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Dev Tools Digest – May 23 Francisco Fisher

This Dev Tools Digest features news from Citus Data, Meteor and Gradle. Heavybit introduces a new member, Netlify.

 

Testing the Waters

Gradle has collaborated with the makers of the Kotlin programming language, JetBrains, to begin development of Gradle Script Kotlin, an IDE integration for Gradle with features including auto-completion and refactoring. Samples of the Kotlin scripting, to be released with Gradle 3.0, can be found here.

CircleCI’s latest blog post features an on-demand webinar on using Docker Compose for testing. The presentation features CircleCI solutions engineer Kevin Bell and developer Tim Reinke.

 

Citus 5.1

Citus Data announces the release of Citus 5.1, with improvements to data ingestion speed for better testing and development. The new release also includes improved insights into distributed queries. Read this post for more information on Citus 5.1.

 

Meteor Docs Go Open Source

Meteor launches a new open source format for its user guides and documentation. The new docs site features an option to edit on GitHub for fixes or updates. Visit Meteor’s post to learn more about the guidelines and procedures for editing.

 

New From Heavybit

Heavybit introduces its newest member, Netlify, a company that helps developers, editors, and designers manage and publish their content online. Read more about this exciting new addition here.

In the latest Don’t Make Me Code, Convox CEO David Dollar and Opsee CPO Stephen Boak are joined by Matt Harris, Co-founder of sendwithus. The podcast covers the challenges of providing a consistently high quality developer experience across a diverse set of languages. Also included is the importance of DX to building developer traction, and what to look for in potential DX hires.

To Be Continuous features CircleCI founder Paul Biggar and LaunchDarkly CEO Edith Harbaugh discussing the widely covered “left-pad” incident and its impact on the open source developer community.

 

Latest Devco Jobs

LightStep is looking for:

Iron.io seeks a business development manager and a solutions architect.

For more information on these and other developer-related jobs, visit devcojobs.com.

 

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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