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re: I Am A PhD Astrophysicist American Expat in Ireland, A Lead Software Developer, and Training for a Marathon, Ask Me Anything!
Hey Nicko! Sorry, I just saw this. It depends how long you ...
re: Java Daily Coding Problem #001
Follow-up with arrays with more elements: Benchmark ...
re: Java Daily Coding Problem #001
Joan and Andrei both provided alternative solutions to this...
re: Java Daily Coding Problem #001
You bring up a good point. I should hide my solutions for f...
re: Java Daily Coding Problem #001
This sounds reasonable to me but note that the problem does...
re: Java Daily Coding Problem #001
So it could be that the Set solution is just as memory-effi...
re: Java Daily Coding Problem #001
What is the Big-O of this solution, though? In the worst c...
re: Java Daily Coding Problem #001
Very clever! I like this answer.
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
I really like this. Thanks for the info!
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
I like how this one encourages interactivity. You naturally...
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
Looks good! I like the typeface on your name in the header....
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
I like it! I think your site is a good example of how you c...
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
I like it! The color scheme at the top feels very Googley. ...
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
Looks good! Very professional. What's that at the bottom: ...
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
Nice! How do you get the "total lines" badges for your GitH...
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
Good to know! Thanks for the link, Andrew! (Good name!)
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
Highlighting your strong skills is a tactic I've seen befor...
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
I do get that impression, for sure. That's what I did with ...
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
It looks like markdown is interpreting your link relative t...
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
Wow! Looks great! This looks very professional! I don't mi...
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
Bien, j'espère que tu continues à étudier l'astronomie! J'a...
re: My pizza recipe
Username checks out
re: My pizza recipe
Compiling?
re: How I do solve this impossible SQL query?
Lol I should have mentioned that this was sort of unrelated...
re: How I do solve this impossible SQL query?
Have y'all had any discussions about moving to NoSQL? Or do...
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
You'll have to make another blog post about it on Dev!
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
Slick! Minimalist is the way to go, I think. Nobody reads b...
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
What is involved in getting those AWS certifications? Are t...
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
I like the bit of texture that the graphical background add...
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
I have no idea what I'm doing so you're as well-off as I am...
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
This is interesting! Did you use anything to build this? It...
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
Anyway, I didn't mean to be overly critical. It's definitel...
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
Very minimalist! Maybe less is better when it comes to thes...
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
Ooh, I thought it was broken when I opened the link and saw...
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
(J'enseigne l'astronomie pour une université américaine!)
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
J'aime ton site, mais je pense que ca serait une bonne idée...
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
I love the BSOD at the bottom of the page. Not sure how I f...
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
Hi Bernhard, Right away, I can tell where the navigation i...
re: A Crash Course in Quantum Computing: Introduction
First of a series! Expect more soon!
re: Website Wireframing Advice Thread
Draw.io is great! I think this will be my go-to from now on...
re: Java math challenge
Ah! You're right. 100105, then. (I also mistakenly added a ...
re: Java math challenge
10106.0, I think. Because: null != null == true 1 & ...
re: Request for Post: Differences Between React, Angular, and Vue
Thanks, Lisa! I'll check it out!
re: Request for Post: Differences Between React, Angular, and Vue
"The problem is that when you’re trying to do something sm...
re: Design Patterns in Java
We need less patterns and more developers thinking about w...
re: Design Patterns in Java
some people's proclivity to formalise the most trivial of ...
re: Design Patterns in Java
Very interesting! I might have to check out that book...
re: An Absolute Beginner Learns React, Part III
Thanks! I need a break for a bit but I'll get back to it so...
re: I'm a software engineer that doesn't live on the coast, Ask Me Anything!
that doesn't live on the coast
re: Best DEV.to Posts for Beginners: Week of March 31, 2019
Thanks for the shout-out, Desi!
re: What is the Symbol in JavaScript?
Is something not being rendered correctly? Can you post an ...
re: An Absolute Beginner Learns React, Part II
Glad to be helpful, Wes! Let me know if there's anything in...
re: An Absolute Beginner Learns React
I will definitely check it out after I finish the ReactJS.o...
re: C.S. Basics: From Decimal to Binary And Back Again
Thanks a lot, Andreas!
re: 101 Bash Commands and Tips for Beginners to Experts
I did, thanks! It's fixed now.
re: C.S. Basics: From Decimal to Binary And Back Again
It's a play on the word bass-es ;)
re: Java String Puzzle
The answer lies in the Java String pool!
re: I Am A PhD Astrophysicist American Expat in Ireland, A Lead Software Developer, and Training for a Marathon, Ask Me Anything!
