[BAWD #47] On Udacity 75% Discount and Blockchain 101

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Featured Articles ✍️🏾

  1. Blockchain 101: A Quick Primer for Absolute Beginners by Angie Jones.

  2. Determining the time and space complexity for recursive algorithms by M V Ganesh Kumar.

  3. Composable CSS Animation In Vue With AnimXYZ by Ejiro Asiuwhu.

  4. How Rust developers are making the web safer by Klint Finley.

  5. Getting Your head Straight: A New CSS Performance Diagnostics Snippet by Vitaly Friedman.

  6. How to Setup RStudio for Data Visualization by Bolaji Ayodeji.

  7. Overcoming human error with code automation and testing by Colby Fayock.

  8. How To Implement Search Functionality In Your Nuxt App Using Algolia InstantSearch by Miracle Onyenma.

  9. Implementing Dijkstra’s Algorithm in Python by Alexey Klochay.

  10. Boosting speed and scalability with continuous deployments by Kevin Mo.

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

Product of the Week ✨

Hybiscus is a cloud-based service for creating beautiful PDF reports using a selection of pre-designed components and a simple JSON API.

Do check it out here and upvote on Producthunt.

Good Tidings 🔊

  1. Udacity is giving 75% off all Nanodegree programs from now till December 31st, 2021. Don’t miss out!

  2. Communication is essential to teams and projects of all types and sizes. But sadly, many of us struggle to communicate effectively. So do check out this guide to learn some effective communication tips.

  3. You should check out this DRC DevRel Salary Survey Series if you’re curious to learn more about how the DevRel industry works.

  4. Become a Postman Student Expert to elevate your software development and API knowledge. You should also take the next step and become a leader on your campus to teach your peers about APIs.

  5. Command Line Heroes tells the epic true tales of how developers, programmers, hackers, geeks, and open source rebels are revolutionizing the technology landscape.

  6. You should check out this live stream to explore Azure services and their use cases, such as Azure VMs, Azure Kubernetes Engine, Azure DNS, and more.

  7. Launching a new community but don’t know where to start? Here’s a comprehensive document that provides an overview of structuring your launch plan into phases and much more.

  8. You should check this article to find 21 GitHub repositories you might need to become a Javascript master.

  9. Here’s an insightful story about how the Irish brothers Patrick and John Collison started building Stripe, including useful information about their leadership and cultural power.

  10. Hacktoberfest is a yearly event to encourage people to contribute to open source in October. Here’s a guide from GitHub to get you started with Hacktoberfest 2021.

Dev Term of the day 💾

Accessibility: This means that software, websites, tools, and technologies are designed and developed so that everyone (including people with disabilities) can use them efficiently. Learn more here (text) or here (video).

Book Recommendations

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

  2. All of Grace by Charles Haddon Spurgeon.

  3. Atomic Habits by James Clear.

  4. Building Data Driven Applications with Danfo.js by Rising Odegua and Stephen Oni.

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 💙

“Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.”–Soren Kierkegaard

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