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[BAWD #90] Data Science Curriculum and React 18
Hello, dear friend 👋🏾,
I trust you had a blissful week. Btw, here’s a friendly reminder that it is much more important to work hard and be determined than to be smart/talented.
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Featured Technical Articles ✍🏾👩🏽💻
Contributing to Open Source Pocket Guide by Bolaji Ayodeji.
10 smart — not soft — skills for leaders by Meredith Somers.
We are not friends by Saron Yitbarek.
React 18 Upgrade Guide and New Features by Necati Özmen.
What to do when a beloved employee quits by Lara Hogan.
Microservices and the First Law of Distributed Objects by Martin Fowler.
The God Endpoints will continue until morale improves by Shawn Wang.
Keep separate codebases in sync with GitHub Actions by Sabrina Li.
The Perils of Rehydration by Josh Comeau.
Stripe’s Greatest Success Is Not Its Documentation by Adam DuVander.
Introduction To Ethical Hacking by Ishant Chauhan.
Critical CSS? Not So Fast! by Harry Roberts.
How to Deploy a Machine Learning Model to the Web by Bolaji Ayodeji.
A Framework for Analysing and Understanding DeFi Protocols by Mayowa Tudonu.
Featured Productivity Articles ✍🏾🦅
Preparation Eliminates Fear: Here’s How to Actually Live “Presently” by Benjamin Hardy.
Self-Help and the Smuggling of Values by Lawrence Yeo.
No, You Can’t Have It All by Mike Manson.
Treat Failure Like a Scientist by James Clear.
Product of the Week ✨
AppSmith is a low-code platform for building admin panels, internal tools, and dashboards with 15+ databases and different API integrations
Good Tidings 🔊
Here’s your path to free self-taught education in Data Science. The repository includes a curriculum with courses from the best universities in the world.
You should check out YC Ultimate Startup Job Guide, a comprehensive guide to help job seekers find the most exciting startups, ask the right questions before joining, and increase their chances of getting a job.
Enterspeed measured the SSR performance of six JS frameworks (Astro, Gatsby, Next.js, Nuxt 3, Remix, and SvelteKit), and here's what they found.
In addition to Commerce Layer’s existing train of developer tools, we have revamped our Postman collection. With this update, you can fork our collections, watch for changes, get notified when something changes, and test our APIs with Postman efficiently.
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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 📚
All of Grace by Charles Haddon Spurgeon.
Pragmatic Thinking and Learning by Andy Hunt.
Building Python Web APIs with FastAPI by Abdulazeez Adeshina.
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.
⬇️: Dave - Heart Attack (Reading Festival 2022)
⬇️: Chika: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert
⬇️: Intro to API Documentation
Quote of the Week 💙
“Pitching and presenting projects is not a tender act. Handling and delivering critical feedback is not mild, and dealing with office politics is certainly not for the weak. So why do we still refer to them as soft skills?” –Loredana Padurean
That's all for this letter. See you next week Sunday and stay safe!
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