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DeChamp

Just a coder and a dad. I love my family and I love to code!!!! started coding at 11, so I have 25 years under my belt. Still love learning about it every day. Black lives matter!

Location Phoenix, Az Joined Joined on  Personal website https://varymade.com github website twitter website

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I built a new website to help developers. It's small now but will have hundreds of tools, resources and more... Check it out!

and thank you!

I built a new website to help developers. It's small now but will have hundreds of tools, resources and more... Check it out!

Thank you so much. I appreciate the feed back. So part of my ...

How to Prevent or Recover from Developer Burnout

You really nailed this. I was able to totally relate to this ...

I work from a Van! Vanlife

Let me know how it goes with that. I've heard great things ab...

What are some "classic reads" in programming?

lol I used this last night for the 1000 time.

What are some "classic reads" in programming?

These two books helped me a lot in my career with how to thin...

I work from a Van! Vanlife

Ha ha what a small world! I’m actually in Phoenix. Just a few...

I work from a Van! Vanlife

Ya so far other than calls I’m finding that it’s not too bad....

I work from a Van! Vanlife

Wow that is a huge compliment. Thank you!

I work from a Van! Vanlife

ha ha. Yes, it definitely helps to keep me balanced.

I work from a Van! Vanlife

Thank you! I appreciate it.

I work from a Van! Vanlife

Thank you!

I work from a Van! Vanlife

So public restrooms and plus I live close to home. I have a g...

I work from a Van! Vanlife

Well thank you!

I work from a Van! Vanlife

Thank you!

25 years of coding, and I'm just beginning

This is true. It’s so hard to get time. It’s why it’s impor...

25 years of coding, and I'm just beginning

Totally agree!

25 years of coding, and I'm just beginning

You’re welcome. Glad it helped!

25 years of coding, and I'm just beginning

Very happy you found use in it.

25 years of coding, and I'm just beginning

You’re welcome. Glad i can help.

25 years of coding, and I'm just beginning

Exactly. There is also no “perfect”. We can always improve ...

25 years of coding, and I'm just beginning

I love this and i take it to heart. Thank you.

25 years of coding, and I'm just beginning

Glad you felt like you could relate! I dig your tools.

Shell scripts are awesome

You're very welcomed. I am happy to hear it taught you some...

Shell scripts are awesome

nice! Thank you for the suggestion!

Shell scripts are awesome

See this is what I love, you taught me so much! I knew that...

Shell scripts are awesome

Thank you Francisco, glad you liked it.

25 years of coding, and I'm just beginning

thank you! I'm glad it was helpful. I wrote this a while ag...

Welcome Thread - v47

Welcome!!

A funny rap song about the woes of CSS

I spit out soda when i heard "now i'm googling flexbox" ha ...

A rap song about writing tests

Seriously loved this!!! ha ha. Had me cracking up, super re...

5 books every developer should read, and some extras.

great suggestions! I also like the extreme programming book...

25 years of coding, and I'm just beginning

You're welcome. You took the time to comment, that is a ste...

So I made a website...

You should. Don't make it about perfecting something or set...

So I made a website...

I dig how clean and straight forward it is. Also you should...

Happiest Halloween from the Richardson's

they are going much better! last few months have been super...

Happiest Halloween from the Richardson's

Yes she is! It was originally a live photo and she clapped ...

Read the friendly Manual, do it!

It's ok not to agree with me. I feel like you didn't read t...

Rubber duck debugging doesn't need to involve a duck!

I totally agree with this! It's more about talking through ...

Read the friendly Manual, do it!

Yes, I agree and I think this goes without saying. It's alw...

Read the friendly Manual, do it!

i see what you did there. lol

Read the friendly Manual, do it!

They can definitely be overwhelming for sure. for example, ...

Where in the world do you DEV?

Phoenix, Arizona US

I blew up my life

That is awesome! The best thing I get from coding is the lo...

There's a new DEV theme in town for all you 10x hackers out there (plus one actually useful new feature)

I iz hacker yo'z! beep bop boop!

php - How to fix "Class '' not found" error

Ha ha! Yes! I love hearing that I could help you! You’re ve...

I need to serve files from grapghql, is it possible?

also, how was it for you? Easy to setup for the upload?

I need to serve files from grapghql, is it possible?

So we can do this too, the issue is download. We just can't...

I need to serve files from grapghql, is it possible?

We deal with PHI, so we can not have a unsecured link, even...

I need to serve files from grapghql, is it possible?

