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re: Halfway Point: Hacktoberfest
Ok? I didn't realize that Flatiron labs counted toward Hack...
re: I created an IE11 end of support countdown
I love it.
re: What was your win this week?
I finished my Sinatra project.
re: Welcome Thread - v43
re: Daily Hacktoberfest Miscellaneous discussion (October 5th)
Ehhh, I'm not sure if I will get to Hacktoberfest stuff thi...
re: Welcome Thread - v43
re: What was your win this week?
I was interviewed for a Podcast Launched a large campaign ...
re: Daily Hacktoberfest Miscellaneous discussion (October 1st)
If you need someone to encourage you to participate if you ...
re: A day in the life for you and git...
In the evenings I like to relax by using git clone on a fre...
re: What was your win this week?
Finding an apartment is a very big win. Congrats! Be sure ...
re: Daily Challenge #15 - Stop gninnipS My sdroW!
Ruby def wordSpinner(string) string.split(" ").map do |...
re: What was your win this week?
Hacktoberfest starts next week and I am REALLY excited and ...
re: I've been a developer for 20 years and just started writing a blog, Ask Me Anything!
In your opinion, does ageism in tech actually exist? What h...
re: Star Wars or Star Trek
Star Trek. 🖖
re: How often do you pair-program?
About one a week for 30 minutes. It's an optional to-do as ...
re: Hacktoberfest 2019 updates posted. Get ready everyone!
I was creeping at the Hacktoberfest site the other day and ...
re: What was your win this week?
This is the best Friday gif I've seen I got unstuck with a...
re: The best thing about my job is ___
Since May and it's been an adjustment, but overall a good o...
re: The best thing about my job is ___
B also means C applies. I can wear all the tech/conferences...
re: The best thing about my job is ___
B. Working remotely has been a nice change of pace and mi...
re: If your manager told you to spend the next two weeks working on any "fun and fulfilling" project at work, what would you do?
Hello, fellow Trekie! 🖖 This is an amazing project and I h...
re: Which unproductive activities are typically mistaken for productivity?
To-do lists, to some degree. I am a fan of bullet journal...
re: Cool, just send me a copy of the code on ___
D) This stack of papers. I printed out all the code for you...
re: How did you feel after your first open source PR?
I was nervous. I had heard some vague stories about gatek...
re: Feruz Oripov, The Real MVP.
Factoring is so important!
re: What color are your office walls?
A mural sounds nice!
re: How do you balance social media and work?
I've used Pocket for years, but I rarely go back to read th...
re: How do you balance social media and work?
I hear you with struggling = procrastination.
re: What's your developer origin story?
I was bitten by a radioactive Javascript function on a scho...
re: How Job Posts Tell You More Than You May Think
Wow, I hadn't thought of using job descriptions to tell me ...
re: 5 Things That Setup New Developers for Success
Centralized documentation should get all of the claps. So...
re: A misunderstanding of ______ brought down all of the Internet
Semicolons. Always, semicolons.
re: What was your win this week?
Completed building my first CLI application! Pass the proj...
re: CSS Can Do This... And It's Terrifying!
I love the click bait title :) This is a good read. I'm ver...
re: What's that "company culture fit" interview all about?
I'm curious if we'll get any HR people to comment in on thi...
re: I'm an ex-bartender/waiter who is now a web developer and DevOps engineer, Ask Me Anything!
An Old Fashioned is a good choice. Cheers!
re: I'm a senior developer and I regularly google "html image tag"
I always forget the markdown formula for images.
re: I'm an ex-bartender/waiter who is now a web developer and DevOps engineer, Ask Me Anything!
What was your favorite and least favorite drinks to make as...
re: What color are your office walls?
A navy wall sounds nice. I wanted to do an almost navy, dem...
re: What color are your office walls?
Wood paneling might be back in style, who knows.
re: What color are your office walls?
Brand colors?
re: What color are your office walls?
If you could change the color, which would you pick?
re: How to delete ALL node_modules folders on your machine and free up HD space!
This is very handy! I run into storage issues on my laptop ...
re: My favorite swag from tech conferences are ______
I've yet to meet a taco I didn't like, but chicken or beef ...
re: What was your win this week?
Yas! How did you get started with those? Gatsby has been on...
re: What was your win this week?
Good luck! Which conference did you submit this talk to?
re: What was your win this week?
I made significant progress on my CLI app yesterday. I was ...
re: My favorite swag from tech conferences are ______
🌮🌮🌮
re: What's your non-internet career alternative?
