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'your computer is doing something weird come home'
'i can't, everyone is being evacuated because of the hurricane'
'....it's trying to install windows 10'
I was going to wait out hurricane Harvey by programming, but i Just realized my house is about to flood.
GitHub is down. House about to be flooded by a hurricane. Data Centers about to be flooded by a hurricane. Dentist appointment today. ... you know what's going well for me today? Coffee. I have a fucking cup of coffee.11
Me (5 days ago): A major, life-threatening hurricane is coming. I need to prepare. I know you have a need to launch so I will do my best to finish your project.
Client: Ok, stay safe.
Client (today): I know you're not done. You're late actually. To provoke you into further action, we went ahead and announced the launch and people will begin using the website now.
Me (at the store buying food for the next two week): What in the actual ... Here is your code. Finish it yourself. May God have mercy on your cold, dark soul.7
84 hours. Took alot of coffee and adderall. Had 5 projects with reasonable deadlines until mother fucking hurricane Katrina decided it wanted to be the best cocksucking blowing bitch around and knocked power out for two weeks. I managed to get 3 projects finished before i passed out for a day but two clients got pissed off cause their projects were late. They were pissed off even more when i had to pull the Forced Majeure clause cause they wanted to be bitches and didn't want to pay for my work
TL;DR: Hurricane didn't kill me so deadlines tried6
A story of love, loss, and devRant.
My favorite sunglasses were a victim of hurricane Irma. They were sitting on the park bench when a powerful gust of wind blew them onto the cement floor, where both lenses were fucked right where I look out of them. I bought these sunglasses at Disney with my family and have not stopped wearing them since. I was pretty upset.
Enter devRant. Sad and without sunglasses, I hoped that virtual ones might suffice. Lo and fucking behold, in the profile editor, there they were: my exact sunglasses, even with the choice between silver and gold. Absolutely fucking perfect. Made my day.10
When you're in Hurricane Harvey surrounded by water but you're a developer so client ask if you can still get the Sprint finished. #NoIdiot there's a flood1
HURRICANE INSPIRED PI PROJECT!
So in anticipation of hurricane Irma I built this little thing which measures barometric pressure using my raspberry pi's sense hat! It also adds the data to a graph. Very fun!9
Company calls today. Offers me a job which is great i have been looking for 7 months.
Today hurricane irma is coming its getting close gas stations are out of fuel. No water at stores. Chaos on the roads.
Company asks me to come in Tommorow for interview. 😑9
Not dev related, but if you're in Texas stay safe this weekend.
The power outages are going to suck the most, so remember to save your code every other minute.4
To everyone in hurricane war path...
YOUR WONDERFUL STUBBORN ASSES BETTER LET ME KNOW YOU'RE OK. I'M GOING TO BE WORRIED SICK UNTIL ALL THESE FUCKING WATER TORNADOES ARE DONE.32
Any people in south Florida that are affected by the hurricane? How are you guys doing? Stay safe and don't forget to push your code.
Thank your for throttling my internet right in the middle of a hurricane! Now not only does Netflix not work and GitHub take forever, but I can't even get live weather updates. Time to code using cave paintings I guess till the power goes out.2
Yesterday I had a good idea for a project I'm working on, so I decided to stay awake all the night drinking RedBull in order to implement it.
Eventually I went to bed. I dreamed I was on an island with some friends and a volcano erupted. We escaped from the lava boarding on a big boat, then a tsunami wave reached the boat. Boat didn’t sink, however electric power went down. When the electric power returned, on the boat screens appeared the following text: "Please, restart MySQL". However, under it there was the PostgreSQL elephant logo. I was someway more worried about that rather than the tsunami. After that, a hurricane was coming too. We were saved by people coming with a spaceship, however they appeared to be drunk. I woke up thinking «WTF!».
This morning my husband told me our 4 cats made fuss all the night.1
Nothing sucks worse than being mid jerk off and trying to switch the video, only to find out Pornhub went down for maintenance.
