March 30, 2020

First release

David from twoWagyus @twoWagyus

The project idea was inspired from a Twitter thread started by Nader Dabit that compiled a few companies that were still hiring, to try to help people being laid off due to the Coronavirus crisis.

I wanted to create a more friendly job board that would look more like a social media feed, and that allows to see the human behind the job posting.

I coded and released the first version in around a week, and broke all the best practices I encourage in my day-to-day job.

This first version is very minimal; I have to add the feed items by hand making a secret API request and there's no way for the users to interact with the website, other than scrolling and clicking.

I added Google Analytics and I hope to measure how this goes and how valuable is it for the people out there!

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