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re: Follow Friday: Which DEVs would you recommend following?
👋 I do C#/.NET posts amongst other things - I have one cook...
re: Welcome Thread - v39
Welcome!
re: The newly announced future of .NET - unifying all the things
I'm writing an article about maximising performance in .NET...
re: 8 things to look for in your next hire instead of 10x engineers
Great list! Yeah, that original Twitter thread was a master...
re: What Licenses Are in Use?
Since the license is external to the package the URL could...
re: What happens when you IndexOf an empty string?
You're right, .replace("", "x") and .split("") definitely h...
re: What happens when you IndexOf an empty string?
If you were writing an IndexOf function, say it was a for-l...
re: What happens when you IndexOf an empty string?
I'm thinking things like a basic text search function where...
re: What happens when you IndexOf an empty string?
Interesting idea using it to find out the length though tha...
re: What do you install first on a new laptop?
Whoa, that sounds awesome! I'd love to see the source for h...
re: What do you install first on a new laptop?
Thanks for that link - I plan to use Chocolatey but didn't ...
re: Welcome Thread - v36
Cheers Nick!
re: The DEV Community Published a Book: Your First Year in Code
Actually would be kinda cool having every author read their...
re: The 10 points that make up real "10x engineers"
Yeah, I really like to think it was satirical but with how ...
re: The 10 points that make up real "10x engineers"
No need to apologise - you were kind and respectful. Have a...
re: The 10 points that make up real "10x engineers"
Even if every absolute they gave was a generalization, they...
re: The 10 points that make up real "10x engineers"
Based on the Twitter thread, to be a "10x engineer" you hav...
re: The 10 points that make up real "10x engineers"
I'm a dark theme user too and while I prefer it, the vibe I...
re: The 10 points that make up real "10x engineers"
The problem is less about some developers doing more work t...
re: How to inspire exceptional contributions to your open-source project
I only saw the tag "good first issue" for the first time th...
re: Why I Am Writing A Custom Engine
Yep! Some games (due to there mechanics) may only ever work...
re: Why I Am Writing A Custom Engine
So, why do I want to make my own engine? The short answer ...
re: What project have you worked on, that years later, you are still proud of?
Great story and great job building it! Sounds like it deliv...
re: What project have you worked on, that years later, you are still proud of?
Sounds crazy! 200 projects is quite a lot! I think the most...
re: What project have you worked on, that years later, you are still proud of?
For me, there was one project I worked on with my boss. The...
re: How I Started Existing on the Internet
That's pretty great growth on DEV and on Twitter! I've been...
re: What Do You Do To Celebrate a Big Accomplishment?
Steaks are a rare medium well done! That looks like a beast...
re: How to go from 3 views to 1,000,308
Agreed about the one sentence per paragraph, it seems to be...
re: DevDiscuss Resume Stats
I've started getting more into Inkscape recently with some ...
re: Demystifying Array.prototype.flat
I wonder if I am thinking of it similar to how substr works...
re: Demystifying Array.prototype.flat
Interesting - without looking at the docs or anything, I wo...
re: Should a button communicate the current state, the intended behavior, or both?
What is interesting is that with Twitter, even as something...
re: Should a button communicate the current state, the intended behavior, or both?
I remember seeing something similar about toggle states on ...
re: Why do recruiters hide the name of the company? 🤷‍♂️
While I have quite often experienced what you've described,...
re: Generic Measurements Mathematics In C#
Great job! That looks super useful for a project I am worki...
re: A world without passwords
Thanks for the link though also kinda worrying at the same ...
re: A world without passwords
I suppose the user wouldn’t actually be aware of the priva...
re: Java, C++, or C#???
I can't speak for C++ or Java but C# is only getting better...
re: What is your favorite desk accessory?
A small USB fan - helps keep me cool while programming. Goo...
re: What would be a technical solution to ✔️ not looking good on dark mode?
Just goes to show how different an emoji may look on di...
re: Should behavioural changes be considered breaking changes under SemVer?
Wow, that is a subtle breaking change!
re: What's the most excited you've ever been about a new technology?
Definitely .NET Core - the whole .NET development experienc...
re: Should behavioural changes be considered breaking changes under SemVer?
I was thinking about that too - technically if someone wrot...
re: Should behavioural changes be considered breaking changes under SemVer?
Interesting - yeah, in cases like an API where you can trac...
re: Should behavioural changes be considered breaking changes under SemVer?
I guess though it is hard to determine whether a client pre...
re: 3 questions I have about developing open source libraries
Thanks for responding! With point 1, I would have thought ...
re: Should behavioural changes be considered breaking changes under SemVer?
What makes it hard is that fixing any bug would change the ...
re: DEV Summer Style
Was looking through the store the other day for hoodies and...
re: What are you "old enough to remember" in software development?
