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re: Do you code on the weekend? How often, what’s your routine like?
The weekends are the perfect time to not have a routine. I ...
re: What's a lesson that you can only learn through experience?
Personally, I keep having more and more "aha!" moments arou...
re: Are Premium Domains Bad?
I didn't. Google's check on get.app also says it's taken. h...
re: Are Premium Domains Bad?
I'm not interested in investing in domain names. To the cou...
re: How many software developers does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
If it's an entreprise lightbulb, I'm gonna hire 10 develope...
re: How many computer devices do you own?
I love the small form factor, and it's a decent phone for m...
re: How many computer devices do you own?
daily use Iphone SE 2014 Macbook pro Google Home mini no l...
re: What is the Coolest Program ever?
I think the coolest piece of code will be something that ru...
re: What was your win this week?
I gave a lightning talk at the Joy of Coding conference in ...
re: What are you "old enough to remember" in software development?
The YayQuery Podcast 🌈🦄🎙 (Linking to the wayback machine, b...
re: DEV Notes: Don't Forget To Clear Cache!
Great article! Very clear explanation. Hope this helps ou...
re: What was your win this week?
This week, I was accepted to give a lightning talk at the J...
re: Google Code Jam 2019 Discussion
Hi William, Round 1 is divided into 3 sub-rounds. If you p...
re: A Good React Date and Time Picker
Hi Eric That looks cool, but I'm building this app as a vo...
re: What's your favorite coding joke/comic etc?
I don't know about my favorite, but this just made me giggl...
re: Which GraphQL client do you use, and why?
Derp, I messed up on the title, thanks for noticing. Will c...
re: Comic Sans is now the default reading font
Great default font! Makes comic sense.
re: Cube.js, the Open Source Dashboard Framework: Ultimate Guide
This looks neat! I had never heard of cube.js before, but w...
re: Listening to a podcast while coding, a good idea? Your thoughts.
I sometimes do, but it has to be: 1) a podcast I'm not rea...
re: Software Engineering VS Civil Engineering
I don't know, to be honest. I just googled "bridge construc...
re: The Internet Lottery™ for content creators
Whatever the outcome of this article's lottery ticket, you ...
re: How To Get Your First Web Dev Job With No Experience
What worked for me was networking, which is weird for a shy...
re: Which game are you playing right now?
I love puzzle games. My all-time favorites are Portal 1 and...
re: Is it safe to host many droplets in one digital ocean account?
I think the overhead of managing droplets across accounts o...
re: New Feature: Organization Notifications!
Might be worth thinking about blocking org notifications fr...
re: A Good React Date and Time Picker
Not really. I ended up writing around react-datepicker that...
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
Hopefully, your UX skills have improved somewhat since then...
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
My first coding experience was when I first came a cross Yo...
re: What's your Wifi's name?
That's why I gave my phone the name "☎️". It's quick to spo...
re: Why a Database is like a Dance Class
Poorly written bash is like the macarena, nobody understand...
re: Dear IOS developers, Please Ignore 3-Finger Taps
Sorry to everyone who gets battery anxiety from seeing my s...
re: Dev.dev! Get your .dev domain now!
Procurement is one of these business terms that I've never ...
re: Anyone planning to register a .dev domain? Yes it's live!
It'd be so cool if this site could also be reached at to.de...
re: What was your win this week?
Well, I hope that with StraTopo, we can combine our skills ...
re: Quick Tip: Transform an Array into an Object using .reduce()
Oh, now I understand your point about not thinking about th...
re: Quick Tip: Transform an Array into an Object using .reduce()
Thx, fixing that now :)
re: What was your win this week?
This'll be a huge learning experience for me. The company o...
re: What was your win this week?
This week, I got confirmation that I'll be starting as a we...
re: What's the Craziest Question You Ever Asked on Stack Overflow?
I wasn't sure what the craziest one would be, but here's th...
re: Learn to build a web site without using any frameworks?
Would it be possible to get part of the course? I'm quite f...
re: Test Coverage - going from bad to good, and knowing when to do it
s it really possible to cover untested code? And to cover ...
re: What are the least intuitive fundamentals and best practices in software development?
I think it’s perfectly fine to have directories for cross c...
re: What are the least intuitive fundamentals and best practices in software development?
Completely agree.
re: How to prevent pasting into input fields
It can be useful in online exercises, where typing out the ...
re: What are the least intuitive fundamentals and best practices in software development?
I'm sorry if I'm harping too much on this, but it's been on...
re: How to prevent pasting into input fields
re: Is The Web Forcing Us to Split Applications the Wrong Way?
