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re: Book Review: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (2014)
One of the best books I have ever read! Highly recommended....
re: Refactor a form with React Hooks and useState
When I first started with hooks, I declared them last. Nowa...
re: What are your thoughts on the whole 10x engineer viral discussion?
10x developers don't exist. It's just another made up conce...
re: Which computer era would have been the most exciting to take part in?
The Era where Ben Freaking Halpern answers every comment wi...
re: Want to be a better developer? Take care of your sleep!
That need aspect is foreign to me (with my 'i'll sleep whe...
re: Want to be a better developer? Take care of your sleep!
Thank you. About coffee, just avoiding it close to bedtime...
re: Want to be a better developer? Take care of your sleep!
Amen to that!
re: Want to be a better developer? Take care of your sleep!
That's AM ;) Exercising, exposure to light during the morn...
re: Want to be a better developer? Take care of your sleep!
Your sleep cycle was most certainly affected by the screens...
re: Want to be a better developer? Take care of your sleep!
Interesting read. It would seem that we started playing wit...
re: Want to be a better developer? Take care of your sleep!
We've all been there 😉.
re: Want to be a better developer? Take care of your sleep!
Good luck my friend 💪
re: Some US prisons are banning books on coding
Shameful...
re: What's the best career advice you can give in ten words or less?
Don't worry, nobody knows what they are doing.
re: Launch story: There, and back again...
Thank you for the feedback :) Will definitely think about t...
re: Terrible Interview Questions
Well, I suppose the law can only protect workers up to a ce...
re: Terrible Interview Questions
Hunting is not really the problem (but if I'm looking for a...
re: A command line application: Scraping dev.to with puppeteer
Ok, so this is a part that I still have trouble getting my ...
re: Start before you are ready
So glad you enjoy it :)
re: First Baby Step towards a Bigger Dream
Good luck to you! Take small steps, and launch as early a...
re: Start before you are ready
I will put that on my tombstone.
re: Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Web Development
This article is spot on! Communication is such a crucial pa...
re: Launch story: 1st month
L'UI de cette application est tellement propre, simple et i...
re: Launch story: 1st month
Wow! Merci beaucoup d'avoir pris le temps d'écrire un comme...
re: Launch story: 1st month
Problème résolu! :)
re: Launch story: 1st month
Oops, je regarde ça et je corrige. Merci !
re: Launch story: 1st month
That's reassuring. I guess I'll postpone thinking about thi...
re: Launch story: 1st month
I have a huge gap in my knowledge when it comes to that kin...
re: Launch story: 1st month
I haven't. But this is an amazing idea. And this should act...
re: If you could change one thing about learning to code, what would it be?
Not having to deal with religion-like arguments about langu...
re: Should You Listen to Music While Programming?
I usually have two things that seem to work for me. The f...
re: Terrible Interview Questions
By that logic, shouldn't you ask your candidates if they ar...
re: Terrible Interview Questions
You kick out candidates who don't answer the question: Are ...
re: Launch story: 2 weeks later
I will 😁 Thank you!
re: Coding and Cannabis
My man! 💪🤟
re: Coding and Cannabis
Please keep the comments related to the question I asked in...
re: Coding and Cannabis
Didn't know Carl Sagan was a user :o Thank you for your in...
re: What was your win this week?
This week, I launched my first ever application on my own, ...
re: On finally launching something
I may have solved it. There was a stupid bug I think I fixe...
re: On finally launching something
Just launch my friend :D Thank you for the kind words and...
re: Generate a PDF from HTML with puppeteer
I have a "react" template on the front end, the one you see...
re: On finally launching something
I will note that on my to-do list ;)
re: On finally launching something
No worries! Thank you for reporting it ;)
re: On finally launching something
I'm glad it inspired you :) Best of luck!
re: On finally launching something
Glad it helped. Good luck!
re: On finally launching something
Hell yeah! Finishing the cycle is a great self-confidence b...
re: On finally launching something
Glad it helped ;) We all have limited free-time and willpow...
re: On finally launching something
Haha, thank you. Yeah, there are absolutely some obvious th...
re: 10 years of remote working. This is what I have learned so far.
I started my career as a remote contractor. Not by choice, ...
re: what should I do to reach from beginner to advanced level js developer?
If you don't have any inspiration, don't hesitate to read o...
re: Resources For New Devs Looking For Work!
Important post :D Should be at the top of the articles list...
re: Closures in Javascript
Glad you found it helpful :)
re: Closures in Javascript
Yeah, I can understand that :D
re: How do you talk about code quality with management/clients?
