TLWI Dev #97

Hey there, techies!

Welcome back to another edition of our weekly newsletter, packed with the latest and greatest tech news, tips, and insights just for you. This week, we've got some exciting links to share with you - from upskilling as a software engineer to learning to code for free and exploring a new programming language. So let's dive right in!

First up, have you ever wondered what skills make a great software engineer? This article delves into the attributes and technical abilities that are essential for excelling in this profession. From problem-solving to communication skills, there's something for everyone to work on. So whether you're an aspiring developer or a seasoned pro, be sure to check out these valuable insights.

If you're looking to expand your coding horizons, you might want to explore a relatively new programming language called Gno. Gno language is designed to be simple, intuitive, and highly scalable, making it an excellent choice for building complex applications. With its unique features and easy-to-learn syntax, Gno is definitely worth giving a try.

But don't worry if you're just starting out on your coding journey - there are plenty of resources out there to help you get started. For example, offers an open-source codebase and curriculum that you can use to learn to code for free. With a supportive community of fellow learners and an extensive curriculum, is a great choice for anyone looking to acquire new skills and knowledge.

If you're already well-versed in coding and interested in exploring the backend side of things, you might want to check out Actual's server - an open-source database and server that offers high performance and scalability. With a flexible API and a range of features, Actual's server is a viable alternative to traditional databases like MySQL or Postgres.

And finally, for our TypeScript users out there, here's a fun fact: We don't have to use Enums on TypeScript? Yes, you read that right - there are some clever workarounds that you can use to achieve the same functionality as Enums without actually having to use them. So if you're looking to streamline your TypeScript code and simplify your development process, be sure to check out this article.

That's it for this week, folks. We hope you found these links as fascinating and informative as we did. Stay tuned for more tech news and insights, and until then, happy coding!


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