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re: New Redux Hooks: A Before And After Comparison. Are They Better?
Couldn’t you mock out getStoreData in this case?
re: New Redux Hooks: A Before And After Comparison. Are They Better?
That's another good point. If you're using these hooks with...
re: New Redux Hooks: A Before And After Comparison. Are They Better?
Thanks for bringing that to my intention. I've fixed the er...
re: Does this sort of consulting service exist? Does it have a name?
I think the word you're looking for is "Procurement", and y...
re: What programming best practice do you disagree with?
Sometimes small amounts of duplicate code is okay. When the...
re: What programming best practice do you disagree with?
It's not just a technical issue. longer lines are harder fo...
re: Anybody still working with jQuery?
Occasionally, I work on marketing sites with dynamic conten...
re: What's the funniest comment you've encountered in code?
Not from my code, but when these discussions come up I alwa...
re: What's one resource most devs don't know that you use regularly?
Neilsen’s Usability Heuristics. I’m no Ui designer, but wit...
re: I'm concerned with the move that FreeCodeCamp just pulled by leaving Medium
The conversation is not a zero-sum game. The more likely ou...
re: What are you "old enough to remember" in software development?
We just call it “grid” now
re: Why You Should NEVER Walk Out of A Job Interview
Truth
re: What are you "old enough to remember" in software development?
There was no version control. There were no deployment sys...
re: What are React's weak points?
Agree that for simple sites, its not a good option, most Ja...
re: What is more valuable in software, specialization or generalization?
Talk like a specialist, walk like a generalist. Think abo...
re: A Simple(ish) Application of Javascript Generators in React w/ Redux
for the issue with state being Async, you can also use a ca...
re: What new language/tool/etc. have you been meaning to learn but haven't gotten around to yet?
AWS Lambda
re: Would you like a tinder for testing your designs? / Does it make any sense??
What people "like" doesn't correlate with what makes design...
re: How Do You Name Your Boolean Variables?
I prefer the first example in both cases. Specificity depen...
re: After you start a new job as a software developer/engineer, how long it took before you feel you are very productive?
I've had different experiences, ranging from a couple of we...
re: Independent Contractor Taxes Self-Employment HALP
You mail them a check along with a 1040-ES. They check what...
re: Pure Array Modifications: Plain JavaScript vs. Modern JavaScript
Thanks for the great feedback! I've made the suggested chan...
re: Non-computer based hobbies?
Learning to be handier. I still get to fix and improve thin...
re: Single Page Application or Multi Page Application?
I've rarely if ever built an app that purely an SPA. Typica...
re: What are the least intuitive fundamentals and best practices in software development?
Testing makes development move faster, not slower.
re: I'm a frontend developer. Or am I?
Front-end = code executed in the browser. Back-end = code ...
re: Code quality is overrated
Amen brother. The benefits code quality gets you is bette...
re: Should employers provide time for learning/training?
There is some truth to what Robert says. At the end of the ...
re: Do we really need a CSS Framework?
The main benefit I see to CSS frameworks is development spe...
re: What is the best tool for blogging?
Why are you moving away from Jekyll? Understanding that may...
re: What is a type of "overconfidence" you have observed in developers?
The belief that my code > all other code Dilbert was e...
re: What is a type of "overconfidence" you have observed in developers?
The one that irks me the most is the belief that the value ...
re: I can't make up my mind about Twitter lately
It sounds like the tool you are looking for is MeetEdgar Yo...
re: Is it true that programming is easy to do?
Depends on how you define "easy". Is writing easy? Most p...
re: Locution as a service
I'd start with the question "who would find this useful?" A...
re: What do you find yourself searching for again and again?
Lately I've been doing so much with react-google-maps I've ...
re: The Best Remote Work is Delightfully Unglamorous
Couldn't agree more! I've described my full-time remote job...
re: Vote: What do you prefer for parallel stories development? New branch OR New forked repo
That's a good point! Context is important for this question...
re: Vote: What do you prefer for parallel stories development? New branch OR New forked repo
We always use new branches. Personally, I don't see any ben...
re: What are your goals for 2019?
Been kicking around a couple of ideas. Maybe something abou...
re: But what if they steal my idea?
Execution is everything, an idea is worth nothing. I think ...
re: Describe Your Job With a GIF!
re: How did software teams handle version control before version control tools? Did distributed development exist back then?
I worked at an agency where we didn't have version control....
re: How Do You Drive Attention and Traffic?
What helps me is to flip the traditional script. The questi...
re: What are some alternatives to the word "type"?
genus/species/phylum :)
re: Do you know any good resource about mental health in the software industry?
It's more focused on entrepreneurs than programmers, but Sh...
re: Is it OK to write a dev.to article that just links to another blog such as medium.com ?
Cross post, tweak, and link back is what I would recommend....
re: Underrated design patterns
I like this one. I think a lot of people writing Redux code...
re: What tools do you use for writing?
I keep all of my research and drafts in Evernote. Then I us...
re: Choose Your Next Article Topic With This Exercise
This is true. Writing about the latest technologies can be ...
re: Choose Your Next Article Topic With This Exercise
Yes! I love this take on that approach: kungfugrippe.com/po...
re: Moving Away From Medium for Publishing Content?
If you use the Medium import tool, it will add a canonical ...
re: Moving Away From Medium for Publishing Content?
I think Medium is a fine too, but I wouldn't use it as my p...
re: The 3 Best dev.to articles #1 (14-20 October 2018)
Thanks, honored to be included in the list :)
re: Any idea how to start blogging as a developer?
It sounds like your concerned about your writing style, so ...
re: Choose Your Next Article Topic With This Exercise
Short answer: write it anyway. Longer answer: Even if s...
re: Survive Your Next Whiteboard Interview Like a Pro
Thank you! Added to the article
re: Survive Your Next Whiteboard Interview Like a Pro
Have any other resources that I didn't include? Let me know...
re: Freelancers, do you host and maintain client websites? Why or why not?
" you can generate another revenue stream for your clients ...
re: Freelancers, do you host and maintain client websites? Why or why not?
I feel like there are three approaches: 1) Don't host you...
re: Personalize Your Page Based on Params
Hey Alex! There was a bug when I was importing my code sa...
re: A node module that returns an array of Bad Words and Top Swear Words Banned by Google.
It returns an array, stored in plain text: github.com/Rober...
re: What book(s) has influenced your career?
For Non-coding books, Here are mine: Millionaire Fastlan...
re: Is it good or bad practice make developers pay money for his bugs?
This isn't just a toxic practice. It's illegal in some stat...
re: I'm a new coder, not sure what to blog about? Any suggestions?
Anything you are learning about can make for a good article...
re: How do you decide what you start with?
Not quite what you asked, but in general I take the approac...
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