A Vim-based world, WebSummit@Lisbon, and a LOT of JavaScript

Igor Silveira
4 min readNov 1, 2021

Hey Developer 👋

This is the newsletter that gives you a summary of everything relevant that happened the past week that can help you on your coding journey. Be sure to tell me what you think.

Last week has gone by so fast 💨 I’ve been concentrating at work, kicking off our first sprint of a new product which will run for a long time and I am excited about that and all the new learning opportunities that it entails.

I also dedicated some time to finally setting up a Vim-based environment like I always thought about doing. Why? For one, it looks cool. But mainly because one can really speed up his development workflow once we nail the basics of it. And that is what I am aiming for.

And finally, the reason why this newsletter is arriving late at your inbox: Starting today, I am at @WebSummit:

“The best technology conference on the planet”- Forbes

Hopefully, by next week’s issue, I’ll have some conference highlights to share with you!

✍️ Weekly Snippet

Split a list into chunks of chosen size

Chunks a list into smaller lists of a specified size. This method follows a declarative approach where we explicitly loop through the input array slicing it into a pre-declared empty list.

Try to come up with a more functional approach and share it!

📄 Must-Reads

How to Overcome Impostor Syndrome as a Developerigorasilveira.hashnode.dev
I’ve recently suffered from Impostor Syndrome again. And since I had overcome it in the past, I took a moment to think about how I did it before.

The JavaScript Nobody Told You About | by Shivam Bhasin | Oct, 2021 | JavaScript in Plain Englishjavascript.plainenglish.io
I’ve used JVM languages like Java and Kotlin for most of my college life. Ironically, my first job right after college was as a ReactJS developer. The language that I feared and ran away from in the…

4 JavaScript Concepts That Every Developer Should Know | by Denali Balser | Oct, 2021 | JavaScript in Plain Englishjavascript.plainenglish.io
JavaScript represents one of the three (most common) pillars of the internet, with HTML and CSS providing the structure and style (respectively) and JavaScript giving life to web pages. At this…

The Webpack Guide For Beginners. This article gives you a basic… | by Vijay Kumar P | Oct, 2021 | JavaScript in Plain Englishjavascript.plainenglish.io
Front-end development has shifted from a traditional to a modular approach, improving the encapsulation and structure of codebases. Tooling became a critical part of any project, and right now there…

👀 Product of the Week

HASTY | JS perfomancehasty.dev
Simply input some global data to test from, then a few pieces of different code, that essentially does the same thing. Press `Run` and boom https://hasty.dev is now testing the code, and will return in three seconds. To make the list complete, you can even share links of your performance test code and send it directly to other users.

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