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re: The Blessing of Rejection (or Growing Past the "No")
Thank you for sharing your journey! I know the disappointment...
re: Don't use create-react-app: How you can set up your own reactjs boilerplate.
I couldn't agree more! CRA is waaaaaay too bloated in my opin...
re: Modern C++ Isn't Scary
Excellent! I'm glad to hear that it was helpful for you!
re: Modern C++ Isn't Scary
C++ does have a ways to go to have the tooling that languag...
re: Modern C++ Isn't Scary
I completely respect your opinion. I'm curious to know what...
re: Modern C++ Isn't Scary
What does your manager want to use? Or is he/she/they just ...
re: Modern C++ Isn't Scary
Modules are getting a little better. vcpkg from Microsoft d...
re: Modern C++ Isn't Scary
A lot of libraries are being built with CMake now, which ma...
re: Algorithm Problem: First Duplicate in Array
You can push elements into a Set and check to see if it exi...
re: You're not worth hiring unless...
I wasn't hired by a company because, even though I passed b...
re: What was the most over-hyped software movement?
The eternal mainframe...
re: What's the best career advice you can give in ten words or less?
Failing is better than not trying.
re: I Wrote Zero Lines of Code Today
Yes! I didn't bring home my work laptop this weekend and it...
re: Engineer turned CEO, Ask Me Anything!
That's excellent to hear! I'm glad you still get to whet yo...
re: Engineer turned CEO, Ask Me Anything!
What percentage of your time do you spend actively writing ...
re: What are your favorite programming language syntax features?
Pattern matching like you see in OCaml variants (ReasonML, ...
re: Wormhole - Data Collection Cheat Sheet and Library in 4 Languages
I was unaware that this function existed! I'll have to take...
re: Wormhole - Data Collection Cheat Sheet and Library in 4 Languages
That is an interesting case that I hadn't considered before...
re: Who in your life deserves a shout out right now??
As cheesy as it is, this week I want to give a shout out to...
re: Intro to Property-Based Testing
Thanks! I'm glad you were able to find value in it :-)
re: Tell me a coding confession
I say I love testing, but I don't do it on a lot of persona...
re: Tell me a coding confession
I've been preaching functional programming for several year...
re: AoC Day 3: No Matter How You Slice It
I've been solving all of these in Elixir thus far, and it's...
re: Favourite albums to listen to while coding
I usually listen to Pink Floyd's "Wish You Were Here" when ...
re: Daily Coding Puzzles - Nov 11th - Nov 16th
Elixir: no_fives = fn x, y -> x..y |> Enum.map(&am...
re: What dev topic do you think you should understand, but don't?
Excellent! That's enough of a good start to give me the con...
re: What dev topic do you think you should understand, but don't?
It definitely helps! And yes, bridging the gap between auth...
re: What dev topic do you think you should understand, but don't?
I get how it's supposed to work (in theory), but I've never...
re: What dev topic do you think you should understand, but don't?
User authentication. It just hasn't fully clicked with me y...
re: The worst developers are those who complain there are no tests in a project
I thoroughly believe that testing actually helps you think ...
re: #AdventOfCode: What language are you using?
I'm glad you said something, because I keep forgetting it's...
re: 32 Lines of Code
Excellent, thanks for the response!
re: Do you have any bad “sunk cost fallacy” stories?
"This is the way we've always done it" and "we don't need a...
re: What are you not interested in learning?
Blockchain. I've bought books on it, read countless article...
re: 📊 Languages' Popularity on DEV
I hope to be adding some additional Elixir, F#, and Clojure...
re: Did you earn your Hacktoberfest t-shirt?
I wasn't aware of that, but I'll have to look into it! Than...
re: Did you earn your Hacktoberfest t-shirt?
Unfortunately, I did not. I had a 3 or 4 PRs accepted on a ...
re: Lessons in my First Month of Active Blogging
I've struggled with the personal brand aspect as well. I ha...
re: Say something nice about another DEV member
You are quite welcome 🙂 and thank you!
re: Say something nice about another DEV member
@mrwesdunn left me a comment on one of my first posts ...
re: Say something nice about another DEV member
Seconded! I can never skip over a @rhymes comment.
re: why branching on git is wrong
I've worked in both "feature branch" and "trunk only" devel...
re: 32 Lines of Code
I really like the challenge of doing things in 32 lines at ...
re: Why Not React Native? Why Not Flutter? Why Not Meteor? Why Not NativeScript?
It's actually kind of refreshing to see someone not choose Re...
re: I Don't Know How To Take Compliments
We're definitely open to whoever wants to join us. I'll PM ...
re: I Don't Know How To Take Compliments
Oh, nice! I only know one other F# developer in town from H...
re: I Don't Know How To Take Compliments
Another 256-er! 🍻 I think may be an effective strategy, to...
re: Thoughts on doing side-projects while short on time
I have limited time as well to work on side projects. I oft...
re: I Don't Know How To Take Compliments
I wasn't aware there was a Sysadmin day. I'll have to take ...
re: I Don't Know How To Take Compliments
I try to compliment the junior and mid-level devs as much a...
re: I Don't Know How To Take Compliments
It's definitely worth trying, at least once, with the right...
re: Who's looking for open source contributors? (October 22nd edition)
It's not my project, but I'll plug it again! Texas is a se...
re: ActiveRecord vs. Ecto Part Two
I definitely like the comparison! I haven't used ActiveReco...
re: Make an open source maintainer's day with this one weird trick
HTTPoison really is a good library. I'm going to have to fi...
re: Alright, Break It Up! Using Partition/ Chunk
Ahh, you're right! That's what I get for hastily typing it ...
re: We Don't Need No Stinking map() or filter()
In JavaScript, there would be a slight performance hit if y...
re: We Don't Need No Stinking map() or filter()
Glad you enjoyed it! And it looks like I'm going to have to...
re: Which language would you want to see take over the world?
