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re: My favorite resources being a freelancer as a side hustle ๐Ÿ’Ž
Very nice listโ€”and refreshing to see one that's geared toward...
re: What's the strangest Wi-Fi name you've ever seen? ๐Ÿ˜ฎ
Now that I'm seeing this again, I would love to set up a fake...
re: What's the strangest Wi-Fi name you've ever seen? ๐Ÿ˜ฎ
Completely and totally undeniable ๐Ÿ˜†
re: What's that piece of code that you have to Google *every time*?
For PHP in general, DateTime, DateTimezone, and how to create...
re: Should I drop PHP?
I would say it depends (as with everything else). This is my...
re: What Mouse Mat do you use for coding?
Since I started using laser mice years ago, I actually haven'...
re: What BOTHERS you most about Open Source Collaboration? (maintainers, and collaborators)
Re: #8, I saw a very long argument on an issue a while ago th...
re: Changing careers at 29: Childcare to Web development
You are a trooper! I don't know if I'd survive all of that sc...
re: Do we still need jQuery in 2020?
WordPress depends heavily on it too. I work primarily with Wo...
re: Initial look at the Meteor Community Survey 2020 results
FWIW React did have a lot of support from MDG and Meteor user...
re: Return statement in PHP
DEV itself probably has a higher score because of how active ...
re: What are the best hours to post your tech tips on Twitter?
When Twitter isn't busy hacking us. ๐Ÿ˜› I kid. But seriously, ...
re: ELI5: The git error - 'CRLF would be replaced by LF in...'
It may depend on whether there's a mix of line ending styles ...
re: ELI5: The git error - 'CRLF would be replaced by LF in...'
Honestly, that message has always been confusing. If you hav...
re: Do you buy domains for personal or side projects?
It depends. I only have 1 semi-active side project right now ...
re: How do you identify "over-engineering"?
I think Jeffrey Way would agree about over abstraction. When ...
re: How do you identify "over-engineering"?
Instructions unclear. Duct tape soaked in WD-40. ๐Ÿ˜ต๐Ÿคช๐Ÿ™ƒ
re: What do you do within the first 30 minutes of starting your work day?
Get a tall glass of water, get all my applications running, g...
re: When is a quick and dirty hack justified?
Only 1 bandaid in that cover photo? ๐Ÿ˜ I guess I would answer...
re: What's the worst advice you've ever received?
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re: What's the worst advice you've ever received?
Mastery is definitely something that comes from experience. T...
re: What's the worst advice you've ever received?
I've been trying to reduce my use of that word as much as pos...
re: What great software invention or idea never gained adoption?
And here we are, surrounded by automation anyway ๐Ÿ˜†
re: What are your favorite coding podcasts?
I haven't listened in a while, but I did like Full Stack Radi...
re: What harmful habits do developers pick up over time?
It was! Thank you for the correction. Lol
re: Share Your Best Typo Story!
Uppercase I and lowercase l looking the same is one of my pet...
re: Workspace Wednesday: Show off your computer and desk setups!
No photo, but... ASUS VivoBook gaming laptop (IIRC) older ~...
re: What is your checklist for making sure your app is accessible?
Good point about making accessibility a priority at the begin...
re: What is your fitness routine?
I have a basic routine of alternating days between upper body...
re: What do you call your folder where you keep your code?
On my work laptop, it's on a secondary storage drive. So it's...
re: Bad Security habits to lose
This actually saved me once this year. Someone tried to break...
re: Dev.to's new UI ๐Ÿ”ฅ
I think it gives a post more of a boost, like an extra like b...
re: Could Apple Be Forced to Reduce App Store Fees?
I think there would have to be very significant blowback hone...
re: Dev.to's new UI ๐Ÿ”ฅ
I'll set a reminder to open an issue on GitHub in the morning...
re: Dev.to's new UI ๐Ÿ”ฅ
Weirdly enough for me, the bookmark icon is green active or w...
re: Dev.to's new UI ๐Ÿ”ฅ
I did think the unicorn was a pushpin at first lol
re: Daily Challenge #259 - Duplicate Encoder
I forgot all about that syntax. I've probably only used it a ...
re: Why People Don't Like When Chrome Messes with URLs
Oh I bet they wouldn't mind that one bit.
re: Why People Don't Like When Chrome Messes with URLs
It sounds to me like the address bar doesn't truncate the URL...
re: X is out. Is Y dead?
