It's the long weekend here in Canada, so I'm excited for some extra downtime this week. Hope you're enjoying your weekend!
With that, another week, another newsletter. Let's get to it!
Around the Web
An interesting post on position-driven styles
Loved this video from Tejas Kumar, Makeshift Next.js from Scratch (Server-Side Rendering). You definitely don't need to build your own framework, but digging into how things work is important if you want a deeper understanding of what you're working with.
I've only played it a few times, but I really enjoy it. Dare I say I like it more than Catan?
If board games are your jam, I'd love to hear which ones you've enjoyed recently.
Words of Wisdom for the Week
"In the age of distraction, focus is a superpower." - Cal Newport
More on this from Addy Osmani.
I got to hang with @andypiper this week, discussing making and learning. I haven't done much in the Internet of Things (IoT) space, so I enjoyed this one. Here's a highlight from the stream.
Thanks again for hanging Andy!
The stream recording with Matt McInnis is up on my YouTube channel. Loved this convo and the insights about ChatGPT.
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