[BAWD #76] HTML Forms and E2E Testing
Hello dear friend 👋🏾,
I trust you had a busy week and an easy weekend 😉? Btw, here’s a friendly reminder that the process of behavioral change starts with conscious awareness of your existing habits. The Point-and-Calling method and Habits Scorecard exercise are useful ways to get started.
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When my to-do list piles up, I use this productivity trick by Ali Abdaal.
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Product of the Week ✨
Contribute.dev contains a list of cool open-source projects you can contribute to with one click using Gitpod.
Good Tidings 🔊
If you have read or you’re reading the Atomic Habits book, here’s a list of useful resources, templates, and bonus chapters that will help you make the most of the ideas covered in the book.
You might be a web developer and not yet know how to build great forms. With this FREE course, you'll learn how an HTML form works and how to use them effectively in your projects, including styling, accessibility, testing, etc., tips.
A blockchain analytics platform is hiring Product interns to work remotely with Product Owners, Designers, Engineers, and Quality Assurance on their projects.
If you’re a student (at any level), you can apply to get the GitHub Student Developer Pack and access the best developer tools and courses for FREE.
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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 💾
End-to-End (E2E) testing is a type of test run on a piece of code that simulates a specific user interaction flow within an application (e.g. clicking a certain button or entering some text in an input field). Learn more here (text) or here (video).
Building an Effective Dev Portfolio by Josh Comeau.
Atomic Habits by James Clear.
All of Grace by Charles Haddon Spurgeon.
The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance by Josh Waitzkin.
Featured Tweets and Videos 😍
Here are some tweets I think are cool and some of my favorite videos from YouTube this week.
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Quote of the day 💙
“Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. –George Santayana
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