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Florian Rand

Designer and Software developer. Very bad writer. I love cats and skateboarding. more ? 🍻 : πŸ––;

Last 250 Comments

re: Best Headless CMS for 2020
Indeed.
re: Best Headless CMS for 2020
s/server/head. The less part is right tho. Jokes aside, I...
re: Best way to store array type data inside database?
INNER JOIN tag Can you see the mistake here? You need ...
re: Best way to store array type data inside database?
To retrieve a post and all its tags, you need to JOIN the ...
re: Best way to store array type data inside database?
CREATE TABLE post ( `post_id` INT NOT NULL PRIMARY KEY, `ti...
re: Feb. 7, 2020: What did you learn this week?
That communication skills are far more important than I use...
re: Hello again. It's time to do some work!
Totally agree Pawel, happy to be wrong!!
re: Hello again. It's time to do some work!
Can't wait to see more of them!
re: Hello again. It's time to do some work!
Hey Pawel, first of all, in my humble opinion, I believe th...
re: The only 3 steps you need to mock an API call inΒ Jest
I think I get it! Thanks for the detailed explanation! I ha...
re: The only 3 steps you need to mock an API call inΒ Jest
Hey Zak, this is really great! I've been recently facing a si...
re: Hello to the new hello-sqlite!
Okey okey, I am sold. My next side project will be on @glitch...
re: Advice on Applying for a Job
Nice reading Molly. In my experience, the color advice is q...
re: windows 10 + xubuntu 18 + windows 10
It depends on which system you feel more comfortable workin...
re: gatsby plugin treat
Hahaha 🀞
re: gatsby plugin treat
Sorry, low caps: twitter, the damm phone spell checker.
re: gatsby plugin treat
Check the DEV.to editor guide. This is the liquid tag you ...
re: Must have command line tools!
Hey @rhymes , yeah, ripgrep is wonderful. I use httpie be...
re: First CRUD application! (Express.js/MongoDB)
Congrats Lucas! And welcome to DEV!
re: 6 new habits I’m building to level up as a junior developer
I will ask for help faster I will no longer copy and paste...
re: Warm Up by the Fire with Bash (Fire Ascii Art)
Oh, aalib! I totally forgot about the BB demo.
re: Must have command line tools!
I use a few nodejs clis, I'll save yours to try it later, b...
re: Must have command line tools!
As a result ended staying up all night searching for more!...
re: Must have command line tools!
Hey, thanks for the suggestion, seems pretty neat, I'll che...
re: Must have command line tools!
Don't be a lemon David! You are half right. I've been using...
re: The Great Debate: Spotify or Apple Music?
Dropped my 11 years Spotify subscription in favour of youtu...
re: Must have command line tools!
Thanks Tim, that's a good one! I used to like mpd before th...
re: Must have command line tools!
Many thanks Michael! I forgot about ripgrep (this memory of...
re: Must have command line tools!
Thank you! I didn't know exa, added to the list :) (I must ...
re: ReactJS Learning
Hey there! The Official React docs have two tutorials. A s...
re: Save your up arrow key, use history more
Hey, yes it's very handy. github.com/phw/peek
re: Save your up arrow key, use history more
Indeed! (Ctrl+r) + fzf
re: Being disrespected 🀬 / ignored 😢 in an IT job. What do you do?
I'm not a junior designer and I can tell you that toxicity ...
re: Getting Cozy With Debian Buster
I forgot about those situations where only Ubuntu packages ...
re: Getting Cozy With Debian Buster
Great readings both articles. Let me share how I manage pac...
re: Au Revoir, Gentoo - Sell Me A New Linux Distro
Debian user since Potato (2000). Debian is great, rock-sol...
re: How do you manage your browser bookmarks?
That would be a great idea indeed :D
re: How do you manage your browser bookmarks?
I try to keep it simple, general categories and subcategori...
re: How do you manage your browser bookmarks?
