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re: Introducing DevNews — A New Podcast From DEV!
I'm not into podcasts but nevertheless congrats, you guys are...
re: Input Validation: Client-side or Server-side?
Absolutely, the challenge then becomes how to avoid coding (a...
re: How I optimised my online presence to get opportunities.
Garbage why? I have a Twitter account as well, I'm not really...
re: Changing careers at 29: Childcare to Web development
That's a good read, great story!
re: How Did I learn React in 10 months
I also started by reading the official docs, but for the rest...
re: What Mouse Mat do you use for coding?
Funniest topic ever :-) ... I use the back of an old physics ...
re: I've made up my mind. I know how to choose my next tech stack ✨
Pity that you've said goodbye to Vue, I have a lot of sympath...
re: Common Java myths and misconceptions
WOW just wow, how many people in this world would know that :...
re: Common Java myths and misconceptions
Hm yes I guess there are some niche apps where it's popular, ...
re: Common Java myths and misconceptions
Java "buggy or not secure" is IMO entirely due to perceptions...
re: Common Java myths and misconceptions
I've heard the "Java is slow" thing many times, but I've neve...
re: 6 JavaScript console methods like Taylor Swift folklore lyrics
Maybe the album is just stronger lyrically than melodically ....
re: 6 JavaScript console methods like Taylor Swift folklore lyrics
Incredible! TBH I skipped over the Taylor Swift metaphors (ve...
re: Common Java myths and misconceptions
I'm also baffled by all those people claiming that Java is "s...
re: What´s wrong with Array.reduce ?
Well problem solved then :-) Anyway yes, I do see a potentia...
re: What´s wrong with Array.reduce ?
Goes too far that a linter (just a tool) is trying to force i...
re: VS Code shortcuts that I would teach myself if I had a time machine with limited fuel
Ah yes maybe I remapped it, some key combos are unintuitive o...
re: VS Code shortcuts that I would teach myself if I had a time machine with limited fuel
Control-Shift-P (or Command-Shift-P) is the "master key" whic...
re: Angular struggles in 2020
Didn't follow Angular or work with it (apart from a "Hello Wo...
re: What are the major lessons from the Twitter hack?
Oh I agree absolutely, rather than "the internet" I was rathe...
re: Is linux good enough for everyday programming?
If we talk about "everyday programming" then I'd say Linux on...
re: Redux VS React Context: Which one should you choose?
Excellent article ... this sentence jumped out to me: "But w...
re: 3 HTML tags you’ve never heard of or used before
I came across another one, VERY obscure, I think way more obs...
re: How to launch an MVP with Jamstack, FaunaDB and GraphQL with zero operational costs
Fantastic tutorial, this went on my reading list and in my bo...
re: What are the major lessons from the Twitter hack?
So the lesson (or one of the lessons) is that their internal ...
re: What are the major lessons from the Twitter hack?
The big lesson for me is you can NEVER put absolute trust in ...
re: How do you make notes?
I just keep text files (often called "todo.txt") in various d...
re: There’s More to Freelancing Than Just Coding
Yes and no, it depends ... if you want to grow big and succes...
re: NPM vs. Deno
I'm not sure that Deno is the holy grail, I mean, npm (or yar...
re: Using Gulp to Optimize Your Site Speed and Improve SEO
Yes I can surely imagine that! Webpack is way more complex an...
re: Using Gulp to Optimize Your Site Speed and Improve SEO
Given the current popularity of Webpack (which can also perfo...
re: Getting Started with Rust
I won't argue with you on this particular example, but maybe ...
re: Getting Started with Rust
Nice, I came across Nim sometime ago ... how would you say it...
re: Getting Started with Rust
Not sure if I understand your argument - when you say "when b...
re: Getting Started with Rust
Nice overview - you could have mentioned how heavily FP (func...
re: How did people develop software before git or version control?
Ah right, cool ... so it worked with punch cards and so on bu...
re: How did people develop software before git or version control?
The oldest version control system (I think) was SCCS invented...
re: How did people develop software before git or version control?
Here's a REALLY interesting piece of background about the "an...
re: 3 HTML tags you’ve never heard of or used before
Yeah one cannot help but wonder why these tags were ever inve...
re: How do you feel about Neuralink?
Well that's good, that is of course an obvious application of...
re: How do you feel about Neuralink?
