Best Hashnode Answers: December 2018 (Week 2)

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Hey there 👋, I hope you are having a great weekend. With the "Best Hashnode Answers" series, my aim is to highlight some of the best answers by the Hashnode community members. Check out last week's best answers pointed above, in case you new to this. :)

So, here's are some of the answers I found most interesting this week. Please don't forget to appreciate them with your favorite emoji (🦄 and 🙌 are my personal favs).

Q: As developers what tools or services do you pay for currently?

Answer by Sébastien Portebois

In this answer, Sébastien lists out some of the developer tools that help him become a better developer on day-to-day basis. Read full answer

Q: Explain a few programming concepts to me like I am five.

Answer by PhiGuy

Do you want to revisit Object Oriented Concepts? Read this fantastic answer by PhiGuy.

Answer by Shreyansh Pandey

Shreyansh explains what encapsulation and abstraction are in the layman terms. Read the answer.

Q: Why isn't there an alternative of JavaScript on browsers?

Answer by Mark

WebAssembly! Yes, it's the alternative to JavaScript. Learn more about WebAssembly and its browser support in Mark's answer.

Q: Why do we support Internet Explorer when it is no longer supported and is already older and dead?

Answer by Milica Maksimović

Read Milica's answer to understand why do companies and developers still support IE.

Q: What should I do if my manager doesn’t give me enough time to write tests?

Answer by Jos Fabre

"The client won't pay" is one of the most common answers that managers give to avoid spending time on Testing. Read the full explanation.

Q: Do programmers code from memory or look up Functions/API as they code?

Answer by Shreyansh Pandey

Is it OK to Google while coding? Read the answer.

Q: Can you write a shortest infinite loop?

Answer by codingBug

Read how to write an infinite loop in just four chars.

Q: [Bragging Thread] What work (personal or professional) are you most proud of?

Answer by Alfonso Reyes Cortés

Alfonso shares how he built a complete system to implement IoT in hotels. Read the answer

Answer by Jos Fabre

Read how Jos built the worlds first in-banner multiplayer race game.

Q: How to increase problem solving skills?

Answer by Ammar Al-khawaldeh

Understand from an autodidact how to quickly improve your problem solving skills. Thanks for sharing the sheet, Ammar!

Q: What kind of apps can one build using Rust?

Answer by Mark

Do you want to learn Rust? Here are a few things Rust is mainly used for.


That's it for this week. Let me know if I missed anything in the comments. I hope this list will be useful to you this Sunday.

Syed Fazle Rahman

I am the co-founder of Hashnode, a community for software developers. We are passionate about making a friendly and inclusive network for programmers. I frequently post about CSS, Web design and UX. Follow me to stay up-to-date with the latest web design tips.

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