[BAWD #03] Building a SlackBot with Node.js, Deploying to Heroku + Devblog from Hashnode

Hello, Awesome,

Trust you're doing great.
I promised to keep this newsletter going and yes, we're having another one!

Here's what I have for you 👇



Introducing Tech With Bolaji

I promised to start a YouTube channel to create more contents around web and front-end development. I made the announcement on my Twitter and asked for feedback from the community and got a whole lot of positive vibes, I've quite been busy lately but I promise to get this rolling in a few weeks.

Currently, I don't have any videos yet, for now, you can subscribe and keep your fingers crossed. SUBSCRIBE HERE



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Special Updates

  • I created a Patreon account, If you want to support my current and future work, do so by becoming my patron here.

  • I gave a talk last two weeks at JAMstackLagos on "Harnessing the power of the JAMstack with a Headless CMS". Check out my slides.

  • I'm creating a curated list of resources: books, videos, articles, speaker decks, tools about using the JAMstack. Check it out and contribute here

  • Have you seen the She Inspires series at Hashnode? This series is all about talking to the awesome women in tech, understanding the current health of the tech industry, and inspiring other women to become better. Check it out here.

  • Angie Jones released another FREE course, "Selenium WebDriver with Java", check it out.

  • Have you checked out LadyBugPodcast latest Pod? Angie Jones talked about her teaching and learning styles and shares some advice for those looking to get into the world of teaching. This episode covers things like how to teach to multiple skill levels and common misconceptions about being a teacher. I recommend this to everyone!

  • Maya Shavin will be speaking at VueJS London on "Scripting in Style, what's your Vue?" View the event schedule here.

  • Open Source Community Africa would be having its first "Open Source Festival" on 20TH - 22ND FEB, 2020 in Lagos, Nigeria. The call for speakers is currently ongoing, got some amazing talk, please submit here

  • Concatenate Conference is happening next two weeks, a free conference for African developers with speakers from around the world. If you have your tickets already, I'll be attending with some Hashnode and JS stickers, please find me :).


Magic Update



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At Hashnode, you can start your programming blog or publication (on your domain) and get visibility from day zero. Our algorithm shows articles from your blog to developers with similar interest on Hashnode's feed. Blog with Hashnode here.

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Quote of the day

"Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step". - LAO TZU



That's all for this letter, I'll send it more frequently. See you next time and keep trailblazing ✨.

Shout out to my current Patrons: Maya Shavin, Angie Jones​, Everistus Olumese, and Michael Ozoemena.



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