Potluck - Editor Fonts × Portfolios × Meetup Tips × Switching to Windows × Freelancing Sources — Syntax Podcast 062

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Wes Bos

Wes Bos

Full Stack JavaScript Developer. Creator of really good web development courses. BBQ enthusiast.

Scott Tolinski

Scott Tolinski

Web Developer, Creator of Level Up Tuts, Bboy, Robotops Crew and Youtuber

Playing: 062: Potluck - Editor Fonts × Portfolios × Meetup Tips × Switching to Windows × Freelancing Sources

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Aug 1st, 2018

Potluck - Editor Fonts × Portfolios × Meetup Tips × Switching to Windows × Freelancing Sources

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It's another potluck episode in which Wes and Scott answer your questions about freelancing, portfolios, code editors, meetup tips, switching to windows and more!

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Show Notes

2:37

6:10

  • Question: Ste O'Neill - How can I come up with ideas for projects? What can I put in a portfolio when I work for an agency?

9:10

  • Question: JavaScript Joe - If I only have two hours per week to work on coding projects, do I spend it building a side project or do I spend it contributing to open source? What's your experience contributing to open source?

10:45

  • Question: Diane - Why is Git so hard to grasp in team projects? What are the best resources to master it?
  • Try Github

13:35

  • Question: Grant Chambers - What are some tips for going to your first meetup?
  • React Meetups

20:23

27:39

  • Question: Would you recommend using Upwork for starting out freelancing or something similar?

31:18

  • Question: Mike C. - What do you guys think about sites like Codewars and Code Fights? Being new to web development, I find the problems hard to solve. Is it important to know how to solve all these problems? If so, how do I get better at developing the mindset to solve them?
  • JavaScript 30
  • Level Up Tutorials

38:47

  • Question: When I work on a website, I need to record user names, passwords, URLs, keys, logins, cPanel, WordPress, ftp, MySQL for each and every website, local and remote. Currently, I use a text file to save all that information. How are you storing all this info? How others do it? How the pros are managing this? Pros and cons?
  • SSH Key
  • LastPass
  • 1Password

42:15

44:57

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