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re: What is your preferred keyboard for programming?
Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop: Love the keyboard, hate...
re: What’s your preferred way to test Internet Explorer and Edge from Linux or Mac?
Virtual Box + Windows 10 Pro VM. I'm also the lone Linux u...
re: When Stack Overflow Goes Offline...
You forgot "Gross indifference". Not that Stack Overflow a...
re: What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?
Last April, a local 19 year old was browsing the provincial...
re: Gimme your best programming memes
An oldie, but a goodie: How Projects Really Work
re: Which computer era would have been the most exciting to take part in?
Can we carry our current knowledge of history back in time ...
re: DEV Conference?
Virtual? ...For the benefit of those unable to travel (and...
re: What's the first computer you ever used?
ZX81
re: What are your favorite Linux utility/productivity tools?
Guake: drop-down terminal Meld: visual diff & merge ...
re: What do you want to be when you grow up?
What did I want to be (before the harsh realities of life)?...
re: What does your Terminal look like?
Bash shell inside Guake (drop-down terminal) running on Lin...
re: Does this sort of consulting service exist? Does it have a name?
Alas, I can't provide any specific insight about such consu...
re: What have you crashed?
In my early days, I learned (...eventually...) that complic...
re: If you had to live with only 5 dev tools, what would they be?
VS Code Guake Git Meld Vagrant
re: What's the best career advice you can give in ten words or less?
Listen first. You can have it cheap, fast or good. Pick tw...
re: What gets you out of bed in the morning?
I'm thankful for vinyl floors and pee pads. :)
re: What gets you out of bed in the morning?
The knowledge that my three Chihuahuas have small bladders.
re: What was the config of your first computer?
The first computer in my house was a ZX81 (followed by a Ti...
re: How long have you stayed at a job where you were happy?
I'm approaching 11 years with my current employer; however,...
re: What would you like to see implemented on DEV?
Maybe I'm showing my age being a geek of the '90s, but an I...
re: What would you like to see implemented on DEV?
While "My Tags" and the auto-generated top-100 tags lists a...
re: When are you most likely to be active on Dev.to?
Between Dev.to, Twitter, Reddit and YouTube ('tis the seaso...
re: When are you most likely to be active on Dev.to?
I tend to trawl the site when taking a mental break from wo...
re: What is your favorite desk accessory?
A slinky and squishy potato cat--I fidget. Country Bears J...
re: How many computer devices do you own?
My daily drivers include: Thinkpad T520 iPad Mini 2 Asus ...
re: What do you listen to while programming?
Digitally Imported is great for EDM/electronic music stream...
re: Which part about your job/studies/etc. gives you the most anxiety?
// begin vent The assumption that since I work with comput...
re: What are you reading right now?
Been in a bit of a crabby mood toward the "traditional" wor...
re: What are your non-tech hobbies
Ongoing house maintenance has occupied a lot of my time lat...
re: Which editor do you use when opening files like .bash_profile, etc?
Bash scripts => nano (vi only if I'm absolutely stuck on...
re: What’s your Computer Environment?
@ home - Thinkpad T520: i5-2520m, HD+ display, 16 Gig RAM, ...
re: What's your commute like?
It's a leisurely 18 km commute over side roads and secondar...
re: What do you wear to work?
The dress code at my workplace is basically "use your commo...
re: What are you "old enough to remember" in software development?
At university: Max 14.4 kbps dial-up access to the Computer...
re: What are you "old enough to remember" in software development?
//nod// Save+load from cassette, hoping dearly that you sta...
re: What was your win this week?
It may not seem like much, but this one CLI snippet has mad...
re: What are your five most used terminal commands?
1 216 21.6% git 2 152 15.2% cd 3 132 13.2% ls ...
re: What’s the best laptop for devs?
I'm just repeating what's already been said, but a Thinkpad...
re: Can you share your favorite quote or rule related to IT?
It's a "best before" date, not a "don't eat after" date. ...
re: Recomeded music to listen to while programming?
Digitally Imported channels are my default go-to whether bu...
re: Can I see your terminal?
I use Guake drop-down terminal with plain ol' bash, a hotke...
re: Can we use a good configuration gaming laptop for programming?
Alternatively, it's hard to go wrong with a Lenovo Thinkpad...
re: Can we use a good configuration gaming laptop for programming?
Can you add more RAM and/or swap the hard drive for a SSD? ...
re: Can I see your desktop home screen
Linux Mint 18.3 + Cinnamon desktop environment.
re: Programmers who only code at work
I identify as a programmer who doesn't program outside of w...
re: What are your coffee habits?
