DEV.to Icon

DEV.to

Where programmers share ideas and help each other grow.
dev.to • 10 Stories
All Sources

Andrey Sitnik DEV.to

How a month without computers changed me

Andrey Sitnik: No emails left for me to read. Nor write. I’ve sent a message to my family and delegated my open source projects (Autoprefixer and PostCSS) to my friends. With my last tweet sent, I turn off my laptop, phone, and tablet. My Digital Sabbath begins in 10 minutes: no digital devices for the next month. An absolutely fascinating read. You can visualize Andrey’s digital sabbath on his GitHub contribution graph 👇

read more...

Sam Thorogood DEV.to

Shipping PWAs as Chrome extensions

Have you considered using a PWA to create a Chrome extension? Sam Thorogood writes on Dev.to: So you’ve built a PWA, created your service worker, and followed all the guides. In my case, that is Emojityper: a simple PWA where you can enter words, and receive emoji. This is perfect for desktop and entering emoji in editors that don’t support them. But once you’ve built this great experience, you’re not limited to distributing it only on “the web”. In this post, I’m going to detail how I shipped Emojityper as a Chrome extension, accessible via a browser action.

read more...

Alex Ershov DEV.to

Node.js error handling patterns demystified (with examples)

Error handling in an asynchronous language works in a unique way and presents many challenges, some unexpected. There are seven main error handling patterns in Node.js. Let’s briefly check them all. I’m not sure if this post serves to demystify all of these techniques, but it’s definitely a nice, quick overview of the different patterns.

read more...

Henry Zhu DEV.to

I wasn't ready to become the maintainer of Babel

I wasn’t ready to become the maintainer of Babel. After all, I had never published my own npm package or explored much of the codebase. But slowly (sometimes really slowly) I got used to it. I recall Kent C. Dodds saying that if you want to be a maintainer, just act like and do the things a maintainers does. Sounds easy enough 🤣. I particularly enjoyed the linked post on imposter syndrome from Rachel Smith.

read more...

Nikita Sobolev DEV.to

I am a mediocre developer

Nikita Sobolev outlines why they’re a self-described “mediocre developer” and how they survive in such a state. What follows is a bunch of excellent advice on practical steps toward success as a developer. Ironically, Nikita’s self-professed mediocrity and clear path toward defeating it makes them an outstanding developer in my eyes. 🤩 Go and do likewise.

read more...

DEV.to Icon DEV.to

Linked Lists — a BaseCS video series

Vaideji Joshi has teamed up with our friends at dev.to to produce an awesome educational video series to accompany her awesome CodeNewbie podcast of the same name. The first series is on Linked Lists. Here’s the pitch: You might have heard about linked lists, or you might think that you’re supposed to know about them. Maybe you do know a little bit about them, but don’t know why you should care or why they matter. Either way, I want to tell you about why they’re so cool. More like this, please! 🙏

read more...
0:00 / 0:00