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re: Did you negotiate ($) for your first technical job?
For my first technical job, it was surprisingly good pay es...
re: What headphone(s) do you use when coding?
If I'm at my home desk I'll be using a Logitech G432 headse...
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
Woah a lot of questions there, and all good ones! 1: It ge...
re: What are your worst coding habits?
If I get a bug in X project that I can't figure out for a w...
re: Terrible Interview Questions
"If our company starts with a Z does that mean it will be a...
re: Reflection, why it's so useful.
Agreed, however, there's a work around this. When the game ...
re: Ruby and Python, them and the differences
Honestly I don't believe Python will kill Ruby, it's clear ...
re: I [i'm a network's lover], Ask Me Anything!
May want to specify in the post what you mean by "networks ...
re: Why will my JFrame not display the other 2 frames of animation I set up?
You need to install the JDK and direct the Eclipse compiler...
re: Why will my JFrame not display the other 2 frames of animation I set up?
I'd highly suggest switching to eclipse, while a standard t...
re: Why will my JFrame not display the other 2 frames of animation I set up?
What do you use?
re: Should you be perfect?
I'm a firm believer that nobody is ever perfect. We all hav...
re: Why will my JFrame not display the other 2 frames of animation I set up?
Honestly it's always going to depend on the actual use case...
re: Have you ever quit a job without anything else lined up?
The position was impossible to work in, it was advertised a...
re: I'm a New Zealand based Data Analyst and Career Switcher, Ask Me Anything!
How is it working upside down?
re: Why will my JFrame not display the other 2 frames of animation I set up?
JFrame can be buggy at times, if you're trying to do a Java...
re: Lets look: Ruby
Completely agree with you, I don't see Ruby dying at all ri...
re: How Dyslexia helped me become a programmer
Reading this and your other post has really helped me take ...
re: FaceTime Vulnerability Allows Unauthorized Access to iPhone Mic
A source on Twitter has stated that Apple has turned off t...
re: Double Pointers in C/C++
Very well explained, remember learning them and It just ble...
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
I wouldn't say he would need a degree in software engineeri...
re: Tell me a coding confession
When someone asks me for help and I can't figure it out I u...
re: 5 reasons you should learn Lua
Lua is a great language, only thing I don't like about it i...
re: Thank You for Making the DEV Community Magical
Seeing dev grow other the past year and a half (I think) ha...
re: I'm an email developer and totally not a spammer. Ask me anything.
Are you the Nigerian Prince that I helped?
re: Is College Worth It?
Especially in the dev industry I've always found that exper...
re: Why is your preferred programming language your go-to?
I've dabbled with a lot of languages over the years but I a...
re: What dev topic do you think you should understand, but don't?
Not really sure if it falls under a topic but I really want...
re: Why Python is called "Python"?
I thought it was because of this
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
It's certainly not a waste of time to be a software enginee...
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
Either of these options are great, its all going to come do...
re: Write a script to find "Perfect Numbers"
Here's my solution in C #include <stdio.h> void ...
re: Has becoming a developer changed you?
In some ways yes, I tend to think a lot differently and log...
re: Why did you chose Programing Language XYZ?
I learnt: Visual basic: Got bored when I was a kid and th...
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
I'd always have a variety on your resume, having a lot dedi...
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
How do I go about building a good portfolio? Always make y...
re: How many hours do you work?
Always depends really, on days that I'm at university on so...
re: How important is math in computer programming?
I feel like it's always going to be topic specific. Some pr...
re: Explain Recursion Like I'm Five
Imagine you go to open a room, but the room is locked. You ...
re: Announcement from the DEV Community Founders ❤️
Holy guacamole this is incredible news for the entire DEV t...
re: Unlock more dev.to features
Understandable @exadra37 , I've made a request on the gith...
re: I've re-built my portfolio based on a Dribbble shot I found. What do you think?
Loving the look and feel of it. Great work!
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
Leaping from one industry to another in development terms i...
