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re: My experience on mentoring Junior Devs Mar 22
Nice work! I haven't really done pair programming, but base...
re: Codebase is too large. Any tips on how you quickly understood existing codebase on your first job? Mar 20
Good job! I can relate with being a bit overwhelmed. At my ...
re: When Should You Use A Web Framework? Mar 19
Whether or not to use a framework more often than not comes...
re: What's your desk setup? Mar 17
Haha, it does have a lot going on. The mic is just for game...
re: What's your desk setup? Mar 16
Here is my setup at home. As you can see I am a bit of a co...
re: How often do you have to go back and just focus on technical debt? Mar 12
For me and where I work it is kind of a case by case basis....
re: Do you agree that our life as developers, is miserable? Mar 5
Not if you find reasonable company to work for. Good compan...
re: GoLang without a PATH (Intro to Go Modules) Feb 28
Yeah go modules just made more sense to me as I started to ...
re: Should you reply to all LinkedIn messages from recruiters? Feb 28
I don't always respond myself, there are too many and it ge...
re: Is collage underrated in our industry? Feb 5
I think it is good to have if you know what you want to do....
re: Some Observations While Learning Golang Feb 4
I have heard of it but I have not used it. Since go modules...
re: Some Observations While Learning Golang Feb 4
Yeah, go modules seems like the right direction, I think on...
re: Some Observations While Learning Golang Feb 3
That is fair about the docs. Yeah they are not great, I hav...
re: Some Observations While Learning Golang Feb 3
I've done a bit and they are quite simple. As I'm sure I wi...
re: Why do you code? Feb 3
Besides the obvious of needing an income xD I find the prob...
re: What was your win this week? Feb 2
This week, I.... Coded a lot of stuff in Go! I spent a lot...
re: How to Start a Conversation Without Saying a Word Jan 29
For me I like to dress nice, and in particular wear nice sh...
re: Be more productive with shell aliases Jan 27
Always nice to see ways to make things easier. I usually us...
re: What is your "Coder/Language Fit" Jan 26
Honestly modern object oriented PHP. Along long time ago, i...
re: Add unit tests on a project already in progress Jan 26
I agree if possible it is a good idea to add tests to legac...
re: What do you do to practice new programming languages and/or frameworks? Jan 20
Honestly I think the best way to learn is to use it at work...
re: Is 2019 the year of TypeScript? Jan 17
Or is 2019 really the year js falls out of the top ten...be...
re: Are you all superhuman? Jan 16
Don't worry about it! Everyone makes mistakes, just keep le...
re: Are you all superhuman? Jan 16
I don't know about others but in interviews I can blank on ...
re: Songs You Listen To While Coding? Jan 15
Power metal! \m/ Almost exclusively power metal, with some...
re: How do YOU deal with burnout? Jan 12
I try to keep my work to ~40 hours a week and if a project ...
re: What is your job title? Jan 11
Depending on where you look in our system I am one of three...
re: How do you automatize test that needs visual confirmation? Jan 9
This really isn't an answer per se but, I don't really thin...
re: Using end-to-end tests in your TDD cycle Jan 9
At my work we have a website that is fully tested using end...
re: Why do you use your language/stack? Jan 4
I use PHP, js/ts, and I am starting to use some golang. For...
re: What is your biggest 'red flag' when interviewing? Jan 4
For me the biggest is if the employees don't seem happy or ...
re: If you've recently switched code editors— How's it going so far? Jan 3
So I sort of "switched". That is to say that I started to u...
re: Please don't commit .env Dec 20 '18
I agree 100% in any real project. That said I have a repo ...
re: A big rewrite Dec 19 '18
So it is an internal page that our employees use to generat...
re: A big rewrite Dec 19 '18
I think rewrites/redesign/refactoring have their place. It ...
re: When PHP Framework Sucks Series: PHP Frameworks overview Dec 18 '18
I have seen both sides, too much reliance on a framework an...
re: What is your single most important rule for good software design? Dec 13 '18
Can you explain it? If you can't explain it then don't do i...
re: the other 10% of my job is... Dec 13 '18
In short, trying to make things better. Whether it is code,...
re: Life Update: I’m Officially a Developer Dec 10 '18
Good job friend! Keep it up and always learn new things :)
re: 90% of my job is... Dec 8 '18
Looking at the requirements of a project, then looking at t...
re: What software development skills only come with experience? Dec 5 '18
Two things related to productivity is organization of code ...
re: 4 reasons to use Aurelia Dec 4 '18
So I wrote a SPA in Aurelia about a year and a half ago and...
re: Which JavaScript framework should I choose? Dec 3 '18
Is this Angular > 1? I really only have experience with ...
