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Top 7 Featured DEV Posts from the Past Week

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.

Svelte, the web framework you need to try in 2022

Svelte was one of the most popular web frameworks in 2021. What makes it popular and why is it so loved by developers? @emmanuilsb has the answers, along with a quickstart Svelte guide for your next web project.

Closures, Simplified

As @am20dipi says "closures are an undeniably necessary concept in order to understand your code and JavaScript as a whole." Color me convinced to read on!

Top Techniques for Tackling Technical Debt

Technical debt refers to a rushed development process or a lack of shared knowledge among team members. In many cases, it’s just a normal, inevitable part of software development. The best time to start solving technical debt is right now, so here are three strategies from @alexomeyer !

The Ins and Outs of Streamed HTML

The goal from last time: reuse their existing APIs in a demo of the fastest possible version of their ecommerce website… and keep it under 20 kilobytes. Unfortunately, MPA led to a clunky and slow feel. @tigt finds a solution in the form of streamed HTML!

How I quit my job to make web apps

Many of his projects failed but two became successful in the long term. What was it like for @ruurtjan to quit their job and focus entirely on those products? Find out his plan for future growth and more!

Explain Like I’m Five: Micro Frontends

When it comes to micro frontends, it’s been a longer process to acceptance, but we’ve fully embraced all the positive possibilities they bring. @richkurtzman explains the multitude of miniature pieces of a website’s front end that come together to give it all the functionality, customization, and power needed.

How to write the perfect README

The README should establish some context for the developer. What is this repo? What does it do? What purpose does this repo serve? @thawkin3 provides the best strategies for making your README clear and legible.

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!

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Gracie Gregory (she/her)
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Rich Kurtzman

Thank you for mentioning the piece!

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Tyler Hawkins

Good stuff! Thanks for the shoutout.

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SVGator

Read them all! Thanks for sharing

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Bobby Iliev

This is awesome! Well done everyone!

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Adriana DiPietro

Thank you!!

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Francisco Zapata

Great!
Why don't also publish the top "Top 7 Featured DEV Posts in Spanish from the Past Week" ?
Just an idea... 😉