Thank God the hurricane motivated me to stockpile some downloads 😂😂3
Another Swedish hostingcompany bragging about the data center in New York they have. It apparently withstanded the hurricane Katrina11
!rant && !dev
I am finally back home. My car was okay, house was okay, and I had electricity. Bad news: no internet connection. Looks like I have to use my phone for stack overflow.3
First off, I couldn't copy and paste "wk150" because it was an image, not text !
Coolest thing I've ever built was a building.
Foundations was brick pyramids buried in the ground to spread the loads of the post construction method. (eg. posts at corners, the rest of the building hangs on those.)
Built out of recycled church hardwood, designed to withstand 350 mph winds, no windows !
8ft by 10ft doors.
Had to move 200+ tons of soil by bucket and spade.
I also fell off the roof once..
But luckily landed in a pile of earth, I had piled up in case I fell off !
Built using prefab panels I put together on a jig. (So all sides the same.)
Then the winds came..
Mine was one of only two untouched.
I got the idea from both:
And visiting a hurricane hit area with just one building left standing built out of concrete and bricks, whilst everyone else's was just wood.
Not that wood isn't a good choice, after all, look at Japanese buildings:
Sadly it isn't still there, the local government knocked it down after I moved away !
I'd even got planning permission for it, so no idea why they would get rid of such a useful building !
Perhaps the next one I should make out of concrete and be harder to knock down..
Solo build, apart from the time when I got my Amazon like girlfriend to give me a hand to move the panels into place, as they was so heavy, I couldn't lift them by myself, and had no crane..
No pictures sadly, though I did video it, but the tape got left behind in one of my many moves. :-(
Did the architectural drawings myself too.
Lesson there, believe in yourself, you can do it !
Just takes persistence..
Friends said I was crazy at the beginning !7
@Gerrymandered recently posted a rant, https://devrant.com/rants/1003724/..., and his reasons, which I won't really go into much, are completely legitimate.
We were talking in class and he was getting annoyed with people hating others for actually trying to defend the different flavors or Operating Systems. I've gone into it once or twice, but I feel the need to again. I'm actually going to be blunt this time, unlike my last one:
Linux has its niche. If you like it, then it usually works.
Windows has its niche. Businesses ***typically*** choose it first (with few exceptions, @linuxxx don't even bother coming in here to defend Linux. Love ya and all, but you really piss me off sometimes. Just saying.)
macOS has its niche. If you're a designer, try it. You might be surprised.
Can people shut the fuck up with the constant bashing of every single OS in existence with a focus seemingly on Windows? We get it, the dev community LOOOOOOOOOOVES to fucking hate Windows. Who doesn't? It can be broken as hell, but for a lot of purposes, it works. If I want to use Windows, then let me, and if you complain that because I'm a techie or anything that I can't use it, please go fuck yourself with a moldy rusty fork left out in a hurricane 20 years ago.
That is all.10
This hurricane fucking sucks. My power was out nearly all day today. It went out at 6ish this morning, and didn't come back on until 4-5ish in the afternoon.
I was coding on my laptop, trying to reproduce the sampling procedures we talked about in AP stats (hoping that I'd better understand the material if I could connect it to stuff I was doing in another class), and there was a piece of syntax I had forgotten over the summer, and it irritated the hell out of me that I couldn't just Google the answer.
Eventually I just drove to a Starbucks and hung out there for about an hour or two till the power came back on. I was terrified the power would just go out again before I got back home.3
The longer I live, the longer I am unsure what the meaning of my life is.
Yes I am a creative person in a way that I can create something out of nothing, but unfortunately all my work is almost invisible. Is the meaning of a developer guy to be a magician? He does something and *wooosh*
//magic happens here
there is a thing which he forgot how it works within a month. Why can't I just talk about my work with other people than those from the IT business? I don't think to be that important, but sometimes it appears that without you and me nothing will really work nowadays.
And to be honest with you guys, I am too slow. I can adapt new concepts and new programming languages, but I feel like getting overruned by all that new stuff appearing each day. Am I supposed to be that super hero named"superbrain"? Is that still healthy?
wtf, my life is a miracle, an oracle and a hurricane (and some times it is even great)!
