August 22, 2014
Developer Experience Design
David Dollar, now CEO at Convox, worked on many of Heroku's developer-facing tools, including the API, command line client (CLI), foreman, H...
This Dev Tools Digest features news from Citus Data, Meteor and Gradle. Heavybit introduces a new member, Netlify.
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 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 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.
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.
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