loading...
Tim Apple profile picture

Tim Apple

Developer, veteran, player of ukuleles, plant geek, Baha'i Faith, and Family guy. Re-educating myself via Udemy and @vetswhocode

Education

Vets Who Code - Udemy - Books

All 118 comments

Kotlin Vs Flutter: Who Will Rule the Cross-platform App Market?

The thing I find most exciting about flutter is canonical/ubu...

My terminal became more Rusty 🦀

You may as well use Nu shell also.. nushell.sh/

Linux VS Windows 10 - An Honest Comparison

So I've used Linux since the 90's. It's was my main OS for cl...

What E-mail client do you use?

Well, I have gmail, outlook, tutanota, protonmail, fastmail.....

Show off your stickers!

Got mine representing @vetswhocode ! dev-to-uploads.s3.amazo...

Where are you attending CodeLand from today?

Staten Island, NY...

The Art of Computers with Scott Hanselman

Loved it @shanselman , have a great night.

Linux is a bigger threat to windows than you think

Yeah, your right on updates. To my benefit, on Linux I sudo a...

Linux is a bigger threat to windows than you think

I think curiosity. WSL had come out and I wanted to see what ...

Linux is a bigger threat to windows than you think

I moved from Linux to Windows not long ago. I now prefer it. ...

[Rant] Why I'm going back from VScode to Vim😡

Wondering why not something like Sublime...it's still pretty ...

What our your thoughts on the new Hey email service?

I am a paid user and am very happy. I like that it's simple. ...

Completely Left Linux..for realz

Thanks for the input.

You Probably Don't Need a Mac

A mac is a status symbol and nothing less IMHO. Unless you ne...

Why you still love using linux?

To be honest I moved to Windows, but my god would I kill for ...

Linux commands that work in Powershell by default.

To be honest, I have no clue. But it it worked as I ran throu...

Linux commands that work in Powershell by default.

finger works for me? weird. Here is the doc for using it from...

Windows and Linux: A Sane Discussion

I'm going to try to limit my babble. But I'm usually the oddb...

Keeping the shiny away!

Ruby was the first language that got me interested in program...

What apps do you use for development?

I have a Surface Laptop 3 and a System 76 Galago Pro (Pop_OS!...

So I made a blog.

Yours looks good. Nice clean and simple. 👍

Why I am starting over with JavaScript.

I’m doing similar thing myself.

A productive web developer needs a buddy in his browser (Chrome Extension)

Just installed, very nice.

Are newer developers pushed too exclusively towards web development?

HTML, css, js seem to be the way... I am much more interest...

What is your opinion of WSL

Sorry fell off the face of the planet.. But i'm actually in...

Must have command line tools!

Don't forget cmus if you want to listen to some tunes. 😉

Completely Left Linux..for realz

Well i'll be here awhile, it doesn't support Surface Laptop...

Completely Left Linux..for realz

I've enjoyed it. It still has it's little issues. But its m...

The 10 Best Note Taking Apps for developers in 2020

Nice list, if your privacy conscious I would go with Standa...

Getting comfortable using Google.

Good point, let me put a disclaimer.

Are there any Mastodon instances for devs?

Old post, but thought I would chime in for future searches....

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Ok, so I must confess. It's November 21st and I wiped Windo...

Windows JS Dev in WSL Redux

It’s a matter of compatibility, 90% of the world does every...

Windows JS Dev in WSL Redux

I do use both. I think your good in whatever you choose in ...

Windows JS Dev in WSL Redux

Good comparisons, c# dev can be done under Linux. Microsoft...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Don’t tell anyone, but I’m running Windows on a System76 gala...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Yeah, no fault of Linux. Its more me and being distracted b...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Thanks, not sure if its a curse or a blessing

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Yes, my self control is awfully weak. And I’m easily distra...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Have you tried it in WSL2 , to be honest everything I work ...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

As far as web dev is concerned, wsl takes care of most thin...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Oh, and welcome fellow Texan (shhh.. i'm really a migrant f...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

I have no issues so far as far as resources...but I have a ...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Yeah, Apple has been bad enough...then the whole Tump/Tim C...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Someday I may give it a go.

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Don't feel bad, I don't know powershell either, used ssh on...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

I just discovered chocolatey recently, used it to install g...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

I do apologize if I came off rude. I just get red flags whe...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Not trying to be harsh.

