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Alistair MacDonald

20 years 👨‍💻 sites & 📱 web-apps 👨‍🔬 Raspberry PI & eInk 👷 mech keebs 👐 Open Source 🕓 W3C Audio Working Group Chair 🦖 Data-Vis w/ Mozilla ❤️ JavaScript ♾

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Senior User Interface Engineer at isee

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TypeScript?.. or JavaScript?

Right. Other than a clear model for componentization, it's ha...

Basic Windows Commands every one MUST know

Best Windows command I ever used was: dism.exe /online /ena...

How do you keep notes?

You should check out WorkFlowy.

TypeScript?.. or JavaScript?

Verbosity is really key.

TypeScript?.. or JavaScript?

Make sense. TS hinting is pretty great. Hinting tends to driv...

TypeScript?.. or JavaScript?

Finally someone with a Typescript preference! :) good points....

TypeScript?.. or JavaScript?

That's interesting. When I wanted to learn OOP back in 2007, ...

TypeScript?.. or JavaScript?

Wow, thanks.

TypeScript?.. or JavaScript?

That's really interesting. Do you have links to any of that i...

TypeScript?.. or JavaScript?

Yeah, you make a good point. I hope I'm not coming across as ...

TypeScript?.. or JavaScript?

I do remember those books teaching... closures, lexical scope...

TypeScript?.. or JavaScript?

Here you go Adrian-Samuel, this is how to extend the counter ...

TypeScript?.. or JavaScript?

Here is one possibility... though I had to cheat by adding th...

TypeScript?.. or JavaScript?

Thanks Ankush. The books mentioned in the bottom of the post ...

TypeScript?.. or JavaScript?

Thanks. That makes sense. In my experience, it has been mainl...

TypeScript?.. or JavaScript?

Yes, I do agree in principle. But it's not always that simple...

TypeScript?.. or JavaScript?

Good call. Added something very simple to give the basic idea.

How would you convince your company to implement unit tests?

First try and see it their way. Understand from the busines...

Compact or Verbose Codestyle?

One thing you get from The verbosity of the ending variable...

Compact or Verbose Codestyle?

Typically I would throw inside the get function here. I did...

Compact or Verbose Codestyle?

It's true, the behavior is slightly different. I will updat...

Why do employers check job candidates' GitHub profiles?

GitHub can be really useful to get a sense of what someone ...

Welcome Thread - v22

Hi from Boston, USA! I just joined Dev.to. I really love t...

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