Agreed. So how do you usually go about making changes acros...
re: Is The Web Forcing Us to Split Applications the Wrong Way?
I actually think making your business logic one sharable un...
re: Which conferences are you submitting CFPs to?
At the end of last year, I submitted my first ever CFPs. On...
re: A Good React Date and Time Picker
Hey Shawn, thanks for the suggestions. I've tried both of t...
re: New Feature: Mute Notifications
Great feature! It seems a little weird to have a completely...
re: What would you like to see on your DEV profile?
I don't have specific features, just usage considerations. ...
re: 3 ways to retain your dev flow between sessions 💪
I sometimes do an extended version of the git dirty tip, wh...
re: New Years and New Beginnings: I'm Joining the DEV team!
Congrats! I 've loved your writing here, and am looking for...
re: Common Mistakes in Tech Resumes
I love articles like this, because they help you think abou...
re: New Year's Resolutions Suck! Pick a Theme of the Year
Great theme! If you're looking for app ideas, I'm still lo...
re: brain.js - Neural networks in JavaScript
If you're running in NodeJS anyway, I'd expect you're bette...
re: Analytics will be generally available soon
Is this based on the Google Analytics API? Or do you do you...
re: Analytics will be generally available soon
I'm hoping there's a way to do that while preserving the li...
re: dev.to Repo Recap
Love this sort of overview!
re: What are you not interested in learning?
Here's my list off the top of my head. This is with the cav...
re: How to get out of the hole
Knowing that you're not alone is so incredibly important, a...
re: Changelog: Create Series of Posts
What about doing something authors are currently already do...
re: Changelog: Create Series of Posts
Is there a non-screen reader way to see the title attribute...
re: Changelog: Create Series of Posts
Looks cool! I see the case for not wanting the picker at t...
re: How-to Build Your Own React Boilerplate with webpack 4 & Babel 7
As much as I enjoy that cartoon, watch out with being snark...
re: Who wants to build a BaaS with me?
I think a little bit more detail might be useful here. What...
re: dev.to Show us your octocat alter ego
re: Thoughts on GitHub Actions?
I think building in CI capabilities was something Gitlab go...
re: A call for kindness in open source
A true meritocracy is also unrealistic, because people have...
re: Should the Quality of GitHub Projects Be Evaluated by Their Star Count?
I'm not convinced. Hard-to-understand code can be hard to m...
re: Should the Quality of GitHub Projects Be Evaluated by Their Star Count?
readable. A huge percentage of websites run on WordPress, ...
re: Should the Quality of GitHub Projects Be Evaluated by Their Star Count?
I'm not sure it always means good code, but it does usually...
re: Uncomfortable Situations Don't Go Away
This is something I'm still learning. Rationally, I know it...
re: Some questions about how DEV.to works
Thanks for taking the time to answer these :). I've taken a...
re: The challenge to make a shape area calculation in CodeFights (rebrand as CodeSignal)
I think think there's an even easier solution: shapeAre...
re: Async/Await and the forEach Pit of Despair
I love your toddler metaphor ❤.
re: Async/Await and the forEach Pit of Despair
You can use backticks "``" around in-line source code to im...
re: Introducing our September 2018 sponsors
Any chance of another sponsor hackathon like the one you di...
re: When is it appropriate to ask for donations?
IU agree, whenever you feel you're providing value, you sho...
re: When is it appropriate to ask for donations?
I'm always a bit afraid to click on Youtube links without c...
re: Do we live near each other?
Maastricht, Netherlands
re: Welcome Thread - v15
Hi Aditya, welcome to the community :). I hope you find it ...
re: Welcome Thread - v14
Hi Ryan, Welcome to the community. We all strive to build t...
re: Response to 25 Tips for New Developers
Regarding the clean coding patterns and teaching them early...
re: If DEV were an acronym, what would it stand for?
Dancing Eddie Vedder Double-Expletive Variable Develo...
re: Clean, DRY, SOLID Spaghetti
Interesting read. I haven't had to maintain a codebase for ...
re: Help me prevent disappointing another 2,500 website visitors.
Thx for he link, David :), but I think CrossBrowserTesting ...
re: How to deal with ActiveRecord::StatementInvalid PG::QueryCanceled?
I have no experience with anything ruby-related, let alone ...
re: Easily make animated gifs using Javascript.
I used JSGIF, which is licensed under the MIT license. Publ...
re: The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week
Woo-hoo!!! 🎉
re: Lay Out Your Code Like You'd Lay Out Your House
I didn't, although DDD is definitely something I'd like to ...
re: What is your favourite function()?
I don't really have a favorite function, because it's all a...
re: Would it be possible for routers to run Let's Encrypt?
