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re: LinkedIn is for Losers? Think Again. From 💰 100k+ to 200K+ job opportunities. 🛠 Hacks Included.
I don't think people say it's "for losers", but there's def...
re: LinkedIn is for Losers? Think Again. From 💰 100k+ to 200K+ job opportunities. 🛠 Hacks Included.
If you have anything less than 500, recruiters and employe...
re: What advice would you give someone looking to use their keyboard more and their mouse less?
Make using the mouse a thing that you notice, because you a...
re: I Am an Internet Urban Legend From the 90s, Ask Me Anything!
Duck or horses?
re: Throw All of your Email Subscriptions in the Garbage
I don't think I've ever subscribed to anything.
re: What are your five most used terminal commands?
On my work Mac: 1 143 28.6% git 2 68 13....
re: 7 Tips for Breaking Into DevRel
To do what, though? I mean, I have meetings with developers...
re: 7 Tips for Breaking Into DevRel
What do you actually do, though? It seems like people in de...
re: 5 CLI Utilities to Boost Your Productivity
Is that... is that the Jurassic Park font?
re: What's your favorite Markdown editor?
This works with regular Vim as well.
re: The Jargon Bargain
I took that test. I got every single one wrong.
re: The secret that the fonts industry doesn't want you to know
This is neat. Upvoted despite the title.
re: My ultimate VSCode configuration
I used to love vim a lot but now a days I switched to VSCo...
re: The Challenges of Building Own MacOS App
I saw this the other day: project alias which is a physical...
re: Terrible interview question: Swap variables without a temporary
If someone asked me to swap "two variables" and suggested t...
re: What's your creative type?
I got the "bored after four questions". I did wonder wheth...
re: What are your "must have" custom snippets for your editor/IDE?
I like the inclusion of line numbers. Might steal that.
re: What are your "must have" custom snippets for your editor/IDE?
About the only one I use is this: autocmd FileType php...
re: The Challenges of Building Own MacOS App
It always amazes me how many simple, one-action apps there ...
re: Announcing DEV for Android
Can I get a tl;dr of how this is different/better than usin...
re: dev.to Follow Challenge!
I get that, but following more people doesn't really connec...
re: dev.to Follow Challenge!
Hot take: it doesn't matter how many people follow you, and...
re: Using npx and npm scripts to Reduce the Burden of Developer Tools
I'm guessing that it was because the project was running Ba...
re: Using npx and npm scripts to Reduce the Burden of Developer Tools
I think npx is a handy wrapper for giving a one-off demo in...
re: Leaving Twitter and Linkedin
What you say makes sense if you're focussed on your role as...
re: Formatting dates with JavaScript
I know a lot of people look for a generic .format() method ...
re: Critique My Resume!
I think PDF is a good format for a developer's CV. You can ...
re: Critique My Resume!
The thing about keeping it under one page might be good for...
re: Critique My Resume!
OK, this is going to sound wildly picky, but the way you sp...
re: I need a little help from the whole community...
I'm sorry I can't help you (even though I'm part of the "wh...
re: I started using VIM a few weeks ago, now I am addicted. Ask Me Anything!
Did you use vimtutor or a system like Vim Adventures to lea...
re: Junior Web Developer environment setup
VSCodium is pretty good :)
re: How to write better CSS in teams with ACSS — A dynamic Atomic CSS library
It doesn't, really. If you're making a separate web compone...
re: How to write better CSS in teams with ACSS — A dynamic Atomic CSS library
<button class="Bgc(blue) C(white) P(10px) D(ib) Cur(p) B...
re: Ruby and Python, them and the differences
I don't think any language will really kill off any other l...
re: Junior Web Developer environment setup
VS Code is mentioned in the article.
re: Junior Web Developer environment setup
I'd suggest using something other than Sublime. You mention...
re: How to write better CSS in teams with ACSS — A dynamic Atomic CSS library
It’s definitely as powerful as inline styling but inherits...
re: My Journey to the Vast World of Text Editors
If your internship was with a startup that wanted to avoid ...
re: Using Custom Terminal Functions
The function keyword is optional (and discouraged) in Bash,...
re: Why JavaScript Semicolons?
