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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.

The Recursion Explanation I Wish I Had Read As A Self-Taught Developer

Ever wish you could go back in time and teach yourself something? @gustavupp has that feeling about recursion... and though time travel isn't an option, Gus created a beginner-friendly recursion resource for the rest of us.

Is it Time to go Back to the Monolith?

Monolithic architecture has been out of vogue for the past decade, but a lot has changed and the monstrous monoliths of old aren't necessarily a great representation of what this architecture might look like in today's landscape. Here, @codenameone asks if we should give the monolith another chance.

Aplicando o Learn In Public na Vida Real

@beatrizoliveira compartilha sua experiΓͺncia com o Learn in Public, como isso os ajudou a aprender a codificar e trouxe novas oportunidades.

Hide/Show Password in React

These days, users expect the ability to show/hide passwords when logging in or creating an account. If you're hoping to implement this in React, @annaqharder has you covered with this helpful tutorial.

I'm Autistic and There's Something I Want to Do With It

In this enlightening and encouraging post, @valeriavg talks through her personal experience with autism, how autism presents differently in different folks, and her nascent plans to help neurodivergent people by creating en-di.

How the Web Works: Understanding the Architecture of the Web

Have you ever stopped to wonder about the technology and processes that make the web possible? @thefaisal has and they've got loads of awesome hand-drawn diagrams to help show us all the ins and outs.

Rust's Most Unique Memory Management Features Explained - Ownership and Borrowing

Learn what makes Rust's memory management system unique in this fantastic explainer courtesy of @brianschnee.

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 (14)

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Michael Tharrington • Edited

Bigs up πŸ˜… Big ups to this week's featured authors: @gustavupp, @codenameone, @beatrizoliveira, @annaqharder, @valeriavg, @thefaisal, & @brianschnee.

Y'all all rock! 🎸

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Thank you so much!

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Brian Schnee

Thank you for including me!

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Gus Pear 🍐

Wowww how awesome, I am flattered!

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Thank you @michaeltharrington !

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Beatriz Oliveira

Thank you very much for the mention! πŸ’œ

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Chris Greening

Yayyy!! Great work everyone!!

I really enjoyed reading @gustavupp's recursion article earlier this week - havent had a chance to get to the others yet but it looks like I've got my reading list cut out for me 😎

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Gus Pear 🍐

Thanks once again Chris! β™₯

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Chris Greening

Anytime Gus keep up the great work :~)

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Congrats all authors!! πŸŽ‰

gregtim profile image

A good set of articles, in spite of my busy work schedule at, I've tried coming back and going through the suggestions.

Keep it up, congrats authors!!

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Bobby Iliev

Great posts! Well done everyone!

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Calin Baenen

We should feature this totally cool suggestion that is, by technicality, related to what I'm saying now.

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It's great