I'm not really sure how that would work. The router would n...
re: I'm 21, Transgender, and 💜 to code! Happy Pride Month, AMA! 🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍🌈
Just wanted to say congrats!! I don't really have a questio...
re: Project Euler #1 - Multiples of 3 and 5
result = sum(x for x in range(1001) if x % 3 == 0 or x % 5 ...
re: What do you dislike about your favorite language?
In Python, if you write multiple strings adjacent to each o...
re: Pixel Wars: Contest Entry
I've left my mark. Nice work!
re: Changelog: Badges!
Are you planning to add a page that lists all available bAd...
re: Let's build a more inclusive web developer community
I'd love to help you out. I think a great way to help peopl...
re: FAQ / Support Thread for the Pusher Contest
I always get confused with 12:00 AM/PM. I'm assuming the de...
re: Portfolio suggestion/feedback.
Nice site! But I tried it on my iPhone, and I couldn't find...
re: Google I/O Announcements
There's an amazing blog post about Duplex, the technology b...
re: Google I/O Announcements
Being visually impaired, the self-driving car discussion go...
re: Who'd be interested in a kind of open CS lecture stream, and what would you like to have covered?
Some tihngs I'm interested in: -lower-level programming, e...
re: Are interruptions really worse for programmers than for other knowledge workers?
Do you preer a physical paper or whiteboard, or do you use ...
re: Are interruptions really worse for programmers than for other knowledge workers?
I agree that software from a user-facing model is not divid...
re: Pusher contest ideas/discussion thread
I'm toying with 2 ideas: a word game, and a werewolf game. ...
re: How to build a custom resume map (resumap) w/ Mapbox 🗺️
I think this looks great, and can be used for way more than...
re: Learning Generative Art; day 2 "Feather" 🐦
Wow, that looks neat!
re: First Ever DEV Contest: Build a Realtime App with Pusher
I'm probably not going to enter multiple apps, but would th...
re: How To Work With Developers - A Guide for Non-Developers
Yes, we value focussed attention time but there's also a my...
re: Kamisado, a JavaScript Implementation of an Abstract Board Game.
I hadn't heard about it either before last week. I was look...
re: What post tags do we have here on dev.to besides title, description, tags and cover_image?
For future reference, you can find these in the markdown re...
re: Why I am not going to attend Hackathons anymore
I'd be careful with words like toxic. I don't think there's...
re: Explain Synchronous vs. Asynchronous in JavaScript Like I’m Five
Here's the 5 year-old's explanation: Translations to adult...
re: How do you feel about braces and semicolons?
You usually indent code between braces anyway, so why not l...
re: You're Doing It All Wrong™
I've bookmarked the talk, because it looks really interesst...
re: You're Doing It All Wrong™
This is exactly what I was thinking while reading this. Com...
re: Do you think dev.to should have an API to so that you can list your posts/activity on your websites etc. ?
That's what RSS feeds are for :).
re: There's No Such Thing as a Full Stack Developer
I actually perefer FullStack developer over something like ...
re: Changelog: Richer (and Smarter) Suggested Posts Beneath Articles
Just curious, how does the original system decide which pos...
re: Your thoughts on Creating a New User
One thing you see more and more in cases like this is a pub...
re: Your thoughts on Creating a New User
Regarding the dangers of redirects, I think Ben is talking ...
re: Your developer timeline
Not sure about the timings, but the order is correct 0 ...
re: Is being a master Android developer feasible today considering the availability of UI frameworks such as Flutter, React etc.?
With frameworks like React Native and flutter, you're relyi...
re: How to self-destruct successfully
Great post, but I'd like to add a note here on evaluating y...
re: Explain Abstractions like I'm five
Going from the 5-year-old to the programmer mindset, I thin...
re: Challenge: Write a program that never stops
his technically doesn't run forever, but takes longer than ...
re: What do you Google EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. and never just memorize?
How to find out which process is listening on a certain poi...
re: Feature toggles in the front-end - useful pattern or delivering dead code? #discuss!
You're always delivering dead code to some extent. Most use...
re: theuserisvisuallyimpaired.com
Alright, thanks! I'll make a recording ASAP
re: theuserisvisuallyimpaired.com
I'll bring up any issues I encounter on dev.to, as I've don...
re: You can now display your most awesome GitHub repos on your DEV profile
Also some feedback on the jobs tag: Location, Location, Loc...
re: Quickfire Discussion: I'm a Junior Developer, tell me your top 3 pieces of advice.
The field of programming is so huge that it's easy to feel...
re: When do you build a SPA vs. a server-rendered app?
If I remember correctly, you're using Preact on dev.to, rig...
re: When do you build a SPA vs. a server-rendered app?
