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Scott Yeatts

Old guy. I love JavaScript, will work in other languages for the lulz. Wrote my first program in Basic. Don't make a Blackjack game curse at your mom, kids. You're gonna have a bad time.

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re: Find Duplicates in an Array
While I know it's not as performant as the Map solution, woul...
re: What are some misconceptions about web development?
Yes, but also to varying degrees. I started in FE, but I'm al...
re: Should remote workers be paid differently based on location?
Oh, don't get me wrong: I absolutely believe all companies SH...
re: Should remote workers be paid differently based on location?
Not necessarily on the base. I lived in a town within an hour...
re: Should remote workers be paid differently based on location?
Don't know if anyone has mentioned it here, but the US Milita...
re: Tell me an unpopular software opinion
First: Sounds pretty "Full Stack" to me. Second, make sure yo...
re: Tell me an unpopular software opinion
Define "working" ROFL (Kidding) Getting paid? A little over ...
re: Tell me an unpopular software opinion
This is semi-accurate. I'm specialized in front-end, but have...
re: Tell me an unpopular software opinion
First: SPAs and React are not synonymous. I do need to make c...
re: Tell me an unpopular software opinion
I would go farther... React is in the same place jQuery was c...
re: A coding interview question asked at Google
Changed, only cause when I submitted on coderbyte, the test...
re: A coding interview question asked at Google
Not the "code golf" solution, but I think is more readable ...
re: I have some bad habits that date back to my days making Geocities websites before CSS was much of a thing
SAME (Geocities was amazing for the time)! bold vs strong, ...
re: Explain the Frontend Webdev Ecosystem to Me
It's in the same space as Svelte, but Typescript native and...
re: Explain the Frontend Webdev Ecosystem to Me
Stencil is that better lunch, but you actually want to eat ...
re: Javascript Framework Comparison: Vue, React and Angular
Stencil is TS native and I felt just had an all-around bett...
re: What software technologies will earn you the highest pay?
Nothing data-based, but here are a few stereotypes and hasty ...
re: Vanilla JS to Jquery: The Noobs Guide
The web is a crazy place and has a lot of old tutorials out...
re: What software technologies will earn you the highest pay?
Another good aspect to this is the supply/demand channel. ...
re: What is your favorite “non-mainstream” web development framework/library?
Stenciljs although given that it's starting to be used by c...
re: I am java developer trying to learn node.JS, where should I start.
Remember to simplify! Taking the time to work with simple ...
re: Web Components for Enterprise. Part 2: Nuxeo, Ionic, Vaadin
All major browsers support the required specs for web compo...
re: What programming best practice do you disagree with?
Yeah, I've always taken it as a given that internal busines...
re: Will software ever become "blue collar" work?
What Percy hit and stereobooster completely missed is the d...
re: The 10 points that make up real "10x engineers"
I think your point was a little obscured by the way it was ...
re: What are your thoughts on the whole 10x engineer viral discussion?
I want to highlight a great comment from James' post: dev...
re: The 10 points that make up real "10x engineers"
As a retired Infantryman this is exactly what force multipl...
re: Have you ever felt completely helpless when facing down a coding problem?
Hopelessness almost always comes from overwork. I stayed u...
re: The Hireable Unhireables: A Response
I'm actually excited about this comment because it gives me...
re: The Hireable Unhireables: A Response
Honestly I'm being a bit loose with the definition of fizzb...
re: I have no idea what level developer I am ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
I wouldn't worry about it. I tell a lot of people to avoid jo...
re: The Hireable Unhireables: A Response
Thanks so much! I think it's an important conversation to h...
re: The Hireable Unhireables: A Response
I feel like a lot of this overemphasis on being able to see...
re: The Hireable Unhireables: A Response
Thanks! I think it's critically important for companies to ...
re: I Am Unhireable
I'm not sure you read the whole post here. He never said h...
re: What jobs did you hold before you got into software?
