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Somebody pinch me - I'm joining DEV! ๐ŸŽ‰

A dream I didn't even know I had has come true: I'm joining the DEV team as an Associate Software Engineer! ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿพ

DEV has played a special, significant role in my journey breaking into Tech. After my bootcamp, I sought to continue developing with other engineers (just like I had during bootcamp). So I decided to join an opensource project with Rails as part of their stack. DEV's was the only opensource project that I managed to successfully configure on my local machine. Their code community warmly welcomed my PR contributions.

I switched my blogging platform from Medium to DEV, and later ran an engaging DEV Ask-Me-Anything about my developer journey. That's when I experienced DEV's rich, diverse, respectful and empowering community.

When DEV asked me to be one of their community moderators, I got to know some of their core and auxiliary team members. I later applied to my current position, and in full transparency, didn't expect to get far in the process (that's how intimidated I was by their talent). So yes, I was BLOWN to receive their offer.

I'm so excited to seriously level up - as much in humility and empathy as in technical prowess, to serve the DEV community, and to further DEV's purpose however I'm graced to.

Thanks for reading! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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Ben Halpern

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Arit Developer

Kermit's jiggle is #Awesome ๐Ÿ˜†

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Michael Tharrington

Welcome to the team, Arit! ๐Ÿ˜€

I searched for a GIF and found one that's just a tad creepy, haha...

https://media.giphy.com/media/MAir7JcHGl0TLlwbtV/giphy.gif

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rhymes

๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

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jsjayfiled

Nice GIF! But I can't find the keywords to make this appear in Teams. If I use the URL for the pic, then teams won't display it inline.
Can you find this on gify?

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Michael Tharrington

Haha, glad you dig it!

Sorry, but I'm not entirely sure I understand your question here... can you please elaborate?

Also, I can't seem to find this GIF anymore... not sure where I got it from! Here's a similar one though!

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jsjayfiled

haha, thanks. No probs, you'd need to use Teams to understand. That new one is good. But I love the scheming vibes of the OG one. Thanks again and take care.

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Michael Tharrington

Oh I gotcha! Ya wanna share this on MS Teams. Dang, yeah I really don't know where this GIF initiated โ€” and lol that raccoon is totally scheming. Best of luck in finding it!

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Nick Taylor

Welcome to DEV Arit! So excited that you've joined the team! ๐Ÿ”ฅ

Multiple TV and movie characters giving a thumbs up

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Ridhwana Khan

Soooo super excited to have you on the team! alt_text

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Andy Zhao (he/him)

Stoked to have you, Arit! ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜„

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Andrew Brown ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰

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Christina Gorton

Switching in to tech while nursing a newborn... Now that I can relate tooโค๏ธ
Congrats Arit and DEV!

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Jess Lee

So excited to have you on board :)

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Bavouzet Benoรฎt

Welcome to DEV team Arit !

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Katie Nelson

Welcome Arit, from the DEV #welcome tag moderator.

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Naya Moss

This may be my first comment on this website, and I am happy it's to tell congratulations! ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿฅณ

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Arit Developer

Awwww thank you sis!! โค

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Naya Moss

Please keep us all posted, I love sharing your work and progress in my newsletter ๐Ÿค—

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Hashim Warren

Wow! Been following your journey, and I'm excited you landed at such a great and growing product/brand

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Arit Developer

Thank you brother, you're so kind!

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Ryan Smith

Congrats Arit!

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Sung M. Kim

๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽˆ Arit!

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charles1303

Congrats and all the very best. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