Hashnode Times 035 - The best from Hashnode
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Hello, hello! 👋🏼 Hashnode is here again to make your Monday awesome. Let me fill you in on a couple of things; before you can delve into the meticulously hand-picked, best of the best developer stories, discussions, and links.

  • AMA with Ben Alpert ✅ We’re having a live AMA hosted by one of the core members of the React team, Ben Alpert, this Wednesday, 6 PM GMT. There are already a bunch of great questions here. Upvote the ones that you want have answered, or better add one of your own.
  • Dealing with the blues 😔 Depression, and anxiety are unavoidable in any sphere of life. It is wonderful to see the Hashnode community come together giving pro tips on obliterating the developer blues.
  • The State of JavaScript 💯 The preliminary results based on the opinions collected from developers on tech stacks, frameworks, and tools in the JavaScript ecosystem, are out. The survey’s still open; the more developers take it, the better the data will be.

Sai · @saiki

Upcoming AMAs

AMA with Ben Alpert
React core team at Facebook, previously at Khan Academy.
Starts on Wed, 31st Aug 6 PM GMT for 2h
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How to cope with depression and anxiety while being a developer?

You are not alone. This is a well known emotion for people in general, in any skill. I myself sometimes introspect and come to the conclusion that I'm "in a place and time where a lot of people count on my abilities and skills.... Read full answer by Jos Faber.

Top Links

25 years of Linux - Linux foundation timeline (hashnode/blog)
Exponent lets web developers build truly native apps that work across both iOS and Android by writing them once in just JavaScript. (getexponent)
f.lux changes the color temperature of your computer's display depending upon the time of day (justgetflux)
Grade.js : JavaScript library produces complimentary gradients generated from the top 2 dominant colours in supplied images (benhowdle)

Best Discussions

10 things you shouldn't do while running Node.js in production

Story · Sandeep Panda · 6 responses

The one thing that no one properly explains about React — Why Virtual DOM

Story · Sai · 4 responses

5 best libraries for making AJAX calls in React

Story · Sandeep Panda · 5 responses

What music do you listen to when you're wired on code?

Question · 32 responses

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Would you write terrible, messy, unthought-through code if the deadline was at stake?

Question · 17 responses

How to cope with depression and anxiety while being a developer?

Question · 8 responses

What's your favorite JavaScript "Snippet"?

Question · 10 responses

"If you are not google or facebook, maybe you shouldn't use things like React?"

Question · 5 responses
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