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Jacob Herrington (he/him)

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Senior Software Engineer at DEV

SQL From Scratch Part 1 - Getting Started with SQL

SQL From Scratch Part 1 - Getting Started with SQL

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Easily Squash, Reword, Amend, and Sort Commits with Git Rebase

Easily Squash, Reword, Amend, and Sort Commits with Git Rebase

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Interview with Charity Majors: 6 Key Career Lessons From the CTO of Honeycomb

Interview with Charity Majors: 6 Key Career Lessons From the CTO of Honeycomb

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Git Rebase Explained Simply

Git Rebase Explained Simply

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How I Handle the Fear of Rejection

How I Handle the Fear of Rejection

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How to Find Mentors, Grow a Network, and Make Friends

How to Find Mentors, Grow a Network, and Make Friends

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How I Got Hired at DEV (and Every Other Tech Job)

How I Got Hired at DEV (and Every Other Tech Job)

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What Alternative Text Editors Does DEV Use? (Not VS Code πŸ±β€πŸ‘“)

What Alternative Text Editors Does DEV Use? (Not VS Code πŸ±β€πŸ‘“)

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Give Your Terminal Super Powers: tmux Cheatsheet!

Give Your Terminal Super Powers: tmux Cheatsheet!

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The Divergence of Open Source Maintainer From Software Engineer

The Divergence of Open Source Maintainer From Software Engineer

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Setting Up a Svelte Project (in seconds) with Degit

Setting Up a Svelte Project (in seconds) with Degit

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Interview with Molly Struve: 3 Tactics for Mentoring Others

Interview with Molly Struve: 3 Tactics for Mentoring Others

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How to Write Useful Commit Messages (My Commit Message Template)

How to Write Useful Commit Messages (My Commit Message Template)

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Challenger Approaching: I am joining the DEV team!

Challenger Approaching: I am joining the DEV team!

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A Fool-Proof Way to Keep Your Fork Caught Up in Git

A Fool-Proof Way to Keep Your Fork Caught Up in Git

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Interview with Taylor Otwell: 6 Lessons Learned From Creating Laravel

Interview with Taylor Otwell: 6 Lessons Learned From Creating Laravel

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Svelte Web Interfaces with Svelte

Svelte Web Interfaces with Svelte

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Interview with Cassidy Williams: 3 Ways to Deconstruct Problems That Cause Imposter Syndrome

Interview with Cassidy Williams: 3 Ways to Deconstruct Problems That Cause Imposter Syndrome

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4 Useful Solutions to Common Git Problems

4 Useful Solutions to Common Git Problems

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7 Ways to Get the Most Out of Pair Programming

7 Ways to Get the Most Out of Pair Programming

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Which Non-US Software Engineers Should I Follow? (Includes Big Twitter Thread)

Which Non-US Software Engineers Should I Follow? (Includes Big Twitter Thread)

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Interview with Kent C. Dodds: 8 Tips for Building Your Career

Interview with Kent C. Dodds: 8 Tips for Building Your Career

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50 Things I Wish I'd Known at My First Developer Job (Part 2)

50 Things I Wish I'd Known at My First Developer Job (Part 2)

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10 Hiring Practices That Will Keep Me From Working for You

10 Hiring Practices That Will Keep Me From Working for You

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50 Things I Wish I'd Known at My First Developer Job (Part 1)

50 Things I Wish I'd Known at My First Developer Job (Part 1)

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Interview with Ali Spittel: 5 Tips for Contributing to the Developer Community

Interview with Ali Spittel: 5 Tips for Contributing to the Developer Community

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Interview with Emma Wedekind: 3 Tips for Growing as an Engineer

Interview with Emma Wedekind: 3 Tips for Growing as an Engineer

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Open Source Made Me $10K Working Part-Time for 30 Days

Open Source Made Me $10K Working Part-Time for 30 Days

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Chris Oliver: Creator of GoRails, Hatchbox, and Remote Ruby Host on Learning to Build Software

Chris Oliver: Creator of GoRails, Hatchbox, and Remote Ruby Host on Learning to Build Software

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10 More Git Tricks That You Should Know

10 More Git Tricks That You Should Know

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Build a Serverless Ruby App with Jets in 2 Minutes

Build a Serverless Ruby App with Jets in 2 Minutes

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[Ask Dev] Is Slack disruptive at work?

[Ask Dev] Is Slack disruptive at work?

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A Quick Guide to Hunky Git

A Quick Guide to Hunky Git

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5 Handy Bash Tricks in 2 Minutes

5 Handy Bash Tricks in 2 Minutes

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5 Powerful Programming Languages to Stretch Your Brain

5 Powerful Programming Languages to Stretch Your Brain

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4 Ways to Build Seniority from Jason Swett

4 Ways to Build Seniority from Jason Swett

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Git Bisect is Easy (How to Initiate the Robot Uprising)

Git Bisect is Easy (How to Initiate the Robot Uprising)

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10 Git Tricks to Save Your Time and Sanity

10 Git Tricks to Save Your Time and Sanity

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Fathom: An Open Source Google Analytics Alternative

Fathom: An Open Source Google Analytics Alternative

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Awesome List of Developer Podcasts

Awesome List of Developer Podcasts

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A (Big) List of Resources for Developers

A (Big) List of Resources for Developers

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The Best Books for New Devs + Bonus Twitter Thread

The Best Books for New Devs + Bonus Twitter Thread

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Plume: Federated Blogs with Rust

Plume: Federated Blogs with Rust

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Interview with Ben Ilegbodu: Three Things That Compose Seniority

Interview with Ben Ilegbodu: Three Things That Compose Seniority

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Write You a Haskell

Write You a Haskell

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A FOSS Note Taking App... with Synchronization Capabilities (Joplin)

A FOSS Note Taking App... with Synchronization Capabilities (Joplin)

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Ryan Bigg on Imposter Syndrome and Becoming a Senior Developer

Ryan Bigg on Imposter Syndrome and Becoming a Senior Developer

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Lightning Fast Terminal File Manager

Lightning Fast Terminal File Manager

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Imposter Syndrome and Hero Worship: Why I Started a Podcast

Imposter Syndrome and Hero Worship: Why I Started a Podcast

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