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DevToolsDigest: Issue #290

This week's digest includes news and resources from Redis, Sentry, Anchor, and more.

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    The Week in Developer Tools

    Redis Adopts Dual Source-Available Licensing

    The new source-available licenses allow Redis to sustainably provide permissive use of their source code. They're leading Redis into its next phase of development as a real-time data platform with a unified set of clients, tools, and core Redis product offerings. The Redis source code will continue to be freely available to developers, customers, and partners through Redis Community Edition.

    Sentry’s AI-powered Autofix Helps Developers Quickly Debug and Fix Their Production Code

    Sentry has long helped developers monitor and debug their production code. Now, the company is adding some AI smarts to this process by launching AI Autofix, a new feature that uses all of the contextual data Sentry has about a company’s production environment to suggest fixes whenever an error occurs.

    lcl.host: Get HTTPS In Your Local Dev Environment

    The fastest and easiest way to get HTTPS in your local development environment, lcl.host gives you browser trusted HTTPS certificates for your web apps in development. The CLI tool handles all setup & system configuration in seconds, and guides you through application setup instructions based on your language and framework.

    Industry Research

    Thoughts on the Future of Software Development

    Large Language Models (LLMs) caused a huge stir in the creative circles when they were able to generate images, text and code. Before the advent of these models, the main argument against automating these tasks was that machines can’t think creatively. Now this argument gets weaker by the day. Where do we go from here?

    Shipping Quality Software in Hostile Environments

    Tech debt is the implied cost of an easy solution over a slower and better approach accumulated over time. It’s the entire system that has become too complex to change or deprecate, and you’re stuck with it because no reasonable amount of effort would be enough to fix or replace it. It’s also the broken tools and processes, but even worse, it’s a lack of confidence in the build and deploy process.

    Developer Venture News

    Astera Labs’ Stock Soars, as Investors Cheer the Debut of a New AI Chip Play

    The AI-led data center buildout that is benefiting Astera Labs makes up what the market may consider a larger portion of its current size, and future growth. The fact that the company’s growth rate accelerated as much as it did in the fourth quarter of 2023 and that it managed to swing from a loss to GAAP profitability that quarter underscores the view that it is a company on the move thanks to AI demand.