Tech roundup - July 2018
We live and breathe software and technology! So we thought we’d share our pick of the 10 best articles every month about web development and technology news.
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Web Development Insights
Some thoughtful articles to shake up your approach
31 July / Ahmed Osman
Why All Engineers Must Understand Management: The View from Both Ladders
Something interesting has been happening as I’ve been trying to write more about engineering management.
31 July / Rich Rogers
How to deliver speed without losing your customers
Despite the widespread belief that faster is always better when it comes to software development and deployment, that's not always true. In your quest for speed, you may end up alienating some of your customers.
30 July / Julianna Lamb
Building an Inclusive Code Review Culture
Every engineer is familiar with code reviews, and many before us have compiled thoughts and suggestions on how to do them. Code reviews have an outsized impact on team culture because they are an integral part of the day-to-day of every engineer.
Tools to save you and your team time, and increase your productivity
/ Code Giant
Platform for issue tracking, git repositories, continuous integrations, and documentation
Issue tracking, hosted Git repositories, continuous integration and documentation in a single platform.
/ HTTP Toolkit
HTTP proxy, analyzer and client for Windows, Linux & Mac.
See all HTTP you send & receive. Live edit, delay, or inject errors. Prototype APIs or calls in seconds
Kite - helps you write code faster by bringing the web's programming knowledge into your editor
Kite is a cloud-powered copilot that boosts your programming environment.
Interesting insights into technology to Level Up your knowledge
31 June / Josiah Motley
How technology is changing the car insurance landscape
AI, blockchain, and just an overall rise in technologies across the planet are changing the way traditional industries are doing business. The wide world of auto insurance is no exception, with disruptive technology from insurtech propelling the industry forward.
23 July / Digital Asset
Digital Asset and Google Cloud Collaborate to bring Blockchain Solutions to the Cloud
Digital Asset, a leading provider of distributed ledger solutions, today announced a new collaboration with Google Cloud to bring Digital Asset’s blockchain platform and developer tools to Google Cloud Platform.
Cherry picked the juiciest stories and awesome tech stuff we love
30 May / Rani Molla
Mary Meeker’s 2018 internet trends report: All the slides, plus analysis
This year, the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner released 294 slides in rapid succession, covering everything from smartphone behavior in the U.S. to tech company competition in China.
18 May / William Judd
Lego's new Powered Up line lets you drive and code the Batmobile
Lego took to the New York City Toy Fair this week to announce its new line of connected toys. They're called Powered Up, and they stride the line between traditional sets and programming-oriented brands like Boost and Mindstorms.