FWIW I didn't join Dev to write 1-word posts. I write other a...
re: X is out. Is Y dead?
If I had read that headline and didn't know it was about soft...
re: X is out. Is Y dead?
But what if those years include new feature releases and bran...
re: X is out. Is Y dead?
"Not always dead"? Good answer. ๐ŸงŸโ€โ™‚๏ธ
re: X is out. Is Y dead?
I was just providing supporting evidence. ๐Ÿ™ƒ
re: X is out. Is Y dead?
You know, the crazy thing for me about this is that I thought...
re: How difficult do you find SQL?
I second your comment on error messages, especially with MySQ...
re: 5 bad habits to lose in PHP
I like string interpolation too whenever I can get away with ...
re: What's your favourite custom Slack emoji?
It's my favorite. Even with the actual facepalm emojis, the P...
re: What's your favourite custom Slack emoji?
I have a few star wars emojis I like to bring with me: Yoda, ...
re: What is the worst question you have ever been asked in a job interview?
Oh the irony!
re: What is the worst question you have ever been asked in a job interview?
I think you mean code monkeys. ๐Ÿ˜Ž
re: What languages and tools do you use that spark joy?
As a PHP user, I love using Laravel. I also love using Tailwi...
re: GitHub Status from your Terminal
That is awesome! ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰
re: I bought a MERN stack course, and I want to share it with you. Is that okay?
I'm sure there's a line somewhere between copying course cont...
re: The filter(Boolean) trick
That is a really cool idea. I often forget about passing buil...
re: What CMS do you use, if you use one? Why?
We use WordPress all the time at work, mainly to allow anyone...
re: Do you say jeh-veh-script, jah-vah-script or something else?
I was thinking something similar. It could easily be because ...
re: What's the most efficient way to load custom fonts on the web
There are a lot of good responses here. I'm going to have to ...
re: What's the most efficient way to load custom fonts on the web
That's interesting. I bet we could test that out on a site my...
re: Git Explained: Proper Team Etiquette
Oh neat! That'll be even nicer. :) Thanks!
re: Git Explained: Proper Team Etiquette
Nice article summarizing some good practices! Also wanted to...
re: Should you write code all the time, even in your free time?
For what it's worth, there are plenty of people in other posi...
re: Should you write code all the time, even in your free time?
Yeah, that's something to watch out for. What I like about c...
re: Daily Challenge #245 - Sort Santa's Reindeer
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re: Daily Challenge #245 - Sort Santa's Reindeer
๐Ÿคฏ I think last time I saw @ben post a response, it was in R...
re: Daily Challenge #245 - Sort Santa's Reindeer
This looks like cheating
re: On Deno: Exploring New Tech Isn't a Distraction, It's a Necessity
From what I've experienced personally, it's even easier for t...
re: What are the best alternatives to GIPHY?
That must have been a fun conversation...
re: Is the Tailwind approach a big step forward for CSS or just-yet-another-thing?
Also, no worries. Was mainly mentioning for others who would ...
re: Is the Tailwind approach a big step forward for CSS or just-yet-another-thing?
Nuxt is pretty awesome too (even though I haven't gotten to u...
re: Is the Tailwind approach a big step forward for CSS or just-yet-another-thing?
Just a minor thing, but I believe Tailwind's @apply is a Post...
re: Windows and Linux: A Sane Discussion
Adobe definitely does have a grip on the design industry too,...
re: Simple CSS trick to create a smooth scrolling effect
That makes me feel better.
re: What Your IDE Says About You
Thought at first this was going to be a snarky personality po...
re: Why I fell in love with tailwindcss
I cannot get enough of Tailwind.
re: What are the best alternatives to GIPHY?
