DevToolsDigest: June 10th, 2021
This week's digest includes news and resources from Honeycomb, Softr, Marqeta, Blockdaemon, Aserto, and more.

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The Week in Developer Tools
Softr is an easy and fast way to build powerful web apps and portals from Airtable, in minutes. No code required. With Softr, you can build client portals, internal tools, marketplaces, online communities, resource directories and websites.
Observability platform provider Honeycomb announced it has added a Honeycomb Metrics offering to its cloud service that surfaces insights using a construct many IT teams already employ to manage their environments. The company has been at the forefront of a race to replace traditional monitoring tools with an observability platform that provides more context.
Industry Research
When Netflix first pioneered chaos engineering 10 years ago with its Chaos Monkey tools, the prevalent idea was randomly shutting down parts of a system to see if the whole thing goes down. Since then, chaos engineering has evolved into a more mature practice that vendors and enterprises are adopting more widely, whether they call it chaos engineering or not.
There is a huge assumption that static sites mean static data. The static assets served when we host Jamstack projects can contain JavaScript files; after all the “j” in Jamstack represents JavaScript. Just as JavaScript brought dynamic data to websites in the 90s, it can still do the same today.
Developer Venture News
Marqeta offers physical and virtual debit, credit and prepaid cards. Its customers include a technology-enabled companies like Uber Technologies Inc., Doordash Inc. and Instacart Inc. Uber is also a backer of the company through the holding of a stock warrant.
Blockdaemon is the foundational layer to the blockchain industry, enabling participants to stake and deploy nodes with institutional-grade security, scalability, and reliability. This funding round adds capital to the explosive growth Blockdaemon has experienced over the past year as they have deployed more than 10,000 nodes across 40 blockchain networks and 20 global regions. 
From the Heavybit Library
We’re pleased to welcome our newest Heavybit portfolio company, Aserto. Aserto is a cloud-native authorization service providing enterprise-ready permissions and RBAC for SaaS applications. The platform satisfies complex enterprise requirements while avoiding the pitfalls of outdated and insecure authorization. 
Netlify and JAMstack, Snyk and DevSecOps, LaunchDarkly and Feature Flagging - every truly groundbreaking technical startup requires a focus on industry-wide education, a well-aligned community and product, and great partners. They’re not just building great companies, they’re building software-defined movements.