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A Look at Gender Demographics in the Developer Community, Part 1
I asked some of the biggest programming YouTubers to share their demographics data
3 Ways to Automate Accessibility Testing (a11y)
Before we get going, let's go over some quick definitions/questions: What does web accessibility...
DEV Community on Accessibility
A Practical Approach to Automated Accessibility
The use of automated accessibility tools has gained massive popularity for its ability to quickly and...
DEV Community on Code Reviews
How to be good at Code Reviews
In my time as a developer, I have given hundreds of code reviews. It's something I learned to enjoy v...
DEV Community on Cors
Cross origin resource sharing (CORS) is a browser security mechanism. We will discuss how CORS works, what it's for and how to work with it when accessing resources across origins.
What you should know about CORS
If you're anything like me, the first time you encountered CORS (or Cross-origin resource sharing), all you wanted was for your server to accept those darn ajax requests and be done with it. So you…
DEV Community on Devops
Kubernetes for everyone ☸️💡🎉
Kubernetes is the de facto standard for running containerized applications. Kubernetes (K8s) is an open-source system for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications.…
DevOps in 3 Sentences
What really is at the heart of the DevOps mindset?
DEV Community on Freelancing
How to Start Freelancing (The Basics)
If you’ve been wanting to start freelancing but do not know where to start, this is the perfect artic...
DEV Community on Game Development
How to Write a Game in Under 13 Kb While Taking Care of a Baby
A story of epic adventure about writing a game in under 13Kb against all odds
DEV Community on Java
A Reading List for Java Programmers
My list of all-time great books for Java programmers covering topics from core Java to best practices, to unit testing, clean code, and Spring framework.
9 tips to Increase your Java performance ☕️ 🚀 🚶♂️
Any fool can write code that a computer can understand. Good programmers write code that humans can understand. - Martin Fowler But the itch to write a high performance code is always there for any…
The Harsh Reality for JS Developers: If You Don't Study The Fundamentals You Will Be Just Another…
Three years ago, I faced a brutal truth. Up to that point, I had been writing dozens of lines of...
DEV Community on Kotlin
Gang of Four Patterns in Kotlin
How would common "Gang of Four" design patterns implemented in Kotlin look like?
Easier Testing with Kotlin Delegates
TL;DR You can use constructor injection of interfaces along with Kotlin delegates to make...
DEV Community on Programming
The 25 most recommended programming books of all-time.
This article is a follow up of the one I did about the the most recommended startup books of all-time...
5 Free Tools That Will Make You More Productive
productivity tools for developers
These are some all-time favorites with Refind users.
⚠️ Don't try this at home: CSS _as_ the backend
Here we go again! Another one of these, and promise, you will be questioning my sanity after this...
Why I don't use web components
For my first post on dev.to I thought I'd write about a nice, safe topic that's free of controversy: web components. I'm mostly writing this for my future self, so that I have something to point to…
The Bridge Pattern — Design Patterns meet the Frontend
The Bridge Design pattern is one of the design patterns I’ve had most difficulty wrapping my head around. 🤯 Note: This article assumes…
Two lines of CSS that boosts 7x rendering performance!
I'll cut the crap out and jump directly to the two line of css that you need to add to improve your...
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