Rarely talk about it. However I heard a colleague say to a...
re: Higher-order functions in Javascript
I am working on a separate article about closures ;) I tho...
re: Web Components, for when VueJS is too much
Can I Use. Let's just say it's on the way ;)
re: The state of freelancing in 2018
Would you consider making the leap to full time freelancer?...
re: The state of freelancing in 2018
I am not familiar with McDonald's salaries. But 7k seems li...
re: Freelancing: 4 levels of clients?
Balancing the Level 4 is probably one of the trickiest leve...
re: Why do you code?
I've tried quite a few things in my life. Coding is the one...
re: Start Contributing to Node.js in the New Year
I'll have more free time very soon, so as a long time Node....
re: You Can Be a Casual Blogger
Couldn't relate more :D I write for myself, and if others ...
re: Building a Rails app. Part 1: Installation, Setup and Deploy
Noted and agreed. The naming is not clear. Always been a pr...
re: Say something nice about another DEV member
That warms my little heart. Thank you so much Peter <3
re: Handling repetitive mistakes
Such a fantastic comment. My situation definitely falls int...
re: Handling repetitive mistakes
I did find out that better communication with my hierarchy ...
re: Handling repetitive mistakes
Well, I can absolutely see a bit of myself in that descript...
re: Email Authentication
Will check it out!
re: Leaving Twitter and Linkedin
HEY! ... Touché...
re: Leaving Twitter and Linkedin
Good example of someone who finds more value in Twitter tha...
re: Leaving Twitter and Linkedin
We all look for different things in the same tools ( or toy...
re: Methods, blocks and sorting in Ruby
Return is optional ? Sweet ! Thanks!!
re: Arrays and hashes in Ruby
Oh, I see! Thanks :)
re: Learn ES6 without leaving Dev.to
Great job sir!
re: Learning Ruby: Playing with irb
Will try! :)
re: Define your Great Place to Work Label
KeyValues looks awesome! Bookmarking this for a future job ...
re: What productivity tools/hacks do you find most effective for your day-to-day?
I didn’t have that problem yet. I’m sure it will happen soo...
re: What productivity tools/hacks do you find most effective for your day-to-day?
I write down a lot more stuff than I used to. Sometimes it'...
re: Programming in the Adult Entertainment Industry is Broken
Very interesting stuff. Thank you for sharing Jeremy!
re: Share your biggest challenges as junior developers
Knowing your own limitations and accepting them is probably...
re: Maps in Javascript ES6
From what I read, maps are a bit faster than objects when i...
re: Maps in Javascript ES6
Thank you! :)
re: Sets in Javascript ES6
In that last example, we added a reference to the object, i...
re: Sets in Javascript ES6
Thank for the comment. I'm working on it ;)
re: What good habits are you trying to adopt?
No screens an hour before going to bed Wake up earlier Wri...
re: Getting started with Hyperledger Composer and private blockchains
I'm not sure. Could you check that you are using the same c...
re: Getting started with Hyperledger Composer and private blockchains
Yes, you should :)
re: Your first Hyperledger Fabric network
Thank you for your comment. I had no idea about the capital...
re: Ethereum Development: Getting started
I’m going through that course right now, almost done with t...
re: If you were given the chance, what advice would you give your younger self?
"You can learn anything you want. Put the effort and it wil...
re: On Being An Abrasive Woman (In Tech)
I am Jennifer's complete lack of surprise...
re: Getting started with Hyperledger Composer and private blockchains
Hey there. For the first problem, you most likely need to...
re: Getting started with Hyperledger Composer and private blockchains
You are right! Thank you for the catch! I will update the a...
re: Maximum JavaScript Performance
Holy fuck, it took me way too long to realize this was a jo...
re: A Major Announcement for the DEV Community
In the category: Where would blockchain technology be absol...
re: Blockchain: what is in a block?
Intermediate hashes are included. If I understood this part...
re: Blockchain: what is in a block?
Yes, I J K ... are transactions hashes that are included in...
re: Blockchain: What is Mining?
I believe it depends on what blockchain we are talking abou...
re: Private Blockchains: Hyperledger Composer Javascript API
First of all, I'm not selling anything here. I'm a web deve...
re: what language should I write my programming blog post in?
As a native French speaker as well, I chose to write everyt...
re: What are the various labels your team or project uses in GitHub or otherwise?
We have something very simple. For our use cases, we do not...
re: Are you an introvert, extrovert, or somewhere in between?
