re: Explain XKCD To Me
Lol now that you mention it, when I envisioned the function...
re: Explain XKCD To Me
Oh, the pleasure was mine πŸ˜€
re: Explain XKCD To Me
πŸ˜‚ No, I made it Al Da'as Atzmi, though I'm sure Reb Munro ...
re: Explain XKCD To Me
Thanks! Let me know how it works for you...
re: Collaboration on Open Source Projects: What Works and What Doesn't?
Don't have anything to add, but I'm looking forward to watc...
re: How's your Hacktoberfest progress?
Where do you see your progress? I can't find it anywhere on...
re: Do students get to work with existing codebases?
Wish I remembered... :(
re: Do students get to work with existing codebases?
Yup! I was really impressed when I heard that. If I ever g...
re: Do students get to work with existing codebases?
I had a friend who went to a bootcamp (sorry I don't rememb...
re: Announcement from the DEV Community Founders ❀️
This is awesome! Can't wait to see what's in store as you g...
re: I'm planning to ditch my MacBook and move away from laptop computing
Wow! I started thinking that I'm the only developer without...
re: Stop! Don't blindly take that coding challenge.
Hmm I wonder why... πŸ€”
re: What are common myths about software careers?
re: What are common myths about software careers?
I heard some developers still believe tabs are better than ...
re: What is your ideal coding hour?
Night after the kids are in bed. So 10 pm until...
re: Learning Code While Working a Full Time Job
This is great! I also learned to code while still keeping ...
re: Ah, to be the Justin Bieber of Open Source
It's here. Can't say I get what the commenter got so excit...
re: Ah, to be the Justin Bieber of Open Source
:runs to look up the spec for Comment#id_code_generated: 🀣
re: If DEV were an acronym, what would it stand for?
So... DEV Engaging Virtually? 😈
re: Why Your Technical Blogs Belong On Dev.to
Awesome post! I started off on Medium as well and I still ...
re: What Defines a "Junior" Developer? πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ
I like the way @rkoutnik defined it during his talk on dev....
re: Mobile remote toolkit
Great list! I'd add a wireless mouse (and maybe keyboard i...
re: Pets in the remote workplace
One of my favorite parts of working remote is getting to se...
re: What will you want to read?
It depends, when I just come to dev.to because I want to re...
re: The Introvert's Guide to Tech Conferences
Thanks! As an introvert who's just starting to attend more...
re: Why I love hiring Junior engineers
Amen πŸ™ŒπŸ»
re: The dev.to codebase will go open-source on August 8
πŸ™Œ
re: I've noticed a lot of improvement in error messages across several libraries lately, is this Elm's influence?
I've heard a few great talks on the topic of improving erro...
re: Changelog: Mentor Matchmaking!
This is amazing! Thanks @jess
re: Can't get engineering interviews? Try the side door.
+1 for Twitter! I only became active once I started learni...
re: I was billed for 14k USD on Amazon Web Services 😱
Wow! Scary story! To GitHub's credit, I know that if they ...
re: Explain ORM oneToMany, manyToMany relation like I'm five
One to many: For example a blog post and comments. Every ...
re: What good habits are you trying to adopt?
Not reaching for my phone when I'm around my family. I'm a...
re: A Slow Death by For Loops
Unfortunately, sometimes those decisions are made for you b...
re: Web Caching Explained by Buying Milk at the Supermarket
Wow! Great analogy!
re: Follow Friday! (v2)
Okay, at this point it's getting creepy... 😜 Kidding. Ben ...
re: Follow Friday! (v2)
I try to blog on a beginner level about many different cool...
re: What are some good questions for a "State of the Web" survey?
The results should be interesting. I don't mind taking an ...
re: What The For Loop?
But that would make for a much shorter blog post... πŸ˜‰
re: Technology Must Know When to Say "I Don't Know"
I used to teach third grade. I used to love when a kid as...
re: Changelog: Announcing DEV Connect! (Beta)
There already is a "public" room where anyone can interact,...
re: What are your programming blogs?
