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Thanks for listening to me chat with James and Amy about JavaScript, the modern web, switching careers, ADHD, and more!

I’ve put together a ton of resources to help you dig deeper into building simpler, more resilient web experiences.

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Free Courses & Ebooks

  • Vanilla JS Projects, a collection of 15 self-paced projects with short lessons, starting templates, and source code.
  • The Lean Web is a set of principles for a simpler, faster world-wide web.
  • Web Developer Career Guide covers how to find open roles, write resumes that get seen by an actual human, navigate the interview process, and more. Grab a free copy.

Podcasts

Learning Resources

  • Daily Developer Tips. I send out a short email each weekday with code snippets, techniques, and ideas on how to build a simpler, more resilient web.
  • Projects. Each self-paced project includes a few short lessons and a template to get you started. Complete it on your own or code along with me.
  • Courses & Books. Short, focused video courses and ebooks made for beginners. Learn the ins-and-outs of a topic in about an hour.
  • Online Workshops. Work on fun projects, follow a structured learning path, and get the support you need to work through challenges.
  • Consulting. I help teams build resilient, scalable websites and avoid costly mistakes.

Looking for more? I also maintain the JavaScript toolkit, wrote a career guide for web developers, and host a podcast.

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Email me directly at chris@gomakethings.com.

Questions?

If you have questions about anything, or just want to chat more about the Lean Web, send me an email at chris@gomakethings.com.