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Nick Taylor
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Yet Another Newsletter LOL: So Nullish

Another week, another newsletter. Let's get to it!

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This word game from Cassidy Williams is so much fun. Check out Jumblie

Shameless Plugs

My co-worker @bekahhw and me had another Hacktoberfest check-in this week. Hacktoberfest is almost done, so there's still time.

I had a great conversation with Amy Dutton (@selfteachme), RedwoodJS core team member, this week on We discussed the new things in RedwoodJS, dev & design.

Here's a highlight from the stream. Full recording dropping on next week!

This past Thursday, I had the privilege of giving a talk at the Hack for LA meetup. I talked about my career and open source. I'm not sure when the recording is dropping, but here's my slide deck for anyone interested.

Slide deck for my Hack for LA talk, Getting the Most Out of Open Source

Lastly, I was happy with some work I did regarding automation for OpenSauced this week. We use the take-action GitHub action that my co-worker @bdougieyo created. It's great for external contributors because they can self assign issues. The downside is it caused some back and forth when things weren't ready to be worked on.

For example, if an issue had the 👀 needs triage or needs design label, we'd have to respond that it's not ready to be worked on yet.

With the changes, I made, there are now blocking labels, which is great for us as maintainers. If you're a maintainer on a project, the take-action GitHub action is definitely something you should consider.


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That's me! Thanks for the shout out.

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