In this Dev Tools Digest, get a new open-source tool from Keen IO for cohort analysis, learn how to Dockerize any app the right way, take a peek into the future of the Serverless Framework, and more.
Keen IO Open Sources Cohorts Tool
Now you can build your own cohort analysis tools, with total control over the logic, look, and feel. Keen IO released a new open source tool for cohort analysis. Cohort analysis is incredibly valuable when you’re trying to understand retention and patterns of behavior over time. Check out the new tool on GitHub.
Apollo iOS, a GraphQL Client For iOS Written In Swift
Heavybit Member Meteor announced Apollo iOS, a GraphQL client for iOS written in Swift. Apollo iOS allows you to execute queries and mutations against a GraphQL server, and returns results as query-specific Swift types. Check out the Apollo iOS Quickstart guide for a collection of sample Xcode projects that make it easy to get started with Apollo iOS.
Convox released the Convox Guide to help you achieve true dev-prod parity for any app. Use the guide to “Dockerize” any app, so you can develop it locally and deploy it to AWS, exactly what Images and Containers promise. Read the full guide here.
Future of Serverless Framework
After announcing Serverless Framework V.1 two weeks ago, Serverless opened up about what’s in store for the framework in a new blog post. The post is both a rundown of what’s next as well as a call for input from the community. Is there something you’d like to see in the Serverless Framework? Read their announcement and share your ideas.
New From Heavybit
We announced our new Marketing and Product Faculty Chairs, Nisha Ahluwalia and Cole Krumbholz. As Faculty Chairs they are building a formal marketing and product curriculum that includes SaaS benchmarks, required reading, assigned product and marketing instructors, and a framework for demand generation and product discovery. Read the full announcement in this post.
Learn about optimizing video encoding quality, QoS and analytics best practices, as well as ideas for operating with a multi-CDN stack in this great talk from IGN Entertainment’s Zac Shenker.
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