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MAY 31, 20163 MIN

Dev Tools Digest – May 31

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    Check out articles from speakers at Gluecon, DrupalCon and GOTO Chicago in this week’s Dev Tools Digest. Stripe has updates for mobile developers, and a new Meteor app hackathon helps kids find medical care.

    The Keys to a Winning Team

    Gluecon 2016 wrapped up last week with presentations geared toward successful developer teams. LaunchDarkly CEO Edith Harbaugh has a recap of the event.

    DrupalCon New Orleans presenter Luke Preobasco gives a breakdown of developer security and focuses on some key security concepts for Drupal and beyond, including the importance of encryption and having secure API keys. You can read more and watch a video of the talk on the Pantheon blog.

    Just Go With It

    The GOTO Conference brought developers together in Chicago on May 24 and 25. Presenters included Travis Reeder, CTO and co-founder of Iron.io, who discussed his company’s decision to base their infrastructure on Go instead of, say, Ruby. Visit the Iron.io blog to read more about why Iron.io started using Go and stuck with it.

    Making It Happen on Mobile

    Stripe announced updates for mobile developers creating apps to accept Apple Pay and Android Pay transactions from countries including Australia and the UK. The folks at Stripe have also released an open-source JavaScript library for creating fullscreen modal views.

    Poetic Systems collaborated with The Hacker Society to host a 50 developer hackathon. It’s mission: to build a Meteor mobile app that tracks and locates a mobile pediatric care unit for the Ronald McDonald House. You can read about the event and the app deployment here.

    New From Heavybit

    The first WelpConf took place at the Heavybit Clubhouse earlier this month with guest speaker Andy Smith of Wercker and a panel moderated by BigPanda‘s Dan Turchin featuring Opsee’s Andy Smith and Greg Poirer. Videos and transcripts of the event can be found here.

    Cecilia Stallsmith, Head of Product Marketing at Slack, gives examples of successful platform models and strategies for better developer adoption in her Speaker Series presentation, “Platform Marketing: So You Want to Be an Ecosystem?

    The Latest Devco Jobs

    Netlify is looking for a Lead Designer to drive product, branding and UX strategies for its fast growing company. A Support Engineer position is also up on the Devco Jobs site.

    Particle is hiring for a Distribution Account Manager to coordinate its key accounts and distributors. The company is also seeking a Senior Full-Stack Software Developer to build tools for its IoT product building platform.

    For more developer-based news and content, check back with the Heavybit blog, or browse Heavybit’s Library for in-depth talks from industry leaders on how to grow your company. Is there some news, events or developer related content you’d like to see on the next Heavybit Dev Tools Digest? Contact us, we’d love to hear from you.

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