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Gracie Gregory (she/her) for The DEV Team

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What was your win this week?

Hey there!

Looking back on this past week, what was something you were proud of accomplishing?

All wins count — big or small 🎉

Examples of 'wins' include:

  • Starting a new project
  • Fixing a tricky bug
  • Discovering a great new musical artist... or whatever else might spark joy ❤️

Congrats on your wins — let's take a collective victory lap!

Kool & the Gang singing "Celebrate"

Discussion (38)

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Alvaro Montoro

Our team finished second in the corporate hackathon, and we got to present our idea to the CEO (win #1). During the presentation, I made a joke related to the CEO and didn't get fired for it (win #2)... at least, not yet 😋

Next year, we'll go for the overall win 😊

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Bhupesh Varshney 👾

What's the joke though:)

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Alvaro Montoro

It was something silly about how he would like if he had a handlebar mustache. More meant to catch his attention than to be funny 😳

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Tell us the joke ;)

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Alvaro Montoro

It was something silly about how he would like if he had a handlebar mustache. More meant to catch his attention than to be funny... but it worked :)

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  • This week was monotonous.
  • Spent literally 30 hours trying to convert all of the old PHP code of my app to secure and new code.
  • Deleted more than half of my server's files since they were outdated and pretty much useless XD
  • Although, the end results are satisfying. There are soooo many changes to my GitHub repository since my last commit.

And, guess what....
My app finally hit 400 users!

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Nick Frostbutter

It is always so satisfying when you make those sorts of updates! Pay off that technical debt buddy :) I actually just finished the same goal with my personal website this week

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Here are the things I've managed to do:

  • company homepage has most of the skeleton layout done (only missing styling and functionality).
  • I connected the AWS SES, Lambda, and API Gateway services together (only needs to connect to the frontend now).
  • I studied Typescript for a few days in the week.
  • continued to network and expand my connections.
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Mukund Raghav Sharma (Moko)
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Bobby Iliev

I've submitted my DEV + GitHub Hackathon project 🥳

And also I have been learning more about streaming data with Materialize and I've also been playing around with AdonisJS which is a great Node.js freamework!

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jordaneaster • Edited on

I finally made a middlewear block component for my gatsby project to give the client full functionality through the cms using graphql fragments. Now all I have to do is add in the sass and hand it off!

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Ingo Steinke

Taking part in a live coding event, learning how to improve testing and actually using more keyboard shortcuts in PhpStorm, and sadly probably one of the last in-person event before another so-called lockdown, as our !civilized && !intelligent && !solidary first-world society failed another time to handle the covid pandemic.

Thanks so much for everyone taking part and for Roland / Never Code Alone for the courage and effort to organize an actual event these days!

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Alex Wentz

I just finished the third phase on Ruby in my coding bootcamp. Starting Rails this coming week, then it'll be time to create my final project. My portfolio is growing, I might have some freelance work starting soon, and I'm starting to actually feel like a real programmer!

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Prafulla Raichurkar

I launched a new side project I've been working on with my friends yesterday

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Tobias Nickel
  1. learn how to add good typescript types to old js library as my old 5 year old node.js orm:

with ts conditional typing and templatestring types.

  1. i found that puppeteer now is less dependent on installed c libraries in linux. now I can use puppeteer in my virtual server at 1&1. these c libraries where are considered desktop libraries, so they are not awailable in the 1&1 ubuntu repo. Thanks to the puppeteer team 👍.

My plan is to use it as webrtc turn server, that is easier to install and with more features than coturn.

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Nick Frostbutter

After taking 2 days to get down and dirty, I converted my entire blog to NuxtJS. I still have lots more work to do to improve the SEO juices (like a sitemap and RSS to get some articles going here on

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Raí B. Toffoletto

Not sure if this is a genuine win or even a legal one... 🤔 but I finally fixed the OpenCore bootloader on my hackintosh that's been broken since may. I'm a Linux guy but I like to flirt with MacOs from time to time.

At work all projects going smoothly and without unexpected bugs. So I guess that's a win too ☺️☺️

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Fatih Küçükkarakurt

Everything was going great this week. I have a project on neural networks with vanilla C99 and it's almost done. I am currently preparing the documentation. I hope to publish it on github as soon as possible. Everything was fine. However, I had to leave the job I was working as a remote copywriter 2 days ago. It will be a difficult time financially. I hope I can find a new remote job

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Offline Programmer

This tweet

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Made a plugin for neovim: fine-cmdline.nvim.

It has more than 3 stars already. I'm famous!

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I made 4 PRs to myself and merged it all 😆

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Thomas Bnt • Edited on

I created a new post on my blog about white and dark themes and prefers-colors-theme on CSS in french language 🇨🇵

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Sergio Turpín

This week I started with many good things!! 🙌

  • I have started my first project with NextJS.
  • An agency has confirmed a concert for me this Friday in Murcia (Spain).
  • Yesterday I went out to run 12 km and today I am worse than bad 😂 but happy to have overcome it.

Happy week for everybody 👋

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🥇 I won a badge for best Java article of the week! 😁
✍🏾 I published an article on my blog.
🫂 I met a dear friend, grabbed a coffee and had an amazing chat together.
🎁 I won a gift box.

Can't complain about this week. 💗

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Gracie Gregory (she/her) Author

Wow this sounds like the perfect week!

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Vaibhav Khulbe

Managed to read and clear out around 30 mails yesterday in 20 mins :)

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This ribbon curl animation:

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Jérémie Astor

learning helgrind.
Almost made clear the async parts of my language 😄

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Visakh Vijayan

I finally admit that mongoose is equally powerful as mongodb aggregations. I started using refPath :D

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Managed to reduce a loading time of a page from 13s to 0.8s.

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All my online/offline class stuff is getting sorted out slowly, so i can get back to coding and content creation again. 🥳

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Restoring my OS, data, codes, plus must of my work & productivity tools after an end kernel panic indecent

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Made a Node.js login/signup backend in less than an hour. I'm literally jumping in joy right now!

Super happy

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So, I got ghosted by someone (quite famous) after I told them my charges for freelance technical writing and it's okay!

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Amal Shaji

Rewrote my website in sveltekit and deployed to cloudflare pages. Here's the link:

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Peter Witham

I don't think I screwed anything up, yay!

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Matt Eland • Edited on

I edited and published my first two more involved and professional videos on my data science channel. redirects there for those curious.