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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.

I Was Hacked: What I’ve Learned Since

@williambaptist shares their experience getting hacked. All it takes is one small mistake to compromise your entire digital defensive framework, so keep up to date with the latest best practices.

Most Managers Have No Clue What Programmers Actually Do

With all of the layoffs going on, @bytebodger thinks they know where the commonality lies. Too many "dev managers" have little-to-no-clue what software engineers actually do.

The ongoing defense of frontend as a full-time job

It seems to @codepo8 that we've come full circle back to when they started as a web developer and had to sell and explain the concept of a front-end expert as a real, full-time job, 21 years ago.

Combining async requests in the background

If a React component triggers multiple API requests, it can lead to a slowdown in the interface and a significant consumption of server resources.@jennieji presents two approaches to combine these requests: combining by time and combining by count.

Planning a Project from Scratch: The Ultimate Guide for Success 🏆

Are you excited about starting a new project, but not sure where to begin? Don't worry; @jimmymcbride has got you covered! Let's explore a tried-and-tested method for planning a project from scratch!

Why AI will never take your job

AI will not replace people. @polterguy’s take is that people with AI will replace people without AI because it's a "better hammer”. Chainsaws didn’t replace lumberjacks, lumberjacks with chainsaws replaced lumberjacks with felling axes.

How to Succeed in Open Source Without Really Trying (Really)

About 8 years ago, @tigt wrote about an extremely niche improvement to a very specific use of SVGs. It got enough positive feedback that they turned that knowledge into an NPM package.

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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David Fabusuyi

Great articles. Congratulations to everyone of them🎉

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Erin Bensinger

Awesome week for great writing on DEV! Congrats everyone 👏🏻

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Femi Akinyemi

Nice articles! Congratulations to everyone

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Abishek Haththakage

Great articles.

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Mehdi Baneshi

Very useful , Thanks for gathering awesome ones