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Jess Lee
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What was your win this week?

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I'm back!! Sorry we missed last week, but hopefully this means we're reflecting on two weeks worth of wins!

What's something you're proud of?

All wins count -- big or small 🎉

Examples of 'wins' include:

  • Getting a promotion!
  • Starting a new project
  • Fixing a tricky bug
  • Cleaning your house...or whatever else that may spark joy 😄

Happy Friday!

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Kyle Walsh

My big win was writing my first post on dev.to!

dev.to/syntopikyle/my-system-for-r...

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Nick Taylor

Noice!

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Jess Lee

Nice job!

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Ben Halpern

Nice!

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Kara Luton

I finally figured out a tricky bug that’s been frustrating me this entire week!

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Juneau Lim

Congratulations!!

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Charles Landau

That's the best feeling. Way to go!

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Elliot

Few things are more relieving / satisfying! Nice

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Ben Halpern

Woohoo!

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Michael "lampe" Lazarski

Easy!

Getting married 👰 🤵💒💏💞💃👑💍❤️

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Jess Lee

AYYYYYYYY congrats!! I did that just a few weeks ago too!

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Alexander Sandberg

Huge congrats to you both!! ✨

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Jess Lee

This isn't a personal win, more of a shout out..but I'm really proud of how DEV Listings is coming along, with lots of work from @mariocsee !

For example, we now have a liquid tag for listings:

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Victor Hazbun

Getting so many invitations to jobs that I can't even handle!

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Jess Lee

sick!!

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Pandita

I know it sound dumb but this week I learned the power of vlookup in Excel and it helped me shorten the amount of work I had to do to translate our app from English to French. Instead of taking around 7-8 days to do, it took 5! :3

happy panda dance

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Anwar

Meme required for complete success 😂

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Stephen Belovarich

I released a thing I've been working on for months!

Readymade is a microlibrary for developing Web Components with TypeScript.

readymade-ui.github.io

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Jer

That's pretty cool! I've been going the other direction with WC's when I have time in the evenings — that is creating separate CSS, JS and HTML files and having RollUp do all the work behinds the scenes. I'm sort of enjoying not working with a framework.

Going to have to play with your lib for one of my experiments. Thanks for your work! I'm excited for another way to do them. :)

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Stephen Belovarich

I wanted the css to be inline with the component, so I made this to at least post process the css with postcss.

npmjs.com/package/rollup-plugin-in...

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Jer

Nice. tagged templates are pretty awesome, though I'd never seen them until I played with lit-element. More ways to produce WC's is a great thing.

I really like the css-tied-to-component idea (in WC's and other frameworks), just don't enjoy writing CSS or HTML in JS. Probably silly of me, but I got RollUp to inline the separate CSS & HTML files in a template literal inside the final JS bundle without much fuss. Never could make webpack do it.

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Adam Crockett 🌀

Much Angular. When does a library stop being vanilla, this is a question that bothers me often. Good job though, sorry for the philosophy!

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Stephen Belovarich • Edited

Is Readymade vanilla? I’d like to think it’s mint chocolate chip.

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Adam Crockett 🌀

I'm down for chic chips but I rarely like mint in ice-cream. 🍨

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Alexander Sandberg

My biggest win this week was finally getting around to building PlaceKeanu.com, which I had in my list of ideas for some time. 😍

It had an overwhelming response, so thank you if you checked it out. ❤️

I also wrote two DEV articles! One published today, which I'm really happy about, and one related to the Keanu project.

I hope everyone has a lovely weekend. 🤗

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Sarah Dye

I published my coding challenge on Github. Disney Codes Challenge is where participants build Disney inspired coding projects for 23 minutes each day for 57 days. It is now live on Github and I'm doing the challenge myself on Twitter at #DisneyCodesChallenge.

github.com/BritishPandaChick/disne...

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Jer

I got to start a new developer on building their first project. We pair programmed: Built the foundation of a grid system together from scratch (flexbox, "don't overthink it") then a site icon lib using icomoon.io, symbol-defs and <use>. fill:currentColor too.

It's pretty awesome to see that moment when a concept clicks and they realize a big, highly-stylized site is within their reach. I know next week will bring stumbles and some frustration but right now it's fun to see their joy.

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Juneau Lim • Edited

Welcome back, Jess! ♥️
I actually have two wins.

  1. I have submitted an application for my first hackathon!

  2. I got my first business email since I changed my career, yesterday!

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Alexander Sandberg

I hope the hackathon goes well! And wow, a career change? So exciting!! 😍 Wish you the best of luck!

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Juneau Lim

Thank you! I'm nerve & excited for both of them. X-)

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Elliot

Awesome!! I participated in my first hackathon recently and it was really fun :)

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Juneau Lim

Even the pre-hackathon stage is already fun.✨
Glad to hear your first one sent out greatly!
excitement++;

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Nadine M. Thêry

I finished the Angela Yu's Web Developing Bootcamp at Udemy. I feel more comfy now to start my own app at last!

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Priyanka Kore • Edited

My win was, I was able to maintain my discipline :) writing third post on dev.to in third consecutive week

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Alexander Sandberg

Consistency is key, Priyanka! Keep it up!

I will give it a read! 🙂

Also, a pro tip for you:
If you paste a link to your post like this, {% link https://dev.to/... %}, you'll get a nice embedded preview in your comment! 😃

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Priyanka Kore

That’s a great tip, Thanks 😁

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David Dal Busco

I published my website, a new app prototype for a client, a new blog post on Dev and today I implemented some improvements in our upcoming web open source editor for presentations following some feedback I gathered IRL with some first tester

I wish all weeks could be as productive and fun 😃

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asafd1

My win for this week is that I did some coding :) . After a few years of managing a group of devs and not having any time to do any coding that actually goes to production, I took some tasks from our backlog. I coded in React, Java 8 and played with Docker. It was fun!