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DevToolsDigest: Issue #267

This week's digest includes news and resources from Snyk, Hugging Face, and more.

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    The Week in Developer Tools

    Minimum Viable Secure Product

    Minimum Viable Secure Product is a minimalistic security checklist for B2B software and business process outsourcing suppliers. Designed with simplicity in mind, the checklist contains only those controls that must, at a minimum, be implemented to ensure a reasonable security posture.

    Entrepreneurship for Engineers: Selling Open Source Software

    When you’re selling for an open source business, you have basically three levers to pull. For founders of open source startups (and the sales teams they eventually hire), what is unique about sales when their company also offers a free alternative?

    Industry Research

    How Snyk Created a Developer-first Security Company

    Learn how Guy Podjarny and his co-founders built Snyk by pioneering a go-to-market motion that coupled product-led growth for developers with enterprise sales targeted at security leaders. Check out this complete case study on how Snyk found product-market fit.

    Will We Ever Have Clean Data?

    Companies’ data infrastructures—including those at many young startups—are often terminally messy, full of brittle scripts, manually updated CSVs, and “pipelines” that involve transferring an Excel file from one computer to another with a USB drive.

    Developer Venture News

    Hugging Face Raises $235M

    Much of what Hugging Face delivers falls into MLOps, a category of tools for streamlining the process of taking AI models to production and then maintaining and monitoring them. The MLOps market is substantial in its own right, with one report estimating that it’ll reach $16.61 billion by 2030.

    From the Heavybit Library

    Data Privacy, Security, and Identity in the Age of GenAI

    To get a better understanding of the landscape and the future challenges and opportunities offered by generative AI systems, we spoke with experts at Okta, Splunk, and Tonic to cover day-to-day and long-term data privacy and security strategies, and market opportunities in the space.