[BAWD #92] Tech Debt and Hacktoberfest
Hello, dear friend 👋🏾,
I trust you had a blissful week. Btw, here’s a friendly reminder that if you keep ignoring feedback, life will keep teaching you the same lesson.
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Featured Technical Articles ✍🏾👩🏽💻
What is tech debt and how can you explain it to non-technical peers? by Leslie Chapman.
Building stateful web apps without React by Dave Seidman.
How Nordhealth uses Custom Properties in Web Components by David Darnes.
Dear Google Cloud: Your Deprecation Policy is Killing You by Steve Yegge.
Build an open source project using this essential advice by Bolaji Ayodeji.
Celebrating open source in Nigeria with Hacktoberfest by Adewale Abati.
"Yes or No?" — One Checkbox vs Two Radio Buttons by Sara Soueidan.
Optimize long tasks by Jeremy Wagner.
Building the future of the command line by Klint Finley.
Featured Productivity Articles ✍🏾🦅
How to Be More Productive by Working Less by Mike Manson.
Do Things You Can Sustain by James Clear.
Why We Doubt Ourselves by Lawrence Yeo.
Product of the Week ✨
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Good Tidings 🔊
Hacktoberfest 2022 is ongoing! The program is all about giving back to OSS projects, sharpening skills, and celebrating all things open source in October.
You should check out this repository for the Python files and notebooks associated with the Udacity Data Engineering Nanodegree course.
Want to skill up on web accessibility? Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) has published a tool to browse and filter different courses, training, and certification on digital accessibility from various providers.
The 9th State of Developer Relations Survey is now available!
Are you an aspiring web professional looking for career guidance and opportunities? Then, you should consider applying for this 2023 mentorship cohort. I’d highly recommend this; Aaron is a top and expert web engineer (If I know you and you’d like me to nominate you, please reach out :-)).
Can you please take some time to vote for this discussion my team proposed for Berlin Ecommerce Expo 2023 so we get the chance to show the world how SumUp used composable commerce to power 35 international markets? 🥺
Bloomberg is coming to Nigeria this month to recruit software engineers (full-time and internship) to their London office at an event happening in Lagos, Nigeria.
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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 📚
Knowing God by J. I. Packer.
Software Mistakes and Tradeoffs by Jon Skeet.
Building Python Web APIs with FastAPI by Abdulazeez Adeshina.
The Pragmatic Programmer by David Thomas and Andrew Hunt.
Featured Tweets and Videos 😍
Here are some tweets I think are cool and some of my favorite videos from YouTube this week.
⬇️: GraphQL with React Tutorial (Apollo Client)
⬇️: Command Line Crash Course For Beginners | Terminal Commands
⬇️: Living In A Car To Save Money | How I Did It & Complete Guide
Quote of the Week 💙
“Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself” –Eleanor Roosevelt
That's all for this letter. See you next week Sunday and stay safe!
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