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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.

Why I Quit a $450,000 Engineering Job at Netflix

When @_michaellin quit their $450k job at Netflix, everyone assumed the worst. Read on to find out how 8 months later, they knew this was the right decision.

6 Approaches for Data Fetching in React

Data fetching is a core facet of any React app. There are a few different approaches that developers should be aware of, so @char_carr_dev breaks down six of the most common methods.

7 Free Public APIs you Will Love as a Developer 💖

Here are a number of free APIs curated by @ruppysuppy. Using these APIs can be a great way for a beginner to get started quickly with a hands-on project.

Understanding Color and Accessibility

When it comes to making your applications accessible, the colors that you choose play a huge role. Let’s take a look at all of the ways you can optimize your color choices to be as accessible as possible with @kathryngrayson.

A Step-by-Step Guide to Continuous Integration for Your Node.js Application

Are you looking for an easier way to manage your software development process? If so, a continuous integration pipeline may be your solution! Let’s explore what a CI pipeline is and how it can help your workflow with @pavanbelagatti.

I Challenged Myself to Read Every Day, and it Changed my Life 📚

Challenging yourself to read each day can help you solidify what you’ve learned throughout the day, improve your sleep, and help you feel overall happier. @derlin shares her journey and some tips to make the habit of reading last.

Multi-Threaded React App Using useWorker

Javascript is a single-threaded language. So, if we do any expensive task, It will block UI interaction and ruin the user experience. To work around this issue, we have Web Workers. Learn more about WebWorkers and how it works with @nilanth.

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!

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Michael Tharrington

Big ups to all our featured authors of the week: @_michaellin, @char_carr_dev, @ruppysuppy, @kathryngrayson, @pavanbelagatti, @derlin, & @nilanth.

Thanks so much for sharing these awesome posts with us! 🙌

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Temani Afif

I don't know where it's a good place to report a potential bug but I noticed that some posts have wrong "reaction calculation". If you check the top posts: you can see that the order is correct but the numbers are wrong.

For some posts, only the likes are counted (the favorites are ignored)

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Michael Tharrington

Thanks very much for pointing this out, Temani!

I'd bet it has to due with caching... 🤔 anywho, I'll file a bug report in our repo and give you a mention there.

Thanks again!

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Temani Afif

Ah, so there is a github repo for bugs. Didn't find it. I can fill the bug if you want ;)

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Michael Tharrington

Oh no worries, I just wrote it up here!

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jmau111⭐⭐⭐ • Edited

I can understand the concern for such legendary series with thousands of likes. However, is a bookmark the equivalent of a like?

IMHO, it's not.

Ironically, I believed this change was intentional and found it appropriate. Unlike other platforms like GitHub, users can bookmark something without sending the wrong signal.

If they give both, then it's a like.

Don't get me wrong. I'm pretty sure most bookmarks mean a like in the end, but some just aren't.

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Chris Greening

Great work everyone!!!

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Pavan Belagatti

Thanks for the shout out! This appreciation keeps me motivated to write my next article:) Always like the love and support this dev community showers on my articles.

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Lotfi Jebali

Good job everyone

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Congrats everyone