April 14, 2016
Building a Better Core Pitch
In this Speaker Series presentation, Andy Raskin outlines the critical elements you need to properly tell your company/product story.
In this issue of our Dev Tools Digest, Particle announces a brand new Console along with a great prototyping tier, Netlify calls for community content contributions, Apiary’s Zdenek presents at Github Satellite 2016, and more.
Particle announced Particle Console, an updated version of their Dashboard product that incorporates many of the features previously reserved for paying customers. They also introduced a free Prototyping tier for Console, allowing users to manage up to 25 devices while in research and development. Check out the new Console today.
Are you working in the JAMstack? Are you crazy about static generated sites and have knowledge to share? Netlify announced requests for community generated content including both written pieces, and video tutorials. In exchange for your time, expertise, and talent, Netlify will send you Amazon gift cards. Read more here.
Apiary’s Zdenek Nemec gave a talk at Github’s Github Satellite 2016 event, and his video is now available. In his talk, Z outlines how culture, understanding, communication, and collaboration are key to building a truly great API. Github flow plays a vital role in facilitating these aspects of API design, and Z lays out a fantastic workflow for you to adopt as your own.
Keen IO put on a webinar detailing their recently released Native Analytics product. Learn how to effectively use this exciting new suite of tools for white-labeling analytics in your own products by watching the webinar on their blog.
Heavybit released episode two of Practical Product, a new podcast that will teach you how to define the right product to build. In episode two, Craig and Rimas are joined by Banjot Chanana, Docker’s Senior Director of Product Management. The group discusses selling to developers in the enterprise, the relationship between sales and product managers, and the challenges of maintaining a quality Developer Experience as you begin to serve enterprise customers.
Video from our recent Diversity & Inclusion event is up on our blog. Watch as experts from Meteor, Rainforest, and Heroku discuss Building An Inclusive Remote Culture.
Heavybit member PagerDuty has an open position for a Technical Product Manager, who will be focused inward, working heavily with a highly effective team of engineers on a product that is literally shaping the way that software-based services are engineered and operated.
Berkeley based Bonsai also has an open position for a Technical Product Manager whose job will be to help drive the definition and production of Bonsai’s core platform technology.
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