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What was your first post?

yuriguernsey profile image Yuri Alves ・1 min read

Hey, I made a little simple web app, that gets your first ever post on Dev.to.
I will still be working on the web app to add more feature and hopefully allow other sites.
https://firstdev.netlify.app/
What do you think?
What would you like added?

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Ben Halpern

Rails 5 was going to be released shortly. I figured if I emailed up DHH and asked him some good questions he might share the article once it was published. How else is anybody going to come visit DEV before there's content? πŸ˜…

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Yuri Alves Author

It’s crazy to think the journey that DEV has come.

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Ben Halpern

I concur. Plenty more journey to go though.

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Yuri Alves Author

I look forward to it and being part of it as a user

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Devin Witherspoon

Hey, thanks for sharing! I think a great next step would be to make the site more accessible. Some things you could do:

  • Make the search a form, and button type submit which should enable hitting enter to submit
  • Make the title a heading component
  • Give the link a more "interactive" appearance, to replace the "Click me to view the post"

Additionally, it looks like there's no way to return to the search, so adding that would be a great next step.

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Yuri Alves Author

Thank you for the feedback. I will be sure to add those.

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@lukeocodes πŸ•ΉπŸ‘¨β€πŸ’»

Just a suggestion: remove the duplicate post from the 24th November ✌🏻

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Yuri Alves Author

Thank you for that. It has been removed

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Charanjit Chana

Not a criticism, just a comment: my first post on dev was cross posted from my blog and that’s where the result takes me. Is that intended behaviour?

I get exactly why it would work that way, but thought I’d ask the question! πŸ™‚

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Yuri Alves Author

Well ideally it should take you to your dev post. However, if your post is linked to another site then yes

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Rahul

Amazing thing. Is the repo public so we can pull request.

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Yuri Alves Author

Thank you. Not yet but I will be making it public soon.

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Rahul

Ok Amazing.