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Today I have shed my mortal skin and transcended to the realm of the 🔥 blaze it 🔥 coders.
Being Dutch may or may not be related.
"Not wk135, but blah blah blah"
Please don't misuse wk135 (Sorry)
It's about coding tests
Thank you. */
A company took their technical test on this really weird website. There was a Windows Narrator guy's voice giving instructions while a timer was running. I had to flash my ID to the webcam and then fit my head on an outline on the screen. It was for a web dev position. I had to speak into the microphone to answer the Narrator's questions and then send the video to them. The questions were weird and hypothetical, mostly. I just thought that their process was dumb and unnecessary.
I don't like aptitude and algebraic tests. One company, I remember, had their test on Google Forms. For some multiple choice questions, they put check boxes instead of radio buttons. So, I could just blaze through it selecting all options. Some of the questions had their first option as "All of the above" 🤔. Fortunately, I didn't pass the test.
Working on a marijuana dealer website and there's an order of 420€ on it.
I bet she did it on purpose5
Some on here are very open about having addictions or using external things 'to keep going', be better or whatever else reason. I do too myself. (please don't get butthurt)
What do you think about weed & dev instead of - or even with - alcohol & dev?
BTW, I just noticed this (2 hours ago! I didn't know there are limits, which seems like a good idea..). I deem it obligatory to share. It's also the reason I'm asking 😁10
My stress test the past three months has been writing the same app's frontend first in Blaze/handlebars which was horrible and then in react which was wonderful due to blazes inability to scale, and then on a Vue application which consumed the API from the React app. Im hoping they prefer it to be in Angular, feed me frameworks :D. Just not polymer, anything but polymer. One does not just use polymer and no one wants to watch its ginger creator prance around in a unicorn mask trying to teach me how to properly write my app to be reactive. I shouldnt even have to think that hard about how to make it reactive, thats the point of the framework!
Checking out Meteor JS in 2020 after a loooong time in which I ignored it. I participated in the community when it barely startted, liked a couple of things, was effy about some others.
Built a semi large app (custom user auth through ldap, multiple forms and data fetches on different components inside of each page, reporting bla bla bla.
Did it first in just Meteor and Blaze (pretty easy to digest) and then with Meteor and Svelte (still easy to digest, but Blaze was simpler imho) and both packages totalled less than 100mb which is somewhat amazing considering how node is with packages.It might be a good time to psy attention once more to meteor.
I based much of my shit in the now free Discover Meteor book, there aren't that many breaking changes, which makes it surprisingly stable as an application for development.
I don't know if i would use it for s large scale app, but thus far it seems fairly promising as compared to how it was years ago.
Definitely something to keep in mind for 2020-21 development5
So I wanted to get into Lego again. I loved it as a kid and got a bit into robotics again, so I thought why not, maybe I can collect some parts for future robot builds.
I go look for videos about models and stuff and in the end I found one I liked and though yeah why not.
Went ahead to check it's model number..
Start with C as first real programming language. It might have a higher entrance barrier but in future you'll blaze through new languages with ease4