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Welcome Thread - v36

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Welcome!

  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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Diana Maltseva

Hey, there!

My name is Diana and I haven't published a welcome thread yet. And it seems to me that time has come.) I have been a tech blogger since 2015 and I love my job.)

On Dev, I have already published 44 posts and am going to write another article soon. I'm interested in IoT, blockchain, programming, including technologies, software solutions, and software engineering practices.

Have a nice day to everyone!

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John Mackay

Hello

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Ambrose Byamugisha

hello

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laserblue

Diana,
With 44 articles written and an interest in software solutions and software engineering practices, can you tell me if Dev has a great indexing method that would allow me to find the exact article I need to read just when I need it? I'm looking for something like Socratic Arts' ExTRA(Experts Telling Relevant Advice) system. socraticarts.com/solutions/technol...

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Xuqian

Hi

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Diana Maltseva

You can search for information by various tags such as devops, techtalks, app dev, and more.)

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Daniel Macdonald

Welcome!

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Hamid Semix

Hi Diana

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Ivica Paleka

Hi!

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New Dev

Hello Diana,
I read your article about swagger api documentation. I like to see if any api document created using swagger just to see how it looks in production?

I am creating one document for our project and not sure if document UI is going to look the same it in editor ?

Kindly help

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Fawaz Joseph

Nice to meet you, Diana

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Matthew

Hi !

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Edwin Wan

Hi!!

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Mohan Upadhyay

Hi

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Ron Sala

👋🏼

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Lamidi Ismaila

Hi Diana

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Mj Tapiru

HELLOOOOO

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logunlaja26

Hello

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Pawan Sah

Hello

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Tre

Awesome thanks for all of your posts!

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Semyon Scherbinin

Hello🙂

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Bruno Oliveira

Hey! Nice to meet you! :)

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Samson Adesanoye

hello

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Drew Tora

Hello :)

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alineutron

Hello and Wellcome :)

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samtrevor

Hello

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Ananth Kamath

Hello Diana. Nice to meet you.

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Kyle Chang

Hello

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Kalvin Smith

Hello Diana

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Angad Sharma

Hi there

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asmaalshareef

Hi and have a nice time

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Gabriel Uzowulu

Nice to meet you Diana.

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Dave

Welcome!

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Kaleem Anwar

Hello

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Horvey Gutierrez

hello Diana, i would like to write a post very soon

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yusufcodes

Hey Diana and welcome😊

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Aleks

Hello! How do you find topics for your articles?

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Diana Maltseva

I write the issues that might be interesting for developers, other IT specialists, or businessmen who are looking for software solutions. You can take a look at your target audience, competitors, popular topics, and more.)

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Gr8Tortuga

Welcome

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Abiel Ortega

Hi Diana !

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adeleke-speed

Hello Diana

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John Idyu

Hello Diana, I'm John, I see that you are interested in Blockchain, google Blockgeeks, you should find more on blockchain there.

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Misir Jafarov

Hello, DEVs!

My name is Misir. I'm 17 years old developer that coding in Js, C#, Php, Java, Pascal using those frameworks: Express, React (Native), Express, Asp.Net Core, EF Core, Unity (yes I can also make video games xD), Laravel, Code Igniter, Android, LCL, jQuery, Bootstrap 3, ...

Coding is just fun for me.

I'm CTO at Uviba - payment processing gateway.

Thanks for reading 😊

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Ben Halpern

I'm 17 years old developer that coding in Js, C#, Php, Java, Pascal

Damnnn impressive list for so young!

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Misir Jafarov

😅

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Taylor Kasony

That is wayyyy impressive!

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Soledad Unda

I love the initiative! We young developers have to work extra hard to account for our age.
Keep it up!

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Reddkaat

Us Old wannabe career changers feel your pain! Lol

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BHARATH BATTULA

That's an impressive tech skill's

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mr.Felistus

Interesting resume... 😂

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Bako bamaiyi i

Hi! I would love to get post from you most especially in java, JavaScript and to make video Games.

