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re: How many of you work better in the evening versus the morning?
This guy!!
re: Creating Custom Gutenberg Blocks with React and WordPress - Part 1
I think it’s because I have the canonical url set in the fr...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Perhaps popularity isn’t the right word. Popularity general...
re: How is your portfolio built?
1999 was a good year!
re: How is your portfolio built?
It really depends on your project. The biggest turnoffs for...
re: What are your impressions of your self-taught co-workers?
I think generally self-taught refers to people who didn’t g...
re: As a self-taught, have you considered getting a degree afterwards?
I started going for my AAS 4 years ago when I was just gett...
re: Create Pages using Gutenberg (WordPress Editor) in Drupal 8
Great post! I was really looking forward to using Gutenberg...
re: How do I compete with Wix, SquareSpace, and WordPress as a freelancer?
I’ve found that when competing with these platforms, it’s m...
re: What's the most pragmatic way to start a self-hosted blog?
Gatsby can take markdown files and they live in the repo. Y...
re: What’s the best vacation you’ve ever had?
A two week vacation in Florida with all of our friends and ...
re: Welcome to the Big Thread Club, Tim Smith. You are the latest winner of the Big Thread Badge. 🎉
Thanks! 🙏 Glad to know I’m in good company!
re: How is your portfolio built?
Great job! I wish I could do illustrations like that!
re: How is your portfolio built?
I built mine from scratch. I took the most basic starter an...
re: How is your portfolio built?
I’ve seen this on a lot of portfolios and resumes. I always...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Thanks! I just built it from scratch. It started in HTML, C...
re: How is your portfolio built?
This is definitely an interesting approach. It's along the ...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Nice! The only thing I saw that was a bit weird is the imag...
re: How is your portfolio built?
The way you set this up feels like a resume with links. It ...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Awesome! I'll check it out!
re: How is your portfolio built?
Nice site! The colors go well together. Heads up though, yo...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Hey James, great job! I like the colors and the breathing r...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Wow! This is a super cool site. Great job! I've never thoug...
re: How is your portfolio built?
I'm generally not crazy about fluid sites, but I think it r...
re: How is your portfolio built?
The first question would be do you prefer React or Vue? Gat...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Wow! Those two sites look completely different! How do you ...
re: How is your portfolio built?
I'd say if it works for you, then go for it! The colors mak...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Hey! Not a dumb question at all. There are developers who g...
re: How is your portfolio built?
I've never heard of squoosh. I usually use compressor.io fo...
re: How is your portfolio built?
I was on mobile when I looked at this before so I didn't ev...
re: How is your portfolio built?
No problem! Glad you got it solved!
re: How is your portfolio built?
Guess everything will have to be aliased out! 😉
re: How is your portfolio built?
This could be the truest portfolio site. At the end of the ...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Yep. My site is built in Gatsby. I've used both Vue and Rea...
re: How is your portfolio built?
I have so many things like that.
re: How is your portfolio built?
It's a really cool landing page. I like the typing effect. ...
re: How is your portfolio built?
That also sounds good. It would prevent the image from bein...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Nothing wrong with that. That is how you learn! I built a C...
re: How is your portfolio built?
This is super clean. I really like it. Great job!
re: How is your portfolio built?
Your site looks like a digital business card. I bet it defi...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Your landing page kind of reminds me of the landing page on...
re: How is your portfolio built?
I've never heard of Quasar. I'll take a look at that. I lik...
re: How is your portfolio built?
I like the code color scheme for your site! There is absolu...
re: How is your portfolio built?
This is definitely a unique portfolio. I've never seen one ...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Holy content batman! You've got a lot of content on your si...
re: How is your portfolio built?
It's definitely got potential to be amazing! Did you build ...
re: How is your portfolio built?
lol Where's the fun in doing things the easiest way? I have...
re: How is your portfolio built?
