DevToolsDigest: October 4th, 2019
This week's digest includes news and resources from npm, JFrog, Trusted Insight, This is Product Management, Snaplogic, and more.

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The Week in Developer Tools
Analytics is an open source analytics abstraction library for browsers & Node.js It's pluggable & designed to work with third party tools like Google Analytics, CustomerIO, Crazy Egg, Simple Analytics, FullStory, HubSpot, etc., including your own backend.
JFrog Xray is instrumental in flagging components when vulnerabilities are discovered in production systems at runtime, and also, through integration to CI systems like Jenkins CI and TeamCity at build time. The IDE integration completes the CI/CD process, by bringing Xray's issue discovery one step earlier, to development time.
Introducing the AWS AppSync component that allows you to easily and quickly deploy GraphQL APIs on AWS, and integrate them with AWS Lambda, DynamoDB & others.
Industry Research
During the API panel at the Trusted Insight Summit 2019, the founders of Netlify, Apollo, and Pusher, discussed the meaning and purpose behind API-focused companies; the complexities behind building APIs; and why APIs will be in your portfolio if they aren't already.
It was 2009 and the executives running a software startup named Gigya recognized their survival required them to pull off a pivot. The then three-year-old company was selling widgets that customers used to spiff up their MySpace and Friendster pages, and it had no problem hitting its revenue targets. But the digital world was changing fast.
Jenny Wolochow, Senior Product Manager at Coursera, and Todd Olson, CEO and co-founder of Pendo, discuss how to use data to your advantage when roadmapping and building products. 
A challenge facing many startups is that they do not have enough data, limiting their ability to create great products. However, large enterprise partners can help startups fill the data gap and support their ability to innovate .
Developer Venture News
Snaplogic, which has built an integration platform that lets enterprises bring in and integrate both legacy and cloud apps to better monitor them and let them work together, has closed $72 million in growth financing, money that it will be using to expand its business globally.
From The Heavybit Library
Announcing DevGuild: Enterprise Security Speaker
Join founders, CISOs, security engineers, and product owners on Thur Nov 14 for DevGuild: Enterprise Security. Hear real stories from seasoned enterprise security leaders and developer startup founders from Atlassian, Segment, HashiCorp, Splunk, and SignalFX, and leave with a clear framework for securing your own product for enterprise success. Get your tickets now before they sell out.
In episode 38 of The Secure Developer, Guy speaks with Andy Ellis, CSO of Akamai. They discuss streamlining customer assurance, the role of an incidents coordinator, and the value of transparency between a security company and their associates.
In episode 53 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.