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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.

There is no cookie cutter approach

... and no shortcut to improve your programming skills says @jenniferfu0811 . Great tips in this post!

Get out of your own way

"Although we are all unique, there are some evergreen items we can all work on in order to get to our desired destination in the most efficient manner" says @tatianacodes . These learnings from their conversations with aspiring developers are really fascinating.

Improving our problem solving as developers

@unitybuddy calls programming a "beautiful art" — and has a handful of great ideas about how you can add to your programming problem solving "palette".

Developer Tools in Microsoft Edge

@codepo8 is a principal product manager for developer tools in Microsoft Edge and shared a talk version of this post back in September. Here's what they encountered while working on the tools, documenting them, and going through user feedback.

The most important C# phases up to version 10.

... according to @mteheran 😊

The unexpected blessing of software development and technical writing

Until the pandemic, @codergirl1991 was a professional classical musician who spent all of my time performing, recording and teaching. Now, they are a software developer and technical writer! Here's how they got here.

Will a job always be a job?

That's the question @heshiebee addresses in this post. Spoiler (opinion): it's important to stay close to your core motivation as a developer, which is creation.

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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Gracie Gregory (she/her) Author

Congrats on these fantastic posts, @jenniferfu0811 , @tatianacodes , @unitybuddy , @codepo8 , @mteheran , @codergirl1991 , & @heshiebee ! 🎉

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Bobby Iliev

Congratulations everyone! Great posts indeed!

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jenniferfu0811

So glad to see that what I wrote is helpful to the dev community!

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Christian Heilmann

Thanks for including mine.

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Nick Taylor

Great work everyone!

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