I dig it a lot. It's very fast! I've never heard of Laravel...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Very cool site! Way to go! I spent waayyyy too much time pl...
re: How is your portfolio built?
That is a very cool site. I can see the similarities.
re: How is your portfolio built?
I'll try this. That seems like a pretty good idea! Thanks!
re: How is your portfolio built?
I'll definitely have to look into these technologies more. ...
re: How is your portfolio built?
My solution for mine is to just make it visible on mobile (...
re: How is your portfolio built?
That would be pretty cool. There's definitely a lot of pote...
re: How is your portfolio built?
This is something that is also a problem on my site. I see ...
re: How is your portfolio built?
I have played with gridsome. I’m not crazy about vue but gr...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Nice! Same setup here! ✋
re: How is your portfolio built?
That’s awesome. My colors are black (the color of my soul l...
re: How is your portfolio built?
I like all the colors!
re: Which computer era would have been the most exciting to take part in?
I think for me it would either be present or early 80s. I w...
re: Which computer era would have been the most exciting to take part in?
Look at those weird old dudes partying 🎉
re: Which computer era would have been the most exciting to take part in?
I got a copy of the apple I schematics signed by wiz for my...
re: How is your portfolio built?
It’s very easy to navigate and I’m a big fan of black text ...
re: How is your portfolio built?
I think the animations help with that a lot
re: How is your portfolio built?
Interesting. I've only dabbled in docker. That sounds inten...
re: How is your portfolio built?
I know what you mean. I do little transitions and things, b...
re: How is your portfolio built?
When I look at the site in Chrome on mac, I'm seeing the sa...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Very cool! I can definitely see how these would show of you...
re: While (!cantNoMore){ ride() } 🤠🐴
So many negatives! !cantNoMore lol
re: How is your portfolio built?
Agreed. That makes sense.
re: How is your portfolio built?
Well done! I've never used Hugo. I'll have to poke around l...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Are they all the same site or do they each look different? ...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Yeah, I wasn't real sure what commands to even try. It migh...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Nice! The colors are there and vibrant without being overwh...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Totally! I get that a portfolio site is a tool to help get ...
re: How is your portfolio built?
This site looks super retro. It reminds me a lot of early m...
re: How is your portfolio built?
You have updated your site since I looked at it last. I lik...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Wow! This thing really is fast! I also like the animation w...
re: How is your portfolio built?
This is a super cool site. Great job! As far as the overki...
re: How is your portfolio built?
So CircleCI is basically doing the same thing as Netlify? T...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Gatsby plugins are 🔥🔥🔥 They definitely change the game for ...
re: Horizontally and Vertically Centering in CSS
I'm a big fan of flexbox. I remember having to do these wei...
re: Horizontally and Vertically Centering in CSS
Same
re: How is your portfolio built?
I'll make that my next post!
re: How is your portfolio built?
I like it! Very minimalistic. How is that approach (S3 and ...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Would it be helpful if I wrote a blog post about it?
re: How is your portfolio built?
Agreed. Although I use gatsby, I had kind of the same feeli...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Nice! Very easy to navigate. How do you like gatsby/react c...
re: How is your portfolio built?
I like it. Cool photos too! On mobile, the “buy me a coffee...
re: How is your portfolio built?
The background gives it a lot of character. I look forward ...
re: How is your portfolio built?
I have implemented it and it is in use with dev.to. I used ...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Very cool! I glanced at the concave readme but it’s definit...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Absolutely nothing wrong with that. I like the colors. I al...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Thanks!
re: How is your portfolio built?
I like it and it’s simplicity. I would argue that from a UX...
re: How is your portfolio built?
I like this site a lot. Great job! I’ve been working on imp...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Thanks! I ❤️ Bulma. I use it all the time! I like your site...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Thanks! The card to fix that has been in the to-do list for...
re: How is your portfolio built?
I like your primary site a lot. It looks like there’s some ...
re: How is your portfolio built?
