I regret to tell you that this is the blatant self-promotion edition of Developer Tools Weekly, since I was on a fun podcast called The 6 Figure Developer
. My favorite bit was talking about how I got into the industry (with a healthy dose of good fortune).
- Development Containers in Education: A Guide for Instructors
I've heard from a lot of aspiring developers beginning their education who complain that bootstrapping a project is hard. Often harder than the theory itself is figuring out how you get started in an IDE. Or how you make sure that the right version of Node is installed. What if containers could change that?
- Highlights from Git 2.28
The latest version of Git adds support for a new configuration option,
init.defaultBranch, to help support development teams that want to promote inclusive language and move away from the "master" branch name. (Plus other new features, of course.)
- 10 Standout GitHub Profile READMEs
GitHub recently added a new feature that lets you change your profile page by adding a repository with a markdown
README. I thought that my profile was fun, but in fact, this new feature has spawned a lot of clever new profiles.
Published at the beginning of every week.
Created by Edward Thomson.
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