We are also going to just go with our original plan and add...

I need to serve files from grapghql, is it possible?

This was my original thought and hope. We decided not to fo...

I need to serve files from grapghql, is it possible?

It could be a option and one that we discussed. The concern...

This is probably the funniest Codepen I found this year!

seriously love this! Thanks for the share.

Stop Using YAML

I would encourage to avoid telling people what to do. Perhaps...

Clean up your code with these tips!

I actually also like this as a solution. Thank you!

My Shell Aliases

please do! they helped me a lot.

My Shell Aliases

Love this! I have some of my own collection as well. A mix ...

16 Hours to launch — A breakdown of how I designed, built and launched a product over a weekend.

I'm obsessed with your design. I don't think i've seen anyt...

The 1 hour challenge, can you survive it?

ha ha ya i could see that. Do you have constant issues with...

The 1 hour challenge, can you survive it?

wow that sounds like a nice setup then. Remote without a lo...

The 1 hour challenge, can you survive it?

ha ha well let's hope it lands on the day you're not on. I'...

The 1 hour challenge, can you survive it?

I see that Rust is setup for this apparently, since you're ...

The 1 hour challenge, can you survive it?

This fascinated me. I had a realization. I better damn well...

The 1 hour challenge, can you survive it?

ha ha nice, i figured there would be stories with this for ...

The 1 hour challenge, can you survive it?

1 hour challenge Survived: false Cheated: true Cheat method...

the dreaded port error "bind: address already in use", kill it!

ya figured that was the case lol.

How often do you clean your screen/keyboard?

this makes me remember my scratch on my screen.... now i'm ...

How often do you clean your screen/keyboard?

I respect this method.

How often do you clean your screen/keyboard?

Once the sun hits the screen, on a day that I happen to be ...

the dreaded port error "bind: address already in use", kill it!

Tried playing around with this and read up on the man page....

the dreaded port error "bind: address already in use", kill it!

This is very true. I do agree with you, as to why I mention...

Are we close enough as a community to help each other out in hard times? (YES! WE ARE!)

Thank you so much. The prayers are working. He’s healing. H...

Are we close enough as a community to help each other out in hard times? (YES! WE ARE!)

This is beautiful and I appreciate those words do wisdoms. ...

Are we close enough as a community to help each other out in hard times? (YES! WE ARE!)

Thank you. I appreciate it. You are right with that.

Are we close enough as a community to help each other out in hard times? (YES! WE ARE!)

Thank you.

Are we close enough as a community to help each other out in hard times? (YES! WE ARE!)

Seriously thank you so much. Every single thing is so impor...

Are we close enough as a community to help each other out in hard times? (YES! WE ARE!)

Thank you. He's doing ok today. He's had a really rough wee...

Are we close enough as a community to help each other out in hard times? (YES! WE ARE!)

Thank you!

Are we close enough as a community to help each other out in hard times? (YES! WE ARE!)

thank you Nate.

Are we close enough as a community to help each other out in hard times? (YES! WE ARE!)

Felippe, you have no clue how much you ARE helping me. Your...

Are we close enough as a community to help each other out in hard times? (YES! WE ARE!)

thank you!

Are we close enough as a community to help each other out in hard times? (YES! WE ARE!)

Thank you so very much.

Are we close enough as a community to help each other out in hard times? (YES! WE ARE!)

I'm overwhelmed by the support. I'm tearing up at work. Tha...

Are we close enough as a community to help each other out in hard times? (YES! WE ARE!)

Thank you! My family thanks you.

Are we close enough as a community to help each other out in hard times? (YES! WE ARE!)

You rock, thanks again for you support.

Are we close enough as a community to help each other out in hard times? (YES! WE ARE!)

You nailed it. Thank you for adding context. To be clear an...

Are we close enough as a community to help each other out in hard times? (YES! WE ARE!)

This was so heartfelt. Thank you. I appreciate it.

It’s my birthday

Happy bday!

I'm learning graphql and I love it so far

going to be both! Ya, so the other team is already using Ap...

I'm learning graphql and I love it so far

That is awesome. I'll check out Gatsby, I heard of it just ...

Brag Post

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Should I share my current salary with recruiters?

I don't think you should. If they demand it, then tell them...

May today be the day you enjoy life and your code.

thank you very much A.J. I will continue to have faith! I h...

Welcome Thread - v40

Welcome!

May today be the day you enjoy life and your code.

Thank you Jaaki, have a great day!

May today be the day you enjoy life and your code.

