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DevToolsDigest: Issue #248

This week's digest includes news and resources from Fast Company, Loom, Astro, and more.

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    The Week in Developer Tools

    The 10 Most Innovative Companies in Enterprise of 2023

    Explore the full 2023 list of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies, 540 organizations that are reshaping industries and culture. They’ve selected the firms making the biggest impact across 54 categories, including artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, gaming, and more.

    Loom March 7th Incident

    Despite numerous systems and processes in place to ensure the safety of user information, on March 7th 2023, some of Loom's users had their information exposed to other user accounts. A configuration change to their Content Delivery Network (CDN) caused incorrect session cookies to be sent back to users.

    Industry Research

    Why Python Keeps Growing, Explained

    Which programming language has been around for more than three decades and continues to grow in popularity each year? If you guessed Python, you nailed it. Dive into a brief history of Python, its benefits, its use cases, and learn why a program language conceived in the 1980s continues to dominate development.

    2023 Web Framework Performance Report

    How do modern web frameworks compare in real-world usage & performance? The purpose of this report is to look at real-world data to better understand the relationship between framework choice, performance, and actual user experience on the web. 

    Developer Venture News

    Can My Open Source Company Raise Series A?

    Historically, there has been no clear playbook for open source metrics, benchmarks, and timeline to paid product. Prior to the 2022 downturn, many open source companies could raise Series A (and even Series B) without a commercial product or strategy. But, things have changed.

    From the Heavybit Library

    The Past, Present, and Future of Observability

    Metrist co-founder and CEO Jeff Martens discusses how your team can implement monitoring and detection best practices now, how to understand the modern monitoring stack, and which pieces your organization is missing to ensure actual four-nines availability across the board.