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forloop Weekly

Hello there!
I hope you've had a fantastic weekend. If you're bursting with energy for the new week, here's more stuff to stoke your excitement.


No matter how long you've been coding for, you'll find that you occasionally (or even often) have to Google stuff; how to replace that repo, why that test isn't working, and more. If you find yourself at a point where you can't recall even a basic thing, remember that it's completely normal and simply Google it. In this post, Gift Egwenu resonates this thinking and shares the Art of Googling; how to find just what you need.

- With the advent of Android 10, the biggest change for developers is the implementation of dark mode. Did you know that you can support dark mode on your site via the
prefers-color-theme media query? Find out more in Thomas Steiner's Hello darkness, my old friend.

- Don't forget that you can donate to the biggest remote tech conference in Africa, Concatenate Conference 2019, as an individual or organization, here. Find more information on donation and schedule for the conference here.

- 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 looking to hire a Backend Developer. Check out the requirements 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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Have a great new week!

-
 Jennifer Onwudiwe,
Writer

- Solomon Osadolo,
 Editor
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