[BAWD #10] What Is JavaScript Made Of? 🤔

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My apologies this week’s letter arrived late 😬. However, I bring you good tidings today! Here are a couple of reminders:

  • Again I’ve made a few changes to this newsletter’s layout and structure as promised last week.

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Featured Articles ✍️🏾

  1. TIL: CSS list-style-position property

  2. Top 15 Recommended Tools for React Developers

  3. The Linux LS Command – How to List Files in a Directory + Option Flags

  4. Image Optimization and Transformation with Cloudinary

  5. Git Clone Branch – How to Clone a Specific Branch

  6. Introduction to Headless Content Management Systems

  7. Writing Good Commit Messages: A Practical Guide

  8. How to Ask Effective Questions: A Practical Guide for Developers

  9. Accessibility Auditing with Axe for automated Web UI testing

  10. The Security Vulnerabilities of The Target="_Blank" Attribute


Featured Talks 🎙️

  1. The Growth Mindset, Dealing with Intelligence, Imposter Syndrome and Personal Growth​

  2. Optimizing Content Management with the Headless CMS

  3. Effective Documentation: The Key to Open Source Growth

  4. Beyond The Editor: Automating Your Writing Process​

  5. Harnessing the power of the JAMstack with a Headless CMS​


Book Recommendations 📚

  1. Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger III, and Mark A. McDaniel.

  2. Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear.

  3. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey.

  4. Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God by Jonathan Edwards.

  5. The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko.


Special Updates 🔊

  1. I'm creating a curated list of resources about using the JAMstack. Do check it out and ensure to contribute if you get the time.

  2. Trying to land a high paying job in tech? Want companies reaching out to you? Check out this amazing ebook: The Standout Developer by Randall Kanna.

  3. For most students, real-world developer tools can be cost-prohibitive. Check out the GitHub Student Developer Pack, which gives students free access to the best developer tools in one place so they can learn by doing.

  4. Wondering what JavaScript is made of? 🤔 Well, find out and get closure in this article written by Dan Abramov.

  5. I'm creating a curated list of resources about technical writing. Do check it out and ensure to contribute if you get the time.

  6. You can now sponsor freeCodeCamp on GitHub! Please do support Quincy and his amazing team to keep creating code learning resources for millions of people around the world.

  7. Registration is now open for Hash Code, Google’s team coding competition that inspires developers of all skill levels to team up and tackle a real Google engineering problem.

  8. Wondering how to get started with Flutter? Join us today (12:00 PM GMT+1) at #DevCLokoja where Cole Solomon will introduce you to Flutter, how it works, how to get started, creating stateless widgets, how to utilize the Flutter documentation, and much more in less than an hour.

  9. This complete guide explains everything about CSS flexbox, focusing on all the different possible properties for the parent element (the flex container) and the child elements (the flex items).

  10. Here are some useful product design resources to keep you updated and inspired with lots of new design resources and the latest UI/UX tools.

  11. Want to understand what headless commerce is and if it's the right solution for your business? Check out this comprehensive headless commerce guide, which will walk you through the benefits of headless commerce compared to the traditional one and show you how Commerce Layer can help you go headless without pain.


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Quote of the day 💙

“So often, we assume that excellence requires a monumental effort and that our lofty goals demand incredible doses of willpower and motivation. But really, all we need is dedication to small, manageable tasks. Mastery follows consistency. ― James Clear


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