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Wesley Ameling

A computer enthusiast who is currently studying bioinformatics.

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How many of y'all are using DEV Connect?

I wasn't even aware that feature exists..

Icon for bookmark, save...

For me that icon would almost indicate "Download" instead o...

Should Dev.to posts have a comment section for grammar suggestions?

Let's not turn this platform into StackOverflow where your ...

What is the sneakiest easter egg you have ever done?

Once made an app which was used for uploading some files fr...

"Waiting times" at work.

I didn't know that could happen to be quite honest with you...

What I hate hearing most as a developer.

We will do it properly in the future

What was your win this week?

Not touching code for a complete week! Instead of writing c...

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

Working with sensitive data, we back it up on hard drive in...

node-gyp support in alpine linux

Seems like multistage docker images could be used for recom...

Do you have your next vacation planned?

1 more day and a 5 week vacation begins! 🎉

You have received a horrible code at work, what will you do?

Honestly it depends on the context. If you received it as a...

Flappy Bird With Browser Windows

I am not quite sure whether this is something that should b...

Maker Story: Password Reset Flow after 5 months

"I set him a new one manually" If I read that, I always am...

How many computer devices do you own?

Got 2 laptops (one which is collecting dust), 2 phones (no ...

Alternatives to Google Analytics

This is a question I recently also started asking, and actu...

How can you prepare for a job at Google?

Be honest with your (future) employer about your skillset and...

Set up My Computer with Me!

Then I have installed those packages for no reason for way ...

Set up My Computer with Me!

I don't have any experience with a Mac, so forgive me if I ...

How I beat RSI before it beat me

I am glad to read you resolved your situation. But I do wan...

Feedback on my website

Very very nice! However.. nitpicky comment incoming: at lea...

I've released over 100 apps in React Native since 2015, Ask Me Anything!

What is the major benefit over React (web)? Of course for a...

What part of your first dev job were you least prepared for?

At first it was very cool, lots of freedom on a solo projec...

What’s Wrong with Using Public Wi-Fi?

Unless you use a (trusted) VPN :)

Which programming language/environment is more “powerful” than people realize?

Beside the point. Though I should mention the people on Red...

Which programming language/environment is more “powerful” than people realize?

Python. While people on this platform definitely use pytho...

Deploy a React App as a Github User Page with Yarn

I would imagine every framework will work which builds ever...

Render Browser Specific Content with React 🎉

Guess what I am going to try out tomorrow? :)

tmux - A Terminal Multiplexer

I have been using this for a few days now and really enjoyi...

Which mainstream programming language has the ugliest syntax?

ArnoldC

Why some people hate PHP?

Thats applicable to any language!

Can you guess what the most popular search term on dev.to is so far this year?

With the search term know.. @ben did you make a bot to rep...

Do you have any "smart home" projects in the works or in mind?

I love programmers. Why walk to check when we can get notif...

So I forgot about a scraper

Sure, the code was part of a bigger plan but never actually...

What's the proper etiquette for forking an abandoned repo?

Why not try to email the author? It seems like an active deve...

Security Sprint week 4: CA pairs creation with openssl

You would have saved me a lot of googling if you posted thi...

SQLite Rocks and Here's Why

I actually encountered an issue with this. I updated a migr...

Are you (programming) in your comfort zone? Please don’t.

I definitely stepped out of my comfort zone the last few we...

Experienced developers: What concept have you never gotten around to learning and you've been fine without it?

Container orchestration

PSA: Add dir="auto" to your inputs and textareas.

Why isn't this a default thing? Like if you don't want to sup...

👻 Do you have any horror stories to share? Spooky bugs, scary data leaks, horrifying code, etc. 🎃

Which famous book? That could come in handy later for me

Finding The Shortest Path, With A Little Help From Dijkstra

This post definitely will help me out in the future. Thanks...

Taking advantage of BitMasks

I really like this approach, as I usually use this too for ...

Looking for questions to ask developers in a fun interview series

When do you think of solutions for big bugs? (Eg at home, d...

Multiple GitHub accounts in the same computer

While it seems like a solution, I think it is not that eleg...

I created @ThePracticalDev and dev.to, ask me anything!

Why did you feel the need to create this platform? A side p...

Maintaining Different Git Identities

Thank you so much for this!

Don't Amend, Fix

Basically a fix commit here, as you probably could've chang...

What have you been meaning to do but haven't gotten around to?

Start learning docker and using it. It really gets recommen...

The Bug lives on!

I would ask a colleague the next day ;)

Explain GraphQL like I'm five.

So can I see it as an abstraction layer for any (supported)...

Postman, a major tool for developers

Oh man, I love postman! I especially use to the tool to tes...

We Mailed 100,000 Stickers Around the World and Made a Million Mistakes Along the Way

I really like how one can link this back to an actual progr...

How do you arrange your screens/multiple desktops?

My setup is like so: External screen 1 - External screen 2...

%$#@ This: Combing through 183 million git commits to find out when and how developers use the f-word

This article deserves more comments. I genuinely laughed whil...

G for Git

Thanks for this! I will refer people to this article when the...

ORMs, Lazy Loading and Web Applications

I once had to rewrite the fetch queries in Django's ORM to pr...

How did you get into programming in the first place?

This is actually a bit of a weird story. I was playing Minecr...

When do you become a Jack of all trades but a master of none?

Maybe this is not an entirely relevant quote, but my mentor s...

Database Level CRUD Operations Using PDO

Nice article! However, why don't you make openConnection stat...

Python for JavaScript Developers

Maybe it is worth noting that the boolean operator 'and' and ...

Building todometer: a meter-based to-do list

This really seems like something I want to be using short ter...

Programming won't be automated, or it already has been

I can imagine that programmers tend to have more creativity t...

Open the GitHub project page of a repo from Terminal

The version for Git Bash (windows). It replaces the open comm...

A Quick Introduction: Hashing

I would not recommend shadowing the built in hash function, a...

Here's What You Can Learn In 10 Minutes That Will Be Useful For The Rest Of Your Programming Career

I really have to agree on both points, however I have the opi...

How did you get into programming in the first place?

I actually started programming by playing games. Not an excit...

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