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re: How do you keep good posture while sitting?
Oh gosh I code from bed too much. When I work work I try to...
re: What Are Your Thoughts on Self-Comparison?
Hi, yes! Being a mentor to others in a different industry I...
re: On Being Fired
That’s a bold suggestion! I plan on working more before doi...
re: Stealing Isn't "Sharing"
Yes but if you download a copy and then send the author mon...
re: On Being Fired
Oh Ben it gives me so much hope that you say that. In all ...
re: On Being Fired
Hi Shawron, thanks for sharing your experience with me. I d...
re: On Being Fired
Yeah I agree, this is all in part professional experience, ...
re: On Being Fired
Thanks dude. I prefer not to think it's "part of the play" ...
re: On Being Fired
I wish I could find God. I was raised secular haha. The won...
re: On Being Fired
Thanks for your kind words. I’m sorry to hear you had a bad...
re: Approachable Post-Termination Mindsets
I'm going to write a longer post with reflections on it.
re: What was your win this week?
Ok but honestly speaking? Writing a ternary into prod code ...
re: What was your win this week?
Not crying at work and giving very firm handshakes. 😂
re: Approachable Post-Termination Mindsets
I'm a woman :D but thanks, comrade. I agree such things ...
re: Why do you code?
I like seeing the results... I like making things. It's lik...
re: Approachable Post-Termination Mindsets
My plan was to get decent at one language before moving ont...
re: Approachable Post-Termination Mindsets
What’s environmental design?
re: Enthusiasts vs. Pragmatists: two types of programmers and how they fail
Hey thanks for writing this!. I hear about this dichotomy a...
re: Approachable Post-Termination Mindsets
If I could have any comfort right now it would be you telli...
re: Approachable Post-Termination Mindsets
Yes, the similarity is me being too thirsty and just to get...
re: JavaScript: By Value Versus By Reference
Coding examples with emocore references and values passed i...
re: JavaScript vs Java Pass by Value and Reference
Thanks for writing this post. In studying and using JS for ...
re: What's a song that illustrates your coding journey?
I really enjoy the Tron soundtrack and also the Drive one. ...
re: What's a song that illustrates your coding journey?
Thanks for sharing. I have been listening to this and it is...
re: Expanding The DEV Core Team!
Woohoooo!!!! congrats to you both!
re: All The Cool Kids Are Doing It
Who are the cool kids?
re: All The Cool Kids Are Doing It
Beanie babies are still my jam :)
re: A laundry list of things I never heard of from bootcamp
(sees blockchain) (sneezes)
re: A laundry list of things I never heard of from bootcamp
I am seeking to understand it, but I'm not so confident to ...
re: A laundry list of things I never heard of from bootcamp
@codemouse92 @joshhadik @airbr I guess as lament-y and l...
re: A laundry list of things I never heard of from bootcamp
Thank you for the detailed and comprehensive explanation! T...
re: A laundry list of things I never heard of from bootcamp
I really don't know. Something that tries to condense the s...
re: A laundry list of things I never heard of from bootcamp
I do know of bootcamps that don't cover that kind of thing ...
re: A laundry list of things I never heard of from bootcamp
Yeah same they didn't have enough time to cover TDD in mine...
re: If I don't use React, am I still a developer?
Oh gosh so much of what you wrote up there I resonate with....
re: A laundry list of things I never heard of from bootcamp
It was good as a survey of the dev ecosystem in 2016. This ...
re: A laundry list of things I never heard of from bootcamp
I'm wondering what you mean by "low level" as opposed to "h...
re: A laundry list of things I never heard of from bootcamp
lol is "replacing an iPhone screen" a CV bullet point? 🤔
re: What do you code to relax?
So far... refactor my old projects -_-
re: A laundry list of things I never heard of from bootcamp
I almost don't want to, because I don't think it's a good l...
re: A laundry list of things I never heard of from bootcamp
re: "learning how to learn" I agree! and learning to be pat...
re: A laundry list of things I never heard of from bootcamp
I've worked as a web developer for two years now and I hav...
re: A laundry list of things I never heard of from bootcamp
Does the ❌ mean fundamental or nah? I've done about a doz...
re: A laundry list of things I never heard of from bootcamp
Git was covered. Just not Git lab, or Git flow. I heard abo...
re: How To Get Any Job You Want - A Guide To Employability Skills
Re: career. "Happy that you get to work" Am I allowed to f...
re: Say something nice about another DEV member
@dmfay offers detailed comments and direct crit. Always bl...
re: Jack of the Stack
This made me giggle. TYVM 🧜‍♂️ I think I am a T-shaped, Dev...
re: Not a Cultural Fit
Thanks for the honest post. I find the term "culture fit" t...
re: Quick Tips for Coding Interviews
Rad!!!
re: What I Learned From Trying To Be a Team Player For 2 Years
My partner works at a corporate firm at the "forefront" of ...
re: Realizations from being a frustrated developer
I feel like you put a word to a feeling that I've had but d...
re: If this happens, will you be loyal or ethical?
