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Top 7 Featured DEV Posts from the Past Week

Every Tuesday we round up the previous week's top posts based on traffic, engagement, and a hint of editorial curation. The typical week starts on Monday and ends on Sunday, but don't worry, we take into account posts published later in the week.

Getting Started in a New Codebase

Whether contributing to open source or starting a new job, the first step is familiarizing yourself with the codebase, which can be daunting. Here are some tips from @abbeyperini to help you hit the ground running.

Getting Started With SCSS – The CSS Preprocessor With Superpowers

Have you ever felt there should be a way to make writing CSS easier and faster? This is where SCSS (Sassy CSS) comes in and @classicthedemigod will teach you all about it.

WebAssembly: Byte-Code of the Future

JS: love it or hate it, it’s here to stay. But it would be good if browsers supported more programming languages. @joshnuss is here to share that this is the promise of WebAssembly: Providing a generic runtime to which any programming language can compile.

How to Dockerize a React Application

Docker keeps everything you need to run your app in one place so that the containerized image file can be run in any environment. All you need is a React project and the desktop Docker app and @ayesh_nipun will show you how to dockerize it in just a few simple steps.

I Was Tired of Langchain and Created My Own Wrapper

Every programmer who wants to build a production-ready LLM application inevitably stumbles upon certain libraries such as LangChain. In this post, @zakharsmirnoff shares the most recent development on their tiny wrapper for OpenAI API!

How To Make an Impact as a Developer Advocate

Developer Advocates are influencers. Not in the sense that they’re on Instagram taking pictures, but they influence the developer community and their companies. Here’s @blackgirlbytes with more on the role of developer advocates in the tech industry.

Why You Should Make a Game Engine: 5 Years as a Developer

Five years ago, @lkatkus made the switch from being an architect to becoming a software developer. In this post, Laimonas shares their journey of creating a game engine and progressing as a developer.

That's it for our weekly Top 7 for this Tuesday! Keep an eye on this week for daily content and discussions...and be sure to keep an eye on this series in the future. You might just be in it!

Top comments (6)

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Brian Bethencourt

Congratulations to our top authors this week! @lkatkus, @blackgirlbytes, @zakharsmirnoff, @ayesh_nipun, @joshnuss, @classicthedemigod, and @abbeyperini!

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Abbey Perini

Thanks, Brian!!

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Thomas Bnt


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Hats off to our wonderful writers.

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Laimonas K

Wow! Really wasn't expecting this :) Thanks!

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Chris Jarvis

Congratulations to all the authors!