Introvert. Can't really be around many people for too long....
re: How do you handle days where you just aren't motivated?
Usually, my regimen involves getting mad at myself and keep...
re: Why are you NOT worried about the robot apocalypse?
So, you are telling me that we will be smart enough to make...
re: What's your dream job?
Working with a technology that goes beyond helping a single...
re: What things have you been made to feel guilty about in the course of your career?
Oh my god, I relate very strongly to this!
re: Ask for advice from non-native English speakers
Write and speak english :) Write articles. If you can, wri...
re: Blockchain: what is in a block?
In this example, by having the path J, KL, MNOP and ABCDEFG...
re: Is `this` in Javascript bad?
I use React quite often. So, I use this a lot. I use arrow ...
re: Is `this` in Javascript bad?
I think I agree with your friend. I don't hate the this key...
re: How would you go about resigning as a Junior Developer?
Well, that is a tough question. Is honesty always the best ...
re: Getting started with Hyperledger Composer and private blockchains
Thanks for the kind words. 1) I could be wrong on this, bu...
re: If you could go back 10 years, what would you say to yourself?
No, you don't need a special kind of brain to learn somethi...
re: Just learn a language. Popularity be darned.
Fuck group pressure.
re: Blockchain: What is Mining?
I believe, and I may be wrong about this, that the block wh...
re: Which is your favorite port?
I don't know which ones, but some people may not have under...
re: Which is your favorite port?
3000 has always been good to me. It doesn't discriminate an...
re: What are you working on these days?
Working towards building a fully functional application wit...
re: Blockchain: what is in a block?
Yes, whenever a new block is mined, miners have to create a...
re: Depression & Anxiety in programming
A guide to the good life by William Irvine. Perfect to get...
re: Do you use any special glasses for work?
Thanks for your answer. I wouldn’t say I have a huge probl...
re: Hyperledger Fabric Architecture: Explained in detail
What languages, tools or concepts do you think developers s...
re: What are the basic system requirements / Skill set required for learning & Developing Blockchain?
I'll try to answer that. You don't really need anything too...
re: Making blockchain relevant for businesses
Haven't heard of them, but will check it out :)
re: Making blockchain relevant for businesses
Amen to that!!
re: Announcing Sustaining Memberships for dev.to
Happy to contribute. Excited to see this thing grow in the ...
re: Can you guess what the most popular search term on dev.to is so far this year?
React
re: Blockchain: what is in a block?
Yes, you are absolutely right. Proof-of-stake is a mechanis...
re: Trying to understand blockchain by making one!
Mhmm, I guess you could call it like that.
re: What are your coffee habits?
If I need to wake up, it does the same job than the coffee....
re: What are your coffee habits?
I did try to drink coffee on a regular basis, as an experim...
re: Blockchain: what is in a block?
If I understand correctly what your scenario is: A block ...
re: 10 Top Reasons To Have a Career in Tech
The number of things you can learn and the ability to integ...
re: Blockchain: What is Mining?
Happy to help :) These questions force me to learn on a mor...
re: Frameworks will produce a generation of idiots programmers
How would you describe an idiot programmer? Could you provi...
re: Weekly Web Roundup - 01
Great stuff! Keept it up!
re: Blockchain: What is Mining?
1) My explanation wasn't clear at all on this point. Let me...
re: Blockchain: What is Mining?
This is one of the problem with this Proof of Work mechani...
re: Task for this New year. Find bugs in Dev.to website. Make it better.
Well, I believe the dev.to team will open source their code...
re: Looking back on a wonderful year for dev.to
How appropriate, I'm wearing my black DEV shirt to write th...
re: Explain on how to be a part of The Practical Dev.😊💓
Well, if you are pondering writing articles, I'll just say ...
re: Blockchain: exploring possible use cases
That's interesting. I always thought this case would be exc...
re: Blockchain: exploring possible use cases
I think I agree on the last thought. Cryptocurrencies gaine...
re: 3 Facts About Promises
I look forward to read more from you next year!
re: Blockchain: what is in a block?
Thank you for the kind words. Glad it helped.
re: What exactly bitcoin miner does ?
Miners in a blockchain compete to verify blocks. In the Bit...
re: Matt’s Favorite Visual Studio Code Extensions
Definitely getting some of those first thing tomorrow morni...
re: I'm a co-founder of dev.to, ask me anything!
Thank you for the answer. It does seem like a tricky transi...
re: I'm a co-founder of dev.to, ask me anything!
You work on the "business" side. Does this mean that you gi...
re: Trying to understand blockchain by making one!
