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Hello, dear friend 👋🏾,
I trust you had a blissful week? Btw, here’s a friendly reminder that the only way to become excellent is to be endlessly fascinated by doing the same thing over and over. You must learn how to fall in love with boredom to become excellent.
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Featured Technical Articles ✍🏾👩🏽💻
Add any payment gateway. Anywhere. by Seth Bindernagel.
Write Better Commits, Build Better Projects by Victoria Dye.
What is Web5? by Angie Jones.
How To Set Up a GraphQL API Server in Node.js by Tania Rascia.
When (and why) not to go serverless Andrea Passwater.
How to Setup Google Analytics 4 in a Next.js Project by Bolaji Ayodeji.
Best practices to keep your projects secure on GitHub by Justin Hutchings.
Choose Boring Technology by Dan McKinley.
Data outlasts Code, yet Code keeps winning by Shawn Wang.
The Importance of Learning CSS by Josh Comeau.
Featured Productivity Articles ✍🏾🦅
You Are What You Consume by Mike Manson.
What I Do When I Feel Like Giving Up by James Clear.
How to Be Thankful for Your Life with One Simple Reset by Lawrence Yeo.
Kobe Bryant’s 2 Psychological Keys to Success by Benjamin Hardy.
Product of the Week ✨
Good Tidings 🔊
“Learning how to learn effectively is super important, especially as a software developer; learning new things is practically the whole gig! If you can learn to quickly pick up new languages/frameworks/tools, you'll be able to be way more productive than the average developer.” In this article by Josh, you will learn more about learning and how to pick up new skills.
Are you aspiring to become a Machine Learning developer? Then you should check out the SSA Google Developers Machine Learning Bootcamp to build a strong enough foundation in ML.
Amazon is hosting an interviewing event in Lagos, Nigeria, for Software Developer II candidates open to relocating to Canada, Ireland, and the United States. If you’re interested, kindly apply for this role to be invited to the event (happening August 1-5, 2022).
Here’s a curated list of awesome actions on GitHub to automate your workflows.
The Flutterwave Graduate Trainee Development Program aims to provide graduates with the knowledge, tools, and experience necessary for success in several non-engineering roles.
No matter your level of experience, there’s always more to learn and explore on GitHub. Here’s a new initiative by GitHub where you can learn new skills.
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 📚
Learning TypeScript by Josh Goldberg.
All of Grace by Charles Haddon Spurgeon.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey.
14 Habits of Highly Productive Developers by Zeno Rocha.
Featured Tweets and Videos 😍
Here are some tweets I think are cool and some of my favorite videos from YouTube this week.
⬇️: Writing So Your Words Are Read
⬇️: Quitting A Google Product Manager Role To Do This
⬇️: I Read 2,216 Resumes. Here’s How You Stand Out 🚀
⬇️: How to OVER Engineer a Website // What is a Tech Stack?
Quote of the Week 💙
“Commitment makes good things better and bad things worse. The more "all-in" you are on a good relationship, the better it becomes. The more you commit to a toxic relationship, the deeper you get trapped. The more you invest yourself in fulfilling work, the more your effort fuels you. The harder you work on a bad project or in an unsatisfying role, the more of a grind it becomes.” –James Clear
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