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The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week

jess profile image Jess Lee (she/her) ・2 min read

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. We all have our differences.

Some people care about this topic, some don't, and that's all OK!

David shares their perspective on the differences between a software architect, software engineer, and software developer.

2. Don't take HTML for granted!

Emma shares 10 lesser-known HTML elements that can help create more accessible and structurally-sound web applications.

3. Low Learning Curve

^ definitely a selling point for Vue.js, amongst many others that Ali shares in this guide. For anyone looking to get started to with Vue, this is the place to start!

4. Email is not Easy

Andrew provides us with a thorough introduction to understanding emails. From common types of emails to legal requirements to client-rendering engines, this post covers it all.

5. Creating Structure

John advocates for organizing code and isolating logic to make your life easier. In this post, he shares an approach to organizing serverless fucntions.

6. Decades of Divs

Semantic elements have been around for a while but people are still overusing divs! In this post, Ken explains why divs are a problem and how to get up to speed with HTML5 standardized elements.

7. Gettin' meta

Pierre takes a dive into DEV data to figure out what time/day posts get the most engagement! Very fun read.

That's it for our weekly wrap up! Keep an eye on dev.to 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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David J Eddy

AAAHAHAHHAA!!!!! I made it! :D And with an article that was sitting in 'draft' for over a year! Lesson to be learned: Just ship it!.

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Jaime Rios

I'm oddly thrilled about these articles, thanks for sharing!

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Patrick Ziegler

So sad that the one about HTML emails is gone :(

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shut up lauren

What happened to the post about HTML emails? I was saving that one for a rainy day :(