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๐Ÿ”ฅ What's Popular Among Web Developers? โ€” Weekly Picks #105

saqibameen profile image Saqib Ameen ใƒป4 min read

Once again, We back with the popular weekly posts from Daily. This week, the list is a diverse set of articles from news to lists, how-tos, and whatnot. Let's jump to the list.

1๏ธโƒฃ Learn How To Be a Better Programmer by Automating the Boring Stuff

Automation is personally one of my favorite parts of coding life. I love automating small stuff, which eventually helps me save a ton of time on a daily basis. I usually do bash scripts and some cron jobs to get the job done. ๐Ÿค–

๐Ÿ‘‰ This post is a sneak peek into how you can identify and automate repetitive tasks. It contains a detailed step by step example on automating a small job. Take my recommendation, take a look, start doing automation, and save your time.

Learn How To Be a Better Programmer by Automating the Boring Stuff โ†’

2๏ธโƒฃ 34 most popular GitHub JS repositories in November 2019

๐ŸŽ– This post contains a list of the most popular and exciting open-source JavaScript projects of November 2019 at GitHub. Each list item contains project title along with its description and no of stars on GitHub. Probably a great list of projects that you should check out as a JavaScript developer.

34 most popular GitHub JS repositories in November 2019 โ†’

3๏ธโƒฃ Pichai is a mistake

๐Ÿ”ฅ One of the hot topic last week was the promotion of Google CEO, Sundar Pichai. He was promoted to take charge of Alphabet, the parent company of Google, as its new CEO, making Pichai one of the most powerful CEOs in the world of tech.

People had mixed feelings about this. Check out this article by TheNextWeb, if you are interested in knowing more.

Pichai is a mistake โ†’

4๏ธโƒฃ List of Coding Games to Practice & Improve Your Programming Skills

๐Ÿ“Ÿ Programming games help you improve your programming skills to a great a lot. If you want to be super good at programming, you should spend some time developing games. And this list is exactly what you need to get started.

The article contains a list of some great resources which help you practice coding by developing games. So, if you are looking for a way to practice or improve your coding skills, you should definitely check out this piece. ๐Ÿ’ฏ

List of Coding Games to Practice & Improve Your Programming Skills โ†’

5๏ธโƒฃ Why does JavaScript have -0?

๐Ÿค” JavaScript is fun, but sometimes it can be weird. It has two zeros โ€” 0 and -0. This is something quite popular in the JavaScript community. But have you ever wondered why? This article takes a deep dive into it and explains it with some good examples.

Why does JavaScript have -0? โ†’

6๏ธโƒฃ ๐Ÿ‹๏ธ Improve your WEB DEV skills with these games ๐ŸŽฎ

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป Another list of interesting online resources to help you improve your programming skills. Surprisingly, this list is quite different than the one list above. And I'd not seen most of them before, but they are pretty good.

Bookmark the list, practice for fun, and improve your programming skills. ๐Ÿคž

๐Ÿ‹๏ธ Improve your WEB DEV skills with these games ๐ŸŽฎ โ†’

7๏ธโƒฃ Donโ€™t trust Google Chromeโ€™s incognito mode

๐Ÿ‘บ In this modern age of the internet, privacy is a huge issue. Chrome's incognito mode is one of the ways to browse privately. But most people misunderstand the application and working of Chrome's incognito mode. This writing by TheNextWeb is a great piece to understand the incognito mode โ€” a must-read.

Donโ€™t trust Google Chromeโ€™s incognito mode โ†’

8๏ธโƒฃ Top 9 Web Components UI Libraries

Web components are increasingly getting popular among developers. They make use of web platform APIs to create reusable components for web pages and apps. This article contains a list of Web Component UI libraries that you can utilize if you are using web components in your project. ๐ŸŽฏ

Top 9 Web Components UI Libraries โ†’

9๏ธโƒฃ Building a Telegram Bot with Node.js

๐Ÿ’ฌ Another interesting read on automation. The reading takes you through the development of a Telegram Bot, which takes an English word and retrieves definitions using Oxford Dictionary API. If you are into building bots or understanding their working, check out this one.

Building a Telegram Bot with Node.js โ†’

๐Ÿ”Ÿ How to Build a Basic (but cool) React App

If you are a beginner starting out with React, this is a great read for you. It takes you through the process of building basic but cool React applications by building a guilty pleasure list app. Try building this cool project to hit the ground running.

How to Build a Basic (but cool) React App โ†’

๐Ÿ™Œ Wrap Up!

That's all folks for this week! Hopefully, we will come back next week with another set of interesting development posts. Till then, peace! โœŒ๏ธ


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