I've been using larder.io and I'm very happy with it. My tw...
re: Plastic.vim - a dark colorscheme for vim/neovim with low contrast colors for long coding sessions
Hey Will, thank you for creating Plastic in the first place...
re: Remote Work Can Be Isolating: But That Can Be Fixed :)
And you created an account today just to comment on this......
re: What's your take on the Hiring Process in the Tech Industry?
While I was writing my comment I had the exact same thought...
re: What's your take on the Hiring Process in the Tech Industry?
In my humble opinion, and this is just an opinion (based on...
re: What was your win this week?
Finished my first #Hacktoberfest and waiting for the 17th ...
re: Can I get a review of my portfolio
This is great Ganesh, I love experimenting too. I usually ...
re: Can I get a review of my portfolio
Hey Ganesh, do you know 'the emperor new clothes' story? A...
re: How to be consistent with programming?
Hey, just don't give Up. Maybe you should try a more simpl...
re: What was your win this week?
My first Hacktoberfest almost completed!
re: Daily Hacktoberfest Miscellaneous discussion (October 2nd)
My first Hacktoberfest, 2 PR merged so far (one it's from S...
re: Which is the Best Static Site Generator and Why?
I copy pasted it from hugo itself, ask the developer :). B...
re: Welcome Thread - v41
Welcome Shailesh!
re: Should you use Medium or dev.to?
For me, the best DEV.to selling points are: Ruled by an i...
re: Will you sacrifice minimalist UI for features?
This is not the first time I see Quire using this kind of t...
re: What do you use for password management?
I use pass along with tomb. Great tool!
re: The Ultimate Guide to Finding a Job in Tech
A porfolio never sucks. What sucks is not being aware that ...
re: Welcome Thread - v35
Welcome to DEV Ian!
re: Book Review: Refactoring UI (2018)
The authors explain that design is different from aesthetics...
re: Top 10 JavaScript Frameworks for Developers
One article source mention is enough.
re: Do you struggle with design too?
Thanks for this long answer. You are right, I failed misera...
re: Do you struggle with design too?
Over time, you will develop your own aesthetic and will be...
re: What are your favorite visual design inspiration sources?
This is going to be an unpopular opinion here, coming from ...
re: Do you struggle with design too?
That's normal, and it talks good things about you that you ...
re: Why I am not switching to ZSH
If tab completion and case insensitivity are your strong po...
re: Why I am not switching to ZSH
No problem! I should thank you because I didn't know about ...
re: A worrying change in Open Source perception
Really great read! I was wrong. People are people and the...
re: Spread and Destructuring: A How-To Guide for JavaScripters
I hope so! I really liked the full read ;)
re: Why I am not switching to ZSH
Fish history recall is very simple yet effective: As in a...
re: What Else Does This Landing Page Need?
Maybe this is not the answer you were expecting, but I woul...
re: Spread and Destructuring: A How-To Guide for JavaScripters
Hey Fernando, would be nice if you share the full article.
re: Google home devices listing in on you without permission, by third party contractors.
It's quite intriguing, actually. The report did say the c...
re: Vim: from foe to friend in 9 minutes
The key question here is, why do modal editors exist in the...
re: Vim: from foe to friend in 9 minutes
Absolutly, I'm a neovim user myself. Not an expert but afte...
re: Vim: from foe to friend in 9 minutes
There are a few interesting answers about that on this thre...
re: Is Linux really a Unix like Operating System?? The Birth of Linux.
Hey Jay, nice you started to learn about Linux. Let me plea...
re: Happy DAY - My Github Project listed in BlackArch OS
Congrats! πŸŽ‰ πŸŽ‰ πŸŽ‰
re: Sometimes when I'm writing Javascript I want to throw up my hands and say "this is bullshit!"....
