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Welcome Thread - v28

Hey there! Welcome to dev.to!

A "cherryhead" rides a rainbow surfboard through space.

Leave a comment below to introduce yourself to the community! ✌️

Here are some ideas to get you started:

  1. You can talk about what brought you here, what you're learning, or just a fun fact about yourself.

  2. Reply to someone's comment and say hello or ask them a question. 👋

  3. Or answer this question: do you like listening to music while coding? If so, what's usually playing?

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Andrzej Chmura

Hello, my name is Andrzej, I am a JavaScript Developer currently working on web-based augmented reality experiences.

I am an architect turned software engineer - which isn't as odd as it sounds, considering I find many similarities between the two fields in my day-to-day work.

As I am currently focused on expanding my knowledge of Typescript, I am looking forward to sharing my thoughts and experiences with the community here.

And to answer the question about music: definitely listening while coding, especially some trip hop, ambient and electronic music. Unless I'm on a tight deadline - then I'm listening to Dunkirk soundtrack 😉

Cheers 👋

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Junhong Kim

Hi, I'm Junhong and I'm new here too. 😁 I think your finding is interesting. What do you think the most similarity between architect and development? My guess is that I needs to draw the big picture carefully?

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Andrzej Chmura

Hey, sorry for the late answer - missed the notification! I'm actually writing a blog post exactly about this topic, will share on dev.to soon ; )

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Lynne Finnigan

Welcome! Also, great music choices.

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zuhdanubay

Hello 👋
Nice sharing. Stay in touch 😉

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Sanket Dhole

Hello Andrzej,
Glad to hear about you. And I am also happy that we share similar interest. I would really happy to hear more about you.:)

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Seva Zaikov

Hey! I am new here as well. I am also curious how do you find these two fields different/similar – what is the biggest similarity between two?

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Andrzej Chmura

Hey, thanks for asking! I'm actually writing a blog post exactly about this topic, will share on dev.to soon ; )

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Priyanka

Augmented reality always amaze me, how do we use javascript to make it happen.

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Ben Halpern

Welcome!

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Apoorva Dave

Hello, I am Apoorva. I am a Software Engineer. I am passionate about machine learning and I have started writing articles on the same a couple of days back. I am here as I want to learn and share my findings as well on different interesting stuff 😌

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Lynne Finnigan

Welcome to the DEV community!

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🎧Cirphrank👣

Smart!

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Sarah 🦄

Hi there 👋🏻 Machine Learning is such an interesting topic, looking forward to reading your articles 😊

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Apoorva Dave

Thank you 😊

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Mitchell Mohorovich • Edited on

Hey everyone! I'm Mitchell and I'm a Software Development Engineer currently based in Vancouver, Canada.

I'm new to the industry and I'm looking for ways to continue learning post-graduation, ideally working on projects related to urbanism, urban planning and land use analysis where I can leverage my tech background. I was hoping to be able to find likeminded people on here!

Cheers 👋

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Nate Munson

Hey! Nice to meet you! I think the use of tech in urban planning and land use is incredibly fascinating.

To follow up on Maegan's question--what's your stack?

Also, what is a specific project you're really into right now--whether it be your own, or an external project being done elsewhere?

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Maegan Wilson

Howdy! What type of stack do you work with?

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Raphael Okeibunor 🚀

Hello, my name is Raphael from Nigeria, upcoming Front-end web developer 😁, passionate about web development and seeking for improvement.
I do like listening to music while coding, mostly classicals and Enya songs.
Looking forward to meeting new Friends. 😎

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Lynne Finnigan

Welcome to the community Raphael!

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Raphael Okeibunor 🚀

Thanks

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Andy Zhao (he/him)

Big fan of that gif 😁

I usually don't listen to anything while coding, which I think is the unpopular choice. If I do, it's almost always an album or a single track on repeat.

For example, I literally played K/DA - POP/STARS on repeat for probably three weeks straight.

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Israel Muñoz

I also play the same couple songs on repeat for a BIG WHILE until I decide it's time for a change. I don't mind, but it drives my girlfriend mad if we're working side by side! lol

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Mihail Malo

Have you played it on Beat Saber?

