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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. ❤️

15 GitHub Repos Open for Hacktoberfest

Hacktoberfest is a yearly festival celebrating open source. Thanks to @atapas for gathering 15 different GitHub repositories that you can contribute to during this event!

How a Hacker Stole $556m

One of the larger blockchains, BNB Chain, had to be halted on Oct 7th, 2022. This is shocking because blockchains are meant to be decentralized. Here are more details on what happened from @mcsee.

Understanding Async/Await

Async/Await can be daunting, but with the right approach anyone can write modern asynchronous code that works. Here’s some guidance from @maximization.

Turn your Git Mistakes Around

Mistakes are inevitable, so what can we do to turn them into something valuable? @smitterhane shows us how Git can be an excellent safety net to give you another chance when you make the wrong move.

TypeScript Validator Library but 1,000x Faster

This DEV user made a TypeScript library that turned out to be a thousand times faster than zod in a benchmark test. Take a look at the details in this article by the author, @samchon.

:where :is CSS?

In this post, @mustapha will talk about the functional pseudo-class selectors :is() and :where(). Let’s take a look at how we can get the most out of these features!

React Image Search Engine

@franklin030601 talks about making an image search engine with the help of Unsplash API and React Query. If you want to try it yourself, knowing some basic hooks will really help in seeing this project through.

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!

Top comments (10)

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Nick Taylor

Congrats everyone!

Thor being cocky

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Mustapha Aouas

So happy to be back on a top7 !!
Congrats to all authors 🥳

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Maxi Contieri

Thank you for the mention!

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Maxim Orlov

Achievement unlocked! 🥳

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Maxim Orlov

@devencourt Can I has the Top 7 badge please? 🤩

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Bobby Iliev

Well done everyone! 🎉

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Tapas Adhikary

So glad for this and congratulations to everyone mentioned.

jmau111 profile image

Nice selection! I really enjoyed the one by @mcsee. He has a huge series of posts about code smell you might appreciate too.

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Maxi Contieri

thank you, Julien!

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Franklin Martinez

Thank you very much for the mention! 🙏
And congrats to everyone mentioned. 🎉