[BAWD #31] On Growth Design and Interview Resources

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I trust you had a blissful week? Btw, here’s a friendly reminder that the more you move, the easier it is to keep moving. Ensure you show up every day and maintain the momentum, friend 💪🏾💙.

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Featured Articles ✍️🏾

  1. Splitting Time Between Product and Engineering Efforts by Sarah Drasner.

  2. How Does Bitcoin Mining Work? by Investopedia.

  3. Learn, Unlearn And Relearn: How To Stay Current And Get Ahead by Dr. Margie Warrell.

  4. How to Make API Requests with Postman or cURL by Tania Rascia.

  5. A company is not a family by Justin Pot.

  6. Web Form Validation: Best Practices and Tutorials by Janko Jovanovi.

  7. The Psychology Behind TikTok's Addictive Feed by Growth Design.

  8. Using OAuth with PKCE Authorization Flow (Proof Key for Code Exchange) by Tania Rascia.

  9. A tactical guide to kickstarting your community by Patrick Woods.

  10. Static is the New Dynamic by Filippo Conforti.


Product of the Week ✨

Growth.Design helps product-led organizations in 179 countries create better experiences alongside product tips in a comic book format you’ll love to read.

Do check it out here and upvote on Product Hunt.


Good Tidings 🔊

  1. Here’s a complete computer science study plan to help you become a software engineer.

  2. You should check out this guide to Software Engineering technical interviews containing handy information and practice resources to help you get your next job.

  3. Here’s another interview prep guide. It contains resources and Anki flashcards to help you learn how to design large-scale systems.

  4. 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.

  5. Check out this free Introduction to Bitcoin course where you can formally learn more about Bitcoin and how it works.

  6. 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.

  7. Check out RegExr, an online tool to learn, build, & test Regular Expressions.

  8. You should check out the Commerce Layer ecommerce starter to get started with building multi-country e-commerce experiences on the web.

  9. Do you have Acne (also known as Acne Vulgaris, Blackheads, Breakouts, Cystic acne, Pimples, or Whiteheads)? You can out this guide to learn more about Acne, its causes, symptoms, tips, possible treatments, medications, reviews, and more. In addition, you might learn one or two that would help you 🤞🏾.

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

  11. Just to let you know that I’ve been off Twitter for some weeks now. If you’ve been trying or need to reach me, please contact me via LinkedIn or send an email.


Book Recommendations 📚

  1. The Autobiography of George Muller by George Müller.

  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. Modern Web Development on the Jamstack by Mathias Biilmann & Phil Hawksworth.


Featured Tweets 😍

I’ve been off Twitter for a while now, and I’ve spent more time on LinkedIn and Instagram instead. Hence, I’ll share my favorite dev posts from IG this week. Trust me; you’ll like them :).

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Quote of the day 💙

“Most people don't want accurate information, they want validating information. Growth requires you to be open to unlearning ideas that previously served you.” —James Clear


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