Top 7 Featured DEV Posts from the Past Week


Every Tuesday we round up the previous week’s top posts based on traffic, engagement, and a hint of editorial curation. The typical week starts on Monday and ends on Sunday, but don’t worry, we take into account posts that are published later in the week.

How to use HTTP Status Codes

HTTP status codes are short messages that are provided when we interact with a server, showing us what’s happening. See if you’re using those status codes right with @pragativerma18.

Hacking BeReal (On MITM Attacks)

@ozcap wanted to see how much it would be possible to manipulate a social networking app with the help of a software called Mitmproxy. See how it turned out!

Prevent Unnecessary Re-Renders in React!

Re-renders are when React needs to update content that has already been displayed. @adevnadia provides some tips on how to prevent this when possible!

React TS Tips

Here’s an example from @lico as to why you shouldn’t repeat the type when you pass functions as props in React TS and instead use their types.

5 Enhancements to your Node App

As you build your app, you may realize it’s growing slower as you add more features. Here are some things you can do to mitigate that effect from @chegerose!

Configuring a codespace for a frontend workshop — & more!

@blackgirlbytes found the solution to the chaos of workshopping and educating beginner developers to code – GitHub Codespaces. There are so many helpful pointers in this tutorial so don’t waste another minute before diving in!

My Dev Workflow on WSL

Windows is not the best choice for programming natively, but that’s why Windows Subsystem for Linux is available. Here’s how @nexxeln decides to set up a workflow on WSL.

That’s it for our weekly Top 7 for this Tuesday! Keep an eye on this week for daily content and discussions…and be sure to keep an eye on this series in the future. You might just be in it!

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