Burgers. dev.to/scrabill/comment/ddlo
re: I just changed jobs, Ask Me Anything!
Vague feedback is frustrating. :(
re: Daily Challenge #1 - String Peeler
I liked today's challenge so I'm going back to do past ones...
re: Daily Challenge #30 - What is the price?
I have figured out the logic in Ruby, but the result gets w...
re: Daily Challenge #29 - Xs and Os
Thanks. I can't think of X's and O's without Gossip Girl. ...
re: What was your win this week?
I'm impressed at my own refactoring skills in yesterday's c...
re: I'm Going Back to being a DEV Community Member
Best wishes in your future endeavors, Ali. It's awesome and...
re: Which dev.to loading GIF do you prefer?
Pulse 1. It's so seamless.
re: Daily Challenge #29 - Xs and Os
WAIT. Here's a much cleaner solution in Ruby. def gossip_...
re: I just changed jobs, Ask Me Anything!
Did you get any conflicting or unclear feedback during the ...
re: Daily Challenge #29 - Xs and Os
Not a pretty solution, but it seems to work in Ruby def g...
re: Dissecting my Ruby Project Skeleton
I was just wondering what folders I needed (and why) and fo...
re: How do you pass the time when you can't fall asleep?
This is a great idea. Sometimes stress or anxiety keeps me ...
re: Is there an art to naming projects?
I'm a fan of a pop culture reference. My go-to is naming so...
re: What, in your opinion, is a perfect video game?
I am a very casual gamer. For me, a perfect game is one th...
re: What do you work on when you are on a plane? ✈️✈️
I rarely work when flying, but the last time I was working ...
re: Frontend or Front-end ???
Front-end, but I can't explain why.
re: What Bootcamp did you attend and would you recommend it?
I enrolled in the part-time, online Software Engineering Bo...
re: What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?
I should add these were SSNs of clients/customers.
re: What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?
Right! Common sense and educating the humans that work at...
re: What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?
This is a good point. An out of context password on a stick...
re: What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?
Why does no one seem to take securing work laptops seriousl...
re: What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?
SSNs in an email. Why would you do that?
re: What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?
Guilty. When I worked at a small company, we kept password...
re: What does your team do when your communication channels go down?
In a previous role, it meant more meetings >.>
re: I created DEV and have other positive qualities, ask me anything!
If you were not in tech and could do anything you wanted, w...
re: What was your win this week?
I need to know more about this scavenger hunt
re: What was your win this week?
Attending Codeland Published a recap in record time Saw a ...
re: Twitter's new UI
I've had the new UI for a while since I opted into the prev...
re: What would your dream tech conference look like?
To answer my own question, here is what I'd like my ideal t...
re: Does College Limit Our Success?
Not exactly. It is what you make of it, your circumstances,...
re: What would your dream tech conference look like?
Good point about buffers between talks!
re: What got you into dev?
I got into tech and coding as a necessity. My background ...
re: My Mom wants to learn programming, where would she even begin?
When I was first learning to code, I started with Codeschoo...
re: What would your dream tech conference look like?
Yasss! Would that be a summit instead of a conference? Eith...
re: What would your dream tech conference look like?
There's the non-programming side of tech too! AI, sound, mu...
re: What would your dream tech conference look like?
I hear ya! The cost of a conference ticket its self can be ...
re: What would your dream tech conference look like?
A conference at Disney really would be a dream come true....
re: Do you prefer handwritten or typed notes?
Exactly!
re: Do you prefer handwritten or typed notes?
A wiki is another approach I have been thinking about takin...
re: If you mostly write code for your day-to-day, do you have plans to get promoted out of that situation?
Not a plan, exactly. But I took a lateral move because I wa...
re: How I Approach Notetaking as a Developer
You make a good point about separating the why and how with...
re: Do you prefer handwritten or typed notes?
Oh, Bear looks cool.
re: Do you prefer handwritten or typed notes?
re: Do you prefer handwritten or typed notes?
Paper notes make sense in this context. You can jot down wh...
re: How I Approach Notetaking as a Developer
I've heard of literate programming! It's a facinating conce...
re: Which computer era would have been the most exciting to take part in?
The lover-of-space in me would have loved to have been a pa...
re: What are you doing while twitter is down?
I didn't even notice Twitter was down. Not a slow day at wo...
re: Infinite loop
Ha!
re: What size company do you work for? What's that like?
Large. As in 300k employees globally. Overall, it's good. ...
re: When to start looking for your next role?