I may be biased but I like my blog RabbiOnRails.io. I try ...
re: The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week
Look ma, I'm famous! πŸ˜„
re: Technology Must Know When to Say "I Don't Know"
This is a bug in many humans as well. The quality I respec...
re: Changelog: Announcing DEV Connect! (Beta)
That is true, didn't think of it from that perspective. Th...
re: Changelog: Announcing DEV Connect! (Beta)
Whoa! This is awesome! I like the mutual follow requiremen...
re: What The For Loop?
in that case, see some of the other clever comments to the ...
re: What The For Loop?
Ruby has it as a function πŸ˜‰ ruby-doc.org/core-1.8.7/Intege...
re: What The For Loop?
πŸ˜‚ Though if I asked you for all the odd numbers up to 100 ...
re: What The For Loop?
πŸ’― In general, I would say optimize for developer time over...
re: What The For Loop?
Thanks!
re: What The For Loop?
True. That's the problem with many of these technical inte...
re: Describe the Best Interview You've Been In
Lol yeah, I happened to know that answer. You can see the ...
re: What do you think about interactive resumes?
They're a nice gimmick and pretty cool, but pretty useless ...
re: Besides me, Who else Uses Windows for coding?
My current work uses the WAMP stack (Windows, Apache, MySQL...
re: Explain GitHub Like I'm Five
GitHub is like Instagram but for code, if Instagram let oth...
re: Developer recruitment: how to read job adverts
Ugh, my CTO is now expecting me to take on web design tasks...
re: Why do employers check job candidates' GitHub profiles?
Do they? I always hear that, but in about a year of interv...
re: The best Easter Egg you ever did leave
Not much of an easter egg, but all of my projects write my ...
re: What hobby/skill do you wish you pursued more regularly?
Flying. I love anything aviation and always dreamed of bei...
re: A recruiter sends you a job proposal with "URGENT" in the subject. What do you think and how do you respond?
Math FTW!!!!
re: Stop! Don't blindly take that coding challenge.
So true! My breaking point came after doing a code challen...
re: First Ever DEV Contest: Build a Realtime App with Pusher
Unicorn included?
re: First Ever DEV Contest: Build a Realtime App with Pusher
$250 at the DEV.to shop, that's enough to buy every item on...
re: First Ever DEV Contest: Build a Realtime App with Pusher
Oooohhh, now to come up with an idea... πŸ€”
re: Advanced devs and beginner devs can co-exist harmoniously. It's not rocket science.
Point taken.
re: How do I get experience when I have no experience?
Great suggestions on where to get some experience. I just ...
re: On Becoming a Technical Writer
Thanks! For someone with his first interview for a Technic...
re: I’m Ben and I am a Rails developer
Ruby Conferences will do that to you. I was at RubyConf la...
re: What's your favorite useless repo/package/website/etc?
nocode hackertyper is fun for showing off to your friends ...
re: What's your favorite useless repo/package/website/etc?
Yup, came to post activate-power-mode :)
re: Your Questions Are Dumb; Ask Them Anyway
Great post! There's a Talmudic proverb that says "One who ...
re: Write a function that outputs a pleasant text color hex given a background color hex
This is when I need the πŸ€” reaction back... πŸ˜‚
re: Advanced devs and beginner devs can co-exist harmoniously. It's not rocket science.
Yes, when a newbie comes to me and they are all discouraged...
re: Advanced devs and beginner devs can co-exist harmoniously. It's not rocket science.
Yes, I noticed the article was written by a woman, and if I...
re: Advanced devs and beginner devs can co-exist harmoniously. It's not rocket science.
Wow. So you see a study that seems to imply that women dea...
re: Advanced devs and beginner devs can co-exist harmoniously. It's not rocket science.
...they are not only being accused of creating a hostile e...
re: Advanced devs and beginner devs can co-exist harmoniously. It's not rocket science.
And a fine job the lot of you did! Though I wouldn't class...
re: Advanced devs and beginner devs can co-exist harmoniously. It's not rocket science.
If Stack Overflow isn't for junior and mid level Devs I do...
re: Advanced devs and beginner devs can co-exist harmoniously. It's not rocket science.
Thanks for this post. I used to think the toxicity of SO w...
re: What do you do on a daily basis for your job?
