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Christopher Kade
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What's one resource most devs don't know that you use regularly?

I use https://coolors.co/ almost every week to find nice color combinations for my projects.

What are some of your go-to resources for anything dev related?

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Dylan Anthony

regex101.com is a life saver for crafting regular expressions.

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Blake Lindsay

Along with debuggex.com for visualizing an expression.

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Dylan Anthony

Thatโ€™s another good one for sure.

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Ross Henderson

Only reason I use regex in any form is because this site exists.

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Martin Becker • Edited

I'd recommend rubular for ruby style regex.

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Florian Rand

Directly to bookmarks too!

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Nathan Englert

Absolutely this ๐Ÿ‘†

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protium

It seems to be better than regexr.com/. Thanks!

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Jarod Peachey

I use that all the time! Love it.

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Christopher Kade

This is definitely going in my bookmarks, thanks !

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Valentin D.

ngrok.com/ or serveo.net/ so I can expose my local servers to everyone and share my work without having to push to staging environment !

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Christopher Kade

I LOVE ngrok, it has been super useful over the last few months ๐Ÿ˜„ thanks for sharing Valentin !

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Mikael

eeeuh yes, that's amazing!

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Prahlad Yeri • Edited

I can't tell unless I could literally mind-read what most other devs think!

Personally, I read reddit (programming sub), quora, HN, FreeCodeCamp, medium, and dev.to, of course. All of them are quite popular so I'm assuming most other devs might be using them too. There are some other quiz, coding contest and pure fun sites too, and some of them are a little less known I believe:

  1. open.kattis.com/
  2. app.codility.com/programmers/chall...
  3. hackerrank.com/dashboard
  4. techgig.com/home
  5. mathsisfun.com/
  6. codechef.com/
  7. pyschools.com/quiz/view_ranking
  8. codingbat.com/
  9. codewars.com/dashboard
  10. mathblog.dk/programming-challenges/
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css-tricks.com/snippets/css/a-guid... - I always forget justify-content!

whynopadlock.com/ - This is also great for debugging why your padlock isn't green.

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Christopher Kade

I've opened this CSS Tricks guide more times than I can remember ๐Ÿ˜…

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So glad I'm not the only one! Haha.

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Milan Radojeviฤ‡

Haha same here, and three grid one also!

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Desi • Edited

justify-content will be the death of my last remaining brain cel

Iโ€™m not even going to correct that, thatโ€™s what CSS has done to me today

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cbloss

I have that same CSS Tricks article saved too!! It's been a life saver.

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Michel

Oups! I wish I known whynopadlock a month ago...

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Florian Rand • Edited

colorbox.io is an amazing tool for working with colors too.

Fontspark.app is also a very nice tool for types discovering.

Coolors.co is amazing for creating color palettes fast.

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Christopher Kade

Love it, I'll use Fontspark a lot from now on ๐Ÿ˜„

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Florian Rand • Edited

I discovered fontspark.app because I was planning to do something similar, is so good that it changed my mind about going on with the project.

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Akashdeep Singh

OneTab is a great Chrome and Firefox extension for tab-hoarders.

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Julian

that's what i needed just now, thanks!

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Narshim

Awesome tip

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David Wickes

man

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Angad Singh • Edited

This collection of cheatsheets is great if you want to do something with a tool/library but don't know what it's called! Just reading through the cheatsheets whenever you're free for a few minutes is also incredibly helpful.

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Thomas C. Haflich

relatedwords.org/
thesaurus.com/

I... have some trouble naming things.

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Vinicius Stock

CrontabGuru is great for verifying or building cron expressions.

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David J Eddy

caniuse.com/ is my first stop if I have to touch anything client-side.

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Tim Ryan

This is awesome. Nice one.

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Seanmclem

Ms paint

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Blake Lindsay

wordvis.com for help finding the most concise names.

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Bhupesh Varshney ๐Ÿ‘พ

mind=blown

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Vladyslav Yakovenko

great res

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Kyle Johnson

Windows Snipping Tool

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Julian

CMD+Shift 4! :-)

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vadimbz • Edited

pdfsea.com/ and typeanything.info/ (both self-obvious)
Lightshot browser plugin takes screenshots
Build With browser plugin snoops into site tech - very verbose
AWS Quicklinks browser plugin is self-obvious and saves truckloads of time

This be my 1st post here, nice to meet you

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Juan F Gonzalez

Welcome and thanks for sharing!

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