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Drew Bragg

Full Stack Dev && Single Dad && Board Game Geek && Hockey Player

Education

Launch Academy Bootcamp, Udacity Front-End Developer Nanodegree

Work

Senior Software Engineer at Within3

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Top 5 DEV Comments of the Past Week

Thanks!

What was your win this week?

Got promoted to Senior Software Engineer!

Top 10 Virtual Confs Every DEV must attend in April 2021

RailsConf?

Handling Service Worker updates in your Vue PWA

Hey Milind, that doesn't sound right to me. Did you follow th...

Happy Hacktoberfest! πŸŽƒ

This list of Hacktoberfest repos doesn't allow you to filter ...

Games are addicting. Learning web development isn't. Can it be?

Agreed

Booster framework vs Ruby on Rails

Booster is definitely a very different architecture than Rail...

i made clone of dev.to part-2

I did focus on your content, which is why I know your article...

Booster framework vs Ruby on Rails

One last thing, you may want to consider using the tag #showd...

Booster framework vs Ruby on Rails

I took a look at the code in both repos and I gotta say that ...

A Nifty Use Case for Rails Virtual Attributes

Interesting. Out of curiosity, why are you using models to r...

My Portfolio: Rate and Review

Start simple. Adding the <meta name=description> tag to...

My Portfolio: Rate and Review

Nice work! The hero section is really nicely done. I wish I ...

i made clone of dev.to part-2

I think your tags should be #react and #css, maybe #html, and...

My last post is rocking...!!!(clone of dev.to)

Not sure why this has the #ruby tag πŸ€”

Baby talk for computers (It's all key: value pairs)

Don't forget Ruby hash. ivy = { key: "value", name: "Iv...

What's your favourite WYSIWYG editor?

I've been able to get it to work with Vue pretty well. Been ...

Building my new website with VuePress and Bulma

Nice work on the site. It looks great!

Easter eggs in Go source code

This made me chuckle quite a bit. Thanks for sharing this!

Ruby on Rails digest: 26 most popular repositories in June 2020

Woohoo! Pumped to see this back! Thanks for doing it. πŸ™‚

What keyboard do you use?

Keytron K2. Overall I like it a lot but it's very tall, gott...

What keyboard do you use?

I've been rocking the K2 for a while now and like it a lot ex...

When things are back to normal, will you be working from home or in an office?

I had been working really hard to get my company to let me wo...

πŸ‘©β€πŸ’» The three extensions you need for Rails development in VS Code

Solargraph can be great when it wants to be. What annoys me ...

Pay Cut? For Remote work?

From my understanding pay-cuts have little to do with the per...

Handling Service Worker updates in your Vue PWA

Wow, that is super similar in code examples. I read a bunch o...

Handling Service Worker updates in your Vue PWA

Thank you for the kind words! I hope it helped you.

What's your go-to stack these days?

Haven't found a single reason to not use Rails. For the front...

American Communications Companies Appear to Be Under DDoS Attack

Knowing Ben I don't think he was "promoting" this BS but rath...

33 Most popular JS repositories on GitHub in May 2020

I get that. If you dont mind sharing your method of data co...

33 Most popular JS repositories on GitHub in May 2020

Why did you stop doing the Ruby/Rails gems list?

Handling Service Worker updates in your Vue PWA

Great! The whole reason I wrote this up was to help someone d...

Rails N + 2 queries

Dude this post was awesome. Thanks!

What was your win this week?

Made the taco_tuesday gem πŸ˜πŸ˜‚

What did you learn this week on Dev.to?

If you need/want the method on the File class and not just th...

Has GitHub Been Down More Since its Acquisition by Microsoft?

It's possible that an increase in traffic is causing more dow...

DevDiscuss Episode 4: Should Ruby Still be a Thing in 2020?

Great podcast! I really enjoyed the discussion.

TIL: alias in Ruby

Agreed. The more I work with and learn about Ruby the more I ...

How To Use The Map Method In Ruby

You can also use Array#map! to replace the values within the ...

The taco_tuesday gem, cause Tacos

Schnitzel Wednesday πŸ˜‚ πŸ˜‚ πŸ˜‚

Which dev.to loading GIF do you prefer?

Dude, these are awesome! Nice work, very creative. Personally...

Manifest vs head icons in the Vue CLI PWA Plugin

Thanks!

Take the 2020 Ruby on Rails developer community survey

If you're like me and didn't know what a Greenfield app was I...

React vs Vue: Compare and Contrast

I started with React and used it a lot. I was super hesitant ...

Handling Service Worker updates in your Vue PWA

I just found out that this article is being included in the ...

Workspace Wednesday: Show me pics of your at-home setup

All on a VariDesk for when I feel standing (conference calls ...

What's your wifi's name?

'The Tardis'

Workspace Wednesday: Show me pics of your at-home setup

It's an Autonomous ErgoChair 2 🀷🏻 I'm a fan, especially for ...

Workspace Wednesday: Show me pics of your at-home setup

Correct!

Workspace Wednesday: Show me pics of your at-home setup

πŸ˜‚ they even have little capes so I know which one to talk whe...

Workspace Wednesday: Show me pics of your at-home setup

Seems like GitHub is down

Followed by Digital Ocean...

Do you use time-tracking for work or for your personal time?

I use wakatime and love it. I have the chrome and terminal...

Level Up Your Ruby Skillz: Writing Compact Code

Now I want to go back to all my old code and refactor every...

Apples announces new 16-inch Macbook Pro

Good, work is getting me a new machine in the new few month...

Which ruby book would you recommend?

Practical Objected Oriented Design in Ruby by Sandi Metz is...

