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The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week

1. Minty Fresh

TL;DR: Mint is a typed programming language which compiles to JavaScript for building single page applications. In this post, Szikszsai explains why they built another programming language that compiles to JavaScript.

2. Something for everyone

Great list of git problems you're probably always googlin'.

3. "Algorithms + Data Structures = Programs"

Common data structures and the questions that tend to be associated with them. Super useful articles for those in the interview process, or anyone looking for a refresher.

4. Take the shortest path

A must-know algorithm that was created in 20 minutes. Maria walks us through an example implementation in Python.

5. Compromised 😰

A critique on npm and how the team handled the repercussions of a hijacked account.

6. Observe, orient, decide, act

Solo coders needs to be more deliberate about finding iterative opportunities for improvement. In this post, Vicky shares seven steps on how to shorten the feedback loop as a freelance developer.

7. Thanks the aliens

This is a story about determination and how one goal can open doors for unforeseen opportunities.

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!

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