The 0000 characters are called the difficulty. I chose thos...
re: How does the dark web or deep web work?
I am Weston's inflamed sense of rejection.
re: Trying to understand blockchain by making one!
You are right, I updated the code in the article. Thanks fo...
re: The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week
Very different topics this week!
re: Job != 'Software Developer' - What else?
Before I became a developer, it was more along the lines of...
re: $DREAM_JOB
I really like this way of thinking. My current job is not p...
re: TODO in code
I'll go ahead and say no. Personally, I would prefer to ha...
re: We're just not ready for that yet...
Great point, the trust you have in your country's currency ...
re: Why there is so much hype around doing things in JavaScript?
Well, I guess there are a few reasons for all this. Javascr...
re: What made you want to become a dev?
I signed up for the free 14 days trial at Treehouse. I star...
re: The DEV Shop is open for business
re-launch? Wasn't aware you had a shop before. Hope it help...
re: Front-end web development is not what you think it is.
I guess it’s a big part of our culture now. Instant gratifi...
re: I am quitting my Job as a Project Co-ordinator to pursue my passion as a developer. Am I doing the right thing?
I've always wanted to be a Software developer I'm sure y...
re: How does it feel to be a junior developer
Wow, those first weeks statements are so on point :D
re: How do you deal with naming when you're bilingual?
It honestly feels weird to try to write code in French. It ...
re: How do you deal with naming when you're bilingual?
French here. I only use English for variables, functions a...
re: What is premium features in dev.to?
I believe Ben personally delivers the dev.to stickers to yo...
re: What's your typing speed (WPM)?
WPM: 63 \o/ external keyword: Apple keyboard wireless Aze...
re: Why all this hate about Python?
I came upon this quote a few years ago, and this is my abso...
re: Why all this hate about Python?
Seems like programming languages are a lot like religions. ...
re: Are you (programming) in your comfort zone? Please don’t.
To me, the most difficult thing is to find the sweet learni...
re: Developer under time pressure ? work faster : work better
Where to begin? Turned out the new developers didn’t know t...
re: Looking for your Why?
I think you are right. A big part of the problem is that I ...
re: Connecting a Meteor back-end to a React Native application
Thank you :)
re: Resumé++
.!important { display: none !important; visibility: hidde...
re: The Future of Software-Making, 50 to 100 Years From Now
Always difficult to predict what our industry will look lik...
re: What should be in the software developers 'Hippocratic Oath'?
It's a fascinating subject. Robert Martin had quite a few i...
re: I'm a developer for The Washington Post, ask me anything!
I am not American, but it's difficult to not be aware of th...
re: How My Mom Taught Me to Make Websites
Nice story :) Thank you for sharing!
re: Do you have any input on the functionality of the hiring tag?
I would have to second this I think. Right now, there is a ...
re: Awesome resources for learning to code
I personally really enjoyed learning with Treehouse. I foun...
re: You know about computers, right?
Yeah, now that people know I work with "computers", every s...
re: What is a great communicator?
I'm not sure if that's the kind of answer you are looking f...
re: On immutability and sanity
Yeah, putting the moment() inside the td element would have...
re: 19 Types of Developers Explained
Nice overview. I don't really know why, but Security Devel...
re: Arrow Functions in JavaScript
I agree with this. Arrow functions have their place, but I'...
re: How do YOU deal with imposter syndrome?
Spending time on places like dev.to helped a bit. Knowing t...
re: Depression & Anxiety in programming
It's an important topic to talk about. I personally never...
re: Is git the be all and end all of version control?
Curious about what alternatives already exists right now? I...
re: Quickfire Discussion: I'm a Junior Developer, tell me your top 3 pieces of advice.
Don't worry, nobody knows what they are doing Ask a lot of...
re: Do you ever get frustrated with your Junior Developer(s)?
Totally agree with that!
re: Do you ever get frustrated with your Junior Developer(s)?
Sometimes, there is a little frustration if I am in the mid...
re: Asynchronous code with async/await
Damn, you're right. I edited the article. Thank you sir :)
re: 7 books that taught me how to code
I've had Code Complete for a long time... I need to actuall...
re: Node.js – the developer’s Swiss army knife
Eating ... the ... World!!!
re: The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week
I made it, now my mission is complete. I will cherish this ...
re: I promise I won't callback anymore
I haven't used Promise.all very often. I think I agree with...
re: Best Languages to Learn How to Code
Haha, yes it is. Damn, I should have done a better job. I t...
re: Best Languages to Learn How to Code
As a Javascript developer who doesn't know deeply any other...
re: I promise I won't callback anymore
Oh, I didn't know about mz package, good to know. Yep, no...
re: I promise I won't callback anymore
Agreed, it is a bit confusing. A lot of librairies/packages...
re: I promise I won't callback anymore
Ha, don't know about that one. I'll need to explore that.
re: What are some useful npm packages I might not know about?
