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What was your win this week?

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Looking back on your week -- what was something you're proud of?

All wins count -- big or small.

Examples of 'wins' include:

  • Starting a new project
  • Getting a promotion!
  • Fixing a tricky bug
  • Learning new things about the Black Lives Matter movement and getting a donation matched, etc.

Hope everyone has a good, safe weekend.

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vaibhav aggarwal

I started writing on dev.to. I am amused looking at the support and love this community provides.

Please have a look and provide your valuable comments and suggestions.

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Waylon Walker

DEV has the best 🙌 community

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Syakir Rahman • Edited

Me too 😁.
I shared my second post and i didnt expect that i would get some positive feedbacks and reactions.
Have a look to that post:
dev.to/syakirurahman/how-to-become...

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vaibhav aggarwal

Welcome to the community. Nice article. I'm also trying to learn some front end technologies.

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Jess Lee (she/her) • Edited

I enjoyed stumbling across another JESS LEE today 😄

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Shannon Crabill

Oh, a name twin. I have a name twin that lives A FEW STATES AWAY. I occasionally get emails meant for her.

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Jess Lee (she/her)

I think I might actually have 10,000 name twins :D

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Gracie Gregory (she/her) Author

Whoa I love their art!!

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Ben Lovy

Confirmed my new job is still there for me, just a little delayed! Berlin, ho.

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Andreas Jakof

Welcome to Berlin! You know a time already?

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Ben Lovy

Danke! Not quite - I should have some clarity after June 15 about the timeline, but will be planning to move as soon as I can procure the paperwork. I was intended to start June 1 before international travel halted, so "as soon as possible" :)

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Gracie Gregory (she/her) Author

So exciting!!!

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Mighty

Started level up css knowledge and UI/UX Skills

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Nick Taylor (he/him)

Noice!

Noice!

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Gracie Gregory (she/her) Author

OMG this gif! Jordan Peele bringing excellence, as per usual 😂

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Shannon Crabill

Cool! What CSS stuff are you working with now?

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Mighty

Not any special stuff. Just try to get more understanding about overall. 😊

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Shannon Crabill

I hear ya. CSS can be overwhelming.

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Mighty

Yap. Always forget stuff 😄

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Andreas Jakof • Edited

Started reading „Clean Code“ and by that a major refactoring of a Web App I’m working on.

Im currently in the middle of it and it would not even build right now, but when I am done, the tests can flow in. 👍

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Andreas Jakof

Almost through the book. Done with the first wave of refactorings. Their single purpose is to enable more and better test.
Almost 100 Unit Tests already (there are other thing on my plate as well) and still a long way to go.

Done with one assembly of 6... and the most basic one. But start at the bottom and build a solid fundament. Nevertheless, those were the easy tests.

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Waylon Walker

I really enjoyed Bob's recent appearance on the clean coders podcast talking about the programmers oath.

devchat.tv/clean-coders/cc-010-the...

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Heriberto Roman

Wrapping up my second blog post regarding my journey to becoming a Dev. With two kids I found it hard to sit down and have time to do anything for myself. So I count this as a big win lol.

dev.to/getroman_dev/from-sales-to-...

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amlan

My win was that I wrote my first post on dev.to yesterday. I recently launched my own blog and after that this is the first time I posted on dev.to. I must say received very good response from this best dev community.

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Nick Taylor (he/him)

Congrats on your first post!

1st place in Mariokart

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amlan

Thank you..hope first of many more..

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Jayesh Tembhekar ⚡

Well this week I started building my kotlin project for the event that I have enrolled.
And finally submitted yesterday 😊
Google developers India has organized an 30 Days of Kotlin challenge.
Feeling excited regarding this. 😇

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TK

I published a monorepo called Laziness, where I have two dev tools to automate component and integration tests. It's open-sourced now and written in Typescript.

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Olle Pridiuksson

found time to blog at dev.to for the first time since april:

also started looking into an own jitsi server for devrel meetups I host. This should result in more blogposts on dev =]

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Albert

Have been playing around with design systems. I think its something I definitely want to look more into

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Nick Taylor (he/him)

We're building one at DEV! You can check out progress at storybook.dev.to

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Albert

of course I will check it out. Thank you

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Michael Baas

Hmmm, it was a "frustratingly buggy" week. But the thought process that this frustration triggered made it worthwhile and I consider that the biggest win of the week. And it should keep me busy!

Any feedback welcome!

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Sam

Got invited for my first interview!

