DevToolsDigest: Oct 14th, 2021
This week's digest includes news and resources from Docker, Google, GitLab, Notion, and more.

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The Week in Developer Tools
Developers can use Docker to keep track of different versions of a container image, see who produced it with what, and roll back to prior versions. Even if one of your machine learning application services is upgrading, fixing, or down, your machine learning application can continue to run.
Chrome DevTools is a set of web developer tools built directly into the Google Chrome browser and it's one of the most used tools among web developers. But it has some amazing features that most developers are not aware of.
Industry Research
The Jamstack has gone mainstream. It’s the new way to build applications and websites, and it’s where the industry is going. Even more, it’s a thriving community that is growing fast as a wave of mainstream adoption continues, driven by fantastic scaling, high performance, and workflows and tooling that developers love.
GraphQL was created by Facebook developers and it is used by many big companies which means it is not going anywhere. So, if you are a frontend developer and looking for something new to try out - start with GraphQL, you might fall in love with it.
Developer Venture News
GitLab made its Nasdaq debut today, and in typical GitLab transparent fashion, they were the first company to publicly live stream the entire end-to-end IPO listing event. In this thread we highlight some of the many contributions GitLab has made to the Heavybit community over the years.
In an interview, COO Akshay Kothari and Olivia Nottebohm, who joined Notion as chief revenue officer in June, said the funding would go towards Notion’s “platform” push to offer, and connect to, more applications, as well as staffing up its operations to meet its international and big-business demand.
From the Heavybit Library
In episode 88 of JAMstack Radio, host Brian Douglas is joined by JB Rubinovitz of Homebase, a platform for making local-first software. They discuss the features and use cases of Homebase, how Bail Bloc mines crypto for bail funds, and the future of decentralized data.
In episode 44 of o11ycast, hosts Liz and Charity speak with Vincent Behar of Ubisoft. Together they pull back the curtain on OpenTelemetry, exploring its popularity and standardization, as well as Vincent’s continuous journey to better understand the developer experience.