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re: What are you reading right now?
Turn Coat, by Jim Butcher, book 11 in the Dresden Files ser...
re: Help beginners with Hacktoberfest
That's what I ended up doing, after having trouble finding ...
re: Hacktoberfest 2019 🏆
I got my email saying I'd passed the grace period on Saturd...
re: What is your favorite Linux distro
My favorite is Slackware. However, when I decided to set it...
re: Terminal of choice?
I use ConEmu at work on my Windows PC, and Mate Terminal at...
re: Hacktoberfest Miscellaneous discussion (October 10th)
Five PRs completed. However one is marked ineligible. A sec...
re: Why, as a company owner, my engineers are to steer clear of stackoverflow?
The post has been removed, and it looks like it was off-top...
re: What was your win this week?
I decided to try keeping a journal again. I tried keeping a...
re: What Should You Do About the Windows Tech Support Scam?
I've never had the calls, but if I had the time and setup, ...
re: Which Star Trek technologies do you want to see come to life?
The advances in the medical field. For example, the pills f...
re: Working with Legacy, a tale of a slow query.
I noticed you don't mention indexes. Are the tables properl...
re: Do you ever feel like you're stuck with the wrong technology?
Yes, daily. I work with Visual Foxpro.
re: What do you regret?
I don't like to say regret, as I wouldn't be who I am, but ...
re: Which companies are using Erlang, and why? #MyTopdogStatus
FYI, the url returns a 404 error.
re: The Crazy Job Search Process
I don't like those either. I took one earlier this year and...
re: Which language i should learn as a beginner ?
That all depends on what you want to do. If you're interes...
re: It’s my birthday
Happy Birthday!
re: Résumé / CV Sift
This has always puzzled me as well. Up until recently, I've...
re: Mac / Windows / Linux - Which Do You Use?
I've used all three at various points. Right now I use Wind...
re: Feature Request
You could make a bookmark to the latest feed.
re: What’s overrated?
Silicon Valley.
re: What's your first experience with programming/coding?
My first experience with programming was in 5th grade at a ...
re: Whats your favorite programming language?
I would have to say Java and C, as those are the only langu...
re: How many programming language years old are you?
I am Logo years old.
re: Why is it worth to attend local meetups?
I'm an introvert as well, and not very comfortable being in...
re: I got to the bottom of an infinitely scrolling website and found
Kilroy was here
re: What have you learned this week?
I found a cool trick using 7zip, to extract a file from an ...
re: Which Class Of Developer Are You?
I had debated on taking this, based on my lack of experienc...
re: Where are you from?
I'm in Council Bluffs, Iowa, part of the Omaha metro area. ...
re: I Am Unhireable
This is very similar to my situation, except I don't have a...
re: What's your biggest challenge deciding what to learn next?
Absolutely this. I have the same problem. There's little to...
re: What Job Would you Want To Be Doing if You Weren’t Coding?
I would probably be doing something like astrophysics or en...
re: Do you drink coffee while working?
It varies, depending on the weather and how tired I am in t...
re: New computer
Actually it's a BSD based OS, not Linux.
re: What's the first computer you ever used?
Apple II+
re: Which Linux Distro Do You Use?
I use PCLinuxOS on my laptop at home. I have Slackware on a...
re: How Did You Find Your First Dev Job?
I found it in the newspaper. I had actually interviewed for...
re: If you could change one thing about learning to code, what would it be?
I think part of the reasons that you see all those language...
re: The Best Place to Store All Your Tax Files Online
I'd hardly want my tax information on some server online th...
re: If you could change one thing about learning to code, what would it be?
This was back in the early to mid 90's, so it may not be qu...
re: Your First Open Source Project
My first open source project was a perl script that took a ...
re: What Makes Good Developer Tools... Good?
:%s/emacs/vim/gi :%s/elisp/vimscript/g
re: 🚲 🚂 🚗 🚆 How long is your commute time and how do you cope with it?
Mine is a less than 10 minute drive each way, depending on ...
re: I Made It To 💯 Youtube Subscribers! Lets Celebrate 🎉
Congrats!
re: Sick beats, tutorials & podcasts, oh my!
I've got to listen to music. Usually local FM radio or my i...
re: Read These Books if You Want To Be Rich
Rich Dad, Poor Dad, is a horrible choice. There's a lot of ...
re: Code Golf: The Web Edition?
There's a code golf Stack Exchange: codegolf.stackexchange....
re: 75 people followed me yesterday. Why?
I'd say they were fake profiles or bots. I mostly lurk on h...
re: LESS Really is More
Totally not what I was expecting, as less is not more
re: What is your job title?
Officially, my title is Programmer, but I do very little pr...
re: How to revive my career?
Thanks James. I've always struggled with this question, wh...
re: How to revive my career?
Thank you. The first option is my preference, although it ...
re: How to revive my career?
Thank you. To answer your questions, some of which I forgot...
re: How to revive my career?
Yes, but there is still an active community, and it's used ...
re: Retraction of an Obituary
Actually it is still possible to deploy Visual Foxpro appli...
re: What books do you want to read next year?
I also have The Mythical Man-Month on my reading list, and ...
re: Resume Review
Thank you. I think they reach out to me because I have Jav...
re: Resume Review
Here's mine. I could definitely use some help with it. I'll...
re: What's Your Shell of Choice?
I've almost always used tcsh. I can't recall if that was th...
re: Choose Your Own (Career) Adventure
I need to do the soul searching as well. Right now I'm just...
re: Choose Your Own (Career) Adventure
With a clean slate, I'd like to be doing more programming, ...
re: What’s the most frustrating thing about the process of looking for work or interviewing?
I can certainly relate to the first three. I haven't found ...
re: What are you not interested in learning?
I probably need to put on some asbestos underwear before sa...
re: 8 things I hate in recruitment letters [add yours, it's kind of research]
This, 1000 times! As someone looking for entry level work, ...
re: Discuss: What is your Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)?
INTJ-T. I've taken these before, and I'm fairly certain th...
re: Which Linux Notebook do you recommend?
I currently use an HP Pavillion, running PCLinuxOS. I origi...
re: If I knew then what I know now
I definitely wish I had done 2 and 3.
re: How long have you been programming?
Off an on, since the early 80s, 1981 or 1982, probably. I w...
re: What are your goals?
I've never been one to set goals, but if I want to figure o...
re: Welcome Thread - v16
Hi, My name is Herb. I'm currently a programmer/data proc...
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