[BAWD #49] Applying for your First Software Developer Job?

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I trust you had a blissful week? Btw, here’s a friendly reminder that you should pay attention to when the thing you're chasing exceeds its usefulness.

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Featured Articles ✍️🏾

  1. Eye-Tracking In Mobile UX Research by Mariana Macedo.

  2. Building a Realtime Chat App with Flutter, Nodejs & Socket.IO by Yusuf Tijani.

  3. A Deep Dive Into object-fit And background-size In CSS by Ahmad Shadeed.

  4. Lazy Loading in Next.js by Chris Sev.

  5. Data Structures 101: Tree Traversal - DFS (Pre, In & Post) by Rehan Sattar.

  6. Web Performance Metrics Cheatsheet by Ire Aderinokun.

  7. Create your cryptocurrency token by Eda.

  8. 8 Stories Behind Modern JavaScript Tools by Jon Paul.

  9. How To Test Your Data With Great Expectations by Sam Bail.

  10. You Probably Don't Need Media Queries Anymore by Kathryn Grayson Nanz.


Product of the Week ✨

Kopier lets you store your frequently shared profile links and access them lightning fast with shortcuts.

Do check it out here and upvote on Producthunt.


Good Tidings 🔊

  1. Are you applying for your first software developer job? Then you should check out this guide to get some tips, tricks, and general advice on how to scale through the job-hunting phase of your career.

  2. Here’s a handy introductory Frontend Developer Learning Guide you can check out to help you get started.

  3. Raise your copywriting game and boost your powers of persuasion with this collection of rich and informative online resources.

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

  5. Here’s a curated list of project-based programming tutorials you can use to learn how to build applications from scratch.

  6. Want to learn more about Commerce Layer? Do check out the developer’s hub or join the slack community to learn how to build the future of global e-commerce with commerce APIs.

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

  8. You should check out this CSS course/reference to level up your web styling expertise. This course breaks down the fundamentals of CSS into easy-to-understand pieces.


Dev Term of the day 💾

Web3: This is the new age internet of decentralized web applications that runs on the blockchain. Learn more here (text) or here (video).


Book Recommendations

  1. Thanks for the Feedback by Douglas Stone and Sheila Heen.

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

  3. All of Grace by Charles Haddon Spurgeon.

  4. Building Microservices by Sam Newman.


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 :)

⬇️: Learn How to Manage People and Be a Better Leader

⬇️: American Gospel: Christ Alone (1 Hour Version)

⬇️: The Most Beautiful Equation in Math

⬇️: How Fake Crowds Are Made For Movies And TV

⬇️: Keras with TensorFlow Course - Python Deep Learning and Neural Networks for Beginners Tutorial


Quote of the day 💙

“The events in our lives happen in a sequence in time, but in their significance to ourselves they find their own order the continuous thread of revelation.”–Eudora Welty


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