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September 10th, 2020: What did you learn this week?

nickytonline profile image Nick Taylor (he/him) ・1 min read

It's that time of the week again. So wonderful devs, what did you learn this week? It could be programming tips, career advice etc.

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Feel free to comment with what you learnt and/or reference your TIL post to give it some more exposure.


Summarize a concept that is new to you.

And remember, if something you learnt was a big win for you, then you know where to drop it as well.👇👇🏻👇🏼👇🏽👇🏾👇🏿

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Senior software engineer at DEV/Forem. Caught the live coding bug on Twitch at livecoding.ca


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This week was more roductive for me. I've mastered a lot of things Elastic Search, Kibana, Redis cache, PostgreSQL, And all this to take part in the development of one project.😀 Before, when problems arose, I had time to sit down, think, find a solution myself, now I began to understand memes about hundreds of browser tabs🤣


When you are building a new project with new stack


Hi please reccomend a place i can learn all this.


Well, firstly dkwnload elastiksearh and Kibana servers elastic.co/ and run them, you will understand how it works, prloblems can be with requests to the Elastic, it's a powerfull Search engine with special syntax for queries, Query DSL, official docs as for me, not informative, I googled for a long time, experimented. About PostgreSQL, Just find a convenient library for your programming language, in python the best solution is sqlalchemy, the official documentation is very clear and simple, Studying the database is sure to familiarize you with migrations, a very necessary technology, studying the database is sure to familiarize you with migrations, a very necessary technology. Redist the easiest thing to understand, download server (There are also windows, but unofficial) redis.io/ You won't have any problems with understanding, the official library is almost all the programming languages.

There is no specific place with all the information, but the skill of extraction, filtering information is no less valuable. I hope it helps you with your travels) good luck


This week (and the last couple of weeks before) I've been on a Postgres deep-dive. I'd like to think that I knew it quite well already, as it's been one of my favorite pieces of technology for over a decade now, but the more you know, the more you realize how much you still don't know.


I'm going through the SICP for quite some time. I learned this week how to build data structures with pairs in Scheme.

I'm sure it sounds boring for many people... but I love it 🥰


As a newbie to Web Development, this week I learned a lot ! Although, it did take me a hella lot of time to wrap my head around some concepts ! Here are somethings I learned this week:

  1. fetch an API
  2. Use express.js to create static web page server
  3. Use npm
  4. Use nedb as a database to store the response from the API and also grab the data from the database.
  5. Learned how the whole relationship between the client and the server side and how both work together. (especially while creating the "endpoints" part)

I learned that I need to check for typos in my Azure pipelines. I spent quite a bit of time troubleshooting a pipeline today. There were a couple of issues, one of which was a typo.


I learnt, getting on the frontpage of ProductHunt (as amazing as it is!) doesn't equal lots of signups immediately. Only time will tell!


I learned how to set up cypress within yarn packages in vue projects! Now to get to writing them tests!


I learned about the package manager known as Nix. I read somewhere that it can be installed in others linux distributions besides NixOS, so I've been testing it in a Debian system. This thing has A LOT of features, I'm starting to think is a bit of an overkill for my needs.


I learned how to fetch a GraphQL API in React using Apollo. I found it much easier than using vue-apollo in a Vue.js program.


At this week, I join HITCON 2020 to learn and know about the overview of cyber security for many domains. Such as ICS (Industry Control System), offensive and defensive platform and so on :)!


Learing typescript this week and I love it, I will start my next project with it


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Check out TSDX if you’re going to do your next project with TypeScript.


I learned the retry pattern in C#!
Never thought such a thing existed.


Sounds like it would make for a great blog post!

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