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The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week

1. 👤 Staying in the shadows is not the fastest way to grow 🌱

Lorenzo offers advice on how software engineers can be deliberate about creating their personal brand.

2. Ask Jenn Schiffer Anything!

We hosted an AMA with Jenn Schiffer, the community engineer on the Glitch team at Fog Creek. She's also the creator of and an organizer of javascript meetups.

3. Better tasks and more money 💸

Patrick gives us three reasons to quit our jobs and apply for another.

4. From Clipper to Salesforce

"For the first time in my life the word "creativity" had an empirical meaning. I was creating things. Digital things, but still, things. Pieces of code doing exactly what I told them to do. That was fascinating." Matheus shares his story of how he ended up becoming a Salesforce developer.

5. Terminal UX

A list of command line applications that might make you a happier person.

6. Can we create web apps in rust?

Yes! And Huy shares a few different approaches in this post.

7. Hard challenges are the best challenges

Sean decided to take on the challenge of writing a compiler. In this post we learn about Lexing, Parsing, and Code Generation.

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!

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Ben Halpern

As is always the case with our AMA guests @jennschiffer aced it last week with hers.