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Sophie DeBenedetto

Engineer at GitHub, graduate of + former teacher at Flatiron School. Cat lover, but I admit I have a dog. Supporting students and junior devs through https://www.break-in.tech/

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Synchronizing Go Routines with Channels and WaitGroups

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Building Dynamic Outputs with Terraform Expressions and Functions

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Knock Down Your House: Refactoring and The Creative Process

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Elixir and The Beam: How Concurrency Really Works

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TIL GenServer's `handle_continue/2`

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Understanding Recursion with Elixir

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How to Ace the Dreaded Whiteboard Interview

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How to Learn to Learn to Code

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How to Get Un-Stuck

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Pair Programming for Interviewees

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From Newbie to Presenter: My Path to Speaking at Empex

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Custom Ruby Class Macros with Class Instance Variables

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Custom Form Validation in React with Redux Middleware

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Junior Dev Survival Guide: How to Communicate About Code

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JavaScript's Functional Class Pattern

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Composable Query Builders in Rails with Arel

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Smarter Rails Services with Active Model Modules

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The React + Redux Container Pattern

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DIY reCAPTCHA with Ruby

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Building a Custom Logger with Active Support Tagged Logging

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JWT Auth with Phoenix and React Router 4

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