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Jason C. McDonald

Not programming related, but super excited that my first mystery novel, "Noah Clue, P.I." releases in paperback worldwide on Sunday!! EEEEEEEEE!

I also just got word that the Elliot Bay Book Company in Seattle will be carrying it in store in their mystery section!

It's really kinda surreal. I spent several minutes yesterday just staring at the Barnes & Noble page for the book, hardly able to believe this is real.

YAY!

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Jing Xue

Toby Flenderson, is that you?

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Jason C. McDonald • Edited

Couldn't be. I have no concerns over present air quality.

Sips coffee.

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Jing Xue

Lol, good one. Congrats by the way!

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miku86

Hey Jason,

congrats!

How did you learn writing?

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Jason C. McDonald • Edited

I've been coming up with stories my whole life, growing up in literary circles, as my mother is an author and editor. So, as you can imagine, I read a lot of books, both with my mother and on my own. (I read through the complete unabridged Wizard of Oz series by myself in one summer when I was six.)

I joined my first professional critique group when I was eight; I was told I'd be welcome to join, but they'd expect me to accept the same unvarnished feedback that any grown-up member would get, and to read their work and provide the same sort of honest feedback. So, I did.

When writing professionally, you really learn that nothing you write is sacred. Even the sentence you think is the most brilliant, or the quote you think must surely be worthy of Bartlett's Quotations, might actually need to get cut from the book. Most people are okay coming up with words; the art of writing is largely in getting rid of words.

From there, I just kept writing, participating in critique groups and countless writing workshops, and honing my craft.

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K-Sato

Congrats!!

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Ashvin Kumar Suthar • Edited

I am proud of creating JSitor, which is an alternative of JSFiddle, JSBin and CodePen.

I won't say that JSitor will be the best tool but definitely it is worth to explore. Give a try and share your feedback. I would love to hear from you guys.

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willsmart

Awesome work!
I'm finding it an easier interface than codepen, and the autocomplete is great.

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Ashvin Kumar Suthar

Thank you Willsmart. I am glad to hear that. Let me know if you any suggestions or feedback, I would love to resolve that.

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K-Sato

Looks awesome! Great job!!

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Ashvin Kumar Suthar

Thank you K-Sato.

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Natalia

Well, I'm proud of two main things right now!

  1. My blog CodeMeNatalie where I try to write mainly about CSS and show people that it's not difficult! :)

  2. My creations on CodePen!

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Ben Halpern

Cool!

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Fernando Crozetta

That Pacman <3

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Yann Renaudin ๐Ÿค–๐Ÿคท๐Ÿฝโ€โ™‚๏ธ • Edited

I'm proud of maintaining an Open Source library called Morphism since 3 years. Even though there are not so much stars, last year it registered 7K NPM downloads, and this year, at this time it reaches +35K NPM downloads ๐Ÿ˜Š.

GitHub logo nobrainr / morphism

โšก Do not repeat anymore your objects transformations.

Morphism

npm npm bundle size (minified) npm CircleCI (all branches) Deps Greenkeeper badge

In many fields of mathematics, morphism refers to a structure-preserving map from one mathematical structure to another. A morphism f with source X and target Y is written f : X โ†’ Y. Thus a morphism is represented by an arrow from its source to its target.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morphism

  • โš›๏ธ Write your schema once, Transform your data everywhere
  • 0๏ธโƒฃ Zero dependencies
  • ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿฝ Typescript Support

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kurisutofu • Edited

On one of my project, I had to create almost the same thing! I didn't know about this!
I just starred it, it looks really useful!

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Yann Renaudin ๐Ÿค–๐Ÿคท๐Ÿฝโ€โ™‚๏ธ

Awesome! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐ŸฝThank you ๐Ÿ˜Š I would be curious to know the use case you had in your project :)

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Ben Halpern

DEV has come a long way since its origins...

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Yaser Al-Najjar • Edited

Proud speaking up about one of the worst experiences I've had in life:

I LOVE this community โ™ฅ๏ธ

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Douglas Fugazi

I'm proud of be a software tester. :)

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Saurabh Daware ๐ŸŒป

I am proud of making ProjectMan a command line tool to add projects to favorites and open them from anywhere using command pm open.

I released it's v1.2.0 and have almost all the most asked features done by this version so it is pretty stable now.

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Adrian Bece

I guess I'm most proud of something non-career related.

Since childhood, I've had a terrible posture and it only got worse throughout college and when I started working. I've had scoliosis and kyphosis, and I was a year or two away from needing surgery to fix it.

My girlfriend motivated me to get a personal trainer specialized in posture, and after 7 months of regular exercises and progress tracking, I'm almost finished in fixing my posture. Exercises were simple and very effective and I didn't need to buy anything to perform them. And I also could do them at home. Each month I would get a new set of exercises targeting different areas of the body that were needed to correct the posture.

So I also want to encourage anyone else that has issues with posture to seek help and try to fix it before it gets worse. Posture exercises are great and you'll feel much better after a month or two of regular exercises.

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miku86

I started my 30 Day Challenge: Write one Post per Day 24 days ago and wrote on 23 days, with only one failed day and no safety-net.

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Ashlee (she/her)

I've done a blogging challenge as well! Are you finding that it's helped you create a writing habit?

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miku86

Yes!
Social accountability is a great motivation.

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David Wickes

I took care of my daughter all day on my own on Tuesday and nobody died.

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Maciek Chmura

I am proud of my past endeavors as a maker (programming 3D CNC machines count?).
I managed to develop a production process and create from start to finish snowboards, kiteboards, and surfboards.
Had to close it due to some external factors.
I still have few boards and tech in my head ๐Ÿ˜‰
Maybe when I will have some free time I will write it all down and opensource it.

boards

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Aspen James

I just earned my first developer job at a company I love, and I could not be more excited and proud of myself!!!

Began programming in a bootcamp beginning of 2018, worked as a coach at the same bootcamp after graduation, and will be starting my new role as a full stack engineer at the end of the month!

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Fulton Browne

Built this pretty cool UI for my app
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Chris Achard

What's it written in?

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Fulton Browne

Just java and android layout XML

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Chris Achard

Ah, cool! (I write React Native, so I don't know much about native dev with android layout XML :) )

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Fulton Browne

Some people hate it I really dont mind it though

<androidx.core.widget.NestedScrollView xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    xmlns:app="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res-auto"
    xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools"
    android:layout_width="match_parent"
    android:layout_height="match_parent"
    app:layout_behavior="@string/appbar_scrolling_view_behavior"
    tools:context=".about"
    tools:showIn="@layout/activity_about">

    <TextView
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:layout_margin="@dimen/text_margin"
        android:text="@string/large_text" />

</androidx.core.widget.NestedScrollView>
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Chris Achard

heh; I could see how that could get difficult to write or figure out what is going on :) but I could also see how you like it. Thanks for showing!

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Emmanuel Okiche

All hail Flutter!!!

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Fulton Browne

Love it too.

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Fulton Browne

Yah and thats my shortest one the one you see in the picture is here:
github.com/FultonBrowne/Ara-androi...