This month’s most useful tools for developers < January 2020

Recommended Thinking

Some are about new thinking or new techniques, some are about legacy technology and some are just useful resources for different languages or platforms. Some are just lolz. The brief is simple – if we think they’re useful, you might too.

Handy Tips for JavasScript arrow functions

Take a look at the 5 best practices to write quality arrow functions here

React context API: How to connect to redux devTools

You may already have at least an experience of redux based state application development, but this is for those who React and fancy using the new Context API but miss the devtooling.

What if the Untitled Goose Game was your entire computer?

Google Developing an all-in-one messaging app for businesses

Google has seeded select employees with an unreleased app that combines the functionality of Gmail, Hangouts Meet, Hangouts Chat and other services in what appears to be a play at competitors like Slack

Scrap the user persona. Replace it with the storyboard

Designing empathically at scale is one of the most vexing problems of the design process. It’s time to get creative.

The tech giant; Microsoft, promises to remove all carbon it has emitted since its founding in 1975

Click here to look at Microsofts ‘carbon negative’ pledge

How We Think About Storing Crypto is Broken – and We Need Open Hardware to Fix It

Take a look at the video and slides to find out more

Inside Intel’s Ghost Canyon NUC, the incredibly small modular desktop PC

JetBrains Mono: A free and open-source typeface for developers

Try JetBrains Mono in your IDE. Its simple forms and attention to every detail make coding a nice experience for developers’ eyes, no matter which IDE you 

The invisible keyboard for smartphones

Samsung has developed a way for smartphone owners to type on a table or other surface as an alternative to tapping on the handset’s own screen. You can watch here

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