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forloop Weekly

Hey friend!
Happy Sunday and welcome to the month of September!
Nothing like an -ember month to remind us that we're winding down to the end of the year.
If you've built something this year, make sure to give us a shout and we'll feature your project/tool in the newsletter. If you haven't, you have 3 months and 29 days to give it a go. I believe in you!


On to other stuff;


- Typescript 3.6 has been released. Features in the new version include stricter generators, a more accurate array spread, better unicode support for identifiers, and more. Check out the release notes to learn more.

- Looking forward to attending an amazing developer conference this year? Concatenate Conference 2019 is the one. If you enjoyed the conference in 2018, then brace yourself for an even bigger outing this year, as the organizers are expanding to Kenya. 
The conference's Call For Sponsors is out, and you can donate toward the conference as an individual or organization here. Find more information here.

- If you're getting into Golang, and would like more practical implementations of the language, check out Stephen Afam-Osemene's How to Implement an Event-driven System in Go.

- JAMstack Lagos 2.0 will be taking place on the 14th of September, 2019. Check out the speakers who will be at the meetup. If you're yet to register for the event, save your seat now.






Jobs & Opportunities: 

- eHealth Africa is looking to hire a Senior Software Developer with Geospatial experience. Find out the requirements here and apply.

eHealth Africa is hiring to fill Software Developer roles; Frontend, Backend, and Android Development. Find the requirements here and apply.

BuyPower is looking to hire a Data Analyst. If you love crunching numbers in high-growth environments, check out the requirements and apply.

Paystack is looking to hire a Technical Product Specialist. Find out the requirements here and apply.

- Cowrywise is hiring to fill engineering roles; Frontend, Backend, Android, and iOS Developers. Check out the requirements here.


- Join Andela as a Mid- or Senior-level developer through the Power of X entry program. The program looks to hire up to 500 developers on both levels. You can apply here.

Apollo is looking to hire a Developer Advocate. If you'd like to be Apollo's Avocado, go ahead and take the shot.


- VanHack is still listing amazing opportunities to join great tech teams in Canada and other parts of the world. Check out the openings for Site Reliability/DevOps Engineers, Product Manager, Senior Python Engineer, Data Scientist, Intermediate/Senior Laravel Developer, and more. If you're new to Vanhack, register and create your profile here to begin, and if you're an existing VanHack talent, apply here.


On cool tools...

If you are building dope tools that the community needs to hear about or there's something interesting you'd like to see in our newsletters, my DMs are open.

Never Miss Out on forLoop Events Again

Never want to miss out on any forLoop meetup? Please do well to check out forloop.africa/meetups for details on all upcoming events. You can also enter your email on the form to get notified ahead of time. Also, check out the archive to see the ones that have gone on before.
 
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Remember that curiosity is all we've got!
Have a great week!


-
 Jennifer Onwudiwe,
Writer

- Solomon Osadolo,
 Editor
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