Web Developer: Field incoming tickets with bug reports/fe...
re: Add SMS Notifications to Your Rails App Using Twilio
Awesome! Let me know if it's helpful.
re: Helping Men in Tech Help Women In Tech
Thanks for this post. And some of the comments just serve t...
re: Is coding a work-for-free popularity contest?
Yeah, it's a tough one. While it looks like the industry i...
re: Better passwords in Ruby applications with the Pwned Passwords API
There's the coolest gem ever!
re: Changelog: Suggested follows on onboarding!
Phew, was wondering where that came from. Guess I gotta ge...
re: How to Find Your Mentor
This is excellent! People think mentorship has to be this ...
re: Blogging as a Developer
Also worth noting that dev.to allows you to use a canonical...
re: Why doesn't CSS move faster (like JavaScript)?
I think the underlying question is not why is CSS moving sl...
re: Smooshing JavaScript
That is a really cool logo! I'll have to visit someday :)
re: I'm developing software and I don't Google any more.
Welcome to the Duck side! I switched a few months ago and ...
re: What did you do in the first quarter of this year?
Mainly VSCode
re: What did you do in the first quarter of this year?
I started a new job. Got more comfortable with PHP. Fixed...
re: What are some fundamentals of security every developer should understand?
GitHub is pretty good with that, if they detect that one of...
re: [PoC] Partially random passwords: or how to protect users passwords from keyloggers with partially random passwords
All the attacker has to do is wait for the person to log in...
re: Explain MVC like I'm five
I wrote a blog post to explain it using a great analogy: We...
re: Smooshing JavaScript
I just liked the visual of two arrays getting zipped togeth...
re: Smooshing JavaScript
Yeah, I met Sean Griffin and his Ruby at rubyconf last year...
re: Smooshing JavaScript
Yeah, I heard Ruby learned a lot from Perl so followed the ...
re: Smooshing JavaScript
I'm all for adorable names. One of my favorite Ruby method...
re: Why are you NOT worried about the robot apocalypse?
Because the more intelligent AI becomes, the more it will b...
re: Deploy your app with Heroku
Yup, my entire portfolio (including my portfolio site itsel...
re: What's your dream job?
Yup, sounds just like the type of toxic work culture I'd li...
re: What's your dream job?
Waiting to find it first πŸ˜‰
re: What's your dream job?
A job at a company with a strong remote-first philosophy th...
re: Can I see your terminal?
The // β™₯ is the default prompt in Flatiron School's IDE (a ...
re: How would you go about resigning as a Junior Developer?
but the one thing that keeps me held up is the thought of ...
re: Nothing in Software Development is Obvious
Telling someone something is obvious is a lot less fun than...
re: Describe the Best Interview You've Been In
I had an interviewer on a tech interview ask me why manhole...
re: Describe the Best Interview You've Been In
I'll be looking out...
re: Describe the Best Interview You've Been In
...We've recently tweaked our interview process to be a bi...
re: Describe the Best Interview You've Been In
My favorite ones were the ones that felt more like a conver...
re: Building a Command-Line Interface with Ruby
Ahh, I remember my first project with Flatiron. The sinki...
re: What's your best dev pick-up line?
Wanna run sudo mount --bind on my system?
re: What's your best dev pick-up line?
Me: hey, we should go out sometime. Them: (hesitating a bi...
re: A Candid Look at My First Day as a Developer
Thanks for writing this up! As someone who will be startin...
re: 5 Unusual Test Questions I Got While Interviewing for Web Dev Roles
lol, some great replies there!
re: 5 Unusual Test Questions I Got While Interviewing for Web Dev Roles
Once saw someone tweet that they'd respond to such a questi...
re: How to receive and respond to text messages in Ruby with Hanami and Twilio
I can't say I understood enough of what's going on to be ab...
re: How to receive and respond to text messages in Ruby with Hanami and Twilio
It was awesome! Got the SMS app running. One small hitch:...
re: How to receive and respond to text messages in Ruby with Hanami and Twilio
Thanks for this! I've been looking for a chance to take Han...
re: How does it feel to be a junior developer
Thanks! :)
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