Thank you Kenthmordecai, I hope you have a great day.

Does their jargon make you feel dumb? Maybe they are confused themselves.

And jargon is expected. It's just realizing that it's ok to...

Does their jargon make you feel dumb? Maybe they are confused themselves.

See I have so much respect for you saying that. We are all ...

May today be the day you enjoy life and your code.

You're welcome Mohammad. And you thank you. I hope you have...

May today be the day you enjoy life and your code.

Thank you Abiel, We are too. Have a great day!

May today be the day you enjoy life and your code.

I am glad that I could help remind you what is really impor...

Does their jargon make you feel dumb? Maybe they are confused themselves.

exactly! thanks for the added point!

Does their jargon make you feel dumb? Maybe they are confused themselves.

It's hard to make one up on the fly. It's when someone choo...

May today be the day you enjoy life and your code.

Thank you Khalyomede, I've very happy to hear you find my p...

May today be the day you enjoy life and your code.

Thank you Connor, I do too. Have a great day!

May today be the day you enjoy life and your code.

Thank you Michael, and no problem! have a great day!

May today be the day you enjoy life and your code.

Thank you Felippe, I appreciate that.

May today be the day you enjoy life and your code.

Thank you so much. He needs them. Also you have a great day...

useState or const: what's the difference?

It is a fun thinking exercise, because I was racking my brain...

useState or const: what's the difference?

I'll bite... useState should be used with [needsTacos, setNee...

Who/what should I follow on Instagram for web-dev?

Mine is @codefiend, i share tech stuff that i find interest...

What was your win this week?

this is great! you have to take breaks sometimes.

What was your win this week?

nice! I really enjoyed the first one you sent me a while ba...

What was your win this week?

great job!

What was your win this week?

super sweet!

What was your win this week?

so awesome!

What was your win this week?

I got a dev.to award for posting 8 weeks straight

I'm Going Back to being a DEV Community Member

Hey props to you. I think it shows courage to make moves in...

What tech have you used in the last few weeks?

ya I try to avoid the trendy train. I use what feels right ...

What tech have you used in the last few weeks?

That is awesome. Ya i'll have to get deeper in to it.

Are you your worst enemy?

Very cool project. I appreciate it. I checked out your vide...

Why you should face your fears and doubts, as a developer.

Thank you so much. I'm glad you could find something of val...

What tech have you used in the last few weeks?

just spent last 20 minutes looking over Oclif. Looks pretty...

What tech have you used in the last few weeks?

what are your thoughts on GraphQL. I tinkered with it and i...

What tech have you used in the last few weeks?

nice ! I tried to get in to Ruby and never could find inter...

What tech have you used in the last few weeks?

it's funny, i've used this and didn't realize that was what...

What tech have you used in the last few weeks?

That is awesome. Feel free to share some of your projects!

What tech have you used in the last few weeks?

see I knew I forgot some. Of course that scss!!! I'm gonna ...

What tech have you used in the last few weeks?

I'm curious to see what you are building!

What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?

Companies who ignore a “hey this is a huge risk and needs t...

What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?

We called this hotdogging. Anyone who left their computer u...

Are you your worst enemy?

I agree. I've been trying to do this more. Thank you.

I created DEV and have other positive qualities, ask me anything!

ok just one question, are Canadians really as nice as every...

I created DEV and have other positive qualities, ask me anything!

no questions, just a big thank you!

Are you your worst enemy?

definitely working on self improvment.

Are you your worst enemy?

damn!! first off, that was a great comment. I felt like I w...

Are you your worst enemy?

ya I've done that in the past, but not so much these days. ...

Are you your worst enemy?

I agree on this. My coworker has mentioned that to me befor...

Whats your thoughts on using a DI Package for IOC within a node project?

With jest, we are able to mock the modules and do the same ...

Whats your thoughts on using a DI Package for IOC within a node project?

you know what, you make a good point. Is this making our li...

Google home devices listing in on you without permission, by third party contractors.

ha ha, great minds think alike.

Google home devices listing in on you without permission, by third party contractors.

we use it to play music and turn on/off the lamp in our liv...

What are your favorite visual design inspiration sources?

instagram and behance.net, oh and dribble!

What sport/physical activity would you recommend to someone who's not super sporty by nature?

I heard that frisbee sport is a good one. I can't remember ...

Google home devices listing in on you without permission, by third party contractors.

ha ha that is a good way to put it "house always wins". It'...

