This edition we have design resources for devs, unconventional backends, staff engineer archetypes, and more!
Around the Web 🕷
Design Resources for Developers
This is a massive list of design resources for developers. A comprehensive resource you can come back to for anything and everything related to designing software.
Scaling with a Google Sheets Backend
How Levels.fyi scaled to millions of users with Google Sheets as a backend.
Typewind – Typesafe Tailwind
An interesting little util library that brings type safety to Tailwind classes.
Some Fave Tweets 🐦
An interesting breakdown of different Staff Engineer archetypes: The Domain Expert, The Organizer, The Software Engineer++, The Visionary.
A clear and simple thread breaking down the new features available with the latest Next.js release, 13.2: Metadata, generateMetadata, route handlers, MDX for server components, and statically typed links.
I had no idea you could add and toggle Tailwind classes from directly inside Chrome devtools!
Lots of eye candy here 🍭 Even if you're not a Tailwind user, these components can be used for inspiration.
A really interesting idea --
ts-reset resets some Typescript defaults to give you some quality of life improvements to methods like
array.includes, and more!