So, gravity is one of the four known fundamental forces of ...
re: I Am A PhD Astrophysicist American Expat in Ireland, A Lead Software Developer, and Training for a Marathon, Ask Me Anything!
Hi Marcos! Your english is great! Much better than my Span...
re: Installing and Running Hadoop and Spark on Windows
Happy to help!
re: Joel is stepping down from Stack Overflow
Put a half-life on it. That would be a great idea. Maybe ke...
re: Joel is stepping down from Stack Overflow
Reality show?
re: Installing and Running Hadoop and Spark on Windows
Hi پنوں, It looks like your system variables are mis-confi...
re: I Am A PhD Astrophysicist American Expat in Ireland, A Lead Software Developer, and Training for a Marathon, Ask Me Anything!
High-energy, particle, and nuclear physicists mainly use C+...
re: I Am A PhD Astrophysicist American Expat in Ireland, A Lead Software Developer, and Training for a Marathon, Ask Me Anything!
Oof, that also sounds optimistic. I'll let you know how I f...
re: I Am A PhD Astrophysicist American Expat in Ireland, A Lead Software Developer, and Training for a Marathon, Ask Me Anything!
Thanks! I think everyone who runs a marathon for the first ...
re: I Am A PhD Astrophysicist American Expat in Ireland, A Lead Software Developer, and Training for a Marathon, Ask Me Anything!
I'm near the tail-end of the training plan and it's roughly...
re: I Am A PhD Astrophysicist American Expat in Ireland, A Lead Software Developer, and Training for a Marathon, Ask Me Anything!
Thanks, Saral! Not fatigued, but more... pulled in differen...
re: I Am A PhD Astrophysicist American Expat in Ireland, A Lead Software Developer, and Training for a Marathon, Ask Me Anything!
Expat by choice! My fiancée is British and we dated long di...
re: I Am A PhD Astrophysicist American Expat in Ireland, A Lead Software Developer, and Training for a Marathon, Ask Me Anything!
I think it gave me an appreciation for breaking things down...
re: Bash Brackets Quick Reference
Great article! Thanks for writing it!
re: I am a PHP Developer, recently moved to Ireland, working at Grafton str now :) Ask Me Anything!
Nice! Temple Bar must have been packed to the brim that day...
re: I am a PHP Developer, recently moved to Ireland, working at Grafton str now :) Ask Me Anything!
How was your Paddy's Day?
re: I got the job 💃
re: Google Stadia
(joke) :-)
re: Google Stadia
...what if we put it on the blockchain?
re: Google Stadia
Fast-paced online multiplayer games (Rocket League comes to...
re: Google Stadia
except in cases where you might want to play a game that's...
re: ELI5: What is an API?
Glad it was helpful!
re: Explain NoSQL Databases Like I'm Five
Oof, yes. It's early haha. Fixed
re: Explain NoSQL Databases Like I'm Five
I'm sure @helenanders26 would have something to say about ...
re: Explain NoSQL Databases Like I'm Five
You can think of a regular SQL database as a list of vector...
re: State of Markdown Editors 2019
Nobody's mentioned Joplin yet! But I've downloaded it on my...
re: State of Markdown Editors 2019
Are your notes available offline, though?
re: State of Markdown Editors 2019
Oooooh. This one looks pretty good.
re: State of Markdown Editors 2019
There are other markdown editors with a split editing / pre...
re: State of Markdown Editors 2019
But getting emacs to run on Android is kind of a pain...
re: The Sun is Setting on the British Empire
But blue passports!
re: What's Your Computing Cocktail Party Fact?
And the Python language is named after Monty Python! They'v...
re: What's Your Computing Cocktail Party Fact?