Yeah I’ve noticed this too. It’s definitely a card that’s b...
re: How is your portfolio built?
On mobile you could just style it like a vertical business ...
re: Looking For Feedback
I’d like to see more posts about blogging. As someone who’s...
re: Do you have your next vacation planned?
I’m planning my next 3 vacations at the moment. I spent the...
re: If I could go back in time and speak to myself 5 years ago, I would say...
Don’t be an idiot. It changed my life. Whenever I’m about t...
re: How do you find topics to blog about?
It’s definitely something I want to get into. I just don’t ...
re: How do you find topics to blog about?
I’d like to start doing talks to further elaborate on some ...
re: What VSCode theme are you using?
I tend to go back and forth between palenight and nord.
re: What jobs did you hold before you got into software?
Paperboy Chick-fil-a cow Pizza Delivery Driver Call Center...
re: How do you find topics to blog about?
I’ve tried this but never gotten much in the way of ideas. ...
re: How do you find topics to blog about?
I’ll give this a try too. Thanks!
re: How do you find topics to blog about?
This is also a really good idea. Do you concern yourself wi...
re: How do you find topics to blog about?
Thanks for the advice. I’ll give this a shot.
re: How do you find topics to blog about?
Never thought about doing it this way. Do you ever recycle ...
re: How do you find topics to blog about?
I suppose for me that happens backwards. I write the post a...
re: Do you have your own Gatsby site? Let's brainstorm a dev.to cross-poster
In addition, there’s a gatsby plugin which automatically cr...
re: Avoiding Burn Out as a Web Developer
Sounds about right to me. If you’re moving I think it’s cal...
re: Avoiding Burn Out as a Web Developer
I agree. Exercise also helps your brain stay fit. Sleep is ...
re: What I Learned from my First Tech Conference
Thanks! I've never been to Seattle before that trip, but I ...
re: What's the longest you've stayed at a job you were unhappy with?
I stayed at two jobs for about a year after realizing I hat...
re: Anybody still working with jQuery?
I primarily use it in WordPress and Drupal settings because...
re: How To Build A Blog with Wordpress and Gatsby.js - Part 3
And now it is! gatsbyjs.org/blog/2019-04-26-how-t...
re: How To Build A Blog with Wordpress and Gatsby.js - Part 3
Thanks! I'm glad it is helpful. I'm in the process of getti...
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
It would depend on where you put it. I just meant on the co...
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
I’m seeing horizontal scrolling on mobile. It looks like it...
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
I like it a lot. On mobile I’m seeing some horizontal scrol...
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
No problem!
re: As a freelance web developer, what are you actually selling?
I find that I’m not selling react, WordPress, or other stuf...
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
Also the fonts are Playfair Display and Raleway (both googl...
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
I make them here. You can play with the settings to make i...
re: Show Me Your Portfolio!
Mine is at iamtimsmith.com
re: Let's build a search bar in React!
No problem. I’m glad it was helpful!
re: How To Build A Blog with Wordpress and Gatsby.js - Part 3
No problem!
re: How To Build A Blog with Wordpress and Gatsby.js - Part 3
Done! I didn't even know this existed!
re: Workspace Wednesday: Show off your desk/computer setup!
I’m a little late to the discussion. Got the picture yeste...
re: Top tools for junior frontend developer
I also find myself using compressor.io and Coolors a lot.
re: How to Use Sass and Styled Components in a React JS Application
I haven’t ever heard of these. I’ll have to check them out ...
re: Using Wordpress with React.js
Definitely. I also have a post about the MERN stack if you’...
re: Using Wordpress with React.js
I have played around with some different headless options. ...
re: Get Yourself Profiled
I am also an INFJ!
re: Moving from Laravel to another framework (django or express)?
Express is pretty cool because you can structure it however...
re: What's your goto motivational quote?
“I have not failed. I have just found 10,000 ways that won’...
re: What's your goto motivational quote?
