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Estée Janssens — Unsplash

Hey, folks. It’s Ty, back at it with another steamy romance fan-fic about coding.

I’ve been programming and making web apps for almost a decade now. I started in early 2012, so more like 8 years.

In the last 8 years, I’ve crushed every interview I’ve ever had. Even on a couple of interviews where my whiteboarding or code exercises didn’t go perfectly, my charisma and passion always got me through. Until today that is.

I just had a coding interview with a contracting company that I won’t name. Their time slots were weird, and the next few weeks are busy for me. I ended up choosing a slot at 3 A.M. on a Saturday morning (this happened 10 minutes before writing this). That was my first mistake I guess, though, if I’m being honest, I can’t really blame that for the problems with the coding exercise. …


Hey, folks. Just here to share a quick code snippet with you that might save you 5 minutes.

The other day I was hitting a web service from a javascript function. For some reason, the service call was causing navigation and I couldn’t figure out why. I knew I was preventing the default event behavior, so that couldn’t be it. Here’s an example of what that code could have looked like:

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Some of you might have already caught the issue. I’ve turned my linting off here because it turns out that part of my problem was that my linting plugin had failed in VS Code. …


The modern hope for Linux laptop hardware. Or is it?

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Unix For Life

Hey, folks. If you’re anything like me, you probably love developing software on a Unix system. …

About

Ty Tracey

Software engineer, musician, and aspiring humanitarian. Call me Ty. http://tytr.dev https://twitter.com/tytr_dev

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