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Web Developer Monthly ๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿš€ December 2019

18th issue! If you missed the last few months, check them all out

If itโ€™s your first time hereโ€ฆ (otherwise skip this part)

Being a web developer is a fantastic career option. You have many job opportunities, you can work around the world, and you get to solve hard problems. One thing that is hard, however, is staying up to date with the constantly evolving ecosystem. You want to be a top performing web developer, coder, programmer, software developer, but you donโ€™t have time to select from hundreds of articles, videos and podcasts each day.

This monthly newsletter is focused on keeping you up to date with the industry, keeping your skills sharp, without wasting your valuable time. I will be sharing the most important articles, podcasts and videos of the month. Think Tim Ferriss and the Pareto Principle (80/20 rule) meeting the Software Development world. Whatโ€™s the 20% that will get you 80% of the results?

What you missed in December as a Web Developerโ€ฆ

ECMA2020/ES11 Is Coming To Town ๐ŸŽ…

It's official!. We have some finished proposals for ECMA2020. Want to be the hippest kid on the block that knows all of the latest features? You can check out the list here. If you want a refresher on how this whole ECMAScript works, you can read about it here.

Free Tools For Web Developers โœ‚๏ธ

Some tools and assets to help you build your next project since we are best friends by now (unless this is your first time reading my articlesโ€ฆ in that case letโ€™s take things slow):

  1. Wireframe SVGs to download for your next project
  2. Confused about which license to use for your open source project? This tool will help
  3. Really pretty city images with optional animations
  4. Another Resume template that you can use so you can stop wasting time and get hired quickly
  5. One of my favourite tools just released code on Github repository with one click
  6. I have no idea how this will be useful to you...But I'm adding it on here because it is so extremely random (thus funny)
  7. Really nicely done Color Gradients to make you look artsy
  8. Generate invoices and receipts for your clients
  9. A constantly updated collection of beautiful SVG images that you can use completely free and without attribution

Learn to Code in 2020 ๐Ÿ’ป

State of JS 2019 just came out in December. There are interesting discussions around the trends here.

If you want, I wrote an article of what I think is the best way to learn to code in 2020, using the most modern/hireable skills while also being efficient and not wasting time. All using free resources. So you have no excuse.

The Best Talks of the Year ๐ŸŽฌ

I was planning on releasing these for my Web Developer Year in Review in a few days (subscribe below to get notified when that is out), but I can't keep secrets. So here are my favourite tech talks from the year that I think everyone should watch. Some of them are long, but trust me on this: You will come out of it, a lot smarter than you started:

React News ๐Ÿ’Ž

Mostly everyone's favourite front end library. What crazy things have they been up to?

โ€ฆ wait where is the rest? Well, the full version of the post can be found on our blog here!

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