November 29, 2020

Ask Me Anything #5

Ask Me Anything episode #5 with our community members and guests Youssouf, Abderrahim, Ouissal and Mohamed. During this episode we answer audience questions about programming, community, new technologies and much more.

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Notes

0:01 - Introduction.

0:04 - How have you heard about Facebook Developer Circles Community Challenge?

0:05 - What was the submitted tutorial/project about?

0:08 - How have you decided to start your Open Source journey?

0:12 - What were the challenges that you have faced while working on the Facebook Developer Circles Community Challenge?

0:15 - What were the tools that you have used to train your bot?

0:16 - How do you manage working while being a computer science student?

0:17 - What is like to be a student at Al Akhawayn University?

0:19 - What are the access options to Al Akhawayn University?

0:20 - What can you tell us about the events that take place in Al Akhawayn University?

0:22 - Can you choose courses in Al Akhawayn University or are they imposed on you?

0:25 - Does the Al Akhawayn University ecosystem help students with their projects and Startup ideas?

0:27 - The importance of self learning for students.

0:28 - How do you learn new technologies as students?

0:34 - What was studying during the pandemic like?

0:36 - How did you get started with programming/coding?

0:42 - Which is the preferable language to learn for the Moroccan Tech Industry?

0:48 - What are your thoughts on Apple's new M1 processor?

0:53 - SAD DNS attack.

0:56 - New Google Chrome Zero-Day vulnerability.

0:59 - Twitter's new Stories feature 'Fleets'.

1:01 - Google Photos will not be free by June 1, 2021!

1:06 - What is new in Angular 11?

1:09 - Vue.js 3 Composition API?

1:12 - Do you focus on the front-end? If so what is your stack?

1:14 - Tailwind CSS and the problem with CSS.

1:17 - Which code editor do you work with?

1:22 - The high quality of Vercel's Next.js conference.

1:24 - Spotify.js, weekend Open Source project by Abderrahim Soubai Elidrissi.

1:33 - What are your thoughts on Prisma next-generation ORM?

1:35 - The importance of using schematics in Angular?

1:36 - What should every Django back-end developer be familiar with?

1:39 - Advice for Machine Learning enthusiasts.

1:40 - What exactly is a software engineer?

1:46 - How much a beginner fullstack developer should charge per hour?

1:50 - How to stand out in the freelance market while other "freelancers" charge below average?

1:54 - Do you have plans to work abroad?

1:55 - Are there any work opportunities for .Net developer?

1:56 - How can I know that I am ready for job interviews?

2:00 - What is the best way to escape a job interview question?

2:08 - Why jumping to the source code of an Open Source project is benificial?

2:10 - What is the role of TypeScript?

2:18 - The secret sauce to master Javascript.

2:19 - What are your learning resources?

2:23 - What are your thoughts on Robotic Process Automation (RPA) in Morocco?

2:24 - As a self-taught developer, how do I know that I'm in the right track with the right pace?

2:28 - The "self-taught title" from the perspective of a self-taught Fullstack developer and Cloud Architect.

2:30 - How do you manage freelancing while being an employee?

2:31 - As a junior developer, how do you deal with the fact that you have to work with technologies you prefer not to work with?

2:34 - How to find your productive way of learning (documentation, videos, podcasts, etc)?

2:41 - Wrap up and goodbye.

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