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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. ❤️

2021 Resolution: Accessibility. Full Stop.

@jaketracey shares a super helpful roundup of the top resources, development tools, continuous integration, and screen readers you’ll want to take a look at to improve the accessibility of your sites in 2021.

Forecast: Word-cloudy

@alvaromontoro shared an awesome tutorial for building a word cloud for your blog. As Alvaro said, word clouds are “a nice way to visualize the overall content of a site or article.”

Philosophies on focus

@carmenhchung learned a few learnings from reading "Deep Work" by Cal Newport. What are you looking to get done in 2021?

Enter the penguin

@lucasmc64 explains why Linux is “only a 7-headed monster if you want it to be.”

You don’t have to be Dale Carnegie to get the attention of recruiters

@shaundai explains why making use of video was the game-changing prospecting tactic that they attribute their career-switching success to

Using Mongoose and saved user data to enable password resets.

@kelvinvmwinuka demonstrates how to handle password resets in ExpressJS.

“It’s ok to ask yourself a hmmm…”

Yep — Especially when it comes to JavaScript. @snigo shared a few common JS “tips” that should make you go “hmmm” instead of “sign me up!”

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!

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Gracie Gregory (she/her)

Big congrats to @jaketracey , @alvaromontoro , @carmenhchung , @lucasmc64 , @shaundai , @kelvinvmwinuka , and @snigo for being our first round of Top 7 authors in 2021!