Development Specific: PHP4 Table layouts (though they rea...
re: If you enable "lazy loading" in chrome://flags, your DEV browsing experience will be moderately more efficient 😄
We're probably serving a solid 3-4 TB of images/month thes...
re: If you enable "lazy loading" in chrome://flags, your DEV browsing experience will be moderately more efficient 😄
Would love to know if you notice a measurable difference in...
re: The newly announced future of .NET - unifying all the things
That article you've linked to is an interesting read and yo...
re: The newly announced future of .NET - unifying all the things
practically every popular language and platform (perhaps e...
re: I am DevOps Engineer Working With K8s A Lot, Ask Me Anything!
Not a question but this is the first time I have seen Kuber...
re: The newly announced future of .NET - unifying all the things
Yeah, there is so much variability with enterprise stacks t...
re: The newly announced future of .NET - unifying all the things
That is my understanding of it otherwise these version numb...
re: The newly announced future of .NET - unifying all the things
Ahhhh, I see! I guess the reason I don't have as many issue...
re: The newly announced future of .NET - unifying all the things
I am liking Azure DevOps, it does seem to be getting better...
re: The newly announced future of .NET - unifying all the things
Wow, those are strong words! I never used Xamarin so I have...
re: The newly announced future of .NET - unifying all the things
As an aside from the post, unifying/standardising .NET like...
re: Image optimisation
One good resource I like for image optimisation is TinyPNG....
re: The closed source sustainability crisis
I'm still not sure that last bullet really fits with that A...
re: The closed source sustainability crisis
I think open source is great and it is great when people ha...
re: I need a little help from the whole community...
We just got the call that Rooney has a firm stance on not ...
re: Uploading your JSON data to Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB API
Oh yeah, most definitely. Atlas on Azure is what I decided ...
re: Uploading your JSON data to Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB API
I was actually pretty keen to try CosmosDB for a major proj...
re: What PC would you buy as a new dev now?
Wow... that seems a bit like a dodgy salesman, or at least ...
re: What PC would you buy as a new dev now?
Windows will not even allow you to swap out a hard drive w...
re: Async/Await easy cancellation in c#
That's pretty cool!
re: I'm a Visual Studio PM at Microsoft, working on developer services like Live Share. Ask Me Anything!
So this is what a typical/default build output would look l...
re: Headless GraphQL CMS
SilverStripe seems to tick every box you've mentioned. It ...
re: Selling an unused domain for profit
With your example of reporting not working - I would still ...
re: Selling an unused domain for profit
Domain flipping/squatting is very much like ticket scalping...
re: I'm a Visual Studio PM at Microsoft, working on developer services like Live Share. Ask Me Anything!
Haven't had a chance to use Live Share (you kinda need to h...
re: Selling an unused domain for profit
I'll be honest, domain flipping/squating to me is one of th...
re: When you DIY a Time Zone library
Yep, that video is great and was my inspiration for my post...
re: When you DIY a Time Zone library
Things like time zones and internationalization are funny b...
re: Workspace Wednesday: Show off your desk/computer setup!
Just re-arranged my office the other week. To the right o...
re: What's your favorite coding joke/comic etc?
re: MongoDB (the company) is up HUGE after today's earnings call
That is interesting! A few years back I got interested in N...
re: The Tale of the 1,000+ Hour Side Project
Yeah was just checking out Codealike and it wouldn't fully ...
re: The Tale of the 1,000+ Hour Side Project
Great story, thanks for sharing! The UWP stuff is interesti...
re: How I Solved My NYC Parking Problem With Python, the Search Tweets API and Twilio
That's a pretty clever idea! Good job 🙂
re: What does a dev's personal website need to include?
Just went to your site and it wasn't working for me (Firefo...
re: 4 Tips For Workplace Pranks
Where I worked we had a fairly relaxed atmosphere and I did...
re: Where Do I Put My Business Rules And Validation?
One of the things I like in C# is actually the built-in val...
re: Where Do I Put My Business Rules And Validation?
Well written article! While I do like parts of the DDD conc...
re: How do you price yourself?
The project I am working on was discussed as a fixed sum. ...
re: How do you price yourself?
I just got accepted into one of my first large, paid proje...
re: How C# asynchronous programming is different than what you think
C# is moving a bit fast that I feel sometimes it's burdens...
re: It’s okay to invent unusual things (lessons learned from history of science)
Like in most things, there is a balance you want to achieve...
re: How C# asynchronous programming is different than what you think
No problem 🙂 Some of these things about async/await aren't...
re: How C# asynchronous programming is different than what you think
I do like the way async/await works in C#, it only felt lik...
re: I am a lawyer who became a iOS developer, Ask Me Anything!
