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What was your win this week?

graciegregory profile image Gracie Gregory (she/her) Updated on ・1 min read


Looking back on your week -- what was something you're proud of?

All wins count β€” big or small πŸŽ‰

Examples of 'wins' include:

  • Learning something new
  • Starting a new project
  • Fixing a tricky bug
  • Cleaning your house...or whatever else that may spark joy πŸ˜„

Happy Friday!

The DEV Team

The team behind this very platform. πŸ˜„


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Had a post hit 3.5k views and get shared by @thepracticaldev on twitter πŸ₯³


Loved this post alongside a bunch of other folks, clearly!! I was actually the one to queue it up on the social feeds :) Keep it up!


Oh nice, thanks so much for sharing :) Keep up the great work as well!


That is very useful postπŸ’―, I read it and saved it for later too.


I developed a tool to generate github profile README with addons like visitors count, github stats, etc in just 1 click πŸ€“

πŸš€ Try the tool: live tool

If you find the tool useful, show some love by giving a ⭐ on github repo

GitHub logo rahuldkjain / github-profile-readme-generator

πŸš€ Generate github profile README easily with latest add-ons like visitors count, github stats, etc using minimal UI.

Github Profile Readme Generator

Github Profile Readme Generator

github-profile-readme-generator licence github-profile-readme-generator forks github-profile-readme-generator stars github-profile-readme-generator issues github-profile-readme-generator pull-requests

Loved the tool? Please consider donating πŸ’Έ to help it improve!

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Tired of editing Github Profile README with new features?

This tool provides an easy way to create github profile readme with latest addons like visitors count, github stats etc.

πŸš€ Try it out: Live demo

🧐 Features

Just fill the details like Name, Tagline, Dev Platforms Username, Current Work, Portfolio, Blog etc. with a minimal UI.

Click on Generate README to get your README in markdown You can preview the README too.

You can add latest addons like visitors count, shields, dev icons, github stats etc to your README in just one click.

Installation Steps

  1. Clone the repository
git clone https://github.com/rahuldkjain/github-profile-readme-generator.git
  1. Change the working directory
cd github-profile-readme-generator
  1. Install dependencies
npm install
  1. Run the app
npm start

🌟 You are all set!

Special Thanks πŸ™‡


Glad you find this useful β™₯️


Cool project. Really liked the idea, i just opened a pr to add the download feature: github.com/rahuldkjain/github-prof...


Merged 🌟. Keep up the good work

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Started my new job as a Junior Software Engineer πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰


We moved repos from /thepracticaldev/dev.to to /forem/forem 🌱

GitHub logo forem / forem

For empowering community 🌱

Forem 🌱

For Empowering Community

ruby version rails version Travis Status for thepracticaldev/dev.to Code Climate maintainability Code Climate test coverage Code Climate technical debt CodeTriage badge Dependabot Badge GitPod badge Netlify badge GitHub code size in bytes GitHub commit activity GitHub issues ready for dev Honeybadger badge Knapsack Pro Parallel CI builds for dev.to

Welcome to the Forem codebase, the platform that powers dev.to. We are so excited to have you. With your help, we can build out Forem’s usability, scalability, and stability to better serve our communities.

What is Forem?

Forem is open source software for building communities. Communities for your peers, customers, fanbases, families, friends, and any other time and space where people need to come together to be part of a collective See our announcement post for a higher level overview of what Forem is.

dev.to (or just DEV) is hosted by Forem. It is a community of software developers who write articles, take part in discussions, and build their professional profiles. We value supportive and constructive dialogue in the pursuit of great code and career growth for all members. The ecosystem spans from beginner to advanced developers, and all are welcome to find their…

For more context on Forem:


Congrats πŸŽ‰, The focus on Open Source and community is amazing.


Made my 1st interview, got selected (backend)
Made my Second Interview, got selected (Full Stack)

Had another Intern Call which I didn't showed interest 😁,

This is great achievement for me As I am 18😁, and currently I have to Start working from 20July😁, so excited😁

These emojis could express my feeling😁..

Thank you😁


Finally got the time to make a new post

Also working on a nice tool to create amazing stats for github it works but I just need to do the caching system.


I created a new portfolio website for myself


I had a lot of fun doing my first live coding pairing session with community member @sophia_wyl . For those interested in future live coding pairings read below.