I suspect this kind of thing already happens... ? The ethi...
re: What’s an unpopular software opinion you have?
I don't mind jQuery I learn a lot by trying everything til...
re: I'm writing a book for junior developers!
Couldn’t figure out how to DM from my iPad, was just gonna ...
re: Driven mostly by spite, jess coded
I get a sense you’re quite competitive, as it’s a trait I h...
re: I'm writing a book for junior developers!
👋🏻👋🏻 I have some writing experience, and I’m in a confessio...
re: Nevertheless, Ali Coded
I can relate which is why I don't show my face online v muc...
re: How to deal with deadlines when you're still learning
This is something everyone needs to hear. Thanks so much!
re: Hack or maybe not: "Deleting" master when it gets too big
Everything is an exercise of interpretation 🤷🏻‍♀️
re: Hack or maybe not: "Deleting" master when it gets too big
Ooh thanks for identifying that only the local is deleted. ...
re: Hack or maybe not: "Deleting" master when it gets too big
I assume they decide to keep all the history up til that po...
re: Hack or maybe not: "Deleting" master when it gets too big
Thanks for giving me perspective. I always enjoy these thre...
re: Stop waving the wand of magic numbers
Is that ... a spread operator?
re: Stop waving the wand of magic numbers
Omg! Second time coming across a counting cards question......
re: Essential code for lists and vectors in an interview
Thanks for sharing these pro tips This is everything I’ve ...
re: What should production CSS look like? Share your layout-to-web workflow
correction: Makes a lot of sense for reusable components/fe...
re: What should production CSS look like? Share your layout-to-web workflow
Thank you @worc for explaining. Your description makes a l...
re: What I Learned From Trying To Be a Team Player For 2 Years
I agree it’s definitely much harder said than done, and I n...
re: Imposter Syndrome in Diagrams
So maybe this is a sign-- I just got 169 "Proficient" on pl...
re: 220 JSJ Teaching JavaScript with Kyle Simpson
It's great to hear someone talk about their career so hones...
re: Career Advice Everyone Needs To Hear
Thanks for sharing this.
re: What's your Wifi's name?
UNAVAILABLE
re: Resources For New Devs Looking For Work!
YAYYYY
re: Software People — How Do You Deal With Stress/Bullies/Frustration?
I'm so sorry to hear this happening. If you are able to, an...
re: Dev.dev! Get your .dev domain now!
It was the only way I could encapsulate my physical respons...
re: Dev.dev! Get your .dev domain now!
youtube.com/watch?v=mDqsgbtpDLk
re: Imposter Syndrome in Diagrams
if I manage to get to mediocre, in about 10 years I'll swit...
re: Imposter Syndrome in Diagrams
I aspire to be mediocre. The rest will work itself out! 🤪
re: Slid on ice, body-slammed my new Macbook Air. What should I check for?
Thanks for responding! Yeah after a look through iFixit it ...
re: Slid on ice, body-slammed my new Macbook Air. What should I check for?
shit happens! :laughwithtears:
re: Slid on ice, body-slammed my new Macbook Air. What should I check for?
THANK YOU for the comprehensive response. I must have shitp...
re: Slid on ice, body-slammed my new Macbook Air. What should I check for?
It makes sense to use a PC, I'm just terrible at maintainin...
re: How do you fix cable chaos?
Exact same situation right now but less gear than you. All ...
re: Sh*tpost: can we stop saying "syntactic sugar"?
Well I guess coffeescript is complete syntax caramel then! ...
re: Abstraction
Abstract art by European modernists like Joseph Albers and ...
re: Abstraction
Thank you for this overview of computational (?) abstractio...
re: Sh*tpost: can we stop saying "syntactic sugar"?
Your website is 10000/10 AMAZING by the way. If you haven’t...
re: Sh*tpost: can we stop saying "syntactic sugar"?
And then we can have SYNTACTIC SOURS!
re: How much does apple cost in your country?
The big MacBook index 😩🙈 I bought my refurbished MacBook Ai...
re: Sh*tpost: can we stop saying "syntactic sugar"?
