DevToolsDigest: January 31st, 2020
This digest includes news and resources from Radar, Cloudflare, CircleCI, Redpoint Sysdig, Kevin Stewart, Webflow, and more.

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The Week in Developer Tools
In a declaration published in the Wall Street Journal, Radar and nine other independent software companies, including Segment, Mixpanel, and Airship, united to declare that Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems are no longer enough for the digital era.
A guiding principle for the Workers platform is ease-of-use. The programming model is simple: it's just JavaScript (or, via WASM, Rust, C, and C++), and you have complete control over the requests coming in and the requests going out from your Workers script. To enable this, they've embraced JAMstack – a software stack comprised of JavaScript, APIs, and markup.
When it comes to building RESTful APIs, PHP’s open source Laravel framework is a leading choice. This is one of the reasons why Laravel remains a top 5 backend framework for web development. Laravel also makes testing a breeze by providing an easy-to-use testing suite to help you test your API endpoints.
Industry Research
Don’t be a clean code zealot. Clean code is not a goal. It’s an attempt to make some sense out of the immense complexity of systems we’re dealing with. It’s a defense mechanism when you’re not yet sure how a change would affect the codebase but you need guidance in a sea of unknowns.
The excitement of joining a startup is understandable. You’re sold on the vision, the people are nice, and the amenities in your cool new office are fantastic! You can’t wait to start working with the team to push out code. Well, the best way to go fast is to slow down.
Developer Venture News
Redpoint invested in LaunchDarkly in 2017, and in the past two years, the company has dominated the feature management category, serving businesses as diverse as Intuit and QVC. Redpoint’s Scott Raney sat down with Edith Harbaugh, co-founder and CEO at LaunchDarkly, to discuss the unique challenges and opportunities of developer-centric platforms, creating strong culture, and how the life of an entrepreneur changes as startups grow.
To date, Sysdig is the only security company to support a secure DevOps approach by integrating monitoring and security into a single platform. Cloud teams can embed security, maximize availability, and ensure compliance. By integrating security into the DevOps process, teams can realize the business goals in their transition to cloud native.
From The Heavybit Library
To learn how early stage teams can kick off an effective OKR program, Heavybit's Content Manager spoke with Heather Doshay, VP of People for Webflow and veteran OKR planner. She shared her learnings and experiences with implementing OKR programs, and offered up some actionable advice for teams that are reading to take the plunge.
In a members-only session with SaaS sales leader Mitch Morando, Heavybit member companies learned how to kick off founder-led sales initiatives. During the session, Mitch shared some sales prospecting tips for technical SaaS buyers that founders can use to help fill their early-stage sales pipeline with better candidates.