Yet Another Newsletter LOL: IMHO
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Another week, another newsletter. Let’s get to it!
Around the Web
This is an excellent talk from Rich Harris. I encourage you to check out Rich Harris: Hot takes on the web 🌶️.
A new project from Adam Argyle looks really neat. Check out gradient.style, a gradient and colour picking tool for next-gen gradients.
I don’t want to give anything away, but neal.fun/space-elevator is such a fun site. Check it out!
Words of Wisdom for the Week
Some sound advice for all the speakers and aspiring speakers out there.
“It doesn’t matter if you know everything about something. If you cannot build a good story and connect with your audience, you will fail. Storytelling is a crucial soft skill if you want to be a great speaker.” – Estela Franco on Twitter
And I know that my friend Bekah agrees with this. Check out her keynote from THAT conference about storytelling.
Monday, I gave my talk, “Fresh: a new full stack web framework for Deno”, at Node Congress. I was remote, but it was a lot of fun still. Even though I stream all the time, give talks at meetups, lunch & learns at Virtual Coffee etc., this was my first conference talk!
The video recording isn’t available yet, but you’ll find it here 👇🏻
I also had a tonne of fun hanging with Shruti Kapoor this week. We dug into the
<canvas /> element with a fun project drawing and animating particles.
Remember to like and subscribe! 😎
And here’s the Codepen if you want to fork it and have some fun!
And lastly, I’m hanging with my awesome friend BekahHW on a Twitter Space next Tuesday at 2 pm UTC. How can you get ahead if you’re not into content creation when applying for jobs? Tune in to find out!
Here’s some interesting job opportunities that were posted at Node Congress. Check ‘em out!
daily.dev is hiring for a couple roles:
I post jobs in the iamdeveloper.com community, plus all other kinds of content, as do others. If you’re looking for another friendly nook of the internet, head to discord.iamdeveloper.com.
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