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
You can become a developer and start working for people whe...
re: Unlock more dev.to features
Understandable that you're worried regarding your credit ca...
re: Britain in the 70s killed its tech industry because of sexism
Studying this topic in school always had me fascinated, if ...
re: ​Linus Torvalds takes a break from Linux
Seems like Linus is going in the correct direction, while h...
re: Have any DEV design concepts or ideas?
Replace the colour with some of the source code behind dev....
re: Women in Tech.
There's no need for women to be treated any different than ...
re: How Dyslexia helped me become a programmer
It seems like dyspraxia is a realitvely new term in the UK ...
re: I'm an Expert in Memory Management & Segfaults, Ask Me Anything!
What are some of the common issues you find when working in...
re: How Dyslexia helped me become a programmer
I agree, I can never remember methods line by line or word ...
re: Looking for a Job
I'd recommend looking at the Who's looking for open source ...
re: How Dyslexia helped me become a programmer
Can preach to this, as much as it hurts to do its what we e...
re: How Dyslexia helped me become a programmer
Certainly worth getting it checked, even if its nothing wel...
re: Unemployment Advise.
Portfolio Your portfolio is essential to any developer job...
re: Jetbrains IDEs Material Plugin
Can't see NightOwl theme implemented in the defaults, is it...
re: Choosing a Linux distro
Interesting, most of the distros listed (with exception of ...
re: What's with the 🦄?
Unicorns are badass, need to say much else?
re: Do you have any home automation projects in the works?
I recently bought a new kettle but didn't realise that it c...
re: On Dealing with Anxiety and Depression as a Developer
Beautiful article, after dealing with both of these for ext...
re: Would you pay someone to find a job you love?
I'm more than happy to pay for tools if they're going to bo...
re: How do you estimate time required for assigned task?
Well when something breaks or a bug is caused it all depend...
re: Would you pay someone to find a job you love?
In short terms no. When I'm looking for work I like to do m...
re: How do you estimate time required for assigned task?
I look at the task in hand and take multiple variables into...
re: Programming is ...
Programming is... the art of finding small things that anno...
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
It all depends on your own preference and what you want to ...
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
Not really, I focused more on indie games.
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
Switching in general took me a good few months to do, with ...
re: Good keyboards matter.
I have kinda a unique keyboard the base board is a corsair...
re: Choosing a Linux distro
I'll make an update on the post if i come into any issues, ...
re: Challenge: Write the recursive Fibonacci algorithm in a different language.
I'll continue with it in R fibR <- function(n) { ...
re: Choosing a Linux distro
Running the same version, weird. I'll look out for the issu...
re: Choosing a Linux distro
That sounds really weird, could be an issue with mac compat...
re: Choosing a Linux distro
I 100% agree with you, Debian is fantastic!
re: Choosing a Linux distro
Haven't had any issues with Mint being slow yet, was there ...
re: Choosing a Linux distro
Yeah this is the issue I had, I found one I liked then oooo...
re: Choosing a Linux distro
Seen it mentioned a few times around the thread, going to h...
re: Choosing a Linux distro
Well you're entitled to your own opinion. The table is base...
re: Choosing a Linux distro
Thanks for you response swtpete, at the moment I'm only kee...
re: I'm a dev who has a vision for a new internet. I've even started building software, Ask Me Anything!
The internet is already a great thing, but great things obv...
re: How many computers do you use?
I have quite a few systems setup for work and general usage...
re: Choosing a Linux distro
OpenSuSE both Tumbleweed and Leap are excellent, I didn't n...
re: Choosing a Linux distro
I heard the same thing, I believe it's not all from one oth...
re: Choosing a Linux distro
Ah that was a mistake on my end, will fix. Thanks!
re: Choosing a Linux distro
Very much agreed, I did look into BSD or Illumos but didn't...
re: #discuss What language do you think in?
Very interesting thread. My mind automatically defaults to ...
re: Side Project: Water Cooling My PC
Wow I'm jealous, turned out beautiful! I love the combinati...
re: Do you have a morning routine?
It normally varies for me, I have a terrible sleep schedule...
re: When is your code 'good enough'?
