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Will `.at()` be something useful?

I think it can be useful for functional programming. Since .a...

what is main.js and main.js.map? and other stuff

All of these files are generated by a JS build system, and JS...

Do you associate music with any fond coding memories?

There are a few albums I listened to near the end of the day ...

What was your first day at your first dev job like?

First day for both dev jobs I've had so far were pretty munda...

Vue or React?

Any framework is going to be opinionated and have its own phi...

October 15th, 2020: What did you learn this week?

I started learning how to use WebGL (I guess it's specificall...

What do you use Cron jobs for?

On my own personal Linux computer, I mainly use cron to sched...

How do you ensure your Team's code is consistent?

I'm not an expert in that specific area of tools, but I do be...

How do you ensure your Team's code is consistent?

A basic way to ensure code style consistency is to pick a spe...

What do you use to record the screen?

OBS is easiest to use when I just want any kind of screen rec...

Show & Tell: Show off your DE

Here is the setup to my second small screen, designed to look...

Against 'foo' (and 'bar' too)

I think using Foo/Bar in API documentation is a very good s...

Please Stop Using Local Storage

I've found one of the best uses for (local|session)Storage is...

Try ending today with a failing test for a great start tomorrow

That's a really great idea! Usually I love the closure of h...

Let's talk about emojis

I love emojis in commit messages when you use Github. I thi...

Why do some developers listen to music while they code?

I'm just a big fan of listening to music. It helps me get i...

Why we went with PreactJs to power the dev.to frontend

I'm always happy to see devs who want to stick to vanilla-a...

Why is The "alt" attribute so important for images?

The alt attribute is also important for things like logos o...

Five Reasons to Take Code Coverage With a Grain of Salt

I always try to be conscious of point #3 when writing tests...

👻 Do you have any horror stories to share? Spooky bugs, scary data leaks, horrifying code, etc. 🎃

The "monotable". I thought it was just a myth. An urban le...

Essential Vanilla JavaScript Functions

Neat! I love doing things in Vanilla JavaScript over includ...

The tragedy of 100% code coverage

When doing TDD I think it's important to treat your tests j...

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