(P)Reat on the frontend, Django on the backend. Possibly pr...
re: When do you build a SPA vs. a server-rendered app?
The app I'm working on doesn't require much local state, bu...
re: Depression & Anxiety in programming
If I could, I'd give your post over 9000 hearts, and this v...
re: When do you build a SPA vs. a server-rendered app?
Given recent developments like service workers and IndexedD...
re: Explain webhooks to me like I'm five
When your dad's car breaks down for whatever reason, he tak...
re: Quick Tip: Programming by Wishful Thinking
In practice, I don't really think it does. It's just my way...
re: Quick Tip: Programming by Wishful Thinking
I'm not sure how much of a quick tip this is actually. I wa...
re: Looking for questions to ask developers in a fun interview series
If you've been in the position to make hiring decisions, w...
re: I'm the CTO of Meetup, ask me anything!
How does fastly stack up against CloudFlare? I've been real...
re: Developer Halloween Costumes
re: Managing dotenv files in git repositories
This looks cool! I'll use that in my next project. Can the ...
re: Explain MapReduce like I'm five
Santa needs some help with organizing his christmas present...
re: Web development portfolio tips from an interviewer’s perspective
Also, I'm sorry, I didn't know debug links could expire. I ...
re: Web development portfolio tips from an interviewer’s perspective
Thank you so much for taking the time to do this. Both the...
re: Web development portfolio tips from an interviewer’s perspective
Could you review this layout idea for my website? s.codepen...
re: Explain how to read/write bezier curves like I'm five
There's a great interactive tutorial on Bezier curves. It's...
re: Accessibility Primer Part 0: Glossary
I never knew about the d/Deaf thing. Is there similar termi...
re: Explain GraphQL like I'm five.
Maybe I'm stretching the analogy too far here, but the comp...
re: Describe your code with a song name
Mine:
re: How do you feel about opt-out telemetry in dev tools?
I personally don't mind it. But I'm usually OK with sending...
re: On Walking before Running
I'm a newbie in the field, and I've never been taught about...
re: How do you share knowledge?
I'm not currently part of a professional team, but it seems...
re: Quick tip: Check Out the Code Review Stack Exchange
Thanks! Fixed it.
re: OpenSource Collabs
Yes, I think that gets you more responses.
re: What are some ideas for tags on dev.to?
Something like #mistake, where you talk about (technical) d...
re: OpenSource Collabs
I'm not sure it makes sense to form an "open source" team t...
re: How do you decide if a feature/API is safe to use in production?
Since you're talking about feature detection, I'm going to ...
re: What simple things annoy you about your favourite programming languages?
In Python: "Hello" "World" == "HelloWorld" This leads to...
re: Have psychological issues ever had a big impact on your career/life, and how did you deal with that?
There certainly are levels to anxiety like this. With one p...
re: If you code to music, what type of music do you listen to?
Sometimes music from the 60's and 70's, ranging from the be...
re: If you wear headphones, which ones do you use?
Currently, cheap apple earbud knockoffs.
re: Pair Programming with a visually impaired programmer
I ended up reading the text in the image by zooming in with...
re: What was your most frustrating experience dealing with "non-technical" people?
I get quite frustrated with the amount of user-blaming in t...
re: Accessibility audits are fun!
Thanks for mentioning my post! I haven't opened Canary in q...
re: How to Make Your Website Accessible to People Who Use a Screen Magnifier
I don't think so, but I'm not sure. I've never heard of any...
re: How to Make Your Website Accessible to People Who Use a Screen Magnifier
Hi, and thanks for your comment. Given that your product t...
re: How to Make Your Website Accessible to People Who Use a Screen Magnifier
I'm always happy to check out a website, try it out and giv...
re: Better Ways to Talk About Code: Announcing Rich Embeddable Blocks
I love the feature, but I just spent 15 minutes looking for...
re: The Boy Scout Rule
I see this "no cleaning for the sake of cleaning" line a lo...
re: The Bottom-Up Approach to Learning Computing
Yep, but many of the courses on there seem to be very job o...
re: The Bottom-Up Approach to Learning Computing
Is there a mooc similar to the programme you mention that's...
re: Why do programmers wear headphones? For the same reason that you can’t juggle.
I like this cartoon when explaining this to people:
re: my solution of Tidy Number (Google Code Jam)
Especially for the qualification round, where you have more...
re: Walking in unfamiliar shoes: Ruby feels weird to me.
Someone asked me to help out on a Ruby project. Also, there...
re: Walking in unfamiliar shoes: Ruby feels weird to me.
I had the exact same feeling at times.
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