Article: Gitpod DevXConf ‘developer experience’: never mind UX, what about DevX?

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Gitpod DevXConf ‘developer experience’: never mind UX, what about DevX?

The company’s software is positioned as a software engineering platform to automate the provisioning of ready-to-code development environments. Alongside some financial updates, the GitPod has detailed what it calls a veritable ‘bevy’ of product features and the first-ever DevX Conf purely focused on improving the developer experience.

About time too eh? Well, to be fair, we do hear a whole lot about so-called User eXperience (UX) with its fancy lower-case upper-case nametag and acronym, so very arguably, we should be thinking about DevX first… otherwise, none of that UX will ever get delivered properly, if at all… right?

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Article: How to pick the right license for your open source project

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How to pick the right license for your open source project

It’s been decades, and we still can’t help but talk about open source licensing. RedMonk analyst Steven O’Grady is sick of writing about licensing, but we’re apparently not sick of reading about it. And yet the “correct” answer for any would-be open source project lead is relatively simple: the license you choose determines “the kind of community that you’re going to build,”

According to Hassy Veldstra, founder of open source load testing tool Artillery.io. He detailed why Artillery chose the Mozilla Public License (MPL) version 2, and the different paths open to open source projects.

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