I am confused!1
How many of you are ready for the us-east-1 data centers to be offline for two weeks? Do you have standby copies of your data on the west coast already?
I love Mikrotik. Just fucking love them. I also love my residential fiber service. Small company. Synchronous 125M service. No caps. Bandwidth is always there.
BUT... They use PPPOE (seriously guys?), and the IP changes on *every single re-connect*. Also: no IPv6 support. I know. I don't need it. But I want it.
Enter DNSMadeEasy's DDNS, Hurricane Electric's 6to4 tunnel service, and my Routerboard AH100x4. I wrote a script that runs on the router whenever my IP changes. It updates my DDNS record, updates my 6to4 tunnel IP using HE's API, and updates my local 6to4 interface's IP.
It just works. My public IPv4 may change, but the /48 IPv6 networks on my LAN side stay fully routeable.4
Got frustrated with some code the other day so I took the liberty of uploading a hurricane of custom emoji on our Slack instead.2
Irma took our power. The people across the street have power wtf. All our lines are below ground. Why #outofpower. #twistedmyanklemovinshutters2
Recruiter question: Recruiter X sets me up with an interview that went extremely well. The Interviewer ( who is also the project manager) says she would call the recruiter the same day and that I was pretty much a shoo-in for the spot. Recruiter calls b.c. a reference isn't answering and she wants another. I give another good one that I know will pick up. Fast forward almost 2 weeks and I still haven't gotten a response, even after reaching out to X via email and calls. Would it be unprofessional of me to contact the PM directly to inquire about the position? It was due to start monday, but we also got hit by hurricane matthew... not really sure how to procede. Any advice would be great.2
There are many people broadcasting over Zello from Puerto Rico on the 'Puerto Rico' and other channels. Might help if you need to connect or need situational awareness.
Thoughts with our friends in Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands...
That feeling when...
...you can't build a project because you can't autogenerate some files because they rely on some other autogenerated files that rely on some other autogenerated files that can't be generated because the project can't build...
Just another day in the eye of the dependency hurricane!
What Im doing with my life, Hurricane edition.
So Im still working in a site that I have keep saying Im about to launch Soon™, most of it was already working for a while but the notification system was Youtube-levels of ""broken"", I personally didnt wanted to spend time on it fixing it since I really wanted to launch the damn thing already to show the world I havent been wasting my time/shortening my lifespan doing fuck all ... but I remember that your average normie wants eyecandy and all that stuff ... urgh ok fine, will try to fix and that I did ... but in doing so I ended from a ~90% fully working site to a crippled ~50% "working" site.Also some neat info for those prepping for the hurricane https://imgur.com/gallery/tzv0d, also because some stuff going with my life, it makes me aware of all the homeless people out there and hope they have proper shelter and such.2
I'm not sure. I'll probably do one of these:
- YouTuber, most probably travel / adventure videos
- Hurricane / Tornado hunter
- organic farming
Just survived Hurricane Irma. Got back from Miami yesterday morning.
Okay, that was horrible.
But at least I am going to Maker Faire on the 23rd.
I'm currently working as a IT Specialist for this company, we have lots of important clients and it's a bit understaffed. This is not my passion at all, don't get me wrong I'm pretty good at it but it's just not my thing. I used to be a student until last year when a hurricane came by(I live in Puerto Rico btw) and after that I found this job, they took me in without finishing my degree or not knowing anything at all. At first I was ok with but as time dragged on it just made me feel pretty shitty. Now I've been taking a like into web development even before this year but once again got interrupted by the hurricane from last year, that didn't stopped me and I got selected to the Grow with Google's Front End Web Development Udacity nanodegree, I've also started doing some of Wes Bos courses to help me get around. Now I've been thinking about quitting my current job, taking some time to develop myself more and try getting into the web dev industry.
I guess I got a couple of questions:
Does my idea sounds stupid?
How hard is it to get a job for web dev remotely, mostly Front-end?
Currently trying to get good at React.
Any other technology you would recommend learning?
Any open-source projects you might know about that includes React and have beginners issues? I guess I'm still not as confident as I should