Hey man, yes I agree, dev.to is an awesome community, thanks ...
re: Doing my bit to tackle imposter syndrome
Right, yes CEOs are leaders, they're more like politicians th...
re: How do you feel about Neuralink?
He's smart and for sure he has a vision, but what if a device...
re: Doing my bit to tackle imposter syndrome
Yeah something like that :-) like I said, a plumber or a carp...
re: Doing my bit to tackle imposter syndrome
Weird how imposter syndrome is such a big thing in our indust...
re: How do you feel about Neuralink?
Musk is an outlandish freak, I stopped taking him serious sin...
re: So... Linux?
Yes it would have been good to point out GNU (and things like...
re: GhostDB - An Ultra Fast Distributed Cache
Can you explain in a few sentences how it compares with somet...
re: Unit Testing is Overrated
You are right, we agree more than we disagree :-)
re: Firefox🦊 is the best browser for web-developers 💻🐱‍👤
Cool, thanks ... this is what I mean, it's not 100% guarantee...
re: Vue's Darkest Day
Great explanation of the advantages of the new syntax! If use...
re: Firefox🦊 is the best browser for web-developers 💻🐱‍👤
Some bold statements about Firefox being "the best", but as f...
re: Unit Testing is Overrated
I agree to an extent ... and as always, "it depends". If you...
re: I am surprised more people are not using these tools!!
Never heard about web.dev, gonna check it out !
re: Observables, Reactive Programming, and Regret
Good and honest article ... I think the two things that you m...
re: 3 reasons why web developers use Macs
What exactly do you mean by "the OS has much faster innovatio...
re: 3 reasons why web developers use Macs
It's just that the competition is so fragmented and doesn't h...
re: 3 reasons why web developers use Macs
I think the reason is much more simple - one word: MARKETING ...
re: 3 reasons why web developers use Macs
Funny observation! Yes I agree, Apple seems to become ever mo...
re: What language or tool are you curious about, but have not found the time to use or learn?
+1 for Gatsby ! Yes that's definitely on my radar as well .....
re: Protecting images on your website
Totally futile indeed ... if you're really intent on protecti...
re: Protecting images on your website
But why would you jump though these hoops just to make it mor...
re: How my portfolio got a SEO score of 100 ? 😲
Some good tips, but who in their right mind would still use J...
re: Stack Overflow has become an unwelcoming and hostile platform
It's all about RESPECT ... people shouldn't become arrogant j...
re: What do you love most about DEV?
What I like about dev.to? Definitely that would be THE COMMUN...
re: I Created a Responsive Portfolio Website Using HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, and JavaScript
What I like about it is the originality - the design does sta...
re: The State Pattern Exemplified in TypeScript
This was a good read, the state pattern pops up quite frequen...
re: Ethics in Programming: The Project I Refused
Thanks, good story ... in the end you did the right thing, bu...
re: Touch Typing- The Most Important Skill For Developers Nobody Talks About
Interesting ... I'm a horrible typist (hitting the wrong keys...
re: Why Dev.to has a .to domain?
Maybe because the dev.to domain was available, and the others...
re: Redux Hooks!
Ah you mean React Hook Form? react-hook-form.com/
re: Redux Hooks!
Right, so if you grasp how it works then without too much dif...
re: Redux Hooks!
P.S. so you think he has a point that Connect still has poten...
re: Dev.to 👩🏻‍💻 + Skynox 🚀
Cool story man, shows how far passion (& talent) can take...
re: Website feedback needed ✌🏽
I didn't spend a lot of time but there's one thing that doesn...
re: Bootstrap 5
Exactly, it's all about the target audience ...
re: Bootstrap 5
Right! I've seen another "stats" site where IE wasn't even me...
re: Bootstrap 5
20% even ! That's probably more than the general market shar...
re: Bootstrap 5
Good to know that BS 5 is around the corner, wasn't really aw...
re: What harmful habits do developers pick up over time?
So true, even Einstein couldn't be an expert at "anything", a...
re: Don’t waste your time learning everything
I agree with the basic premise ... even when you pick one are...
re: What harmful habits do developers pick up over time?
I checked out his profile, and I see he's an expert (or at le...
re: A Look at Server Sent Events
Web sockets wouldn't have that problem?
re: As a developer, is creating content (Video, blog posts, etc...) is a wasting of time?
