[BAWD #30] On Students, Internships and Composable Commerce

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I trust you had a blissful week? Btw, here’s a friendly reminder that motivation often comes after starting and not before 😉. Today is my 30th issue, yayyyy 🎉!! Special thanks to YOU for sticking around and reading my letters. I’m writing a couple of interesting articles and I can’t wait to share them with you next week.

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Featured Articles ✍️🏾

  1. Getting Started with Hugo and Deploying to Netlify by Bolaji Ayodeji.

  2. What is Big O Notation Explained: Space and Time Complexity by Shen Huang.

  3. On Customer Experience and Branding in Tech by Chukwuemeka Afigbo.

  4. Crypto Mining is Killing All Free CI/CD Platforms by Davide 'CoderDave' Benvegnù.

  5. Voice-Controlled Web Visualizations with Vue.js and Machine Learning by Sarah Drasner.

  6. What is Distributed Order Management and what are its benefits? by Fabrizio Picca.

  7. 3 Ways to Achieve In-sprint Test Automation by Angie Jones.

  8. Gathering Community Feedback Isn’t Optional by Ashley Smith.

  9. Images optimization with Cloudinary in Nuxt apps by Maya Shavin.

  10. Can Dynamic Sites Go Serverless? by Moriel Schottlender.

  11. Fraud Detection: Using Relational Graph Learning to Detect Collusion by Uber Eng.


Product of the Week ✨

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Good Tidings 🔊

  1. Just to let you know that I’ve been off Twitter for some weeks now due to the current Twitter ban in Nigeria and personal reasons. If you’ve been trying or need to reach me, please contact me via LinkedIn or send an email.

  2. Check out the exciting current openings at Google for student internships in business, software engineering, technology, and more.

  3. Here’s a full scholarship for selected Nigerian women to complete any Udacity Nanodegree of their choosing within 6 months. You can learn more and apply here.

  4. It would help if you explored these student and travel scholarships, aiming to support and inspire students pursuing careers in technology.

  5. Are you interested in learning more about cloud engineering? Then, check out these live streams to learn core Azure, AWS, and Google Cloud concepts.

  6. 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.

  7. You can now sponsor freeCodeCamp on GitHub! Please support Quincy and his amazing team to keep creating code learning resources for millions of people worldwide.

  8. With Composable Commerce, developers can combine different tools to deliver a unified customer experience, enhance customer satisfaction, increase conversion, increase retention, implement business requirements, and grow revenue. Learn more about this approach in this guide.

  9. Check out the Commerce Layer ecommerce starter to get started with building multi-country e-commerce experiences on the web.

  10. Whether you're new to computer science or an experienced coder, there’s something for you here in Google’s Tech Dev Guide. Check it out to grow your technical skills, supplement your coursework or prepare for interviews.

  11. Here’s a collection of useless things to buy as a gift for someone 😐.


Book Recommendations 📚

  1. A Quest for Godliness — The Puritan Vision of the Christian Life by J.I. Packer.

  2. All Your Worth: The Ultimate Lifetime Money Plan by Elizabeth Warren and Amelia Warren Tyagi.

  3. The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance by Josh Waitzkin.

  4. How to Develop a Super Power Memory by Harry Lorayne.

  5. The Standout Developer by Randall Kanna.


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Quote of the day 💙

“No single instance will transform your beliefs, but as the votes build up, so does the evidence of your new identity. —James Clear


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