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Misir Jafarov

I'll write. but, At the time I don't have enough time for that :/

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Anna

Hello, Great

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Brian DeVries

Hi Misir,

You have quite an extensive knowledge of programming for your age! Keep up the good work, it seems like you have a natural ability with it.

Brian

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Antonio P Lacerda

Wow, congrats!

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bakerchad79

Any jobs Available?

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MuhammedCham

I am Muhammed Cham an aspiring developer

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Mahesh K

Welcome!

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SAKTHIVEL MURUGAN

Thank You

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Abdul Console

Hello Muhammed

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MuhammedCham

hi Abdul how are you brother

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Abdul Console

Hello محمد‎

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Farid Aditya

Hello MuhammedCham

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MuhammedCham

Hi Farid, I am new here trying hard to become a developer, currently taking up course through Pluralsight and andela sponsored by Google for its certification. Hope all is well with you.

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DrMixerGED

Hi, Muhammed. May I ask how you are enjoying Pluralsight? I have considered them and many others. I just want to learn the best way possible. Thank you.

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techn0gichida

Hi,

My name is Jim. I've been a sysadmin since forever. I currently delving into Kotlin, more in-depth Python, Ansible and Kubernetes.

As I learn more I hope to publish on Dev.

Glad to join the Dev community.

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Michael Tharrington

Welcome to DEV, Jim! Hope to see some of your writing on the site.

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Nicola

Kubernetes! Can't wait for an article on that! Nice to meet you anyway Jim!

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Lily

Hello,

I'm new to developing, but I've been very happy doing it all day every most days for almost a year now. The quirks of JavaScript have brought me lots of joy.

I'm just really starting to become productive. You know when you start out and aim for the stars and end up just jumping up and down on the spot! I'm not yet getting out to orbit but I've learnt to aim at things that'll build me a rocket.

I'm here to reach out and grow. I realise to move ahead I'm going to need others, independence is causing drag.

Thanks, Love you, Later xox

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Rocco Farrell

Nice keep it up.

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Michael Tharrington

"I'm not yet getting out to orbit but I've learnt to aim at things that'll build me a rocket." Haha, this is an awesome analogy!

Welcome!

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Lily

Thanks Michael :)

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Eduardo Yáñez Parareda

Welcome, keep working hard!

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Salman Saleem

Hello, I'm Salman Saleem! I'm a software engineer graduate and digital marketing strategist from profession. I have a strong programming background, so I'm happy to help anyone facing technical challenges.

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Michael Tharrington • Edited on

Welcome Salman!

Definitely check out #help here - dev.to/t/help as that's a place where folks are meant to post technical problems they need help with. Consider following that tag if you want to help out folks facing issues.

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Salman Saleem

sure thing man

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Kaylee

Hello everyone, i want to learn how to code but i am not sure how to commit what i learn to memory any suggestions?

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Scott Josephson

Definitely rinse and repeat for committing to memory. But try not to repeat exactly the same way twice. Mix it up, add complexity for practice, delve into how the thing works.

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Kaylee

thank you for that advice. Do you happen have any suggestions on a good desktop to handle learning how to code? Ive learned to avoid HP as it seems theyre terrible with being heavy Disk and CPU users.

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Scott Josephson

If you just want a machine that will help you learn coding basics, all you really need is a good internet connection, assuming you're doing your study on the web. If you were working solely from books, you could reasonably get away with any old machine that didn't have trouble starting up.

What are some of your learning goals?
What languages/technologies are you interested in?

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Kaylee

Well just reading is where i am realizing im not learning i learn how to do a few things then move on and months later i forget everything. I want to start working in projects (random ones from the internet) to get real practice but I honestly want a smooth experience I work full time and dont really want to deal with a slow or problematic computer as I work on projects to try to learn how to program. I understand how specs work but what ive realized is even with good specs depending on that computer it may still run slow or have issues.

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Scott Josephson

Again, it depends on what kinds of technologies and workloads you plan to work with, but all speed issues will likely come down to processor speed and memory. You can even offload some of your computer strain by working with an IDE on a virtual machine, like cloud9. So even without a lot of $ to spend you could get a decent used computer and figure out an efficient way to run it.