Someone in a local Slack org asked the same thing. And here I...
re: Slack is down
Sorry, not this big... I meant more like an issue with a prod...
re: Pug in 5 minutes
Oh so it still requires Node to run and provides a $var array...
re: Pug in 5 minutes
Is the port weird or is using it in PHP weird?
re: Slack is down
AWS? ๐Ÿ™Š
re: Slack is down
re: Slack is down
(Sharing link) I can't imagine having to be on the team scra...
re: Slack is down
Funny, I was considering posting about this when I couldn't g...
re: ๐Ÿ’ก๐ŸŽ JavaScript Visualized: Generators and Iterators
I was doing a little exercise recently that this would've hel...
re: ๐Ÿฆ•Deno the Node replacement? Bonus: I created a boilerplate for Deno
Awesome, thanks! Will give this a try when I toy with Deno fo...
re: Explain Deno Like I'm Five
That sounds interesting. Also, I realize you have to explici...
re: Explain Deno Like I'm Five
I wondered about that last point myself. No doubt there will ...
re: Do you ever go back and clean up your Github repos?
Have you looked at GitHub's archive feature? It lets you mark...
re: What's your wifi's name?
Lol Martin Router King. That's creative.
re: Have you ever worked with an engineer who never leveled up?
Agreed. Reading the responses, it seems like this is being in...
re: "Is PHP Dead?" Discussion
So glad this wasn't yet another post literally asking if PHP ...
re: Accordion tailwindCss
No problem! Glad to help.
re: Accordion tailwindCss
What about using CSS directly to toggle the display of the ac...
re: How To Spell JavaScript
Comment.create("Here, take your like."); likeCounter.incremen...
re: What are the misconceptions of non-tech folks when working with devs on web projects?
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re: What are the misconceptions of non-tech folks when working with devs on web projects?
I'm actually really glad to have not heard that one yet. ๐Ÿ˜…
re: What are your favorite themes for your IDE/Shell?
Actually, I'm a bit torn on this... I think even if I did go ...
re: What are your favorite themes for your IDE/Shell?
I really do love this Code theme. The author did it so well. ...
re: What are the misconceptions of non-tech folks when working with devs on web projects?
I've gotten the "it's just a simple redesign" and "it's like ...
re: What are your favorite themes for your IDE/Shell?
For VS Code, 2077. Screenshot is from when I was following al...
re: What domain names are you holding on to?
I'm actually not holding onto any. I feel weird saying that n...
re: Dev.to clone with tailwind CSS
Oh, I need to add 1 more thing: I think Purgecss only runs wh...
re: Dev.to clone with tailwind CSS
Purgecss is amazing. But do make sure you have it set up corr...
re: Dev.to clone with tailwind CSS
File size can also be reduced by removing varients you don't ...
re: Vue 3 Composition API โ€“ The Wrong Solution To The Right Problem
When I saw the composition API, I thought it could be a neat ...
re: Twilio Hackathon Winners Will Be Announced May 5
Aww... They could've been announced Star Wars style... :(
re: One thing led to another and I built my own static site generator today
Lol I love that we're greeted with a :shrug: banner as we ope...
re: What's one thing you wish you had known before you started your career in web development?
Maybe Git and svn should be required for learning programming...
re: How do GitHub Actions work?
That's a good idea. Deploy a new version, generate a post on ...
re: What's one thing you wish you had known before you started your career in web development?
For one thing, I wish I had known Git. I didn't know it durin...
re: Have you ever had to take an ethical stand while on the job as a developer?
Well darn if you choose to do honest work... ๐Ÿ˜’ Good for you,...
re: Favorite funny sites and projects
Oh yeah, and that "This Plugin is Not Supported" box is Flash...
re: Tell me about your first email address
You're not going to believe this, but I'm now getting spammed...
re: Tell me about your first email address
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re: Tell me about your first email address
You're posting your email that you use for official governmen...
re: Tell me about your first email address
And back then we had to connect to dial-up to send and receiv...
re: How do you deploy frontend and backend separately?
Heroku is slow on paid plans?
re: Tell me about your first email address
I was a young teenager. I think I used Juno, like the rest of...
re: Looking for a CSS framework that I don't have to fight against it (also Vue Framework)
I love Tailwind. You can still use it to make your own comp...
re: BASH function for printing IP addresses for domains
Well... This article was intended to be a short one with a ...
re: One of my favorite testing/productivity tools: guard
Does it wait a few seconds or so before it runs your tests?
re: Why I don't use Bootstrap anymore.