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Sébastien Beaury

Wrote an article about my new side project called Dev Chapters. My first Vue project👌

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Douglas Fugazi

In my job, we've deployed to production a super BIG feature. I'm really proud of me and my team.

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Nick Taylor (he/him)

Congrats!

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Master Of None

Completed a blog post , small things :)

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Eduardo P. Rivero

Reduce aws bill in almost 1000 dollars!

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Gracie Gregory (she/her) Author

Heyyyyy that always feels good! 🥳

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Dana Ottaviani

I finally finished a React course on Udemy! 🎉

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Ajay Vasudev

way to go Dana!👏🎉 and also can you share the course link?

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Dana Ottaviani

Here you go: udemy.com/course/react-the-complet...

I also have taken a Vue.js course from the same instructor and enjoyed it.

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Bernard Baker • Edited

I think my win this week was getting my hackathon partner to realise that her contribution is not only valued but her opinion mattered more to me than the hackathon.

We bonded. I understood her prior engagements were more important. But she put such a smile on my face with some of her comments and determination to contribute.

We just paired up and the time difference is 8 hours. So it's not always easy to pair. But we managed to get some great work done. And I think that was my win this week.

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Joey Programy

For starters, my week has not finished yet. I call a week finished at 11:59pm of the sunday (lol sounds like a real hustler). But going serious now, I still have two more day for doing my things.

Buuuuut I don't want to kill the mood of the topic, so:

My win this week, was doing more Vue tutorials, even right now I'm finishing a weather app. Then going to publish it on firebase.

So guys keep at the good work, slow and steady wins the race!

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Mike Williams

My win for the week.

--> at work, continued to successfully move a project from winforms to wpf. Also changing my C# .net framework code to .netcore 3.1.
--> at home, taught myself SQL server. My last dealings with a database was in high school when I learned dBase 3. Relational databases are a whole new animal and new way of thinking.

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K

Finally started creating content for my new project "Fullstack Frontend" where I talk about technology that empowers frontend devs to go fullstack!

fllstck.dev

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Elango Sundar

Finally I have published my long dream personal blog with my name - elangovan.in

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Shannon Crabill

I did a mock/HR interview with my career coach and got positive feedback on my communication skills 😭

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Gracie Gregory (she/her) Author

That's awesome. Those mock interviews can be soooo helpful.

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Yogi • Edited

Shipped Git Stalker NPM Package github.com/yg/git-stalk

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Emilie Ma

Made my #gftwhackathon submission!

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Dmitry Maksyoma

I added a "Starting stream" screen/scene to my streaming setup.

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Waylon Walker

Released a new kedro plugin on pypi.

GitHub logo WaylonWalker / steel-toes

a kedro hook to protect against breaking changes to data

🥾 Steel Toes

a kedro hook to protect against breaking changes to data

Python Test and Package PyPI version Code Style: Typed-Black

steel-toes is a kedro hook designed to prevent stepping on your teammates toes. It will branch your data automatically based on your git branch, or manually by passing the branch name into the hook.

Motivation

kedro is a fantastic project that allows for super-fast prototyping of data pipelines, while yielding production-ready pipelines. kedro promotes collaborative projects by giving each team member access to the exact same data. Team members will often make their own branch of the project and begin work. Sometimes these changes will break existing functionality. Sometimes we make mistakes as we develop, and fix them before merging in. Either case can be detrimental to a teammate working downstream of your changes if not careful.

🥼 Wear the proper PPE during feature development

steel-toes hooks into your catalog to prevent changing downstream data on…

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Andras Bacsai

Started a new job at CodeSandbox! 😄 🎉

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Dan Goslen

Cool to see this!

This week, I saw my team at work #crushit! One of our junior devs has really been upping his game in terms of code quality, and it has been awesome to see.

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Adron Hall

Didn't catch coronavirus or develop COVID and didn't die. That's about the extent of my achievements this last week. 😁

Otherwise it's been a toxic week of meetings. 😔

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Drew Bragg

Made the taco_tuesday gem 😁😂

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Thanos Stantzouris

I deployed my first Laravel app on a shared host server and come to think about it I just did my first ever dev.to comment!!! 😁 🎉🎈

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Lex

I recovered a little some of my super powers(Code skills)

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Milán Tenk

I continued playing around with Deno - Angular stack and published my steps on DEV:
dev.to/milantenk/deno-angular-deve...

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Subramanya Chakravarthy

Started working with flutter in my new company. Has loads of stuff to learn, maybe I will die with fomo for this week

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Sagar • Edited

This week I was successful in refactoring the company's legacy npm module. So many things happened between the last two months regarding this huge refactored but finally, I did it.