The only place I omit a semicolon is in a single expression...
re: If I don't use React, am I still a developer?
I'm with you on the React stuff. I work mainly back-end but...
re: Number Truncation in JavaScript
I don't think so, but I like to write code as if the person...
re: Number Truncation in JavaScript
I didn't know about trunc and I would have just used parseI...
re: Password manager recommendations?
LastPass does everything in your list except the faceID (I ...
re: How do you feel about chasing internet points, badges and the gamification of everything?
I dislike gamification in general, and try to avoid any ser...
re: An a11y extension coming to a browser near you
That's a good idea. I've just spent a few minutes playing w...
re: 101 Bash Commands and Tips for Beginners to Experts
df takes a --max-depth=N You meant du there, I think.
re: Beginner’s Guide to Executables and Where To Store Them
I think there's a mistake in your first example - it looks ...
re: You've been doing mapDispatchToProps wrong this entire time
Hah, the joke's on you, I've never done mapDispatchToWhatev...
re: It’s 2019! Let’s End The Debate On Icon Fonts vs SVG Icons
I'd also say that if you decide to make your site depend on...
re: JavaScript One-Liners That Make Me Excited
// I'd like to see a minifier work that hard. document.loca...
re: Joel is stepping down from Stack Overflow
But it is indicative of the value the site's users have rec...
re: Joel is stepping down from Stack Overflow
Reputation is flawed on pretty much every site that tries t...
re: The `else if` Keyword Doesn’t Exist in Java
Yeah, it's mostly so you can use it in templates (since it ...
re: The `else if` Keyword Doesn’t Exist in Java
I'd never before considered that anyone would have thought ...
re: Why HTTPS Makes A Difference
HTTPS actually slightly slows down a website because the u...
re: Show off your swag 😎
I have the following items of swag:
re: 🤯 Ultra List: One List to Rule Them All. March, 19
we all love list-based articles [...] It's just unavoidabl...
re: Accessible Emoji's
That's better, but it still shows up one common problem, wh...
re: Accessible Emoji's
In my experience, I quite often have no idea what people's ...
re: how do I make more friends on Mastodon?
You can add your Mastodon identity to your profile here now...
re: What's the last piece of software that you paid money for?
If you'd paid money for that game, you'd have got your mone...
re: Preventing Useless Database Hits
There're a couple of things I don't understand about this. ...
re: Show off your first app!
Ironically enough, none of my early "apps" still work - if ...
re: Show off your first app!
My first TSR (that I let other people get their hands on) d...
re: Code-it® Notes 📝 for JavaScript
Very cool.
re: 3 Ways to Set Default Value in JavaScript
Given that your "ouchy" if/elses are only checking for trut...
re: Using A VPN
I use a VPN on my phone whenever I'm on a foreign network. ...
re: 34 most popular GitHub JS repositories in March'19
Why 34? Why so oddly specific? What kind of numerology is t...
re: The Internet Lottery™ for content creators
I find there're few enough click-baity titles here that whe...
re: The Internet Lottery™ for content creators
Quality content is a requirement It is up until the poin...
re: I am a full-time freelancer aged 21. I work mostly in PHP and React. Last year I made approximately $75,000 in revenue. AMA!
I have no sense of context for the dollar amount. Is it abo...
re: I'm a 17 year old university senior who's hyped about jumping into the computer science workforce && Ask me Anything!
When you say you're working on side projects, are they side...
re: It's Not About You
Very nice.
re: Prevent Object Retrieval TypeError with &&
This is something you see a lot when stringing shell comman...
re: Accessibility first: DropDown (Select)
I like the way you're using details and radio to make this ...
re: What would you like to see on your DEV profile?