Google home devices listing in on you without permission, by third party contractors.

Fair enough. To to be clear, I know for a fact that no one'...

Google home devices listing in on you without permission, by third party contractors.

yup, that is a great point.

Google home devices listing in on you without permission, by third party contractors.

it's not that I trust them more than a 3rd party, "jim bobs...

Google home devices listing in on you without permission, by third party contractors.

I agree. I don't trust anything I put online. But it's more...

Google home devices listing in on you without permission, by third party contractors.

it's not about being smart. I've worked for enough companie...

Need help cleaning up this code, which modifies the subdomain.

aww yes! nice!

Need help cleaning up this code, which modifies the subdomain.

gorgeous! I love me some regex. I was trying to do this yes...

Dedication! What would you do for code?

lol ya it was more for the laughs, but I have done some ser...

Reflection Time! Share how far you have come in the last few years.🚀

Just in the last 3 years I've learned a lot. Working with ...

Lets see your office shenanigans

We did get told to cut out the hotdogging but some people s...

What Values You And Your Team Hold Dear?

open communication. If you have a problem, let it be known...

Give your desk some cool style while hiding it's guts!

You definitely should write it up. We used puppet in my las...

What's one thing you wish you knew before you started programming?

My self worth. I under estimated my pay value for years. Alwa...

Give your desk some cool style while hiding it's guts!

Thanks so much.

Give your desk some cool style while hiding it's guts!

Nice! Are you running your own server for your sites?

Thanks for the 100K+ views!

Oh no worries what so ever. Ha ha. Thank you. I appreciate ...

Trigger PHP XDebug from postman

Mine is a first link? Well I guess I better add that then.

I hereby challenge you to a programming poetry smackdown.

Brain brain gone away, these bugs will forever stay. It’s ...

What does a developer say after solving a really hard bug?

Glad I squashed that bug

Trigger PHP XDebug from postman

Yup! That is a great add-on. Thank you.

What jobs did you hold before you got into software?

Weed (not drugs :P) puller errand boy grocery store attenda...

Give your desk some cool style while hiding it's guts!

hardcore, i like it.

Give your desk some cool style while hiding it's guts!

ha ha. Then you can look like a call center!

Give your desk some cool style while hiding it's guts!

please share the link! I've got some ideas brewing.

Having a hard time, and need a friend or someone to vent to?

Of course! I hope you have a wonderful week! You're awesome...

Let's See Your Awesome Workspaces!

btw, I cross posted and linked your post. You sparked an id...

Let's See Your Awesome Workspaces!

I see potential though! Here is mine. I have a thing for sk...

Seo is my worst skill, what’s yours?

Thank you Scott! I hope you have a great week!

Seo is my worst skill, what’s yours?

I agree, a lot of sites are super negative. I had one of my...

Thanks for the 100K+ views!

Thank you so much, Peter!

What's your favorite Markdown editor?

very cool!

Thanks for the 100K+ views!

Are you saying that I should check out your post?

What Default CSS Styles Do You Apply To Every Project?

{ margin: 0; padding: 0 }

Hand and wrist pain?

Give you wrist breaks. I know this sounds like a "duh, stup...

what online tools or references do you use when developing?

sweet! I agree. I use references and doc guides more than t...

Seo is my worst skill, what’s yours?

Thanks so much! I just commented on it.

What do devs need to know about marketing?

Hey Garret! Thanks so much for this. I've got a lot of ques...

Seo is my worst skill, what’s yours?

Well if you ever need an boost of appreciation or motivatio...

Fix your memory! Write it down or lose it.

see, this is the power of the brain. That isn't a bad thing...

Fix your memory! Write it down or lose it.

That is a really good piece of advice, to review notes vs p...

Fix your memory! Write it down or lose it.

ha ha, I am right there with you. I was also looking for an...

Fix your memory! Write it down or lose it.

So I have the same issue when I'm at work and also at home,...

Fix your memory! Write it down or lose it.

yes, I believe I've seen some research on this as well and ...

Seo is my worst skill, what’s yours?

you need to be not so hard on yourself. Just accept that is...

Seo is my worst skill, what’s yours?

ask someone better than you. Get them to give you tips.

Seo is my worst skill, what’s yours?

No, I don't accept that. I think you and I lack the proper ...

Seo is my worst skill, what’s yours?

love the POC method. I like to mock something out quickly f...

Seo is my worst skill, what’s yours?

I relate to this one. I love doing graphics and design but ...

Seo is my worst skill, what’s yours?