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Not going to point fingers, but if it was a custom built sy...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

I mostly code for and debug Linux server and windows just ...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

I used a mac for about a year or so right when they switche...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Interesting set up. To be honest it's more than I need. WSL...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

I completely understand.. I know I can install Ubuntu, Pop,...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

not something I ever used... Never done things this way ei...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Point taken. But it is pretty matter of fact. I don't have ...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

I don't know if I can go for permanently deferred updates. ...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Soon I believe Windows won't matter as much to Microsoft's bo...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

I'm still a little torn. The activist side of me says stay ...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Cool enough. Note: If I actually had Fortnite on my machin...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Yeah, I avoid antivirus all together.. other than Windows D...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Again, I would give Apple a go maybe someday when $ isn’t a...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

i3 definitely is magic sauce for productivity.

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Another note for everyone. My laptop has 2 Drives, one has ...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

I do say I love Linux, it is a cross between the freedom an...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

I was mainly a Linux desktop user, which meant 90% of every...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Hey, I wanted to thank everyone... one this is the most tra...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Wsl2 is better but you still need to be an insider in the f...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

I’m sure... of course If my employer did hand me one I woul...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Yeah, as far as tinkering goes, I have issues. The few tool...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Surface laptop 3, build quality just as good as MacBook. Ag...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Minus the fact the processor will be 8th gen instead of 10t...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

XPS - 13 $1899 10th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-10710U Proce...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

I believe I have stated it is a problem I have. I am easily...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

I'm not throwing a fit. Just switching, I really do like Li...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

I think it just depends on peoples workflow and patience le...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

For elementary and indicators read this from my blog.. oldv...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

That would suck, I haven't been in that situation. I'm usua...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

elementary has the terminal so dialed in though. Out of the...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Updates can suck, but to be honest I haven't had much issue...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Yeah, that stuff gets me also...all the more reason to mini...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Your a better man than me.

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Spotify, VSCode, Standard Notes.. I all go to the actual we...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

I'm curious to what it lacks out of the box.. I install, ed...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Yeah, as a product I think AV is a wasted purchase if your ...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

What liberties am I giving up, I seem to have everything I ...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

You have better will power than I. I’m a combat vet diagnos...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

I really do like elementary. I’ve used it quite a bit. In t...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

What’s a DVD?....... I’m just kidding, that is a good point...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

I think it’s fairly easy to get infected for the casual use...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

I really don’t see the update thing as a big deal. It’s occ...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Plasma has gotten really light.

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Do we ever just tweak it once?

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

I think the draw to Linux for many is more the libre spirit...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Again, I’m not knocking Linux. I love it. But my personalit...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Heck, more than that really...closer to 3k

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Really just the tweaking and changing things up, which is t...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

I do front end stuff and git is the most used tool for me. ...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Will do

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

I haven’t seen one.

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Yeah, I work in a windows IT shop. To this day I have never...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

I have no issues with wsl, but I mainly just do git and cod...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

They are damn good looking. The new Surface Laptop 3 is pre...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Only if Apple shares royalties with me for using my name ;-...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

Will do an update post. Plasma is really sweet. Performance...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

For me I just can’t justify the cost of the Mac. They are p...

JavaScript Ternary Operator

That's very cool, I'm still learning my way around myself s...

Thinking about coding

Thanks for the advice Anthony. I started a bootcamp with Ve...

My Top Five FrontEnd VSCode Plugins

Thanks, css flexbox cheatsheet has helped me out a ton.

What is your opinion of WSL

I’ve been a Linux user since 1999. I just started messing wit...

Setting up a Linux Javascript Dev Environment on Windows

Yes sir, i state you need to be in the fast ring early on.

Setting up a Linux Javascript Dev Environment on Windows

I can do a lot from WSL.. but Linux is my daily. This was m...

Setting up a Linux Javascript Dev Environment on Windows

To be honest, I use the cli for 99% of my github use. I do ...

Setting up a Linux Javascript Dev Environment on Windows

The above is correct, plus you will be working almost exclu...

A career without a mentor, and why I wish I’d had one.

Hey Eddie, My first PC was a Tandy 1000. I'm looking forwar...

loading...