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Hi Devrant, my little brother showed me this site (https://commits.facepunch.com/) which is the commits page for a game he plays.
Some users comment block element characters like █▅▌▊▋ ▉▇█▅▍_▍▄▉▆ he asked if i knew if that meant anything and I don't, but now i'm curious myself.
can anyone recognize the block characters and/or understand if they actually mean anything, as far as a I know they're just block elements people use to mess with others, but like a lot of people are posting them
anyone has an idea of a potential path i'd appreciate it, i'm really curious about whether this means anything or is just a troll
thank you for your time5
Anyone else join a youtube livestream, go to the beginning and start watching at 3x speed to see if you can catch up before the stream ends4
WSL seems really cool from what i've been toying with it. WSL2 seems like it'll be even better and the integration with docker(another thing i'm toying with) looks interesting. as far as i can find though it's only on windows insider for now, and I don't like having telemetry on my main machine.
So i spent a good chuck of my day just setting up Hyper-v, learning about nested virtualization (so docker will work), setting up a win10pro vm, and i'm now in the process of setting this up to be a virtualized dev machine (not gonna be a one use only system cause i spent way too long on this shit) and setting up docker and wsl
I don't know much about docker or WSL beyond just some random stuff i've learned to toy with to simplify some things i do. but maybe this will give me a cool way to actively learn more about them and maybe use them as more than just boredom toys3
Yesterday my friend called me programming Jesus for getting her code to work properly
She's started learning python. All I did was fix the indentation issues and explain that whitespace is finicky in python and send her a couple of article links about it. pretty boring of an issue
I'm kinda bored I wish someone had a more substantial issue for me to look at and have to actually learn something new to fix it
Considering finding a project on github to try and contribute to as a side project when I need a brake from my projects. But as a worse-than-mediocre college coder I'm intimidated to even try5
I like to look back at what I considered 'programming' back in high school compared to what I'm doing now as a almost CP college graduate
Still know absolutely nothing. But that's immensely more than what I did as the best student in my high school programming elective and the barely accomplishments i achieved as a high school intern at CMU
I still have a copy of some my old high school 'code' (more like data trash)on a flash drive just for memory's sake
You ever get pissed at programming but also be having fun experimenting with getting something to work
I was up till 7 am angry at all the errors and issues but I couldn't bring myself to sleep until 7 when it worked a few consecutive times
Today I get to write tests
I'm bored and can't sleep soooo...
Bad clever code vs Good clean code
Worst / best examples. - what's devRant got
Stories, pictures, links. All mediums are welcome1
Knowledge management. My last job had notes recorded under closed tickets. Some people use hundreds of gdocs. Others have github gists some people I've seen just have sticky notes everywhere
How do you handle personal knowledge bases?? I want to set up some system for me and maybe my friends4
Favorite React begginner tutorials? It's time I actually do something with my website I pay for other than just a badly programmed digital resume I threw together out of bordom.
I plan to turn it into a personal site/personal blog so tutorials to make that plan easier is appriciated. Time for me to get a head start on google-ing while this collects comments.
Thank you in advance2
I can't sleep so I'm making a dark mode userstyle for dndbeyond. The only one I could find on userstyles.org is from 2017 and doesn't darkmode everything
Just ordered my first ssd as a sort of self-reward for managing to get my groups project to get the 2nd highest score in class after many sleepless nights refactoring and optimizing the codebase
Honestly I’d have been happy with a C just so I passed the damn class. But my individual grade was an A and the group’s collective grade was a 86. The second highest group grade in class2
Semesters about to end. The group project is coming to a close and I'll no longer be a TA since internship next semester. I'll finally have time to go back to my projects
Let's see how disgusting my code is after not looking at it at all for months
Let's see how little the comments help me remember what i was doing in each project5
What your opinion on this password-less login thing magic (https://magic.link/).
