Phew, I just got back from a long week of traveling. Let's boogie!
Web links of the week
Rachel Andrew: Hello Subgrid!
Switching to variable fonts
Generate beautiful README in 10 seconds
Write HTML Like It's 1999
2019 State of CSS
Something that interested me this week
I had a speaking gauntlet of a week this past week! On Tuesday I flew in to Denver and spoke at
Denver's Full Stack meetup
about moving to React at CodePen, then on Wednesday I spoke at Flatiron School Denver about tech career stuff, then on Thursday I spoke at
about building CodePen's Babel processor, and then on Friday I spoke at
in Chicago and spoke again about moving to React at CodePen (with
a lot more jokes
It was exhausting, but a really fun time. These events were incredibly well-organized and I genuinely enjoyed chatting with all the people I met! Now, I get to make like an AJAX request and REST!
Also, later this week I'll be on
The Console Log podcast
talking about the latest web dev things and about the conferences, if you'd like to tune in. I think the episode comes out on Thursday or Friday!
Interview question of the week
Last time, I had you write a HEX to RGB converter! We had some great submissions, both from people who made UIs and who didn't.
- Dimitris made
- Garth deployed
- Mike made a repo of
- Stuart made
- Kyle penned
- Ian posted
Really great job everyone, this one was really fun to see people try out!!
This week's question is a non-coding question:
Explain the difference between a high-level and a low-level programming language. How would you explain it to a non-programmer?
Cool things from around the internet
Sesame Street: Tiny Desk Concert
How to bend plywood
The Personal Newsletter Fad Needs to End
(if you feel this way about this one lmk, very open to feedback!)
Is the iOS App Store a Monopoly, and is That a Good Thing?
A pirate went to the doctor and said, "I have moles on me back!"
The doctor: "It's okay cap'n, they're benign."
Pirate: "Count again, I think thar be ten!"
That's all for now folks! Have a great week. Be safe, make good choices, and eat your leftovers.