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A Guide to Becoming a Full-Stack Developer in 2017

Its list of concepts a FSD is expected to know could be useful for interviewing.

bats: Bash Automated Testing System


A checklist of tactics for marketing your side projects.

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Start Developing iOS Apps (Swift)

Apple’s surprisingly accessible step-by-step guide to developing an app in Swift

Building account systems

Advice on dealing with accounts and passwords when building a web app

Learn Vue 2: Step By Step

Free videos to help you learn Vue 2

Service Worker gotchas


The official Swift style guide for


Design, prototype and code tool


Chrome automation made simple. Runs locally or headless on AWS Lambda


A book series on JavaScript

Migrating from Jekyll+Github Pages to Hugo+Netlify


Indigenous is an iOS app that is in development. Its goal is to provide a native iOS interface to the indieweb movement.


An opinionated toolkit for writing excellent APIs in Ruby

Public APIs

A collective list of public JSON APIs for use in web development


A PaaS built on top of Amazon EC2 Container Service (ECS)

Clearbit - Free logo API

Free service to embed company logos via a very simple API

^Lift Security

Application Security / Penetration Testing – used by Panic to audit its Panic Sync service


Test your rendered HTML files to make sure they’re accurate.

Minitel: The Online World France Built Before the Web

Fascinating story behind Minitel and its importance to the French.