Hello everyone and welcome back to another episode of Front End News. I do hope you will find the following topics both interesting and useful.
15 years ago, the MDN Web Docs portal was born - and web development was never the same. We all landed there at one point or another, in our quest for knowledge that will allow us to complete our projects.
If you want to celebrate with them, you can find a bunch of anniversary designs in their swag shop. And while you're browsing for your next tote bag or a bodysuit for your baby, you can also read their accounting of the most important milestones they reached during these 15 years.
Here are the updates and releases for this edition. In each case, you can find the full details in the release notes linked down below.
I also stumbled upon the following news items and I thing they were way too interesting to be ignored, but they were also not fitting in the normal episode structure.
One major challenge developers face with their projects is consistency - staying on track and keeping yourself accountable. That's where the community comes through, offering support and encouragement.
The most recent initiative is the 100 Days of Projects. This is the brainchild of Ceora Ford and it has been already embraced by a lot of people.
Sarah DrasnerThis is so cool, @ceeoreo_ kicked off #100DaysOfProjects, looks like it's open to anyone! Seems like a nice way of creating community while learning :) twitter.com/100ProjectDays…17:35 PM - 26 Jul 2020100 Days of Projects @100ProjectDays#100DaysOfProjects is officially up and running! Here are few ground rules: 🌱 You can work on as many projects as you like 🌱 Use #100DaysOfProjects to let others know about your progress 🌱 Be kind and supportive 🌱 Consistency is key 🌱 All progress, big or small, is progress
Have fun and keep creating!
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Have a great and productive week, keep yourselves safe and I will see you next time!