July 1, 2020
🔥 What's Hot in Web Development? — Weekly Picks #134
So, let's get it started.
1️⃣ Keyboard shortcuts for a Developer
⌨️ Keyboard shortcuts can boost your productivity and save you some time. It is not an easy task to remember the shortcuts, it takes a lot of practice. In this post you can 23 different keyboard shortcuts, focused mainly on editing code quickly.
2️⃣ 9 Amazing React Libraries That Will Simplify a Developer’s Life
📚 React's ecosystem is huge and there are so many libraries out there in the wild. The author lists 9 libraries such as Redux and React Router that he thinks every React developer should be familiar with.
3️⃣ 15 React Interview Questions with Solutions
Preparing for a job interview is a key part of nailing it. Unfortunately, in these hard times of COVID-19, many of us are looking for a job. You can find here 15 questions and solutions for a React job interview. The questions are targeted to an entry-level position.👩💻
4️⃣ The Secret of Simple Code
🆙 Eric Elliott shares his idea of how to become a 10x developer. According to him, it's about abstractions and how to apply them well to your code.
5️⃣ My Top 5 APIs For New Developers
🎖 This is such an excellent list, I love these APIs. In this list, there are super cool APIs that you can integrate with right away. PokéAPI and Yoda translator are just an example of what you can find there.
6️⃣ Glowing buttons
Codepens can be very inspiring and a great reference for front-end developers. Check out this neon button, it looks futuristic. 💡
7️⃣ These 9 tools can help developers improve their workflow
🥇 The Next Web lists 9 utilities for web developers. Some are very popular like Stack Overflow and some I discovered for the first time like Shape Divider.
Promise is a design pattern for handling asynchronous operations. In single-threaded environments, such as the browser, you need to master Promise to achieve the best performance. If you are new to Promise, it's your lucky day this guide will make it all clear. 🚀
9️⃣ Cards Against Developer vol. 2 😈😅
🃏 Yay! We have one more Codepen on the list. It's hard to explain in words, but basically this pen demonstrates toggling card-like elements.
🔟 Why Low-Code Will Never Replace Developers
An interesting piece about the relationship of low-code platforms (coined by Forrester) to developers. The author explains that we have nothing to worry about but for more details read it through. 🤖
🙌 Wrap Up!