Well I was going to come here to say we could do with a Mas...
re: 7 Tips for Breaking Into DevRel
I still haven't figured out what devrel is. People have bee...
re: Handling Arguments in Bash Scripts
-x prints out every command as it's run, which can be fun (...
re: Go get your .dev domain!
I have notareal.email and I see all sorts of emails people ...
re: Hack or maybe not: "Deleting" master when it gets too big
Oh, gotcha.
re: What was your win this week?
Welcome to the collective.
re: Which game are you playing right now?
I'm currently two chapters into The Descendant, and I play ...
re: Hack or maybe not: "Deleting" master when it gets too big
I don't understand why this would do anything at all. my-br...
re: New Experimental Feature: "Target Experience Level" for Posts
It will be used as one of many indicators. No one rating w...
re: Developer Tools: The Command Line
Seeing a variable with a name like wdnhrd makes me uncomfor...
re: How I Gained 42,000 Twitter Followers In 8 Months
There's no need to be rude about it. I'm not trying to b...
re: Let's Do Lunch (Instead of Meetups)
This is ok if everyone who wants to attend works within abo...
re: How I Gained 42,000 Twitter Followers In 8 Months
You seemed to have gained followers by making a couple of t...
re: Peacock - Choose What to Color
Are you supposed to be able to have two VSCode workspaces o...
re: You're Not An Impostor
Just because impostor syndrome is something that people tal...
re: Git Gud at git
It looks interesting, but I'm put off by the way it's theme...
re: Dev.dev! Get your .dev domain now!
Hot take: all domains name resales are a dark pattern.
re: What's your Wifi's name?
Not good enough for my Chromecast to stream at over 3Mb rel...
re: Can forced linting surpress contributions when linting is first introduced?
If there's nothing broken about it (i.e. it's only linting ...
re: What's your Wifi's name?
The only article I remember reading about that stuff was th...
re: What's your Wifi's name?
Currently my home has two named networks. Confidence and Pa...
re: Happy Little Accidents - Debugging Javascript
I think that's pretty out of date (2010?) and it doesn't be...
re: Load Pages Instantly with instant.page
I mean it sounds like one of those improbable claims that p...
re: Load Pages Instantly with instant.page
From the title, this sounded like trash, to be honest. But ...
re: Why a Database is like a Dance Class
I'm struggling to fit something to, "Why Bash is like the m...
re: List of Awesome MacBook screensavers
Are you supposed to be able to tell what time it is from lo...
re: Parse user input for urls, timestamps & hashtags with RegEX 🧠
You don't need to escape ^ in a character class because it ...
re: Closures in Javascript
If anyone does foo(bar)(baz) in code I have to maintain, I'...
re: Parse user input for urls, timestamps & hashtags with RegEX 🧠
If you use const reHash = /(?:\s|^)?#[A-Za-z0-9\-\.\_]+(?:\...
re: Passing Arrays as Function Arguments
TIL function.prototype.apply(). I was looking at your "old ...
re: Stop tracking and start ignoring
Rather than have just a project-specific .gitignore, which ...
re: My (k)Ubuntu (OSX look alike) desktop setup
I've done the opposite. I've done my best to make my work M...
re: Fathom: An Open Source Google Analytics Alternative
I was going to ask how this compared to Piwik (which has be...
re: Boost Your Coding Fu With Visual Studio Code and Vim
xdebug is PHP-side, and it just provides a debugging interf...
re: Boost Your Coding Fu With Visual Studio Code and Vim
I've been enjoying VSCode (or VSCodium as some other recent...
re: Slid on ice, body-slammed my new Macbook Air. What should I check for?
It's better. It's lighter, sleeker, faster... mainly about ...
re: What's your goto motivational quote?
When you've eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, h...
re: The Day Everyone Turned Into Michael Johnson. A Lesson In F5.
I did exactly the same one time, where I used to be "carefu...
re: Do you know there is a version of VSCode available without MS branding, telemetry or licensing?
