Hey Ryan, that's a perfect description of The Practical Dev, and of reasons to blog about tech. Your post really inspired me.
Personally, I have my own blog because I like to have a canonical place for my content. That's not a problem, though, because one of the amazing features of dev.to is publishing from RSS. This way, I can manage my content but also share it with the community. That's yet another reason to love dev.to: they do not have the walled garden mentality of other platforms.
Anyway, I have to say this community is amazing and your post was a nice tribute to it. Thank you for it :)
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