A good feeling about this I have. (edited, less annoying g...
re: How I Started Existing on the Internet
Wow this is an example of meticulously and strategically we...
re: Using themer to make your own colorscheme
I wish I could put more unicorns in reactions for creative ...
re: Daily Challenge #4 - Checkbook Balancing
(There is a small typo, it's BSD-2 license, FreeBSD is the ...
re: My Ten Favorite Command-Line Utilities
Maybe I'm bad at maths, but I only see 2 πŸ™ƒ
re: Don't let your demons conquer you.
haha Thank you Scott, yes my cat is awesome! Yes freelanc...
re: Design tools for 2019
Hi Scott, you are doing it already like I would. HTML, css ...
re: Building a chat app with React Hooks, a pragmatic example
Oh pretty cool! This has been wandering my thoughts some ti...
re: 10 Free Java Courses for Beginners and Experienced Programmers
https://click.linksynergy.com/deeplink?id=JVFxdTr9V80&m...
re: Don't let your demons conquer you.
Thanks Ola! yes, I'm glad too about this quality of life im...
re: Don't let your demons conquer you.
I don't consider myself brave, maybe an educated fool! than...
re: Don't let your demons conquer you.
NDAs are a bitch! It's important to be aware of the consequ...
re: Don't let your demons conquer you.
Thank you Max! I'm glad you liked it πŸ˜…. Some times good rea...
re: What was your win this week?
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re: Don't let your demons conquer you.
Thank you Ian! I'm glad this piece of myself resonates with...
re: Running Ubuntu From A USB Drive
haha indeed! Sorry wrong link! try again ;)
re: Running Ubuntu From A USB Drive
Congats and Happy Coding! Since you are having fun howto c...
re: JavaScript, Ruby and C are not call by reference
Yes, Next time, I'll keep my rule to comment Next day and n...
re: JavaScript, Ruby and C are not call by reference
Oh now It makes sense. I didn't read the comments on the ot...
re: Pets of DEV
Here we go! Same one as my profile pic.
re: JavaScript, Ruby and C are not call by reference
Hey I really enjoyed your article, but, if I had to link ev...
re: DevDiscuss Resume Stats
I'd love to see a study done on if certain apps cause recr...
re: DevDiscuss Resume Stats
This is very interesting Tyler! Do you know what crossed my...
re: 10 Google chrome extensions for web developers
Would be nice if I could read the article here instead of f...
re: Laptop Requirements for Coding
Hey Angela, there are already really good recommendations h...
re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design & Web Development
Do you speak Spanish? If so, look for jobs at domestika in ...
re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design & Web Development
Sadly that's very common. Think as a full stack developer. ...
re: Being a Female Programmer: How is it For You?
Hey Ilona, nice reading! Salary's rate. Women consistentl...
re: Some US prisons are banning books on coding
This is laughably ignorant. Already summarized in this s...
re: To Serif or Not To (Sans) Serif?
designersinsights.com/designer-res...
re: Why do you teach?
I teach design and branding. I do it because it is an indus...
re: What do you do if you're in the middle of a project and you realize it already exists in the world?
Also, we can apply this to other industries. What I love ab...
re: What are your tips for dealing with a stressful project on a tight deadline?
Don't rush. I know about working in a stressful environment...
re: How I manage my projects, folders, and files
Wonderful! I was curious and is interesting how people orga...
re: What do you do if you're in the middle of a project and you realize it already exists in the world?
Agree! Yes I missed that part in my comment and you are 110...
re: I have no idea what I'm doing, but here Goes #0
I'm making things more complicated for you instead of helpi...
re: I have no idea what I'm doing, but here Goes #0
Hey Jaimie glad you continue this adventure. If you want to...
re: What do you do if you're in the middle of a project and you realize it already exists in the world?
I teach branding in a small design school here where I live...
re: How I manage my projects, folders, and files
Hey CΓ©cile, great article! I use a very similar folder stru...
re: Discussing the launch of Libra, "A new global currency"
Like we hadn't enough control with banks already, now big c...
re: My beautiful Linux development environment
Hey great article! this maybe can serve as inpiration. I ha...
re: Front End Dev Portfolio Projects
I told you the positive side of that story. Before that I s...
re: Front End Dev Portfolio Projects
Couldn't agree more!
re: Front End Dev Portfolio Projects
Hey Brian, on the contrary, I think your d&d beyond fan...
re: What's your worst nightmare as a coder?
Hahaha that!
re: What's your worst nightmare as a coder?
