DevToolsDigest: July 27th, 2018
This week's digest includes news and resources from Google, Facebook, Bloomberg, Twitter, Stripe, ESLint, Indie Hackers, TruSTAR, StackShare, and more.

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The Week in Developer Tools
Atlassian Corp. is selling its corporate chat software to rival Slack Technologies Inc. and taking a small stake in the startup, as they face greater competition from Microsoft Corp.
Recognizing the challenges facing Twitter and the public, the company is taking steps to ensure that their developer platform works in service of the overall health of conversation on Twitter.
Stripe Issuing is an end-to-end platform for quickly creating, distributing, and managing physical and virtual cards. It’s infrastructure that enables you to generate dynamic cards with custom parameters around spending limits, spending locations, and more.
Facebook has developed oomd, a faster, more reliable solution to common out-of-memory (OOM) situations, which works in userspace rather than kernelspace. They designed oomd with two key features: pre-OOM hooks and a custom plugin system. Read more on the Facebook engineering blog.
On July 12th, 2018, an attacker compromised the npm account of an ESLint maintainer and published malicious versions of the eslint-scope and eslint-config-eslint packages to the npm registry. Read the full postmortem on the ESLint blog.
News From Google Next
As Google describes it, Cloud Build is the company’s “fully-managed Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) platform that lets you build, test, and deploy software quickly, at scale.” Read more in TechCrunch.
Google will soon start widely selling its own Titan Security Key, which includes firmware developed by the omnipresent tech giant itself. The product is available now to Google Cloud customers and will eventually be available to general customers, the company announced Wednesday at its Google Cloud Next conference in San Francisco.
Knative (pronounced kay-nay-tiv) extends Kubernetes to provide a set of middleware components that are essential to build modern, source-centric, and container-based applications that can run anywhere: on premises, in the cloud, or even in a third-party data center.
Google announced the preview of their plug-in for VMware vRealize Orchestrator and support for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) resources in vRealize Automation. With these resources, you can now deploy and manage GCP resources from within your vRealize Automation environment.
Industry Research
GraphQL has been quickly taking over the dev world. A piece of technology that was non-existent outside Facebook just a few years ago is now replacing REST APIs at major tech companies. In this post, Stackshare takes a look at how some big companies are actually using GraphQL in production.
ML has revolutionized vision, speech and language understanding and is being applied in many other fields. That’s an extraordinary achievement in the tech’s short history and even more impressive considering there is still no dedicated ML hardware.

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Venture Announcements
TruSTAR Joins Heavybit
Join us in welcoming our newest member TruSTAR, the first security intelligence exchange platform that reduces incident response time via machine learning, visualization, data enrichment, and API integrations.
From The Heavybit Library
O11ycast Ep. #3, Distributed Systems with Paul Biggar of Dark
In episode 3 of O11ycast, Rachel and Charity are joined by Paul Biggar, co-founder and CTO of Dark as well as founder of CircleCI, to discuss how microservices and automation have shaped the developer landscape.
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