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Top 7 Featured DEV Posts of the Week

Welcome to our weekly roundup of top articles that are as insightful as they are enjoyable! We've handpicked seven gems from the community that cover a range of topics, from Git guides to JavaScript adventures and everything in between. Now is the prefect time to take a break and hydrate with your favorite beverage while you read up on the best of DEV. β˜•οΈπŸ•’ Let's get to it, shall we?

At some point, most devs are going to have to learn Git. While there are not shortage of resouces, many can be quite stiff and/or don't take the time to walk you through the fundamentals. @jakepage91's guide is just the opposite; filled with analogies, visuals, and a super helpful cheatsheet, this might be the guide that makes Git click for you.

@anishamalde takes us on a journey through React's generational evolution, blending humor, insights, and unsolicited coding wisdom in their ode to the New Gen of React Devs. Buckle up for a witty ride as they navigate the "Class Component Generation" and the intriguing shifts in React development paradigms.

Get ready for a playful poke at AI's impact on our intellectual adventures by @mikeyoung44. Discover the "knowledge collapse," where AI could turn us into cookie-cutter clones, locked in a loop of mainstream ideas. πŸ€–πŸ’” But fret not: even in the AI era, a little weirdness goes a long way toward keeping creativity alive. πŸ˜…

@moozzyk shares the scoop on how JavaScript, Raspberry Pi, and Docker sailed them straight to their dream boat. This article merges tech savvy with maritime adventure, highlighting innovative solutions in boat buying through programming. Dive into real-world problem-solving and gain insights into software development, all within a unique blend of nautical and coding worlds.

In a world of fleeting frameworks and evolving methodologies, @phukon brings a refreshing perspective: the embrace of patterns over the constant chase for new tech. Their spotlight shines on "Effect," a TypeScript paradigm challenging the norm with colored functions, typesafe errors, newtypes, and elegant dependency injection, paving the way for robust, pattern-driven coding.

Having difficulties wrapping your head around responsive design? @jaredcodes has got you covered with this thorough walkthrough of seven must-know CSS concepts that will allow you to achieve almost any responsive design.

Smart choices can save you a world of headache. @samuelfaure walks us through how to think like a pragmatic software developer without exhausting ourselves or breaking our brains.

And that's a wrap on this week's top articles! Stay tuned for more great content from the DEV community, and remember to keep learning, exploring, and sharing your own knowledge. Happy coding!

PS: this week's top articles, plus discussions, updates, and more will be featured in our weekly DEV Community newsletter, landing in your inbox every Tuesday. Don't miss out – make sure you’re opted in! πŸŒŸπŸ“©

Top comments (12)

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Erin A Olinick

Congrats to our new Top 7 authors: @jakepage91, @mikeyoung44, @moozzyk, @phukon, @jaredcodes! And props to repeat contributors @anishamalde and @samuelfaure for keeping the content fire burning. πŸ”₯πŸ‘

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wow.. never thought my post would get so much traction. β™₯ thanks!

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Anisha Malde

Wow thank-you so very much!

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Sukhpinder Singh

Congratulations everyone..!!

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Michael Tharrington

Woooohooo! Another awesome list of authors and posts. Good stuff everybody! πŸ™Œ

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Anita Olsen*Β°β€’.β˜†

Congratulations everyone! Well done! ✨

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Spandan Sehgal

Congratulations 🎊 authors

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Tung Leo

Congratulations everyone! Hopefully I could archive this someday

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sahra πŸ’«

Congratulations to everyone who made it to this week's listπŸ’₯πŸ‘ Awesome contents

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Vijay Venkatasubramani

I have already read most of them! Very helpful indeed.

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Jake Page

This is so cool! Thanks so much for the shout-out πŸ™

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Big congratulations! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸŒŸ