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re: Imposter Syndrome in Diagrams Feb 14
if I manage to get to mediocre, in about 10 years I'll swit...
re: Imposter Syndrome in Diagrams Feb 13
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? Feb 12
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? Feb 10
shit happens! :laughwithtears:
re: Slid on ice, body-slammed my new Macbook Air. What should I check for? Feb 8
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? Feb 8
It makes sense to use a PC, I'm just terrible at maintainin...
re: How do you fix cable chaos? Jan 19
Exact same situation right now but less gear than you. All ...
re: Sh*tpost: can we stop saying "syntactic sugar"? Jan 19
Well I guess coffeescript is complete syntax caramel then! ...
re: Abstraction Jan 19
Abstract art by European modernists like Joseph Albers and ...
re: Abstraction Jan 19
Thank you for this overview of computational (?) abstractio...
re: Sh*tpost: can we stop saying "syntactic sugar"? Jan 19
Your website is 10000/10 AMAZING by the way. If you haven’t...
re: Sh*tpost: can we stop saying "syntactic sugar"? Jan 19
And then we can have SYNTACTIC SOURS!
re: How much does apple cost in your country? Jan 19
The big MacBook index 😩🙈 I bought my refurbished MacBook Ai...
re: Sh*tpost: can we stop saying "syntactic sugar"? Jan 19
Yes it was a brain fart. I’m in the ‘then/catch’ camp !
re: Sh*tpost: can we stop saying "syntactic sugar"? Jan 19
I included #unpopularopinion as a reference to the same has...
re: Sh*tpost: can we stop saying "syntactic sugar"? Jan 18
Thanks for your response, and you've given me a lot to thin...
re: Sh*tpost: can we stop saying "syntactic sugar"? Jan 18
I didn't think about the performance tradeoff JSX might int...
re: Frontend developers, do you want to transition to fullstack? Why? Jan 18
I enjoy knowing more about how things fit together. At the ...
re: Sh*tpost: can we stop saying "syntactic sugar"? Jan 18
Being pedantic is good for exploring semantics hehe. And I...
re: Sh*tpost: can we stop saying "syntactic sugar"? Jan 18
Thanks for your response. In terms of async/await, and the...
re: Sh*tpost: can we stop saying "syntactic sugar"? Jan 18
I'm prone to take your approach of writing in plain and sim...
re: Sh*tpost: can we stop saying "syntactic sugar"? Jan 18
True, I only have 1 language to evaluate how that term is u...
re: Who or what inspired you to do programming? Jan 18
I read they're coming out with a mobile app and killing the...
re: Who is @horse_js Jan 18
I have long wondered who they are. And they humor me so muc...
re: Who or what inspired you to do programming? Jan 14
Art! MySpace and neopets
re: Improve your coaching skills by asking better questions Jan 14
I for one could ask better questions as a mentor and mentee...
re: What are the latest trends in front-end JavaScript? Jan 14
What is wrong with Jquery? An extra 200kb never killed any ...
re: What should production CSS look like? Share your layout-to-web workflow Jan 14
Could you explain what you mean by "components" outside of ...
re: What are the latest trends in front-end JavaScript? Jan 14
And Jquery was literally used in 90+% of EVERYTHING on the ...
re: What should production CSS look like? Share your layout-to-web workflow Jan 14
Absolutely. I think after using this for a few years and no...
re: Creating of neural network using JavaScript in 7 minutes! Jan 13
Post almost unrelated, but I was reading a tut about tensor...
re: What should production CSS look like? Share your layout-to-web workflow Jan 13
Sounds like you feel over grids and frameworks. What do you...
re: Creating of neural network using JavaScript in 7 minutes! Jan 13
Understood everything til backprop but if this is the simpl...
re: Creating of neural network using JavaScript in 7 minutes! Jan 13
Same boat but still fascinating
re: "I need to change this code, but it has no test" Jan 12
Thanks for writing this post. I keep hearing about includin...
re: use conditional breakpoints to call console.log Jan 12
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 Jan 12
Picking an on-point hero image makes all the difference 💥🍝
re: Addy Osmani's 18-Point Web Performance Checklist Jan 12
But I love video backgrounds! That got me started with dev ...
re: What CSS methodology should we use at dev.to? Jan 11
"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 Jan 11
I know right?! I learn something new talking to devs everyd...
re: How To Build A Captivating Presentation Using HTML, CSS, & JavaScript Jan 11
Well I guess you get to look ultra pro by skipping the mome...
re: How To Build A Captivating Presentation Using HTML, CSS, & JavaScript Jan 11
Awesome post! I’m glad I’m not the only one who likes libra...
re: How should we indent `const` declarations? Jan 11
Uhh wait. There ARE const indentations...?
re: Which qualities were exhibited by good managers you've had? Jan 11
Empathy is a big one. Clarity about tasks and expectations ...