I think it's a nice idea that people have made the base VSC...
re: Displaying a css spinner on ajax calls with fetch api
This is largely irrelevant to your post :), but you can rep...
re: The Unix way... or why you actually want to use Vim
Saying "the possibilities are finite!" is more accurate but...
re: Showing Your Code in an Interview: Advice?
I'd go further, and say that parts that are work-in-progres...
re: Why Are Some Developers so Allergic to IDEs?
Refactoring for me is generally done inside a single module...
re: What are your favourite communities?
I used to hang out around dreamincode which is just as frie...
re: Be more productive with shell aliases
With the Git plugin aliases, this workflow takes a lot les...
re: Should code be like poetry?
My code's like poetry. Vogon poetry.
re: Why Are Some Developers so Allergic to IDEs?
I think my problem comes as soon as I hit my first snag. VC...
re: Deleting Git Repo. Blocked by SymLinks
I didn't suggest that because I don't see how it'd be any b...
re: Deleting Git Repo. Blocked by SymLinks
Have you tried finding all the symlinks (try find .Trash-10...
re: I use the GitHub Desktop app for one thing. Am I doing this wrong?
I'm not clear on this bit either.
re: What do you do while waiting for tests to finish running?
Wait, you're supposed to run tests?
re: Do you leave jokes in your code? If so, please share!
I don't do this. It can come back to bite you in too many w...
re: A definition of the Linux desktop
I can't remember the last time I had to do any of that sort...
re: A definition of the Linux desktop
I think that free software with open standards should be co...
re: Common Mistakes in Tech Resumes
This already looks good to me. I'd remove the address deta...
re: Describe Your Tetris Effect
It was a long time ago, so probably DOOM II. I didn't play ...
re: Bash from scratch: learn enough bash to write your own scripts
Using uppercase is a convention for variables from the pare...
re: Describe Your Tetris Effect
DOOM. The number of dreams I used to have where I'd run dow...
re: What was your last dev related Google Search?
"php strpos". I should really post-it the order of haystack...
re: What do you think of Visual Studio Live Share for multi-user editing?
I've used share terminals (through things like tmux and scr...
re: Do you work on call?
Yeah, but personally I don't get the option that often :)
re: DevRel is like coffee.. and other profundities.
Every single time someone mentions coffee or I see someone ...
re: What's your coding origin story?
Your story sounds a lot like mine although I went the TRS-8...
re: Do you work on call?
Where I am currently, I get compensated if I'm on call, qui...
re: The Facepalming Dev 🤦‍♂️ #1
[subscribe] Please continue this by screwing up a further 3...
re: Password manager recommendations?
I also am currently not using LastPass, but these apply: ...
re: A junior, a mid and a senior dev walk into a bar
You say "it’s a series of SQL scripts that — when executed ...
re: Password manager recommendations?
I've never used it so I don't know. Is there anything about...
re: 🎄🎁 DEV10 🎁🎄: A Christmas Gift for the Best Community on 🌍
The "Linux" version is nearly a quarter of a gigabyte and d...
re: What's in a name? Job Titles
I've usually worked at places where the job titles were all...
re: What did I do in 2018
Actually after a little gin I've gone ahead and ordered one...
re: What did I do in 2018
That's a nice shirt. I'd rip the idea off but I can't be bo...
re: How does your workplace approach recognition?
My last job had a thing they called "top banana" where you ...
re: What's your favorite Vim trick?
Terminal panes have been in Vim since 8.1 I think. This is ...
re: Facebook Lied : A Facebook Feature Which Kills Another Feature
I would imagine the number of people who could get someone'...
re: Don't just "docker-compose up"
I probably type doc<tab>-c<tab> in reality. It'...
re: I dis-agree to all Google's Terms and Policy
YouTube -> Peertube
re: Documentation is my gateway to coding
I love writing documentation, not just from an API point of...
re: The new MacBook Pros are overpriced
At work we have an enforced screensaver for "security", whi...
re: The new MacBook Pros are overpriced
Window management on Macs is really buggy. I've used Macs a...
re: The new MacBook Pros are overpriced
I think when you get into the upper stratosphere of price f...
re: Have You Been "Ghosted" By An Employer?
