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Devin Handspiker-Wade

Primarily PHP and Javascript developer with a passion for automation. Currently dabbling in Go

Location Halifax, Nova Scotia Joined Joined on  twitter website

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Back End Developer

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Do Developers Still Use PHP (and why that’s the wrong question to ask)

Not sure what you mean. PHP has been object-orientated since ...

11 Reasons I love Linux, and 1 why I don't

It's hard to imagine life without all the things that Linux p...

Advantages of Git-flow over standard git commands

Maybe it's because I am viewing this as an agency, but none o...

Advantages of Git-flow over standard git commands

I like git-flow, however I always seem to run into the same p...

Is your company making any permanent changes after "temporary" pandemic-driven changes?

My employer seem to be the only one going against the grain. ...

The button does not work #345

JIRA-123: "I don't like the button color." Me: It's the clie...

What's the worst advice you've ever received?

Most of my programming course in college were done in VB.NET....

How I built a twitter bot on AWS and then again on Azure 😲🤖

if it any point you get an error message about permission de...

Payforabill.com - Aid during this crazy time

Honestly, what's stopping the developer from just pocketing...

Difference between cp and rsync

Small mistake; you refer to the -a flag as the "the append ...

Using isset() and empty() hurts your code

Interesting! Might need to give 7.4 a look sooner than expe...

Setup a Basic CI Pipeline on Gitlab

Push to Github Shouldn't we be pushing to Gitlab?

Why I am not switching to ZSH

Pretty sure "locked in" is referring to being unable to ins...

Are there hardware components whose specs say they’re compatible with Linux?

No, "Seems" is generally as close as it gets. Being a commu...

Using isset() and empty() hurts your code

It's a simple benchmark with many examples, but to quote one ...

Using isset() and empty() hurts your code

The issue is when working with large arrays or being called f...

MacOS won’t be shipped with scripting languages in the future. (Python/Ruby/Perl/etc)

There's probably going to be a fair amount of blog posts th...

MacOS won’t be shipped with scripting languages in the future. (Python/Ruby/Perl/etc)

Not how much this will affect people. A lot of the runtimes...

How do you scale Jenkins slave node?

Generally, you add more nodes. Once you get to the point ...

What do dev.to-ers call themselves collectively?

Not a fan of "Dev two-er", sounds bit too much like "Two-fo...

How many computer devices do you own?

Develop on: Desktop Macbook Pro A set of 3 Pi Zeros (Dock...

What's the most excited you've ever been about a new technology?

Docker. Just getting into it this year but so far it's GREA...

What are you "old enough to remember" in software development?

When you couldn't assume that a browser had "console.log"

If you've recently switched code editors— How's it going so far?

If you are a student, JetBrains provides license for the wh...

Addy Osmani's 18-Point Web Performance Checklist

Have you met clients?

How to signing digital signature for macos app bundle and linux executable

Signing Mac apps requires that you are using a certificate ...

Notes on my first PHP job

When confronted with incoherent code bases consistently wr...

Programming is ...

Programming is... an exercise of cause and effect without k...

What are common myths about software careers?

At least where I went to school all the instructors heavily...

GitLab Vs Github why would chose one over other

Used to use Bitbucket fulltime both professionally and pers...

How do you name your devices?

Home/Personal servers are named after countries as long as ...

What are the unwritten rules of development?

As a continuation, never use images in test that may offend...

How can i buy a vps a 5$ on Digital Ocean?

Try their support form, digitalocean.com/company/contact/

HTML ~ Hide broken images, or replace then gracefully

Most JS events can be used as attributes. Usually not recom...

Can you share your favorite quote or rule related to IT?

"Top Priority" and hasn't responded to the ticket in a year...

Can you share your favorite quote or rule related to IT?

Users lie. They may not be lying about an issue, how they ...

Why is everyone upgrading their UA and PP?

To be fair there is more than a few vague items in the regu...

My Development Setup

Never heard on EnPass before. How do you like it it? Any co...

What is your favorite CI/CD tool and why?

You can have the "'don't clean the git repo after checkout'...

What is your favorite CI/CD tool and why?

Do you mean "...sitting on Github"? 'Cause CI access is inc...

What is your favorite CI/CD tool and why?

GitLab-CI: Supports Docker containers, SSH, or virtual ma...

Reasons not to use IDs in CSS

Another unrelated reason to avoid using IDs: they are automat...

Do you think dev.to should have an API to so that you can list your posts/activity on your websites etc. ?

No. I don't think it would be a good idea. Maybe a widget t...

Application environments

...Unless you've in a marketing agency where the idea of a ...

Which mainstream programming language has the ugliest syntax?

I see the opposite problem. The lack of syntax is a bigger ...

Which mainstream programming language has the ugliest syntax?

Unpopular opinion but Python. Personally find it difficult ...

Explaining Programming to 6 Years Old Kids

Sounds like it was an interesting challenge! Just small note...

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