Dev Tools Digest – Oct. 10 Ted Carstensen
In this week’s digest, new features from Convox, a great blog post and several job openings at ReadMe, a fantastic guide to building your own Facebook ChatBot from Serverless, and a deep dive into analytics-as-a-service through the lens of software development lifecycle concepts from Keen IO.
Heavybit member company Convox announced Workflows, a set of new tools and APIs that enable DevOps best practices like Continuous Delivery and QA Apps. With Workflows you can now automate the steps between new code and a production deploy. Read about the full feature set here.
A Culture of Communication
ReadMe posted a great article on cultivating a culture of communication around your API documentation. In the article they outline a handful of guideposts for developing your own culture: setting standards, writing everything down, hold everyone responsible, make updates dead simple. Read the full post here.
You Get A Bot, And You Get A Bot!
Heavybit member Serverless put together a detailed step-by-step guide on building your own Facebook Messenger chatbot using the Serverless Framework. Check the source code for their sample project ‘Quotebot’, and follow the guide for yourself on the Serverless blog.
Wrap Your Head Around Analytics-As-A-Service
Keen IO’s Vladi Semenov penned an interesting piece on getting comfortable with analytics-as-a-service. In the piece Vladi uses concepts more common to software development lifecycle focused businesses to frame analytics. Learn how agile, CI/CD, DevOps, and infrastructure-as-code apply in the analytics world on the Keen IO blog.
Latest Dev Company Jobs
ReadMe has several exciting openings including a Sales Lead position, a spot for an API Engineer, and finally a Full-Stack Node/JS Developer. See all available Developer Company Jobs at devcojobs.com.
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