The best advice I've heard is to start looking/thinking abo...
re: Show Me Your Favorite Thing You've Organized
Not mine, but have you seen Things Organized Neatly?
re: What jobs did you hold before you got into software?
If tech does me wrong, baker/barista would be my go-to skil...
re: What jobs did you hold before you got into software?
Painting, like houses? Or an artist?
re: What jobs did you hold before you got into software?
I had a fair amount of odd, non-tech/non-software jobs. H...
re: What have been the broken promises of computer technology?
We were supposed to have hover cars by now. I like what th...
re: Asking for Help as a Developer
🤩 Your development journal sounds like an amazing piece of...
re: Asking for Help as a Developer
Thank you. You know, I was thinking about the where aspect ...
re: What time of day are you most productive?
Midnight, apparently. No, really, I am not a morning pers...
re: How important are math skills for software development?
For me, knowing that I could do math with code (Ruby, Javas...
re: JavaScript 101: Arrow Functions
Arrow functions make more sense to me know that I know abou...
re: How To Transition From Sitting to Standing at Work
Nice! I recently started working from home, which allows me...
re: What's your worst nightmare as a coder?
That I'm not as good of a coder as I think I am, but no one...
re: Do you code on the weekend? How often, what’s your routine like?
Yes, I code on the weekend. And most weeknight evenings. ...
re: Unusual HTML tags worth knowing 🧩
Ah, I had forgotten about these tags
re: What are you reading right now?
Right now. Nothing. But I do want to make progress on the...
re: What's your commute like?
My current role is remote. So, my commute in the morning i...
re: Are coders real people???
I 100% do beer and coffee. I mostly keep in touch with th...
re: What are you reading right now?
I read this in 8th grade, but wouldn't mind reading it agai...
re: Where do you look for conference CFP's?
Also congrats and well done on giving your first lightning ...
re: Where do you look for conference CFP's?
There are a few resources listed in this article. kencene...
re: Design for Non-Designers (Part 1)
Great read! As someone who has a design background, I wish ...
re: Can I put small projects on github?
Yes. And try to document your projects so that someone comi...
re: Poor Man's Dark Mode Using CSS Filter
filter: invert(100%) is my new favorite thing.
re: I'm preparing my first workshop, any suggestion as an attendee or organizer?
Be clear about what you will be providing or what attendees...
re: What's your favorite coding joke/comic etc?
My fave goes something like this. Roses are red Violets a...
re: I've Been Booted Out Of My Dev Role! What Should I Do?
I agree that it is time to move on. However, this is still ...
re: What was your win this week?
This week, I.... Attended my first Ladies Get Paid meetup...
re: I'm writing a book for junior developers!
This sounds like the book I wish I had 5 years ago. I'd lov...
re: Nevertheless, I coded, coded & coded
Agreed! Those words come off as exclusionary.
re: Driven mostly by spite, jess coded
Your puzzle analogy is on point! Also, now I want to put s...
re: What companies are great places to work at for women in tech?!
I've poked around it a bit—for sure work checking out. The...
re: Nevertheless, Fen coded and found their people.
Thank you for sharing this, Fen.
re: What companies are great places to work at for women in tech?!
There is a company that helps to match women with their ide...
re: Burnout Is What Happens When You Don't Recharge Your Batteries
I was in a role that I didn't hate, but it was missing all...
re: I Can't Do It All: My Burnout Story
Wow. It's amazing that your coworkers intervened as they di...
re: Why I migrated from a personal blog to Dev.to
Do you think you will go back to a self-hosted blog in the ...
re: Which conferences are you submitting CFPs to?
This week, I'm focusing on a CFP for Write the Docs Portlan...
re: Live Tweeting Tech Events: Practical Tips and Tricks
Nice write up. I love live-tweeting at conferences—and app...
re: What Makes an Effective Code Walk Through?
I agree that the format of the walkthrough (slides, shadow,...
re: Do you leave jokes in your code? If so, please share!
On Twitter the other day we were talking about weird functi...
re: How do YOU deal with burnout?
There was a longform article on BuzzfeedNews today about bu...
re: [Off Topic] Should a developer marry another developer? What are the chances?
For me personally I do not see being a developer as a must ...
re: If you've recently switched code editors— How's it going so far?
Yes! I switched to Atom in November and is been great. I ...
re: What is your biggest 'red flag' when interviewing?
Here are a few Not having any questions for me Not having...
re: Your 2018 in Numbers
Were you part of the Grow with Google / Udacity scholarship...
re: Your 2018 in Numbers
Congrats! Which nanodegree did you complete?
re: When programming on a laptop: Mouse or Trackpad?
