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Hello there! 
How does it feel to be in November? We're almost at the end of the year, and I'm glad about everything you've achieved, and everything you're working towards. 
(I also hope you didn't spend your Sunday doing chores. Let Eden Life do that for you. Try Eden's free trial run to see if you'll get hooked - it's highly likely. Get your space cleaned, your meals cooked, and your home affairs handled for free.)

In the spirit of sharing exciting projects, check out this one by Adewale Akinfaderin. Using a pre-trained Machine Learning model and some Python, he distilled one of his favourite songs into a proper melody, instruments, and just vocals. Check it out here.

On to more;

- The month of Open source may have ended, but not for Microsoft as they announce their readiness to contribute to Open-source Java (Open JDK). Read more about it here.

- If you're trying to get hooked up to or dabble in a new language, check out this complete guide for C++ Beginners

- Here's how to kickstart your journey into VueJS with minimal stress. Have a go at it

- If you've ever found yourself asking ''What's Serverless, anyway?'' or ''What can Serverless do anyway?'', Simona Contin fully explains in this article here

- In this article, Ire Aderinokun shares how to use Puppeteer in a Netlify function. She also shares a demo showing how to take the screenshot of any page with the URL. Check it out here.


-Don't forget to join the Laravel Nigeria Community as they host Nigeria's biggest PHP Conference in Lagos on the 16th of November 2019. If you would like to attend the conference, simply RSVP here, now. Seats almost out!

- The Open Source Community Africa has announced the first-ever Open Source Festival in Nigeria. The festival is set to take place from the 20th to 22nd of February, 2020. The festival is accepting papers for topics relating to open source in general, and will also encourage speakers to submit talks on what’s new with web development, Hardware & IoT, ML/AL/DL, Technical writing, and Open Source design. If you would like to speak on any of the following, you can submit your paper here.

- If you work with media asset management, APIs, and SDKs, it might do you a world of good to join in on the Cloudinary bimonthly webinar
Whether you are an experienced Cloudinary user that wants to get a refresher, or are brand new to the Cloudinary service, this highly interactive webinar dives into developer-focused APIs and SDKs, showing you how to properly upload, manage and transform your digital content on the Cloudinary platform. Find more details and select your preferred webinar date here.

Jobs & Opportunities: 

Kuda Bank is looking to hire a Database Administrator and a QA Engineer. If you'd like to join the digital bank, check out the requirements and apply here.

Naija Hacks, one of Africa's biggest annual hackathons will be returning for its 2019 edition from the 7th to 14th of December. This year's hackathon will feature pitches, demos, competitions, and award presentation (on the 17th of December). Emerging projects from the hackathon will be matched to related companies and mentors for funding and guidance. Register here to meet and hack with over 1300 hackers across the country, or even be a mentor. Lots of prizes are up for grabs at the completion of the hackathon. 

- Qode Hub (Accra) is looking to hire a Mobile App Developer (iOS & Android). If you're interested in this role, send your resume over to careers[at]qodehub[dot]com with the subject Mobile Developer [Your fullname].

- 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.

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Have a great new week!

 Jennifer Onwudiwe,

- Solomon Osadolo,
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