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. ❤️
After years of struggling with poorly structured NodeJS apps, Santiago put together a thorough guide on how to approaching everything from folder structure to to dependency injection to configuration and secrets!
Jacque shares lots of tips for refactoring by walking us through an example of code they wrote on their first dev job!
Molly explains what it means to be an SRE at the company they work at, how they got the role, and why they love it.
Cubicle Buddha shares their reactions to a meme which led to a big community discussion about what it means to be a 'full stack dev.'
Do your future self a favor and write good commit messages! Rachel shares three rules to follow.
Andrew explains the many benefits of contributing to OSS and provides a detailed approach to contributing.
Brandon shares their book "How To Get Any Job You Want," in its entirety in this post. This is a long guide on how to approach the job application process -- a good read for anyone looking to level up.
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!
Does front-end development as a we know it still exist; or has the role evolved into something we no longer recognise? As with evolution in nature, the evolution of "front-end" has resulted in several distinct flavours --- and in my opinion --- an identity crisis.