I'd say that if you manage a serious Github project, and you ...
re: What our your thoughts on the new Hey email service?
They're not gonna solve that for you, I think you can solve i...
re: What our your thoughts on the new Hey email service?
Agree 100% ! Switching away from Gmail would arguable cost m...
re: Redux Hooks!
Haha but I sent you the wrong article! That article from Eric...
re: Redux Hooks!
I'm asking because I remember having read an article quite lo...
re: Redux Hooks!
Yeah I do see that it's shorter and simpler ... and technical...
re: What's you favorite hobby outside programming?
Cycling! And traveling, scuba diving, etcetera to a lesser ex...
re: Nevertheless, she existed
Just horrible, can't fathom why people behave like that, but ...
re: Humanity in Software
It's interesting how you compare development to other "indust...
re: Comparing the best frontend JavaScript frameworks of 2020
I think you should add Svelte to the list, heard good things ...
re: What can developers do to speed up time to market 🚀
Absolutely, eventually everything might be automated away, we...
re: What can developers do to speed up time to market 🚀
It's still there, but it's just a small snippet that gets upl...
re: What can developers do to speed up time to market 🚀
I really HOPE that there will still be demand for backend dev...
re: What can developers do to speed up time to market 🚀
You know what's the pattern or the tendency that I'm observin...
re: What can developers do to speed up time to market 🚀
So what's interesting is that we all agree on "don't over eng...
re: What IDE do you use for coding and why?
Not that I know of, I think VSCode users just have a separate...
re: What IDE do you use for coding and why?
Haven't used Brackets but I can imagine it would be quite com...
re: What IDE do you use for coding and why?
It's somewhere in the middle ... a bit heavier than an editor...
re: Java vs Go: Impressive solutions for invented problems
Haha totally agree, Spring is vastly overrated ... the point ...
re: Java vs Go: Impressive solutions for invented problems
Hmm I beg to differ, I think Maven is also more complicated t...
re: When You Should Use JavaScript Maps over Objects
Thanks! Yes I see it, performance is generally a lot better, ...
re: Do I need to code in my free time to be a good developer?
True and agreed, up to a degree - if you think it's important...
re: Java vs Go: Impressive solutions for invented problems
Java the language is okay, but everything "surrounding" it (t...
re: Java vs Go: Impressive solutions for invented problems
Haha brilliant, I completely agree that in the Java world "we...
re: When You Should Use JavaScript Maps over Objects
Interesting, nice overview. In most cases where I needed "lo...
re: Do I need to code in my free time to be a good developer?
No! Maybe in the beginning when you're just getting into it a...
re: Learn the Incredibly Helpful but Often Overlooked JavaScript Built-In Set Object
Nice overview, this is the kind of "dev.to" article that I li...
re: Why You Shouldn't Use OFFSET and LIMIT For Your Pagination
Well, you CAN use it, but only if your table is small. :-) ...
re: Why You Shouldn't Use OFFSET and LIMIT For Your Pagination
But then you also need to have an index on that key (column),...
re: 6 Super Useful Menubar Apps For MacOS
Talking about OSX menu bar apps: Apptivate and uBar for me!
re: Why People Don't Like When Chrome Messes with URLs
What do you mean exactly by "hide parts of the URL"? Isn't i...
re: 9 problems with replacing "master" in Git
Yes ... I wholly support BLM but the idea to replace "master"...
re: My first web!😭
Super nice, love the design!
re: Replacing master in git
I do appreciate good intentions, and I take BLM hundred perce...
re: How to hire mobile app developers?
Blog post has one and only one purpose: to serve as a poorly ...
re: What are your thoughts on testing and TDD?
TDD: absolutely fantastic and valuable if you have the skills...
re: CSS Houdini introduction & future of CSS
Fascinating, never heard about it, that opens up a whole new ...
re: Deno is out. Is Node dead?
Well said: "it is, likely, the new Hype" ... that's what it i...
re: Style your next blog with vanilla HTML. No CSS. 😵
Classless but classy ;)
re: Style your next blog with vanilla HTML. No CSS. 😵
Well, the idea is kind of refreshing :-) You still use CSS o...
re: Black Lives Matter
I see what you mean about the guy who got rejected and said "...
re: TIL not using slow external connections in critical places of my app
Absolutely, that's a much more complete and solid solution .....
re: Modern JavaScript: ES6 and Beyond
Nice, good overview. So I guess there will be an ES11 in 2020...
re: How open-source will Tumblr become?