My daily routine consists of 2-3 k-cups at the office, plus...
re: Where to Move a Dev's Family while living with Seasonal Affective Disorder?
I live in Nova Scotia which is approximately the same latit...
re: Office Dogs
I'm late getting back to my own post... Took a much needed ...
re: About Windows for devs
I'm a die-hard desktop Linux user and have been for the bet...
re: Trying to understand blockchain by making one!
Been dabbling in cryptocurrency mining lately, and never re...
re: What are some courses I should absolutely take in University as a Software Developer major?
Speaking from personal experience, a course in deductive lo...
re: What's your typing speed (WPM)?
WPM: 75 Accuracy: 97.41% Keyboard: Microsoft Sculpt Ergonom...
re: So What Do We Like For Windows Text Editors?
Can't go wrong with VS Code or Komodo Edit.
re: With our minds set on 2018
Python, R: because data science Hadoop, Spark, etc.: becau...
re: Job != 'Software Developer' - What else?
During university, my plan was to pursue meteorology as a c...
re: Intermediate to senior dev resume
For my own resume (assorted dev roles since 1999), I aim fo...
re: Use dev.to as a search engine for Chrome
Late last week, I submitted a new !Bang suggestion to searc...
re: Do you have any input on the functionality of the hiring tag?
With respect to "remote" postings, in particular; applicabl...
re: What do you Google EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. and never just memorize?
In-place string substitution; usually performed on multi-gi...
re: Whats on your desk?
Slinky! ...The original workplace toy for fidgeters, mental...
re: Junior Developer title?
Aside: There's the "official" job title, and then there's t...
re: How does your team handle 'on call' evening/weekend hours?
Managers at my workplace are on a rotating weekly schedule ...
re: Tools that make me fast and productive
Ask and ye shall receive. From the perspective of a Linux-u...
re: What tool/framework/cms/etc do you use to build your own personal website?
Been a few years since I've had an actual personal website ...
re: Describe your code with a song name
Sagat - "Funk Dat"
re: What tool/framework/cms/etc do you use to build your own personal website?
Your personal site...yeah...ummm... WTF, man?! :)
re: Drawing career inspiration from movies/TV
+1 deserved simply for having a Chihuahua too!
re: How do you share knowledge?
...So I'm not alone in this struggle after all?! I too wor...
re: Recomendations in choosing a Linux distro
Keep in mind that Ubuntu, Fedora and Suse from the Windows ...
re: Recomendations in choosing a Linux distro
+1 for Mageia as a friendly entry-point to desktop Linux. I...
re: Recomendations in choosing a Linux distro
Just as something else to consider if you're thinking web, ...
re: Recomendations in choosing a Linux distro
*nod* What he said!
re: What are your must-read programming books?
C: How to Program (Deitel & Deitel) It was the book us...
re: Recomendations in choosing a Linux distro
I use Linux Mint (Cinnamon edition) as my primary desktop o...
re: How do you use each of the emoji reactions on dev.to?
I've been going on the following assumption: Heart = gene...
re: What are some ideas for tags on dev.to?
#poll ?? Of course, this would mean rolling a poll widget ...
re: How do you stay focused at work?
A good rapport with coworkers and management can help mitig...
re: It's okay to not be okay
We spend so much time in front of a screen, it's sometimes ...
re: How do you arrange your screens/multiple desktops?
Pair of matching 22" screens: One directly in front of me; ...
re: How to Level Up Your Dev Game
Nearly 20 years in the business, I've lost a bit of my mojo...
re: My Journey to the Vast World of Text Editors
Wrt wrist strain from mouse use, try a trackball instead. L...
re: How do you pronounce "PostgreSQL"?
Yeah, yeah... :P
re: What fonts do you use in your editor(s)?
I'm with you on the Noto and Inconsolata choices, though my...
re: A laptop for software engineering
I'm partial to Lenovo Thinkpads for their build quality and...
re: How do you pronounce "PostgreSQL"?
post-grehs-Q-L or just post-grehs for short. Individuals w...
re: What fonts do you use in your editor(s)?
Inconsolata for code and Noto Mono Regular for command-line...
re: My beginner’s guide to choosing a laptop for programming
Processor, RAM and storage demands will vary from developer...
re: What's your dev machine setup? (hardware, OS, accessories, etc.)
Office Dell Optiplex 9020 tower: i7, 16 Gig RAM, 1 TB hdd...
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