I feel you, but if you think that's bad, work as a designer...
re: How do you organize your projects?
Hi Desi, if this makes you feel better, I have a collection...
re: A very simple command line tool as a side-project to learn go.
Weird, it should be public.
re: A very simple command line tool as a side-project to learn go.
Hey, Fernando thank you for your kind words. I've checked a...
re: A very simple command line tool as a side-project to learn go.
Hey Alex, I'm not sure if we can compare any of the tools y...
re: Why do you choose Mac over other options?
Absolutely! I think macs got a lot of traction back in the ...
re: Why do you choose Mac over other options?
Hi Jakub! Years back I had no choice because in the design ...
re: I need advice before beginning new project
Wonderful!
re: I need advice before beginning new project
Let me see, I probably would go with a serverless approach....
re: What are your favorite Linux utility/productivity tools?
Nice! take a look at this: github.com/edc/bass (for bash sc...
re: What are your favorite Linux utility/productivity tools?
Fish shell, tmux, nvim, links2, awk, htop, bat, fzf, fd, na...
re: My Favorite Linux Tools
You can download the Source Code from here and compile It f...
re: My Favorite Linux Tools
That statement ubuntu only is dangerous sir!
re: What are your favorite Linux utility/productivity tools?
Fish Shell or prezto for zsh. Fnm instead of nvm. But yeah ...
re: Update - How do you refactor this piece of code?
Thanks Orlando!
re: What do you want to be when you grow up?
Younger, but I think I grow up too much already.
re: To cross-post or not to cross-post
It depends on your spectations. My gatsby site is more an e...
re: What does your Desktop look like? A bit of *nixporn (Windows also welcome!)
That's the productive thing to do. I used to spend hours wh...
re: What does your Desktop look like? A bit of *nixporn (Windows also welcome!)
I saw a few Arch users in @aspittel thread, I wanted to lu...
re: What does your Desktop look like? A bit of *nixporn (Windows also welcome!)
I use transparencies at night with Light colorschemes, it h...
re: Which Linux Distro Do You Use?
I'm using Debian Buster right now. My first debian was Wo...
re: What does your Desktop look like? A bit of *nixporn (Windows also welcome!)
Indeed! The icon pack it's papirus.
re: What does your Terminal look like?
Best terminal of all times πŸ˜‚
re: What does your Terminal look like?
Lovely, I'm seeing a lot of fellow fishes
re: What does your Desktop look like? A bit of *nixporn (Windows also welcome!)
Is that Mate? My bet Linux Mint with Mate desktop and conky...
re: What are your non-tech interests/hobbies? 🏝
I'm now with Willian Gibson novels, reading Bridge trilogy....
re: What does your Desktop look like? A bit of *nixporn (Windows also welcome!)
Here's mine
re: What does your Terminal look like?
Debian testing - Fish shell (my own git aware prompt, minim...
re: What are your non-tech interests/hobbies? 🏝
Skateboarding, TV Shows, A simple park walk with a book (Lo...
re: Is there a future for the Atom editor?
I'm super excited with onivim2. Also the idea of another in...
re: VSCode or Atom?
Also, this article explain some of them: medium.com/@huntie...
re: VSCode or Atom?
Stack overflow survey, tools: insights.stackoverflow.com/su...
re: VSCode or Atom?
Hello there George! This may be of help (copy & paste f...
re: VSCode or Atom?
And vim\neovim πŸ˜‹
re: What was the config of your first computer?
Oh Monkey Island, Maniac mansion and the day of the tentacl...
re: What was the config of your first computer?
It works perfectly, no ghost keys or any signal of use wear...
re: What was the config of your first computer?
Sony HB-75p MSX πŸ€“
re: MacOS Catalina will use zsh for the default shell
fishshell.com you would find a more useful explanation ther...
re: MacOS Catalina will use zsh for the default shell
Interesting move from Apple. While I'm a Fish Shell user my...
re: Web Developers and Designers, where do you get your raw materials from?