re: What should production CSS look like? Share your layout-to-web workflow Jan 11
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 Jan 11
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 Jan 11
"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 Jan 11
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 Jan 11
Thanks for the thorough answers Ryosuke! Re: 5. This is giv...
re: Style beautiful web pages without writing any CSS. Using W3.CSS. Jan 11
chomps on popcorn
re: Setup MacOS for Development Jan 11
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 Jan 10
Truth be told I recently used initializr when I had to do s...
re: How it works mentorship program inside dev.to? Jan 10
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 Jan 10
I appreciate your appreciation of visually accurate analogi...
re: The DEV Team is growing! Jan 10
WOOT WOOT WOOTTTT
re: New Years and New Beginnings: I'm Joining the DEV team! Jan 10
congratulations! I found myself searching your name and loo...
re: GitHub Private Repos are Now Free Jan 8
Phew! wow
re: Did I try looking for a job too fast? Jan 8
Why... would a company hire someone who did a bootcamp? I d...
re: Did I try looking for a job too fast? Jan 8
I’m a bootcamp grad who tried job hunting even before I did...
re: Friends Don't Let Friends Look Dead On The Internet Jan 3
This post made me laugh 😚
re: How do you survive over a year of rejected applications? Oct 2 '18
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? Oct 1 '18
Thanks for drawing my attention to that! It should serve as...
re: How to start contributing to open source as a junior or newbie? Oct 1 '18
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? Oct 1 '18
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? Oct 1 '18
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? Oct 1 '18
That is totally me.
re: Please update your bios and profile information Oct 1 '18
I like being ambiguous :D
re: Have you ever been in a hackathon Sep 22 '18
The “Stupid shit that no one needs” one is really one of th...
re: So you want to become a developer? Part I Sep 22 '18
I got into it through making sites and gifs for art. It was...
re: Can't get engineering interviews? Try the side door. Sep 21 '18
THIS IS JUST EXCELLENT. thank you.
re: So you want to become a developer? Part I Sep 21 '18
I'm 30. Been trying since 2014 😂
re: Women in Tech. Sep 13 '18
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 👶 Sep 13 '18
Beautiful post, thank you
re: What's the difference between visual studio and vs code? Sep 13 '18
Woah I thought both names referred to the same thing. Woah.
re: Have you ever been fired? What happened? Sep 2 '18
I have been, twice. Both offered to give good references af...
re: What's your sticker strategy? 🤔 Apr 9 '18
i put my work sticker on my webcam :D
re: When did you stop thinking of yourself as a junior/newbie? Apr 9 '18
I had this step in a different career. But I enjoy the sens...
re: What I learned from only using Select in PostgreSQL Apr 9 '18
re: Materialized view. Maybe this is what my manager meant....
re: What I learned from only using Select in PostgreSQL Apr 9 '18
YES. You say that more accurately than I did. I would like ...
re: On Staying Apr 6 '18
This post legitimizes so much of what is thought of as just...
re: How do you handle days where you just aren't motivated? Apr 6 '18
That turns into three trello boards. Also, running up and ...
re: How do you handle days where you just aren't motivated? Apr 5 '18
Procrastinate til I can’t take it anymore and make a list
re: What are some fundamentals of security every developer should understand? Mar 24 '18
Something about not exposing passwords by passing form info...
re: Explain Heroku dynos Like I'm Five Mar 24 '18
And while we're at it... is it just my impression or one is...
re: Mongodb-native over mongoose? Mar 23 '18
thanks for sharing your experience. I’ve used mongoose once...
re: Are you an introvert, extrovert, or somewhere in between? Mar 23 '18
Extroverted introvert. Have always enjoyed time alone watch...
re: So you're stuck Mar 23 '18
My life everyday 😩🍎🙎🏻‍♀️
re: I am a mediocre developer Mar 19 '18
My feels completely! ;_; Knowing what to google and asking ...
re: Has anyone created a Node.js app that renders HTML instead of JSON? Mar 16 '18
For me it's whatever is the easiest for my brain to underst...
re: What's your dream job? Mar 16 '18
I think dream job (a position i'd enjoy doing all day, ever...
re: What's your dream job? Mar 16 '18
exactly this
re: Nevertheless, gennifer gates Coded Mar 16 '18
"it challenged me and made me feel productive." YES
re: Explain ORM like I'm five Mar 4 '18
So glad you asked this Q!
re: Mongodb-native over mongoose? Mar 4 '18
the first db I learned was mongo and now I’m looking at sql...
re: Should I learn Vim (or its keybindings)? Mar 2 '18
I just started a job where I had to learn it a month ago. M...
re: Making Story-Driven Indie Games with No Budget Feb 16 '18
This is a great intro to thinking about making games differ...
