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re: MongoDB vs PostgreSQL: what to consider when choosing a database
Thank you for the great write up!
re: Setting up mTLS and Kestrel
This stuff can be such a nightmare when you don't know what y...
re: Is anyone planning a full or partial "early retirement" from software development?
I have mixed feelings about what we call open source today. I...
re: The Scariest Bug (I Haven’t Written Yet)
Haha thank you, it was a lot of fun to make!
re: What harmful habits do developers pick up over time?
Starting with a "getting started " guide that skips on best p...
re: What's your go-to stack these days?
I GROK websites GraphQL React Okta (ok, so I needed auth and...
re: Why Do You Need a Backend?
Very insightful and fresh perspective! Back-End is changing f...
re: My Life as a Con Man
Excellent and insightful read, thanks for sharing!
re: Algorithms Problem Solving: Reduce to zero
Ah ok, very cool! Thanks for explaining!
re: Algorithms Problem Solving: Reduce to zero
Sounds like a similar problem on leetcode: leetcode.com/probl...
re: Algorithms Problem Solving: Reduce to zero
The recursive solution is prettier, but it's not doing any le...
re: Introducing Apache Beam Katas for Kotlin
Awesome, working through as we speak! Hashtag StreamLyfe! I ...
re: For standing desk owners, how do you manage your sit/stand schedule?
I've been slacking lately, but I liked standing during all me...
re: Let's Talk About Var, Let and Const
I think #beginners is a great tag for it, if we only allowe...
re: Let's Talk About Var, Let and Const
/googles phenylephrine :)
re: Let's Talk About Var, Let and Const
Dev.To is all about providing an encouraging place for prog...
re: The Coronavirus Recession and What it Means for Developers
Great advice, and I appreciate the financial perspective! ...
re: Know When to Roll Your Own or Add a Tool to Your Toolbox
Aw, but I like re-inventing wheels!
re: Getting Started with Elasticsearch and Ruby
Yay for Elasticsearch! We run with docker locally and it ma...
re: Serverless Functions are Stateful
Great point! I can see that being the source of many heisen...
re: Is JAMstack All Branding and Little Substance?
You've summed up how I feel about the name, it's not great ...
re: Is JAMstack All Branding and Little Substance?
I love the philosophy of JAMstack. I'm completely sold on c...
re: Design Patterns: Strategy
Strategy may be my favorite design pattern. I usually feel ...
re: On Deliberate Practice
I still need to read Atomic Habits. I also really like the ...
re: Backups Backups Backups
So much of the data I care about any more is scattered thro...
re: Why Should You Use Streaming Data Platforms Like Kafka?
I'm always happy to see more posts on streaming. Real time ...
re: Welcome Thread - v57
Test passed 1/1
re: Special Announcement from DEV
Can't wait to hear the new shows, bring on the podcasts!!
re: dev.to posts tagged 'beginners' considered harmful
I am not opposed to all improvements to dev.to, but the one...
re: dev.to posts tagged 'beginners' considered harmful
I don't think so, but of course you are free to your own op...
re: Designing Against Disagreement at the Start of the Decade
"the smaller the stakes, the more dogged the fighting" I...
re: Planning my career development for 2020.
That's a great list, even if you don't hit all your goals (...
re: Dev predictions for 2020
That's a nice set of predictions, my own might be pretty si...
re: dev.to posts tagged 'beginners' considered harmful
You can read about tag moderation on dev.to, but it has mor...
re: dev.to posts tagged 'beginners' considered harmful
I hear what you are saying, but I also think there is a lot...
re: My Advent of Code 2019 Approach
🤚🤚🤚🤚
re: Calling all Full-Stack Haters
I'm not arguing that a full stack dev does 2x the work of a...
re: What Status Page Provider or Project Do You Recommend?
I'm a fan of services that use StatusPage: cloud-status.ela...
re: Are you using Docker for local development?
I think this is the ultimate. You provide all the pieces so...
re: How do you prioritize learning new things?