Aside from that, I think I set a personal record in replying to the community with animated GIFs for this post. 🀣

TGIF folks!


My overall post views on #DEVCommunity crossed 50k this week πŸŽŠπŸŽ‰

This community has given lots of love and support and I hope to continue my journey with more posts.

Post views


Converted a twitter discussion into a blog article which has gone viral with over 2k views. It's crazy because I really did not expect that from this article :-)

Link to the article - dev.to/skaytech/why-do-you-want-to...

In fact, I did see that feature on the main feed section too. I'm curious on the algorithm of how Dev.to promotes certain articles to the feed section. Any information on that would be gladly appreciated.

My heartfelt thanks to the Dev community for providing such a wonderful platform for blogging. I've never enjoyed writing more :-)


I'm SUCH a fan of when DEV members use discussion posts as a jumping off point for full articles. It kind of sums up what DEV is all about to me β€” turning collective opinions/thoughts/debate into useful evergreen content. Way to go and thanks for being PART of this community!


I developed a tool using your service to generate github profile readme in just 1 click πŸ€“

πŸš€ Try the tool: live tool

If you find the tool useful, show some love by giving a ⭐ on github repo

GitHub logo rahuldkjain / github-profile-readme-generator

πŸš€ Generate github profile README easily with latest add-ons like visitors count, github stats, etc using minimal UI.


Cool man, don't forget to attribute the service tho ;)


Because it deserves thisβ™₯️β™₯️. Superb work


The animations here are sooo cool!

I definitely want to find a way to incorporate some svg animation after seeing yours.


SVG Animations are super cool thing to use in any project. You can animate cool stuffs within 10KB. I am using Greensock (GSAP) here for the same.

I recently published a series of animations using gsap. Check it out.


I learned how to use Netlify for deploying some of my projects and learned how to use Eleventy in a basic fashion. That concluded with making this template to contribute to and OSS project.

So now I'm a happy camper πŸ˜„


I have published my very first freeCodeCamp article titled "The Docker Handbook". It's an huge article with enough content to take someone from 0 to 1 in Docker.

Also, I've just redesigned my farhan.info with TailwindCSS. It is a big deal to me as I don't consider myself as that much of a front-end guy.


I very recently started writing here, and my third post did a lot better than I thought. My first post got about 40 views, my second was slightly less at 33. Then I posted my third post and went to bed, I woke up to a couple hundred, and it didn't stop, almost at 2k views now😲


My wife finished her final round of surgery (3) for her gallbladder removal. She has been fighting strong for nearly 2 months, It's great to see her finally getting back on her feet.

I also got the GitHub Arctic Code Vault Contributor badge! It's such an honor to be a part of this history.


I'm so glad your wife is back on her feet, Waylon. My former co-worker/current friend had that surgery and she said the process was really excruciating. Hope you both have some fun this weekend!


I found a great Co-Founder for wickedtemplates.com !!!


Those are some wicked templates


So far, my personal website Tech Up Your Life this month has already beaten my previous record for most monthly pageviews. That was a pretty nice win. I also created a Raspberry Pi podcasting station which I used to record and edit my latest podcast episode and that was quite fun and functional.


That Raspberry Pi podcasting station looks so rad! πŸ”₯


It's pretty sweet! No idea why I hadn't thought of it before. I'm excited for being able to use it on the go with a power bank once social distancing is over.


Felt a lot better physically this week instead of last week! No to getting sick πŸ™…β€β™€οΈ


Last Wednesday I picked up my degree in Software Engineering after 6 years of struggle and hard work. πŸ₯³πŸ₯³πŸ₯³


My last post passed 10k views this week, which is so far beyond my wildest expectations it's honestly unbelievable 😯

That plus I baked a pretty awesome banana bread πŸ˜‚

Banana bread still in tin with dried bananas and raisins visible on top


Finally got out of the management mode and back into the development stream. Closed 3 bugs myself and got 3 code reviews for others done.

Can do more code on Monday before the management side of my role kicks in again


My github project awesome-github-profile-readme hits 1k stars in just 6 days!

