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Tech roundup - July 2018 cover image
Jag Singh

Jag Singh

Jul 2018

3 minute read

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

Why All Engineers Must Understand Management: The View from Both Ladders

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.

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How to deliver speed without losing your customers

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.

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Building an Inclusive Code Review Culture

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.

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Work tech

Tools to save you and your team time, and increase your productivity

Platform for issue tracking, git repositories, continuous integrations, and documentation

/ 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.

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HTTP proxy, analyzer and client for Windows, Linux & Mac.

/ 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

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Kite - helps you write code faster by bringing the web's programming knowledge into your editor

/ Kite

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.

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Tech insights

Interesting insights into technology to Level Up your knowledge

How technology is changing the car insurance landscape

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.

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Digital Asset and Google Cloud Collaborate to bring Blockchain Solutions to the Cloud

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.

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Tech news

Cherry picked the juiciest stories and awesome tech stuff we love

Mary Meeker’s 2018 internet trends report: All the slides, plus analysis

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.

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An AI can now write its own code

25 April / Jade Boyd-Rice

An AI can now write its own code

Computer scientists have created a deep-learning, software-coding application that can help human programmers navigate the growing multitude of often-undocumented application programming interfaces, or APIs.

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Lego's new Powered Up line lets you drive and code the Batmobile

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.

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