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[BAWD #98] How to Ship the Right Stuff, Faster
I trust you had a blissful week. Btw, here’s a friendly reminder that good intentions are like buds and blossoms, pleasant to behold, and give hopes of good fruit, but they are lost and signify nothing without good actions. Good beginnings are well, but we lose the benefit without perseverance.
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Featured Technical Articles ✍🏾👩🏽💻
How to ship by Malte Ubl.
Configuring your Git environment for success by Rose Judge.
Design Patterns for Humans by Kamran Ahmed.
3 and 1/2 Reasons Why Your Tests Should Be Stateless by Bobby Galli.
Unlocking reactivity with Svelte and RxJS by Tim Deschryver.
Managing Complex Change by Addy Osmani.
Setup a mock AWS locally using Localstack by Harpreet Singh.
How To Learn Stuff Quickly by Josh Comeau.
Don't Solve Problems, Eliminate Them by Kent C. Dodds.
Featured Productivity Articles ✍🏾🦅
Forget About Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead. by James Clear.
Speculation: A Game You Can’t Win by Lawrence Yeo.
5 Boring Ways to Become More Creative by Mike Manson.
Prioritizing tasks using the Eisenhower matrix by Addy Osmani.
How to set goals and achieve them by Aniekan Inyang.
Product of the Week ✨
roadmap.sh is a community effort to create roadmaps, guides, and other educational content to help guide the developers in picking up the path and guiding their learnings.
Good Tidings 🔊
Here’s a free and accessible introduction to Web Components guidebook you should check out.
The WiDS community is organizing a Datathon, an initiative to provide a platform for data science enthusiasts to learn, apply and hone their data science skills through social impact challenges. You can learn more and submit your ideas before 4th February 2023.
Microfrontends is a rising concept in frontend engineering today. The term means breaking down large user interfaces into smaller, more manageable, composable, and independently deployable pieces with several organizational-level benefits. You should check out this new super comprehensive guide by Natalia to learn all you’d ever need about this topic.
Still on microfrontends (also called MFEs), Commerce Layer just launched their drop-in.js library, with which you can explore composable commerce even on an HTML page with almost no coding required using their set of framework-agnostic micro frontends. You should check it out or learn more!
It’s a new year; here are 720 free online programming and computer science courses you can start to expand your horizons.
Here’s a collection of handy DevRel resources (communities, podcasts, events, job boards, books, etc.) you should check out.
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.
Need support for your learning? Every month, you can get funding for your learning needs (internet subscription, computer device, or courses) from anonymous people who care.
Here's a recommendation of the top five websites to find remote jobs for different fields in tech.
Joe's Jobs curates the best web, product, engineering, design, DevRel, and open-source startup roles.
Dev Term of the Week 💾
Book Recommendations 📚
All of Grace by Charles Haddon Spurgeon.
Engineering Management for the Rest of Us by Sarah Drasner.
Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger III, and Mark A. McDaniel.
Building Python Web APIs with FastAPI by Abdulazeez Adeshina.
Featured Tweets and Videos 😍
Here are some tweets I think are cool and some of my favorite videos from YouTube this week.
⬇️: Learn How I Built a Twitter UI with TypeScript, Qwik, SolidJS, and React in Mitosis
⬇️: Things are gonna get weird in 2023
⬇️: How to Become Luckier - An Evidence-Based Guide
⬇️: React.js: The Documentary [OFFICIAL TRAILER]
Quote of the Week 💙
“‘First things first’ might be a cliche, but it's a useful one that means prioritizing what matters most to you and believing there is no wrong answer.” –Stacey Abrams
That's all for this letter. See you next time, and stay safe!
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