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[BAWD #71] Small Changes or not?
Hello dear friend 👋🏾,
I trust you had a blissful week and are pumped for the new one :)? Btw, here’s a friendly reminder that what seems like a two-minute job can turn into a two-hour job when the bigger picture isn’t appropriately considered.
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Featured Technical Articles ✍🏾👩🏽💻
Hiring Software Engineers by Gergely Orosz.
GitHub SEO: How to rank your repository in GitHub search by Kuba Czakon.
How to Use TypeScript – Beginner-Friendly TS Tutorial by Germán Cocca.
Preparing for technical writing jobs and interviews by Aaron Redshaw.
Everything I learnt building my first DApp — a frontend perspective by Dara Olayebi.
What I Learned from Doing 60+ Technical Interviews in 30 Days by Uduak Obong-Eren.
A guide to Web3 for Web2 frontend devs by Dhaiwat Pandya.
Featured Productivity Articles ✍🏾🦅
Creativity Is a Process, Not an Event by James Clear.
A short guide to constructive criticism by Adewale Abati.
The 2-minute productivity rule by Ali Abdaal.
Practice makes perfect by Martin.
Product of the Week ✨
DALL·E 2 is a new AI system that can create realistic images and art from a text description in natural language.
Good Tidings 🔊
There are no small changes when it comes to delivering quality software. Every single addition can have a more significant impact on the product you’re building than you expected. Are there small changes?; let’s find out.
Join the Hasura Data and API livestream series every Tuesday by 10:00 AM PT to learn how to build an ecommerce backend with Hasura SuperApp.
The new ClickUp whiteboard feature is really a productivity booster. It's now easier to work remotely and convert the ideas created on a whiteboard into tasks that can be acted on, tracked, and managed. This takes away the need for extra task scheduling and makes whiteboarding even more effective.
Did you know that the first designs of Figma were created in Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator in 2013 until early 2014, when new Figman designs were created with Figma?
Here’s a free Google UX Design Professional Certificate course you can use to start a career in User Experience design.
Here’s a collection of free SQL relational database courses for beginners.
Contributor applications are still 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).
If you’re into data engineering and science in Africa, then you should keep tabs on DataFestAfrica, a festival for data enthusiasts around the globe to share knowledge.
You should check out the API First graphic book, which walks you through the concept of API-first and how it changes everything around how businesses operate in a digital age.
Here’s the guidance on Web Accessibility that describes how state and local governments and businesses can make sure that their websites are accessible to people with disabilities as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Here’s a curated list of project-based programming tutorials you can use to learn how to build applications from scratch.
Are you looking for open-source projects to contribute to? There are a couple of TypeScript projects you can contribute to on GitHub.
Here's a recommendation of the top five websites to find remote jobs for different fields in tech.
Joe's Jobs curates the best product, engineering, design, devrel, open-source, etc., roles at exciting startups.
Dev Term of the day 💾
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.
⬇️: Firebase – Full Course for Beginners
⬇️: Hasura Super App: Architecting an e-commerce backend with Hasura
⬇️: Maajabu Talent - Grace Lokwa || prime 4
Quote of the day 💙
“Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new”–Brian Tracy
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