Let's learn together with the Brain Dump newsletter! Each week, Michael curates the latest news, gadgets, and productivity hacks he finds and sends it to you every Monday morning, along with the latest content created by members of the Build with Me community.
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Previous Brain Dumps
Brain Dumps drop every Monday morning.
OKLCH, Vite, and .NET goodies!
Switching to a Mac this week has made me more productive than I've been in months.
November 20, 2023
Angular, Copilot, and so many fonts
A new Angular release, GitHub goes all in on Copilot, and fonts are coming out of my ears.
November 13, 2023
Next.js, AI, and the Worst Code Ever Written
This week we hit Llama's, Longhorns, and Battlestar Galactica.
October 30, 2023
Algorithms, GitHub Actions, and mechanical keyboards
After a week away, the Brain Dump is back with some super cool drops.
October 23, 2023
AI, Notion, and a multi-player code editor!?
A week of C# and how Hacktoberfest broke my heart.
October 9, 2023
Raspberry Pi 5, ChatGPT, and something you never learned about TypeScript
Hacktoberfest is here and, from the Raspberry Pi 5 to ChatGPT, there's a lot of new stuff dropping this week.
October 2, 2023
Mario, Dark Matter, and Electrical Engineering for Babies
September 25, 2023
TypeScript, Open Source, and Dog Poop
This week I found a few TypeScript frameworks, a new AI powered UI builder, and a calendar of dogs pooping in beautiful places.
September 18, 2023
An AI code editor, Bun 1.0, and tips for salary negotiations
If you're not setting goals, how do you know you're moving forward? This week I share some tips on how to set goals and stay focused on them.
September 11, 2023
Astro, Angular, .NET & Visual Studio
After a week of fighting a cold, the Brain Dump still drops. Lot's of activity in the world of frontend this week with the release of the State of CSS report and Astro 3.0.
September 4, 2023
Productivity, Flutter, .NET MAUI, and Node.js 20
Sometimes we all need accountability to get things done. Communities are great for encouraging and sometimes prodding you to get moving.
August 28, 2023
Laravel, HTMX, and TypeScript
Struggling with code? Step one, talk to the rubber duck. Step two, step away. Step three, talk to a team mate or friend.
August 21, 2023
Deno, .NET, Lightsabers, and a $21k Toilet
The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. Who are deciding to be each day?
August 14, 2023
Retro keyboards, ASP.NET, PHP, & TypeScript
Building, learning, and growing in community is so important. Especially in the context of finding new opportunities.
August 7, 2023
Drum Typewriters, Open Source, and AI
Videos, streams, and more, oh my! It's been a super productive week in the BBQ.
July 31, 2023
GitHub, AI, Figma, Visual Studio, & Microservices
Finally, getting over summer colds running through the house and recording some videos.
July 24, 2023
AI, .NET, NodeJS, bidets, and gratitude
Gratitude can change how you view your circumstances. It's not always easy, but it's always worth it.
July 17, 2023
Analog Task Tracking, OSS, & ASP.NET
A productive week resulted in a new website launch using Astro, Tailwind, Supabase, Cloudinary, and Netlify. How many more services could I have used?
July 10, 2023