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Your personal guide to developer news worth your attention. We keep it brief, entertaining & always on point.

Changelog News Changelog News #1

Markwhen, Tauri 1.0, SLCs & imposters

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2022-06-27T17:30:00Z 🎧 33,836

We’re experimenting with something new: a super-brief Monday edition of “The Changelog” to help start your week off right and keep you up with the fast-moving software world.

If you like this, would listen to it, and want us to keep it going… let us know in the comments or by tweeting @changelog. If you’d rather we didn’t… also let us know!

Changelog News Changelog News #9

SSH tips and tricks, retro Apple UIs, iOS Privacy and TikTok, Marta & Tauri vs Electron

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2022-08-22T20:00:00Z 🎧 33,721

Carlos Alexandro Becker shared some SSH tips, Sakun Acharige (a Comp Sci student + visual design enthusiast) created System.css, Felix Krause built a browser app that shows the JavaScript commands being executed by iOS app in-app browers, Yan Zhulanow decided to create Marta, and Lőrik Levente did a comparrison between Tauri & Electron using a real world application he’s building called Authme.

Changelog News Changelog News #7

Chapters, PiBox, using one big server, oncall compensation, being swamped is normal, Tabler & Gum

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2022-08-08T17:50:00Z 🎧 33,531

We add episode chapters to the website, KubeSail sells a PiBox, Nima Badizadegan wants you to use one big server, Gergeloy Orosz details oncall compensation across the software industry, Greg Kogan isn’t impressed with how swamped you are at work, a dashboard template built on Bootstrap & Charm releases a CLI tool for shell scripts.

Changelog News Changelog News #12

Quality is systemic, React is a self-fulfilling prophecy, Difftastic, Devbox & the shortest URLs on the web

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2022-09-12T18:30:00Z 🎧 33,478

Jacob Kaplan-Moss writes up a hot take on software quality, Wilfred Hughes creates the diff tool he’s always wanted, Josh Collinsworth thinks React is only great at being popular, Jetpack’s Devbox project looks pretty cool & James Williams sets out to find the shortest URLs on the internet. Oh, and chapters are here!

Changelog News Changelog News #5

Soft deletion, obscure data structures, driving away your best engineers, a blog platform for hackers & moar RSS

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2022-07-25T18:25:00Z 🎧 33,354

Brandur thinks soft deletion probably isn’t worth it, the orange website delivers a high quality discussion on data structures, Podge O’Brien drops satirical management advice, team pico delivers prose.sh, Mat Ryer shares his thoughts on estimations & Matt Rickard’s thoughts on RSS have us thinking about it as well.

Changelog News Changelog News #2

DevTool platform types, things to know about databases, starting with commas, Lobsters turns 10 & Upptime

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2022-07-05T20:00:00Z 🎧 32,969

We’re listening! This week’s experimental, super-brief Monday edition of “The Changelog” has the following new features: It’s longer, there’s no background music during the stories, and it includes stories previously not featured in the newsletter.

If you like this better than the last one, would listen to it, and want us to keep it going… let us know in the comments or by tweeting @changelog!

Changelog News Changelog News #20

Tracking layoffs, tech worker demand still high, ntfy, devenv, Markdoc & Mike Bifulco

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2022-11-14T17:45:00Z 🎧 32,283

Roger Lee has been tracking all tech layoffs since COVID-19, Amanda Hoover says tech worker demand is still high, ntfy helps you send push notifications for free, devenv lets you share development environments without containers, Markdoc scales from personal blogs to massive documentation sites & we talk with Mike Bifulco at All Things Open 2022.

Changelog News Changelog News #15

Hacktoberfest is ON, DiffusionBee is 1.0, Dracula UI is out, GitX is undead, Prerender is off AWS & we'll be at ATO!

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2022-10-03T17:45:00Z 🎧 32,246

Digital Ocean kicks off Hacktoberfest 2022, Divam Gupta releases DiffusionBee 1.0 with “Image To Image” support, Zeno Rocha open sources Dracula UI for React, GitX gets brought back from the brink & Prerender.io engineers save a bundle by moving off AWS.

Oh, and join us at All Things Open in early November!

Changelog News Changelog News #26

A simpler alternative to deleted_at, rules of thumb for better software, faking it until you automate it, the only civilized way to read online & AI and the big five

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2023-01-09T21:45:00Z 🎧 31,671

Brandur Leach’s easy, alternative soft deletion strategy, Lane Wagner’s zen of proverbs, Nicolas Carlo says fake it until you can automate it, Felix A. Crux thinks feeds are the only civilized way to read online & Ben Thompson analyzes AI and the big five tech companies.

Changelog News Changelog News #28

Prioritizing tech debt, UI components to copy/paste, learnings from 20 years in software, git-sim & jqjq

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2023-01-23T19:50:00Z 🎧 31,480

Max Countryman wrote up a framework for prioritizing tech debt, shadcn builds a copy/paste-able UI component library in public, Justin Etheredge shares 20 things he’s learned in his 20 years as a software engineer, Jacob Stopak’s git-sim lets you easily visualize git operations without affecting your repo & Mattias Wadman implemented jq in jq.

Changelog News Changelog News #30

OpenAI's new text classifier, teach yourself CS, programming philosophies are about state, you might not need Lodash & overrated scalability

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2023-02-06T21:40:00Z 🎧 31,235

OpenAI’s working on an AI classifier trained to distinguish between AI-written and human-written text, Oz Nova and Myles Byrne created a guide to teach yourself computer science, Charles Genschwap recently realized that all the various programming philosophies can be boiled down into a simple statement about how to work with state, you probably don’t need Lodash or Underscore anymore & Waseem Daher thinks scalability is overrated.

Changelog News Changelog News #29

Data tool belts, Build Your Own Redis, the giscus comments system, prompt engineering shouldn't exist & ALPACA

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2023-01-30T20:30:00Z 🎧 31,115

Jeremia Kimelman takes stock of his “data tool belt”, Build Your Own Redis with C/C++ is ready to read, giscus is a comments system powered by GitHub Discussions, Matt Rickard says prompt engineering shouldn’t be a thing and won’t be a thing in the future & Kolja Lubitz’s ALPACA is engine for building adventure games and interactive comics.

Changelog News Changelog News #56

The open source licensing war is over?

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2023-08-07T20:30:00Z 🎧 31,115

Matt Asay thinks the open source licensing war is over, LangUI is an open source Tailwind component library for your AI chat app, Ivan Kuleshov modded a Mac mini to run via PoE, Apple joins Pixar and others in the Alliance for OpenUSD & John D. Cook says sometimes you shouldn’t pick the best tool for the job.

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