[BAWD #38] Problem No Dey Finish

Hello there 👋🏾,

I trust you had a blissful week? Sorry, I’m sending last week’s letter late ☺️. Btw, here’s a friendly reminder that “problem no dey finish” (problems are unending); spend quality time with your family/loved ones, enjoy what you do, do your best in whatever you do, and make yourself proud this week.

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Featured Articles ✍️🏾

  1. HTTP/3 From A To Z: Core Concepts (Part 1) by Robin Marx.

  2. Static vs. Dynamic vs. Jamstack: Where’s The Line? by Mike Neumegen.

  3. How To Build An E-Commerce Site With Angular 11, Commerce Layer And Paypal by Zara Cooper.

  4. Using Uniform CSS to build modern UI by Nelson Michael.

  5. A Complete Guide To Accessibility Tooling by Nic Chan.

  6. 100 Things You Should Know as a Software Engineer by Harish Kandala.

  7. Handling Mounting And Unmounting Of Navigation Routes In React Native by Daniel Don.

  8. Test Management within Continuous Integration Pipelines by Angie Jones.

  9. How To Build a Neural Network to Recognize Handwritten Digits with TensorFlow by Ellie Birbeck.

  10. Cookieless Alternative To Embed HTML, CSS And JS Code Snippets by Henrik Fricke.

Product of the Week ✨

Easyvoice is a free, online no-code tool to design, prototype, and publish voice apps to Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.

Do check it out here and upvote on Producthunt.

Good Tidings 🔊

  1. Here's a ranking list of the top 100 open startups with their monthly revenue displayed.

  2. Want to become better at contributing to open-source and win some prizes?. Check out the Open Source Challenge aimed at supporting you to contribute to open-source projects.

  3. #buildinpublic is a movement of makers publicly sharing as they work on their projects. You can now discover all the #buildinpublic tweets in an easy-to-read feed.

  4. Udacity is collaborating with Access Bank to empower people in Africa with Udacity Nanodegree scholarships. Learn more and apply today here!

  5. We’re still 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.

  6. R is a programming language that data scientists widely use for data analysis. Here’s a complete course on R for beginners and covers basics to advance topics like machine learning algorithms, linear regression, statistical inference, etc.

  7. Check out this insightful draft article by Swyx on Measuring Developer Relations to learn what you might be missing and how to improve your existing metrics strategy.

  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. Check out this whitepaper to learn how to create a developer culture that is effective and collaborative.

  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 💾

Cache: This is short-term computer hardware or software memory where data is stored for easy retrieval. Learn more here (text) or here (video).

Book Recommendations

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

  2. Big Magic: How to Live a Creative Life, and Let Go of Your Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert.

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

  4. Guide to Tiny Experiments by Sam Julien.

Featured Tweets 😍

Sadly, I’ve been off Twitter, 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 💙

“Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make you a far happier and more productive person.” —David M. Burns

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