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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.

Seeing the forest for the (Abstract Syntax) Trees

@aruna helps us get beyond a cursory understanding of Abstract Syntax Trees (AST) in this post

The benefits and risks of contract development

If you're interested in working as a contract developer @hrishio has made a pretty strong case for it.

Shedding some light on developer relations engineering

@josefine asked the questions we've all had about DevRel in this interview.

Rebuilding a blog

@abbeyperini is back with a new installment of their series about accessibility auditing their portfolio site. In this post, they explore their blog page. Don't miss the final installment, coming up soon!

A most welcome brain massage

@mustapha created a stunningly relaxing animation that I guarantee you won't regret taking a peek at.

Kickstart your next personal project

@unclebigbay walks us through setting up a Node.js backend project, connecting it to a database, writing your backend CRUD logic, and testing it using Hoppscotch. This thorough tutorial will help you kickstart your personal project and apply it in any backend project.

"You are not alone, and you are loved"

"We are not alone, not in the greatest chaos, nor in the most thorough systems of order we could imagine. Alone we will fail, but together we can achieve so much more, and that's a lesson I wish I had learned much earlier in my life."
-@baweaver ❤️

That's it for our weekly wrap up! Keep an eye on dev.to this week for daily content and discussions...and if you miss anything, we'll be sure to recap it next Tuesday!

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Unclebigbay • Edited on

Thanks for featuring my article, I hope this helps a lot of people who want to begin their journey in backend development.

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Hrishi Mittal

Thanks for featuring me, Gracie!

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Abbey Perini

Thank you!

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Mustapha Aouas

Thank you 🙏🔥

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aruna-x

Thanks so much 😄 This made my day!

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Nick Taylor

A T-Rex saying Yeah!

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Josefine Schfr

Thanks so much for featuring us, Gracie! :)