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Jess Lee
Jess Lee

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What was your win this week?

👋👋👋👋

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

All wins count -- big or small 🎉

Examples of 'wins' include:

  • Getting a promotion!
  • Starting a new project
  • Fixing a tricky bug
  • Cleaning your house...or whatever else that may spark joy 😄

winning

Happy Friday!

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Aimeri Baddouh • Edited on

I'm getting married tomorrow! That is one of my biggest wins!

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cashkl

Congratulations Sirr !!!

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Jess Lee Author

YAY!!!

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José Cage

Awesome. Congratulations :)

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William Lake

Congratulations!

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Christophe N. El-Khoury

Run while you still can

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Gustavo • Edited on

wow Aimeri, that is one of the biggest wins of your life, congrats!
I hope the 26th was the best day of your life SO FAR.
All the best,
Gustavo.

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Douglas Fugazi

Congratulations on the new role!

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Adnan Babakan (he/him)

Congratulations!

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Jess Lee Author

This week, I...finally got a task done that I've been dragging my feet on forever. Such a relief!

puppy-climbing-gate

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Jess Lee Author

whoops didn't realize how huge this gif was!

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Dan Silcox

Not a problem when the puppy is that cute!

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💾 bun9000

Yaaaas!! Big ups on catching up!!

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Ben Halpern
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💾 bun9000

I had a lot of fun trying to explain the satire to my younger community members. 🙃🤣👌

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Andrew (he/him)

My team at NIBRT won the "Small Project of the Year" award at the Irish Pharma Industry Awards for software we're developing for the biopharma industry :-)

That's me on the far left!

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Adnan Babakan (he/him)

Congratulations, that must have felt really good standing there!

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Zac Haluza • Edited on

This week I published my first DEV post! Already have a few more in progress.

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Jess Lee Author

Woohoo!!

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Zac Haluza • Edited on

Thanks! (Side note: should I format my link differently to get it to display like Ben’s above?)
EDIT: Fixed! Appreciate the quick feedback.

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Nick Taylor (he/him)

Use the liquid tag {%link https://dev.to/zhaluza/time-management-for-self-taught-coders-1o18 %} and it will look like this:

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Tyler V. (he/him)

You can use liquid tags like this:

{% link https://dev.to/jess/what-was-your-win-this-week-4n93 %}

which displays as:

You can find a full list of available tags here!

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Zac Haluza

Niiiice. Appreciate the tip!

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Saurabh Daware 🌻

I made DEV widget 🌻🌻

And got a lot of postive feedback from everyone in the DEV community (ben said he is super impressed :D)

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Ellie S.

I completed my second Hacktoberfest!
I also got my One Year Club badge here, but found that (much to my embarassment) I haven't written a single post in that time. :(
I hope to report next week that I have made a worthy post.

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Ronald Flores Sequeira

The same here, It's being a long time ago since I write about code and never post here.

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Michal Rogowski

I’ve published 4 articles in a row. One every week! This Sunday next one is coming :)

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Chris Achard • Edited on

I got both the "Fab 5" and "Beloved Comment" badge for my "win of the week" comment last week! 😅

fab 5

(for this comment: dev.to/chrisachard/comment/gkhp)

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John Luke Garofalo

Quit my job to go full-time on my startup :)

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Tim Ryan • Edited on

That's a big one. Well done, and welcome to the ranks! What's your Startup?

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John Luke Garofalo

Thank you, sir! It's called Front Yard Fantasy. It's a platform that mediates trade talks between fantasy league mates to help them discover mutually beneficial trades.

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Tim Ryan

Sounds awesome. Best of luck to you, and do keep us all posted on your progress!

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Nic • Edited on

Active user per day of blog, considering it's just almost 30 days side-project, it's a big progress.

pig

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Peter Kim Frank

Nice! 📈

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Pato

I was able to handle a task using GraphQL,AWS Amplify, ReactJS and Gatsby. I didn't know anything about any of those technologies and I finished my task and a little bit more. I even created a webhook to our Amplify built that gets triggered when we publish data in our CMS

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Mark Sta Ana

Just accepted a very exciting job offer! Can’t wait to bore all of you about it with all my future DEV posts 🤪

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Nick Taylor (he/him) • Edited on

Fixed a bug fairly quickly and I have some unit and end to end tests for it so that it does not happen again.

community.shotgunsoftware.com/t/lo...

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bacole-vhp

Getting a demo set up for a website rework I've been doing!