Oh my god. Moreover, although the Ubuntu OS is partly fre...
re: State of Markdown Editors 2019
Can you give an example? It looks WYSIWYG from the web page...
re: State of Markdown Editors 2019
Android-only. But it might be a great option for someone el...
re: State of Markdown Editors 2019
Maybe I'll take a second look...
re: State of Markdown Editors 2019
Someone else mentioned that, but it doesn't have a markdown...
re: State of Markdown Editors 2019
They're not, so unfortunately this won't work for me. Maybe...
re: State of Markdown Editors 2019
Markdown is a must for me. Between posting on Dev.To, posti...
re: State of Markdown Editors 2019
Only available on Android, though :/
re: State of Markdown Editors 2019
I use VS Code on the desktop, but it doesn't run on Android...
re: State of Markdown Editors 2019
The only thing I want out of Simplenote is less-ugly render...
re: State of Markdown Editors 2019
Yeah there are a ton of cross-desktop options, but Android ...
re: Let's Connect!
Just added you!
re: What was your win this week?
It's an Ernie Ball bass, just like the Stingray! jambase.c...
re: What was your win this week?
Ooh nice! When I have some extra spending money, I want one...
re: Let's Connect!
The URL has a %5D character in it, which is a close bracket...
re: Let's Connect!
I've never used Selenium. What's it used for?
re: Let's Connect!
That link doesn't seem to work! :(
re: Let's Connect!
Good though thanks! Signed up for a talk next month at a pu...
re: Let's Connect!
2 fast 4 u
re: I Can't Do It All: My Burnout Story
It's great that your coworkers were aware enough to forcefu...
re: You're Not An Impostor
True! But anyone with great enough capacity for introspecti...
re: You're Not An Impostor
Yes! Especially for "gifted kids", I think this is somethin...
re: You're Not An Impostor
I figured I just tricked the hiring manager and eventually...
re: What's Your Computing Cocktail Party Fact?
Lol my fact was about laundry detergent so I'm not one to j...
re: You're Not An Impostor
That's a great point! It makes me wonder... ...
re: You're Not An Impostor
Fair point! Perhaps I should have said "those without humil...
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
No winning numbers?
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
Have you seen this short film by Ellis Kropotchev?
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
Kids today have it easy! I'm glad I never had to use punch ...
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
That's really cool that you and your brother got to do that...
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
TURBO Pascal sounds much more exciting than boring regular ...
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
Actionscript...
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
Wow! A blast from the past! Maybe someone can help you get ...
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
It sounds like maybe you were having a premonition of Chick...
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
Same! I learned Java and C++ in about 9th grade and didn't ...
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
It's good that you're so open about your mental health!
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
Best of luck with your degree! Still coding in Java?
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
I remember doing this, too, with a desktop that my brother ...
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
I would love to see it if it's not too much effort to find!
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
Ah, the good old "under construction". Another thing from t...
re: 14-Year-Old Security Hole Found in WinRAR
Wow! That's a really detailed explanation!
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
Wow! Retro!
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
I still can't believe that <marquee> was ever a thing...
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
Oof.
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
Come back to the dark (Java) side!
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
I forgot about Code::Blocks! That's a good one!
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
I grew up a little late for the Commodore 64, unfortunately...
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
It looks like GameMaker is still going strong!
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
Haha kids are really inventive when it comes to harassing t...
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
And get rid of the watermarks / "copyright" at the bottom 🙄
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
🤣 That's great! Much more inventive than "asdf" over and o...
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
The ability to add your favorite My Chemical Romance song a...
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
Ah! You just reminded me of Microsoft Frontpage! I forgot a...
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
That, for me, was the coolest thing. Not only that pressing...
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
That sounds really neat! I think games and toys like that a...
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
That counts! If I had to choose between the two, I would pr...
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
Oh, you know what? I forgot about how some kids in grade sc...
re: Load Pages Instantly with instant.page
This wouldn't work on mobile, I imagine?
re: Web Scraping Walkthrough with Python
Oh jeez let's hope I don't get permabanned from Indeed.
re: #RoastMySetup
Looks like I've found a new adblocker: ...
re: How Do I Start Giving Talks on Coding?
Great tips! Thanks, Joe!
re: How Do I Start Giving Talks on Coding?
Thanks for the heads-up on those Twitter accounts! Followin...
re: How Do I Start Giving Talks on Coding?
dark mode >>>> Great tips, though!
re: How Do I Start Giving Talks on Coding?
That sounds fun! How's it working out so far?
re: How Do I Start Giving Talks on Coding?
"Speak Slower" -- that's a great tip! Reminds me of
re: How Do I Start Giving Talks on Coding?
Thanks for the advice, Dave! I'd never heard of Toastmaster...
re: How Do I Start Giving Talks on Coding?
Thanks for the great advice, Miklos! I'm sticking with shor...
re: What Do You Think About Immutable Data?
