I hope your week was a good one. Mine was busy, but there were some fun moments in there! Let’s boogie.
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Not All Zeros are Equal
The secret to getting to the Staff+ level? Leverage.
Whew, what a week! I recorded 5 podcasts and spoke on a couple of Twitter Spaces, and also spoke at a smaller Supabase event (oh hey, they’re the sponsor this week). And so, this weekend I was absolutely pooped! I spent time just reading, hanging out with family, and being Batman.
Friendly reminder, the Scrabble keycaps I designed are coming back! Here’s a mailing list if you’d like to be notified when the sale goes live (there will be matching desk mats, artisans, and mooore)!
This week’s sponsor is Supabase!
Supabase ⚡️ is the open source Firebase alternative.
It’s everything you need in a backend - auth, SQL database, realtime subscriptions, and functions. There’s a generous free tier that has more than enough for your new builds, and it scales so you won’t need to switch it out when you hit traction.
This week is Supabase Launch Week 5. The team will be dropping new features every day for 5 days.
Aaaaand there’s a Hackathon running right now….. win $1500 in GitHub sponsorships and gold threaded swaggg 🥇
Supabase Launch Week 5 starts August 15 at 8:00 AM PT | 11:00 AM ET. Get your ticket here.
Last week, I had you swap every two adjacent nodes. There were some clever answers! Great job Aodhan, dvkr, Lucia, Shannon, Jun, Amine, Miguel, Nicky, Lily, Saad, Mazen, Jack, Ngoako, Ten, Eric, Nicole, Muhammad, Chuan, Rafael, Jack, Kelvin, Don, and Chase!
This week’s question:
Given a string
s consisting of various parenthesis
), find the length of the longest valid parenthesis substring.
> parensSubstring('(()(') > 2 > parensSubstring(')()(()))') > 6
GMK Perestroika on Keycult No.2 Classic Stainless
Saving sandbars in the Grand Canyon
Emma Willard’s Maps of Time
How did the crab cross the road?
It didn’t, it used the sidewalk.
That’s all for now, folks! Have a great week. Be safe, make good choices, and limit your distractions!
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