I consider my code good enough when it works, but when it b...
re: I'm 18 and I do systems security, Ask Me Anything!
I've been wanting to get into infosec for a while, where wo...
re: Python's type hints
After using python for so long I can certainly agree with y...
re: I made a dyslexic app with over 50,000 users
Have encountered a bug with OpenDyslexic, is there somewher...
re: I made a dyslexic app with over 50,000 users
As someone who has Dyslexia, thank you!
re: I'm Go Backend developer and love it, Ask Me Anything!
What sets go aside and makes it unique from other languages...
re: A brief introduction to vim 1/9
Was figuring out how to exit vim the hardest part of making...
re: dev.to is now open source
It's a language I've been wanting to learn for a while, jus...
re: dev.to is now open source
Think it's about time I learn Ruby, great work everyone!
re: GitLab Vs Github why would chose one over other
I have to switch between both of them, GitHub is my persona...
re: Does your laptop stay at work?
Most of the time I work from home, but in the case of worki...
re: Guys what are some benefits of blogging as a software developer can it help land a job
I'm not the biggest blogger but I've personally found that ...
re: The legends behind code
I'd love to have this form of podcast around. It would be r...
re: Explain iOS development like I'm five
I've done a little bit of swift in before and can answer a ...
re: What Defines a "Junior" Developer? 🤷🏻‍♀️
I've always seen junior and senior developers defined in ve...
re: What are the great function/method/etc. names in popular libs/languages?
From one of my most recent projects void iDontKnowIfThis...
re: On esoteric languages
I'm the kind of person that likes a challenge, and when bug...
re: Do tattoos influence the probability of getting hired?
From personal experience it depends on the employer, I have...
re: Explain GitHub Like I'm Five
You have some magical unicorns in your computer that are ac...
re: How do you help yourself fix bugs?
Excellent steps
re: How do you help yourself fix bugs?
Would love to be able to have someone there that could help...
re: Writing an OS *from scratch*
Ah fair enough, best of luck with it all. Looking forward t...
re: Writing an OS *from scratch*
Loving the look of the kernel and the microkernel so far. W...
re: What kind of breaks do you take throughout the work day?
I often forget how long I've been working and sitting down ...
re: What are the various labels your team or project uses in GitHub or otherwise?
In my current work we use a lot of labels, I believe somewh...
re: What's your dream job?
One that pays off my student loans.
re: What made you want to become a dev?
It mainly links being to me wanting to know how things work...
re: ‪I'm learning all about Erlang this weekend. I'm feeling pretty lost but I'm having fun.‬
Had a look into Erlang not too long enough, to me it seemed...
re: Do you have any input on the functionality of the hiring tag?
Perhaps something where they could easily put in a form for...
re: What do you Google EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. and never just memorize?
Java decompilers/deobfuscator even though I have my own wri...
re: What are signs that you should quit your job?
I've left a couple, the signs I found were 1) Not being ha...
re: Depression & Anxiety in programming
I've suffered from depression and anxiety for a little over...
re: How software projects got their name
Great article! It's really cool to see the origins behind ...
re: Weird programming languages
I found it rather interesting to read up on, kinda curious ...
re: Weird programming languages
Funny thing is it was built by another programmer so that h...
re: Apple Event Takeaways?
I'm not really an apple user, but the bit where they mentio...
re: What's your favorite useless repo/package/website/etc?
This is pretty much the most useless thing I've ever seen ...
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
Kotlin works perfectly fine for Android applications, it al...
re: We created the Crystal language, ask us anything!
What was the biggest obstacle you had to overcome when crea...
re: Did you ever try to write Java equals() with clean code style?
Got an example of what you're referring to here? I tend to...
re: How do you find a balance
I agree with John. Every day of my week is pre-scheduled by...
re: Is Apple really needed?
I see it more as a personal preferance sort of thing. Many ...
re: What should I do when I get hit on by colleagues?
That's really horrible to hear, I'm sorry you have encounte...
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
There is a lot of maths involved in games development. You ...
