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Lewis Menelaws
Lewis Menelaws

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What was your last dev related Google Search?

Ah, Google... Imagine a world of being a developer without you. Google and Stack Overflow are like my mom and dad helping me through my silly mistakes as a developer.

I'm not new either. I have been a developer for almost over 5 years now... and I am not afraid to admit that some of my Google searches would look silly.

I know, I am a horrible developer that has no idea what he is doing.

Wrong.

As a developer of 1 year to 20 years of experience. Getting a quick reference to something is arguably what our job is all about.

Devs, what was your last dev related Google Search?

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Lewis Menelaws

duckduckgo is still valid to this question :).

I am always looking up how to center things in CSS

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Jim Medlock

Start PostgreSQL command line

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Lewis Menelaws

guilty

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Jonathan Anctil

«sql server pass an array to stored procedure»

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Jacob Herrington (he/him) • Edited

Obligatory duckduckgo plug!

ruby enumerable docs

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Saulo Vargas

I see up there duckduckgo.com is valid too, then: "Three.js group add"
not ashamed about it btw

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James

"on duplicate index update"

This is something I learned about far too recently, considering how long I've been using MySQL. It turns out that when doing a bulk insert, you can have MySQL automatically update records on a key/index conflict. That way your bulk insert won't fail on duplicate records and you can insert/update in bulk in a single query.

Very cool!

dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/8.0/en/in...

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Samir Saeedi

ORM good or bad

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Boris Jamot ✊ /

Bad.

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dumdumdev

Php loop

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Yogeswaran

I use Stackoverflow when I encountered something I can't solve. But google never use that before for solving specific problems

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Steven Conner

searched for "npm prune" :p

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Lewis Menelaws

Never knew about this command... but it's super useful.

 
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Włodzimierz Rożkow

Haha, nice point! Anyways, I've switched to DuckDuckGo a month ago and didn't regret about it.

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Daniel Cortés

Differents wordings for "jformattedtexfield getvalue returning integer or long"
if someone can help here i would be pretty happy <3

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Saulo Vargas

I've tried the same search in duckduckgo.com and this is my first result: community.oracle.com/thread/1362374

Kind of "I'm going to be lucky" 😂

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Daniel Cortés

As always, searching stuff at 3am doesn't go well for me

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Ben Sinclair

"php strpos". I should really post-it the order of haystack and needle to my screen. Same with, oh, you know, every other PHP function I have to use.

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Ben Halpern

"Integrity check failed for yarn"

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Lewis Menelaws

Dependency issues 😅😅😅 I feel ya

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Boris Jamot ✊ /

golang byte array to string