Mostly trackpad, since I'm on my laptop and it's difficult ...
re: Your 2018 in Numbers
This is fun! Here's mine. 🏡 1 house purchased (with 2 acr...
re: What are your resolutions for 2019?
I'd like to learn React and Python in 2019.
re: The Definitive Guide To Protecting Your Eyes For Developers👀
I also invested in blue-light/UX blocker lens and the diffe...
re: How does your workplace approach recognition?
We have a company wide recognition system, but it's not ver...
re: Hosting an App with Heroku and Netlify (if you've never done it before)
I had never used Netflify or Heroku before today. Thanks to...
re: My experience with toxic teams
When you are in it, it can be difficult to see you are in a...
re: I'm an email developer and totally not a spammer. Ask me anything.
As a professional, great! Images loading by default means I...
re: I'm an email developer and totally not a spammer. Ask me anything.
I don't know what you're talking about...
re: I'm an email developer and totally not a spammer. Ask me anything.
Welcome to the club! Are you in the Email Geeks Chat group?...
re: I'm an email developer and totally not a spammer. Ask me anything.
It's been a while since I've used them, but MailChimp was a...
re: Portfolio Advice Thread
Thank you! I've implemented some of the changes you've sugg...
re: I'm an email developer and totally not a spammer. Ask me anything.
Yes! There are several email frameworks out there. I learn ...
re: I'm an email developer and totally not a spammer. Ask me anything.
For the most part, my work is production based. We have a q...
re: Portfolio Advice Thread
I could use some brutally honest feedback. Redoing my portf...
re: I created and maintained my first open source project for Hacktoberfest. It got spooky. Ask me Anything.
Thank you! :)
re: I created and maintained my first open source project for Hacktoberfest. It got spooky. Ask me Anything.
Wow, that's awesome. Congrats! I need to catch up before al...
re: Who's looking for open source contributors? (October 1st edition)
In the spirit of Hacktoberfest, my How Many Days Until Hall...
re: I created and maintained my first open source project for Hacktoberfest. It got spooky. Ask me Anything.
There ya go! You're 1/5 of the way to getting that t-shirt ...
re: I created and maintained my first open source project for Hacktoberfest. It got spooky. Ask me Anything.
First up, you are 1000% good enough to contribute to open s...
re: How do you shift between the coding mindset and other head spaces?
"Sorry, I can't work today. I've been locked out of my brai...
re: How do you shift between the coding mindset and other head spaces?
I tend to say tasks aloud, to myself that require a mind sh...
re: Why is HTML linting not a common practice?
We're friends here, right? Truth. I had no idea what linti...
re: I Am a Fullstack web developer that started working at the tender age of 16 (lol), Ask Me Anything!
Good for you! What do you consider the most challenging as...
re: I Am a Fullstack web developer that started working at the tender age of 16 (lol), Ask Me Anything!
I'm curious about your anticipated job from developer to te...
re: I created and maintained my first open source project for Hacktoberfest. It got spooky. Ask me Anything.
Oh no :( Did your goodies ever arrive? I hope it doesn't d...
re: Web development boot camp grad, ask me anything.
That's fair. I was reading something a while back that some...
re: I created and maintained my first open source project for Hacktoberfest. It got spooky. Ask me Anything.
I love the idea of doing a subway app. Those apps are usual...
re: I am Software Engineer and former Director of Engineering, Ask Me Anything!
In your opinion, what separates a developer (let's say, a f...
re: I created and maintained my first open source project for Hacktoberfest. It got spooky. Ask me Anything.
Awesome! If I was local to NYC I'd stop by. I've yet to d...
re: I created and maintained my first open source project for Hacktoberfest. It got spooky. Ask me Anything.
Thanks for sharing! I've flagged the video to watch later. ...
re: I created and maintained my first open source project for Hacktoberfest. It got spooky. Ask me Anything.
I'd encourage people looking at (and hopefully helping to c...
re: I created and maintained my first open source project for Hacktoberfest. It got spooky. Ask me Anything.
Yeah, I had a few of those. Most of them where pull request...
re: Web development boot camp grad, ask me anything.
Where there any misconceptions about coding boot camps that...
re: I created and maintained my first open source project for Hacktoberfest. It got spooky. Ask me Anything.
Looking at the current state of the countdown timer, all vi...
re: I created and maintained my first open source project for Hacktoberfest. It got spooky. Ask me Anything.
I hear ya! I'd love to more of this as part of my day job, ...
re: I created and maintained my first open source project for Hacktoberfest. It got spooky. Ask me Anything.
