GitHub is the dominant player in hosting Software Projects on the web. With 200 M+ public repositories, GitHub offers a plethora of knowledge for the developers, including Open Source Projects, libraries, learning platforms, interview preparation, CV writing tips, and many more. But with so many repositories out there, finding useful ones can easily turn overwhelming.
This article will provide you 7 great GitHub repositories that you absolutely must follow if you learning to code!
For many beginner Software Engineers, the path to learning Software Development can be challenging and uncertain, especially if you are not studying in Computer Science or not living in developed countries, the road to software development can be tricky.
To lower the barrier to Software Development, Quincy Larson founded FreeCodeCamp in 2014. It offers a Virtual Code Camp so enrolled students can learn Software Development by working on projects on an interactive platform. The best part of FreeCodeCamp is, as its names suggest: that it is 100% free.
⭐ GitHub stars: 384k+
Feeling lost seeing the vast topics that you need to cover combined with the ever-changing landscape of the tech world? Developer Roadmap got your back!
If you plan to start a career in Software Development or upgrade your Software Development skill, this GitHub repository will give you a concise roadmap, regardless of the niche you want to break into!
⭐ GitHub stars: 199k+
If you want to know about a Software Engineering related topic, the easiest way would be to search on Google and spend hours finding the correct link or collection of links. But the smart way is to be awesome and use “Awesome”!
This GitHub repository contains all the relevant content of a particular topic. In one sense, it is like an “Index” page for any Software Engineering topic.
⭐ GitHub stars: 207k+
One of the most effective ways of learning Software Engineering topics is to create them hands-on. Now creating a Database, Operating System, or Chatbot is quite a daunting task.
This GitHub repository contains a list of tutorials that will guide you to build almost everything in Software Engineering. If you want to deep dive into a topic by creating it yourself, you now know where to look for it!
⭐ GitHub stars: 147k+
Git is the de facto version control system in modern software development. If you work with Git, it often becomes a nuisance that Git will ask you to add your generated folders (eg: build) to add in Git.
One way to avoid this is by adding a
.gitignore file to your project. An even more smart way would be to add a
.gitignore file specific to your project. This GitHub repository offers a standard
.gitignore template for almost all use cases.
⭐ GitHub stars: 135k+
Designing a Scalable end-to-end Software System (Frontend to Database) is an extremely challenging task. A System Designer needs to know a particular topic deeply and should know a wide range of topics. This GitHub repository contains all the resources specially focused on end-to-end system design.
It explains all the components of an end-to-end system: CDN, Load Balancer, Web Server, API, SQL/NoSQL Databases, and many more topics. It also contains many interview preparation materials and exercises (including solutions) for System Design.
⭐ GitHub stars: 187k+
After learning everything, you would most likely try to land a job as a Software Engineer. Cracking a coding interview can be a challenging feat. Success or failure in a coding interview often comes down to preparation for the interview.
In this GitHub repository, the author John Washam listed down almost everything you need to know to prepare for an interview. It contains a study plan, topics, and how to find a job. It includes online materials, books, videos, lectures about the different Software Engineering topics, CV writing tips, Job application tips, and much more.
⭐ GitHub stars: 223k+
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