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Katie • Edited on

Came up with a way to translate the double entendre between "boooooo" (disappointment) and "boo" (ghost sound) and keep my blog post today Halloween-themed in two languages:

"Hou là là"

#IThinkItWorks?

#Franglais

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Wouter van Marrum

Finished an alpha version of my laravel livewire table component.

This now allows me to get all data that I want from my models(tables) in a way that let's me apply filters and searches on top of those filters.

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Martin Beentjes

I am working on getting my blog up and running! I have started a series on writing backend services in Ktor as a Spring Developer. The first short introduction has been posted at: beentjes.me/programming/2019/10/25...

I am currently looking into gathering advice on writing and article structure and such.

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Jean-Michel Fayard 🇫🇷🇩🇪🇬🇧🇪🇸🇨🇴 • Edited on

I got an email with two nice smileys from @DHH

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Jess Lee Author

Aw, DHH!

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Anthony M.

I got to go to React Conf 2019. Take a look at the 19 takeaways I brought home with me!

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Asineth

Started a petition as a joke for better toilet paper at my high school and within 3 hours I now have 204 signatures.

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Andrew (he/him)

Sometimes the little things are the most important

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Carlos Augusto de Medeir Filho

That feel that I'm learning more and more everyday <3

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Ronald Flores Sequeira

This week I'm finishing a project, that took forever to complete, and got me on a rollercoaster of emotions XD

Done

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💾 bun9000

I almost completely caught up on non-engineering admin and doc work that I’ve been behind on since conference season started. Feelsgood!

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Daniel Mayovsky • Edited on

I finally figured out how to publish my package on pip

Published my first Python program: Bysy

github.com/Godje/bysy

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Shannon Crabill • Edited on
  • I made some updates to Halloweenti.me 🎃
  • Got caught up on course work early this week 💪
  • Applied for a thing 👀
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Shannon Crabill

I'll add that Halloweenti.me was included as a resource in the Codenewbie Newsletter 👀

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Peter Kim Frank

I caught that today! Very cool.

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Jonas Scheffner

I fixed a performance issue 😊 It's nice to have a task with a measurable impact and it's even more satisfying to see the impact was much bigger than expected.

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Fulton Browne

A couple of more things and my app will be on google play!!

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Vicente Reyes

I'm on my 14th day of 100 days of code!

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Ali Abbas

Created an open source repo on github which received 32 stars. 😎😎😎😎

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Pablo Rubianes 🇺🇾

Goodbye bug two weeks but you are finally gone... hahaha

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MrM

Created a small project in RoR and deployed it through heroku!

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Kevin Smith 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

Finally tracked down an incredibly annoying bug which turned out not to be a bug but a config error. 🤬

Also getting an au pair tomorrow! 👩‍👧‍👧

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Vinay Hegde

I switched over as a SRE to India's largest entertainment platform that provides tickets across 5000+ events

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José Cage

I finished working a "Push Notification" feature in a project with AdonisJS.

And tomorrow me and a friend will organize #Hacktoberfest2019 in my city (Luanda, Angola)

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Abdelrahman Ismail

I was able to configure JavaScript optional-chaining to work with Meteor and Vuejs 🤩🤩

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Steven Mercatante
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Sherri Booher

I completed my first Hacktoberfest successfully! T-shirt and stickers coming soon!

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Shahjada Talukdar
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Varun Barad

Had quite a few wins this week, but the biggest one was that I finished my 4 PRs for Hacktoberfest this week.

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Jess Lee Author

Nice job!

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aRtoo

Finished hactoberfest! yosh!

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Alex Oladele

I wrote 15 unit tests for an application (also written by me) going into production.
I've never really seriously unit tested before and I've never helped deploy an application

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Chris Finnigan • Edited on

Setup the tooling on a test project to try out TailwindCSS and a redesign that just happens to need an 8pt grid lands on my desk the day after...I have just the thing!

It was a bit too spooky...

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Cool

Finally learned SASS

mix-ins
extend
variables

yey!

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Marissa
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Mark Kop

Found some time to finally share some knowledge I've aquired while attending to a dev conference <3

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Médéric Burlet

Building a fully functional React Native Boilerplate with RSA authentification and AES data exchange to an API with OverminJS integration.

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C.S. Rhymes

Completed the Hacktoberfest challenge and ordered my T-shirt!

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Gerard Klijs

Finally had my blog post at Confluent published. Took quite some time writing and editing till it was good enough.

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Amirition

I literally started a WordPress plugin project that I want to release in 2 month. The idea is unique and useful. I really look forward to this thing.