[BAWD #70] GSoC 2022 and Postman Challenge
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I trust you had a blissful week? Sorry, I’m a couple of days late this week 🥺. Btw, here’s a friendly reminder that you should celebrate every win, either big or small. Every win is a win!
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Featured Technical Articles ✍🏾👩🏽💻
Omnichannel has changed the way we build DX by Iñaki Barturen.
Testing API documentation by Tom Johnson.
The Developer Advocate's Guide to Asking for Things by Kurt Kemple.
How to Deal with Merge Conflicts in Git by Tobias Günther.
Debugging and Fixing Kubernetes Apps during the CKAD Exam by Eddiong Asikpo.
How to Build a Machine Learning Web App in Python Using Gradio by Abdulsamod Azeez.
How to speed up your server response time with caching by Joseph Tsegen.
How BEM works in building large applications with custom CSS by CESS.
Microservice Service Discovery: API Gateway or Service Mesh? by Anita Ihuman.
Are You Solving the Right Problems? by Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg.
Introduction to CSS Container Queries by Nelson Michael.
Featured Productivity Articles ✍🏾🦅
The Myth about Hard Work by Ali Abdaal.
The Scientific Argument for Mastering One Thing at a Time by James Clear.
6 Steps for a Mental Spring Cleaning That Everyone Can Do by Angela.
Why Bigger Goals Can Be Easier to Achieve by Steve Pavlina.
How to Let Go of Obsessive Overthinking by Leo Babuta.
Product of the Week ✨
Convoy is a fast and secure cloud-native webhook service that can receive event data from an HTTP API and sends these event data to the configured endpoints.
Good Tidings 🔊
Here’s a collection of concise write-ups on small things Josh learns daily across various languages and technologies. This is a good way for you to document your learning too.
Improve your API skills by tackling a new Postman challenge for 30 days in a row in the #30DaysofPostmanChallenge.
In this blog post, the GitHub engineering team shares the best remote work practices and company culture.
Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Safari now all support native image lazy loading with the
Contributor applications are now open for Google Summer of Code 2022. You can read the announcement, the program rules, or the contributor’s guide. Contributors can now submit project proposals until Tuesday, April 19th (18:00 UTC).
You can also apply to get the GitHub Student Developer Pack which gives you access to the best developer tools and courses for FREE using this link.
Udacity and ALX are still providing 20,000 fully-funded Cloud, Data, and Programming scholarships to 60,000 African Youth between the ages of 18 to 35 in Nigeria, Ghana, Rwanda, Kenya, and South Africa.
You can apply to attend the annual Deep Learning Indaba; a meeting of the African machine learning community happening in Tunisia this year
MyTherapist recently got nominated by the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA) for the category Startup company of the year award. So, I’d appreciate it if you could check them out and throw in some votes.
Here’s a curated list of project-based programming tutorials you can use to learn how to build applications from scratch.
You can still apply for a scholarship to attend the annual Grace Hopper Celebration (the world’s largest gathering of women technologists) in the United States this year.
Joe's Jobs curates the best product, engineering, design, open-source, etc., roles at exciting startups.
Here's a recommendation of the top five websites to find remote jobs for different fields in tech.
Want to learn how to build multi-market ecommerce experiences with headless commerce APIs? Then you should check out the Commerce Layer developer’s hub or join the slack community.
Dev Term of the day 💾
Webhook: is an API mechanism that allows applications to send data to other applications in real-time. Learn more here (text) or here (video).
The Wright Brothers by David McCullough.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey.
The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko.
All of Grace by Charles Haddon Spurgeon.
Featured Tweets and Videos 😍
Here are some tweets I think are cool and some of my favorite videos from YouTube this week.
⬇️: How to Build a Career in Tech: Kurt Kemple Connects the Dots
⬇️: Stand Up Comedy by Bovi
⬇️: You do not have to redeploy to see your changes on Netlify
⬇️: How to Learn Data Structures and Algorithms
Quote of the day 💙
“Happiness is not the belief that we don’t need to change, it’s the realization that we can”–Shawn Anchor
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