DevToolsDigest: Oct 7th, 2021
This week's digest includes news and resources from Cloudflare, AWS, Contentful, Memgraph,, and more.

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The Week in Developer Tools
Last week, Cloudflare announced not one, but four major new features that could disrupt 3 industries and make building your Minimum Viable Product significantly faster and cheaper.
Cloud Control API is a standard set of APIs to Create, Read, Update, Delete, and List (CRUDL) resources across hundreds of AWS Services (more being added) and dozens of third-party services (and growing).
Industry Research
October 4's events are a reminder that the Internet is a very complex and interdependent system of millions of systems and protocols working together. That trust, standardization, and cooperation between entities are at the center of making it work for almost five billion active users worldwide.
REST is an acronym for Representational State Transfer, which is a term introduced in 2000 by American computer scientist Roy Fielding in his dissertation “Architectural Styles and the Design of Network-based Software Architectures.” REST is a set of rules and guidelines for creating resource-based web services that are stateless.
Developer Venture News
Graph databases underpin many modern applications, enabling everything from social networks to fraud detection software to extract insights by connecting the dots between pieces of data that aren’t obviously related. Ever wondered how Facebook makes such eerily good friend recommendations? Graph databases.
The company made some early bets on the open source Envoy proxy and Istio service mesh. Both projects have grown to be leaders in this space, and the company has been a major contributor to both from the very beginning, which puts it in a good position to build commercial products on top of these projects.
From the Heavybit Library
We’re excited to announce our newest member company, Memgraph -- the only platform that makes real-time streaming graph computation accessible to every application developer. The product is engineered to help enterprises support both transaction and real-time graph analytics at web-scale, and delivers sub-second execution on a graph with billions of edges and vertices.
Portia Burton is the owner of Document Write, a technical content agency for software companies. She specializes in creating engaging tutorials and automating the documentation process. In this post, Portia shares 3 of the most common documentation problems at organizations, and how to solve them with automation.