📢 Kolaambi #1 : The doers are the major thinkers.
A bi-weekly newsletter with all things tech, people and communities.
“The doers are the major thinkers. The people that really create the things that change this industry are both the thinker and doer in one person.” - Steve Jobs
Hey there! 👋
This is the very first edition of the bi-weekly newsletter from Tinkerhub. Drum roll. please. 🥳
What to Learn 👩💻
Things to Know for a Full Stack Developer Role — It's easy to focus on the front end of web development, but what about the back end? Learning about the back end improves your front end skills. Resources for a full-stack career path. (Trust us, it’s not as scary as it looks.👻:)
David Malan CS50 We absolutely love this course that covers all the basics of programming & data structures. One of the best free resource out there for anyone who’s starting out.
UI/UX Challenges — Here is something for the designer in you. A list of challenges to warm-up those design skills.
What to Watch 🎬
▶️ Here’s an interview: Friends of Figma, Kochi had conducted last month with Hiran Venugopal from Kaleyra, hosted by Abid Aboobaker where they candidly discuss setting up of design teams, hiring, mentorship and building design skills. [Hiran recently started a newsletter, check it out].
Jobs & Internships! 🤩
Recently, we saw a lot of 📈 demand for freshers with a basic understanding of 🐍Python for entry-level jobs and internships. If you are planning to brush up or learn new skills, we recommend you to have a look at frameworks like Django or Flask along with Python.
Aaaaaaand Google is back with their Kick Start program giving participants the opportunity to test and grow their coding abilities while getting a sample of the programming skills needed for a technical career at Google. 👩💻👩💻👩💻 Participate in one — or join them all!
As we write this note to you, there are 10+ opportunities in Kochi / remote that looking for candidates like you. Keep an eye on our job board for more opportunities and share with your friends. Applications for a lot of the roles on our job board are due in the next few days. Please make sure to apply before their deadlines pass.
If you come to know of any openings, let us know. We'll post them on our job board and send them directly to all our members. Let’s do good karma. 🙏
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Stay Safe. Cheers!