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DevToolsDigest: Issue #215

This week's digest includes news and resources from Devocate, LinkedIn Pulse, Webflow, and more.

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    The Week in Developer Tools

    Segun Ajibola: My Beginner's Guide on Using Git & Building Your GitHub Profile

    What is Git? Git is an open source software for tracking changes in distributed version control system. As of Nov. 2021, over 73 million developers use GitHub and the GitHub community is set to hit 100 million users by 2025. If you're not already using GitHub, you should!

    The Code Review Pyramid

    When it comes to code reviews, it’s a common phenomenon that there is much focus and long-winded discussions around mundane aspects like code formatting and style, whereas important aspects (does the code change do what it is supposed to do, is it performant, is it backwards-compatible for existing clients, and many others) tend to get less attention.

    Industry Research

    Your First 30 Days in a New DevRel Role

    Your first 30 days in a new DevRel role will be vastly different company to company. As a DevRel function, fulfilling your company onboarding is incredibly important. You need to fully understand the business & product offerings to drive the greatest impact.

    Reimagine the Role of Marketing as the Growth Engine for Business

    Promotion, branding, positioning, messaging, while still important, do not define the future of marketing. What's next focuses on the customer's experience, designing and delivering the experiences customers seek and covet, connecting the dots to personalize their journey and make it seamless, and engage in new touches focused on relationship-building and experience design to deliver value throughout their time with you.

    Developer Venture News

    Website Builder Webflow Hits $4 Billion Valuation As It Nears $100 Million Revenue

    Webflow now has more than 200,000 customers and is starting to see new streams of revenue from bets that it took years ago—investing in things that don’t generate revenue right away is a core tenet of the mission. The new funding will go toward more product development on long-term bets.

    From Heavybit

    Early Stage Content Strategy: Earn Trust, Manage Risk and Build Momentum

    In this Speaker Series presentation, Hit Subscibe CEO Erik Dietrich shares how to establish (or refine) content marketing KPIs specific to your business, hypotheses and experiments to reduce uncertainty for those just starting out, and future-proof approaches for teams of all stages and sizes.