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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 Thank your Project Sponsors

Slowly but surely, people are starting to acknowledge the significance of compensation in open source. Here, @blackgirlbytes provides a guide on giving back to those who have contributed to your GitHub repo.

Please Remove that Folder

Directory browsing is disabled by default, which is basic security. However, many files in the .git/ folder could be accessible, putting you at risk. @jmau111 provides a guide on tying up these cybersecurity loose-ends.

APIs — what, why, how

If you've read and re-read a bunch of resources about APIs but the concepts still don't feel clear, this article by @sahilfruitwala is a great read for you!

Getting past Tech Interviews

Over the last four years, @adityatyagi came up with a little framework that has helped get into multiple roles in various tech companies. Here are your five steps to technical interviews!

Take a Look at TypeScript!

In this article, @omerwow takes a look at some of the key features of TypeScript and how they can help you write better code.

Your Missing Intro to React

@khansa wrote this article for those who are curious about why people use React. Why does React function the way that it does? Here’s your introduction!

5 Things I Wish I Knew

Writing quality code is harder and takes more time, but trust me, it's a good investment. Here are five rules from @dcichorski that you can follow while writing code that will improve its quality and take you a step closer to clean code mastery.

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 (11)

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Rizèl Scarlett

Thank you!!!

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Nick Taylor

Great work everyone!
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Guilherme Thomas

All great posts and kudos to all the discussions on them. Particulary Please remove that .git folder with examples.

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Omer Elbaz

Thank you!!👌🏻

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Bobby Iliev

Great posts! Well done everyone!

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Aditya Tyagi

Thank you so much!

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Dariusz Cichorski

Thank you! 🔥

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Well deserved!

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Chris Jarvis

Great information here!