[BAWD #106] Netflix Pathways Bootcamp
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Don't Solve Problems, Eliminate Them by Kent C. Dodds.
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The order pipeline by Filippo Conforti.
Distributing Challenge: On Building Highly Engaged Teams by Kurt Kemple.
The Future of Chakra UI by Segun Adebayo.
Debugging Containerized React Apps by Shedrack Akintayo.
Featured Productivity Articles ✍🏾🦅
5 Boring Ways to Become More Creative by Mike Manson.
Creativity Is a Process, Not an Event by James Clear.
The Day You Decided to Take the Leap by Lawrence Yeo.
No More Brainstorming by Zef Hemel.
How companies made productivity a personal problem by Elaine Meyer.
Product of the Week ✨
Human or Not? is a social turing game where you chat with someone for two minutes and try to figure out if it’s a human or an AI bot.
Good Tidings 🔊
Advance your programming and interviewing skills with Netflix in partnership with edX through the Netflix Pathways Bootcamp. This program aims to accelerate job readiness for students from historically underrepresented groups interested in entry-level software engineering roles. Participants who complete the program may also receive an interview for a full-time position at Netflix. You can apply now before 12th May 2023.
You can still apply to speak at the largest open-source conference in Africa, and if you haven’t purchased your ticket yet, you should now. If you’re curious, here’s why you should attend Open Source Festival 2023 (hint: Brian Douglas, ex-Director of Developer Advocacy at GitHub, now building OpenSauced will be coming live :winks:).
Google Season of Docs has announced 13 organizations will be participating in the program for 2023. First, interested technical writers should read this guide and FAQs, which gives information about eligibility and choosing a project. Next, share your contact information via this GitHub repository or submit a statement of interest directly to the organizations before next month.
Here’s a 12-week and 26-lesson Machine Learning curriculum. This curriculum will teach you about classic machine learning using the Scikit-learn library.
Do you have an open-source project built using Google technologies that you want to showcase to the world? You can do so on Google Dev Library during the #MaintainerMarch.
Node.js 20 is now available with the new experimental Permission Model, synchronous
Here’s a curated list of interview questions for different programming languages, frameworks, and technologies.
Here is a collection of universities, companies, and organizations that offer free online courses with certificates.
Here’s a complete computer science study plan you can use to become a software engineer.
Looking to network with other student community leaders and professionals or level up your skills and give back to your community? You can join the GitHub Campus Experts program now and expand your connections!
If you’re a student (at any level), you can apply to get the GitHub Student Developer Pack and access the best developer tools, resources, and courses for FREE.
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Book Recommendations 📚
All of Grace by Charles Haddon Spurgeon.
Engineering Management for the Rest of Us by Sarah Drasner.
Building Python Web APIs with FastAPI by Abdulazeez Adeshina.
The Pragmatic Programmer by Dave Thomas and Andy Hunt.
Featured Tweets and Videos 😍
Here are some cool tweets and some of my favorite videos from YouTube this week.
⬇️: Vite Crash Course | Faster Alternative To CRA
⬇️: 10 Math Concepts for Programmers
⬇️: What Makes People Successful?
⬇️: Look at Jesus!
Quote of the Week 💙
“When you feel like givin’ up, know you’re close” –Dave.
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