🔥 What's Hot in Web Development? — Weekly Picks #163

Weekly Picks

Every week we gather the best articles on daily.dev.
This week is dedicated to code newbies 🙌
Doing your first steps is so hard and confusing. You can find here articles that will get you started.
But even if you are not a beginner you can find some interesting articles this week. Did you know that React's creator left Facebook?

So, let's get it started.

Refactoring old code

👷‍♂️ Chris shows us an example of how to refactor a for loop to an ES6 functional implementation using map.

Music Time for Spotify- VSCode Extension - Discover the most productive music to listen to as you code

🎧 VSCode seems to have extensions for anything these days. Here's a new one that will choose the right music for your productivity.

React's creator leaves Facebook

🚶‍♂️ A new issue of React Status that includes among the rest the huge announcement that React's creator leaves Facebook. I wonder if it's going to affect React's community in some way.

Create a dark mode theme switch with Gatsby and TailwindCSS

🎨 Dark mode is so common today and honestly is not a big deal to add it to your website. Check out this walkthrough that will teach you to implement dark mode using Gatsby and TailwindCSS.

6 neat tricks for Visual Studio Code

💡 Some of the tricks are pretty basic but there are also some useful tricks there...

Redux/Context API for State Management in React.

🧠 Should we use Redux or Context API for our state management? It depends. This article compares the differences between the two methods.

How to Study for Data-Structures and Algorithms Interviews at FAANG

👩‍🎓 Data structures and algorithm questions takes an important part in job interviews for some odd reason. Until this changes, here is a great guide that will help you prepare for these questions.

A Free 12-Hour Coding Bootcamp to Help You Decide Whether Coding is For You

👩‍💻 Ania Kubow does it again! This time with a looooong and super informative video for code newbies.

Phaser Editor 2D - Friendly web-based IDE for making HTML5 games

🎮 Easily create HTML5 games with the brand new editor.

The React Roadmap: 10 Steps to Become a React Developer in 2021

🛣 If you want to get started with React check out this guide. It includes 10 steps that are very easy to follow.

🙌 Wrap Up!

That was all for this week. We will come back with another list of interesting development posts next week.

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