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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.

11 Tips to Improve your TypeScript

Learning Typescript is often a quest of rediscovery. Your initial impression can be pretty deceptive, so take these tips from @ymc9 along with you on your journey

Difficulty in Scaling Websockets

Websockets are an important part of the web, and they need more recognition in the software development world. Find out what makes websockets unique with @nooptoday.

React’s New Documentation

From basic to advanced topics, these docs cover everything you need to learn how to use the best of modern React to create user interfaces. Explore React’s new documentation with @diogorodrigues as they highlight some of its key advantages.

Hello React, Goodbye useEffect

In this article, @imbios will show you how to use React to replace useEffect in most cases. Find out why you should ditch useEffect for features that will make your code cleaner and easier to maintain.

API Tester Mobile App

Backend developers can test APIs with one of many popular tools; however, none of these manage to handle API testing through an easy-to-use mobile app. Check out what the API Tester Mobile App from @mariamarsh can do for you.

Free and Open-Source Resume Builder

Free and accessible resume builders can be hard to find, so check out this open source resume builder highlighted by @cppshane!

Billions of unnecessary files in GitHub

Some files don’t need to be in GitHub, either because they can be generated later or because they’re easily accessible in other places. To that effect, @szabgab shows us how .gitignore can be a useful tool to keep track of your repositories.

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 (6)

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Diona Rodrigues

Hey, thanks a milion for including my article in this list! ツ
I also really liked the use of the neutral pronoun. ♥

ymc9 profile image

Thank you for keeping this going during the holidays. Glad to be on the list right before the year ends 🎉

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Michael Tharrington • Edited

Lotsa great articles in this roundup! Congrats y'all. 👏

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Thanks for including my article!

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Gabor Szabo

Thank you for mentioning my post. That was a nice surprise and a substantial increase in the number of readers.

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Chris Jarvis

I missed most of these due to holiday and weather. Thanks for making the list.