Advice from top developers

Thinkful Thursday, August 6th
"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known."
- Carl Sagan
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Frontend Development
Lessons from the world's top developers
Learn from the best and follow in their foot steps. Thomas Peham spoke with some amazing engineers about their work and personal experience in web development. We liked #11 the best "Learn how to code no matter how old you are." top
Find the perfect font
With categories such as paragraph and header, FontCDN is a better way to search google web fonts. Find the ideal font of your dreams with this useful tool or bookmark to use later. fonts
Backend Development
Functional Programming in Python
Get started with functional programming in Python with this entirely free O'Reilly PDF book. Written by David Mertz, this book covers everything from flow control to higher-order functions. water
Data science
Ask Me Anything with statistician Nate Silver
Yesterday Nate Silver, editor-in-chief of, hosted an AMA on the r/dataisbeautiful subreddit. Read Nate's answers to questions about teaching statistics in highschool and even Donald Trump's candidacy for President. reddit
HQ student feature: Varun Saini
site redesign From day 1, Varun was the most active student in the community - always helping out the newest students. This powerful learn by teaching helped him land his first software engineering job at MediaMath. Checkout Varun's website he build upon completion of our Frontend web development course.
Our favorite resources this week
Best of Youtube Color theory basics The great debate
The best channels for aspiring developer Explore the steps involved in a site's color palette. Which Programming Language Should You Learn First?
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