Ouch ... so painful and so embarrassing: "The 1.1 Billion th...
re: Let’s discover Ruby on Rails
Ruby (and Ruby on Rails) are absolutely a delight to work wit...
re: All guilty, all responsible
Man that's an incredibly brave post, and in my opinion it bel...
re: Should remote workers be paid differently based on location?
This: The person actually is required to be on the base. Peo...
re: Should remote workers be paid differently based on location?
If a company decides to go 100% fully remote then it is my de...
re: Should remote workers be paid differently based on location?
I feel there is something to that ... paying Indian devs way ...
re: At what point do you feel part of a developer community?
Hmm well, that would be the dev.to community I guess! Someho...
re: Javascript under the hood
Interestingly, this reminds me of the old discussion about pr...
re: Who is a back-end programmer and how to become one?
Exactly :-)
re: Who is a back-end programmer and how to become one?
You make me curious, what else then is there to front end dev...
re: A Love Letter to .NET
Microsoft is much more open these days than it was before ......
re: Streamlining My Local Town Association's Reporting Needs
What's a town association, is that an elected council?
re: What makes a great development environment?
Absolutely, this could be "the next big thing" ...
re: Brand new tech stack for your next project
Haha, totally right ... I do appreciate the humor, and good t...
re: What makes a great development environment?
Wow! So even Github is joining this movement. What probably m...
re: Brand new tech stack for your next project
I feel kind of sad (SQL Angular Deno) that everyone's going g...
re: What makes a great development environment?
I've read it, that's extremely interesting! That's really the...
re: TIL not using slow external connections in critical places of my app
Right, so the principle of "make things asynchronous if you c...
re: Black Lives Matter: Help Match my Donations 💜
This: "For too long, our country has accepted the continued m...
re: Introducing Quasar.Conf
Great framework
re: Tired of Bootstrap? Try Metrojs.
Good to know about the history, and that the project even rec...
re: Tired of Bootstrap? Try Metrojs.
I might, checked the website and it looks great. And I've cla...
re: Tired of Bootstrap? Try Metrojs.
But I didn't mention plagiarism, it didn't cross my mind ... ...
re: Tired of Bootstrap? Try Metrojs.
Hm okay, your website won't look identical to hundreds or tho...
re: Black Lives Matter
The sad thing is that after more than 400 years (first black ...
re: Good Morning, Next time, I won't get 1,111 reactions and 5000 views in stats.
Wow yes, those numbers are weird, I mean - EXACTLY 1111 and E...
re: Computer Science vs Software Engineering
Right, yes when you're studying chemistry at the academic lev...
re: Computer Science vs Software Engineering
Agree to all of that ... studied a good deal of chemistry too...
re: 7 CSS optimization tips to speed up page loading + List of css tools
Replacing "float" with flexbox for layout is a winner, probab...
re: Computer Science vs Software Engineering
You might be right, I think we should look up the formal defi...
re: You're not worth hiring unless...
Haha yes it's brilliant ... and of course this is not just th...
re: Computer Science vs Software Engineering
I would call neither of them engineering, nor Computer Scienc...
re: Computer Science vs Software Engineering
That's true, you are right, Computer Science for all intents ...
re: Computer Science vs Software Engineering
Computer Science is also about hardware isn't it? Software en...
re: I'll Admit It. I'm a Jealous Developer.
I respect that, and I see what you're getting at. However, I...
re: TailwindCSS vs Tachyons
So what's the takeaway? Tailwind seems to have the edge (fea...
re: Competitive programming - is it really important?
Heard about that ... yes of course there are competitions, bu...
re: What is Deno? Is it gonna replace Node?
Right ... it's an evolution, not a revolution.
re: What is Deno? Is it gonna replace Node?
To me it seems that those "bad decisions" that Ryan regrets w...
re: Competitive programming - is it really important?
Meaning they're asking you to put in 16-20 hours of unpaid wo...
re: The web without the web
Haha you're right, 30 years ago none of this existed. The ver...
re: Competitive programming - is it really important?
