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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. โค๏ธ

1. Stretch Your Programming Muscles!

Kelly shares how they turned a few side gigs into a six-figure career. Freelancing can be very lucrative and a great fit for those who want to be their own boss.

2. "You never learn as hard as when you f*** up"

Anabella shares a story (and lesson learned) on how their team took down own of their platform's most critical services ๐Ÿ™€

3. We Love Presents ๐Ÿ˜

Sarthak built a cool tool for the community: a menubar app. They wrote it in five days and gave themselves the challenge of using only vanilla js.๐Ÿ’ฏ

4. Life-changing Books

Looking back on the year, Emma shares 5 books that not only improved their career, but improved their life and helped them achieve their biggest goals.

5. Meme Inspiration

Donald shares everything you need get started with Prolog: what it is, a quick guide, and where to learn more.

6. Ho Ho No!

A migration story from the team behind Google Santa Tracker.

7. Sharing Is Caring

Fabio shares their mistakes and observations from the course of their career. First lesson: marketing is your best friend!

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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