1. Assess My API Approach
Community memberimthedeveloper welcomes critique on their approach to API key generation, storage, and policies in a side project. A great conversation follows in the comments.
Critique My Plan: API Key for Authentication
2. A Bare Minimum for Vim
To vim, or not to vim? That seems to be the eternal question. For everyone going with the first choice, this article runs down the basics you’ll need to know.
Vim for starters – the minimum you need to know
#beginners #terminal #linux #vim
3. Trending Git Repos
Weekly Trending Repositories on GitHub
4. Need, or want? Need.
Highlighting jQuery’s usefulness with a number of examples showing the native approach vs. the jQuery-assisted version.
I Need jQuery
5. I wish I knew back then…
A really terrific short/sweet article that highlights a number of learnings that “weren’t so obvious” at the beginning. I’d love to see more of these in other languages.
Things that weren’t so obvious when you starting to program in Python
6. Reading List Recap
Blaine shares his 2017 reading list with rankings and reviews. It’s great to see programming-related reads represented alongside fiction and business books. Definitely give it a look if you need some reading inspiration.
Books I read in 2017
7. Walk around the Block
Another excellent write-up indamcosset’s series of articles about blockchains. This post delves into the “block” and uses examples to describe merkle tree roots and much more.
Blockchain: what is in a block?
That’s it for our weekly wrap up! Keep an eye on dev.to this week for daily content and discussions…and if you miss anything, we’ll be sure to recap it next Monday!