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Welcome Thread - v162

Sloth saying hi

Welcome to DEV!

  1. Leave a comment below to introduce yourself! 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, either with a question or just a hello. 👋

Great to have you in the community!

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SumantaWeb

Indian and a teen learning to code, I am a web dev!!

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Abhishek.H

hey, I'm also Indian!

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SumantaWeb

Comment if india! Hm sab bhartiya he

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Pavan Kulkarni

welcome to dev community

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Oghenero Ologe

Hello, from Nigeria

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Codewhocodes

Same 🤝🏾

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Srinivas karnati

Hello Mate!

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Luke-Tembani

Hi there

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Olayemi Alegbejo

Hello

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Jovit Mathew

Hi I'm also a web dev from india✌️

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AlexSavelev

Good morning!

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Pramit Singh

Indian here

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Okhai Omotuebe

Welcome! You will love it here

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Rubywealth

Thanks.

I'm starting to love it here

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Martin Krause

Hi everyone!

Welcome to the dev.to-community!

I'm Martin, I was a Senior Front End Architect / Manager at one of the world's largest interactive agencies, leading Front End Teams for international accounts. In 2018 I quit and now I'm traveling the world as a professional scuba diver and fully remote Senior Front End Architect / Front End Tech Lead for various international clients.

On dev.to I write mostly about modern Front End Development with react.js and next.js, other topics are design and pure code. I love handcrafted CSS, HTML, and JavaScript. However, a proper framework or library is essential for modern Front End Development.

Currently, I'm publishing the weekly "WebDevDigest: A curated list of the top five web development must-reads from last week" and a library of JavaScript functions in 1 line of code which you can also find on npmjs: onelinecode and GitHub: onelinecode.

If I have enough time, I write more in-depth articles about next.js + TypeScript, for example how to create multi-language pages with next export which is on GitHub:next-export-i18n and npmjs: next-export-i18n


I recommend following the general tags webdev, vscode , career and productivity and javascript, react, CSS. Head over to your Dashboard and adjust the tag weight for to personalize your home feed.


Here's a list of articles to start your journey as an successful developer and a great writer:


If you are looking for your next job, I highly recommend to buy the Book De-Coding the Technical Interview Process by Emma Bostian. It is hands down the best preparation for every technical interview.


If you're interested in my articles, follow me on dev.to/martinkr or twitter.com/_martinkr.

In case you have questions or want to get in touch, feel free to contact me on dev.to/martinkr.

And don't forget to start posting today!

Cheers!

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Okhai Omotuebe

Thanks! Really resourceful post. I just followed you.

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Ritik Bharti

Hello everyone!

I'm Ritik Bharti from INDIA learning web dev from last 2 months.
Recently I came across a Blog post in which "Learn in Public" was mentioned so, I decided to implement that from today that's why I created my account on DEV Community and looking forward for learning in public.

One more thing is that I'm an introvert type of person having lack of self confidence in speaking or posting or writing something publicly, I always think too much before posting or speaking or writing something publicly which I want to improve in myself.

👋!

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Casey Ormond-Tobias

I’m also here because of the Learn in Public article :) I hope you get a lot out of this community!

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Vishnuxx

hello mates! I'm vishnu from India . I'm an undergrad student , app and full-stack student developer. Im looking forward to connect , network , contribute and share my knowledge to public. Feel free to connect with me as i'm slightly new to communities like how it actually is or how to network with people. I hope this community will help me to gain more knowledge and skills.

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Ariho Jedidiah

Undegrad student here too ...I need someone to actually build some fun small projects with and learn from. How can we get in touch man.

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Vishnuxx

Hey! So excited to find a peer..looking forward to connect with you... We can connect via LinkedIn
Here is my LinkedIn ID.
linkedin.com/in/vishnu-vs-799b8420b

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Ariho Jedidiah

I'm not on LinkedIn, coz they require a premium account to be able to message someone. Wish you had something abit more free of restrictions like that. A discord maybe or twitter.

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Sujal Patil

Ahoy everyone! I'm an aspiring Android developer/Web developer and an undergrad student. I'm here to learn more about development for now (Currently focused of Android only).
Hit me up for cool projects and hackathons :p

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Casey Ormond-Tobias

Hi all, I’m Casey from Perth, Western Australia. I’ve just changed careers to software engineering, starting a new job in a couple of weeks. I’ve learned a lot about motivation and mindset principles so please let me know if you need any tips!

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Brady Pochon

I'll take some tips. I'm switching careers to SW development as well. Currently in a boot camp. I'm all ears. Both literally (I have big ones) and figuratively. :-)

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Casey Ormond-Tobias

Hi Brady, nice to meet you 🙂 Can I ask what career you are transitioning from? I've come from an admin background, and before that I was a musician/composer.

For beginner mindset tips, I recommend Shawn Wang's Coding Career. It's full of good advice and resources, and helps you develop your core values as a developer.

