Every Tuesday 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.
Starting a family while maintaining a tech career
In this post, @rinaarts writes about how to approach the tightrope act of being pregnant/having a family as a software developer. Whether this applies to you or not, it's an important and fascinating read.
The floor is lava: a realistic approach to work-life balance
rinaarts ・ Mar 30 '22 ・ 5 min read
Writing PRs your coworkers will appreciate
Improving code reviews not only helps you, it helps others to help you too. @peterlunch describes the main benefits you get from writing better PRs.
The Fundamentals to Identity Access Management
You might have heard of IAMs in cloud-native environments. What does such a system do though? @perigk explains the main concepts behind this massive software family, having the busy engineer in mind.
The IAM introduction I wish I had
Periklis Gkolias ・ Mar 29 '22 ・ 5 min read
Make your site faster by optimizing LCP
Largest Contentful Paint, or LCP, is a measurement of how fast your pages load. It can be hard to optimize without a bit of guidance, so @steve8708 shares some tips to help you out!
How to optimize your LCP (with visuals!)
Steve Sewell ・ Mar 29 '22 ・ 3 min read
Make your GitHub repo inviting to Others
@tonyasims gives a great into to what Deepgram's speech-recognition technology can help you do. If you're participating in the Deepgram Hackathon here on DEV, this tutorial is particularly enlightening
Speech Recognition to Monitor Script Compliance in Python
Tonya Sims for Deepgram ・ Mar 31 '22 ・ 7 min read
Building an Anime Search App with TypeSense
For @pramit_marattha, the goal of this article was to create an instant search type application. Instant search, also known as "search as you type," means that whenever you type something, the results appear instantly, providing a quick user experience. Using the tech from Typesense, they were able to build an anime search app.
Anime search app built using Reactjs and Typesense
Pramit Marattha for Aviyel Inc ・ Mar 31 '22 ・ 25 min read
What someone without a degree would want you to know
If we were to sum up @heyjtk's article with a quote, it would be this one:
"I truly believe that if CS grads are coming out slightly ahead, it is a function of the degree having a longer duration and nothing else."
This is a must-read full of powerful ideas to keep in mind about others' experience and path to software development
What everyone's getting wrong about bootcamps vs degrees
JTK ・ Apr 3 '22 ・ 31 min read
That's it for our weekly Top 7 for this Tuesday! Keep an eye on dev.to this week for daily content and discussions...and be sure to keep an eye on this series in the future. You might just be in it!
Top comments (3)
Congrats @rinaarts, @peterlunch, @perigk, @steve8708, @tonyasims, @pramit_marattha, & @heyjtk!
Amazing thank you
Aw thank you so much! Super honored by the inclusion