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re: Show off your first app! Mar 19
The first thing I'd consider an "app", I built to make my j...
re: Of course HTML is a programming language Feb 25
HTML does not make, or instruct, the computer to do anythin...
re: Returning type-safe & non-nil failure in Crystal? Feb 19
Renaming to something like "find_or_initialize_by_login" wo...
re: Returning type-safe & non-nil failure in Crystal? Feb 19
Succinct and authoritative, thank you, sir! I've been tryi...
re: Returning type-safe & non-nil failure in Crystal? Feb 18
That is a good point. One thing I didn't point out is: ano...
re: Coding Intentionally in Bash Grains Feb 16
"[design intent is] one of the things that sets Software En...
re: What was your win this week? Feb 16
This week, I.... Fixed my snowblower by replacing the carb...
re: Of course HTML is a programming language Feb 11
No: HTML is not a programming language. Also No: this does...
re: A blockchain for dummies Sep 4 '18
Thanks for this. I've only understood blockchain enough to ...
re: What are you learning from the DEV open source codebase? Aug 9 '18
That a Rails app can be fast ;-)
re: Devs using font ligatures, what's the selling point? Jul 18 '18
I'd never heard of this, had to look it up; my reaction: Ge...
re: What's in your bookmarks bar? Jul 18 '18
Switching between 4 machines (including virtuals) it certai...
re: What's in your bookmarks bar? Jul 17 '18
Oddly, a couple years ago I just stopped using bookmarks. E...
re: Why I hate Infinite Scrolling Jul 10 '18
Yes, yes, and yes. Thanks for writing the post I've been wa...
re: What are the most used commands in your shell history? Jul 6 '18
1 169 33.8% ssh 2 58 11.6% git 3 45 9% cd ...
re: Code for Humans Jun 23 '18
Fully agree
re: Code for Humans Jun 22 '18
Very good list. However I have to disagree with the state...
re: A better way to handle magic values and constants? Jun 20 '18
Really I was thinking of the Error or Exception itself. You...
re: The Book Every Programmer Should Read Jun 20 '18
Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software...
re: Postgres or mysql Jun 20 '18
Postgres
re: A better way to handle magic values and constants? Jun 19 '18
You may be right and it's just that simple. Perhaps I am th...
re: My RegExp nightmare May 30 '18
You're certainly not alone. I actually do really enjoy regu...
re: RESTful and Summary Resource Paths May 23 '18
Is the sports standings only an illustrative example?
re: Confidence level. Do you trust devs that extract duplicated code to funtions by hand instead of using IDE support? Apr 10 '18
Difficult to answer without context. (Although I lean towar...
re: I'm considering to use vim or neovim as my primary text editor. Any tips? Apr 3 '18
I agree with all of that and would like to add: patience. ...
re: Why are you NOT worried about the robot apocalypse? Mar 14 '18
We don't understand what consciousness really is, how it wo...
re: Which mainstream programming language has the ugliest syntax? Mar 7 '18
We're not alone! I think Python is deceptively ugly, becaus...
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