August 19, 2014
From YC to Liquidity: Behind the Curtain
As Co-founder and Chief Scientist of Cloudant, Mike Miller started database-as-a-service Cloudant after recognizing the need to analyze peta...
In this week’s digest you’ll find the latest from Heavybit’s Speaker Series, Devco Jobs, plus updates from Codenvy, Keen IO and Meteor.
Keen IO introduces Dashboards Beta, a new feature that allows individual users and teams to create custom dashboards more easily. A recent post describes how you can create and customize dashboards using a point-and-click interface. The update also allows team members to run queries and edit metrics without needing to know SQL.
Meteor releases Meteor 1.3.3 in advance of 1.4, which has begun its beta process. Improvements in 1.3.3 are based on community and user feedback, and you can find out more about the users who inspired the changes, such as including support for .babelrc configuration files, here. More information on Meteor 1.3.3 and a preview of 1.4 will be featured at the June 23 Meteor Night meetup.
A new release from Codenvy (4.3) offers updates such as a permissions management system that gives users a set of permitted actions. Also included are on-demand GitHub/GitLab workspaces that can be shared within teams and organizations. To learn more about the new features of Codenvy 4.3, take a look at this recent post.
Github Director of Outreach Chris Kelly visits the Heavybit Clubhouse to present “Content is King and Other Clichés,” a discussion on planning, delivering and redistributing authentic and engaging content.
Takipi is looking for a Director of Growth Marketing to lead the company’s cross-platform digital marketing campaigns. Also needed is a Full Stack Developer with 2+ years experience to join the Takipi team in Tel Aviv.
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