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Andy Zhao (he/him)

I haven't, although I did watch a video of it. Looked like fun!

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Mihail Malo

You gotta.

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Tiamiyu Sikiru Abidemi • Edited on

Hello my name is Tiamiyu Abidemi, I'm a frontend Developer more interested in JavaScript, equipped with little knowledge about backend working with Node.js framework Express, MySQL and MongoDb and I'm currently trying to learn Vue.js any help will be highly appreciated thanks.

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Sanket Dhole

Hello,
I think both of us are on same page. I have also done some front end while simultaneously working as python developer. And I am looking forward to move on with JavaScript. So, mutual help would be really great for both.
I would be glad to hear similar from you.

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Micah Bala

We are on same page, will be glad to learn from you both

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Lynne Finnigan

Welcome Tiamiyu!

I'm also learning Vue.js right now and loving it.

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Tiamiyu Sikiru Abidemi

Thanks...
That's awesome, would you like to share resources?

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Lynne Finnigan

I'm doing a course on Udemy, as well as reading articles on here to learn.

The Vue.js docs are a good place to start, and also here is a list of various awesome vue resources: github.com/vuejs/awesome-vue

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Tiamiyu Sikiru Abidemi

Thanks so much, I'm definitely checking this out👍

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Joel Krause

Hey!
I’m Joel and I’m a frontend web developer at studio chriate in Melbourne, Australia.

I mostly build complex custom WordPress websites for a range of clients and in my spare time... I still code 😅

I joined up as I kept coming across this site in Google search results and decided I needed to become a part of this awesome community.

Looking forward to spending time here.

Cheers
Joel

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Lynne Finnigan

Welcome Joel!

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Colin Gourlay

Hey, I'm Colin. I work in a newsroom, making whatever's required to tell stories in innovative / engaging ways. I reckon this is a good place to share the learnings I make that would be a bit short for a blog post, but a shame to not document in some form. I hope we enjoy hanging out together ✨

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Prince Otchere

Hi I'm Prince Otchere, an R&D chemist turned web developer. I program in JavaScript and have recently set up a personal site that I will post thoughts relating to my interests.

I started with projects of my own and went on to help others like the Order of the Serpent, Positive Education and Nationwide.

Since I am currently focused on improving with TypeScript, Angular and AWS, I look forward to learning from posts here and sharing some of my thoughts.

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Sammy Israwi

The Order of the Serpent? As in this Order of the Serpent? orderoftheserpent.org/

For TypeScript, I found these series of articles very useful: medium.com/@wittydeveloper/typescr...

Welcome to dev.to!

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Prince Otchere

Yes. That is correct. I got really interested in the Left Hand Path after deploying the CRUD comparative religion app, Hypatia. So back in 2017, I came across a group of users on Reddit that wanted to migrate from Religious Forums to their own space. And that's where the Order of the Serpent started.

Also, thanks for the resource. I'll take a look at it.

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mitesh

Hello All
Mitesh Sharma here. Neewbie to web development but the advanced nature of web components and its inclusion in Salesforce Lightning brought me here and piqued my interest in Web components. I am thankful to @bennypowers to introducing me to such a nice community here.
Happy to be here and excited to learn from all fellow developers...

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Karen Grigoryan • Edited on

Hey everybody, how's it going?

I'm Karen. Expat Front-end Engineer in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Currently transitioning to a new job.

I have worked with backbone -> angular.js -> react (now) and fortunately don't plan to switch to anything yet.

I just finished bootstrapping my first, long overdue personal blog/website with Gatsby.js
and am currently looking into practicing more advanced typescript.

Check out more on me here and please feel free to contact me and say hi, I am always open for a good friendly exchange over js :)

Cheers 👋

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Sebastian Larrieu • Edited on

Hi everyone, I'm Sebastian from Patagonia argentina (born in Viedma, living in Bahía Blanca). I've been a software engineer for one year and a follower of the community for almost 2 years.
I decide to become an active member because the people in DEV help me a lot during my time as a student and continue doing it in my professional career, so I would like to give something back.

