I often wondered about the resources I could use to refer to and help me in the process of learning during my journey as a developer. Having good resources such as books, blogs, or even useful GitHub repositories is a convenient and efficient way to master the skill and learn industry standard practices so that not only your application code quality improves but also you grow to be a more seasoned developer.
In this article, we will discuss 10 useful GitHub repositories that every developer should have to learn best practices and patterns used in development.
10 Useful GitHub Repositories For Every Developer
This roadmap.sh GitHub repository provides roadmaps for each developer’s career choice. With massive 213k stars on its repository, it contains the roadmap for frontend, backend, DevOps, and many more. If you get stuck after learning a stack and don’t know what to learn next you can always check here for more guidance.
Free Programming Books
With an enormous 250k start on its repository, the Free Programming books repository contains all the freely available programming books in one place, all the resources are also available in many popular languages, and you can also get different problem sets, podcasts, and cheat sheets.
Tech Interview Handbook
Everyone knows how difficult is to prepare for any technical interview, not everyone has time to solve 100s of Leetcode questions. Tech Interview Handbook repository contains curated technical interview materials for busy developers. This repository has 79.2k stars.
Coding Interview University
Coding Interview University is one of the most popular GitHub repositories among beginners who are just starting out to become successful software engineers. With massive 235k stars on its repository contains all the to-do list study topics and study plans you might need to become a software engineer at a big company.
Developer handbook hands down your one-stop guidance place to learn various topics like most common technical questions, requirements prior to appearing for tech interviews, and best practices for web and mobile developers. This repository has 3.9k stars.
How Web Works
How Web Works are a great resource if you want to understand how the internet works behind the scene. With 10k stars on the repository, in a detailed manner, it explains how the moment you type something on your google search engine and hit enter, what chain of events are executed in order for you to see your results.
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Design Resources For Developers
As a developer when you need to create an application, one of the major obstacles in the development process is the need for designs, UI graphics, fonts, icons, and much more. Design Resources For Developers with 44.3k stars on its repository is one stop UI and design resource you may need during development.
Public APIs repositories provide collective lists of free public APIs which you can use in developing official or personal Projects. It contains APIs on various topics like Cats facts to Color scheme generator, Quran API with multiple languages, Data on national, regional, and religious holidays and much more. This repository has 210k stars.
Project Based Learning
If you want to learn and get better at programming through actively building applications, then you need to check out Project Based Learning GitHub repository. This repository has 78.4 stars and contains a list of programming tutorials of different primary programming languages in which you can build applications from scratch.
The System Design Primer
With massive 198k stars on The System Design Primer GitHub repository, learn how to design a scalable application so that you become a successful engineer. This repository contains an organized collection of resources through which you can learn the different processes to build systems at scale.
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