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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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Hey there!

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

All wins count — big or small 🎉

Examples of 'wins' include:

  • Starting a new project
  • Fixing a tricky bug
  • Kicking back with friends... or whatever else might spark joy ❤️

Congrats on your wins this week!

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Discussion (34)

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Thomas Bnt • Edited

Cooked my first lemon pie ! 🍋
My first Lemon Pie

Yes, on the top, it's caramel yuum
Miss some lemons juices and the shortcrust pastry is dry and too hard, today i cooked a another pie with another receipt. Maybe is better? 😄

Also continued my blog under NuxtJS, I tested a deploy on Netlify and works! My future blog see the sun sooon 🥰🐤

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Andrew Baisden

Wrote an article that went viral and got offered another freelance writing opportunity.

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Ben Sinclair

I applied classic debugging principles to my car, disconnecting one thing after another until I found a problem, defined what it was, split the problem into manageable chunks and fixed the obvious one (the underside of the fuse box had a hole melted in it below a relevant relay). Next I'll have to run it through QA (rev the hell out of it and see if it fails).

While I was out working on it, a new neighbour I'd never spoken to solved another mechanical problem by rocking up to me and showing me a picture of a pair of pliers on his phone. We figured out through gestures that what he wanted was more like grips and I lent him some, despite having barely any language in common.

Feels good to make progress, even if there ends up being more wrong with the car than my first round of bug fixes.

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Matteo Bruni

I reached 2K stars on GitHub for my side project 🎉🎉

GitHub logo matteobruni / tsparticles

tsParticles - Easily create highly customizable particles animations and use them as animated backgrounds for your website. Ready to use components available for React, Vue.js (2.x and 3.x), Angular, Svelte, jQuery, Preact, Inferno.

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tsParticles - TypeScript Particles

A lightweight TypeScript library for creating particles. Dependency free (*), browser ready and compatible with React, Vue, Angular, Svelte, jQuery, Preact, Inferno

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Do you want to use it on your website?

This library is available on the two most popular CDNs and it's easy and ready to use, if you were using particles.js it's even easier.

You'll find the instructions below, with all the links you need, and don't be scared by TypeScript, it's just the source language.

The output files are just JavaScript. 🤩

CDNs and npm have all the sources you need in Javascript, a bundle browser ready (tsparticles.min.js) and all files splitted for import syntax.

If you are still interested some lines below there are some instructions for migrating from the old particles.js library.

Library installation

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Please use this hosts or your own to

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alabulei1

Congrats

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Thomas Bnt

Congrats 🎉👏

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Arsenii Gorushkin

My win was getting noticed by the dev community, I never expected so many people to enjoy what I writr, so much that they even posted it on the official dev community twitter

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Bobby Iliev

I just won a really huge hackathon 🤩

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MiguelMJ

I reached the milestone of 5000 reads in DEV (people are reading me, yay)aand my first 50 stars in a Github repo 🤩🤩

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Moe Long

My win this week was mapping out a for fun blog post but not feeling the pressure to get it written up this week, and instead giving myself a break to write it next week. So I guess that's sort of two wins - outlined a blog post and relaxed!

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Vince Abuyuan

I've been working on a clone of the urbanoutfitters website as my first big project and it's really satisfying seeing the progress of the website :) In particular, I'm a lot more confident in using flexbox. Here's the project if anyone wanted to give some critique

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Randy Macdonald

Worked on an group assignment for a CS class I'm taking which involved each of us creating a design and testing plan for a programing project. Then we evaluated each other's plans and voted for the best one to submit for our group. My plan was selected as the one to submit. 😊

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Oscar Ortiz

Managed to get through a couple twitter courses, worked on a breakout game based off of Javascript. Managed to read a few chapters of my book "Rich Dad, Poor Dad".

I think it was a very productive week.

Hope everyone had a great week as well!

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Abde Lazize • Edited

I was working with ELECTRON for a long time and made a lot of projects but the thing I found hard is to persist the data. So I created a package that helps saving data in a JSON file and it watches the object data for any change and updates the JSON file. Also, you can store different types of data each one in a separated file, for example, one file for storing data and the other for storing the user preferences such as dark mode if it's enabled or not. And the beautiful thing is that you can choose to encrypt the data in the JSON file.

See the documentation:

npmjs.com/package/electron-data-ho...

If you liked this package leave a star in the GitHub repo

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Stefan Nastic

Got this S3 CloudFront security deep dive article out. I have been working on the details for way too long.😅

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Mitch Henderson

Finishing a homework project for Principles of Programming Languages on Continuations.

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Mohamed Dahir

Was this an online course? And is Continuations something related to monads?

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Mitch Henderson

This is part of my undergrad degree in computer science. My understanding is that continuations can implement data structures, classes, objects, and yes even monads. But monads are a more abstract concept.

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Dave Humphreys

Rewrote my portable web client library and added support for Grpc with .Net

github.com/newky2k/PortableWebClient

Also figured out how to get my shared proto files to show up in the import path of any project using the package so i can embeed reusable messages.

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Firangiz Ganbarli

I got the 4 week writing streak badge on DEV! Really happy.

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Pedro Luz

After many tries... I've manage to find my house while drunk...

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Sara °°°

I finally managed to understand and implement the PODO in dart (Flutter) in my application.
Its going to be my first solo app to release

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David Bojkovski

I posted my first blog post!

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Venkatesh KL

Talked with an awesome tech company's CTO on a potential opportunity. So happy to talk to someone so humble even after being in such an elite space ☺️

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KUMAR HARSH

Got the JavaScript Badge and React Badge on Dev this week for my Blog.

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Akshaya Venkatesh

I reached 10K reads on my CSS blog. The community here is awesome 😎😍

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Lucas Menezes

I quit my job and started building Open Source web apps, as Headly.app backed by the community. I'm very excited o/

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Tolu Agboola

I started building a new project and, in the process, began using GitHub features like issues and pull requests for the first time.

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Darshit Patel

My blog post Dynamic Enums was featured on The Awesome Java Weekly newsletter!

You can check it out here: java.libhunt.com/newsletter/268

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Nabil Alamin

My win was keeping up with writing an article at least once a week, here it is if you missed it: dev.to/arndom/charity-hunter-bring...

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Mr. Unity Buddy

I got an offer for writing and got 100 followers on Hashnode!

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Silvia España Gil

Starting my portfolio!

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Strange

Finally completed a project I started 3 moths ago🎉