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What was your win this week?

Gracie Gregory (she/her)
Content Manager @ DEV. "You know what this sentence needs? An Em dash!" - Me to Me
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Happy Friday!

Looking back on your week โ€” what was something you're proud of?

All wins count โ€” big or small ๐ŸŽ‰

Examples of 'wins' include:

  • Starting a new project
  • Landing a new job
  • Enjoying the sun/snow/rain (I'm from Portland, Oregon; enjoying the rain is actually something we do here ๐Ÿ˜†) ... or whatever else might spark joy โค๏ธ

Celebrate those wins!

Not a cat
Sounds just like something a cat pretending to be a lawyer would say... ๐Ÿค”

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Rita Correia

I finally managed to change careers and landed my first role in tech as a Frontend Engineer!!! Canโ€™t quite believe it ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ

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Gracie Gregory (she/her) Author

Yayyyyy! Major congrats to you!

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Rita Correia

Thank you Gracie!!๐Ÿ’–

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Lee Wynne

You should defo write a post, amazing achievement

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Rita Correia

Will do - thank you!

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Peter Witham

Massive congrats!

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Rita Correia

Thank you Peter!

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Mark Okoh

That's huge! Well done!

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Rita Correia

Thanks Mark!

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Atul Prajapati

You can do anything, make your new Goals.. you can also achieve that.

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Rita Correia

Yes definitely!

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josiaheakle

I just landed a job as a full-stack developer after a year of learning and practicing.
I have my second child due soon so the timing couldn't be any better! I get to work remote doing what I love, living the dream.

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arvindsridharan

Please point me to resources you referred to. I want to switch from sales to development. I have degree in commerce.

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josiaheakle

The Odin Project - basically a free path into full stack development. I would recommend trying to spend 2 hours everyday, build as many projects as possible, and constantly be learning (you shouldn't have a choice anyway).
theodinproject.com/users/sign_in

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arvindsridharan

Josi. Thank you so much. I will reach out to you if I have any doubts. By the way what web technologies have you mastered.

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josiaheakle

I wouldn't say that I have mastered any as I have only been working a year and I haven't had a day where I don't learn something new. But, I can build something pretty well with React, Node, WordPress, and php.
This is the result of working for at least 2 hours every single day after deciding to start.

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arvindsridharan

Javascript is so vast. Trying to get the basics

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Peter Witham

Congratulations on all counts!

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Atul Prajapati

Wow, dream comes true ๐Ÿ˜Œ๐Ÿ’–

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Rita Correia

Congratulations!!! What an achievement, and so good that itโ€™s remote

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Matt Curcio

Just today! I got my elderly parents a Covid-19 shot appointment for Next Week! Phew!

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Gracie Gregory (she/her) Author

Aww I'm so happy to hear that. A win indeed. Wishing you and your family continued health and safety!

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Matt Curcio

Thank you, Gracie ;))

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Tulio Calil
  • I finish a open source app that help dev.to authors to create summary from they posts and generate a markdown code to copy and paste it! summaryze-dev.vercel.app/ ๐Ÿ˜‡
  • I have my first PR to forem accepted and received a new badge ๐Ÿ˜€
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Atul Prajapati

Hey tulio, thanks bro. Thanks for sharing ๐Ÿ’

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Alex Georgiev

I managed to get 1000 views on my first three blog posts here on Dev!

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Atul Prajapati

Keep going ๐Ÿ”ฅ

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raddevus • Edited

Successfully deployed Password Generator App (C'YaPass) to the Windows Store : microsoft.com/en-us/p/cyapass/9pfd...
It's 100% FREE and will be forever. It's also FOSS under the MIT license.
See all source at : github.com/raddevus/CYaPass-Electron
CYaPass
Generates super strong passwords and manages them. Your passwords are never stored, they are generated from your SiteKey and drawn pattern.
Once you try it, you'll never want to type a password again. ๐Ÿค“๐Ÿค“๐Ÿค“

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Matthieu Cneude

I wanted to do it since I was 10 years old, so it's a MASSIVE win for me this week:

I've released my first book!