Do you think your law degree helps give you a certain uniqu...
re: In Pursuit of Enjoyable Developer Collaboration
I do really want to try Live Share out at some point in tim...
re: What was your win this week?
This week, I... did my first commits to the dev.to repo! Th...
re: Why C# is (one of) my favorite language?
I love C#, it is my favourite language. I actually do like ...
re: SEO Does Not Matter to Grow Organic Traffic
I agree with what you're saying, all the meta tags in the w...
re: What makes a 10x Developer?
I don't consider that someone can be 10x better/faster/more...
re: What’s an unpopular software opinion you have?
True while they are just another glyph, even if I was use t...
re: Interacting with the Dev.to Article API
Yeah as it is still about 13,000 requests - if that ran oft...
re: I'm writing a book for junior developers!
Done! 😁
re: Interacting with the Dev.to Article API
Cool, another post about the Dev.to API! 🙂 Correct me if I...
re: I'm writing a book for junior developers!
Would love to chip in where I can - sounds like it could be...
re: What’s an unpopular software opinion you have?
Just out of curiousity now, what is the lines/files of code...
re: The state of web analytics 📊
Google Analytics has the market fairly cornered though for ...
re: What was your win this week?
This week, I.... went to the gym for the first time in my l...
re: What’s an unpopular software opinion you have?
Ligatures are weird and don't make code easier to read. Yo...
re: What’s an unpopular software opinion you have?
Preferring not to use a debugger, but rather writing tests...
re: What’s an unpopular software opinion you have?
Key phrase: time-to-time Don't mind ternary operators for ...
re: What’s an unpopular software opinion you have?
I'm the same - some languages are fine with it on new lines...
re: Show your .dev
Depends where you buy it through. I'm in Australia and my r...
re: Show your .dev
Thank you! I had a few iterations of it but that is the one...
re: Dev.to API library for .NET 🚀
Just commented on Aaron's about the same thing but basicall...
re: Dev.to API library for .NET 🚀
Nah, I worked it out myself from a comment from Ben, some g...
re: Dev.to API library for .NET 🚀
BTW, I've put it on NuGet like you suggested 🙂 nuget.org/pa...
re: Dev.to API library for .NET 🚀
Thanks Rhymes! A technical question: the fact that it's a...
re: Show your .dev
turnerj.dev
re: Inspired by @thevuedev, I created @TheReactDev
FYI, there is actually an API for articles etc for dev.to t...
re: Take Home Assignments and the Interview Process
I posted an article a few weeks back to discuss this very t...
re: Command-line or GUI for dev tools? Some hate the command-line, really? Still?
I feel the same way. I don't have an issue or a perceived e...
re: Command-line or GUI for dev tools? Some hate the command-line, really? Still?
I rarely touch the command line unless something really goe...
re: What would your ideal developer interview process look like?
Interesting process! It does seem like a lot of time to spe...
re: What would your ideal developer interview process look like?
What types of problems do you think work best when whiteboa...
re: What would your ideal developer interview process look like?
Interviews and first impressions are hard enough, it's ano...
re: What would your ideal developer interview process look like?
Interesting! Hadn't thought about #2 and I guess with the u...
re: What would your ideal developer interview process look like?
Interesting approach! I like interviews that ask relevant...
re: What would your ideal developer interview process look like?
Interesting Kostas! With the full day interview, at that s...
re: What was your win this week?
Nope, hand made in flat HTML. I wrote an article the other ...
re: What would your ideal developer interview process look like?
I'm not a fan of multiple rounds of interviews and I don't ...
re: I left my job today after 7 years
Thanks Jonathan, that is very kind! I recently launched the...
re: I left my job today after 7 years
Thanks Joell! Yeah, the plan is to get paying customers ASA...
re: I left my job today after 7 years
Hey Glenn, interesting idea. I probably wouldn't want to st...
re: What was your win this week?
This week, I.... launched the new landing page for my produ...
re: Building a flat website with ASP.NET Core
Thanks! I'm really happy with how it turned out 🙂 Github w...
re: Building a flat website with ASP.NET Core
It is a bit like that isn't it - finding time to do all the...
re: I redid my portfolio site for the third time, this year alone!
I was going to comment the exact opposite thing! I find pin...
re: I left my job today after 7 years
With the day 1 bug part, I mean more like if the entire thi...
re: Why did you pick that name?
Like my original article covers to some extent, I had launc...
re: Why did you pick that name?
Yep, I did follow through from this post and get a trademar...
re: Calling all Full-Stack Haters
As far as a team of developers goes, it is probably best to...
re: Don't trust SemVersioning in NPM Modules
Yep, what you've stated is #4 of the official specification...
re: I left my job today after 7 years
Nope not on PH Makers, only just saw a link to it yesterday...
re: What was your win this week?