Very cool! Thank you!
re: What are some useful npm packages I might not know about?
That's a good question. I actually never tried. I suppose w...
re: What are some useful npm packages I might not know about?
It runs commands of your choice at specific times. For exam...
re: What are some useful npm packages I might not know about?
I've been using husky lately. Make things like pre-commit a...
re: Why does the Pomodoro Technique work so well
Update: for a few days, I have been doing 45 minutes work/1...
re: Is Programming for me?
Welcome to the club my friend, nobody gets it as fast as th...
re: Why does the Pomodoro Technique work so well
Interesting. I have to figure this stuff out. I know I can ...
re: ES6, the arrow function
Yes, I also love how it removes a lot of this pain!
re: Why does the Pomodoro Technique work so well
I am curious about the length people choose. 25 minutes fee...
re: Explaining currying to myself
It does take more discipline to use the functional side of ...
re: Dark theme for dev.to?
It's weird but I actually got a bit excited for this possib...
re: Explaining currying to myself
Oh, you are right, it should be func and not fn. Thank you,...
re: Advice on training junior developers
I'm a junior dev so I'm just going to talk about the best e...
re: I built my own invoicing system
Very nice! I have to say it though. I think, in my humble ...
re: 16 Best Source Code Gems [Collection]
Wow, some of those are amazing :D Is it weird if I also fe...
re: How I Fixed My Carpal Tunnel Pain
May I ask in what desk you invested in ?
re: How I Fixed My Carpal Tunnel Pain
I was always curious about standing desks. Have you tried o...
re: 5 Best Strategies To Get Your First Programming Job
At what point would you consider a developer to not be a ju...
re: 5 Best Strategies To Get Your First Programming Job
It might be weird, but I am actually a bit stressed about m...
re: I Found My People at a Programming Meetup
As individuals, our effectiveness is determined by our uni...
re: Functional Programming in JavaScript? Yes, Please.
I am not sure that using this in functional programming is ...
re: Explaining closures to myself
Yes! This book ( and the whole series ) is really amazing i...
re: Explaining closures to myself
I see. Thank you for the clarification.
re: Explaining closures to myself
Glad it helped!
re: Functional Programming in JavaScript? Yes, Please.
Is this really a constructive comment? The author's code is...
re: What is Blockchain?
Is the concept of blockchain more or less the same in other...
re: Functional Programming in JavaScript? Yes, Please.
I find myself writing more and more functional code in Java...
re: Looking for accountability: Side Projects Week One
Far from being excellent, but glad this is inspiring to you...
re: What's your trick to tracking your billable hours?
I use RescueTime to track my time. I don't personally use i...
re: Three Helpful Rules for Junior Devs
I struggled so much because of the first point... So overwh...
re: Accepting a job before finishing engineering?
Self taught here, so just a random opinion. If you have th...
re: Internet manifesto
I read the article you linked to and read this: “We will ...
re: Internet manifesto
Interesting stuff. I don't know much about all this, so you...
re: On lowering the bar
The first step to solve our problem is to acknowledge that ...
re: Nulling JavaScript
Whenever I see articles like that, I'm always excited for t...
re: Data Durability in MongoDB
Good post. Clear and informative!
re: JavaScript Is Eating The World
Here is an article I read some time ago by Eric Elliott abo...
re: JavaScript Is Eating The World
FUCK YEAH JAVASCRIPT !!! Eating the world like a boss!
re: Promoting myself in a Hacker Con
That is a really cool idea! Good luck!
re: Tackling Technical Writing
Great tips. To me, the best thing about blogging is how muc...
re: 12 Reasons To Avoid Individual Code Ownership
You, sir, got yourself a unicorn for this piece. Great poi...
re: The "show-devto" Tag
Seconded!
re: The Other Ransomware
Great read, very informative. Random question: Did it ever...
re: What apps, software, or tools do you use and why?
I guess it goes as a tool but I have a good old whiteboard....
re: Step Your Meta Game Up
Nice one. Extra point for Ron Swanson!
re: Whats on your desk?
I have a coin. On one side is written Memento Mori. On the ...
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