I'm so proud and grateful, I had a lot of support from everywhere and everybody seems to like it. That's crazy! I thought three people would be interested by that... and then ask for a refund ๐Ÿคฃ

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Sundeep

Published my ebook titled 100 Page Python Intro. There are many books for complete newbies to programming, but very few for those already familiar with basics and looking for a quick guide. So I wrote one and learned a lot in the process.

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Elizabeth

I finally released my multiplayer tetris game

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goyder • Edited

I just uploaded the last article in my series about running machine learning in Python 1.6 on a NeXT computer emulator:

What's really exciting about this is that it's a side project that I've actually finished!

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Bobby Iliev

I've got almost 100 new subscribers on YouTube and I'm almost at 500 now ๐ŸŽ‰

youtube.com/channel/UCQWmdHTeAO0Uv...

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Mark Okoh

Well done. YouTube is hard!

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Bobby Iliev

Thank you! Appreciate that ๐Ÿ™Œ

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timsar2

I found a way to make ionic virtual scroll support multi columns and shared my experience in dev.to:

dev.to/timsar2/how-ionic-virtual-s...

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Christian Falucho

In the process of building an android app for class. My idea is to build an app to help with COVID-19 vaccination for my university. In other words, its a new project that I am excited to build.

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Ilias Trichopoulos

Landed my first freelance gig! I am currently building a site with Gatsby and my client is very happy with the progress of the first 2 days :D

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Karla Dampilag

I finished my second blog post here on dev.to ๐Ÿค— dev.to/karladampilag/a-programmer-...

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Alba Silvente ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿผ

I made my first livestream ever in English ๐Ÿฅณ
In the JamesQQuick Twitch channel twitch.tv/jamesqquick/v/911182116

It was a huge challenge for me, but I'm so proud I have been able to do it ๐Ÿš€

Sharing my knowledge with you all is helping me also to learn new languages ๐Ÿค—

PS: My native language is Spanish ๐Ÿ˜… One year ago I didn't be able to have a 10 minutes conversation ๐Ÿ‘€

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Roger Zanoni

Started my new job last week and started working on a cool project this week \o/
I'm finally back working on foss after a long time :)

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Devansh Soni
  • Published my first Python package resumify
  • Successfully deployed Resumity, a web application for creating basic resumes.
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Catriel Lopez

After almost two months looking, I got hired! Landed my first job as a developer, working remote for a telecom company

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Anguram Shanmugam

Finished React with Hooks heading on to Redux.

But it's kinda lurky that I would forget the concepts If don't apply it in routine. So, You know what doing baby proj's ๐Ÿค“ it's working..!

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Luke Westby

I think I finally came to understand the Rust borrow checker

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Dennis Quesada Cruz

Excited to launch the Adopta en Cuba platform, to post ads for pets availables for adoption, it is my first online app and although it has a long way to go I am very satisfied!
adoptapetcuba.com

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Edydeyemi

I completed my last requirements towards earning a PostGraduate Diploma in IT Management

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Dendi Handian

I failed to win 16-streak badge ๐Ÿ˜ญ

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femolacaster

Cracked new jokes.

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Bernard Baker

I started onboarding a new developer. We pair program for an hour before lunch and had our first retro.

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Charanjit Chana • Edited

Got serious about moving my personal websites to a new server. 3/4 done, just one more to go ๐Ÿ’ช

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Mark Okoh

Did my first video for my YouTube channel: Take Coding

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Peter Witham

I finally beat a silly thing, a ForEach loop in a SwiftUI layout using a data source at runtime. Sounds simple, it should be, unless it isn't :)

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Jon Kantner

A WP plugin I built for a client had worked successfully for real after much testing and debugging. And the Super Bowl is what it was mainly used for.

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DevLorenzo

7k total views here on dev.to. Wow!