Currently I,m working mostly with Angular and .NetCore. I'm a Linux user so I'm looking for open source projects to make some contribution.

I love listening to music while I'm programming (and in every other moment), I also love rugby.

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Oliver Obenland

Hello, I’m Oliver, I am a full stack developer at a company which fights blood cancer.
I learned coding myself when I was eleven years old. Since 2011 I work as a software developer in different fields. But I didn’t learned as much about how valuable clean code is or about the social part and politics of software development as I currently do.

dev.to is a big knowledge base where I found many very useful and interesting article which helped me to get through a mentally rough time.

Most of the time I listen to classical music but
Interstellar by Hans Zimmer helps me to get really focused, so I listen to this song for a few hours on repeat.

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Lynne Finnigan

Welcome Oliver!

Sounds like an interesting company that you work for, and I'm glad the dev.to community helped you through a rough time.

Hopefully some time you can share some articles or thoughts on the value of clean code :)

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Heather

Hi, my name is Heather. Previously a developer, moved to software testing and automation and now I work as a community manager for a software testing community :)

I'm trying to get my toes wet with some Python as it has always been a language that was recommended to me but I never had the need for it in my roles. Now I have some time to experiment I think it's time to see how I get on with it.

Definitely listen to music while coding. Depending on the task, either the testers rage playlist on spotify or more upbeat "you can do it" music.

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Ryan Palo

Hi Heather! Welcome to Dev.to! Let me know if you have any questions about the site -- or Python!

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Joshua Byrd

Hey there I'm Josh and I work at ABC News with @colingourlay. I worked as pretty much an office "IT Guy" for around 10 years before realising that I wanted to become a real developer. I'm still learning every day! Feel free to say hi 👋

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Samrith Shankar

Hey,

My name is Samrith. I'm a Frontend Developer, who spends a lot of time convincing people around me to not use jQuery.

I also make NPM packages (react-select-input, Concurrent Tasks) which I end up spending time defending.

I majorly listen to music from the 50s-80s or lo-fi hiphop radio. Occasionally to top charts as well. If I need to concentrate, the seamless edit of Intro by The XX is my go to song.

Feel free to hit me up!

Cheers 🕺🏻

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Sanket Dhole

Hello, I am Python developed looking to change my career as Full Stack JavaScript Developer. I would be glad to help python followers as well as learn from JavaScript Fellow's.

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Chris Achard

Welcome to DEV! JavaScript is super popular right now - there are a ton of jobs available! Good luck learning it :)

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Sven Hoffmann • Edited on

Hello! My name is Sven. I'm a developer mostly interested in web technologies, but I also try to keep up with other things as well.

I just finished my front-end development internship. It was fun! I hope I can apply the things I've learned in my future work.

I'm interested in user experience design and I'd like to learn more about back-end development as well.

Well, this was basically my introduction. I hope I can share some of my knowledge with posts.

Take care ✌

EDIT: I forgot to answer the music question! I like listening to instrumental music when I'm coding. Lately I've been listening to open.spotify.com/track/4GDhkAg959r... 🎶 this.

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amanuell2

Hello I am Amanuel Tadesse, I love JavaScript and currently am working at maraki soft located in Ethiopia as front end developer specially angular application development also i really like vuejs and i used it for personal projects.
Currently am digging deeper in to angular for my new job. i like asking question as well as answering others question.
problem solving is the one skill i want to develop as a programmer and am working on it. thanks all.

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Andy Graham

Hi everyone

I’m Andy. I’m a tech lead, mainly working with Java on full stack projects. Like everyone I love writing code but, as I’ve worked, I’ve become convinced that quality of output is usually more dependent on teamwork and communication than on individual coding talent.

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Dat Vo

Hi, I am Dat from Viet Nam.
Currently I am a Software Engineer at Sapporo, Japan.
Beside the full time work, I also have a small freelancer work which related to NodeJS, Express.

Previous, my work was mostly in PHP ( 6 years experience ), but I use C++ ( sometimes Ruby On Rails for web tool ) for full-time job now.

