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Wesley Ameling

A computer enthusiast who is currently studying bioinformatics.

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re: How many of y'all are using DEV Connect?
I wasn't even aware that feature exists..
re: Icon for bookmark, save...
For me that icon would almost indicate "Download" instead o...
re: Should Dev.to posts have a comment section for grammar suggestions?
Let's not turn this platform into StackOverflow where your ...
re: What is the sneakiest easter egg you have ever done?
Once made an app which was used for uploading some files fr...
re: "Waiting times" at work.
I didn't know that could happen to be quite honest with you...
re: What I hate hearing most as a developer.
We will do it properly in the future
re: What was your win this week?
Not touching code for a complete week! Instead of writing c...
re: What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?
Working with sensitive data, we back it up on hard drive in...
re: node-gyp support in alpine linux
Seems like multistage docker images could be used for recom...
re: Do you have your next vacation planned?
1 more day and a 5 week vacation begins! 🎉
re: You have received a horrible code at work, what will you do?
Honestly it depends on the context. If you received it as a...
re: Flappy Bird With Browser Windows
I am not quite sure whether this is something that should b...
re: Maker Story: Password Reset Flow after 5 months
"I set him a new one manually" If I read that, I always am...
re: How many computer devices do you own?
Got 2 laptops (one which is collecting dust), 2 phones (no ...
re: Alternatives to Google Analytics
This is a question I recently also started asking, and actu...
re: How can you prepare for a job at Google?
Be honest with your (future) employer about your skillset a...
re: Set up My Computer with Me!
Then I have installed those packages for no reason for way ...
re: Set up My Computer with Me!
I don't have any experience with a Mac, so forgive me if I ...
re: How I beat RSI before it beat me
I am glad to read you resolved your situation. But I do wan...
re: Feedback on my website
Very very nice! However.. nitpicky comment incoming: at lea...
re: 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...
re: 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...
re: Critique My Code: Sudoku Solver in Go
Funny enough I started working on a similar project, an end...
re: What’s Wrong with Using Public Wi-Fi?
Unless you use a (trusted) VPN :)
re: Which programming language/environment is more “powerful” than people realize?
Beside the point. Though I should mention the people on Red...
re: Which programming language/environment is more “powerful” than people realize?
Python. While people on this platform definitely use pytho...
re: Deploy a React App as a Github User Page with Yarn
I would imagine every framework will work which builds ever...
re: Render Browser Specific Content with React 🎉
Guess what I am going to try out tomorrow? :)
re: tmux - A Terminal Multiplexer
I have been using this for a few days now and really enjoyi...
re: Which mainstream programming language has the ugliest syntax?
ArnoldC
re: Why some people hate PHP?
Thats applicable to any language!
re: 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...
re: 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...
re: So I forgot about a scraper
Sure, the code was part of a bigger plan but never actually...
re: What's the proper etiquette for forking an abandoned repo?
Why not try to email the author? It seems like an active deve...
re: Security Sprint week 4: CA pairs creation with openssl
You would have saved me a lot of googling if you posted thi...
re: SQLite Rocks and Here's Why
I actually encountered an issue with this. I updated a migr...
re: Are you (programming) in your comfort zone? Please don’t.
I definitely stepped out of my comfort zone the last few we...
re: Experienced developers: What concept have you never gotten around to learning and you've been fine without it?
Container orchestration
re: PSA: Add dir="auto" to your inputs and textareas.
Why isn't this a default thing? Like if you don't want to sup...
re: 👻 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
re: Finding The Shortest Path, With A Little Help From Dijkstra
This post definitely will help me out in the future. Thanks...
re: Taking advantage of BitMasks
I really like this approach, as I usually use this too for ...
re: Looking for questions to ask developers in a fun interview series
When do you think of solutions for big bugs? (Eg at home, d...
re: Multiple GitHub accounts in the same computer
While it seems like a solution, I think it is not that eleg...
re: I created @ThePracticalDev and dev.to, ask me anything!
Why did you feel the need to create this platform? A side p...
re: Maintaining Different Git Identities
Thank you so much for this!
re: Don't Amend, Fix
Basically a fix commit here, as you probably could've chang...
re: What have you been meaning to do but haven't gotten around to?
Start learning docker and using it. It really gets recommen...
re: The Bug lives on!
I would ask a colleague the next day ;)
re: Explain GraphQL like I'm five.
So can I see it as an abstraction layer for any (supported)...
re: Postman, a major tool for developers
Oh man, I love postman! I especially use to the tool to tes...
re: 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...
re: How do you arrange your screens/multiple desktops?
My setup is like so: External screen 1 - External screen...
re: %$#@ 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 wh...
re: G for Git
Thanks for this! I will refer people to this article when t...
re: ORMs, Lazy Loading and Web Applications
I once had to rewrite the fetch queries in Django's ORM to ...
re: How did you get into programming in the first place?
This is actually a bit of a weird story. I was playing Mine...
re: 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...
re: Database Level CRUD Operations Using PDO
Nice article! However, why don't you make openConnection stat...
re: Python for JavaScript Developers
Maybe it is worth noting that the boolean operator 'and' an...
re: Building todometer: a meter-based to-do list
This really seems like something I want to be using short t...
re: Programming won't be automated, or it already has been
I can imagine that programmers tend to have more creativity...
re: Open the GitHub project page of a repo from Terminal
The version for Git Bash (windows). It replaces the open co...
re: A Quick Introduction: Hashing
I would not recommend shadowing the built in hash function,...
re: 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 o...
re: How did you get into programming in the first place?
I actually started programming by playing games. Not an exc...
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