Clojure has been my language of choice for hobby projects f...
re: We Don't Need No Stinking map() or filter()
I'm just now digging into Elixir/OTP, and I'm actually kind...
re: Introducing Learn Code from Us
I really love this idea. My younger daughter is really inte...
re: Lessons Learned by Mentoring
I love seeing developers teach each other. A rising tide ra...
re: How can you swap two variables without using a third?
Someone has already posted my XOR solution 😄 this is one we...
re: We Don't Need No Stinking map() or filter()
I hadn't read that particular paper yet, but now it's on my...
re: We Don't Need No Stinking map() or filter()
Nice! I had a few other functions I thought about implement...
re: We Don't Need No Stinking map() or filter()
You are absolutely correct. I eluded to the fact that map a...
re: How OTP Applications are structured
Excellent! I had been blindly including applications when t...
re: Coding Concepts! Cyclomatic Complexity
You're absolutely right. I was mixing code samples in my he...
re: Coding Concepts! Cyclomatic Complexity
I definitely like the write-up! I love to see software qual...
re: Server Side Rendering pros and cons. When to use it and when to choose something else
There's a lot more attention being paid to SSR lately. Serv...
re: Who's looking for open source contributors? (September 10 edition)
Although it's not my project, I know that one of the devs i...
re: Want to write defect-free software? Learn the Personal Software Process
I actually had a grad level class that used PSP. It was qui...
re: What's your atomic bomb?
I once worked on a "modernization" program that turned out ...
re: Challenge: Write the recursive Fibonacci algorithm in a different language.
Argh, I was going to write a similar one in Elixir! I do li...
re: 112 Non-Tech Interview Questions to reflect on
To me, Q5 is just one that is not as simplistic as it looks...
re: 112 Non-Tech Interview Questions to reflect on
h + n = 1.10 h = n + 1.00 n + n + 1.00 = 1.10 2n = 0.10 n =...
re: #discuss What language do you think in?
I tend to think generically about how data will flow throug...
re: Sadly, I must say goodbye to Leaf (my programming language)
You have done something that most people are too afraid to ...
re: Seriously, though. What is a progressive web app?
I ❤ consolidated history posts like this. Fantastic work, a...
re: What do you think about the ternary operator?
I tend to use the conditional operator mostly with one-line...
re: Thanks to dev.to
I've definitely appreciated the community here! I'd thought...
re: When Math Fails You
You are absolutely correct; there are multiple varieties of...
re: When Math Fails You
Good question! So the powers lead to large values, but the ...
re: Extreme Makeover: Code Edition
While I generally hold as close to this rule as I can, ther...
re: The Dev.to-Community's Opinion about Unit-Tests
Great write-up, first off! Secondly, testing is a tool for...
re: Stop lying to yourself when testing
This post is a realization of how I feel about testing. Don...
re: The Making of a Programming Language: Slate [Part 1]
Definitely impressed with your drive. Keep up the good work...
re: What are the alternatives to unit tests?
I'm going to shamelessly plug my own Intro to Property-Base...
re: What is today's "goto"?
I agree that nothingness needs to have some sort of represe...
re: What is today's "goto"?
Blockchain tech can only be trusted if everyone is playing ...
re: What is today's "goto"?
Using field injection instead of constructor injection. ...
re: What is today's "goto"?
I'll admit that at first glance, I thought that the linked ...
re: What is today's "goto"?
I can't argue with you on those points, honestly. I hadn't ...
re: What is today's "goto"?
There are two good things, in my opinion, that have come fr...
re: Strings Are Evil
To add to Kasey's comments about using LINQ, this would hel...
re: Which contentious opinions in programming actually matter?
There are some cases where comments are absolutely necessar...
re: Intro to Property-Based Testing
Hey Eric, First off, I geeked out again when I saw I had a...
re: Intro to Property-Based Testing
Why thank you! When I saw this email notification I may hav...
re: Intro to Property-Based Testing
Well thank you! I have your article on my reading list, so ...
re: Don't Put Personal Information in Code!
I hadn't even thought about it from a GDPR standpoint yet! ...
re: What do you dislike about your favorite language?
F# is usually my go-to language, but I was once asked to wr...
re: What do you dislike about your favorite language?
Strong typing can help minimize or eliminate whole hosts of...
re: A verbose explanation of compact code
This comment has absolutely made my morning! Thanks for the...
re: What's Your Favourite Cheat Sheets?
One of my perennial favorites has been this story splitting...
re: Accountability through Publicity
Thanks for the reminder about 100 days of code! I'll hopefu...
re: Who's looking for open source contributors? (April 9 edition)
I've been getting my feet wet with Elixir/Phoenix over the ...
re: What is the most fun coding problem you resolved?
I worked in a lab that recieved data in over 50 different f...
re: What makes you want to stick with a programming language?
The friendliness of the community, as well as how much I en...
re: Don't Be Hatin'
You shouldn't feel incompetent! Recognizing where you can i...
re: Don't Be Hatin'
Glad you enjoyed the read :-) It has definitely helped buil...
re: Welcome Thread - v3
Hey there! I'm a career-long developer and data analyst, de...
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