Just wake up an hour early and...uh, oh...nevermind, you're...
re: Message Queues And Kafka Explained in Plain English
Great write up, I'm hoping you tackle Kafka Streams next! :)
re: Introduction to Event Streaming with Kafka and Kafdrop
Great write up. I hadn't seen KafDrop before!
re: "useSWR" - React Hooks for Remote Data Fetching
Ah, I think I see after playing with your example. It's nic...
re: "useSWR" - React Hooks for Remote Data Fetching
I'm a total React noob, but I would normally do this with u...
re: Introduction to Java streams
Great write up, reminds me on LINQ in C#.
re: Can we separate the artist from their art? Should we?
This is a tough and important question! It looks like most ...
re: Do you actually use maths as a developer?
I don't, but I wish I had a better grasp on statistics beca...
re: Interview with Molly Struve: 3 Tactics for Mentoring Others
Subscribed!
re: Which non-computer science degrees apply to skills needed for a career in software development?
Patience!
re: Postgres Is Underrated—It Handles More than You Think
I do it with a complex data pipeline and infrastructure inv...
re: What software technologies will earn you the highest pay?
Thumbs up for Kotlin!
re: What software technologies will earn you the highest pay?
Do you have preferred metrics to share? People have critici...
re: What software technologies will earn you the highest pay?
Thank you for the thoughtful and detailed post! Like you sa...
re: What software technologies will earn you the highest pay?
Care to expand on what you think could be improved? Most st...
re: Swapping two numbers, w/o a temp variable
Nice trick!
re: Welcome Thread - v44
Welcome!
re: Postgres Is Underrated—It Handles More than You Think
Thanks for the post, I learned a lot of new things! I'd als...
re: Byte Sized Episode 5: Birth of the B-tree
That intro gets me every time!
re: In Defense of Big O
I'd watch that series!
re: In Defense of Big O
Ooh, cool! Will do, thanks!
re: In Defense of Big O
Hah true! Also, advent of code is coming up soon. I really ...
re: Invisible Projects
<3
re: Which modern fiction presents the most interesting techno-dystopia?
Yes! This! The burning cross in the Applebees parking lot :...
re: If you were tasked to conduct a security audit on a server/database-backed web app, where would you start?
Start with the OWASP top 10, in that order. By far most the...
re: 35 Microservices Interview Questions You Most Likely Can't Answer
Very thorough, thank you for putting this all together!
re: Byte Sized Episode 4: Edsger Dijkstra and His Famous Algorithm
This is great, love the sound effects. :D Thanks!!
re: Scalability: Growing a System in Different Directions
Wow, great article and points!
re: I built an (almost) Decentralized Facial Recognition System with Raspberry Pi Zeros! - FRAS
Haha, I really enjoyed the mix of humor and nightmare in th...
re: I'm a .NET Core Contractor, Podcast editor, and host of both The .NET Core Podcast and The Waffling Taylors. Ask me anything!
Have any tips for the days when you just "don't wanna"?
re: Learning Vue as a React Developer
Wow, very thorough write up! Thank you!!
re: What Are The Highest Paying Software Developer Jobs & How Can I Land One?
I have a hard-time believing the average salary for web dev...
re: What are your computer’s specs? Which specs are particularly important to you?
I'm loving the 2019 Craver/StackOverflow build. It's overki...
re: Will software ever become "blue collar" work?
I don't think that the entire industry will ever become tru...
re: What are your thoughts on the whole 10x engineer viral discussion?
The tests they used for the original (and subsequent) exper...
re: What are your thoughts on the whole 10x engineer viral discussion?
The origin goes back way farther, 1968, and the testing con...
re: Which computer era would have been the most exciting to take part in?
I'm loving it right now! It's never been easier to learn, b...
re: Are there any consequences for exposing your users to vulnerabilities?
If pentesting and compliance/auditing cost more than the va...
re: Convince me that types are awesome
Static typing allows for stronger tooling, catching errors ...
re: Blog post: Podcasts I enjoy listening to... (part 1)
Hey, thanks for the shout out - don't know how I missed it ...
re: What have you crashed?
