DevToolsDigest: Issue #270
This week's digest includes news and resources from Anchor, Databricks, and more.
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The Week in Developer Tools
Internal TLS deployments using ACME for provisioning have unbounded potential for delivering application encryption, but the ACME gap remains. Internal TLS deployments lack elegant solutions for managing client trust stores, lifecycle management, built-in key rotation, revoking certificates and keys, and automated renewals.
The software industry is learning once again that complexity kills. How did we get here? How did our aim become not addressing the task at hand but instead setting a pile of cash on fire by solving problems we don’t have? There are a few things in recent history that may have contributed to the current state of things.
If you’ve come here looking for a step-by-step guaranteed guide to finding product-market fit, you’re going to be disappointed. No such guide exists. Though there’s no formula for finding PMF, you can significantly increase your odds, and save yourself a lot of time and heartache, by studying the lessons of those who’ve made it.
Multi-cloud is now mainstream. According to Oracle research, 98% of enterprises using the public cloud have adopted a multi-cloud infrastructure. Although a multi-cloud environment may offer significant benefits in terms of scope and flexibility, it also carries the burden of higher complexity.
Developer Venture News
Since the November public release of ChatGPT, “there has been an absolute awareness revolution in the market. Everyone suddenly sort of woke up and realized, what frankly, we've known for a long while, which is that AI has enormous transformative power.”
From the Heavybit Library
Community, particularly in open source, starts from a small network of personal bonds between people who are working together to overcome a shared challenge that they can't solve by themselves. So if there are other people who are facing that same challenge, and you can get them in on the ground floor to that solution, it's going to make them feel really good about themselves.