Looking to have your GitHub profile stand out? Wanting it to match all the beautiful and intricate design work that you have put into your projects? We’ve got you covered.

In this post, we will walk you through how to update your GitHub profile, add more personality, and help you stand out from the crowd. To make our updates, we’ll be using Markdown language (here is a quick Markdown guide if you’re unfamiliar with it).

This blog post will cover:

  • How to use images and badges
  • Adding a Github Status Card and top language card
  • How to include button links…


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What is DeveloperWeek

DeveloperWeek is a gathering of many of the brightest minds in the developer community sharing their current experiences with new technologies, running the business, and everything in between. It was an amalgamation of 15+ different conferences all in the same week. It included API & Microservers, AI & Machine Learning, JavasScript Conference, Containers & Kubernetes, DevOps Summit to name a few. When I first pulled up the schedule my mind was racing trying to figure out which one of these great talks I would choose over the other amazing talks that I knew I was going to have to wait…


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Accessibility photo of people doing things on their devices

Designing with Accessibility in mind is crucial in today’s ecommerce world. In order to deliver the best possible shopping experience for all users, BigCommerce is excited to announce new updates available to our Cornerstone theme. With these accessibility updates, you and your clients will have the tools necessary to comply with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) standards.

In this article, we will explore the accessibility features that are available on the BigCommerce platform that you as a developer should be aware of and implement in your store. We’ll cover using alt text, text accessibility, keyboard accessibility, and customization.

Accessibility and Ecommerce

Accessible websites…

Andres Villegas

Experience in engineering, QA, and developer support. When I’m not building projects using JavaScript, React, Node.js, I’m behind my guitar or motorcycle.

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