Many 💥, way too often. Working directly in production data...
re: What's your work-from-home outfit?
I always heard you should dress for the job you want...so t...
re: Simple web server in Perl and Go, Revisit
Really interesting results. I'm not fluent with either Go o...
re: Writers, bloggers, posters - Why do you write?
Small world, high five!
re: Writers, bloggers, posters - Why do you write?
What motivated you to start writing? I got a lot out of rea...
re: Learning MDX Deck: Layouts
This makes so much more sense to me than dragging stuff aro...
re: Take a Vacation!
psst - buy your favourite PM three copies of The Mythical ...
re: Learning MDX Deck: Deploy To Netlify
<3 Netlify! Stashing this article for my next presentat...
re: Calling all Full-Stack Haters
I hear you, and agree that it's a bad term but I think most...
re: The .NET Core Podcast Episode 25 - Blazor: You Want To Run .NET Where?!
Can't wait to listen!
re: 😼 KittenRouter: Opensource 🔍 Elasticsearch Monitoring, Logging & 🚦 Failover of webtraffic (with ☁️ Cloudflare Workers)
Wow, great example of using the right tools for the right j...
re: Learning MDX Deck: Getting Started
Finally got my head around this, really really cool! I'd lo...
re: How to get started with Elasticsearch to implement it in a web app?
Will do, it just so happens that I'm trying to deeply learn...
re: How to get started with Elasticsearch to implement it in a web app?
Hey! I'm a big fan of Elasticsearch and love how well it fi...
re: The 10 Commandments of Programming
I'm getting to where I really love having configs for most ...
re: Why I ignore the hype (and you should too)
There's nothing wrong with "boring" tech choices, especiall...
re: Analyzing Dev.to Git History with Elasticsearch
Ack! Thanks, I changed domain names :) I'll get it fixed u...
re: Testing: Automation exploration
Great point! Just because we can doesn't mean we should! :)
re: Announcing DEV Listings
I would love to use this for find beta testers :)
re: Analyzing Dev.to Git History with Elasticsearch
Yeah, I was just having some fun :)
re: search_flip v2.0.0 - Chainable Elasticsearch Queries
I love how it reads, very nice!
re: Docker For Frontend Developers
Microsoft has really nice base images that will do this, it...
re: Making a Video Game Using Phaser
Looks great, I didn't expect it to look so smooth. Great jo...
re: The Pragmatic Programmer: Investing in Your Knowledge Portfolio
Me too! We're recording the 2nd episode in the series tonig...
re: Introducing the open source developer podcast
Sounds like a great show, I'll be keeping an ear on it!
re: The JAM Stack
Great write-up! I always have the hardest time trying to de...
re: Announcing a new podcast: Developer Side Quests
I keep looking for this show in Pocketcasts, no luck. I do ...
re: FeediRSS API
Hey, that's really sharp! I like that the api is nice and c...
re: Elasticsearch is not just for search
Heya, I just took a stab at writing a quick start guide tha...
re: Elasticsearch is not just for search
I would love to read that post!
re: 🚲 🚂 🚗 🚆 How long is your commute time and how do you cope with it?
I work from home now, but I'm still a podcast addict after ...
re: Elasticsearch is not just for search
Great point, I'll add a little note in there. Thanks!
re: Elasticsearch is not just for search
Not yet, but now I want to try and write one :)
re: Open Call For Guests
Is it okay if I answer every question with a question?
re: Open Call For Guests
Can we nominate people? :)
re: Visual Studio, Why Can't You Just Let Me Have This One (Solution Folder)?