Yes it was a brain fart. I’m in the ‘then/catch’ camp !
re: Sh*tpost: can we stop saying "syntactic sugar"?
I included #unpopularopinion as a reference to the same has...
re: Sh*tpost: can we stop saying "syntactic sugar"?
Thanks for your response, and you've given me a lot to thin...
re: Sh*tpost: can we stop saying "syntactic sugar"?
I didn't think about the performance tradeoff JSX might int...
re: Frontend developers, do you want to transition to fullstack? Why?
I enjoy knowing more about how things fit together. At the ...
re: Sh*tpost: can we stop saying "syntactic sugar"?
Being pedantic is good for exploring semantics hehe. And I...
re: Sh*tpost: can we stop saying "syntactic sugar"?
Thanks for your response. In terms of async/await, and the...
re: Sh*tpost: can we stop saying "syntactic sugar"?
I'm prone to take your approach of writing in plain and sim...
re: Sh*tpost: can we stop saying "syntactic sugar"?
True, I only have 1 language to evaluate how that term is u...
re: Who or what inspired you to do programming?
I read they're coming out with a mobile app and killing the...
re: Who is @horse_js
I have long wondered who they are. And they humor me so muc...
re: Who or what inspired you to do programming?
Art! MySpace and neopets
re: Improve your coaching skills by asking better questions
I for one could ask better questions as a mentor and mentee...
re: What are the latest trends in front-end JavaScript?
What is wrong with Jquery? An extra 200kb never killed any ...
re: What should production CSS look like? Share your layout-to-web workflow
Could you explain what you mean by "components" outside of ...
re: What are the latest trends in front-end JavaScript?
And Jquery was literally used in 90+% of EVERYTHING on the ...
re: What should production CSS look like? Share your layout-to-web workflow
Absolutely. I think after using this for a few years and no...
re: Creating of neural network using JavaScript in 7 minutes!
Post almost unrelated, but I was reading a tut about tensor...
re: What should production CSS look like? Share your layout-to-web workflow
Sounds like you feel over grids and frameworks. What do you...
re: Creating of neural network using JavaScript in 7 minutes!
Understood everything til backprop but if this is the simpl...
re: Creating of neural network using JavaScript in 7 minutes!
Same boat but still fascinating
re: "I need to change this code, but it has no test"
Thanks for writing this post. I keep hearing about includin...
re: use conditional breakpoints to call console.log
Ah great. Someone showed me this years ago and I forgot abo...
re: What should production CSS look like? Share your layout-to-web workflow
Picking an on-point hero image makes all the difference 💥🍝
re: Addy Osmani's 18-Point Web Performance Checklist
But I love video backgrounds! That got me started with dev ...
re: What CSS methodology should we use at dev.to?
"A CSS methodolody"... is a thing?! Oh you mean a way of st...
re: What should production CSS look like? Share your layout-to-web workflow
I know right?! I learn something new talking to devs everyd...
re: How To Build A Captivating Presentation Using HTML, CSS, & JavaScript
Well I guess you get to look ultra pro by skipping the mome...
re: How To Build A Captivating Presentation Using HTML, CSS, & JavaScript
Awesome post! I’m glad I’m not the only one who likes libra...
re: How should we indent `const` declarations?
Uhh wait. There ARE const indentations...?
re: Which qualities were exhibited by good managers you've had?
Empathy is a big one. Clarity about tasks and expectations ...
re: What should production CSS look like? Share your layout-to-web workflow
I improvise a lot. But I'd like to develop a concise and co...
re: What should production CSS look like? Share your layout-to-web workflow
Thanks for your feedback. By the way, what is this no-print...
re: What should production CSS look like? Share your layout-to-web workflow
"SASS and BEM solve problems but they don't" – I feel this ...
re: What should production CSS look like? Share your layout-to-web workflow
I have heard a lot about the AirBnB style guide. And before...
re: What should production CSS look like? Share your layout-to-web workflow
Thanks for the thorough answers Ryosuke! Re: 5. This is giv...
re: Style beautiful web pages without writing any CSS. Using W3.CSS.
chomps on popcorn
re: Setup MacOS for Development
Hello Camilo, what a coincidence that I read some of this a...
re: What should production CSS look like? Share your layout-to-web workflow
Truth be told I recently used initializr when I had to do s...
re: How it works mentorship program inside dev.to?
haha, it looks like I just got matched with you! Several m...
re: What should production CSS look like? Share your layout-to-web workflow
I appreciate your appreciation of visually accurate analogi...
re: The DEV Team is growing!
