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
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.
You Don't Need a Mentor: Embracing the Power of Community
Everyone says “find a mentor”, but in reality it might not be all that effective to rely solely on them. @bekahhw shows us that when we see mentorship as daily opportunities to learn and grow, communities become an invaluable resource.
How to Improve Performance of Your database by Indexing Large Tables
Database indexing is a technique that makes searching and retrieving data from a database faster. Here's @karishmashukla with more on why you would want to index your database and how to go about doing it.
The Moq-gate: You Either die a Hero…
Debugging Rules: Understand the System
Complementing exceptions – Introducing monads for error handling in ruby
Contemporary programming languages like OCaml, Rust, Elm, haskell, and Go feature an approach alternative to exceptions. Essentially, errors are treated as values and they are managed as regular variables. Let's dive into this technique with @cherryramatis!
There are few libraries out there specifically for JS/TS devs that make working with AI models, including LLMs, easier. That's why @lgrammel has announced ModelFusion!
My final take on Gradle (vs. maven)
Gradle is built on the premise that flexibility is good, while experience has shown @nfrankel the opposite. Irrelevant customizations bring no benefit and are easy to develop but expensive to maintain.
That's it for our weekly Top 7 for this Tuesday! Keep an eye on dev.to 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!