A lot of projects I end up working with use Bootstrap in so...
re: How are you winding down your year?
Gonna take some time with my family. We were thinking about...
re: Whatโ€™s the most under-appreciated software?
Definitely love insomnia. Use it pretty frequently.
re: What conventional wisdom in software is wrong?
Thank you!
re: What helps build developer confidence?
That first one is a big relief if you feel overwhelmed (esp...
re: Two Bash scripts I cannot live without when working with Git
Oh interesting. Never mind then. Thanks for helping me unde...
re: Two Bash scripts I cannot live without when working with Git
What about wc -l "$TO_REMOVE"?
re: Two Bash scripts I cannot live without when working with Git
I have a suggestion though. For cleaning untracked files, c...
re: Two Bash scripts I cannot live without when working with Git
Interesting. I use Linux on my personal laptop. But being a...
re: Who still regularly uses jQuery?
WordPress comes with it and much of the WordPress ecosystem...
re: Do Design Systems prevent creativity? Let's Discuss about a question
Of course design is for marketing ๐Ÿ™ƒ
re: A day in the life for you and git...
This is really only a summary. There are obviously other th...
re: 6 Things you probably did not know javascript could do natively
Wow. All that URL splitting I was doing before...
re: Whatโ€™s overrated?
Before I totally agree, I do have to ask if this would caus...
re: Whatโ€™s overrated?
Reads like internal data.
re: Whatโ€™s overrated?
But if I do have a multi-page site, using a static site gen...
re: Whatโ€™s overrated?
WSL: yeah, I'd rather just use either Windows or Linux (and...
re: Whatโ€™s overrated?
Yeah, I found myself on that bandwagon for a short time whe...
re: Which US state has the best tech?
Not allocating resources for upgrade?
re: What common programming concept has the wrong name?
But are you porting something forward or are you making som...
re: What common programming concept has the wrong name?
Correct!
re: What common programming concept has the wrong name?
Think GitHub's feature name comes from git request-pull. Bo...
re: What common programming concept has the wrong name?
Don't look now, but PHP...
re: Finally Letting Go of Tutorial Hell
Have you checked out this repo? It could be a good way to g...
re: How to unfork a repo on GitHub
I have seen people create a copy that wasn't a fork before....
re: 7 Exciting New JavaScript Features You Need to Know
I think now that JS has classes, the private and static key...
re: What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?
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re: What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?
Lol that sounds like something that belongs in Loony Tunes.
re: What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?
Please tell me it wasn't also checked in...
re: What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?
Are you describing a backdoor without a lock?
re: What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?
Oh you mean passwords that are already set on the account. ...
re: What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?
"Our customers aren't used to passwords that long." Wait...
re: Easy way to get parameters from a URL
Nice! Didn't know about that. Previously I would split the...
re: What are your computerโ€™s specs? Which specs are particularly important to you?
Oh, I'll also add that I've never been able to get my lapto...
re: What are your computerโ€™s specs? Which specs are particularly important to you?
I'm going to not even look at @steveblue 's setup (or attem...
re: What software projects made you "wow" ๐Ÿคฏ
Heck yes, especially for those who prefer to see the graph.
re: Add a "physical" Smart Button To Your Next Project
Ah didn't know that! Thanks! And that does make sense for t...
re: Add a "physical" Smart Button To Your Next Project
First shell script line supposed to be #!/bin/bash or #!/bi...
re: Meteor vs Webpack vs Parcel
Interesting. I may throw together a new Meteor project to s...
re: Meteor vs Webpack vs Parcel
It's been ages since I've used Meteor. I was a big fan of i...
re: What time of day are you most productive?
Late morning to mid-late afternoon...I think.
re: What Advice Would You Give Your 20-year-old Self?
In some cases though, you can't be a software developer (le...
re: What Advice Would You Give Your 20-year-old Self?
