Every Monday 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 that are published later in the week. ❤️
1. Don’t Take DEVs For Granted!
Send this post to anyone who thinks programming is equivalent to the ‘hacking’ portrayed in Hollywood films. In Some Dood’s (great username) article, we journey through all the difference pieces of the puzzle a dev needs to consider.
Programming is Hard
Max is back with another “Intro I Wish I had" post! This time it’s all about testing: different types of test, why testing matters, and general rules of thumb.
The Testing Introduction I Wish I Had
3. Right From Your Terminal!
This is awesome. Sarthak built a way to access dev.to (this site) straight from the command line. Check it out 👇
🎁💝DevTo CLI💝🎁: A Valentine’s Day Gift To My Favorite People
4. How To Manage It All
Steph breaks down common beliefs surrounding time management, highlights the benefits of sticking with a job but still being a maker, and helps us optimize our life.
You don’t need to quit your job to make
5. Hot Topic
Michael has experience with both WebStorm and Visual Studio Code. In this post, they share why WebStorm is now their preferred choice for development.
Why I Switched From Visual Studio Code To JetBrains WebStorm
6. Recommended Reading
Antonin shares a list of books that helped them become a better developer.
The Books That Made All The Difference To Me As A Developer
7. A Grand Plan
A personal story about leaving a job to chase entrepreneurial dreams – "sometimes you need to risk it to get the biscuit..!"
I left my job today after 7 years
That’s it for our weekly wrap up! Keep an eye on dev.to this week for daily content and discussions…and if you miss anything, we’ll be sure to recap it next Monday!