Great find! I had just assumed it was illegal.
re: Going Remote: My 5 Expectations
I love it, and have no desire to go back although I do miss...
re: I’m sorry, but this “Full Stack” meme makes me really mad/sad
Love it, I'd much rather work with somebody that says "How ...
re: Why I Stopped Watching YouTube Tutorials
I'm with you, I prefer videos and books for concepts and do...
re: I’m sorry, but this “Full Stack” meme makes me really mad/sad
Cheers! I'm with you, the world is a big place and it takes...
re: I’m sorry, but this “Full Stack” meme makes me really mad/sad
How do you feel about the term "Software Engineer"? Does e...
re: I’m sorry, but this “Full Stack” meme makes me really mad/sad
What do you call each of these developers... One with 5 y...
re: I’m sorry, but this “Full Stack” meme makes me really mad/sad
Has anybody ever mastered either back or front programming ...
re: I’m sorry, but this “Full Stack” meme makes me really mad/sad
I don't think that "full stack" is much more ambiguous than "...
re: What It Means To Be A Site Reliability Engineer
I wish more (all?) Devs would some time in customer support...
re: What PC would you buy as a new dev now?
My 2 cents, you get so much more value for a desktop and be...
re: Meet NanoQueue and the Schema Dependency Principles
Great read! Sounds like a really neat approach, similar to ...
re: DEV feature idea: Self-serve live broadcasting
I know of plenty of podcasters who would love this feature....
re: What's in your podcast rotation right now?
Heh yeah, I don't even want to know how many - I'm also a p...
re: What was your win this week?
Wow, kudos to a great week!
re: SQL vs Elastic Search for storing CRM Data
My guess is that Postgres would be better to start with. E...
re: What's in your podcast rotation right now?
Think I'm at 55 now :O I'm addicted
re: What's in your podcast rotation right now?
Your list looks a lot like mine!
re: Getting the latest episodes instantly in Pocket Casts
I'm still getting used to the changes in the last version. ...
re: Scaling Elasticsearch Part 2: How to Speed Up Search
I wish I could heart articles more than once, this is great...
re: 3 tips for delivering more value
Sounds like a great episode, queued!
re: Is Today the Best Time to be a Developer? No...but We're Getting Better.
Great post, and I definitely agree that tomorrow will be be...
re: My Favorite Coding Analogies
I do love a good story!
re: My Favorite Software Development Podcasts
Such a great show, and such a unique style and chemistry! ...
re: Domain Driven Design for Everyone Else
Very well said!
re: Searching DynamoDB: An indexer sidecar for Elasticsearch
I ran into similar issues with logstash. It was a major bot...
re: Deploy a Static Site in 3 Steps 👆🏼✌🏼🤟🏼
Netlify is a great option for static sites. You get hosting...
re: Differences Between SQL And NoSQL Databases
Love that key differences table, thanks for putting this to...
re: Scaling Elasticsearch Part 1: How to Speed Up Indexing
Always glad to see more Elasticsearch articles here! Congra...
re: How to properly practice what you learn
Great post! It's really important that we practice doing th...
re: Space-time tradeoff Emoji Note
You are truly the emoji master! ?love those sketch notes to...
re: @cshooks/usetrie, A React Hook for Typeahead/Autocomplete
Great job!
re: An Introvert's Guide to Being Sociable: Being Loud
Very thoughtful piece! As someone who tends towards the qui...
re: Opinion: Architect VS Engineer VS Developer
I think all 3 terms emphasize different aspects of the same...
re: Is it just me or are we in a low-hype phase?
It wasn't that long ago when you would scroll through a sit...
re: Coding Lessons…from Factorio?
The Factory will grow evermore :) I saw a video with 159 ...
re: Would Socrates Use Docker Today?
Love the creative post, and you make great points!
re: Coding Lessons…from Factorio?
I've heard of the Zachtronics games a few times, but have y...
re: Do you prefer unix epoch (a number) or ISO 8601 (a string) for timestamps?
Another vote for 8601, since I can actually read it. :)
re: 4 Tips For Workplace Pranks
Love the googly eyes! (googly eyes ordered, I'm in!)
re: Welcome Thread - v31
You came to the right place!
re: Jack of the Stack
Are you really sure that you actually exist? You might want...
re: Jack of the Stack
My letters change throughout the day ;P (But seriously, I ...
re: What makes a 10x Developer?
