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DevToolsDigest: Issue #50

Today's digest includes news and resources from Netlify, Kloudless, TechCrunch and pspdfkit. 

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    The Day in Developer Tools

    WebAssembly: A New Hope

    In March 2017, just five months ago, the WebAssembly Community Group reached consensus on the initial (MVP) binary format, JavaScript API, and reference interpreter. What is WebAssembly and what does it mean for the web?

    Netlify Raises $12m from A16Z

    Netlify was excited to announce that they've raised a $12 million Series A round from Andreessen Horowitz, together with their existing investors: Bloomberg Beta, Designer Fund, and Tank Hill Ventures.

    Metrics and Monitoring at Kloudless

    Metrics and monitoring are important for any service. They provide critical information needed to detect and respond to incidents and issues. Kloudless deals with millions of requests, and keeping track of everything can be difficult. Kloudless has recently integrated a new metrics system to tackle this challenge.

    Practical Product Ep. #10, Killing Products Gracefully

    In Episode #10 of Practical Product, Craig and Rimas are joined by Suzie Prince from ThoughtWorks. Suzie explains how as a product manager she had to make the difficult decision to shut down her product, Snap CI.

    The Evolution of Machine Learning

    Major tech companies have actively reoriented themselves around AI and machine learning: Google is now “AI-first,” Uber has ML running through its veins and internal AI research labs keep popping up.

    The Latest Developer Company Jobs

    Particle is Hiring: Front End Engineer

    Librato is Hiring: Growth Engineer/Developer

    Pagerduty is Hiring: Scrum Master

    From The Heavybit Archive

    Jeremy Edberg on Scaling for Success and Failure at Reddit and Netflix

    Having worked on some of the highest trafficked sites in the world, Jeremy Edberg solves for growth. The key to scaling is finding your bottlenecks before your users do. Some of the ways Netflix does this is via auto-scaling, automated simulations (the Simian Army) and choosing frameworks with active communities.