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DevToolsDigest: Issue #220

This week's digest includes news and resources from Netlify, Replicated, Retool, and more.

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    The Week in Developer Tools

    Netlify Edge Functions: A New Serverless Runtime Powered by Deno

    Edge Functions enables you to run serverless JavaScript/TypeScript functions right from Netlify’s Edge network. Because Edge Functions is built on Deno, an open source, standards-based runtime, it works out-of-the-box with web frameworks that support these capabilities.

    Adventures in Database Administration - Starring SchemaHero

    Gone are the days when those of us not fluent in SQL find ourselves perched on dev.mysql.com looking to verify just one more time that the syntax of a pages-long command to import a sensitive database that we were trusted with is correct. Only to get an error message for a missing ";"

    Industry Research

    An Introduction to Open Source Program Offices

    Earlier this Spring, Rizèl Scarlett, Developer Advocate at GitHub, brought together experts in Open Source Program Offices (OSPOs) for a conversation to explain the what, the why, and the how of OSPOs– including how companies can use OSPOs to bring more Open Source into their organizations.

    The 2022 State of Engineering Time

    What are software engineers actually spending their time on? The question has become more pertinent than ever with recent epic shifts in where and how we work. Retool and Wakefield, a professional research firm, surveyed 600 software engineers at US companies, between January 5th and January 21st, 2022.

    Developer Venture News

    The Venture Slowdown is Impacting Fundraising for Startups of Every Size, Sector

    New data from Carta, a provider of shareholder management services to private companies, indicates that the slowdown in venture capital activity is not constrained to a single stage or sector. Instead, data indicates that even less mature startups will not prove immune from a retreat in private market investment.

    From the Heavybit Community

    Deciding How and Where to Reach Developers

    It’s said that enterprises use over a thousand developer applications in their tool chain. You need to capture the attention of developers and stand out from the competition. Rather than just waiting for potential customers to find you, in this post Alexes Mes, Associate and Data Scientist at SlashData shows you how to become top-of-mind for developers.

    Metrist is Hiring a Developer Content & Community Manager

    Founded by early employees of PagerDuty and New Relic, Metrist is building a new kind of observability platform — one that focuses exclusively on third-party SaaS and IaaS providers. Metrist is hiring a Developer Content & Community Manager to design, own, and execute on their first marketing strategy.