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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. ❤️

1. Entry Point

Aleksandar introduces us to three common web attacks and the methods to prevent them. This is a great entry point of understanding existing web security standards.

2. Pretty Impressive 💯

Florin explains why they pursued the #100Days100Projects challenge and answers some commonly asked questions from the community. You'll learn about how Florin stayed motivated, how they came up with ideas, and more.

3. Fun Fun Fun!

Fanny is learning about functional programming and in this post, they share some of the benefits they've learned. Fanny also shares a bunch of additional resources at the end of the post.

4. Blazin' Cool

Jeremy shares an overview of Blazor, a framework from Microsoft that lets you build interactive web UIs using C# instead of JavaScript.

5. Programming Patterns

Tomaz shares an alternative to 'if' statements which leads to a big community discussion around imperative vs declarative programming.

6. Fingers Crossed

C# is trending towards supporting more functional programming techniques. In this post, Matt shares the proposed aspects they're most excited about for C# 9.

7. Weird but Good

Have you used mix-blend-mode before? Cyd shares five cool tips and tricks for the front end.

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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