Fonts: Adobe Typekit (now free) also well known Google font...
re: I need to learn Linux
I started using linux back then in 1998, what I am going to...
re: The most fluid carousel library with unmatched swipe precision.
Pretty cool! Nice job!
re: Plastic.vim - a dark colorscheme for vim/neovim with low contrast colors for long coding sessions
I just checked it and it seems working as intended. Can you...
re: What would you like to see implemented on DEV?
Well, I respect your point of view @prahladyeri , I think t...
re: What would you like to see implemented on DEV?
Being honest, I like how dev.to manages followers and react...
re: What's one resource most devs don't know that you use regularly?
Directly to bookmarks too!
re: How I setup my Mac for development.
I use Ansible and bash scripts. I'm too lazy to wasting tim...
re: Should this feature be added to Dev.to ?
One thing I like about dev.to is that it is not very ego ce...
re: What's one resource most devs don't know that you use regularly?
I discovered fontspark.app because I was planning to do som...
re: You don't have to use Redux
Thank you for your article!
re: How do you get your clients
I don't freelance anymore but for me, cold door and face to...
re: Learn git concepts, not commands
Wow, this is super helpful! I've been looking for something...
re: What's one resource most devs don't know that you use regularly?
colorbox.io is an amazing tool for working with colors too....
re: If Javascript Is Single Threaded, How Is It Asynchronous?
Wow Brian, the video talk from Philip Roberts it's gold! th...
re: You don't have to use Redux
Redux is not hard to learn, yes, it's a bit verbose, but I ...
re: How do you manage your usernames and passwords?
Bitwarden: browser support, and Cross platforms. I've use...
re: Plastic.vim - a dark colorscheme for vim/neovim with low contrast colors for long coding sessions
Cool! If you find something off don't doubt to open an issu...
re: Using arrow functions might be costing you performance
Can I steal this answer, please?
re: Launch story: There, and back again...
Hey Damien, I saw your post this morning and wanted enough ...
re: Plastic.vim - a dark colorscheme for vim/neovim with low contrast colors for long coding sessions
No problem! Thanks!
re: Project Euler #7 - 10001st prime
Using sieve of Eratosthenes method package main import ...
re: Project Euler #7 - 10001st prime
Found it! I learned so much solving problem XXX so is it ok...
re: Introducing a banner generator for your articles on DEV
Wow christpher this is pretty cool!
re: Design tools for 2019
Yep, you are not!
re: Design tools for 2019
Thanks Vuild! I didn't know any of those, uibot.app seems i...
re: Portfolio Site
Hey Michael! First I'd recommend (second time today) that ...
re: Finished My Portfolio Site
Wow that was really fast! One last thing I'd probably keep ...
re: One Woman's Not-So-Easy (But Not Impossible) Journey to Tech
Failure can be a very good teacher too =). Well, I wish you...
re: Finished My Portfolio Site
IMHO you did a great job in general Brian. The only thing I...
re: Which is the Best Static Site Generator and Why?
Same thoughts here with hugo's templating. I think a lot of...
re: Project Euler #6 - Sum Square Difference
Some fun! // with for loop func sumSqDiffLoop(n int) int...
re: Which is the Best Static Site Generator and Why?
I like Gatsby and Hugo. I Ditched Hugo because I disliked i...
re: Project Euler #6 - Sum Square Difference
I surrender!
re: Which is the Best Static Site Generator and Why?
This is the only one I know github.com/getpelican/pelican b...
re: Which is the Best Static Site Generator and Why?
Better is very broad. Better in what? Better documentation? B...
re: What would be a technical solution to βœ”οΈ not looking good on dark mode?
This is probably the best approach, but I don't think there...
re: Is generalization killing creativity in the software industry?
Let's talk about creativity and web design. But first, let ...
re: Book Review: No Hard Feelings
Definitely want to read the book after your review. It's an...
re: Music for coding – what do you listen to?
Nice playlist! listening right now! <3
re: Music for coding – what do you listen to?