Ugh, that health advice is a punch in the gut for me (pun i...
re: What Advice Would You Give Your 20-year-old Self?
Actually, I'm not sure the latter part of this applies outr...
re: What Advice Would You Give Your 20-year-old Self?
Put down the video games and find a project to contribute t...
re: Some US prisons are banning books on coding
That thought crossed my mind too.
re: Feedback on this new DEV feature?
I wondered about that too, though I do see why Ben is conce...
re: Is there a future for the Atom editor?
Going to add my 2 cents and personal experience. TL;DR, I ...
re: What is that one tool/stack/framework that you have no interest with despite the popularity?
Honestly, I don't have a personal need for Docker either, s...
re: Why did you decide to specialize in X development?
I did end up with PHP, mostly because the guys I graduated ...
re: Using isset() and empty() hurts your code
Yeah the mixed naming conventions were starting to annoy me...
re: What habit do many senior engineers have that juniors should try to avoid adopting?
I was going to mention that. When using something like Code...
re: Why did you decide to specialize in X development?
Oh, let me add that being a developer means that I'm unlike...
re: Why did you decide to specialize in X development?
I knew I wanted to go into web development when I realized ...
re: Anybody still working with jQuery?
Everyone using WordPress, raise your hand โœ‹
re: Confession Time
Tailwind does make putting a UI together simpler. If you d...
re: Confession Time
Lol and here I am trying to move to Tailwind so I can focus...
re: Whatโ€™s your work/life balance like these days?
Roughly 40 hours/week, plus driving to/from the office. Mo...
re: Confession Time
I'm not really hung up on looking the part. But it would be...
re: git reflog saved my ass.
I was Terminal-only for a while too. But for a simple GUI t...
re: git reflog saved my ass.
Wouldn't protecting a branch only affect the remote repo? I...
re: What do you code to relax?
This 100%
re: Serial Promises vs Parallelย Promises
A Facebook user mentioned that the third example is missing...
re: What's your desk setup?
I have my own laptop and a monitor that happened to be avai...
re: Do You Remember Your First Coding Experience?
Copying a MySpace theme from one of those MySpace theme web...
re: A Comment on Commenting
I'm not Laura, but I think I'm somewhere between Steve and ...
re: Building a Service-oriented Architecture with Rails and Kafka
Passing along a Twitter question Hamish Dickson @_mishy...
re: Why do you use your language/stack?
Heh. I guess we're a little bit opposite. For me, the numbe...
re: New Years and New Beginnings: I'm Joining the DEV team!
Congrats! Awesome news!
re: Changelog: Collapse Comments (via the `details` HTML tag)
This is awesome!
re: Changelog: Collapse Comments (via the `details` HTML tag)
I think this has to do with the first comment spanning the ...
re: Describe Your Tetris Effect
Strangely enough, I don't know if I've experienced this. B...
re: A FOSS Note Taking App... with Synchronization Capabilities (Joplin)
May have to check this out now. Thanks!
re: Why do you use your language/stack?
To be fair, I tried learning Angular also when CodeSchool w...
re: Why do you use your language/stack?
That's fair. Honestly, I did at least give a thought to sw...
re: Why do you use your language/stack?
What's scary about using it in production?
re: Why do you use your language/stack?
Overall, JS is still my favorite language. I wish I had a r...
re: Why do you use your language/stack?
I've heard the same from someone local (sans Ember). Will h...
re: Why do you use your language/stack?
Wow. May I ask what this "science" project is? And I'm als...
re: CORS, In A Way I Can Understand
I'm curious. Have you had your cat spray-painted before?
re: The Facepalming Dev ๐Ÿคฆโ€โ™‚๏ธ #1
That explains all of the recent follows. Will have to build...
re: The Facepalming Dev ๐Ÿคฆโ€โ™‚๏ธ #1
Not really. I kind of put that part out of order. I made it...
re: The Facepalming Dev ๐Ÿคฆโ€โ™‚๏ธ #1
Ah ok. Good luck then! Interested to see what it is you wer...
re: The Facepalming Dev ๐Ÿคฆโ€โ™‚๏ธ #1
lol I actually avoided naming this "Daily Derps" or somethi...
re: The Facepalming Dev ๐Ÿคฆโ€โ™‚๏ธ #1
Sharp observation. Yeah, I don't drink either. I just prefe...
re: Your 2018 in Numbers
Maybe I'll add more if there's something I missed, but here...
re: Your 2018 in Numbers
Neat idea. Will have to come back to this and comment mine.
re: Poll: Do You Know What "Idempotent" Means?