Dang! Beat me to it!
re: How do you refer to the reader?
I was always told that people don’t like being told what to...
re: Goodbye portfolio site
My portfolio site has helped me get both freelance clients ...
re: What is the MERN stack and how do I use it?
I’m honored!
re: Let's build a search bar in React!
Thanks! I have added the piece about scripts in the package...
re: Let's build a search bar in React!
This is awesome! Thanks for the link!
re: Let's build a search bar in React!
I have not heard of this. It looks cool though. Thanks for ...
re: I'm having some "not this again" feelings with Parcel, how should I be feeling about this tool?
I’ve used Parcel for smaller applications and it’s worked g...
re: Let's build a search bar in React!
Interesting. How would you suggest preventing that issue in...
re: Let's build a search bar in React!
Corrected. Good catch. It sounded like I was trying to be x...
re: Let's build a search bar in React!
Fixed. Thank you!
re: Let's build a search bar in React!
It’s really personal preference, but to be honest I haven’t...
re: Parcel.js: Who says bundling needs to be difficult?
I’ll have to check that one out! I’ve had good luck with Pa...
re: Parcel.js: Who says bundling needs to be difficult?
Awesome! I’ve been using Parcel for a month or two now and ...
re: How I built an Advanced Gatsbyjs site
Ah. Yep. I see that now.
re: How I built an Advanced Gatsbyjs site
Really cool site. As someone else who uses Gatsby, it’s gre...
re: Class Components vs. Stateless Functional Components
Touché. Typically, the nomenclature I see around this is “s...
re: How to select a front-end framework?
I agree with Ali’s assessment. I started with Vue and dabbl...
re: My Personal Website | Blog
It looks like others have commented on areas for improvemen...
re: Best Open Source UI Frameworks for ReactJS
I just use good old Bulma. I just use npm to install it and...
re: what is the best music genre to program with?
I listen to a lot of different kinds of music. Typically no...
re: My Favorite Free Resources for New Programmers
I LOVE listening to the Syntax podcast with Wes Bos and Sco...
re: Using Parcel Bundler with React
Thanks! I'll check that out!
re: Using Parcel Bundler with React
Oh, good to know! I'm still learning Node, so I thought I'd...
re: Using Parcel Bundler with React
I don't think parcel works with nodejs in terms of compilin...
re: Using Parcel Bundler with React
I love parcel. I use it so much. I can get it up and runnin...
re: Friday Frontend: React and Gutenberg Edition
Am I the only one who feels like Vue UI was a missed opport...
re: What are Your Best Practices for Writing React Code
Use Stateless Functional Components wherever possible. This...
re: Welcome Thread - v14
I've looked at it but haven't played around with it yet. Mo...
re: Welcome Thread - v14
Part of the challenge is finding one of these that will wor...
re: Welcome Thread - v14
Yeah, my initial complaint was the "halt the site comes to"...
re: Welcome Thread - v14
I built my portfolio site using Gatsby and the NetlifyCMS. ...
re: Welcome Thread - v14
Nice! I played around with Laravel and built a web app with...
re: Welcome Thread - v14
What tools/technologies do you like to use?
re: Why You Shouldn't Use A Web Framework
I agree about the redundancy, but when I learned it things ...
re: Why You Shouldn't Use A Web Framework
I can see both sides of this. Although I don't think it was...
re: Learning to think like a programmer.
I agree with some of the things that have already been sugg...
re: What is a Web Framework, and Why Should You use one?
It's true, technically React and Vue are libraries not fram...
re: Changelog: Mentor Matchmaking!
This sounds awesome. I marked my profile as seeking mentor....
re: Can't get engineering interviews? Try the side door.
I’ve never been much for social media, so I’m still trying ...
re: Can't get engineering interviews? Try the side door.
I’ve been trying to figure out how to get a job at a startu...
re: Welcome Thread - v13
My name is Tim Smith. I’m currently a front-end developer w...
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