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The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week

Every Tuesday 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.

Who Needs Magic Eye?

@thormeier shows us the ins and outs of Steganography, revealing how messages can be secretly hidden in images.

Be Careful to Self-Care

Read on to learn from @coffeestasia about the red flags of developer burnout, practical advice on how to prevent it, and actionable steps you can take to overcome it.


Let @romeopeter walk you through the concepts of OOP as they relate to JavaScript in this thoroughly written post.

Restoring a Classic

In this interesting post, we follow @madsstoumann on their journey to update an old website... because as they wisely put it "Working with old code is sometimes unavoidable."

Found It!

@laurieontech introduces us to the findLast and findLastIndex JS syntax in this quick but helpful read below.

Lights On/Lights Off

Learn how to make a dark mode toggle using CSS in this helpful tutorial by @murtuzaalisurti.

Crypto vs. CI/CD

@n3wt0n pulls back the lid to reveal the negative effects that crypto mining is having on free CI/CD platforms.

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 Tuesday!

Top comments (6)

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Ella (she/her/elle)

Congrats to all this week's authors! @n3wt0n , @murtuzaalisurti , @laurieontech , @madsstoumann , @romeopeter , @coffeestasia , and @thormeier 🎉🎉

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Romeo Agbor Peter


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Davide 'CoderDave' Benvegnù

Thanks ☺️

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Murtuzaali Surti

Thank you 😊

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Pascal Thormeier

Thank you!😄

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Pascal Thormeier

Thank you so much!

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