I 100% had to Google what this meant ;) Nope, I didn't hav...
re: I created and maintained my first open source project for Hacktoberfest. It got spooky. Ask me Anything.
I don't think I had, actually. It had been something I wan...
re: What do you do with your free time at work?
My workload technically never ends :) But, to break up the...
re: I created and maintained my first open source project for Hacktoberfest. It got spooky. Ask me Anything.
The idea came from when I finally understood how Javascript...
re: I created and maintained my first open source project for Hacktoberfest. It got spooky. Ask me Anything.
No BIG plans this time around. Right now, I'm debating if...
re: I created and maintained my first open source project for Hacktoberfest. It got spooky. Ask me Anything.
Great first question! For me, the idea that I might have a...
re: How do web developers/freelancers build websites in time?
I've yet to build a full site from scratch in my spare time...
re: Have any DEV design concepts or ideas?
Like a baseball cap?
re: Have any DEV design concepts or ideas?
This is always the correct response
re: Been Blogging since 2002 - AMA.
If you don't blog on your own sites, where do you blog? Do...
re: Why I Turned Down a Job Opportunity
Good for you! It sounds like that company doesn't know what...
re: When signing up or logging into an app, do you prefer OAuth (authentication w/social media account) or email sign up/sign in?
I like the option of OAuth, but me using or not does depend...
re: Why haven't you gone to a development conference?
I've been to several development conferences at this point,...
re: How do you keep your body hydrated during working hours?
I keep a 12 oz. glass--an actual glass, glass--at my desk j...
re: How to Host an "Ask Me Anything" on dev.to
🤔 I may have to do that. I still get asked about that proj...
re: How to Host an "Ask Me Anything" on dev.to
It's awesome that dev.to is encouraging this!
re: Building a Kickass Portfolio
Great read! I've been meaning to redo my portfolio for like...
re: What's your opinion on Microsoft's GitHub Acquisition?
I'll continue using Github. To be perfectly honest, I was s...
re: Getting Stuff Done when Every Voice Matters
I have had similar struggles at my job, so I appreciate you...
re: Is coding with alcohol productive?
On occasion, I indulge in a beer or glass of wine while cod...
re: 5 reasons why Git based resume is awesome
I thought about doing this a while ago, but haven't gotten ...
re: What do you do on a daily basis for your job?
I am a Senior Email Developer at a financial company. Oddly...
re: How do you handle days where you just aren't motivated?
I'm not sure if she's the originator, but I've heard Mel Ro...
re: When did you stop thinking of yourself as a junior/newbie?
Hmm. I still think of myself as a junior dev in some ways. ...
re: Some memories around the founding of dev.to
"...it's a good idea to start with the basic boring barely-...
re: External tools for dev productivity/happiness
I use some post-its for next up tasks. I also find them han...
re: External tools for dev productivity/happiness
Oh yeah, I didn't think to mention a notebook and writing u...
re: Crowdsourcing a portrait of an ideal manager
I can understand where they are coming from. However, if yo...
re: External tools for dev productivity/happiness
Having a nice mousepad was a splurge I didn't think I neede...
re: Crowdsourcing a portrait of an ideal manager
Of course! I see it as being there to support your team no ...
re: Crowdsourcing a portrait of an ideal manager
Ideal manager is one that will, without fail, fight for the...
re: What are you working on these days?
Oooh good question. I'm realizing now none of my active pro...
re: Let's talk about remote work.
I think I am just as productive, if not slightly more so wh...
re: What does it take to be a senior developer?
I see being a senior developer as someone who yes, can do t...
re: Fantastic Personal Websites and How to Make Them
Great article! I've been way, WAY overdue on redoing my por...
re: Learn Git fast as if your job depends on it
Git status is life. Great article. Wish I had this as ref...
re: Looking back on a wonderful year for dev.to
Happy (almost) Birthday to dev.to! Here's to many more!
re: One Useful Advice To Fight The Impostor Syndrome
Wow. I really appreciate your article. I realize I do some ...
re: A Call For Testers: If You Hoard Tabs or Want To Manage Your Reading List Better, I Need your Help
I'm happy to help! I just downloaded the extension and have...
re: A Call For Testers: If You Hoard Tabs or Want To Manage Your Reading List Better, I Need your Help
I can relate to this. I currently have 100+ browser tabs ...
re: I'm a co-founder of dev.to, ask me anything!
Do you have an advice for either 1) non-technical people wo...
re: Welcome Thread - v1
Hello! I've been joining in on the weekly Twitter chats a w...
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