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On a mission to build simple versions, of complex things, and complex versions, of simple things

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How to sell ownership of an open source Android app?

Yes, but they must make changes so it isn't an exact copy. ...

What are some common falsehoods about working as a software developer?

You are suddenly an IT guy who will always be able to fix a...

What's the most wasteful software?

Flashlight apps. Wasted space

Which dev.to loading GIF do you prefer?

Pulse 1. Simple, elegant, and does its job

What are your favorites open-source alternatives?

My favorite open source alternative is Newpipe to replace t...

What was your win this week?

Getting my internship to count as credit for one of my clas...

Do you code on the weekend? How often, whatโ€™s your routine like?

I code when I have the opportunity, including weekends. No ...

What's your worst nightmare as a coder?

Having a language that you've invested a lot of time into, ...

Generate beautiful README in 10 seconds

I have many repos without a readme. This will fix that! Tha...

What are your non-tech interests/hobbies? ๐Ÿ

Guitars, Marvel, Cars, and Gaming

How often do you clean your monitor(s)? โœจ

My desktop: Since the monitor was quite pricey, I make abso...

I need a little help from the whole community...

Thank you!

I need a little help from the whole community...

The only thing we can think of is backdoor politics. Outsid...

I need a little help from the whole community...

Hello! We found the best way is to call is either his loca...

Up to 20% of your application dependencies may be unmaintained

I've been dealing with this lately with my android app. I h...

Alcohol and developer culture

Little off-topic but this reminds me of the scene in "The I...

Why is your preferred programming language your go-to?

My go to is Java, as it wasn't so much my first language (C...

When Do You Become A Developer?

I have to say, when I spent my first all night-er working n...

Language Features: Best and Worst

No semicolons.... That is all A built in GUI library like ...

Dark Mode and webapps

Due to just about every new phone having AMOLED; dark backg...

Microsoft Deserves A ๐Ÿ‘ For Open Sourcing It's Calculator on Github

On a side note: I honestly feel Microsoft has really been d...

Need a repo for hacktoberfest? And decent in Go?

This maybe a little late But, I've actually switched over ...

Python set linux proxy

That's genius! I will try that right away! I kinda feel a ...

Python set linux proxy

First, thank you for replying! I have already attempted: e...

Beer vs coffee?

Gatorade or soda. I don't drink beer nor coffee But as a J...

Re-enabling g++ compiler on Ubuntu 18.04 (Fixed)

Fixed with "sudo chmod 755 /usr/bin/g++"

Re-enabling g++ compiler on Ubuntu 18.04 (Fixed)

If anyone knows how to add tags like #help, it seems Dev.to...

Recommend a Dev.To-er!

@yo @ben I consider "must follow". @ben for Dev.to relat...

Ask me to review your Go code

If you don't mind github.com/TheRedSpy15/Multi-Go I would ...

Favourite VSCode Plug-ins

I find "Git History" to be rather useful for quickly revert...

Which strategies do you choose when searching something?

My strategy: Using Duckduckgo explicitly search for term...

You can now delete issues on GitHub (different from closing them)

This certainly has it's pros & it's cons. But in my cas...

Whatโ€™s the most frustrating thing about the process of looking for work or interviewing?

Looking for work: One of two things. Either very few (progr...

Who's looking for open source contributors? (November 5th edition)

Wow! gitote is awesome! I plan on adding it to my workflow

What almost made you give up programming?

It took me waaay longer than the average to learn to code. ...

To test or not to test, is that even a question?

From my experience, you should always test when you can. I'...

Did you earn your Hacktoberfest t-shirt?

Sure did! Can't wait for it to get here!

GitHub is Celebrating Halloween

Being a huge fan of Go, I normally dress up as a gopher

Has becoming a developer changed you?

Probably for the worse. I don't do anything other than code...

Realizations from being a frustrated developer

I get very frustrated when I go to GitHub and start looking...

IBM is acquiring Red Hat

Wow, I kinda lost a bit of respect for IBM now. I get that ...

IBM is acquiring Red Hat

I know nothing about Red Hat honestly. But IBM I feel is a ...

Treeker - fake JSX generator ๐Ÿค–

This reminds me of genact

What made you want to become a dev?

Wow, that's a really good quote!

My Firefox Extension Is Actually Being Used, and I Think That's Really Cool.

Actually it is, a chemical called dopamine gets released an...

Turns out language creators are pretty good at their language

I'm curious as to what questions the interviewer asked

My Firefox Extension Is Actually Being Used, and I Think That's Really Cool.

Congrats! I felt the exact same when my first Android app ...

On trying new things

I have been using containers for a few weeks now, and I hon...

Github vs Gitlab

I didn't realize Gitlab pages existed. Looking into it, I t...

Github vs Gitlab

I feel there are more reasons to use GitHub Marketplace (...

How do you balance out several projects?

"Its like a child, someday you have to learn to let it free...

My 2 Cents On Go

In my opinion, the GOPATH is the only con to Go. But it is ...

Can you share your favorite quote or rule related to IT?

"I have offended God and mankind because my work did not re...

Changelog: We have a new beta editor you can try

So happy to see this! When I first joined Dev (few days bef...

What types of features typically lead to lots of tech debt?

Any major addition to your project will add lots of debt. S...

Who's looking for open source contributors? (October 22nd edition)

Multi Go URL (GitHub): github.com/TheRedSpy15/Multi-Go Lan...

Hello this is my first post

Hello! Welcome to Dev!

Whats the most obscure open source project you've worked on?

WOW! That's fascinating!

Which monitor should I buy for programing?

This is just my preference Brand: Dell, LG (my fav), Lenovo,...

Do not be this kind of developer

Honestly, I kinda like being this type of developer, to a p...

Have you used the new "suggested changes" in GitHub pull requests?

I haven't used it yet. While I like the idea of quickly su...

I've re-built my portfolio based on a Dribbble shot I found. What do you think?

Awesome! Some minor suggestions: add the ability to link D...

Collaboration on Open Source Projects: What Works and What Doesn't?

Unfortunately, I haven't yet worked with any sort of group/...

Explain Empty Returns Like I'm Five

Yah, I thought about that afterwards. If you would like me ...

Explain Empty Returns Like I'm Five

Its commonly useful for when you need to end the function r...

How many languages should I learn

I just wanna clarify on the "not career smart" I meant by ...

Dev-Connections open source project

Added my info!

Books vs Online Courses

I prefer books, as I feel they do a better job at explainin...

How's your Hacktoberfest progress?

I managed to get 7/5, unfortunately only one was for an And...

Go Projects to contribute to during Hacktoberfest

I just started learning Go, and come up with Multi Go I ma...

What's your dream job?

Working for DARPA. I doubt I will ever work there, unless I...

Intro to Big O Notation ๐Ÿ‘€

Best intro I've seen to the Big O! Well done!

If you could install only one VSCode extension?

Popping and Locking Theme Default theme makes me want to v...

Who's looking for open source contributors? (October 8th edition)

Multi Go URL (GitHub): github.com/TheRedSpy15/Multi-Go Lan...

Atom vs Visual Studio Code

Ha! I never realized that

Why do we have more male applicants than female ones?

Because for the same reason the cheerleader team has way more...

How long have you been programming?

I took a C# sharp course for absolute beginners 3 years ago...

How Did You Start Coding?

I took a 'Sololearn' course a few years back, and fell in l...

Welcome Thread - v17

Hello Dev.to world!

Who's looking for open source contributors? (October 1st edition)

LTE Cleaner - github.com/TheRedSpy15/LTECleanerFOSS An And...

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