  • @sindresorhus - The man behind the awesome list repos, infact 🌟ed, forked and also re-tweeted our stuff πŸ₯³
  • Got 75+ followers on GitHub πŸ˜…


I've built my first portfolio site using just Angular !
I released it to public last week and I'm so excited to build more features into it. You can check out here

I also wrote my first dev blog on my journey here.


A lot of great things happened to me this week :)
I watched DEVdiscuss episodes and shared it on twitter and got retweeted by @thepracticaldev
Also received a Dev shop coupon for DevDiscuss Sticker Pack πŸ₯°


Set a simple GitHub Profile README where I can showcase all of my current works in a bunch of shields.



Some excellent wins in here β€” good work, everyone!

After what feels like an age (hint: it has been an age in the Internet time), I've got an actual website up and running, as an adjunct to the application.

The plan had been to push forward with the public sharing in the application and use that to publish pages to build a website. But the simple fact is it would foolish to think I could replicate a fraction of what WordPress does in a few weeks or months…

Lesson learned. Progress made.


Figuring out why it was that, even though I was using a common docker file to do it, my resultant Red Hat images were double the size of my CentOS images. And, in the end, not only did I reduce the size of my Red Hat image, I further reduced the size of my CentOS image.

...Was doing the above because, while the project I'm on refuses to enable the CI features of their internal git-service, they don't ban me from using local containers to do manual versions of the kinds CI activities I've become used to on other projects.


I got to a dozen Go tutorial videos created so far.

Go check out the playlist here, I appreciate any and all feedback.


Publishished my first post here and two other posts


I submitted the last assignment for my MSc in Data Science, finally completing a (psychologically) looooong semester. Now only the dissertation remains! 😁


On Monday, I accepted an offer for my first job in tech! 😱
I'm still trying to wrap my head around it, to be honest!


Completed a coding challenge while being recorded, which is a BIG win for this introvert.


Convinced a coworker to write a small script in plain js instead of importing jQuery.


I made a GitHub Action that updates README with the recent activity of a user

GitHub logo jamesgeorge007 / github-activity-readme

Updates README with the recent GitHub activity of a user

GitHub Activity in Readme

Updates README.md with the recent GitHub activity of a user.



  • Add the comment <!--START_SECTION:activity--> (entry point) within README.md. You can find an example here.

  • It's the time to create a workflow file.


name: Update README

    - cron: '*/30 * * * *'

    runs-on: ubuntu-latest

      - uses: actions/checkout@v2
      - uses: jamesgeorge007/github-activity-readme@master
          GITHUB_TOKEN: ${{ secrets.GITHUB_TOKEN }}

The above job runs every half an hour, you can change it as you wish based on the cron syntax.

You can find an example here.

Inspired by JasonEtco/activity-box


It's my birthday this weekend! Not a win yet, but we're close enough right? πŸ₯³


You most certainly have had a win: another week of community moderation excellence/support awesomeness at DEV! Happy birthday, Michael!


I deployed my online portfolio to live yesterday πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€ lorna.dev Super proud!! I used Angular 9 and Firebase. My motivation has only gotten x1000 πŸš€βœ…βœ… Now onto the next project!!


Successfully converted our data tables from using react griddle to using material-table, and also moved into a new place this week. 😁


Next week i'm starting a job that doesn't require me to know JavaScript to do design work. This is important because I will probably be old enough to retire before I learn JavaScript.


I can finally use my work machine again. I had to change the OS from Manjaro to Debian but everything is working well so far (except neovim, I miss the floating windows).


I started posting in dev.to about Quarkus and Java to new developers who don't know English yet.


Launched my first product, a html component library built with TailwindCSS, Zukoni


Starting a new repo on github and... Learn how tkinter works!


Create docs for mzaini30.js.org:

GitHub logo mzaini30 / mzaini30.github.io

Elegant Jekyll theme with Vue and Vue Router.

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I like Vue and Jekyll in Github Pages. And very like if they're combined. So, I created this Jekyll template πŸ™ƒ


Created a api from legacy code base which allowed me to know a bit of ruby.


The combined effects of Thursday (finishing a major UI overhaul 100%) and Friday (fixing all critical and important bugs) for my first ever large-scale web app felt SUPER satisfying!


I had Friday off and no one contacted me over a bug, task, etc.


Got the Artic Vault Contributor Tag on GitHub , does that count ? πŸ™ˆπŸ™ˆ