Some highlights on being a Junior Developer:

  • Your job is to ask questions. "Not knowing anything" is an asset. As a junior dev, you're fresh - with no pre-conceived ideas or bad habits (yet). Your employer should know this and use your "newness" to mold you into their ideal worker.
  • Try to ask good questions - here's a big breakdown that's worth reading. Before asking a question, try out a few things first and tell them what you already tried - teachers appreciate that.
  • Good communication skills are critical for a developer of any level. I recently listened to a podcast where a senior dev described most workdays as 60% communicating with people, so it can't be ignored!
  • Learning In Public - This is a big one. Take the things you've learned and share them in your own words. In fact, that's what I'm doing with you right now! Help people with their problems. Champion their good ideas. It builds your network and solidifies your own learning.

NOTE: It can be hard to give advice when you yourself are new. The trick is to write to yourself three months ago. What advice did you need to hear?

Motivation is another story, because what motivates you is unique and personal. I did this free quiz, which gave me my top 3 motivations (Be Unique, Organise, Improve). Knowing these gives me a better grasp on my strengths and weaknesses, so it's a great place to start. If you do do it, I'd love to know what you get🙂

Hope that helps! Let me know if you have any other questions.

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Brady Pochon

Such a thorough reply with useful tips inside and links to resources outside. I am grateful you took the time to reply in such a way. You're right in that I'm a sponge right now. I will be visiting all resources and gleaning what I can.

I worked alongside my father in an underground-sprinkler installation and service business he has. I started when I was 13 and am now 34. It's time for something new.

Again, thank you and have a good day, Casey.

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Casey Ormond-Tobias

No worries and good luck!

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Ramon Xavier

Opa, sou
Ramon Xavier, desenvolvedor na Guiando e vim para conhecer novos devs e novas tecnologias.

Atualmente estou à caminho da Senioridade e tenho habilidades com:
.Net, PHP, C#, Angular, JS, Typescript, ECS6, SQL Server, Mysql dentre outras tecnologias.

Também sou membro do GDG (Google developers group) Juiz de fora como organizador :)

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Nick Taylor • Edited

Bem vindo ao DEV Ramon!

Spiderman swinging by to say hello

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Yannick Chenot

Hi! I'm Yannick, a seasoned PHP developer from the UK. I already publish content on other platforms and wanted to give dev.to a try 🙂 I write about PHP (obviously), Laravel, and also Docker and other various topics.

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Mike-Carolan

Hey Yannick - I'm a PHP/Laravel developer as well. I have both MySQL and PostgreSQL backend experience as well. So my newest ambition is to create Laravel policies... should be fun :) Looks like it is pretty well documented. Have you implemented them yet? If so - any pointers/roadblocks?
Cheers!
Mike

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Yannick Chenot

Hey Mike! Yeah policies are well documented, but if I had a recommendation to make it'd be to handle authorisation in form request objects (also used for validation) instead of controllers. This way you keep your controller methods clean and lean

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Mike-Carolan

Thank you Yannick!!!!

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Marius Paulikas

Hello everyone!

My name is Marius Paulikas, and I am currently completing the Coding Dojo bootcamp! In addition, I have a Geography research background, and have worked extensively with natural hazards, census data, and ArcGIS mapping software. With my recent programming background, my primary strengths consist of working with HTML, CSS (front-end), Python or Java (back-end) and with MySQL. If anyone is interested on collaborating on a specific project, please let me know! Look forward to working and interacting with you all!

best,
-Marius

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Aakash Ahmed

Hey Guys, I am an experience React JS/ Shopify Expert ( working as a full time employed) for 6+ years. Thought i should start a tutorial series in Youtube each weekend to give something back to community ( of all i've learnt so far). Will create a weather Application live in React today. Anybody find it interesting to learn, please tune in. Will also do Q/A live.

youtube.com/watch?v=A-BQZIhC3X8

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Vaclav Elias

Hello, I joined today and I hope I will be able to contribute soon with some C# articles and examples for Stride stride3d.net/. I am just waiting for Stride .NET 6 release which is imminent. Have a great day everyone!

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bobinska-dev

Hi wonderfull people of the internetz, 👋
My name is Saskia and I am a social & online marketig specialist that turned into a web dev when I realized that I was actually really good at it ... 😜 what started as a drunken "women are actually just put off by society and I could have become good at coding, if i had the f*** chance!" and ended with me in IT .

It tought myself so I know how hard it can be. And I think I want to do 2 things here: mentor and learn.

We'll se how changing from lurcking to becoming op will change my situation... but here we go ;)

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Brady Pochon

Wasssssup. I'm Brady and live in Nebraska, USA. I'm the only 34 year old you'll know that's had a 21 year career already. So, time for something new. Enter software development. Currently in boot camp and enjoying it. Hello to everyone and best of luck and perseverance to you.

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Nick Taylor

Welcome to DEV!

Robert Redford nodding in a forest

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Daniel

Hi folks 🙋🏻‍♂️

I work in data / analytics engineering in the process industries, mostly using Azure / Python / R / SQL at the moment - also supporting a lot of transformation across the business too.

Looking forward to getting involved here 🚀