re: Which JavaScript framework should I choose? Dec 2 '18
I'm a fan of Vue due to it's simplicity and excellent docs....
re: What are your programming goals for 2019? Dec 2 '18
My main goal is to increase my proficiency with automated t...
re: Framework Impressions: A Brief Look Into Symfony 4 Nov 20 '18
Opcache is enabled to the default settings which is the big...
re: Why is your preferred programming language your go-to? Nov 18 '18
I mostly use PHP and JS as those were the two languages I l...
re: Do you practice TDD? Nov 18 '18
I don't use "proper" tdd, but I do write unit and acceptanc...
re: Is College Worth It? Nov 15 '18
I hated college and regretted going for the time I did, but...
re: Software Programming: Job VS. Passion Nov 11 '18
I agree, there are some times when I feel like "what am I d...
re: If it's Saturday and you won't be coding again until Monday, how do you get your mind off your current work? Nov 11 '18
The best thing you can do is find a hobby, something that m...
re: What Are Your Favorite/Current Mouse and Keyboard Setups? Nov 9 '18
At work and home I have cherry brown switch keyboards and l...
re: Thoughts on contributing more Nov 2 '18
Haha, I know how you feel. I have been meaning to get start...
re: Why is an IDE for Interpreted Languages "Overkill?" Oct 28 '18
At the end of the day just do whatever makes you more produ...
re: How to be fully alert minutes after waking Oct 28 '18
It's hard to say, obviously everyone is a bit different. I ...
re: Taking the horror out of UI testing 😱 Oct 28 '18
At my company for new projects we have been using codecepti...
re: Why did you chose Programing Language XYZ? Oct 28 '18
My languages kind of chose me in the beginning. My first jo...
re: How to be fully alert minutes after waking Oct 28 '18
I have the phillips wake up light and it is nice in the win...
re: Which Javascript library/framework according to you is going to rule in 2019? Oct 25 '18
Client side I think vue will continue to rise. It's perform...
re: Which Javascript library/framework according to you is going to rule in 2019? Oct 25 '18
I like Adonis especially coming from PHP and Symfony. I wil...
re: Does your company have a self improvement time and how it's implemented in the workflow? Oct 25 '18
At my company we are required to take 12 hours a year to se...
re: Learning the Granular Details of a Programming Language? Oct 20 '18
By golly you're right! Always learning new things on Dev.to...
re: Learning the Granular Details of a Programming Language? Oct 20 '18
It is good to have an understanding of how the language wor...
re: I haven't been assigned work all week. This is my first job/internship. Should I quit or stay longer? Oct 16 '18
One of the best things you can do is ask. I can't imagine a...
re: How do you authenticate your users? Oct 15 '18
Yes I do mean session cookies. They are easy to use in PHP ...
re: How do you authenticate your users? Oct 15 '18
I've used a motley of methods including: sessions, jwt, and...
re: How many hours do you work? Oct 14 '18
I have the luxury of being in a very flexible job. I leave ...
re: How many languages should I learn Oct 11 '18
So I started to learn programming with PHP about 4 years ag...
re: PHP Frameworks Discussion (beware lots of opinions) Oct 5 '18
Where I work we have a massive internal app which we have r...
re: PHP Frameworks Discussion (beware lots of opinions) Oct 4 '18
That is what the Symfony blog claims. Though it didn't seem...
re: PHP Frameworks Discussion (beware lots of opinions) Oct 4 '18
For php I have worked with Symfony and 10 years of spaghett...
re: What is your best advice for a junior software developer? Oct 4 '18
I don't have my original list from 3~4 years, a job, and a ...
re: What is your best advice for a junior software developer? Oct 4 '18
I taught myself to program on the job to automate a lot of ...
re: what works for you while self learning? What keeps the motivation? What stops you from giving up? Oct 3 '18
As others have said, come up with a project that you want t...
re: Which JS Framework?? Oct 3 '18
I would also recommend Vue due to it's simplicity and excel...
re: What was your worst job interview? Sep 29 '18
Mine is short and wasn't about the interview itself or tech...
re: Is it good or bad practice make developers pay money for his bugs? Sep 26 '18
I would no say know unless its a contract type job, and eve...
re: Node.js vs PHP Sep 25 '18
So here are a few thoughts of mine using php/node for both ...
re: What's your favorite interview question? Sep 11 '18
That is fair. After looking at 11 year old spaghetti php yo...
re: What's your favorite interview question? Sep 11 '18
To be honest I hate most whiteboard questions. At my curren...
re: Welcome Thread - v16 Sep 11 '18
Hi, I'm Justin and I am a software engineer for a marketing...
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