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May be very ambitious, but I want to run a small, personal instance and have 5 real-life friends migrate to it.

I want to see people being again like they were on when it was new to them.

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I hate to ask, but here goes.

I'm looking for a role as a . or . Preferably where I have previous work ex from.

I've been looking a while and nothing with the right fit has come along. Work life balance is super important. If UK, happy to work completely in your timezone!

My site is and I'm happy to email you my CV/resume. Will start immediately once we're on the same page. 💯


Some more context: go as opposed to which is what I wrote my previous CLI utility in.

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The tool I need to build is a CLI utility that reads my emails over IMAP, filters certain emails based on configurable keywords, parses some data from the filtered emails, and ultimately sends some data to another API. The other API authenticates through a personal access token.

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My baseline criteria:

* use as few external libs as possible, as we're dealing with sensitive data here.
* be easy to pick up because I don't want to spend more than a couple of days/few days on it.

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I'm obviously not very exposed to the main concepts in , so would love to hear your thoughts.

I'm looking to explore the language but wonder if its the "right" tool for this job.

There's a whole lot of inner work and long-term thinking to do around my career, life goals, and where I want to be in 2 years, 3, or even 5. But, for now, I'm thankful that I get to pay my bills and do more of what I enjoy.

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Someone on Fosstodon got in touch with me eventually, and we've closed a deal today. I'm starting next month and absolutely stoked to grow into my role and become even better for the next time around! 🎉

I had absolutely no idea what would happen or any expectation with this toot. Almost out of desperation, this was me shouting into the fediverse -- yet 76 boosts and dozens of replies and DMs later, here I am, incredibly taken aback by the response and the help extended. Thank you EVERY ONE! ♥

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Hey #Barcelona. This is a long shot. But I’m looking for someone.

Anyone else has tried to submit their contribution to the World #Dataviz Challenge between 23:00 and 23:59 on Monday Oct 26th on this website?

We are denied participation because the submission form was not working properly at that time. We are looking for anyone else that might have faced the same issue?

Thank you for your help.

How do y'all keep up with the breadth and depth of web dev?

Just finished watching a 40-minute talk on and even though I enjoyed it, I'm properly exhausted.

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Programming in 2020:

Can't wait to boot up my APPLE to open up my MICROSOFT text editor and GOOGLE for solutions to FACEBOOK's technical debt in my MICROSOFT repository so I can deploy to AMAZON and I'll pay GOOGLE and FACEBOOK for the privilege of getting site traffic to show my visitors ads.

Just to quickly check this - .js in 2020 is still about that callback life, right? I'm not learning "outdated" material, am I?

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@neauoire i am aware I am still very young, so my objectives may seem basic, but founding a family with my fiancee, finding a place to live that is closer to nature, and find balance between the obligations of life and my creativity that agrees with my mental health.

I want to rely less and less on industry products (especially food), and develop my ability to fix/build the things I need by myself.

Upgraded to Pop!_OS 20.10 for no reason at all on the laptop I work from and rely on. Couldn't resist.

has its own definition of time or something.

*place order*
"Arriving in 31 minutes"
*30 minutes later*
"Arriving in 30 minutes"

Turned off animations on system-wide because I'm a bit dizzy and pukish today. Hopefully all sites I commonly use inherit this preference.

is for EVERYONE.

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Ah, first dark pattern discovered. Default search engine is Bing (fine). But when you change it to something else, it actually keeps the search on the new tab page as Bing. And it focuses the search bar when you open a new tab. So you still use Bing even though you don’t want to.

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You know what, I'm learning *so much* from , I'm pretty much going to do a later on.

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So I go to sudo apt update today and:

E: The repository ' focal InRelease' is no longer signed.

Oh, nice. OK.

So let’s try removing it, then:

sudo apt-add-repository -r ppa:wireguard/wireguard

Nope! (You didn’t think it was going to be that easy, did you?)

Cannot add PPA: 'ppa:~wireguard/ubuntu/wireguard'.
The team named '~wireguard' has no PPA named 'ubuntu/wireguard'

Actual fix:

sudo rm -i /etc/apt/sources.list.d/wireguard-ubuntu-*


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Unit tests and test driven development seem to be an acquired taste of programmers.

It takes a while to appreciate its taste, but once you get used to it, you just can't go without it anymore.

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