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Eli Bierman

I'm a developer and independent consultant learning more about distributed systems, teaching, documentation, and obscure programming languages.

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#help has had a makeover

Ironically, this post does not fit the guidelines for the #...

A message from Iran, asking for help on creating better proxies

I don't think there are tutorials for accessing internet du...

#100DaysOfPython Day 1: Hello World, Data Types & Strings

Great post! I love this notes format.

From Social Worker to Software Engineer 💃

Congratulations on the new fintech job!! 🥳 Locking down a j...

This is BS: How and why "inclusive" conferences are screwing up (starting from the top)

Thanks for sharing your story. I love the questions, great ...

Reactgate Recap

Update: You can read Tatiana's factual account of what went...

Create custom keyboard accessible radio buttons

Using this for some radio buttons right now, thank you for ...

If You Don't Know, Now You Know - GitHub Is Restricting Access For Users From Iran And A Few Other Embargoed Countries

I'm sorry you have to deal with this. Github is a symbol for ...

Go Phish! - Spear Phishing From An Attacker's Point Of View

Great article! They really are getting much more sophistica...

Convince me that types are awesome

Your code can prove things about your code and that's prett...

VueJS is dead, long live VueJS!

Great post! I think people initially missed the benefits of...

Is Protobufs better than JSON?

Between the two, I prefer the flexibility of JSON and not h...

What are you currently learning?

I’m learning HAProxy now. It’s a load balancer that you can...

Does this sort of consulting service exist? Does it have a name?

I think most senior consultants or architects do that work,...

Confidence

I love this topic. I've definitely been in a situation wher...

Diversity vs Inclusivity: Understanding the Difference

Inclusion and diversity is a business decision as well. Org...

Diversity vs Inclusivity: Understanding the Difference

I agree with the goal of focusing on the individual. If an ...

Are you a Woman learning to code? My Survey aims to capture our shared experiences!

There is a real need for studies that cater to women develo...

Diversity vs Inclusivity: Understanding the Difference

I hope by “take blinders off” you mean deconstruct centurie...

Diversity vs Inclusivity: Understanding the Difference

This a very thoughtful post, thanks for sharing! You explain ...

Discussion on personal developer websites with large padding on desktops

I’m guilty of that. I designed for mobile first, and was pl...

Did you negotiate ($) for your first technical job?

I did negotiate for my first developer role at a startup. I...

What is self-hosting, and is there value in it?

One cool aspect of self-hosting is that any performance imp...

I'm a security auditor and researcher, Ask Me Anything!

That's very helpful, thanks for the thoughtful reply! I rea...

I'm a security auditor and researcher, Ask Me Anything!

Hi Paula! I love your security and digital privacy posts on...

Deciding a database architecture for a Social Networking use-case?

Another more low-level option could be a key-value store li...

The Right Idea Becomes the Wrong Idea Over Time

Oh I don't know, forces of systemic economic oppression? ;)...

The Right Idea Becomes the Wrong Idea Over Time

Lots of students only have access to chromebooks and can't ...

The Right Idea Becomes the Wrong Idea Over Time

I think Javascript is still amazing for beginners because y...

Self-hosting with fossil, an alternative to git

Awesome guide! I didn't know about that meta tag trick to m...

Ah, to be the Justin Bieber of Open Source

I love dev.to because you would never see that comment here...

Sadly, I must say goodbye to Leaf (my programming language)

Thanks for sharing this honest reflection. It can be hard t...

Write With Me (Day 8)

Nice post. It always surprises me how helpful Elixir's erro...

Best Resources for Learning Elixir

I second Elixir School as a great resource for the fundamenta...

Judging from a profile picture

Maybe I would read their comment in an angry voice in my he...

What is a Web Framework, and Why Should You use one?

This is such a great overview, thanks for the article! I'm ...

When to give a star to an open source library?

Honestly if I read the README and get really excited I'll g...

Judging from a profile picture

I think everybody responds to human faces. Whether I'm awar...

I was billed for 14k USD on Amazon Web Services 😱

What a great story. Glad it worked out OK. I made the same ...

3 Essential Components of Great Documentation

This is such an interesting conversation. When I was workin...

On Becoming a Technical Writer

Thanks for this article! I really appreciate the process se...

GopherJS vs WebAssembly for Go

This was really interesting to read! I also expected WebAss...

3 Essential Components of Great Documentation

Excited to see what you come up with :)

Dev and Designer Communication

I think having a dedicated project manager can really help ...

Changelog: Announcing DEV Connect! (Beta)

This is awesome! This is a really cool feature and I love t...

3 Essential Components of Great Documentation

Thanks for sharing your experience! I've in the past tried ...

3 Essential Components of Great Documentation

I think the problem is that devs write docs the way they u...

3 Essential Components of Great Documentation

I'm glad it helped :) I didn't expect it to be such a popul...

3 Essential Components of Great Documentation

I think it's really important with documentation (just like...

Negotiating is hard.

That art is awesome! Such a cool format for summarizing the...

3 Essential Components of Great Documentation

I know a lot of people agree with you on the comments too. ...

How I automated the boring University stuff with Python

This is awesome! The Google Scripts editor is really fun to...

3 Essential Components of Great Documentation

Thanks for the contribution, I added it to the list! AWS is...

3 Essential Components of Great Documentation

Yeah, it can be difficult to find where to start. I think e...

3 Essential Components of Great Documentation

That is so annoying. To me that's usually a sign that they'...

3 Essential Components of Great Documentation

Those are some #nicedocs. Thanks, I added it to the list!

3 Essential Components of Great Documentation

I agree the examples should be explained very simply. There...

3 Essential Components of Great Documentation

Thanks! I've been a big fan of this website and community f...

Open-source loses a friend

I just came across a security issue relevant to this discus...

Is rejection for a job becoming more normal or...?

I think another aspect of this is the mismatch between most...

Creating UIViews Constraints Programmatically Using PureLayout

Thanks for this guide! I always forget those first few step...

Open-source loses a friend

I understand your gut feeling about the acquisition, especi...

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