It has been a dream of mine for the majority of my life. Al...
re: What was your win this week?
This week, I managed to leave my job without turning into a...
re: I left my job today after 7 years
Best of luck to you also then! 🙂
re: You don’t need to quit your job to make
Now you tell me! I literally quit my job yesterday... 😂 Yo...
re: I left my job today after 7 years
My product is called "BrandVantage", a cross between an ana...
re: Fluid Animated CSS Gradient Text Effect
Ahhhh my issue was with icon fonts specifically that the gr...
re: Fluid Animated CSS Gradient Text Effect
I did this exact same thing a few weeks ago on two sites I ...
re: For Freelancer Developers/Web Design Companies, do you outsource your hosting or do you use your own Infrastructure?
It really depends if you want to be a hosting company or no...
re: CSS With Feature Detection For Cross Browser Compatibility
One thing I found recently was a site called Browser Strang...
re: Why Are Some Developers so Allergic to IDEs?
It is a question I have had myself for a while and I think ...
re: No Robots Allowed
I'm a bit torn by the robots header. On one hand, it allows...
re: Really easy way to use HTTPS on localhost
I'm curious to how it knows to change the output depending ...
re: When programming on a laptop: Mouse or Trackpad?
Never heard of "focus follows mouse" before. Do you mind me...
re: (How) Do you improve your creativity/designer skills?
Yeah, unDraw is an amazing resource. I've been working on t...
re: (How) Do you improve your creativity/designer skills?
I'm not sure how it happened but I stumbled upon Steve Scho...
re: The Rise of Microsoft Visual Studio Code
I guess it really depends on what you work on. I do .NET de...
re: What is your job title?
When I applied for my job, it was for a PHP/MySQL Developer...
re: Geo Crash Course
While I don't know if it is remotely the same level of func...
re: What should production CSS look like? Share your layout-to-web workflow
So a no-print class is designed for controlling whether an ...
re: What should production CSS look like? Share your layout-to-web workflow
I've worked on a few big applications in vanilla CSS and wh...
re: What should production CSS look like? Share your layout-to-web workflow
I think a lot about CSS (and programming in general) is fin...
re: What should production CSS look like? Share your layout-to-web workflow
I've cherry picked a few of your specific points that I can...
re: What should production CSS look like? Share your layout-to-web workflow
For your specific questions, see below. I'll post another c...
re: When programming on a laptop: Mouse or Trackpad?
I personally still use a mouse (Logitech M505) with my ASUS...
re: Shuffle Fail: Fixing my car stereo with code!
Nope, I didn't consider doing that though it would be a lot...
re: Shuffle Fail: Fixing my car stereo with code!
Yeah, the title is a little disingenuous. While it would to...
re: Building for Scale? Make a R.A.D.I.C.A.L. System!
Yeah, I see what you mean when looking at it like that - ea...
re: Building for Scale? Make a R.A.D.I.C.A.L. System!
Interesting article though I am curious why you chose to go...
re: How I made a web scraper because LinkedIn
FYI, it seems that LinkedIn does actually allow you to down...
re: .NET Core Dependency Injection: Everything You Ought To Know
Great article! I've dealt with DI in .Net Framework via Aut...
re: Taking the horror out of UI testing 😱
This sounds like a really clever tool and I can totally see...
re: How many hours do you work?
8 hours a day during the week for my main job with an addit...
re: People, feeds, newsletters to follow
Agreed! I've only been using Twitter seriously for the last...
re: Founder vs Employee
I've been an employee for a company for nearly 7 years with...
re: Why did you pick that name?
Yeah, those are definitely some good tips. If many people m...
re: Why did you pick that name?
That's not a half bad idea! Maybe not even just the name as...
re: Why did you pick that name?
Ohhhh, that is interesting! Random question: Does your fav...
re: Why did you pick that name?
Cool! Mind sharing a bit of background about the 4 proposal...
re: Your Degree of Interest in Microsoft
Ditto! I've liked and worked with C# for a while now but wi...
re: I got a Bachelor of IT at 18, ask me anything!
My degree began when I was 15 (a 3 year degree). That being...
re: I got a Bachelor of IT at 18, ask me anything!
The best advice really depends what your goals. Do you want...
re: I got a Bachelor of IT at 18, ask me anything!
That is a bit of a difficult question to answer as it chang...
re: I got a Bachelor of IT at 18, ask me anything!
That's a fair question and the answer is actually pretty si...
re: I got a Bachelor of IT at 18, ask me anything!
Primarily it was software development. We were doing Java, ...
re: Welcome Thread - v15
Hello world! I'm James and am from Australia. Found dev.to...
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