This month’s most useful tool for developers < February 2019

Elliott King
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on 05 March 2019

Some are about new thinking or new techniques, some are about legacy technology and some are just useful resources for different languages or platforms. Some are just lolz. The brief is simple – if we think they’re useful, you might too.

 

Want to learn how to deploy an API using cloud formation?

Watch this fantastic presentation from one of our senior engineers Steve Atkinson!

 

Need a debugging library for RxJS?

Here we go!

 

Interested in virtual reality?

Read this case study to see how Ford is using VR software Gravity Sketch to design cars in virtual reality!

 

This new tool is awesome for testing!

requestly

We recently used Requestly to redirect an API call to a custom json response. Snazzy!

 

Are you a drone enthusiast too?

Watch Real Engineering‘s awesome episode on how Rwanda built a drone delivery service!

 

Want to test your design eye?

Check out this cool game!

 

The best Linux desktop environment?

15 environments reviewed and compared!

 

Overcoming latency is hard

But you can use instant.page for just-in-time preloading! Awesome!

 

AI: that you can FaceTime!?

 

The failed Netflix homepage redesign experience that no-one noticed

This is seriously cool. A snapshot of an A/B test from media giants Netflix.

 

Need an animation library for React?

You’re welcome.

 

Need to connect with your remote team?

This product looks cool – a real-time whiteboard for distributed teams.

 

This person does not exist!!

AI image

This site uses AI to generate a human face. 😮 Refresh for a new face!

 

Create a mobile app, from a Google sheet in 5 minutes, for free

Pick a sheet, customize your app, share it with a link. Awesome!

 

Lessons from 6 software re-write stories…

A new take on the age-old question: Should you rewrite your application from scratch, or is that “the single worst strategic mistake that any software company can make”? Read here.

 

This cat… does not exist

AI cat

You don’t say 😂. More here.

 

Like this stuff? Want to work with people who like this stuff? We’re hiring! Get in touch: hello@dootrix.com 

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