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9/28/2022
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Top 3 in Tech: Dwelling on mistakes, Adobe acquiring Figma, Powerful new CSS selector

Hey hey, In this issue of the Top 3 in Tech newsletter we'll reflect on making mistakes as a developer (and how to learn from them). We'll also look at how Adobe acquired Figma for 20 billion
9/15/2022
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Top 3 in Tech: Landing your first junior development job, How NOT to learn web development, Whats.new shortcuts

There's never been a more difficult time to land a junior development job - but there are some things you can do to greatly improve your chances. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
8/31/2022
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Top 3 in Tech: Debugging code, The Lion framework, Animating React with Framer Motion

It's easy to get frustrated when stuck on a coding problem. But how can you reframe your thinking and work through the problem logically? ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
8/17/2022
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Top 3 in Tech: No-code tools, Framer, Powerful CSS one-liners

What are "no-code" tools and will they end up making developers obsolete? ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
8/3/2022
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Top 3 in Tech: Project ideas, Beginner JavaScript, The Feynman Technique to learn anything

What projects should you build when learning to code? Here's a list of ideas you can use to level up your skills and build a killer portfolio ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
7/20/2022
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Top 3 in Tech: Taking breaks, Avoiding image layout shifts, FaunaDB

How do you level up your coding skills and break into the industry without getting burned out? Let's find out! ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
7/6/2022
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Top 3 in Tech: 5 Golden Rules of Development, The Fresh framework, ToastifyJS

Software development is hard. But are there some guiding principles we can use to create better software, regardless of our field? ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
6/22/2022
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Top 3 in Tech: Dealing with imposter syndrome, Interactive typography tutorial, New Netlify website breakdown

What is imposter syndrome, why is it such a problem in the development world, and how can you deal with it yourself? ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
6/8/2022
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Top 3 in Tech: Think twice - code once, 100+ Computer Science concepts, InertiaJS

Hey hey hey, Mads here with this week's instalment of the Top 3 in Tech newsletter. One piece of advice, one resource and one tool to check out for your reading, viewing and learning pleasure.
5/25/2022
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Top 3 in Tech: Keeping up with the Codeashians, State of CSS 2022, Terminal for front-end devs

How do you stay up to date with the constantly changing development ecosystem - without getting burned out? ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
5/12/2022
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Top 3 in Tech: What programming language should you learn first, State of frontend 2022, 10 Design Patterns in 10 minutes

What programming language to learn first is an interesting question with a lot of variables. Here's my recommendations to get you started. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
4/27/2022
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Top 3 in Tech: Learn JavaScript (step-by-step), NodeJS 18, Nuxt 3 Release Candidate

Do you want to learn JavaScript, but dont know how? Do you constantly get stuck when trying to build something real? Then this step-by-step is for you ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
3/30/2022
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Top 3 in Tech: Front-End Roadmap, Understanding CSS layouts, Interview questions to ask companies

What's expected of a front-end developer in 2022? And what's the quickest path you can take to go from 0 to employment as a front-end developer? ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
3/16/2022
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Top 3 in Tech: From Junior to Senior, Laracasts, JavaScript Rising Stars

What does it take to go from junior to senior developer? Is it all about coding, or is there more to advancing in your development career? ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
3/2/2022
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Top 3 in Tech: Catching attention, Explain Twitter's Source Code, Free SVG generator

Landing a development job is hard. But luckily, a few simple actions can increase your chances of getting your foot in the door by 100x ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
2/16/2022
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Top 3 in Tech: Flow state, Sparking joy, Laravel 9

Feeling unproductive sucks. And sometimes, you just can't seem to focus on your tasks or get any work done. But how can we solve this? ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
2/2/2022
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Top 3 in Tech: Degree or no degree 🤔, Remix vs NextJS, How To Learn Stuff Quickly

Do you need a degree to be a web developer? And if not, what other options are there to break into the industry? ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
1/19/2022
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Top 3 in Tech: Escaping tutorial hell, Practical guide to Web Development in 2022, Firebase

What is "tutorial hell" and how can you escape it when learning to code? ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
1/5/2022
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Top 3 in Tech: Tech in 2022, React Three Fiber, The Goal Setting Guide

What's 2022 got in store for web developers? What frameworks will be popular, and what updates can we look forward to? ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
12/29/2021
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Top 3 in Tech: Writing for developers, State of CSS 2021, 10 trending GitHub projects for web devs

How writing makes you a better developer, and why improving your writing is a key skill for your career ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