April 29, 2020
🔥 What's Hot in Web Development? — Weekly Picks #125
So, let's jump into the weekly picks.
🚀 It's an incredible post by Harrison on successfully building side projects. He shared some of the issues we may encounter while starting off and how to overcome them. Believe me, it's all so relatable!
If you are a developer who struggles with side projects and finds it hard to complete them, I can't recommend this post enough.
Don't forget to check the comments section.
👨💻 Another great piece by Eric Elliot! In this article, he shared some great tips on actually becoming 10x engineer. They help you become really good at what you do. As a result, it significantly improves your job prospects and salary ranges.
📱React Native and Flutter both are excellent choices to develop cross-platform applications. Both frameworks differ significantly in terms of their functionalities and the language they rely on. Depending upon your background and preferences, you might be inclined towards one of them. Check out this article to know more.
🙈 A programmer developed an AI program called Avatarify to create deep-fakes in real-time. In reality, it's an ongoing research effort to animate the images. The programmer used that open source project for developing deep-fakes and tested it by pretending to be Elon Musk in a zoom meeting.
Check out this short read. It's fun!
This is definitely a typical Node.js internals blog post. It goes beyond the API or simple working and actually helps you understand how Node.js works. It goes into V8 & libuv and explains how they make Node.js work via an example. Definitely worth reading, if you are a Node.js developer.
The description of notify.uno says:
Get notified when your commands are done
Which is pretty much self-explanatory. Sometimes we execute commands in our terminal which takes time. It's counter-productive to check the status of the command again and again. While facing this problem, Simon built this app. ⏰
It works in the browser. You don't need to install anything at all. It works in the background as well. It's completely open-source. So, if you'd like to see how it works or want to contribute, it's a great project!
🌳 A major release of Node i.e v14 is out with some exciting new updates. Some new experimental features, improvements, some stable features, and more. If you are a Node.js developer, definitely check it out!
GraphCMS was #5 product hunted on ProductHunt by one of its developers. GraphCMS is a headless CMS based on GraphQL. It comes with powerful drag and drop APIs and works perfectly with almost all the popular technologies. 🎯
They have recently revamped their entire product including their whole branding and the website. Definitely worth checking out!
That was all for this week. We will come back with another list of interesting development posts next week. Stay safe. Peace! ✌️
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