It depends, most of the time I simply listen whatever was l...
re: Project Euler #4 - Largest Palindrome Product
cool! yes so much simple function isPalindrome(num: numb...
re: Project Euler #5 - Finding the Smallest Multiple
πŸŒˆπŸ¦„
re: Project Euler #5 - Finding the Smallest Multiple
If you like efficient and practical solutions, here: Using ...
re: Project Euler #5 - Finding the Smallest Multiple
Here's mine C #include <stdio.h> unsigned long g...
re: What are you reading right now?
Can't go wrong with Orson Scott Card!! One of my fav sci-fi...
re: Bringing DEV.TO to Your Blog
You know, I've tried few times clicking in that screen capt...
re: What are you reading right now?
At this moment, I'm really enjoying The Pragmatic Programme...
re: What are you reading right now?
Oh Interesting! I'll add it to the shopping list :D
re: What are you reading right now?
I'm not a fan of Stephen King but I can recommend the Dark ...
re: What are you reading right now?
Leviathan Wakes - James S.A. Corey The Go Programming Lang...
re: Project Euler #4 - Largest Palindrome Product
My typescript solution: function reverseInteger(n: number...
re: Those silly mistakes we all make
I tend to misspell porps instead of props in react πŸ€“
re: Web Application Frameworks
I'd check some comments here, maybe this list isn't precise...
re: What mistake did you make last week?
I still get very pissed when I hear or read a bs post about...
re: Introducing textua11y: A Color Contrast Tool
Hey, Ashley great idea! I always use colorsafe.co and I thi...
re: Yes, You Should Have Hobbies Outside of Code
Yes! Some of them are analog, developed by me. But that was...
re: The "Elitist Developer" Debacle
Exactly. I usually try to get close to people (and communit...
re: Useful links for code newbies who want to study more than coding
Haha I'm glad you liked it. No need to mention but thanks! ...
re: Making Mistakes
I am used to work with teams were mistakes are part of our ...
re: Yes, You Should Have Hobbies Outside of Code
I can relate, LOVE photography too!
re: Useful links for code newbies who want to study more than coding
Hey great list! A few interesting links: Computer science ...
re: The "Elitist Developer" Debacle
My point with my previous answer was: do you really know if...
re: The "Elitist Developer" Debacle
I'm going to throw back the question, do you think elitism ...
re: Which editor do you use when opening files like .bash_profile, etc?
:x (less typing πŸ˜‚)
re: Which editor do you use when opening files like .bash_profile, etc?
I use only neovim (vi) for everything, but I guess is old h...
re: I really want to know how to make this
Sorry I'm a bit late to the party. It's using webgl among o...
re: Interviews and Infants
What happened to you is illegal in some countries, and that...
re: Why are developers still using this legacy framework?
I just want to leave here that I know a few places still runn...
re: What was your win this week?
This week it's 2 months since I stopped smoking 🀟
re: New Coders: Don't Disqualify Yourself
Thanks for writing this Greg! Really helpful reading!
re: Build Your Own TACO
It works for me, thanks!
re: (How) Do you improve your creativity/designer skills?
Sorry to come late to this. I have a background in design (...
re: Build Your Own TACO
Hello Den, thank you for this interesting article (I love t...
re: I've been coding for 20 years, Ask Me Anything!
Hey Matt, from your experience, what advice would you give ...
re: I've been coding for 20 years, Ask Me Anything!
I went back in time to astalavista.box.sk times lol
re: Don't be Afraid to Ask Questions
People who ask questions not only learn, but tend to save a...
re: How do you prioritize?
This is my personal opinion based on some of my past experi...
re: How do you prioritize?
When did this thread become a hiring process? I'm not dress...
re: How do you prioritize?
There are already very good answers! I think communication...
re: Building a chat app with React Hooks, a pragmatic example
Hi Nathan, great tutorial, thanks a lot for sharing it! I'...
re: What book should I read next? πŸ€”
I posted a few days ago a list of design books and definite...
re: Throw All of your Email Subscriptions in the Garbage
I'm planning this weekend a thorough 'digital' clean-up, cl...
re: What book should I read next? πŸ€”
Hey Glenn, I'm reading the pragmatic programmer and enjoyin...
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