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Top 10 Development and Design Articles Week #14

Eric Fontaine (@EricFontaine_)

August 24, 2016 Resources

Here is our weekly tech digest based on our 10 most engaged tweets about Development and Design :)

#1 My journey to becoming a web developer from scratch without a CS degree, 2 years later (and what I learned from it)

First, let me introduce myself; My name is Sergei Garcia, and I’m a full-time front end developer with 2 years experience, and in that time having worked for both... read more

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#2 Breathing air into AirBnB’s JavaScript style guide

No one sets out to write ugly, inconsistently-styled code. It just sort of happens. Even as the only developer on a project, the more time that passes... read more

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#3 Can JS create awesome mobile app experiences with React Native?

Animations are essential to the mobile user experience. People have grown to expect user-friendly handheld interfaces. “It can make animations, ... read more

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#4 Question: exactly when is someone going to use your app/service?

We’ve been talking about the “attention economy” for a few years now but largely live in denial of the implications. Instead you’ll find entrepreneurs... read more

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#5 What is an API? In English, please.

Before I learned software development, API sounded like a kind of beer. Today I use the term so often that I have in fact recently tried to order an API... read more

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#6 The war Microsoft should have won

Microsoft had many things in its favor to become the dominant mobile OS, but a number of issues, many home-grown, saw it lose its early... read more

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#7 Offline storage for progressive Web apps

2016 will hopefully be the year we build for network resilience. Internet connections can be flakey or non-existent on the go, which is why offline... read more

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#8 One weird trick to name your tests

You’re crushing code and taking names. You got a gajillion dollars in VC funding and the world domination is just a lisp macro away. But you’re also... read more

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#9 How to choose a programming language

I’m going to tell you how to choose a programming language: don’t. Wait … what about all the high-paying tech jobs? Isn’t this the best time to be... read more

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#10 21 amazing open source iOS apps written in Swift

Swift is a general-purpose programming language developed by Apple Inc. for iOS, OS X, watchOS and tvOS. Currently it is the most popular open source... read more

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