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re: Please stop using Ruby
You can write unintelligible nonsense in any language, my dud...
re: Let's discuss hiring practices
This seems unique to geography, because out in the Philadel...
re: Need Laptop Recommendations for Linux
I found a Dell Precision M4800 on NewEgg for $750 - 32G of ...
re: Will software ever become "blue collar" work?
I think so, yes. I always have looked at myself as a “digit...
re: Developer is the next blue collar job
Yeah, people say that but I look at how driverless cars are...
re: What's Career Ownership? How Can It Help Me?
I can get with that. I ask because it seems like we're alwa...
re: What's Career Ownership? How Can It Help Me?
Good suggestions. What would you say to someone that is gen...
re: TDD is Not for Me
I would say it does, yes, if for no better reason then it p...
re: TDD is Not for Me
Fair enough, as long as you end up at the same spot- resona...
re: Should employers provide time for learning/training?
I think they should, and my reasoning can be summed up in o...
re: My dev life has just started 😎👩‍💻
"Review Senior Dev PRs" FTW! I totally agree with this. We...
re: I like to hit vulcanized rubber disks with a stick.
I write music, study Muay Thai/BJJ, hit the gun range, and ...
re: Your 2018 in Numbers
didn’t get fired built some stuff
re: Year-End Review of An Anonymous Developer
I agree that the time box is arbitrary. I’d be happy to con...
re: Where to start refactoring.
Word. That could be an epic in itself, yeah? “Abstract pres...
re: Where to start refactoring.
In my experience, it helps to work outside-in. Is there a w...
re: LibertyJS, who's going?
Gah!! Oh well, I’m booked this weekend. Have fun!
re: LibertyJS, who's going?
What’s that? When? I’m down!
re: The various levels of motivation
Haha, both! The fear of not being attractive AND the excite...
re: Has becoming a developer changed you?
I would say, like some others have said, I tend to think of...
re: The various levels of motivation
Interesting premise. I would be cautious suggesting there i...
re: Developer is the next blue collar job
Perhaps, but just like the construction business, we are a ...
re: Developer is the next blue collar job
Absolutely. That is how most of us learn professionally, an...
re: Developer is the next blue collar job
Great article. I have said it before, and I’ll see it now: ...
re: From Chef to Programmer: Lessons From The Kitchen
Certainly, and your experience is as relevant as mine. I me...
re: From Chef to Programmer: Lessons From The Kitchen
I appreciate the article, as a fellow nontraditional progra...
re: Alcohol and developer culture
I am a person in long-term recovery from drug and alcohol a...
re: Software People — How Do You Deal With Stress/Bullies/Frustration?
As someone who has been in and out of therapy for almost 30...
re: How did you decide on what you wanted to do?
My jazz professor in undergrad, when I was struggling betwe...
re: How did you decide on what you wanted to do?
Now? Simple- a secure, lucrative career path. I bought in...
re: Often neglected skills new devs should learn?
Creative and professional writing skills. I’m dead serious...
re: World of Warcraft - Programmer's Edition
I agree with everything you said. Where I get my Irish up i...
re: How do you feel about changing naming terms?
Yes, the terminology needs to change. I don’t think anyone ...
re: World of Warcraft - Programmer's Edition
I use (new lang) for (explicit purpose) and it works great...
re: Please stop using Ruby
I certainly agree that languages/frameworks persist. I work o...
re: Please stop using Ruby
I never said "Ruby is one of the happiest languages to code i...
re: Please stop using Ruby
So...respectfully, I am going to go in on this. I really fe...
re: Why You Shouldn't Use A Web Framework
LOL, this belongs on Twitter, not dev.to. You can use the...
re: How would you define high quality code?
Personally, the more that code reads like prose, the higher...
re: Choosing a Linux distro
I switched to Linux mint myself about three months ago from O...
re: What's your origin story?
In no particular order: freelance musician college profes...
re: Rock bandify your team
“Stack Too Deep” “Enumerable” “Not A Number” “The Database ...
re: Extreme Makeover: Code Edition
All good stuff. Perhaps I’m spoiled in Ruby on Rails, but I...
re: Programmers who only code at work
I'm a "non-trad" programmer, as in I was a professional mus...
re: What good habits are you trying to adopt?
I am cultivating a few; 1) read every day: It can be a blo...
re: The Art of Humanizing Pull Requests (PR’s)
I make it a point to only ask questions on PRs. Even if you...
re: Smarter Rails Services with Active Model Modules
Very well-written! Thanks for the post.
re: Surviving the Doldrums - What To Do When Your Job Is Slow
Well played :). Do you have any threads you recommend?
re: What to learn next ?
I hard MS is making their machine learning classes open and...
re: What is your routine for staying fit and healthy?
Brazilian Jui Jitsu and Muay Thai. I sweat my ass off learn...
re: How Art School Prepared Me for Programming
My background is in music: my undergraduate degree is class...
re: The Designated Asshole: Lessons from my Dad on Leadership
Real talk though-I am totally about this role. I have no pr...
re: Often neglected skills new devs should learn?
The book that changed my life was “Mindset” by Carol Dweck....
re: Often neglected skills new devs should learn?
Yes, and FWIW you can learn those skills by working in Linu...
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