[BAWD #85] $10,000 Cloud Credits for Startups
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Product of the Week ✨
Heyhack is an automated penetration testing solution that surpasses the level of ethical hackers by imitating real hacker sessions with an innovative browser-based approach.
Good Tidings 🔊
Oracle for Startups is offering African businesses the opportunity to experience the benefits of cloud computing at affordable prices with up to $10,000 cloud credits per startup. You can learn more and apply.
Check out the comprehensive MLH Hackathon Organizer Guide—a community initiative with many lessons that the hackathon community worldwide has learned from organizing hackathons.
Google Calendar now supports meeting appointments by default but as a premium feature. Similar to how Calendly works only maybe better with direct integration with other Google services. You can learn how this works on Google’s support doc. In addition, you can check out my page to book an appointment with me to discuss anything composable commerce and developer relations partnerships with Commerce Layer.
Apple Entrepreneur Camp applications are now open for underrepresented founders and developers with app-driven businesses. Attendees receive code-level guidance from Apple engineers, insight from Apple leaders, and more. You can learn more about the program and apply as a Black Founder, Female Founder, or Hispanic/Latinx Founder.
Applications to join the GitHub Campus Experts program are ongoing now. This is your chance to empower your college technical community by learning the necessary skills with training, mentorship, and support from GitHub.
Need support for your learning? You can get funding for your learning needs (from an internet subscription, a learning computer device, or course purchase) from anonymous people who care.
Did you know that GitHub Sponsors is now available in 30 new countries, including Egypt, Gambia, Kenya, Morocco, South Africa, and Tunisia? Join us tomorrow in a special edition of GitHub Africa to talk more about the sponsor’s program.
Here’s a curated list of project-based programming tutorials you can use to learn how to build applications from scratch.
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.
You should check out this tutorial or join this Slack community to learn how to build global ecommerce experiences with composable commerce APIs.
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 💾
Penetration test is an authorized simulated cyberattack on a computer system performed to evaluate the system's security. Learn more here (text) or here (video).
Book Recommendations 📚
All of Grace by Charles Haddon Spurgeon.
The Guide for Growing as a Software Engineer by Gergely Orosz.
Pragmatic Thinking and Learning by Andy Hunt.
Knowing God by J. I. Packer.
Featured Tweets and Videos 😍
Here are some tweets I think are cool and some of my favorite videos from YouTube this week.
⬇️: Cyber Security, explained in Yoruba
⬇️: We’ve Gone Composable. Now What?
⬇️: 5 Mistakes Procrastinators Make (And How To Avoid Them...)
Quote of the Week 💙
“Try dey rest” –Anonymous
Shout out to my current Patrons: Maya Shavin, Angie Jones, Sarah Drasner, Samson Goddy, and Obinna Odirionye.
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