WOOT WOOT WOOTTTT
re: New Years and New Beginnings: I'm Joining the DEV team!
congratulations! I found myself searching your name and loo...
re: GitHub Private Repos are Now Free
Phew! wow
re: Did I try looking for a job too fast?
Why... would a company hire someone who did a bootcamp? I d...
re: Did I try looking for a job too fast?
I’m a bootcamp grad who tried job hunting even before I did...
re: Friends Don't Let Friends Look Dead On The Internet
This post made me laugh 😚
re: How do you survive over a year of rejected applications?
And I thought i was having a hard time as I don't have a CS...
re: How to start contributing to open source as a junior or newbie?
Thanks for drawing my attention to that! It should serve as...
re: How to start contributing to open source as a junior or newbie?
I love your comments. haha You're right, a lot of this com...
re: How to start contributing to open source as a junior or newbie?
This is very relieving to know there are places that also t...
re: How to start contributing to open source as a junior or newbie?
Thanks for offering the examples! I am going to look and ap...
re: How to start contributing to open source as a junior or newbie?
That is totally me.
re: Please update your bios and profile information
I like being ambiguous :D
re: Have you ever been in a hackathon
The “Stupid shit that no one needs” one is really one of th...
re: So you want to become a developer? Part I
I got into it through making sites and gifs for art. It was...
re: Can't get engineering interviews? Try the side door.
THIS IS JUST EXCELLENT. thank you.
re: So you want to become a developer? Part I
I'm 30. Been trying since 2014 😂
re: Women in Tech.
My only wish is for the workplace to let women, queer, or d...
re: Explain the difference between shell, console, terminal, command line, etc. like I'm five 👶
Beautiful post, thank you
re: What's the difference between visual studio and vs code?
Woah I thought both names referred to the same thing. Woah.
re: Have you ever been fired? What happened?
I have been, twice. Both offered to give good references af...
re: When did you stop thinking of yourself as a junior/newbie?
I had this step in a different career. But I enjoy the sens...
re: What I learned from only using Select in PostgreSQL
re: Materialized view. Maybe this is what my manager meant....
re: What I learned from only using Select in PostgreSQL
YES. You say that more accurately than I did. I would like ...
re: On Staying
This post legitimizes so much of what is thought of as just...
re: How do you handle days where you just aren't motivated?
That turns into three trello boards. Also, running up and ...
re: How do you handle days where you just aren't motivated?
Procrastinate til I can’t take it anymore and make a list
re: What are some fundamentals of security every developer should understand?
Something about not exposing passwords by passing form info...
re: Explain Heroku dynos Like I'm Five
And while we're at it... is it just my impression or one is...
re: Mongodb-native over mongoose?
thanks for sharing your experience. I’ve used mongoose once...
re: Are you an introvert, extrovert, or somewhere in between?
Extroverted introvert. Have always enjoyed time alone watch...
re: So you're stuck
My life everyday 😩🍎🙎🏻‍♀️
re: I am a mediocre developer
My feels completely! ;_; Knowing what to google and asking ...
re: Has anyone created a Node.js app that renders HTML instead of JSON?
For me it's whatever is the easiest for my brain to underst...
re: What's your dream job?
I think dream job (a position i'd enjoy doing all day, ever...
re: What's your dream job?
exactly this
re: Nevertheless, gennifer gates Coded
"it challenged me and made me feel productive." YES
re: Explain ORM like I'm five
So glad you asked this Q!
re: Mongodb-native over mongoose?
the first db I learned was mongo and now I’m looking at sql...
re: Should I learn Vim (or its keybindings)?
I just started a job where I had to learn it a month ago. M...
re: Making Story-Driven Indie Games with No Budget
This is a great intro to thinking about making games differ...
re: Making Story-Driven Indie Games with No Budget
"Do you feel stuck in your career as a software developer?"...
re: What's your best dev pick-up line?
"Excuse me, what's the wifi password?"
re: Going out to eat and understanding the basics of Express.js
Lovely analogy. Have to give this a longer read!
re: Be good at one thing, not average at everything
I aim to be perfectly mediocre instead of gutter level crap...
re: Announcing Sustaining Memberships for dev.to
Sounds good!
re: Announcing Sustaining Memberships for dev.to
Just got my first paycheck at a new job! Tried to pay +12 b...
re: [Question] Have you had an interview where you just talked about previous work, no assignments? Please share your experience!