By that definition, I guess I have used the concept, even w...
re: Hyperscript Tagged Markup (HTM): JSX alternative using standard tagged templates, with compiler support.
So long as the file extensions don't become .htm ;)
re: Charts, Colors, and Complements: Oh my!
Pie charts do seem prevalent in my workplace too. Don't use...
re: Building My Personal Site with Go and TailwindCSS
It's a wonderful tool for sure. Tailwind is the first CSS f...
re: Building My Personal Site with Go and TailwindCSS
Also, nice and simple idea for your personal site. Simple b...
re: Building My Personal Site with Go and TailwindCSS
Tailwind++. I'd like to also recommend PurgeCSS if you're n...
re: The first design iteration of my personal website
Some people prefer more freedom and transparency than Windo...
re: Silly Repos
Did you see some of the recent issues?
re: the other 10% of my job is...
I say this coming from having to help with the various desk...
re: the other 10% of my job is...
Lol funny that my comment was highlighted. Thankfully, deal...
re: 90% of my job is...
"Rationalizing". Good word choice.
re: 90% of my job is...
#ParanoiaEquality
re: 90% of my job is...
I can't say I've seen that where I work. So far, everyone I...
re: 90% of my job is...
I get called about the copier pretty frequently too, though...
re: What is your tale of lasagna code? (Code with too many layers)
Unrelated, but I love both spaghetti and lasagna ๐Ÿ˜‹
re: What is your tale of lasagna code? (Code with too many layers)
So build layers only as needed. I would agree with that.
re: 10 JavaScript array methods you should know
Thanks for mentioning performance, though I avoid for loops...
re: Microsoft is building a Chromium based browser! ๐Ÿ˜ฒ
If a book were written on this topic, maybe it could be cal...
re: Microsoft is building a Chromium based browser! ๐Ÿ˜ฒ
And transfer all of their browser data so they don't know t...
re: Microsoft is building a Chromium based browser! ๐Ÿ˜ฒ
IE will still be around haunting us somehow though. I still...
re: Compact or Verbose Codestyle?
Can confirm it would run.
re: Let's talk about an unnecessary but popular Vue plugin
Heh. I hadn't heard of that one, even though I've used axio...
re: Junior Dev Learning: Wrapper Classes
This is one of those patters I forget about since I haven't...
re: The first design iteration of my personal website
Love your design, though even more because of the execution...
re: Google to pay JavaScript frameworks to implement performance-first code
Even as a Chrome user, I do find that terrible. More web Mo...
re: Technologies of future past
A data logger that ran Flash? What is this mythical abomina...
re: Technologies of future past
Just don't buy any shorts within the next decade and you'll...
re: 5 Yoga Poses Every Dev Should Try
Bookmarked right away. Thanks for all of this info
re: Remember phonebooks?
I may be in that age range too (though possibly on the youn...
re: 10 JavaScript array methods you should know
Isn't reduce mainly for working with current values and a t...
re: Password manager recommendations?
Importing from LastPass may be what gets me to switch over ...
re: Password manager recommendations?
Oh... Good to know. Now if LG would only update my phone fr...
re: Password manager recommendations?
Neat! I'll have to look into that now. I'm currently a very...
re: Improve Your Windows Development Environment
Oh nice (about the terminal article)! I may have to try out...
re: Improve Your Windows Development Environment
You nearly have me convinced to immediately jump into PS. I...
re: Why Not React Native? Why Not Flutter? Why Not Meteor? Why Not NativeScript?
Elaboration on this actually does interest me (though, from...
re: I created a bot that talks to recruiters for me (and it's sooo good!)
"3" makes me think of hammering a nail into particle board....
re: Realizations from being a frustrated developer
I felt this way about a specific project I ended up abandon...
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