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Zachary Stone

Hi. I am Zack. I have been writing code since 2016. I also really love board games.

Location Louisville, KY Joined Joined onΒ  github website

Education

Software Guild

Work

JR Developer at Leap Agency

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Why Gatsby is framework of the future

This article is a joke. Headspace took a solid 6 seconds to l...

Sexism, Racism, Toxic Positivity, and TailwindCSS

Thank you for the very well thought out response. I appreciat...

Sexism, Racism, Toxic Positivity, and TailwindCSS

"This isn't a commentary on Adam's intentions. This isn't a c...

Why do you love Ruby, actually? An ode.

Yes! Laravel makes PHP so much better. I've worked with both ...

JavaScript Interview Question #17: Sum of Two Empty Arrays

Thank you for putting this together. I appreciate the additio...

JavaScript Interview Question #17: Sum of Two Empty Arrays

Okay cool.

What is the biggest misconception about being a software developer?

That I eat cheetos while I code and it's only in terminal win...

The time I spoke up for myself and it backfired

I changed up the formatting a bit and added some GIFs to brea...

Show off your VSCode Setup πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ’―

Thanks! I really enjoy Jet Brains Mono and their support of l...

Show off your VSCode Setup πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ’―

No worries! I was having issues myself and had to refresh my ...

Show off your VSCode Setup πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ’―

Do you not see my picture in the post?

Show off your VSCode Setup πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ’―

Theme: Arbitor Font: Jetbrains Mono w/ font ligatures

The Recipe for Coming Up with Great Coding Solutions

I'm super excited to hear an update on how this process and w...

First Day as a Junior Developer

Your welcome! Look forward to seeing the impact you have on t...

First Day as a Junior Developer

I think the most challenging thing for a JR Dev is to overcom...

What type of computer do you use for programming and why?

A dell Laptop. I don't know what the type is, and I don't car...

Putting dev.to on your LinkedIn?

LinkedIn is a joke. Don't take the experience section that ...

Advice for a struggling bootcamp grad?

I feel your pain! I think the pandemic has made finding a J...

Don't Give Up On Learning JavaScript After Three Weeks

Not dead at all.. yes, most places will have you use SASS or ...

Don't Give Up On Learning JavaScript After Three Weeks

Yeah, there is a lot to learn. And every job will have differ...

Don't Give Up On Learning JavaScript After Three Weeks

I think you tagged the wrong Ben.

Don't Give Up On Learning JavaScript After Three Weeks

Whoever told you that you can't use HTML and CSS is wrong. ...

What was your win this week?

I had Friday off and no one contacted me over a bug, task, et...

Don't Give Up On Learning JavaScript After Three Weeks

Haha true. But I found having type checking to be extremely h...

[Challenge] 🐝 FizzBuzz without if/else

What about using ternaries?

Don't Give Up On Learning JavaScript After Three Weeks

Great post and encouragement. I've been a programmer since 20...

Don't Give Up On Learning JavaScript After Three Weeks

Also, I started my career not ever touching, or even knowing ...

Don't Give Up On Learning JavaScript After Three Weeks

You don't need JAVA for Angular/react or Vue. Although learni...

Don't Give Up On Learning JavaScript After Three Weeks

No, although you will see some parallels. Typescript is a s...

Don't Give Up On Learning JavaScript After Three Weeks

Or you could use Typescript which is an easier entry point, a...

Don't Give Up On Learning JavaScript After Three Weeks

I remember when I first started learning Angular. I was so lo...

Do you keep a work journal?

What exactly is a work journal?

You're not worth hiring unless...

I think a lot of companies have hidden requirements. You are ...

🐧 Why I switched back from Windows to Linux (Arch/Manjaro)

It is, but they added support for both Nvidia and AMD graphic...

🐧 Why I switched back from Windows to Linux (Arch/Manjaro)

PopOS is similar to Manjaro in that it has much better suppor...

🐧 Why I switched back from Windows to Linux (Arch/Manjaro)

I have a SSD with Windows 10 and one with a distro of PopOS. ...

Dead Simple Python: Working with Files

Excited to hear that! I tried my hand at teaching Python, but...

Dead Simple Python: Working with Files

Would love to see the rest of the planned series! I'm sure 20...

Are you more optimistic or pessimistic for the future of the software development career?

When I see stuff like AI making code based on a comment you g...

Let'ssss get sssstarted!

Also, welcome to Dev.to!

Let'ssss get sssstarted!

Hahaha #truth!

What was your win this week?

I had a really great week. I created a custom form field for ...

Is it possible that the software industry could become nearly 100% remote?

Not to get all doomsday cultish like.. But I think we wil...

DISCUSS: Technical Interview Horror Stories

Yeah, that isn't something someone should have to ask. I have...

DISCUSS: Technical Interview Horror Stories

I'm really sorry you had to go through that. That is terrible...

DISCUSS: Technical Interview Horror Stories

This is kinda a flipped version of me causing horror in the i...

I got bored with asking my son for multiplication tables, so we programmed together a little game with Scratch.

scratch.mit.edu/projects/editor/?t... Scratches website is ...

I'm here to encourage you, ask me anything!

Thank you for this sound advice. I love the emphasis on tak...

Explain React Hooks Like I'm Five

No hate here, it's healthy to have PROS and CONS for every ...

I am building two businesses while working full time, Ask Me Anything!

That is an accomplishment and will make your businesses go ...

Explain React Hooks Like I'm Five

I like the contrast between when and what. Although the t...

Explain React Hooks Like I'm Five

Hooks are a way of sharing reusable behavior in React. Th...

I am building two businesses while working full time, Ask Me Anything!

How much sleep do you get? Haha

I'm here to encourage you, ask me anything!

I have two little ones and I work from home Tuesdays and Th...

Unit Testing Angular - Component Testing

Could you write the Angular documentation here on out? This i...

Better testing with Storybook

Nice! I sent this article to my team lead, we are using A...

Better testing with Storybook

Excellent work! I had no idea that story book existed. But ...

One Useful Advice To Fight The Impostor Syndrome

I once had a camp director at a camp I worked at for a summ...

It's the Little Things

That is awesome! Yes, the little thoughtful things are mass...

When your day could have gone better

I feel this on a spiritual level

The fact that I barely know how to use git has been biting me in the butt a lot lately 😭

Don't mind me I am just bookmarking this for later...

What is your best quality as a programmer?

I am driven to help the web team I work with, collaborate a...

Is DEV skewed to web-dev mainly? Are you in for something else?

So we can summon you like Batman? Cool! Kidding.. It's grea...

I miss you, var.

So like a Marvel movie? Or should I say.. Varvel? I will se...

What are the languages you wish you could use for work?

I would love to work with Python, get back into React again...

Building my personal cloud after 4 years

Awesome! Looking forward to that! I'm surprised there are n...

Linux: How it saved my old laptop

I installed PopOs on my wife's old 2012 MacBook Pro, she lo...

Building my personal cloud after 4 years

I would love to hear an update when you expose this to the ...

Learning TypeScript

I think having a solid grasp of what benefits Typescript gi...

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