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The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week

Every new week we round up some of the last week's top posts, comments, and tweets. If you have any feedback, please leave a comment._ ❤️

1. Is working remote as glamorous as they say?

According to Peter Angela, it's a mixed bag. He started working remote six months ago, and now he shares his tips for those lured by the glamour.

2. AMA with Stephanie Hurlburt and Rich Geldreich, texture compression experts

We had our first duo AMA on where we had the opportunity to ask anything to the folks behind Binomial. They both work on Basis, a texture compression product that's about to become industry standard. We learned lots of things from how they deal with anxiety to how they decided texture compression could be a viable business.

3. Reading list for software engineers

Our author, Lorenzo, has over twenty years of software engineering experiences. These are the eleven books that he recommends.

4. Programming paradigms, dissected

In this article, Eric Normand shares his take on procedural programming, object oriented programming, and functional programming. He describes their features, methodologies, and paradoxes.

5. But I want to have fun!

We all agree that deep down, software development is a lot of fun. Here's an analysis of how all our fun gets ruined.

6. Write good code, a guide for all

While targeted for beginners, this is a guide for all developers looking to write 'good code.'

7. Step one: escape from the cave

Here's a list of five things to strive for, if you want to be an awesome programmer.


That's it for our weekly wrapup! Keep an eye on 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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Ben Halpern

Great week, awesome AMA from @richgel999 and @sehurlburt 😄