Twiddle-wakka (Yes, that's a real thing)

πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

What was your win this week?

I created a PR to fix a bug in Vuetify (one of the, if not ...

What is your favorite β€œnon-mainstream” web development framework/library?

Not sure if you'd consider (Stimulus)[stimulusjs.org/] non-...

Hacktoberfest Starts in Six Days πŸŽƒπŸŽ‰

So excited for this! The past 2 years I haven't felt like...

where can I learn rails?

Chris Oliver runs GoRails and it's fantastic!

How to put a Ruby on Rails application in Maintenance Mode

I gotta go with Andrew on this one. I use Digital Ocean for...

It’s my birthday

Happy Birthday, Ben!!

Hacktoberfest 2019 updates posted. Get ready everyone!

😍 That logo

Pitch a project to Hacktoberfest πŸŽ‰

I don't have any OS projects of my own to recommend but I t...

Dev.to is presenting Hacktoberfest?!

Fact! The logo is so awesome this year! The logo from two ...

What's your favorite coding joke/comic etc?

This has always been one of my favorites!

What jobs did you hold before you got into software?

Chick-fil-A Photo tech 63B - Light wheeled vehicle mechani...

How many software developers does it take to screw in a lightbulb?

None, we all use Dark Mode

How many software developers does it take to screw in a lightbulb?

Meh, new BulbScript frameworks come out every day

Is it dev dot too or is it dev dot tee oh?

I actually have the sticker!

If you could change one thing about learning to code, what would it be?

I'm glad I read the other comments before responding. I ori...

Is it dev dot too or is it dev dot tee oh?

If I remember correctly, Ben said it was short for Dev.toge...

Announcing DEV for Android

Neat! Any advantage to the Android app over the PWA? Been u...

What was your win this week?

This week, I... Fixed every known bug in IE for one of our...

Handling ActiveStorage direct uploads and server side form validations

Glad you found it helpful! This is basically the post I wis...

Nice Vue UI Toolkits on GitHub.

I use vuetify in a few different applications and can confi...

What is one essential item in your backpack or computer bag?

Just one? That's tough... I rock a GORUCK GR1 (best bag ev...

Deploying a Rails app to Digital Ocean with Capistrano

I place it in my home dir not the root dir. Are you running...

acts-as-taggable-on causing SQL errors when ordered by relation

Still haven't figured this out. Might be opening up an issu...

The Definitive Guide To Protecting Your Eyes For DevelopersπŸ‘€

This is also available on Chrome OS!

Understanding the basics of Ruby on Rails: HTTP, MVC, andΒ Routes

Solid write up! I love Rails, it's so simple to get started...

Migrating Rails Apps to VPS - worth it?

Absolutely! I remember when we moved from AWS to DigitalOce...

Migrating Rails Apps to VPS - worth it?

You may want to checkout hatchbox if you're not trying to d...

acts-as-taggable-on causing SQL errors when ordered by relation

Thanks, Ben, I appreciate it! Ordering by phase works fine...

DragonDrop

This is fantastic! I love the focus on accessibility. Nice ...

Tools for Developers

Thanks for the tip on Postal!

dev.to Repo Recap of the Past Week

Go @meggutshall !

Where to start refactoring.

Since rails is serving as only an api in this instance I fi...

Where to start refactoring.

Yes, luckily the core of the app is pretty well covered wit...

Where to start refactoring.

All great points! I completely agree

Where to start refactoring.

When I was refactoring the frontend (Vue.js) I moved a lot ...

Where to start refactoring.

For the rails side I'm trying to stick with each part as M ...

Where to start refactoring.

Luckily, given that it's all my code I understand the code ...

Where to start refactoring.

That's the hope!

Where to start refactoring.

Make it easy to other people who haven't seen your code ba...

Today I fixed a bug using the best method name ever

I agree!

Did you earn your Hacktoberfest t-shirt?

I did. As usual my plans for Hacktoberfest were much large...

LibertyJS, who's going?

DUUUDE! It's the Philly JavaScript conference! It's literal...

What are your favorite VueJS libraries?

Love Vuetify. Really nice package

Introducing a Rails 5.1 development environment via Docker

Awesome!

Announcement from the DEV Community Founders ❀️

This is FANTASTIC! Congratulations guys, well deserved! I'm...

Lessons I learned from training with special forces that I use in software development

Another good one!

How long have you been programming?

First time I saw "code" and tried to make sense of it I was...

Introducing our September 2018 sponsors

I did the same. We actually moved a lot of our apps to Dig...

Introducing our September 2018 sponsors

Can't wait for Hacktoberfest!

I want to make a mobile app for Dev.to

It's sad really because I use dev.to as a PWA on my phone a...

Can I see your terminal?

Here's mine with some neofetch love

Git merge specific file from another branch

Was literally JUST talking about this today, thanks!

Help! I'm A Mobile Developer Now!

We've used Cordova at work and it seems to work pretty well...

Tech Events this Week - 4/30

PTW - Dev Day May 2nd 2018.phillytechweek.com/events#vie....

Tech Events this Week - 4/30

Philly Tech Week April 30th - May 4th 2018.phillytechweek...

Tech Events this Week - 4/30

Philadelphia

Github repos for learners

While not a GitHub Repo I found Harvard CS50 course an awes...

Free Beer!

And no one has claimed the free beer yet!

Free Beer!

I was able to randomly snag a Dev.to sticker but I still ha...

First Developer Conference, Suggestions?

Looking forward to meeting you too! I'm really excited abou...

Introducing a Rails 5.1 development environment via Docker

This is fantastic! suggestion => don't use Ruby 2.5 (ye...

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