I know dev.to through other article, and I am so surprised about DEV, it is really interesting with a lot of great stuff from around the world.

The next willing tech is Machine Learning. Current I am lacking knowledge about ML, but really want to deeply passion into it.

I also want to try to write blog again ( previously was Yahoo 360 ).
I think DEV is great place for me back again with this hobby.

I like to play games LOL(League of Legends), listen music and make friends(especially tech friends).

Cheers

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Mihail Malo
  1. I got here from a Medium, don't know which. Currently renovating this stack: GitHub/zigbeer which is the most popular and affordable way to get your own Zigbee coordinator up and running. If anyone is interested in participating in that niche I'd love to hear from you. My WIP is here: GitHub/ZigBeans
  2. I done did it now.
  3. These 4 (off by 1 error) songs on repeat:
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Ritesh Saini

Hello, my name is Ritesh Saini. I'm from India. I'm a blogger and an internet marketer. Currently pursuing MBA from Rajasthan Technical University. I am also a rookie dev and often write on my blog DigitalKube

I love to learn about web programming languages, and that's why hoping to learn a lot from this community.

Cheers

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Michael K Gremillion

Hello everyone! I'm a simple hobbyist; by day I code tools in C# to help me and my coworkers' workflow, and by night I mess around with the (programming) love of my life, Ruby.

My current projects include "boring" things like Excel add-ins to smooth over workflows at my day job, and more "exciting" things like compiling Ruby on Windows in MinGW without using RubyInstaller. And then trying to embed Ruby into a Win32API app. I promise I have a reason for this other than hating myself.

To answer this month's question, I'll sometimes listen to music depending on the mood. Lots of instrumental stuff usually; video game music (Final Fantasy, lots of Sonic the Hedgehog stuff is great background music), or electro-swing (Tape Five, Parov Stelar are current favorites). When I want lyrics, I'll fall back to Evanescence, Dream Theater, and Coheed and Cambria.

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Dev&Code42

Hello, I'm Alex.I'm from France and I start learning code since september. I was an welder, but I wnt to be a fullStack developer. I learned about HTML CSS JS (Jquery ajax) PHP SQL Laravel CakePHP MVC and some other stuff. I want to know how you learn code and why? =)

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Demayne Collins • Edited on

Hello my name is Demayne and I came across this community by perusing the internet. To answer the third question:

When I was in college many moons ago, I studied while listening to music. Especially solving complex math and engineering problems.

So for coding. Its not a problem. I listen to jazz, slow jams, or whatever mood I am in at the momemt.

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Sarah 🦄

Hi there, I'm Sarah 👋🏻 I'm a front end engineer but also sometimes dabble in full stack. Passionate about JavaScript and good user experience. Looking to gain some knowledge and possibly share some too 🙈 I usually listen to instrumental music while coding, right now it's the Westworld ost 👌🏻

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Pritesh Usadadiya

Hello community,

My name is Pritesh Usadadiya, i am a QE Engineer current working with Software Technology company mainly focused on Quality Engineering services.

I build Performance Test scripts and test Performance of application on various environments with use of tools like Jmeter , Taurus , Gatling etc….

I also customize Automation Tests with various frameworks like Selenium, Cucumber , TestNg , and Junit based on project requirements.

Domains that i have worked with : Telecom, Health Care, E-commerce, Airline , CRM & Travel Management.

Other than that, I love writing code and in my spare time, Mostly in Python and PHP, with help of frameworks like Django , flask (My Favourite)

I don't listen to music while i code.(Tried several times but it just doesn't work for me.)

Happy to be here and contributing to the community.

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ramsai

Hi, My name is Ramsai. I am a Backend Developer working with LAMP Stack. I am working on LAMP Stack and basically into building web apps with Laravel.

Currently, I am learning Latest Javascript and React to become as FullStack.

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Ange Kouakou

Hi, I'm Ange (pronounced "enj" or "engie").
Well, I love developement and since a couple of years back, I'm focusing on web development, especially in JavaScript. I'm not a core vanilla JS dev, that's why I'm here to learn more and meet awesome devs :)