I talked about autumn last week, and this week the temperatures dropped below 0°C in the nights — but the rain stopped and we are having a series of beautiful and sunny days this week.
Jobs / Hiring 💪🏻
This week I'm happy to share the seconde position we are hiring for the nRFCloud.com team. We are looking for an experience frontend developer to join us here in Trondheim (Nordic is offering a relocation package!). For an impression of what Trondheim has to offer, check out my flicker, I'll write up a post about my experience moving here so far in the next week.
More information on nRFCloud after this click:
There is a new project by betterplace: demokratie.io, funding projects that imrove democracy.
Bootstrap v4 Beta 2 has been (release):
Bootstrap 4 Beta 2 released: https://t.co/Lg4miJLVe6— Markus Tacker 💻👨 (@coderbyheart) October 20, 2017
I've just updated my blog to Beta 1 last week, so time to look at it again …
And I wonder if Bootstrap v5 will strip out its own grid implementation in flexbox to use the CSS Grid which is now available in all evergreen browsers:
CSS Grid landed in MS Edge today, and that makes support 100% in the latest of every browser !— Wes Bos 🔥 (@wesbos) October 17, 2017
A lot of background information and many useful links on CSS Grid in here: https://t.co/Qc25zhSWDz— Markus Tacker 💻👨 (@coderbyheart) October 20, 2017
Check out what is possible with CSS Grid in this example:
Samsung wants to appeal more to developers:
Is my next linux desktop a phone?https://t.co/2S1DmsUgQu— Markus Tacker 💻👨 (@coderbyheart) October 19, 2017
When knee-deep in HTML, check out this list and especially the tools in each section, which will help you to ensure you are covered:
thedaviddias / Front-End-Checklist: 🗂 The perfect Front-End Checklist for modern websites and meticulous... ★756 https://t.co/OtmK3vXn0N— Github Trending (@TrendingGithub) October 18, 2017
MDN will get even better (I use it all the time when pointing students to specs):
📣Together with Mozilla, Microsoft, Samsung, & W3C - we are going to put cross browser documentation in MDN Web Docs✨https://t.co/dn4oc7LPRg— Chrome Developers (@ChromiumDev) October 18, 2017
Great guide by Raimo Radczewski about wht makes a great README:
Blogged: What makes a good 📖 README? TL;DR: It's going the extra mile 😉 https://t.co/z2RpeJ5fKA— Raimo Radczewski (@rradczewski) October 16, 2017
This could be interesting if you need to leverage multiple cores in one Node process:
Napa.js— Frank Egan (@littlefirecode) October 18, 2017
Robin Wieruch has released an update to his Road To Learn React book, which is a great introduction to React. You can read it for free!
Published the 4th edition of "the Road to learn React"— Robin Wieruch (@rwieruch) October 17, 2017
💥 React 16 on 200-pages
🤗 Pay what you want https://t.co/jP6lVplAyd
This whole thread by Sallyann Freudenberg is a must read for event organizers:
Someone asked me for a list of how to make a MeetUp more accessible for women, here are a few ideas (thread)...— Sallyann Freudenberg (@SalFreudenberg) October 20, 2017
This thread by Sarah Mei discusses the misconception that passionate developers is something to look for:
Thread. Being "passionate" about tech is a marker of privilege. https://t.co/0eVCvJaHFH— Sarah Mei (@sarahmei) October 20, 2017
This weeks big culture topic was #meetoo.
I actively read the tweets of 95 people (through a list).— Markus Tacker 💻👨 (@coderbyheart) October 16, 2017
This morning one of those tweets stood out.
Sexual harassment is massive.
Please take this seriously,— Markus Tacker 💻👨 (@coderbyheart) October 16, 2017
and as a man,
please call out sexualized language, jokes, pictures, behaviour towards anybody by others.
It's not an acceptable thing, only because many do it, and it has been a socially accepted behavior scheme for men for— Markus Tacker 💻👨 (@coderbyheart) October 16, 2017
the generations that influenced us.— Markus Tacker 💻👨 (@coderbyheart) October 16, 2017
We can change this.
You can change this.
No time to go to a conference?
We have over 100 videos from previous AlterConf events online for free. Great opportunities for a lunch & learn! https://t.co/p9RtByzUEJ— #AlterConf (@AlterConf) October 17, 2017
Listening to 🎧
- The 138 special (A State of Trance 835) by Armin van Buuren (more about 138)
- A lot of great anekdotes in the Porcelain Audiobook by Moby