Call Center Customer Service Greasy Spoon cook/waiter Tuto...
re: What jobs did you hold before you got into software?
+1 for another Infantryman turned coder 😀
re: I've never become overly convinced that switch statements are that much cleaner than `if else if else if else if else`
I could easily see if I'm dealing with a returnable statement...
re: I've never become overly convinced that switch statements are that much cleaner than `if else if else if else if else`
Gotta respectfully throw out a dispute. I've heard this sta...
re: What do you think about the idea that "there should be only one way of doing a thing" in programming languages?
Absolutely! I actually think we're in complete agreement an...
re: What do you think about the idea that "there should be only one way of doing a thing" in programming languages?
To expand a little bit on this/slight counterpoint: We shou...
re: An overwhelmed front end developer in need of a brain reboot!
You will never read it all. It will keep coming. In additio...
re: What's the best career advice you can give in ten words or less?
Don't be afraid to admit when you're wrong.
re: What is that one tool/stack/framework that you have no interest with despite the popularity?
To answer the original question: I'm going to find it hard ...
re: Calling all Full-Stack Haters
Oh man... That chip on the shoulder is REAL. I STILL look o...
re: Calling all Full-Stack Haters
I'm wondering if the entire issue is a generational one. Th...
re: Calling all Full-Stack Haters
Language and evolving connotations over time are a funny thin...
re: What are some co-worker attitudes you dislike?
Hey, no issues here... We're not any less prone to being in...
re: What are some co-worker attitudes you dislike?
As a military veteran and senior software engineer, I feel ...
re: Modern Day Wizard
The programmer, like the poet, works only slightly removed...
re: IE 11, the Modern Web, and You (Featuring StencilJS)
EDIT: 18 Feb 2016 Something changed between writing this an...
re: Another engineer asked me for feedback...
Thanks! I don't write a lot, , but it's good to hear people...
re: What are the main benefits of being a self-taught developer compared to being educated with a degree and mentoring?
I'm an odd duck (at least I feel like one :D) I started le...
re: What's the difference between a library and a framework?
Sorry, late to this particular party, but I see a lot of gr...
re: Lessons I learned from training with special forces that I use in software development
Slow is smooth, smooth is fast. Slow down and think. Thinki...
re: Why JavaScript is an OOP Language (Even Though It Doesn't Have Classes)
Yes, I think my biggest issue with this is the clickbait......
re: IE 11, the Modern Web, and You (Featuring StencilJS)
Following-up: My arguments made it, and we knocked down som...
re: IE 11, the Modern Web, and You (Featuring StencilJS)
url-polyfill, 1.0.14 https://github.com/lifaon74/url-polyfi...
re: IE 11, the Modern Web, and You (Featuring StencilJS)
It's about half and half. Strong typing exists because the ...
re: Does your team write code tests for front-end code?
Yes, and I'm amazed that this is even something anyone woul...
re: What if we do daily scrum/stand up over Slack?
There are a lot of specific points that I would like to cov...
re: Discuss: Why do developers equate popularity with success for OSS projects?
Don't know the discussion/drama/issue that caused this, not...
re: Javascript needs competition on the front end. Thoughts?
And I just don't know that you can prove anything that you'...
re: Javascript needs competition on the front end. Thoughts?
I generally hear things like 'javascript is a broken langua...
re: How To Work With Developers - A Guide for Non-Developers
Loved almost all of this and will be sharing it to my team ...
re: Why doesn't CSS move faster (like JavaScript)?
I see a lot of well thought out responses, I just want to r...
re: Lazy names are lazy
Had a dev on a production app that I had to code review mor...
re: Is Coding an Art?
The programmer, like the poet, works only slightly removed...
re: Welcome Thread - v9
Hey everyone, dev.to just started popping up in my Google f...
re: Excerpts from ‘The Clean Coder'
I want this to be constructive :D Testing your code, not ma...
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