Did I ever feel that interviews are competitive? Not really, ...
re: Competitive programming - is it really important?
If they're giving you an assignment that takes more than a da...
re: I'll Admit It. I'm a Jealous Developer.
"I'll Admit It. I'm a Jealous Developer" - I say, don't be .....
re: Competitive programming - is it really important?
Two weeks? I wonder if you're testing any kind of mental agil...
re: Competitive programming - is it really important?
But why is it called "competitive programming"? Weird termino...
re: Competitive programming - is it really important?
Which is bad in my opinion ... "tell me something about yours...
re: OOP vs Functional Programming
Rust is very interesting, I think among the "popular" languag...
re: OOP vs Functional Programming
Interesting how some people (years ago) predicted FP to becom...
re: For Empowering Community
Great vision!
re: TIME TO SAY BYE BYE DOCKER !!! Era of Docker is over...
Is it more efficient (performant) compared to Docker? That's ...
re: TIME TO SAY BYE BYE DOCKER !!! Era of Docker is over...
I am sure that Podman is technically superior to Docker in ma...
re: Java 15 in 2020: Reasons to *not* use Java?
Not sure I quite understand the question - why would the addi...
re: VSCode vs Vim
I use and like both, but for different purposes :-)
re: On fixed elements and backgrounds
Deep stuff, added it to my reading list to be consumed the mo...
re: React vs Vue: Compare and Contrast
Vue is more "batteries included", with stuff like Vue Router ...
re: Goodbye Mobile, Hello Web
Never say never ;)
re: Octograd 2020 - Covid-19 Tracker
Ah of course, Octo ... so Github have their own code academy?
re: JavaScript: Double Not Operator?
Which sounds eerily similar to "gang bang" ;)
re: Octograd 2020 - Covid-19 Tracker
What the heck is "Octograd" (I've also seen "Devgrad") ? I'v...
re: Adding multi tenancy to a feathers.js app
Because it's a great framework with interesting concepts and ...
re: Adding multi tenancy to a feathers.js app
FeathersJS ! That's an underappreciated framework.
re: JavaScript: Double Not Operator?
Yes this is a well-known JS idiom, you see it a lot in JS sou...
re: Top Golang Courses & Tutorials to take during this Lockdown
Go has a lot "going" for it (pun intended), for instance a sp...
re: Stranger in a Strange Land: An Imposter Encounters Git
Entertaining read!
re: May 22nd, 2020: What did you learn this week?
Thanks, that's great, I'm going to check it out!
re: Facebook and more big tech companies are going to lean into distributed work. What is going to suck about this?
Yes you're absolutely right, the circumstances (COVID-19) mak...
re: Facebook and more big tech companies are going to lean into distributed work. What is going to suck about this?
Which goes to show that everyone's preferences are different ...
re: Facebook and more big tech companies are going to lean into distributed work. What is going to suck about this?
You've partially convinced me, however if FB's office is in a...
re: What you will choose? & Why?
P.S. replying to myself :-) I might have been a bit to harsh...
re: May 22nd, 2020: What did you learn this week?
Cool, I saw the docs: docs.dev.to/backend/elasticsearch ... w...
re: What you will choose? & Why?
React isn't bad but what irks me big time is the endless "pat...
re: May 22nd, 2020: What did you learn this week?
ElasticSearch, within a Laravel project. Great technology, we...
re: What you will choose? & Why?
I'm absolutely intrigued by Svelte, and Gatsby for that matte...
re: What is the color of a blank page?
Man, this is deep! Good stuff.
re: Facebook and more big tech companies are going to lean into distributed work. What is going to suck about this?
Right ... just one thing I was wondering about: Does Faceboo...
re: Facebook and more big tech companies are going to lean into distributed work. What is going to suck about this?
All of this being reinforced and hastened by COVID-19 obvious...
re: Facebook and more big tech companies are going to lean into distributed work. What is going to suck about this?
One interesting result might be that the inflated housing/rea...
re: Facebook and more big tech companies are going to lean into distributed work. What is going to suck about this?
I don't think it's a phenomenon we can stop even if we would ...
re: Facebook and more big tech companies are going to lean into distributed work. What is going to suck about this?
That rings true, I think for most seniors who've been around ...
re: Facebook and more big tech companies are going to lean into distributed work. What is going to suck about this?
