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The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week

1. Noam Chomsky & Regex

What on earth to the two have to do with one another? Find out in Alaina's spellbinding post about the linguistics behind regular expressions.

2. The truth about learning to code

"My name is xxxx and after studying with TreeHouse for six weeks, I got a job as a Front-End Developer."

^^ Does not apply to everyone. In this post, Muna shares the truths she's learned on her coding journey.

3. Do you know how to GitHub?

Community advice on github and personal use, team use, open source, career advancement, and more, compiled by Kim Arnett.

4. The what, why, & how on progressive web apps

Alexandre gives us a quick guide to progressive web apps.

5. "It's been hard, but I'm loving it!"

Overheard at a conference in a huddle of junior developers. In this post, Steff goes in more depth about these feelings and shares some tips to help junior devs.

6. No More Outdated API Documentation

A walkthrough on using Dredd, a tool for testing APIs using their own documentation.

7. Technology fads

"An innovation only becomes a technology fad when we start mass-adopting it on any basis other than its own merit!" Jason shares his thoughts on today's fads.

That's it for our weekly wrap up! 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!

Top comments (2)

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Jason C. McDonald

YAY! It has been a goal of mine to make it to one of these lists!

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Ben Halpern

Congrats gang!