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.
Enable GitSign Today
The recent PyPI phishing attacks have compromised several Python library maintainers and their packages. This incident encouraged @erikaheidi to write this post about a simple task you can do as an open source maintainer or contributor to ensure your code is coming from the right place.
Enable Gitsign Today and Start Signing your Commits
Erika Heidi ・ Aug 25 '22 ・ 6 min read
Bye Bye Heroku
Heroku is saying goodbye to their free product plans! Here, @lorenzojkrl speculates on what might change because of this.
5 Refreshing Projects
Lots of projects nowadays seem stale or are only for beginners. @wadecodez shares some ideas for some more intermediate projects.
5 Refreshing Project Ideas for Web Devs
Wade Zimmerman ・ Aug 24 '22 ・ 2 min read
Side projects: what, why, how
In this post, @maurerkrisztian explores the value of side projects. If you've been thinking of starting a project outside of your school program or job, this one goes out to you!
Do you need side projects?
Maurer Krisztián ・ Aug 29 '22 ・ 3 min read
20 tips learned in 10 years
Here are some tips that @ondrejsevcik learned in their 10 years of development. Try to implement a few into your career!
20 principles I learned from 10 years of developing software
Ondrej Sevcik ・ Aug 25 '22 ・ 2 min read
Why your site should be under 14kb
It isn’t surprising that having a smaller website means it loads faster. What you might not know is that a 14kb page will load faster than a 15kb page, while a 15kb page won’t load significantly faster than a 16kb one. @shadowfaxrodeo will explain why.
Why your website should be under 14kb in size
Nathaniel ・ Aug 25 '22 ・ 7 min read
SEO Tools to Grow your Site
If your site isn’t optimized for search engines, it’ll be harder to find and reduce the usability of your site. Here are some tools that @irreverentmike uses to grow a site.
SEO tools I used to grow my sites to 20k+ visitors/month
Mike Bifulco ・ Aug 22 '22 ・ 7 min read
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!
Top comments (3)
Great work @erikaheidi, @lorenzojkrl, @wadecodez, @maurerkrisztian, @ondrejsevcik, @shadowfaxrodeo, & @irreverentmike!!
Hey, thanks for the shout out!
Congrats everyone and well done!
Ps thanks for including me in the weekly newsletter 🥳