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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.

How to Get Your First Job as a Self-Taught Programmer

The mantra of “write more code” is accurate as the best way to learn to code and get a job, but can be difficult to translate into actual experience. Here’s some more direct and actionable advice that expands on @bytebodger’s original point.

Git Fundamentals, a Complete Guide

If you already work with Git but are still a bit confused about what you’re doing, then this post is for you. @leandronsp wrote this complete guide to Git fundamentals with comprehensive tips to learn the internal mechanics.

What is the Future of AI?

Admittedly, artificial intelligence is shaping humanity's future in nearly every industry. It is already the primary driver of emerging technologies and will likely remain a technological innovator for the foreseeable future. Explore more about what AI means for our future with @brownrita460.

Everything You Need to Know About the Updated React Docs

After years of hard work and refinement, the former React Docs Beta have been promoted to official React documentation! With that, the original docs have been downgraded to legacy, although they are still accessible. @kathryngrayson goes through the most important changes here.

Advice from a Software Engineer with 8 Years of Experience

@ruizb is a software developer with over 8 years of experience. This blog post comes with some self-reflection both on the things they wish they had done earlier, as well as what they could have done differently.

JavaScript for Beginners: Data Structures

Data structures are an important topic in software development and they can be tricky to understand at first @catherineisonline goes through the common data structures in JavaScript and tries to explain them simply.

Cryptographically protecting your SPA

Recently, @matpk’s app was put through a pentest. It was the first time their system was put through such a procedure, so this post covers the issues found along with the solutions discussed.

That's it for our weekly Top 7 for this Tuesday! Keep an eye on 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 (7)

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Ekaterine Mitagvaria

I hope to keep providing more helpful posts for the community 🙌🏻

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Jon Randy 🎖️ • Edited

And blocking users who correct mistakes in your posts to try and help you out? 🙂

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Ekaterine Mitagvaria

Maybe I am a beginner developer but I was not born yesterday. Before you correct "mistakes" you also need to read the post properly 🙂

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Jon Randy 🎖️ • Edited

I did, you appear to have misunderstood my comments. I just re-read them, and the article - they are valid.

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Andy Piper

Great posts here, thanks everyone for sharing!

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Great! A lot of cool stuff.

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Rita Brown

Thanks for mentioning!

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