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Ben Halpern

A Canadian software developer who thinks he’s funny. He/Him.

Education

Mount Allison University

Work

Co-founder at Forem

How do you turn a weakness into a strength?

How do you turn a weakness into a strength?

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Meme Monday! 🤑

Meme Monday! 🤑

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Meme Monday!! 🐘

Meme Monday!! 🐘

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Side Project Sunday! How's it going?

Side Project Sunday! How's it going?

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GitLab will be deleting dormant projects

GitLab will be deleting dormant projects

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Meme Monday! 🤡

Meme Monday! 🤡

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Side Project Sunday! What's the latest?

Side Project Sunday! What's the latest?

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Meme Monday 😍

Meme Monday 😍

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Where do you stand on "magic" within languages and frameworks?

Where do you stand on "magic" within languages and frameworks?

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Meme Monday? 🤔

Meme Monday? 🤔

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Side Project Sunday! What do you have going on?

Side Project Sunday! What do you have going on?

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Show me your editor theme! 🎨

Show me your editor theme! 🎨

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How do you manage multiple projects/codebases at once?

How do you manage multiple projects/codebases at once?

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Meme Monday!! 🦖

Meme Monday!! 🦖

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What is a wrong turn you took your career?

What is a wrong turn you took your career?

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What's your best productivity tip?

What's your best productivity tip?

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Updates on DevDiscuss and DevNews

Updates on DevDiscuss and DevNews

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Kids & Coding

Kids & Coding

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Meme Monday! 🥸

Meme Monday! 🥸

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Side Project Sunday! What do you have going on?

Side Project Sunday! What do you have going on?

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How the software we build is used maliciously and abusively 🎙

How the software we build is used maliciously and abusively 🎙

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Meme Monday!?!

Meme Monday!?!

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Side Project Sunday! What do you have going on?

Side Project Sunday! What do you have going on?

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What's the difference between a library and a framework?

What's the difference between a library and a framework?

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CodeLand is special, and I'm not just saying that.

CodeLand is special, and I'm not just saying that.

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SQL Has Evolved a Lot In Order To Meet New Challenges — But The Fundamentals Have Remained 🎙

SQL Has Evolved a Lot In Order To Meet New Challenges — But The Fundamentals Have Remained 🎙

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People rarely use complicated git commands on the weekend, and I have the data to prove it.

People rarely use complicated git commands on the weekend, and I have the data to prove it.

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Meme Monday!

Meme Monday!

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Side Project Sunday! What do you have going on?

Side Project Sunday! What do you have going on?

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DevNews: Talking About The Recent Wave of Tech Layoffs 🎙

DevNews: Talking About The Recent Wave of Tech Layoffs 🎙

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A new community space for open source maintainers and contributors! 🚀

A new community space for open source maintainers and contributors! 🚀

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Getting Your Conference Talk Proposal Accepted 🎙

Getting Your Conference Talk Proposal Accepted 🎙

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Meme Monday!

Meme Monday!

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Side Project Sunday! Share your progress.

Side Project Sunday! Share your progress.

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What stood out to you from the Mayfield + DEV Discussion Series?

What stood out to you from the Mayfield + DEV Discussion Series?

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Can Open-Source Exist in China? 🎙

Can Open-Source Exist in China? 🎙

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Interested in high performance programming on the LLVM? There's a new community for you.

Interested in high performance programming on the LLVM? There's a new community for you.

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Getting Along with Your Co-workers... All of Them 🎙

Getting Along with Your Co-workers... All of Them 🎙

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What are your debugging tips?

What are your debugging tips?

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Have you done anything interesting with AI/ML?

Have you done anything interesting with AI/ML?

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Meme Monday!

Meme Monday!

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Side Project Sunday! Hacking on anything?

Side Project Sunday! Hacking on anything?

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How does flimsy code affect your mental health?

How does flimsy code affect your mental health?

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When Companies Fake Diversity Initiatives 🎙

When Companies Fake Diversity Initiatives 🎙

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This is Exciting: A New Destination for All Things DevOps

This is Exciting: A New Destination for All Things DevOps

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The Most Fun We've Ever Had Coding! 🎙

The Most Fun We've Ever Had Coding! 🎙

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Pitch me on Swift

Pitch me on Swift

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Describe the best teacher you've ever had

Describe the best teacher you've ever had

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Which day of the week do you get your best coding work done?

Which day of the week do you get your best coding work done?

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Meme Monday

Meme Monday

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S20:E3 — How to think like a CTO 🎙

S20:E3 — How to think like a CTO 🎙

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What makes for a good meeting?

What makes for a good meeting?

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Pitch me on C++

Pitch me on C++

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What *new* technologies do you most want to learn?

What *new* technologies do you most want to learn?

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Pitch me on C#

Pitch me on C#

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Name your top 3 favorite software products that you use

Name your top 3 favorite software products that you use

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Pitch me on Java

Pitch me on Java

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Interested in getting deeper into Web Components?

Interested in getting deeper into Web Components?

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Have you considered starting a company?

Have you considered starting a company?

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How the DEV {% embed %} codes were created 🎙

How the DEV {% embed %} codes were created 🎙

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