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Long rant ahead.
Holy shit is this hard.
I'm not a dev, but I'm working really hard to become one. I come home from work every day at 7:00pm and study between 3 and 5 hours of coding, and finally I'm starting to make decent responsive web pages. I got excited, finally the studies are paying off and I guess I got carried away and told a "friend" about it.
"What?, But making web pages its fucking easy anybody can do web pages! I did mine with dreamwiever, is that even considered development"
And there goes my self steem holy shit..I know, I know its not development, Im not a programmer neither do I pretend to be one but holy shit.
I guess I wish some people would anderstand the amount of effort that can go into an app or web..21
Ok, so I'm back.
Here's what's happened since I've been gone:
(1y apparently according to DevRant)
1) Lots of nitty gritty stuff that y'all aren't gonna give a fuck about, and tbh I can't remember either so win-win, right? Basically: Failed Projects that I'd rather not talk about. Laugh @ them here -> https://steem.tools
2) I released "Steem Engine Tools" on the STEEM Blockchain - https://steem.tools/steemengine - and it reached over 1k users within the first month, which I was really proud of. It still pulls in around 30-60 daily (monthly unique) users! I'm still really happy with it and people seemed to love it too, which added to my happiness.
Errr... it broke a month later, but I eventually fixed it and people still seem happy with it.
3) I released dMessages just 3 days ago -> https://chat.steem.tools and it recieved over $60 in upvotes and was seen by major members of the community (they loved it more than SE Tools), and that only took me 2 days LOL. So I guess less effort = more success but whatever I don't care it works-ish and people are happy with it as an Alpha MVP.
4) I'm currently writing more code to add yet another function to the Blockchain, which I think is severely limiting. This one took the most time, so by my rule above, it's going to do terribly but if I come back within a reasonable timeframe, I'll tell you all about it and maybe all the struggles I've had with it. But it's my precious SOURCE CODE, yeah I like my monopolies 🤣.
Yeah so life happens, people actually know who I am and CADawg is a meh-I-think-I've-heard-of-him name on the STEEM Blockchain now.
P.S. If you want an account, I've got 6 (and counting) free accounts to give away so just HMU on STEEM (good luck lol without an account) or twitter @_CADawg or comment below if you want Telegram, Discord .etc.
Thanks for reading,
Been lurking for a while and has been refreshing to see I'm not alone in some of 'interesting' issues I face day-to-day!
I am in a situation where I am a technical lead, but any architecture changes need approval by the MD, any software (free, obviously paid for is understandable!) needs signoff before installing, even if it's to see what it's all about! Essentially anything I should be responsible (no matter how minute) needs signoff before I can even attempt anything.
This is my first time that I am in a role of this level, but it seems like I am responsible for a lot but don't have much control over what I can do about it, is this normal? To me it just seems there is no trust in my judgement, which is not justified considering I'm only just being put into the role!6
Got really happy that I could use the new Boolean work item templates fields in TFS 2017 after upgrading from 2015....Turned into bludgeoning my head against the keyboard when I realised Microsoft decided it was a great idea to not including any way of validating said Boolean field. Time to go back to using Yes/No drop downs, or resort to dirty hacks....
BEEM (Python) wrapper for the STEEM API, it makes my life so much easier.
If that doesn't count and you want an API-yer API, SteemYY.com - Data on demand which is a pain to extract and tbh idk where to get it if it wasn't for this
Ok I remembered to come back.
I just released guest posting on the STEEM blockchain. https://api.steem.tools/post and it's looking okay, I just hope people actually see it.
I had to learn node for this and it took like 3 months to make so please let this work good ffs.
Guess who's back...
Me. I've been busy making stuff for STEEM, but as the devrant app caught my eye, why not come back?
I really hate typing on a mobile so I'll probably write a long post tomorrow!
I love steem-"I don't know how to serialise JSON so lets throw an error when you provide a dictionary"-js. I know it's a convinience, but don't tell me one of my characters is invalid as it's just not serialised.
Should probably mention:
The rest of the libraries accept JSON text and dictionaries/arrays so this is non-standard and also this lib doesn't provide type hints.
Learning node has been a big pain in the ass, when you come from everywhere else where asynchronicity is an afterthought, with node it's not a choice LOL.