DevToolsDigest: June 28th, 2019
This week's digest includes news and resources from ReadMe, Point Nine Capital, OpenTelemetry, CloudForecast, Google Cloud, TechCrunch, CircleCI, and more.

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The Week in Developer Tools
OpenTelemetry has made good progress over the last few months. They have a buzzing community of smart, invested people. A few special interest groups (SIGs) formed and established a healthy cadence to discuss various aspects of the project. And they have a clear plan on how to get to the planned release of a converged project in September.
Faast.js is an open source project that streamlines invoking serverless functions, like AWS Lambda, as if they were regular functions in your day to day code. But the benefits don’t stop there. It allows you to spin up your serverless infrastructure when the function is actually invoked. No more upfront provisioning of your serverless environments.
If you follow the entire blog series, you can create a Clojure web application with a PostgreSQL database, test it, build it, package it in a Docker container, publish the container, stand up an AWS Elastic Container Service and deploy to the cluster with Terraform.
Industry Research
Over the past month, ReadMe has doubled the size of its engineering organization and one thing that they quickly realized was that everyone has their own coding styles. This unfortunately was starting to result in comments on pull requests like "indent this line a few more characters so it's consistent".
When looking to deploy a new SaaS solution there are lots of questions to be answered. These questions are some of the most common questions to ask of a SaaS provider. 
DevOps isn’t a product and tools alone can’t get you the necessary processes that allow you to fully realize the value of DevOps. With DevOps, people are what matter most—without the people, you won’t be able to build mindset and culture required to fully and successfully embrace DevOps.
Developer Venture News
What does it take to raise capital, in SaaS, in 2019? Back in 2016, Point Nine Capital released its now (in)famous SaaS Funding Napking. In this post, they take a look at the results of their 2019 SaaS funding survey, how it compares to the results of last year, and will provide some details on the methodology of the survey.
Chronicle’s products and engineering team complement what Google Cloud offers. Chronicle’s VirusTotal malware intelligence services will be a powerful addition to the pool of threat data informing Google Cloud offerings, and will continue to support applications running on Google platforms.
In its most recent report, Synergy Research, a company that monitors cloud marketshare, found that enterprise SaaS revenue passed the $100 billion run rate this quarter. The market was led by Microsoft and Salesforce.
From The Heavybit Library
Avo Joins Heavybit
We’re excited to welcome our newest member, Avo– a company that enables teams to manage their product and user-behavioral analytics from the top-down. Start with the questions you have, specify the high-level events you need to answer them, and use their generated tracking snippets to instrument your code consistently and robustly across multiple platforms.
Building Blocks for an Innovative and Inclusive Developer Community: Part 2
In Part 1 of Building Blocks for an Innovative and Inclusive Developer Community, SJ covered what an early-stage developer-facing startup needs to consider in order to put in place an early framework that supports and fosters a welcome and healthy developer community. In Part 2, she discusses real examples of do’s and don’ts and how to take this framework to the next level as your company grows.
In episode 52 of To Be Continuous, Paul and Edith discuss the evolution of open source over the last 20 years, maintainer sustainability, and the frequency of miscommunications in the world of texts and emojis.
In episode 33 of The Secure Developer, Guy is joined by Leif Dreizler and Eric Ellett of Segment. They discuss motivating security teams, the importance of investing time in your business relationships, and the longterm rewards of proper security training.