Last year, I spent most of my work trying to bring the potential of my fellow developers into full play. I was pretty confident about the routine I have established. This year, I’m trying out a new approach based on experiences from last year. I’m certain it will help others be more focused on their growth. The background Currently, I take care of 18 developers and their growth. The way we work is mostly based on the approach I have described in [...]

Today we’re excited to welcome five new members to the League of the Extraordinary, the honorary group of X-Teamers who have proven they are true superheroes. An X-Teamer is only able to unlock their superhero once they’ve consistently shown they know how to unleash their potential through various personal achievements. With Heroes Pack 23, we honor Juan Enrique Jimenez. (Dominican Republic), Dylan Coffey (USA), Diego Ferreira (Brazil), Henrique [...]

There are about 1 million results on Google for "React Tutorial", so needless to say it can be hard to find the right tutorial to spend your time with. And while I can't say these are the best tutorials ever written, they are definitely the ones that we used (or ended up writing ourselves) to become great React developers. SurviveJS: Become a React Master The SurviveJS guide to React is a great way to get up and running with React, helping you bu [...]

The React.js community is young, but mighty. Over the past year, contributions have poured into the React project. Tools and frameworks like Flux, Redux, React Native and Relay continue to evolve. And the community has grown to include diverse gatherings across continents. With conferences from the United States to Israel, there is a React event for nearly every place, if not everyone. At open source conferences, you have the opportunity to meet [...]

India is the second most populated country in the world and holds the 2nd highest population of developers in the world. Yet, it's one of the least popular places for digital nomads. Nomadlist ranks its capital, New Delhi, at #605 (out of 651). So then, what's it like being a nomad in India? X-Teamer Paul McCrodden spent 6 weeks throughout India as a nomad. Here's what he had to say about the trip in our #travel channel AMA: What was your favori [...]