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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. What's Your Brand?

Niall explains the importance of personal branding and offers advice on how to develop your own brand.

2. Block Element Modifier

Pachi shares the what, why, and how behind this naming methodology for HTML and CSS.

3. Goal Fulfillment

Aral creates a tutorial to explore Deno, the runtime for JavaScript and TypeScript that's set to release on May 13, 2020. In this post, we learn how to build a simple chat application.

4. Practical Promises

Mariane doesn't give us an under-the-hood explanation of promises, instead they give us a practical explanation comparing promises to real-life promises.

5. Fear No More

Milu tells us what git is, why it's important, ands break down the following basic commands in detail: clone, checkout, pull, add, commit, stash, and push.

6. Change It Up

This post is for anyone looking to spice up their next project with some fun APIs!

7. Flexibility, Scalability, Simplicity

Sara gives us an in-depth overview of microservices, what they are, how the architecture compares to monoliths, challenges, when to use microservices, and much more.

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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