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Kaylee

Well i am hoping to get more of a suggestion based on experience. For example my HP laptop injudt bought had the disk and cpu at 100% usage straight out the box where a Dell i had with similar specs just knew how to manage its use of the cpu and disk and its hard to know how a software manages its specs some overlay of certain brands just use unnecessarily and run the computer down.

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Scott Josephson

Hmm. You might want to diagnose what resources are using up 100% of cpu and disk. Apple computers have a program called Activity Monitor that allows you to see what resources are being used by your computer at any given time. Presumably there's a way to check out what's eating up all your cpu.

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Kaylee

not the first time ive had similar issues with an HP ive decided to use that for work which consists of mostly light browsing. Its fine though I will probably just purchase a gaming pc with good reviews to be on the safe side if I cant really find a middle ground.

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Tanmay-Jaiswal

Firstly, it is unlikely that this is a HP specific issue. Fire up your task manager if you are on Windows, or use the "top" command on Linux. It may make sense to debug your CPU usage first.
I would recommend the Razer Stealth laptop with a good keyboard, amazing specs and decent looks. In general though, buy something with an SSD if you want to minimize launch time for applications.

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Kaylee

the problem is that the cpu is 100% yet the processes thst are causing that arent there it shows many but none that add up to 100% so its like its hidden. and thank you for that suggestion:D i will look into that one

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Charles Jones

Hello Kaylee! I know the struggle! What has helped me is by practicing, practicing, practicing. Watching tutorials is a great way to help, but I suggest writing code over and over. Even if you don't know what to do, you'll get better at researching and finding the right answers.

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Kaylee

Hello Charles :). Yeah I started styling with CSS but I am noticing answers I find bu google dont work quite often and I will spend like 10 minutes feeling lost endlessly googling haha, but it is fun. I had to purge my computer from windows the specs weren't enough to run windows well so I am running linux mint and it works well so I can start practicing. I was excited to start doing a lot of projects but I couldn't find a site that has more than just a general outline of the goal of the project, I tried to find guided projects with the answers to just practice writing it and seeing how it works but I didn't have good luck in that, do you know any like that?

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Charles Jones

Absolutely, if you haven't checked out Codepen I would start there! One way that has worked for me is "demystifying" what goes into someone's project. Codepen will allow you to not only see projects people are working on, but the code they used to do so, in an easy-to-read format that you can even edit online.

Plus, at some point when you make your own "Pens", you can embed them in your site/portfolio to show them off!

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Kaylee

thats awesome, thank you so much!!!!

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Tanmay-Jaiswal

Maintaining a markdown notebook where your can jot down every new thing you learn has really helped me. After referring to the notebook five to ten times, I start remembering these things and can always refer to my notes super quick if I'm confused instead of googling all over again

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Kaylee

thats awesome thank you :)

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Ben Halpern

Immersion! Lots of coding, and hanging around spaces where coding happens (like dev.to)

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Kaylee

thats what im trying to do. I want to start doing projects too but my computer barely handles browsing so Im trying to look for a good PC that is good for someone who will be learning to code

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Ben Halpern

Good luck!

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Farid Aditya

Hello, nice to meet you all
I come from Indonesia, I can't wait to learn from all of you. it's just that I am not proficient in English, so I'm sorry if in discussing many grammatical errors.

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Sung M. Kim

Welcome Farid to DEV 🙋‍♂️

Don't you worry about the grammar mistakes and ask & share your knowledge 🙂
Should there be a problem, people here are nice to ask what you'd have had meant or help you to improve your post/questions.

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Farid Aditya

thank Sung M. Kim

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Daniel Macdonald

Welcome, Farid!

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Farid Aditya

thank you Daniel
Are you from Germany, Wah from childhood I really like the German national team, what's more since being trained by Jurgen Klinsmann until now being trained by Joachim Löw, besides that I also like Dortmun, Neuer, Muller, Ozil and others.
By the way, is this a coding forum? or the football community?

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