I think it's interesting, but would you consider it something worth putting time Into learning asap?5
worst part of programming is knowing what needs to happen, having an idea of the logic that needs to run, but having absolutely no idea how to get that logic implemented.
Been staring at my screen for 30 minutes at this point starting to type a function, then deleting it realizing that method won't work, trying another one before deleting that one as well, over and over and over again
I'm about to just close this damn thing and play Minecraft for an hour, maybe a mindless Minecraft break will help.2
For like 6 months since I first started learning unity I've had the urge to try and remake JakX Combat Racing with it just so I can play that game again without the issues an emulator had or needing to get a 'new to me' ps2 and find a copy of the game
But I know for 100% certainty that I don't have the capability to make it. At least not make it functional1
5 fucking days of Google search after Google search. Error after fucking error. Deadline getting closer by the fucking minute. teammates interrupting me every 10 minutes over discord asking for help on their fucking part of the project
and it turns out the solution was just one damn line
5 fucking horrible days all amounts to 1 line
Really shows how much I still have to learn. And the yelling at my screen reveals my need to take an anger management class1
If Brave crashes one more fucking time I'm switching to Firefox. Between the rendering issues on my school's blackboard and the crashes I'm fed up with it.5
Created a bool and set the value 1 instead of true
Took 10 fucking minutes to realize what I did wrong even with the red underline calling me an idiot6
I finally got my friend and ghost writer @xexelias to join devrant
The guy who writes all my emails for me is now able to see all the cringey memes I share from devRant and contribute his own cringe9
why can't people just fucking figure shit out on their own or better yet ask people besides me to help them
Like fuck I just want to fucking sleep but here I am pointlessly complaining on here waiting for him to make a change to something and hopefully fix his server that I couldn't care less about since I don't play 1.15 packs
I blurred out the ip in the image for obvious reasons, but I did debate leaving it unblurred just to see what would happen for about 5 minutes3
How many other cheapskates are still using just HDD'S in their systems with plans to upgrade at least the os drive to an ass 'someday'
My laptop has a 1tb 5400rpm
My desktop has
A 500gb 7200 rpm OS drive
A 3tb 5400 rpm 'everything' drive and
A 1tb 5400 rpm 'testing' drive for VM's or programs I'm just toying with22
I was reading about Lumnify's project analysis (https://lumnify.com/project-analysi...) and now I'm curious about my own probably horrendous code quality and how to improve.
Time to learn about code quality and tools I can throw my work at and get analyses back to help me not suck1
I need an animeplanet for books to mark ones I need to read, ones I'm reading, ones I need prior knowledge first before I can understand what i read, and ones that are time wastes4
Borrowed 2 books from my school library. The passionate programmer caught my interest. And I grabbed the rootkits one just because I have little idea what a rootkit is so I was curious2
It can't be as simple as comparing geocoded locations. It just can't be there has to be other factors as well I have data for and can use as well. It cant be this easy what the hell am I missing
I need to actually build up my website since all that's there is a digital resume currently
I have too many ideas for what I want like a simple blogging space, project showcase space, my teacher recommend a lanking page, and a better digital resume. but limited free time to figure out where to start and what to use and that's really demotivating
I'm thinking about using node or vue to learn a framework but again I'd have to learn them since all I know is normal unmodified js. And again where the hell do I start4
Fellow Windows users. How often do you do a clean install just to get rid of old forgotten junk. I think it's getting close to when I probably should19
He put just a zip in the new branch. I thought it was going to be the actual fucking project like I asked him to. Nope just a damn zip for me to extract and push to github correctly
Last semester was stressful from the start. I was losing more sleep every day trying to keep up to the point the last 72hours of the semester was uninterrupted consciousness. It suck
This semester we're 4 weeks in and immensely more manageable. I was even kidnapped by my brother for the weekend for a monthly game night. and after having a panic attack thinking I missed a lot of assignments. It turns out I'm ahead in most of my classes and where I should be in others (in terms of turned in assignments/progress on projects)