DevToolsDigest: March 13th, 2020
This digest includes news and resources from The Practical Dev, CMX, The New Stack, Amplitude, and more.

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The Week in Developer Tools
If you’re looking for a way to write easily maintainable and portable CSS in React, you may be interested in using the styled-components library. It’s one of a number of CSS in JS libraries that let you skip some of the pains that you may otherwise experience dealing with large and unwieldy .css files.
This year is going to be rough for event organizers. If your event is coming up soon, you’ll likely have to cancel or reschedule. Even if your event is at the end of the year, it will be very difficult to promote your event without coming across as tone-deaf, ticket sales will suffer, sponsorship sales will suffer. But where there is struggle, there is opportunity!
Industry Research
DevOps is a fast-moving space, but sometimes in the race to the finish, there are steps that can be overlooked — security could well be one such step. In Snyk’s DevSecOps Insights 2020 report, they identified a few areas where there might be security missteps. It’s become almost a cliche saying “security is everyone’s business,” but the reality on the ground is often somewhat more nuanced.
While Customer Success Managers aren't negotiating and closing deals, CSMs need to know that every action taken in the field needs to tie back to the revenue metrics Customer Success is responsible for, and ultimately influences the growth rate for the company.
Developer Venture News
Amplitude will continue to support ClearBrain’s paying customers until the technology is integrated, at which point they will work with Clearbit on transitioning to Amplitude’s platform. Additionally, Amplitude will give ClearBrain customers on its free plan until the end of April to migrate to Amplitude’s platform.
From The Heavybit Library
Every startup team has limited resources. You have questions to answer and hypotheses to test before committing engineering resources to build the scalable version. Practicing lean launches helps your team use those resources effectively. Ghostbuilding is a great way to check the market acceptance for your products before actually building.
Cybercrime is projected to cost the world $6 trillion every year by 2021. The emergence of advanced technology, growth of the internet, a dramatic increase of connected devices, and the rise of sophisticated hacking tools have left organizations grappling with how to develop an effective cybersecurity strategy.
As end-users and increasingly purchasing decision-makers, developers are an important audience for DevTools software teams. In this post from Devada, Chief Technologist Jesse Davis shares why communities are a critical part of any developer tool’s marketing strategy.