Same here, I want to be better at the stuff that's easy to ...
re: Engineering Culture in a Remote Team
I think it would be really useful to know if the job or tea...
re: What makes a 10x Developer?
I did a bit of research on where the notion of the "10x dev...
re: What’s an unpopular software opinion you have?
I've been thinking about this lately, since there have been...
re: What’s an unpopular software opinion you have?
Learning different languages, frameworks and methodologies ...
re: My Favorite Vue Resources
Great list of resources!!
re: Nevertheless, Ali Coded
Woah, you made one heck of a statement without typing a wor...
re: Do you like mailing lists? And perfecting the podcast.
As a human, I strongly dislike mailing lists. I have a hard...
re: Goodbye Audacia; Hello World
You'll do great at whatever you end up doing! Ps: Love the...
re: What Are You Going To Do When AI Steals Your Job?
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy lead me to believe tha...
re: Coding, A Blue Collar Job?
Some days I feel more like a mechanic, fixing up rusty junk...
re: db in c#— how does I do again?
I think the goal of this article is to show the basic steps...
re: db in c#— how does I do again?
Great refresher! It's been so long since I started a new C#...
re: Calling all Full-Stack Haters
I agree, and I think that's a great thing. The higher level...
re: Calling all Full-Stack Haters
When I first started making websites (before anybody called...
re: Calling all Full-Stack Haters
Really great insight, I hadn't thought about how different ge...
re: Calling all Full-Stack Haters
Naming is hard :)
re: Calling all Full-Stack Haters
Woah, I never thought to look into that. How apropos!
re: There's no such thing as a full stack developer
That's a nice idea for large dev teams, but the rest of the...
re: How Do I Start Giving Talks on Coding?
I recommend going in person and talking to the speakers and...
re: How To Make Your .NET Applications Less Quirky
That's such a huge jump, especially since the size was so s...
re: Introducing our February 2019 sponsors
I've been meaning to take the Triplebyte quiz for a while n...
re: Is The Web Forcing Us to Split Applications the Wrong Way?
If the front-end and back-end are tightly bound, then a mon...
re: How to prevent pasting into input fields
Great read, but I have to agree with some of the other comm...
re: Awesome List of Developer Podcasts
Hey, thanks! Dm us if you feel like hopping into the slack...
re: Awesome List of Developer Podcasts
Great list, and they accept PR if you see something that ne...
re: Open-source graveyard 💀
I have many more dead projects then live ones in github. I ...
re: React CRA + Netlify = 💯❤
I'm so in love with Netlify. Easy... CDN Automatic Build...
re: Elasticsearch full-text queries explained, for humans 🤓
Great breakdown! I'd love to see more search based posts on...
re: HTML Rendering: An Important Lesson
Wow, great job! I've always been rooted in the idea of havi...
re: Back to Square One
I appreciate it! My abstractions were weak, and I decided ...
re: Back to Square One
Definitely! I think forcing myself to complete the project ...
re: Back to Square One
Sounds like we agree on philosophy! I feel like every side...
re: 10 Podcasts for Developers in 2019
As a dev podcast addict and maintainer of a dev podcast sea...
re: How I leveraged JAMstack to cut down costs for a nonprofit
The site looks amazing! Many a great project idea has withe...
re: Sh*tpost: can we stop saying "syntactic sugar"?
I hear ya, but I still think it's a useful term. For exampl...
re: 10 Podcasts for Developers in 2019
Great list of shows, looks like I need to add a couple to q...
re: Welcome Thread - v24
great, great, and great!
re: How to shift array position in vanilla JavaScript
ES6 FTW!
re: How to shift array position in vanilla JavaScript
Great point! Array Data Structures aren't very efficient at...
re: Now THIS Is Podracing!
Such a great episode! I remember the first time I used ANT ...
re: Inclusion In Podcasts
Scott Hanselman does a great job at finding a wide variety ...
re: How to write great PowerShell functions!
