The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week

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. Skills to Strive For

The ultimate guide to being a good programmer.

101 Tips For Being A Great Programmer (& Human)
Emma Wedekind ✨ ・ Jul 9 ・ 13 min read


2. Cut Your Time In Half

A list of favorite shortcuts for fast coding!

21 VSCode Shortcuts to Make Coding Faster and More Fun
jsmanifest ・ Jul 13 ・ 10 min read


3. Beyond The Basics

Antonin shares their most used git tricks and aliases.

My Personal Git Tricks Cheatsheet
Antonin Januska ・ Jul 8 ・ 4 min read


4. No more excuses!

Ilona shares a few practical tips on how to stop procrastinating.

Ultimate & Short Guide to Stop Procrastinating
Ilona Codes ・ Jul 14 ・ 3 min read


5. The Real Deal

In response to a viral tweet about “10x engineers", James describes the qualities found in truly great engineers.

The 10 points that make up real "10x engineers"
James Turner ・ Jul 13 ・ 4 min read


6. Love-Hate

After working with Go for the last nine months, Deepu, an experienced developer, shares their take on the language.

My reflections on Golang
Deepu K Sasidharan ・ Jul 10 ・ 12 min read


7. Cross-Origin Resource Sharing

That’s ^ what it stands for but read on to learn what CORS is, what it is not, how it works, and more.

What you should know about CORS
Nicolas Bailly ・ Jul 14 ・ 6 min read


That’s it for our weekly wrap up! Keep an eye on this week for daily content and discussions…and if you miss anything, we’ll be sure to recap it next Monday!