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Underrated Articles on Dev.to Last Week

manpreet profile image Manpreet virk Updated on ・2 min read

Hello hello! I'm back with another installment of underrated posts of last week! Let's check them out and see what the community has been up to.

1. Using Design Patterns in Javascript

In this article, Carlos describes the Strategy Pattern, how it works, how and when it should be applied. This pattern is known as Policy in another context. He also shows an example of how implementing it works in Javascript.

2. Making your Apps More Secure

Our attackers keep getting better, and so must we. Joe writes about several commonly overlooked ways to secure web apps. Many of the examples provided are specific to Java, but it's still a great post nevertheless.

3. Writing Effective Bug Reports

The main output of testing is bug reports, and unfortunately far too many teams suffer from the consequences of badly written bug reports. Savvina describes how to write an effective bug report and increase the chances of getting all your bugs fixed faster. It's really easy, as the only thing you need is a good pattern. Well-written bug reports are quicker for developers to fix, and quicker to re-test.

4. Using Technology to Enhance your Health

Health is a major concern in everyone's life today. This article articulates this very effectively and Alison gives some neat examples of real-time applications with which we can update our health issues and can cure them within a reasonable time-frame.

5. Teaching Adults How to Code

When teaching adults how to code, the best way to ensure success, according to Jared, is to cultivate a growth mindset with problem-solving heuristics, use articulate language, and promote fun. It's a great read, especially because the fundamental concepts can easily be applied to any domain of knowledge.

6. Essential Skills for iOS App Developers

Here are 6 Skills explained by Ada James that every iOS app developer must know to be supremely hirable. It's a very straight-forward post that explains what skills are indispensable for developers who want to stay at the top.

7. Good Documentation Makes You Happy

Gabriele explains the importance of documentation and how it is more than just lines of comments on a function. Good documentation is a well written README.md, and it focuses on the whys more than the whats. We see a silly example and a few recommended practices to get started with a good README.md.

That's all for now. These were my personal favorite underrated posts from last week. I hope you liked this post. Tell me in the comments about your favorite posts of last week that went underrated! ❤️

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Oh boy, how exciting, I made the list! I really appreciate the mention, thank you!


It's my pleasure😊


Thanks very much! I really appreciate the mention, any suggest/dude or problem which I could help I'm here! :-)


You're welcome carlos😊


What an absolutely brilliant idea! I just found several very good articles this way. Keep it up!


Thank you so much!!