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[BAWD #79] Soft Skills and The End of Localhost
Hello, dear friend 👋🏾,
I trust you had a blissful week? Btw, here’s a friendly reminder that procrastination is probably what you’re doing now 👀👎🏾.
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Featured Technical Articles ✍🏾👩🏽💻
The End of Localhost by Shawn Swyx Wang.
Remix-ing Routing in Angular by Brandon Roberts.
Adventures In TypeScript: Destructuring and Code Organization by George Offley.
A Comprehensive Guide to Commerce Layer Webhooks by Bolaji Ayodeji.
Past, Present, and Future of React State Management by Lee Robinson.
Don't Let a Bad Abstraction Cost You 2 Years by Nader Khalil.
Understanding Layout Algorithms by Josh Comeau.
Learn Firebase Cloud Firestore Security Rules by Raja Tamil.
Use Promise.all to Stop Async/Await from Blocking Execution in JS by Jason Lengstorf.
Featured Productivity Articles ✍🏾🦅
Travel Is No Cure for the Mind by Lawrence Yeo.
The Reitoff Principle for Productivity by Ali Abdaal.
The Mistake Smart People Make: Being In Motion vs. Taking Action by James Clear.
How to Let Go: Learning to Deal With Loss by Mike Manson.
Product of the Week ✨
Spheron provides services for deploying full-stack applications to the decentralized cloud in just three clicks.
Good Tidings 🔊
On Addy’s 10th anniversary at Google, he shares a super detailed, lengthy, and insightful article on some software engineering soft skills he’s learned for ten years now while working on Google Chrome.
Here’s a collection of Apple’s Human Interface Guidelines that contains guidance and best practices for designing great experiences for any Apple platform.
Are you looking for free self-taught education in Computer Science? The OSSU Computer Science curriculum provides a complete computer science education using online materials designed according to the degree requirements of undergraduate computer science majors.
Hi Front-end developers, here’s an interactive course designed to help you become proficient with backend development.
Here’s a valuable project on GitHub which aims to implement Python 3.x on microcontrollers and small embedded systems.
What if you had an extra day a week? Find out and share what you could do with an extra day using this fun project.
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.
Here’s a curated list of project-based programming tutorials you can use to learn how to build applications from scratch.
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 Week 💾
Book Recommendations 📚
14 Habits of Highly Productive Developers by Zeno Rocha.
All of Grace by Charles Haddon Spurgeon.
The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance by Josh Waitzkin.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey.
Featured Tweets and Videos 😍
Here are some tweets I think are cool and some of my favorite videos from YouTube this week.
⬇️: Make the most of your GitHub account
⬇️: True Prayer, True Power! - Charles Spurgeon Sermon
⬇️: Buju BNXN | Glitch Sessions
Quote of the Week 💙
“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” –Colin Powell
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