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Gracie Gregory (she/her) for The DEV Team

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What was your win this week?

Hey there!

Looking back on this past week, what was something you were proud of accomplishing?

All wins count โ€” big or small ๐ŸŽ‰

Examples of 'wins' include:

  • Starting a new project
  • Fixing a tricky bug
  • Playing with an adorable pet... or whatever else might spark joy โค๏ธ

Congrats on your wins! Excuse me while I slide into the weekend.

Panda Cub going down a slide

Top comments (23)

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Michael Tharrington

So, my printer has been broken for about 2 months โ€” keeps saying that there's no paper in the trary โ€” and earlier this week I found a little broken plastic piece nearby where I keep the printer. I flipped the printer upside down, grabbed my krazy glue, and glued the piece back on. Voilรก! Works now. ๐Ÿ™Œ

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Md. Fahim Bin Amin

I face awkward activity within my Epson L3110 printer. It doesn't get power on even after trying a lot. If I can somehow manage to turn on the printer, then it would not get turned off in any way. ๐Ÿ˜…

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Mukund Raghav Sharma (Moko)

Wins from this past week:

  1. Deployed my first React.js app on Firebase and wrote about it here
  2. Learnt and wrote about Async Programming Tips in Dotnet and wrote about it here
  3. Finished 90 days of consistent meditation 2x day for 20 minutes each of continued meditation and wrote about my learnings here
  4. Learnt about Pusher, a mechanism to get real time updates for your webapp and wrote about it here
  5. Started learning about the ways people lie with numbers and wrote about it here
  6. Merged 4 pull requests for a new project open source project called "realmon" that is responsible for presenting garbage collection based events for .NET. Majority of the PRs are mine and can be found here.
  7. Learnt how to do dotnet based Linux tracing and performance analysis based on this document.
  8. Learn a bunch about Github actions with the intention to contribute to the hackathon and started a repo here with examples.
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Yechiel Kalmenson

I gave a talk about ethical AI at RubyConf and didn't faint in middle!

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Ben Sinclair • Edited

My partner's PC failed, and it's a small form factor jobbie with a proprietary PSU. Same thing happened to her last one a couple of years ago, those tiny PSUs burn out quite easily especially in a house with pets :)

I had an old regular desktop lying around that just needed a graphics card, so I took her old one from the SFF PC and did something clever: I used snips and pliers and glue to fashion a new back plate for the graphics card so it would fit into a normal height slot without falling out.

I feel like a master engineer now.

rammina profile image
  • I'm on my fifth week of 100daysofcode without any skipped days!
  • I still managed to stay productive (somewhat) even without Internet.
  • I learned a lot of Next.js and Typescript.
  • I made a lot of new friends.
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Arya Narayan Tiwari

Made by submission to Github Actions Hackathon, though not sure if it was a valid submission or not as I'm a beginner with github action but still it's kind of a win for me :)

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Offline Programmer

600+ followers on Twitter

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Waylon Walker

Dang, nice bump there.

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Our win for this week was finding great app for our customer support department, and it was free of charge with a lot of cool features.
after long time reasrech finally we found what is really good and free.
I suggest you to try this platform as well.

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Alexandre Plt

I started a new project to handle my reading lists, sticked to the concept I had written (this was the first time I had set up clear goals before starting a project), and finished said project which is now online, and handling a bunch of links to articles I need to read! I learnt a lot about API, responsive (mobile first) and storing data.

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Reduced stress, joined two communities and participated in a party despite my social anxiety.

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I have started working on a new language similar to verilog ( for defining logic circuits) but more simpler. I have posted it on the dev, but after working on it for sometime I have came across lot of difficulties. And understood the mistakes in the way I have defined it. Fortunately I have found the solutions for them . And I would mention them in the coming post.
Here previous post:

bajwolf profile image

I come back after so long time, also create new post to inspire begginers.

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Getting back into using this platform more! :D

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Bobby Iliev

I wrote my first post about Materialize, the comany that I've joined just last week, and posted it on DEV ๐Ÿฅณ

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Retiago Drago

Yeah, congrats to me! โœŒ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜‚

I have

  1. Started my temporary full job. I can get the freedom to hustle on the side project ๐Ÿ˜ค
  2. Written my first post on Medium and Dev ๐Ÿค“