DevToolsDigest: September 3rd, 2020
This digest includes news and resources from AWS, Google, Moesif, JFrog, Avo, and more.

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The Week in Developer Tools
Building with React Native is extremely efficient — but getting started can be a little tricky. This guide covers topics outside the scope of the React Native docs, e.g. JavaScript and React fundamentals, and key patterns/libraries used by the React Native community.
Bottlerocket is designed to improve security and operations of your containerized infrastructure. Its built-in security hardening helps simplify security compliance, and its transactional update mechanism enables the use of container orchestrators to automate operating system (OS) updates and decrease operational costs.
Low-code and no-code approaches to software development are all the rage. Google released the alpha version of Jetpack Compose, its UI toolkit for helping developers “build beautiful UI across all Android platforms, with native access to the platform APIs.” 
Industry Research
Testing is one of the most important topics in software development, but a lot of developers still shy away from it. The primary motivation behind this article is to give a clear overview of the entire world of Javascript testing and making it simple to understand. Even if you have no prior experience in testing, this article will prove to be the perfect start for your journey.
While API monitoring enables you to check for uptime and take action if your API has time outs or responds with 500 errors, it's also limited due to it being a blackbox form of monitoring with assertion checks created ahead of time. API observability is a form of whitebox monitoring that requires an agent or SDK to passively log API traffic to an observability service.
Developer Venture News
Avo, a startup that helps businesses better manage their data quality across teams, announced that it has raised a $3 million seed round. Avo also released its Inspector product, a tool that processes event streams for a company, visualizes them and then highlights potential errors.
JFrog Inc., a technology company that makes tools for software developers, filed for an initial public offering, adding to a U.S. listings rush by the industry. JFrog, based in Sunnyvale, California, said in its filing that its technology allows developers to continuously update software. It envisions version-less software, which it calls “liquid software.”
From The Heavybit Library
Scaling your early-stage company is both an exciting and overwhelming journey. For many first-time founders, understanding how your responsibilities and org should evolve along with your business can be tricky to navigate. We sat down with Elle Destree, an executive coach and learning & development consultant, to hear more about the process of finding a leadership coach to help guide you through those transitions.