It's only a couple extra lines, but it adds a lot of value!
re: Dev Podcasts: 2018-10-28 to 2018-11-04
I listen almost exclusively on my phone. I'm on Android, so...
re: AoC Day 10: The Stars Align
I also stopped when I noticed that the stars started gettin...
re: AoC Day 9: Marble Mania
Heh yeah...I put too much thought into how those first coup...
re: AoC Day 9: Marble Mania
I think this has been my favorite problem so far. I wrote ...
re: Ruby has the kindest programming community and I have the data to prove it
You can't argue with emoji, though as a c-sharpie I have to...
re: A Tale of Two Functions
I've done the ol' parenthesis match problem with a stack be...
re: Is it just me or is Microsoft really crushing it lately?
Things are going great for Microsoft, and it wasn't inevita...
re: What are your programming goals for 2019?
JAMStack, Search Engines,and ship ship ship!
re: Help me decide a language for Advent of Code
I second that, it's radically different from most languages...
re: 2018 Give Back Gift List
Aw shucks, thanks Dave!! (Also, I didn't know dev.to had h...
re: Thanks Giving 2018
<3
re: Dumb algorithms make us dumb
Wow, I was not expecting such an invigorating read so early...
re: When is an array, not an array?
Haha, that is disgusting! I love it!
re: When is an array, not an array?
Hey thanks! Also, did you know that you can set the length...
re: When is an array, not an array?
I like it!
re: When is an array, not an array?
Yep! Looks like the "normal" use case is generally implemen...
re: When is an array, not an array?
Types refer to the language implimentations, basically it's...
re: When is an array, not an array?
Solar FTW!
re: Favourite albums to listen to while coding
I definitely recommend listening to the full albums, each o...
re: Favourite albums to listen to while coding
Russian Circles for me, all albums back to back. Is hard ro...
re: What am I missing out if I'm not using a VM/Container for my development setup?
What if you want to need an older version of redis for anot...
re: Dev Podcasts: 2018-11-04 to 2018-11-11
Have an idea for how to automatically "tag" episodes based ...
re: Brief Intro to Arrow Functions
Well...yes! Good call. I'll revise my comment above. I kno...
re: Brief Intro to Arrow Functions
The technical distinctions are tricky, so I really can't sa...
re: Brief Intro to Arrow Functions
Actually it's not so simple. JavaScript supported lambda ex...
re: Books I found at my parents'
It's still around, I know a few people still working on it ...
re: Books I found at my parents'
Heh, we have a lot of the same books. I particularly enjoye...
re: Dev Podcasts: 2018-10-28 to 2018-11-04
Hopefully I'll get it integrated with qit soon so you can e...
re: My First Conference
Sounds like a great time! I really wish I had taken notes l...
re: On Measuring a Software Engineer’s Performance
There are a bunch of studies that have tried to figure that...
re: Which trend or advancement is being overlooked by most developers?
It feels pretty intentional, doesn't it? I get that they wa...
re: Notes From A Modestly Successful Open Source Project
Great list, thanks for sharing!
re: Explain Empty Returns Like I'm Five
Great example!
re: Setting up a React Environment for ASP.NET MVC
Great write up! That's a lot more to that than just running...
re: Should the Quality of GitHub Projects Be Evaluated by Their Star Count?
Most programmers don't have any (or any non-trivial) code i...
re: What's wrong with this code?
Came for the fun, stayed for the conversation. Love all the...
re: Canceling setInterval in React
Great tip, slick solution!
re: .net core console application IOptions{T} configuration
Woah, how did I not know about the ConfigurationBuilder cla...
re: Accessibility Testing - aXe Browser Extension
Ever since reading this I've been aXe-ing all the things, s...
re: My Podcast Subscriptions
Oh heya, thanks for the shout out!!!
re: 10 golden rules for becoming a better programmer
For ultimate precision!... or because the labguage's style ...
re: 10 golden rules for becoming a better programmer
Great list, these are so much more important than what lang...
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