This was a few years ago, and I was looking for work becaus...
re: Have You Been "Ghosted" By An Employer?
I've been ghosted after getting an offer. I accepted it ver...
re: But what if they steal my idea?
Ideas that can't make money aren't good. Ideas are worthl...
re: How to begin a project with just an idea
Caveat: this is only relevant for the sorts of projects whe...
re: How Unix programmers at restaurants search menus for their favorite plate
| rev | cut -d\ -f1 | rev
re: How Unix programmers at restaurants search menus for their favorite plate
Try it.
re: Balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders while remaining perfectly calm
I think the toughest time that's been had by my teams (i.e....
re: Code for Humans
There's a thread about this topic here: ...
re: I did it again.
The thing that trips me up time and again is trusting softw...
re: Visual Regression Testing is Stupid (but we can fix it)
They're different pictures. I can tell because of the pixel...
re: How Unix programmers at restaurants search menus for their favorite plate
I've been reading the thread about this on /r/programming (...
re: What else can dev.to?
I don't agree. Well, not completely, I'm sure there is an e...
re: The problem with “you guys”
I'm not suggesting we enforce it, rather that it would be i...
re: Resume Review
Hi Alexander. I have mostly presentational tips for this o...
re: Resume Review
Hi Santiago. I like your CV, and there's not much I'd chan...
re: Describe Your Job With a GIF!
re: The problem with “you guys”
If we could do it on popular systems like Slack, then makin...
re: The Definitive Guide To Protecting Your Eyes For Developers👀
I don't think there is an agreed amount of water per day re...
re: What is a type of "overconfidence" you have observed in developers?
This is a bit of a meta-answer. I sometimes see developers...
re: What is a type of "overconfidence" you have observed in developers?
There are a few posts here which are actively soliciting cr...
re: Resume Review
Hi Jack. I like the look of this immediately, but there ar...
re: Resume Review
OK, I'm going to poke as many holes in this as I can: Cons...
re: The Definitive Guide To Protecting Your Eyes For Developers👀
I'm saying that the tendency to common eye problems such as...
re: The Definitive Guide To Protecting Your Eyes For Developers👀
I'm not so sure about this. Eating and drinking "well" may ...
re: Style beautiful web pages without writing any CSS. Using W3.CSS.
That makes more sense to me because it's still keeping the ...
re: Style beautiful web pages without writing any CSS. Using W3.CSS.
The dream of the semantic web is over, isn't it? By which I...
re: About icons to favorite
Now it looks more like a toggle!
re: Repository-Specific Ignored Files in Git
How do you know it's not well-known? :P
re: Repository-Specific Ignored Files in Git
I agree, but the number of other developers on any random p...
re: How to validate an email address in JavaScript
If you're using it as an optional field, why not just have ...
re: AoC Day 5: Alchemical Reduction
This is the first one of these I've tried and I'm a lazy pe...
re: Small details make a difference
Why do you suggest using mouseenter as the trigger? What ab...
re: Create an accessible dropdown navigation
I tried this (which is admittedly a bit messy) using relate...
re: Bash Script for meme lords of Linux
I commend your commitment.
re: Ethical Hacking & Cyber Security Tutorial
The phrase "ethical hacking" has always set my teeth on edg...
re: Stickers Contest!!🐶😍🤓
I don't think I'm going to put stickers on my work laptop b...
re: The Incompetent Developer - Do you know one?
These individuals are not stupid, they are highly educated...
re: Bash Script for meme lords of Linux
You need something punny to deal with reincarnation which p...
re: Password manager recommendations?
It's been a couple of weeks since this was posted and it en...
re: Show off your stickers!
Upvote for not having the same Macbook as everyone else in ...
re: What's Your Shell of Choice?
"The sublime of shells" is something that I would take as a...
re: What's Your Shell of Choice?
