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The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week

michaeltharrington profile image Michael Tharrington (he/him) ・2 min read

Every Monday we round up the previous week's top posts based on traffic, engagement, and a hint of editorial curation. The typical week starts on Monday and ends on Sunday, but don't worry, we take into account posts that are published later in the week. ❤️

1. HTML can do that?

Following suit with CSS can do that?, Ananya list some of the awesome things HTML can do!

2. Svelte is the most beautiful web framework I've ever seen

Jesse talks about their experience building a Tic Tac Toe game in Svelte - live coding included. 📹

3. I will now charge my clients a fee to support open source projects

An independent freelance dev, Manuel made the decision to charge clients a Euro extra per hour in order to help fund the open source projects used to help build the clients' product.

4. How to Write a Good Piece of Code

How does one go about writing good code? Ryland talks us through it, step by step.

5. A simple explanation of functional pipe in JavaScript

Ben explains why RxJS needs piping functions.

6. A better way to sell your skills as a developer than just "hire me!" or mass applying

The "spray and pray" approach to job applications generally isn't going to give you what you're after. Corey outlines a much better approach.

7. Jack Of All Trades or Master of One?

Katie sets up an awesome discussion with her question: "How long before my 'breadth of knowledge' begins to be described as a 'lack of advanced expertise'?"

That's it for our weekly wrap up! Keep an eye on dev.to this week for daily content and discussions...and if you miss anything, we'll be sure to recap it next Monday!

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