Welcome to the July 2021 edition of the EddieHub Newsletter!
I am so pleased to announce that DataStax are the official sponsors of EddieHub! You already know all about DataStax as we are using AstraDB for the EddieHub API.
Over the next few months I am excited to be working on the EddieHub Open Source projects: real time community map, members list, EddieBot and API - all of which are powered by AstraDB. If you want to contribute, then don't forget to sign up to DataStax for free!
Eddie's thought of the month
Failing is part of learning - think less about the fact that you failed but instead focus on the takeaway from that experience.
If you fail, it means you have actually tried, which is better than not trying at all.
Community Shout-Outs Here are some of the amazing things the Community has been up to
A shout out to Rohan Kulkarni for starting his YouTube channel and posting his first video!
July featured videos and blogs Suggesting content for the Community
GitHub Copilot VSCode examples with Node ExpressJS, NestJS and
Opportunities in your pocket
EddieHub Blog: Public Speaking Tips
In this blog Community Member Ashwin Kumar Uppala explores hackathons, communities and social media are vital to your learnings.
You might be nervous about speaking in class, or you have a job interview coming up, or a big in-person presentation. This blog will highlight a few tips which will help you get prepared.
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We would love to hear from you about achievements by other community members who you think deserve a shout out. Celebrate your fellow members!
Have you come across a video or a blog that really inspired you this month from one of the community members? Let us know!
Hack For Inclusion is a 36 Hour Virtual Hackathon organised by IIIT Allahabad which aims to bridge the gender gap in the tech space and make the community more inclusive. It is India's first collegiate event exclusively for Girls and Non-Binary Participants. Apart from cash prizes of over 2 lakhs, there are also going to be hiring opportunities for the participants of the hackathon from PhonePe and Crediwatch.
DataStax "Build your own Netflix Clone": 21-22 July
If frontend is your thing, then this event is for you! In this workshop, understand technologies like React, NodeJS, GraphQL, NoSQL to accelerate your full stack development journey. Don't forget to sign up to DataStax for free to be able to participate!
Pets in Tech
Featuring our most loyal pair programming friends
We wonder what Khushi Sharma has on her laptop screen that is making her furry friend Auro concentrate so hard?
Khushi says Auro loves playing with Android more than anything else!
This month we have blogged about Public Speaking Tips and shone the Community Spotlight on Community Member Nicholas Carrigan!