Library Blog

Dev Tools Digest – Mar. 18 – 24 Francisco Fisher

The Dev Tools Digest collects news and content from around the developer community. This week, Stripe Atlas expands to Cuba, Docker announces a beta, and CircleCI releases an update for OS X. Also included, the Takipi blog compares APM services and Treasure Data gives a recap of the Great Wide Open Conference.

Extending Their Reach

Docker turns three this week, and to celebrate the company has announced a beta program for Docker for Mac and Windows. Named improvements for the Docker Toolbox include the phasing out of VirtualBox, with native user interfaces and system integrations for Windows and OSX.

CircleCI announces updates to its OSX offerings including Xcode 7.3 support. New features include automated code signing services and updates to its custom CocoaPods support.

Stripe announced its global payment system, Atlas, last month. This week, Stripe will add its 186th participating country, Cuba. A recent post details how eased restrictions between the U.S. and Cuba have paved way for new international business that Stripe aims to support.


Out in the Open

Treasure Data Chief Evangelist John Hammink gives a recap of the Great Wide Open Conference that took place earlier this month. Hammink’s own presentation, “Scaling to Infinity: Open Source meets Big Data” details the need for a scalable and dynamic data analytics infrastructure.


An Eye on Performance

The folks at software analytics company Takipi have put together a side-by-side comparison of two popular enterprise-level application performance monitoring services: AppDynamics and Dynatrace. Some key differences between the two APM services include ease of deployment, pricing transparency, and modernization. You can read the full article on the Takipi blog.


New From Heavybit

In a post titled “Bias Busting: It’s About Tracking Data and Being Deliberate,” Heavybit interviewsParadigm CEO and cofounder Joelle Emerson. Emerson shares her insights from having worked with companies including Slack, Airbnb and Pinterest. To continue the conversation on how biases may affect your company, check out a discussion on unconscious bias at Heavybit’s clubhouse on Tuesday, March 29. To participate, use the RSVP password “inclusion-hb.”

In this week’s To Be Continuous podcast, CircleCI founder Paul Biggar talks with LaunchDarkly CEO Edith Harbaugh about Biggar’s blog post “It’s The Future,” a humorous take on the evolution of microservices.


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. 

Want developer focused content in your inbox?

Join our mailing list to receive the latest Library updates. After subscribing, tell us your preferences to receive only the email you want.

Thanks for subscribing, check your inbox to confirm and choose preferences!

You've been here a while...

Are you learning something? Share it with your friends!