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Dev Roundup, Feb 2023 Part 2

My collection of new, interesting, useful, and trending content for software developers. The Feb 2023 Part 2 edition includes design resources for devs, unconventional backends, staff engineer archetypes, and more!

Noah MatsellFebruary 28, 2023
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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 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.

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The Software Engineer’s Guidebook @EngGuidebook
What are the most common "types" of Staff+ engineers?

This is not a simple question to answer. Here's my take on common Staff+ engineer profiles:

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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!

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Ergün Erdoğmuş @ergunsh
Built-in Tailwind CSS support in @ChromeDevTools!

You can toggle and autocomplete classes. It works for regular CSS too. Fun fact, actually this feature exists since eternity 🤯 @tailwindcss

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Lots of eye candy here 🍭 Even if you're not a Tailwind user, these components can be used for inspiration.

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Steve Schoger @steveschoger
Tailwind UI is looking super fresh lately ✨

Over the last 2 months, we've added almost 200 new components to the marketing category 🤯

Really happy with how everything turned out. You can check 'em out on the site now 👉🏻

Tailwind CSS Components - Tailwind UI

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A really interesting idea -- ts-reset resets some Typescript defaults to give you some quality of life improvements to methods like .json, .filter, array.includes, and more!

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