Are you spending some time to upskill yourself?
The Lean Programmer Newsletter — April, 2021
Before we start, a quick thing that I want to ask you, I hope that you are safe and taking care of yourself in these tough times? Please please please, prioritize health over anything else at this time, and do take care and proper precautions while going out.
Let’s talk about my aim…
When I began my journey (~3.5 years ago), it all started with me facing a lot of trouble in finding proper resources to learn things, all I wanted was someone who could guide me.
Fast forward 1.5 years, 2 things happened
- I fell in love with programming
- I decided that since I had a rough path in finding proper resources and a learning path, no one else should go through the same.
And that was the moment where I decided to help the community as much as possible. Since then, I’ve been forming collaborations with many open source communities, and taking countless free initiatives to increase the enthusiasm towards coding!
Till now, I’ve reached over 65,000 people with 15+ free initiatives and countless speaking events. Now last month, I decided to take it one step further. Keep reading, there are a couple of big things I wish to tell you!
The start of a new journey
Last month (April 2021), I started forming “The Lean Programmer” community!
I formed a small team, and started 4 new things!
- The Lean Programmer Monthly Newsletter
- The Mega React Tutorial + Monthly Giveaway
- The Lean Programmer Publication
- The Lean Programmer LinkedIn Page
And I am super excited to tell you everything about it.
You are currently reading the first edition of our monthly newsletter, and while writing it, I am so excited to tell you everything that happened over the last month.
The Mega React Tutorial
Okay, let’s imagine something together. Let’s imagine that there was a course,
- That is completely FREE!
- That is project-oriented,
- That provides a hands-on learning experience,
- That makes you build a cool project for every concept,
- Where you learn and build everything from scratch?
- Where you can learn at your own pace?
- And, you even get a chance to win a free t-shirt every month?
You must be saying, Hey Madhav, THIS SEEMS UNREAL!
No, my friend, all of this is real. My aim is to make everyone fall in love with programming, and increase the enthusiasm towards active learning!
I’ve published the AAM (An App a Month) series, where I teach you React by helping you make some cool applications completely from scratch!
Check out this video to learn more about it.
Check out the full course on my YouTube channel, and enjoy learning (I bet that you are going to fall in love with ReactJS after completing the course)- https://youtube.com/TheLeanProgrammer
Oh, btw, don’t forget to apply for the free giveaway by 22nd May — https://theleanprogrammer.com/aam/giveaway1
The Lean Programmer Publication
It was my dream to empower as many people in tech as I can, and this is a huge step in that direction.
Before we go forward, let me tell you some benefits of writing,
- The more you write, the more you learn
- More visibility = More opportunities
- Make a difference
- Express yourself, be heard
- Share your skill, passion, and knowledge
- Improve your writing skills
- Network with more people
- Increases your online presence
- Improves your online portfolio
- Become an authority
- Learn new things
- Document your journey
And much more! (There are countless benefits of blogging)
One of my ambitions was to encourage people to write to share their knowledge and document their journey, and to accomplish this, I formed this new publication with my small team.
I am super happy to tell you that today, we are a team of 100+ writers and within a month, we published over 40 blogs.
It makes me super happy to have a family of over 100 writers and over 2.4k newsletter subscribers.
Wish to join our writers' family? Fill up this quick form — https://theleanprogrammer.com/writer-request
How to join as contributing writer?
We accept all kinds of tech blogs, and we wish your story to reach more and more people. Here are some ideas -
- Your story on your journey in tech
- Coding tutorials
- DIY projects
- Tips for students in tech
- Tips for software developers
- Your views on any new library/framework
And so on…
Here’s a quick article on how can you join our family — https://medium.com/theleanprogrammer/how-to-write-for-theleanprogrammer-3278abb749ca
Some of the best articles:
- “Learn just enough dart for flutter” (series) by Manthan Gupta:
- “OSI Model Layers — Explained” (by me):
- “Building a BMI app with Flutter” by Manthan Gupta:
- “Basics of Discrete Mathematics” by Sagar Alwani:
- “K Nearest Neighbors Explained” by NamyaLG:
- “What is AWS SQS Service and why should you use it?” by Divyanshu Sharma
- “4 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Hackers” by Suraj Singh
- “Machine Learning Algorithms for Beginners” by Shivam Dhyani
- “Interpreting data visualization” by Bilwa Gaonker
And so many more 💯
I really want to mention all of the blogs that were published last month, but I am limited by the newsletter space (otherwise it will become too long), but I really wish to say that all the writers that we have in our family are so skilled and so amazing that it makes me so happy to call them a “family”.
Our LinkedIn Page
The Lean Programmer is now on LinkedIn too, here’s our page — https://www.linkedin.com/company/theleanprogrammer/
Started the page ~3 weeks ago, and here we are -
That’s it for this month’s lean letter, before ending, I really want to thank everyone who is currently a part of our lean programmers family, it includes everyone, our super amazing group of writers, subscribers of our newsletter, our readers, everyone who consumes our content, and you.
Remember, all the lean programmers have one goal — to help you learn new stuff and explore more domains in a fun way 😊
So, have a great month ahead, and keep learning.