re: Making Story-Driven Indie Games with No Budget Feb 16 '18
"Do you feel stuck in your career as a software developer?"...
re: What's your best dev pick-up line? Feb 9 '18
"Excuse me, what's the wifi password?"
re: Going out to eat and understanding the basics of Express.js Feb 5 '18
Lovely analogy. Have to give this a longer read!
re: Be good at one thing, not average at everything Feb 5 '18
I aim to be perfectly mediocre instead of gutter level crap...
re: Announcing Sustaining Memberships for dev.to Jan 26 '18
Sounds good!
re: Announcing Sustaining Memberships for dev.to Jan 24 '18
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! Jan 16 '18
Talking about previous projects: I like it! You get to show...
re: JavaScript Template Literals Jan 10 '18
The backticks took a min to get used to!
re: It's Just Syntactic Sugar Jan 7 '18
I read this about 3 times: jasonformat.com/wtf-is-jsx/ Tha...
re: Newb Valley Jan 6 '18
(/headdesk)
re: Newb Valley Jan 5 '18
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 Jan 5 '18
god, let me read! I like it! 🤣 I think even before I solve...
re: Looking back on a wonderful year for dev.to Jan 5 '18
Yay thanks a lot!
re: 5 Unusual Test Questions I Got While Interviewing for Web Dev Roles Jan 4 '18
Yes, I meant what you meant, but said "no documentation" to...
re: Top Questions Every Candidate Should Ask on An Interview Jan 4 '18
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 Jan 4 '18
Thanks for illustrating that. It’s a new way of looking at ...
re: Top Questions Every Candidate Should Ask on An Interview Jan 4 '18
Where are all these places with quotas? I’m applying!
re: Top Questions Every Candidate Should Ask on An Interview Jan 4 '18
Wow. Is this why people say millennials are entitled? While...
re: It's Just Syntactic Sugar Jan 4 '18
Oh man I have heard JSX described as syntax sugar like thre...
re: Newb Valley Jan 4 '18
I can relate.
re: 5 Unusual Test Questions I Got While Interviewing for Web Dev Roles Jan 4 '18
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 Jan 4 '18
In hindsight I think the hamburger sandwich menu question a...
re: De-Bloating My Developer Portfolio Jan 4 '18
Geocities kid in me loves the v2! That's a lot of portfoli...
re: Looking back on a wonderful year for dev.to Jan 1 '18
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 Dec 30 '17
My gut feeling -giving them the greatest benefit of the dou...
re: 3 Facts About Promises Dec 29 '17
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.😊💓 Dec 29 '17
I lurked for a long while before commenting and posting... ...
re: 5 Unusual Test Questions I Got While Interviewing for Web Dev Roles Dec 29 '17
You may enjoy this thread twitter.com/RebeccaSlatkin/status...
re: 5 Unusual Test Questions I Got While Interviewing for Web Dev Roles Dec 29 '17
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? Dec 28 '17
Keep checking if your version is compatible with the tools ...
re: What I Learned From Not Planning A Web App (from start to finish) Dec 25 '17
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? Dec 25 '17
Jessie Frazelle — what’s on your bookshelf?
re: Do you have any "smart home" projects in the works or in mind? Dec 19 '17
Can't be good at everything, so physical electronics beats ...
re: How many people on here cross post on medium and their own blog? Dec 19 '17
me too. I do like the discussion and smaller community on h...
re: Why is The "alt" attribute so important for images? Dec 19 '17
Just wanted to add it's also accessible because visually im...
re: Must have extensions for VS Code (according to me) Dec 18 '17
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) Dec 14 '17
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) Dec 13 '17
Thanks for reading! Agreed, "bombproofing" is a tall orde...
re: What I Learned From Not Planning A Web App (from start to finish) Dec 13 '17
Thanks for your encouraging words. I also noticed this menu...
re: If you're a front-end developer, you should be following Sarah Chima. Nov 21 '17
Yayyyyy
re: front end Nov 17 '17
I'm not sure I understand your comment... Why do you need f...
re: Recognizing a trend vs. a lasting truth Nov 16 '17
I count it as a fortune as I was a tot when JS was in its e...
re: front end Nov 16 '17
Email marketing. Not a great place to stay but can pay dece...
re: What’s playing in your headphones while you code? Nov 14 '17
Lately? Anything composed by The Dream :D
re: Top Questions Every Candidate Should Ask on An Interview Nov 14 '17
Thanks for writing this. It affirms a lot of the questions ...
re: Things to learn in workplaces when we are free Jul 4 '17
But the general boss-appeasing answer would be: how to auto...
re: Things to learn in workplaces when we are free Jul 4 '17
I always have some kind of quack idea I want to make but I ...
re: Hi, I'm jen chan Jul 4 '17
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? Jun 4 '17
Do you need a framework? I'm also a junior FED and as I sta...
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