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November 4th, 2021: What did you learn this week?

It's that time of the week again. So wonderful devs, what did you learn this week? It could be programming tips, career advice etc.

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Feel free to comment with what you learnt and/or reference your TIL post to give it some more exposure.

#todayilearned

Summarize a concept that is new to you.

And remember, if something you learned was a big win for you, then you know where to drop it as well.👇👇🏻👇🏼👇🏽👇🏾👇🏿

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Lucia Cerchie

I made an API using Golang! Using this post dev.to/karanpratapsingh/build-a-re...

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Nick Taylor Author

Awesome!

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Ben Lovy

Sometimes it IS a compiler bug.

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Zaynaib (Ola) Giwa

I learned how to add a blog to my personal Gatsby website and export my blog post into an RSS feed. This will make it easier to cross-post on different platforms. I also learned how to use the React hook useState.

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Nick Taylor Author

Nice!

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Zaynaib (Ola) Giwa

Thanks for the positive vibes man!

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Mukund Raghav Sharma (Moko)
  1. Wrote my first Javascript Rest API: dev.to/mrsharm/my-first-javascript... - deployed on Heroku: dogfacts-api.herokuapp.com/api/v1/...
  2. Getting better at react - deployed my first app: dating-app-for-dogs-3cd0c.web.app/ using the MERN stack.
  3. Learnt about CORs and how much of a pain it can be for react apps.
  4. BEM naming is sweet: getbem.com/naming/
  5. Reading Jeff Bezo's Invent and Wander - a collection of his shareholder's letter. Some characteristics:
    • Customer Obsession
    • Always on Day 1
    • Not be afraid of failing
    • Long term >> Short Term
  6. Finished listening to "Feeling is the secret" - Neville Goddard
  7. Goals for Next Week
    1. Get better at CSS and Flexbox
    2. Statistics for Performance Engineers
    3. More React practice
    4. More MERN practice
    5. Jupyter Notebook for my LoTR Data Science App in F#
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Nick Taylor Author

That's awesome! 🔥

Yes, that's awesome!

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Matthew Foley

Tried my hand at contributing to prometheus, and I learned about Developer Certificate of Origin / DCO = put your email address on your commit messages.

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Siddharth Chaudhary

I learned how to use Github Copilot

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InHuOfficial

I learned loads about NFTs from a very helpful DEV (Forem) employee 😉

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Nick Taylor Author

Nice!

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Kirk Shillingford

This I learnt (or relearnt) that the some() method exists on arrays and I don't have to do the !!someArray.find() if I just want to know if something is there.

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K (he/him)

NFTs should use mutable metadata.

Also, screws are made of a much softer metal than screw drivers and so
I killed some screw heads.

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Nick Taylor Author

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