Good morning and welcome to a new DevCraft newsletter! We hope you enjoyed last week special.
This week we are back with a handpicked collection of articles on remote working, tools for enabling remote collaboration, guide on how to create your perfect schedule and much more.
Grab a cup of coffee (or tea) and enjoy this week’s selection!
Tobias Van Schneider is a designer that lives and works in new york: he has been working remotely since the beginning of his career and this week he shares his experience with us.
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Frameworks, Languages, and Tools
Access your computer from other computers or from your mobile phone with Google Remote Desktop. Very useful, especially for remote assistance or pair programming.
Donate bitcoins to open source projects or make commits and get tips for it. A nice initiative to support projects you use daily or to earn some bitcoin by helping OSS.
InfoQ is an online community site that spreads knowledge and innovation on professional software development.
Tmate is a tool that helps you stream your terminal to another terminal. Another option for remote pair programming.
Haiku is a Lottie alternative for creating animation and easily export to various platform, including web and mobile. The most important feature of Haiku is that it does not require After Effect for the creation and export of animations.
The efficiency of your schedule highly depends on the type of work you are doing. This article differentiates between makers (needing uninterrupted time blocks to create value) and managers (who need to be quick and efficient in reacting to external stimulation). No matter what group are you in, this article is a must-read.
In Japan over working too much is a serious problem. Among the proposals to solve the problem we also find this drone, which follows the employees and produces music to force them to leave the workplace and go home.
As the name can suggest, this website collects the most horrible piece of code ever written.