YES! I forgo I need to write about this!! Or maybe I did......

Seo is my worst skill, what’s yours?

I struggle with this daily as well, but feel i've improved ...

Seo is my worst skill, what’s yours?

As in all skills, time, life?

how many of you are automated bots

ya, I realized most of my traffic to Gidgitz.com was bots t...

Seo is my worst skill, what’s yours?

How did you over some this?

Seo is my worst skill, what’s yours?

this one is tricky. With ORM's abstracting out the hard wor...

Seo is my worst skill, what’s yours?

ya I'm guilty of this. I just force myself to relearn flexb...

Seo is my worst skill, what’s yours?

Glad you liked that, I made it up on the fly. But it's true...

Seo is my worst skill, what’s yours?

Lol. Ya that is fair. Who wants to admit they have flaws!

Seo is my worst skill, what’s yours?

whats that? :P ya I guess I should start on that train, doe...

Seo is my worst skill, what’s yours?

Maybe if you do it with good intensions then you'll learn t...

Seo is my worst skill, what’s yours?

ha ha, well at least you are ok with it.

CSSWand: New Features!

I like this comment! You're right. When I first saw yours I...

Seo is my worst skill, what’s yours?

lol I'm write (just kidding... "right") there with you. It'...

CSSWand: New Features!

Great job. Looks like a good start. What do you feel got yo...

You don’t owe social media anything!

Well said. I took about a month away from my personal lapto...

I would love feedback on my TypeScript skills and NPM Module.

Thank you! It's been fun so far. So I've defaulted to Opena...

🔥 🤩 My Fucking Awesome Dev Setup 🤩 🔥

dude this is so dope! Thank you!

The frustrations of having to learn on the fly

I agree with you. I have had to learn that it's ok to slow ...

The frustrations of having to learn on the fly

I find that with some of the developers who specialize in a...

Using git to create a template project for repeated use

sweet! i'll have to take a look. Thank you

Tell me some useless (or useful) software trivia

useless? here ya go! Peter DeChamp Richardson has been codi...

how many of you are automated bots

Oh i'm sure it is. Just like with instagram. I'm ok with no...

how many of you are automated bots

wish I could give you an "best comment" award... I love tho...

What do you think about the idea that "there should be only one way of doing a thing" in programming languages?

Unrealistic. There are always more than one way to do somet...

How was your experience when switching from mac/windows to Linux

It was about 5 years ago that I tried to go only Linux and ...

how many of you are automated bots

just read it, great job!

How should I go about setting myself up for my "dream job" at Mozilla?

great first post!!!!!!!!!! See that wasn't hard. My advice ...

how many of you are automated bots

Just make sure you do not use "clean up" mode to avoid publ...

how many of you are automated bots

I'm quickly finding out the people can still like a post th...

how many of you are automated bots

I feel this, some days I'm pretty sure I just auto pilot my...

how many of you are automated bots

Ok, great and thank you. It helps to know that some people ...

how many of you are automated bots

ha ha I love this. Made me literally laugh out loud (llol, ...

how many of you are automated bots

This is great feed back. Both you and Meru mentioned liking...

how many of you are automated bots

No need for captcha, and I totally respect the not wanting ...

how many of you are automated bots

I've seen this as well.

how many of you are automated bots

I would highly encourage you to post them now and update th...

Hulu is down

ya definitely feels like there is no room for errors

how many of you are automated bots

It’s estimated that Instagram had around 95 million bot acc...

how many of you are automated bots

Lol. Well you’re a funny bot.

How important are math skills for software development?

Honestly I can barely do basic stuff like divide decimals. ...

25 years of coding, and I'm just beginning

Thank you so much! I take that compliment "you're a good wr...

Welcoming two summer interns to the DEV team!

yay! congrats!

Which is the Best Database for NodeJS?

+1 for sequelize

what's The next step for a static React js app ?

Keep learning. I saw what you did so far and your on a good...

Why you should face your fears and doubts, as a developer.

That is so great!!!! What is the project so I can check it ...

Clean up your code with these tips!

I appreciate that you don’t just accept it and you have an ...

25 years of coding, and I'm just beginning

Thank you so much. I’m grateful you found it useful.

did you get your .dev domain?

That’s a hard one but I feel like most people still think ....

what would you build if you won the lottery and never had to work again.

So what I plan on doing with my notes, is actually post the...

what would you build if you won the lottery and never had to work again.

i love this. I think that is a brilliant idea! have you eve...

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