DevToolsDigest: May 25th, 2023
This week's digest includes news and resources from Microsoft, Accel, Poolside, AWS, and more.

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The Week in Developer Tools
Microsoft uses Build to make feature announcements for its platforms and provide in-depth sessions for developers and other professionals that rely on its tools. This year’s Build is heavily focusing on AI, with new additions of the CoPilot experience to Windows 11 and Edge, as well as new Bing AI and Copilot plugins for OpenAI’s ChatGPT.
Monitoring is simply the process of observing and recording the activity of a system. Monitoring tools collect data about how an application is functioning. Monitoring keeps on top of the health of your applications, helping you to stay vigilant to known points of failure. As a superset of monitoring, observability includes all of these capabilities, plus more.
The concept of micro-frontends architecture is the micro-services approach adopted to front-end development, and is a new alternative way for the development of modular front-end applications. Microfrontends are suitable for large applications with multiple functions.
Industry Research
Since Accel’s founding 40 years ago, technology has transformed our world and paved the way for a bright future. Explore 40 defining moments in tech over the last 40 years.
While GPT could provide some assistance in certain areas, human input and decision-making are still crucial in ensuring the success of product management. While AI has the potential to revolutionize the field of product management, it can't yet fully replace the skills and expertise of a human product manager.
Developer Venture News
Jason Warner — who joined Redpoint Ventures two years ago as a managing director — has raised a $26 million seed round for an artificial intelligence company focused on software and code called Poolside that he co-founded with serial entrepreneur Eiso Kant.
Several years ago, providers of open-source software had a beef with Amazon Web Services. They complained that AWS was selling cloud-based versions of their software, depriving them of hundreds of millions of dollars in annual revenue. The company found ways to make peace with the open-source providers—short of sharing revenue with them.