A simple tool to generate ASCII art

Here’s a simple tool to generate ASCII art.

1 min · Jesstern Rays

Create a favicon for your site

Find or create a suitable favicon for your site

1 min · Jesstern Rays

Create profile photos and avatars

Here are some resources for creating profile photos and avatars. DiceBear Avatars Avataaars Generator Generated.photos

1 min · Jesstern Rays

Guidelines for building CLI tools

Best practices for building CLI tools

1 min · Jesstern Rays

History of Singapore

Historian PJ Thum narrates the history of Singapore in this podcast series

1 min · Jesstern Rays

How I created my favicon for this site

I created my own favicon with John Sorrentino’s Favicon.io. Here’s the settings I used to generate my favicon. Background: Rounded Font Family: Fira Code Font Variant: Bold 700 Normal Font Size: 80 Font Color: #FFFFFF Background Color: #145DA0 I got the background color from marmaid lagoon color palette from Canva.

1 min · Jesstern Rays

Implementing a frontend search functionality

Let’s say we have an online bookstore where we list all our available books. We want to be able to implement a search bar that can filter out results that match the title, author, publisher, etc. Solutions like Algolia, Solr, or Elasticsearch are non-trivial solutions that require quite a bit of configuration and resources. These solutions may also be overkill if you have a small to moderately large dataset. We can look at Fuse....

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Practice with mock interviews on Pramp

In my opinion, the best way to practice for technical interviews is to do mock interviews with someone. Pramp is the best platform for online mock interviews. They allow you to schedule a session with another anonymous user and you each take turns to interview each other. Before the session, you are given a problem which will be used to ask your interviewee. You attempt to solve it on your own, but if you are stuck there are hints and a suggested solution....

1 min · Jesstern Rays

RealWorld example applications

The mother of all demo apps

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Resources for free illustrations

Here are some popular resources for free illustrations unDraw ManyPixels DrawKit Icons8 illustrations

1 min · Jesstern Rays