August 8, 2014
Nightmares and Fixes in Support, Operations and Sales
From improving service architecture, sunsetting legacy services and most importantly, hacking the engineering culture — Heroku's Noah Zosc...
This week in our Dev Tools Digest, Mux secures 2.8M in seed funding, Takipi changes company name to OverOps, Netlify introduces Deploy Contexts, and more.
Mux has raised $2.8 million in seed funding to make online video better. Backers include SV Angel, Lowercase Capital, Susa Ventures, Liquid 2 Ventures, Advancit Capital, Pathbreaker Ventures, Y Combinator and individual angels. Read the press release here.
Takipi is excited to announce that the company is changing its name, product and brand to OverOps. The name change comes on the heels of the company’s 300% business growth with a slew of early enterprise customers including Kaiser Permanente, The Home Depot, Samsung, Nielsen, Fox Entertainment Group, HP Enterprise and TripAdvisor. CEO and co-founder Tal Weiss provides details here.
Netlify introduced Deploy Contexts in Netlify. Deploy Contexts are the way to tell Netlify how to build your site. They give users the flexibility to configure your site’s build depending the context they are going to be deployed to. Read the full post here.
LaunchDarkly CEO and co-founder Edith Harbaugh shared insights into Netflix’s legendary engineering team that releases hundreds of times a day. Learn how Netflix iterates quickly and innovates with numerous micro-deployments. Read the full post here.
Heavybit introduced JAMstack Radio, a new podcast that discusses the JAMstack, a new way to build fast and secure apps or websites. JAMstack Radio is hosted by Brian Douglas, Developer & Advocate at Netlify. In this first episode, Brian is joined by Aaron Autrand, and Christian Schlensker to discuss the JAMstack and some of it’s best applications.
Don’t Make Me Code released episode 12, featuring guest Guy Podjarny, CEO of Snyk. In the episode, the group discuss the current state of developer experience within security tools, the importance of non-engineers on your developer tool team, and the challenges of selling security to developers without resorting to FUD.
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