My shell of choice is bash. Why? Because it's almost ubiqu...
re: How to reverse a string in JavaScript
I like the first way best, because it's explicit and a newc...
re: Password manager recommendations?
I'd never heard of it, but it looks interesting.
re: Top 5 DEV Comments from the Past Week
Not really :) There's nothing wrong with lastpass.
re: Password manager recommendations?
None of these features (apart from the name of the family p...
re: Password manager recommendations?
Take "hacked completely at least twice" with a pinch of sal...
re: Why Dev.to is winning over Hashnode?
I'd never heard of hashnode. But I guess I don't get out mu...
re: How to clear array in javascript
I come from the generation where every byte counted and I k...
re: Attending my first conference
Lunch was ok! Lots of little pastries and things. I think t...
re: Can code save the planet?
If it allows for more efficient use of resources elsewhere ...
re: How much popularity does a software project need?
Popularity is a measure of popularity, nothing more. It's l...
re: I am also an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, So Ask Me Anything about Aircrafts ✈️!
What's the most programmer-y thing you do as part of your r...
re: I am also an art historian. Ask Me Anything!
I work on (amongst other things) a site providing ~100,000 ...
re: A Mild Complaint
It's the little information icon on every post or comment y...
re: Useful resources for programmers.
I think this would be more useful broken into separate sect...
re: Why did you pick the avatar you use?
Yeah, it's not really visible in the icon and I was expecti...
re: Why did you pick the avatar you use?
The current one is a picture of my face, cheerily (!) raisi...
re: Share your .bashrc
I've got some on a github repo, under dotfiles/bash that yo...
re: Password manager recommendations?
I use it on Android. It used to get disabled a lot so I had...
re: Portfolio Advice Thread
I found a couple of glitches: The modal doesn't resize wh...
re: Portfolio Advice Thread
cough could I please point something out that's a little ir...
re: Why did you choose to become a Programmer?
Honestly, I thought the idea was magical. I wanted to be a ...
re: What is industry experience?
Exactly. The candidate doesn't even need to obviously succe...
re: Beat VIM #1
I didn't know you could use g! like that. I'd use v which s...
re: SQL 101: All about SQL JOINs
I do it when trying to debug legacy databases. I don't do i...
re: How fast do you code?
That also depends on your target. If you're after a GUI app...
re: Dealing with people who don't understand code
If I'm trying to explain things to someone non-technical I'...
re: I’m a 12 yr old developer. Ask me Anything
When you look at what you do as a hobby and compare it to w...
re: I’m a 12 yr old developer. Ask me Anything
I wish to nominate this comment for some sort of award.
re: Portfolio Advice Thread
It's simple and it gives all the information it needs. I d...
re: Portfolio Advice Thread
I think you should re-create your logo image because it loo...
re: Portfolio Advice Thread
It's simple and it works. My only suggestion is to limit th...
re: Portfolio Advice Thread
That's really nice. I like the separation of the section wi...
re: Portfolio Advice Thread
Oh wow, my instant reaction to that page animating in was t...
re: Portfolio Advice Thread
I love me a good gradient Heh, you're not alone there. ...
re: Portfolio Advice Thread
I like it, for the most part. You include your age under y...
re: Portfolio Advice Thread
I really like the animation that reveals your contact form,...
re: Portfolio Advice Thread
I've never seen anyone do that full screen SHOUTING THE LIN...
re: Portfolio Advice Thread
I love the header image. The subtle animation of the satell...
re: Portfolio Advice Thread
Hi Khang! The delays and animations make the experience se...
re: The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week
You're just so very meta!
re: Is it OK to write a dev.to article that just links to another blog such as medium.com ?
If it's just a link, maybe it would be better to include so...
re: Gender, app dev and perspectives
I guess if everyone else in the room was a man and we were ...
re: Recommend a Dev.To-er!
I'd recommend the dev.to staff plus any number of "regular"...
re: Exploring Vim
Yeah, I used the built-in terminal out of curiosity a coupl...
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