It's been a busy week for developer tools. Last week was GitHub Universe, GitHub's premiere conference with looks back on the last year and many new product announcements. This week we have a special section for the announcements.
- What I loved about Paul Allen
Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, has died from a recurrence of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Bill Gates looks back on meeting Paul, starting Microsoft and his brilliant and wide-ranging mind.
- GitHub goes down — and takes developer productivity with it
GitHub suffered a failure of a data storage system. Parts of the service were offline while they failed over and notification delivery was delayed after recovery.
- What does Stack Overflow want to be when it grows up?
Stack Overflow is 10 years old; co-founder Jeff Atwood looks at what he imagined Stack Overflow would be when he created it and what it's become.
- Automating Release Notes with Azure Functions
Release notes are important for your end-users, but tedious to create. What if instead of doing it manually, you could automate their creation?
- Announcing the GNU Kind Communication Guidelines
RMS rejects codes of conduct for GNU projects, ensuring there is no push to diversity, no clear guidelines for contributors, and no repercussions for violating them.