I like to think that there's no such thing as mutable data....
re: How Do I Start Giving Talks on Coding?
(That video is great, by the way! Just watched the whole th...
re: Favorite Epigrams?
The future ain't what it used to be. -- Yogi Berra
re: How Do I Start Giving Talks on Coding?
Hi Molly, Thanks for the great advice! I just signed mysel...
re: How Do I Start Giving Talks on Coding?
Thanks for the advice, Pritesh!
re: How Do I Start Giving Talks on Coding?
That's a neat project! It was useful for me, even as it is....
re: How Do I Start Giving Talks on Coding?
Yeah I'm pretty good on public speaking in general. I'm an ...
re: Is Giving Google All Your Data Worth The Convenience?
Thanks, Michael! On another recent post of mine... ...
re: Is Giving Google All Your Data Worth The Convenience?
Your reaction makes no sense to me. I'm still following you...
re: Is Giving Google All Your Data Worth The Convenience?
That's a neat tool!
re: #RoastMySetup
As our glorious leader @ben says: "Privacy is a relic of ...
re: #RoastMySetup
Thanks for the heads-up! I'll check out uBlock Origin!
re: Do you recognize your code 6 months later?
Not horrified but it does take some time to get back to the...
re: Installing and Running Hadoop and Spark on Windows
Thanks for pointing that out! Typo is fixed :)
re: Build a Fluent Interface in Java in Less Than 5 Minutes
Thanks for reading, Harshit! This is a good point, but I t...
re: Installing and Running Hadoop and Spark on Windows
Happy to help!
re: Language Features: Best and Worst
Wow! Thanks a lot, Harvey! This is a great list of books. I...
re: Language Features: Best and Worst
Thanks, Isaac! I'll have to explore a few more languages be...
re: How to Securely Store a Password in Java
Fair points. Thanks for taking the time to read and comment...
re: Language Features: Best and Worst
Ranges and slices are two things I definitely want to imple...
re: Language Features: Best and Worst
How does it work in MATLAB and Perl? In R, they're pretty u...
re: Language Features: Best and Worst
Thanks for all the advice! All of these are good points whi...
re: Language Features: Best and Worst
In grad school I programmed in C/C++ for 5 years, now I'm m...
re: Language Features: Best and Worst
Maybe something similar to this is the best approach? Cont...
re: Language Features: Best and Worst
Literally today I tried to break from an if in Java and got...
re: Language Features: Best and Worst
That is pretty neat. Thanks for the suggestions! I'll check...
re: Language Features: Best and Worst
Can you give an example of what you don't want to see vs. w...
re: Language Features: Best and Worst
Also are you going to be using flex and bison for the lang...
re: Language Features: Best and Worst
Thanks for the link! That's true, but it's also true with ...
re: Language Features: Best and Worst
REPL is a good shout. That will definitely go hand-in-hand ...
re: Language Features: Best and Worst
Nice! That's a cool little operator.
re: Language Features: Best and Worst
Thanks for all the advice. I'm going to have a huge list of...
re: Language Features: Best and Worst
Wow! Thanks, Darren. I think I agree with most of the point...
re: Language Features: Best and Worst
This is basically just metadata that you can attach to a va...
re: Language Features: Best and Worst
Definitely +1 for compile-time type checking. I really don'...
re: Language Features: Best and Worst
Is this: nullObject?.somefunction() ?? "this is nice som...
re: Language Features: Best and Worst
One thing I would like to emphasize in my to-be-created lan...
re: 101 Bash Commands and Tips for Beginners to Experts
Hi Amr, Because I'm sshing into an Ubuntu machine from Win...
re: 101 Bash Commands and Tips for Beginners to Experts
Hi everyone! Thanks for the amazing response to this artic...
re: It's a Marathon, Not a Sprint
Thanks! It's hard to stick to sometimes, but it's just some...
re: The Rise of Microsoft Visual Studio Code
Really interesting! Thanks for posting!
re: Relearn You a Haskell (Part 1: The Basics)
I missed this comment and just checked this out today... it...
re: How Many Comms Tools are Too Many?
On this note, if someone has their headphones in and the me...
re: How Many Comms Tools are Too Many?
