[BAWD #89] The Jammies, AI Grant, and YC
Hello, dear friend 👋🏾,
I trust you had a blissful week. Btw, here’s a friendly reminder that it’s probably going to get harder; you just have to get stronger.
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Featured Technical Articles ✍🏾👩🏽💻
How to Deploy a Machine Learning Model to the Web by Bolaji Ayodeji.
How To Improve And Measure Your Progress Learning Web Design by Shane Hudson.
5 Questions Every Unit Test Must Answer by Eric Elliott.
Designing APIs for humans: Object IDs by Paul Asjes.
The Developer Advocate's Guide to Metrics and Reporting by Kurt Kemple.
What's the difference between : and :: in CSS? by Salma Alam-Naylor.
SSH Keygen Tutorial – How to Generate an SSH Public Key for RSA Login by Bolaji Ayodeji.
Git’s database internals II: commit history queries by Derrick Stolee.
How I built a decentralized Twitter clone on the Ethereum blockchain by Max Petretta.
Understanding useMemo and useCallback by Josh Comeau.
Featured Productivity Articles ✍🏾🦅
How To Overcome Your Fear of Being Wrong by Benjamin Hardy.
The Source of Lazy Thinking by Lawrence Yeo.
The Disease of More by Mike Manson.
The Power of Imperfect Starts by James Clear.
Product of the Week ✨
Mergely is a powerful online diff and merge editor that highlights changes in text.
Good Tidings 🔊
A friend is building the next generation of fast, reliable, and easy cloud providers for you and me. Please join the waitlist to get notified when they launch 🤲🏾.
It’s time for Ire’s yearly Udacity scholarships, where ~10 Nigerian women would be sponsored to complete a Udacity Nanodegree of their choice within six months. If you’re interested, apply before 15th September 1990 (just kidding, it’s 2022. I just want to see what it feels like to write old 90’s date <inserts confused meme>).
Nat (ex-CEO of GitHub) and Daniel (ex-Director at Apple) are investing $10M in AI Grant to support the new wave of AI-first products. You should check it out and/or apply now!
Twitter is finally working on an edit button. Lol, I know that’s a fundamental feature that any social software app can have, but it’s a bit different on Twitter for several reasons, like preserving the integrity of conversations. Well, they’re finally doing it with a time limit and version history.
Y Combinator takes applications from startups for their incubation program (funding and support) twice a year. This is exactly what your application should include. Also, here’s an example of a successful application in 2017 from Dropbox.
It’s time for the Jammies Awards!!! This is your chance to recognize your peers as standouts in web development. Please vote for your favorite creators and projects.
Need support for your learning? Every month, you can get funding for your learning needs (from an internet subscription, a learning computer device, or course purchase) from anonymous people who care.
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.
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 💾
System Design is the process of defining the architecture, interfaces, and data for a system that satisfies some defined requirements. Learn more here (text) or here (video).
Book Recommendations 📚
All of Grace by Charles Haddon Spurgeon.
Building Python Web APIs with FastAPI by Abdulazeez Adeshina.
Knowing God by J. I. Packer.
Pragmatic Thinking and Learning by Andy Hunt.
Featured Tweets and Videos 😍
Here are some tweets I think are cool and some of my favorite videos from YouTube this week.
⬇️: How to NOT Fail a Technical Interview
⬇️: How To Find Your Perfect Career - The 3 Key Factors
⬇️: if Airpods Max commercials were honest
⬇️: Do You Need To Learn Data Structures & Algorithms As A Developer?
Quote of the Week 💙
“We become what we think about most of the time, and that’s the strangest secret” –Earl Nightingale
Shout out to my current Patrons: Maya Shavin, Angie Jones, Sarah Drasner, Samson Goddy, and Obinna Odirionye.
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