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
There was some backlash from the company I worked for, unde...
re: 6 Months of Working Remotely Taught Me a Thing or Ten
Amazing post Peter. I've been working remotely for a little...
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
It really depends on the company itself and the size of it....
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
I would recommend learning the core basics of Java first, t...
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
I don't really do much graphics work, I'm mainly responsibl...
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
The patterns completely changed for me, a lot of what I did...
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
The general reaction from my friends were they were kinda s...
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
I didn't create games while working in my old job. I found ...
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
Good question, they both were very rewarding in the fields....
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
I've always been weird.
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
1. Currently a small phone development company that is ran...
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
I found that payment was more about the size of the company...
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
You're 100% correct. There was a few things that I had take...
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
The transition process didn't take as long as I had thought...
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
it certainly is, allows your imagination to go complete wil...
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
1. Ah yes the endless death machines they're a bit of a pai...
re: I switched from software engineering to game development, ask me anything.
I mainly developed software that allowed companies to do th...
re: Explain WebSockets like I'm five
British :)
re: What apps, software, or tools do you use and why?
IntelliJ from Jetbrains (Java) Git Chrome TeamSpeak Slack D...
re: How does your team handle 'on call' evening/weekend hours?
Well I work remotely. It really depends on what the actual ...
re: I'm Wes Bos, Ask Me Anything!
What is the most efficient way you found to learn?
re: How do you share knowledge?
I'm sort of in the same boat as you here, one of the places...
re: Explain Service Workers like I'm five
You go into a candy store, and chose your candy. Because yo...
re: Debug Like a Champion
As a Java Developer can certainly agree with everything in ...
re: How to start a community.
Fresh ideas, make your community something unique, have som...
re: How do you tag (Github) issues?
I like to use them as a sort of todo list, github is one of...
re: The beauty of VerbalExpressions
Personally I kind of see it per project, how much it'll be ...
re: The beauty of VerbalExpressions
Regex has minor different syntax's for every language. Pers...
re: Describe your code with a song name
"First of all you saved me then you changed me for better o...
re: Recomendations in choosing a Linux distro
Would certainly either dual booting or having a separate di...
re: Recomendations in choosing a Linux distro
Personally I use two different versions of Linux on two dif...
re: Fire Drills for Software Teams
I love the idea of fire drills. I worked for a company that...
re: What are your must-read programming books?
Got quiet a few 1: Learning Java (Patrick Niemeyer& Jo...
re: Welcome Thread - v1
Hello Devs! I'm sorta new(ish). About me? Well I'm a littl...
re: I'm running my first tech workshop next week. Any general advice?
Forgot about rehearsing! Remember a workshop I did they cou...
re: Explain WebSockets like I'm five
Two people go to meet each other, they have a handshake to ...
re: What is the main driver in getting a "professional" program like Photoshop vs paint.net?
I think its more mainly aimed at the user. Different users ...
re: What are motivational supplements you use?
Personally I remind myself of why I became a developer and ...
re: Emojifying my Bash Prompt (and why you should too)
I don't think anything could be worse
re: Emojifying my Bash Prompt (and why you should too)
This is better than the emoji movie
re: I'm running my first tech workshop next week. Any general advice?
Add a little bit of entertainment here and there, it makes ...
re: How do you stay focused at work?
I 100% understand you here. I currently work from home and ...
re: Resume tips
Keep the details to a minimum save all the high end details...
re: What do your typical after-work hours look like?
Netflix and Nandos in my bed. Most the time when I'm not wo...
re: The barriers behind programming
Hey Erik
re: Explain TCP like I'm five
General TCP You like candy Your friend likes candy You ask...
re: What do you like about meetups?
I currently volunteer in a large gaming community with a st...
re: Why I switched from Atom to Visual Studio Code
Very interesting read for sure, I was struggling between us...
re: What is your experience with coding interviews that involve pair programming?
This is a very interesting topic I find to ask. My first pr...
re: Share Your Experiences with Impostor Syndrome
So my first actual job was a somewhat major job I was given...
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