[BAWD #35] Dear Interns

Hello there 👋🏾,

I trust you had a blissful week? Btw, here’s a friendly reminder that true progress, genuine growth, and lasting change cannot happen overnight. Give yourself a fighting chance, find the right kind of support, and one day you will look back, and you will smile.

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Featured Articles ✍️🏾

  1. Linux List Processes – How to Check Running Processes by Bolaji Ayodeji.

  2. Do You Need to Localize Your Website? by Putri Hapsari.

  3. Build an Object Recognition App with vue3 and Tensorflow by Uma Victor.

  4. On good tech debt by Drew Bredvick.

  5. Why Does React Exist by Dillion Megida.

  6. Get Started Contributing to JavaScript Open Source by Kent C. Dodds.

  7. GraphQL for Beginners: Introduction by Victoria Lo.

  8. Creating a dynamic color converter with 11ty Serverless by Bryan Robinson.

  9. 11 Useful Resources To Learn Python's Internals From Scratch by Miguel Brito.

  10. Optimizing Images Using the Next.js Image Component by Anita Ihuman.


Product of the Week ✨

Real-time Banner is a Twitter tool that makes your Twitter banner special. You can update your banner in real-time interactively with your followers.

Do check it out here and upvote on Producthunt.


Good Tidings 🔊

  1. Dear intern, you should check out this forum to learn from other people’s most memorable work mess up to show you that it's okay to make mistakes.

  2. Here’s a curated list of 200+ open source alternatives to tools that businesses require in day-to-day operations.

  3. We’re seeking a talented DX engineer to expand our Developer Relations department at Commerce Layer. It’s a 100% remote opportunity, and you can apply here.

  4. Here’s a curated list of 300+ components from the best landing pages across the internet to serve as inspiration for your next project.

  5. SheCodeAfrica is hosting their annual Summer Code Camp for high school girls (within ages 10 - 18) from across Africa.

  6. Wondering what headless commerce is, the benefits of using it, and how to use it to super-charge your business? Then, you should check out this episode of the Effective Product Development series, where we discussed extensively on this.

  7. You should check out crontab guru; a quick and simple editor for cron schedule expressions.

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

  9. Fund My Laptop is a platform where individuals can request help to raise funds to purchase a laptop. People who are willing to help contribute to crowdfunding can also join the platform.

  10. I’ve been off Twitter for some weeks now. If you’ve been trying or need to reach me, don't hesitate to get in touch with me via LinkedIn or send an email.


Dev Term of the day 💾

Cron job: This is a time-based job scheduler used for scheduling tasks to be executed sometime in the future. Learn more here (text) or here (video).


Book Recommendations

  1. Zero to One by Blake Masters and Peter Thiel.

  2. Prayer - Asking & Receiving by John R. Rice.

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

  4. Grokking Algorithms by Aditya Bhargava.


Featured Tweets 😍

Sadly, I’ve been off Twitter for a while now, so I don’t have tweets to share. However, I’ll share some of my favorite videos from YouTube this week. Trust me; you might like them :)


Quote of the day 💙

“One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.” —Sigmund Freud


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