Justified concern, that's the flip side of the "more opportun...
re: Nevertheless, Katie Coded
Great story, fast learner, brave & fearless. Yes there wi...
re: Medium Was Never Meant to Be a Part of the Developer Ecosystem
Since I found Dev.to, I progressively reduced my time spent o...
re: What JS Libraries Have You Made?
Libraries or apps?
re: Deno - NextGen Node.js
Great post, the best part is this: The most important thing:...
re: What is Deno? Will it replace Node.js?
By the way LOL only now I noticed that "deno" is an anagram o...
re: Today's Latest: Facebook Is Acquiring Giphy And Plans To Integrate With Instagram
400 freaking million dollars for a GIF site, when babies in A...
re: Tailwind CSS for skeptics - Interactive Tailwind CSS tutorial
Nice tutorial. I think the point is that you can wrap all of...
re: Acquisitions - [May 2020]
I'll keep using it as long as it works and as long as they do...
re: Reasons I'll never use Deno
You're right ... Rust is also a good one
re: What is Deno? Will it replace Node.js?
So my takeaway is that Deno is very very cool, but (a) there ...
re: Reasons I'll never use Deno
I'm also not convinced, neither by TS nor by Deno. The probl...
re: Is the Tailwind approach a big step forward for CSS or just-yet-another-thing?
Funny thing is, even though I mostly use Bootstrap I already ...
re: Is it possible that the software industry could become nearly 100% remote?
Yeah real estate agents for sure won't be happy with remote ....
re: Is it possible that the software industry could become nearly 100% remote?
Give people a choice, the ones who want remote let them do re...
re: Is it possible that the software industry could become nearly 100% remote?
100% might be a bit too much of a "good thing" but I can abso...
re: Acquisitions - [May 2020]
Yeah the purchase of Giphy by FB that sure came as a bit of a...
re: What Was the Last Application I Made?
Thanks for this great post, learned a lot from it, first time...
re: What are the best alternatives to GIPHY?
Okay so problem solved, even if FB "integrates" or otherwise ...
re: Haters gonna hate
Good points, especially RESPECT - "you demonstrate that you a...
re: You're not worth hiring unless...
Couldn't agree more, oftentimes the qualifiers (criteria) are...
re: Why to use async & await instead of the Promise class?
Spot on, I was about to write exactly this as a comment ... i...
re: And then the interviewer asks, "Can you do this with less code?"
Good point, the fact that it's built-in doesn't necessarily m...
re: And then the interviewer asks, "Can you do this with less code?"
I love the "FP" (Functional Programming) style enhancements t...
re: Are you using WiFi or Ethernet right now?
Wireless (WIFI) ... not a bottleneck for anything I can imagi...
re: Beginners guide to gateways and proxies
Fantastic article, love it, especially the "hands on" part! T...
re: Have you taken the 2020 Stack Overflow survey?
I have the feeling that I couldn't afford to boycott Stackove...
re: I created the Web Almanac. Ask me anything about the state of the web!
Those are some incredibly interesting facts, for instance goo...
re: One thing led to another and I built my own static site generator today
The advantage is that you only get what you need, no less no ...
re: Have there been more reliability incidents lately?
Yes or a solar panel, and if the sun don't shine then you'll ...
re: Have there been more reliability incidents lately?
No that's also "cloud" ... host it in your own old-fashioned ...
re: Have there been more reliability incidents lately?
Didn't notice this myself (not even anecdotically), but it mi...
re: What does "educated" really mean?
Thank you! and thanks for writing a thought-provoking blog ar...
re: What does "educated" really mean?
THE most important role education has to play is to raise wel...
re: What's your 'breaking into tech' pandemic plan?
Sounds good, I'm sure you'll get there!
re: 10 Website Go-Live Checklist Items
Yes even these 10 bullet points are already useful just to ...
re: 10 Website Go-Live Checklist Items
Nice checklist and a great topic so this looked promising, ...
re: What's your 'breaking into tech' pandemic plan?
"I am lucky to have a job at an amazing company with a great ...
re: The only way to improve your CSS game👩🏾‍🎨
CSS is a vast and complicated subject, and part of the diff...
re: SERVER PUSH + SERVICE WORKER = FAST WEBSITE
This is great, I am going to look at this for my new projec...
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