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Learned Fortran on an old TI-99; forgot Fortran; learned to draw, paint, sculpt, and play violin; learned how to merge code and art, turned it into my UX/Front-end dev Frankenthing.

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Are you in the GitHub Arctic Code Vault?

I needed some good news. I didn't expect this good of news, t...

How can open source contributors and maintainers engage in a respectful ongoing relationship?

Don't assume a gender ... my husband has had that issue, th...

What is Going on With Static Site Generators? Why the numbers are increasing?

As a tech nerd, I love optimizing my work. As far as settin...

If I don't use React, am I still a developer?

Writing my first webapp that I felt was good enough for pub...

If I don't use React, am I still a developer?

Another possible question might be, when something new repl...

Developer is the next blue collar job

I've seen companies like that, but they generally require t...

YES! You Should Be A Mentor!

I know I've considered looking for a mentor, at least for the...

Developer is the next blue collar job

I hate to break it to you, but this already exists. It's de...

Developer is the next blue collar job

I tend to think of gatekeeping as more like my resume getti...

Graphics advice for a dev?

Honestly, I've used GIMP and Adobe, both, and I've found th...

Is it just me or are we in a low-hype phase?

I think people are starting to catch on to all the reinvent...

Can we separate the artist from their art? Should we?

I'd say it's all situational. Personally, I like reading H...

Terrible Interview Questions

I've heard guys say they'd never hire a woman before. Gener...

Terrible Interview Questions

Quick way to confuse the interviewer: 'I'd say the one with...

Why being a good programmer barely requires programming at all.

How does one go about programming in html/css? While HTML a...

THREE.js

First off, I saw in your bio that you write code using 'the t...

Open Source is Broken

Look, I'm not saying everyone is going to, or should, get t...

Open Source is Broken

Your experience does differ. In the US, (the number of wome...

Open Source is Broken

Actually, you did not go full cliche. You mentioned male ('...

How to start to code a PWA?

I don't know about MySQL (can't say I've worked with it or ...

How large is the dev.to production database πŸ€”

Ridiculously huge, yup.

Open Source is Broken

Fair enough. That certainly would have been preferable, the...

Open Source is Broken

That's just it, isn't it? If all you have is Open Source as...

How large is the dev.to production database πŸ€”

One million GB, but only because it's fun to say. I'm 100% ...

10+ Tips To Find Peace In A Loud Office

Listen to noise? Nope. Ambient music? Absolutely. Noise: t...

How to refill someone’s β€œcup?”

It's amazing what sharing muffins in the morning can do for...

Open Source is Broken

'If we want to move into a post-Open Source world, we first...

Open Source is Broken

Heaven forbid (is there some non-religious idiom as easily ...

Open Source is Broken

It's nice you have such faith in those who have worked on O...

What's Wrong with the Tech Interview Process?

To be honest, I think much of the problem boils down to two...

The perfect responsive menu

I love how simple that menu is while still remaining fully ...

Fixing Dev.to's scrollbar bug with a single line of code

I've gotten the odd problem of things working great for me,...

The only way to improve your CSS gameπŸ‘©πŸΎβ€πŸŽ¨

I do all my own design and developing. That said, even I make...

Make art, not apps <3

Building an app doesn't always result in worrying about mar...

Are we pretentious and arrogant?

Heck, that's why I was booted off Stack Overflow on three s...

Diversity and the tech meritocracy

That's actually a good list there. A very specific issue is...

Are we Developers helping Google to build an unstoppable monopoly?

I guess I'm old-school, but I generally use paper maps. Of ...

Are we Developers helping Google to build an unstoppable monopoly?

Seeing as nearly all of the revenue Google gets from the fr...

Being a Female Programmer: How is it For You?

Mind you, in over a decade, I still haven't been able to la...

Working as a freelancer

'Do not allow clients to contact you by text/phone, unless it...

Working as a freelancer

I tried freelancing as a side gig while continuing to work ...

Developer frustrations

My husband and I have pretty much gotten used to the small ...

Developer frustrations

All my coding is done at home for personal projects or for ...

Why You Shouldn't Use A Web Framework

Well, I finished refactoring my first major project (that w...

Share your wins

I turned my clunky old first major project, Blue Alphant, i...

You Probably Don't Need A Front End Framework

I'd just like to say a few things. There is nothing wrong ...

Ways to make money as a developer

Well, to be fair, people who have analysed trading bots hav...

The Layers of Javascript

Perhaps, but all too often I'll see some nonsense on Stack ...

The Layers of Javascript

This is why I use VanillaJS for everything, personally. It ...

CSS Specificity

I knew about this already, but it's nice to have something ...

What are you listening while coding?

It depends on the file type. In my opinion, repetitive patt...

How old were you when you wrote your first line of code?

Well, if I count the funny matching game I played that made...

Weekly Coding Challenge - Week #15 - Instant Search

Just as I gave up trying to add a vanillaJS search function...

Can CSS color variables depend on each other? Help me fight off CSS preprocessors.

I'm not entirely sure of what you're trying to do, but this...

Alcohol and developer culture

I can't say I dream about chimaek. I've never met a beer I'...

Alcohol and developer culture

Oddly enough, if you go to your local ACE Hardware store, t...

Alcohol and developer culture

Water should be available, too - not just the flavored fizz...

4 Things Developers Take for Granted That Used to Be Really Hard

Bad me, replying to myself ... I just saw Google Tone in t...

Learn ES6 without leaving Dev.to

I'm definitely bookmarking this to read (this post and link...

IT Degree Necessary?

The question was whether or not a degree is needed, not whe...

IT Degree Necessary?

I'd say it depends. For example, I am nowhere near any city...

4 Things Developers Take for Granted That Used to Be Really Hard

I remember pulling out a book and having to use it to help ...

Developers turn more than pizza and coffee into code, what do you consume to code

No, Weagwan and Uijongbu, actually. Where did you go for yo...

Developers turn more than pizza and coffee into code, what do you consume to code

I was stationed there for 3 years, actually. US Army... He...

Developers turn more than pizza and coffee into code, what do you consume to code

Well, it's been 20 years, and he's still in the ketchup is ...

Developers turn more than pizza and coffee into code, what do you consume to code

Eh, well, you've got to go with what's available, so it's t...

JavaScript’s apply, call, and bind explained by hosting a cookout

Ah, food, I love how you explain code.

Developers turn more than pizza and coffee into code, what do you consume to code

I just reuse my old Kevita bottles, add cold water and a te...

Developers turn more than pizza and coffee into code, what do you consume to code

I tend to go for a strange combination (but not all at once...

Which contentious opinions in programming actually matter?

I do still write what is taking place in a block of code, i...

Books vs Online Courses

I can understand that. I've used videos, but only if litera...

Having a Good Relationship with CSS

Overall, this was an excellent article, but I'd like to poi...

Welcome Thread - v13

I'm Sheila and I've taught myself all the code I know with ...

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