Talking about previous projects: I like it! You get to show...
re: JavaScript Template Literals
The backticks took a min to get used to!
re: It's Just Syntactic Sugar
I read this about 3 times: jasonformat.com/wtf-is-jsx/ Tha...
re: Newb Valley
(/headdesk)
re: Newb Valley
By the way, I just clicked, and I love the pure markup blog...
re: 5 Unusual Test Questions I Got While Interviewing for Web Dev Roles
god, let me read! I like it! 🤣 I think even before I solve...
re: Looking back on a wonderful year for dev.to
Yay thanks a lot!
re: 5 Unusual Test Questions I Got While Interviewing for Web Dev Roles
Yes, I meant what you meant, but said "no documentation" to...
re: Do I Want To Work In This Company, or What Questions To Ask On An Interview
That’s a generous assumption. I’ll take what I can get 🤣
re: 5 Unusual Test Questions I Got While Interviewing for Web Dev Roles
Thanks for illustrating that. It’s a new way of looking at ...
re: Do I Want To Work In This Company, or What Questions To Ask On An Interview
Where are all these places with quotas? I’m applying!
re: Do I Want To Work In This Company, or What Questions To Ask On An Interview
Wow. Is this why people say millennials are entitled? While...
re: It's Just Syntactic Sugar
Oh man I have heard JSX described as syntax sugar like thre...
re: Newb Valley
I can relate.
re: 5 Unusual Test Questions I Got While Interviewing for Web Dev Roles
I imagine you meant Q7 by the "last" question. I'm curious ...
re: 5 Unusual Test Questions I Got While Interviewing for Web Dev Roles
In hindsight I think the hamburger sandwich menu question a...
re: De-Bloating My Developer Portfolio
Geocities kid in me loves the v2! That's a lot of portfoli...
re: Looking back on a wonderful year for dev.to
Hi all, I became more aware there was a dev.to site after s...
re: 5 Unusual Test Questions I Got While Interviewing for Web Dev Roles
My gut feeling -giving them the greatest benefit of the dou...
re: 3 Facts About Promises
It's been like 2 years since I learned about promises. I lo...
re: Explain on how to be a part of The Practical Dev.😊💓
I lurked for a long while before commenting and posting... ...
re: 5 Unusual Test Questions I Got While Interviewing for Web Dev Roles
You may enjoy this thread twitter.com/RebeccaSlatkin/status...
re: 5 Unusual Test Questions I Got While Interviewing for Web Dev Roles
Unfortunately I’ve had this a couple times. (Sits in room f...
re: What are the suggestions you'll tell to a person who started learning Node?
Keep checking if your version is compatible with the tools ...
re: What I Learned From Not Planning A Web App (from start to finish)
Ah that’s a great little chrome extension! How does it deci...
re: If you could meet your tech hero, what's one question you would like to know?
Jessie Frazelle — what’s on your bookshelf?
re: Do you have any "smart home" projects in the works or in mind?
Can't be good at everything, so physical electronics beats ...
re: How many people on here cross post on medium and their own blog?
me too. I do like the discussion and smaller community on h...
re: Why is The "alt" attribute so important for images?
Just wanted to add it's also accessible because visually im...
re: Must have extensions for VS Code (according to me)
What the intellisense! I have been using VSC for a couple m...
re: What I Learned From Not Planning A Web App (from start to finish)
It’s good to hear you’re getting on with your colleagues. T...
re: What I Learned From Not Planning A Web App (from start to finish)
Thanks for reading! Agreed, "bombproofing" is a tall orde...
re: What I Learned From Not Planning A Web App (from start to finish)
Thanks for your encouraging words. I also noticed this menu...
re: If you're a front-end developer, you should be following Sarah Chima.
Yayyyyy
re: front end
I'm not sure I understand your comment... Why do you need f...
re: Recognizing a trend vs. a lasting truth
I count it as a fortune as I was a tot when JS was in its e...
re: front end
Email marketing. Not a great place to stay but can pay dece...
re: What's playing in your headphones while you code?
Lately? Anything composed by The Dream :D
re: Do I Want To Work In This Company, or What Questions To Ask On An Interview
Thanks for writing this. It affirms a lot of the questions ...
re: Things to learn in workplaces when we are free
But the general boss-appeasing answer would be: how to auto...
re: Things to learn in workplaces when we are free
I always have some kind of quack idea I want to make but I ...
re: Hi, I'm jen chan
Hi Ben, nice to interact with you after reading a million o...
re: Front End Javascript, Angular, React, etc, what and where to start with?
Do you need a framework? I'm also a junior FED and as I sta...
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