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Eleftheria Batsou
Eleftheria Batsou

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What's the one thing you always need to look-up?

How do you feel about your memory?
To be honest, I don't have the best memory, I always write down the important things or when I can't remember something I'll definitely search for it.

What are the things developers always forget and need to search for?

The most common answer by far was:

Regular expression

The second most common was:

CSS (Centering divs, animation properties, media queries)

And by the way here is one of the ways to center a div:

display: flex;
align-items: center;
justify-content: center;

\*on parent element *\
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By Nikola Betica

I got a lot of answers regarding CSS/HTML/JS, Python, PHP, Java, Git

What's the one thing you always need to look-up?

β€” Eleftheria Batsou (@batsouelef ) March 15, 2021

And the list goes on

  • How to make git stop tracking a folder/file
git rm --cached <file>
git rm -r --cached <folder>
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By R

  • Git reset soft/hard/mixed/keep
  • Git list or branch sort by creation time
  • Git flow
  • Bootstrap classes
  • Flexbox align-items, justify-items, align-content, justify-content
  • All kind of html forms
  • The syntax of if statements and for loops in Python
  • Javascript String function
  • Dates/Time in JavaScript, PHP (and other languages).
  • Splice or slice method in JavaScript
  • Let if in rust
  • How to initialize arrays in java
  • How to loop over a list
  • How to remove elements from a list inside the loop
  • The ternary operator in JavaScript
Question mark first, then the colon, because otherwise it doesn’t look like Elvis:
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By BeepThink

  • The Event for Dom Ready in Vanilla JS
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By Daniel

  • Color codes
  • Switch case

What about you? What is something you always tend to forget?

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Top comments (1)

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Andrew Baisden

I feel like learning Regular expressions would make a lot of people power users if they invested the time into learning it 😁