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DevToolsDigest: Issue #221

This week's digest includes news and resources from Forbes, HackerOne, Harness, pganalyze, and more.

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    The Week in Developer Tools

    How Postgres Chooses Which Index To Use For A Query

    Using Postgres sometimes feels like magic. But sometimes the magic is too much, such as when you are trying to understand the reason behind a seemingly bad Postgres query plan.

    Introducing JSON Hero: An Open-Source JSON Viewer for the Web

    JSON Hero is an open-source JSON viewer for the web that lets you browse, search and navigate your JSON files at speed. If you'd like to contribute or run JSON Hero yourself, join them on GitHub.

    Industry Research

    What is a Good Growth Rate?

    In the early stages, investors don’t care about month-over-month growth. Why? Because percentages with a small base don’t mean much. That being said, if you’re looking for a month-over-month benchmark below $1m ARR, answers typically fell in the 15%-25% range.

    Driving Customer Loyalty and ROI Starts With Developers

    By simply increasing customer retention by 5%, businesses could see an increase in profits anywhere from 25% to 95%. The benefits of building a great customer experience are clear, but when identifying how to actually go about curating a world-class customer experience, things become more complicated.

    Developer Venture News

    HackerOne Acquires PullRequest to Power Developer-First Security Testing Solutions

    PullRequest offers code review to its customers via its reviewer community of senior-level developers, with expertise spanning platforms, from web to mobile, and all common coding languages and frameworks including React, Python, and Node.

    Harness Wrangles Up $3.7B Valuation After $230M Raise

    Harness’ platform uses machine learning to allow developers to release applications into production faster by detecting the quality of deployments and automatically identifying failed ones. Harness said in a release it has more than doubled its annual revenue rate year to year and has grown from 250 employees in January 2021 to nearly 700 today.

    From Heavybit

    JAMstack Radio Ep. #100: Non-code Contributions with Ramón Huidobro of Suborbital

    In episode 100 of JAMstack Radio, Brian Douglas speaks with Ramón Huidobro of Suborbital. This talk explores the DevRel role, offers actionable tactics for building confidence as an open source contributor, and spotlights the importance of inclusivity in tech.

    Celebrating 100 Episodes of Jamstack Radio: Where Are They Now?

    A big thank you to host Brian Douglas and all of the guests who've kept JAMstackRadio running strong for 6 years. In this post, we look back on some early episodes feat folks who were just getting started. Here's to another 100 episodes!