I agree with this point. I work in a small group with two o...
re: 101 Bash Commands and Tips for Beginners to Experts
Thanks, Phil! I'll have to do some more research. Watch ou...
re: 101 Bash Commands and Tips for Beginners to Experts
My Markdown editor started choking near the end of writing ...
re: 101 Bash Commands and Tips for Beginners to Experts
ncdu is great, it's what du should have been. Writing this ...
re: TIL: A preceding space prevents dangerous commands from going into history
This only works if you have a properly-set $HISTCONTROL env...
re: Reasons Why Your Technical Recruiting Emails Are Failing
Just because someone lists PHP or Java on their LinkedIn d...
re: Everything is a File
Within the unix-history-repo, there's a link to this visual...
re: How to Securely Store a Password in Java
If anyone's interested, here are different implementations ...
re: Sometimes, the elegant implementation is just a function
Ah I see. The Utils pattern really does fly in the face of ...
re: Sometimes, the elegant implementation is just a function
Could you elaborate? In Java, at least, a common pattern is...
re: Sometimes, the elegant implementation is just a function
Allowing global functions seems like you're just asking for...
re: The new MacBook Pros are overpriced
But people shorten it to "MacBook", and "Pro" is short for ...
re: The new MacBook Pros are overpriced
Huh. I always thought it was "MacBooks Pro", like "Fathers-...
re: Okay! We need to discuss "Google's congressional hearing"
You cared enough to leave a dismissive comment
re: How Unix programmers at restaurants search menus for their favorite plate
You're blowing up on Reddit
re: Silly Repos
This is one of my favorites: jezen / is-th...
re: Will Java Trend Towards Obscurity?
Not if I have any say in the matter
re: Why support older browsers?
Just a heads-up, none of your links work 😬
re: Give me your best programming haiku
(Not a haiku but) a classic: Roses are red Violets are blu...
re: How to Securely Store a Password in Java
Updated. Let me know what you think!
re: How to Securely Store a Password in Java
Thanks for the heads-up! I'm working on an amended version ...
re: How to Securely Store a Password in Java
Could you post it?
re: Have you ever heard a more beautiful phrase than this?
What do you mean by "error rate"?
re: How to Securely Store a Password in Java
Yeah, unfortunately, there's no way to force garbage collec...
re: 🌍 Where Are DEV Users Coming From?
Where my other 32 Irish at? 🇮🇪
re: npm package discovered to have bitcoin-stealing backdoor
Apparently React has something like 1800 dependencies. How ...
re: A Mild Complaint
Nice! But that's only how it appears on comments. On posts,...
re: A Mild Complaint
Ah! I see! And in the V2 editor, you can click on the ... b...
re: Password manager recommendations?
DashLane! It's cross-platform (Mac, Windows, Linux, Android...
re: Compute Smart, Not Hard
(I don't want to give away the game ;)...)
re: Compute Smart, Not Hard
Is that the only solution?
re: Open todo list standard?
SimpleNote is a pretty nice list app. There are browser, An...
re: Clean Up Feed + Clean Up Notifier
Also, the ability to mark an article as "read" so it stops ...
re: What are some alternatives to the word "type"?
genre Used in French to mean "kind of" / class / type.
re: I hate setting up my dev environment.
I generally agree with what's been posted below already: ...
re: Explain Map-Reduce Like I Am Chef In Russian Restaurant
Ahh can I take that back? Missed opportunity. In Soviet R...
re: Which mainstream programming language has the ugliest syntax?
f already stands for function in mathematics: y = f(x) ...
re: Explain Map-Reduce Like I Am Chef In Russian Restaurant
Amazing! And a good explanation of map-reduce, too!
re: Recommend a Dev.To-er!
Thanks for all the suggestions, guys! I've got lots of read...
re: Recommend a Dev.To-er!
Followed! Thanks, Ben!
re: Recommend a Dev.To-er!
Thanks, Ben! I gave Raunak a follow and I'll check out his ...
re: The Power of Regular Expressions
I use regex 101!
re: Fibonacci: Recursion vs Iteration
The best way to solve this is to point out the relationship...
re: Installing and Running Hadoop and Spark on Windows
I haven't, no... how would that work? Can you point me to a...
re: Installing and Running Hadoop and Spark on Windows
Client-specified software that only runs on Windows Server ...
re: VOTE
I hope people vote double just because of your comment.
re: VOTE
re: Minimalist browsing with Min browser
Yo dawg, I heard you like browsers.
re: Remote SSH into an Ubuntu VM on Windows
While I agree generally with your sentiment, I'd still pref...
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