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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.

Crafting Songs with ChatGPT and Sonic Pi: A Creative Collaboration

With the advances in artificial intelligence, songwriting is evolving. @philipjohnbasile explains how to use ChatGPT and Sonic Pi to craft unique songs that resonate with your creative spirit.

HTMX is the Future

HTMX allows you to design pages that fetch fragments of HTML from your server to update the user's page as needed without the annoying full-page load refresh. Learn more about HTMX with @quii!

How I Reduced Docker Image Size from 1.43 GB to 22.4 MB

@mohammadfaisal was able to reduce their Docker Image Size by optimizing the Dockerfile, using a lightweight distribution, and removing unnecessary files and dependencies. Check out the full journey here!

How to Configure Path Aliases in Frontend Projects in the Native Way

Path aliases are a way to simplify the imports of modules or files in a project by giving them a shorter, more convenient name. @nodge discusses the native way to configure these aliases in frontend projects.

The Cost of Convenience

Maybe it's the latest trending tool, maybe it's a tool you cherish, but developers just love to take shortcuts. In this post, @thepassle encourages developers to consider the hidden costs of convenience in their development practices. Maintaining a GitHub Repository - What Have I Learned in 7 Years?

@aurelievache’s experience of maintaining a GitHub repository of ongoing tech conferences taught them the importance of clear documentation, community engagement, and a clear purpose and vision.

Beyond Content Creation: How Open Source Contributions Can Help You Get Noticed

What if instead of spending hours a week creating content, you spent that time working on contributing to open source? @bekahhw discusses how contributing to open-source projects can help you get noticed as a developer beyond your content creation.

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 (5)

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Chris Jarvis

Congratulations to all the authors! Well done.

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Femi Akinyemi

Congratulations everyone

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Erin Bensinger

This week's #DEVDiscuss is based on @quii's post about HTMX!

Join the conversation ⤵️

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Robert Martin

Congratulations everyone. Thanks for sharing such awesome posts

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Michael Tharrington

Congrats y'all! Some awesome posts in here. 🙌