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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. in your Terminal

Documentation is a crucial part of being a developer, so make docs accessible with a little tool called rdme. @sourishkrout will show you how to be able to read files in your console.

The Console for Beginners

The console really is your best friend while programming. Here, @chucks1093 shares some of the best console tips and commands in order to get the most out of your time.

Writing Tests with Jest

@arifintahu will show you how to start writing unit tests using Jest, a JavaScript testing Framework, specifically for a Sequelize and TypeScript project.

Lessons Were Learned

It's always valuable when a dev looks back on when they first started and reflects on what they wish they knew at the time. @maddy did just that and shared those reflections here. Lucky us!

On Developing Your Problem-Solving

Strong problem solving skills are essential for a successful career in software development. Here are some tips for practicing those skills from @nathan20!

TypeScript doesn’t validate types?

There are a lot of misconceptions out there about how TypeScript works. Here, @syeo66 tries to bust those myths.

A11y Test Results

@eevajonnapanula did some quick accessibility tests for different documentation tools and shared her findings in this post. Check it out!

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 (10)

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Gracie Gregory (she/her)
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Thank you! 💖

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Miftahul Arifin

Woww thanks 😃

maddy profile image

Wooow! I feel honoured, thank you! ❣️

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Red Ochsenbein (he/him)

Thanks. 😊

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Andrew Baisden

Cool articles well done all!

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wouhhh nice !

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Anthony Smith

Great articles!

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Bobby Iliev

Well done everyone!