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The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week

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1. Make It Personal

Amanada walks us through different types of personal websites and points out which elements make them unique and memorable. This is valuable information, especially for devs looking for new opportunities.

2. Better Context

Kent explains why he's stoked for React's new, much more intuitive, Context API. We learn about React.createContext, Provider, and Consumer.

3. "Do you have any questions for us?"

Kim share basic questions you should ask your interviewer and why you should ask them. 


Based on usage stats compared to other languages, Mike explains that PHP is still well and alive. He also gives us reasons why so many people claim php is irrelevant, even though it isn't.

5. Soften Up to Level Up

There's a lot more to being a good programmer than just writing code. Aman shares some important practices with us.

6. Cannot read property 'foo' of undefined

How to safely access nested object in JavaScript in a super cool way so you never get that error again.

7. We've all been there.

How do we even determine if we are burnt out or just tired? Lewis provides some tips on how to identify burnout, as well as ideas on how to recover.

That's it for our weekly wrap up! Keep an eye on dev.to this week for daily content and discussions...and if you miss anything, we'll be sure to recap it next Monday!

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