- StackOverflow: The 2020 Developer Survey is now open!
I feel like surveys are invading our lives - every time I buy a sandwich for lunch, I get a receipt asking me to rate my experience. But the Stack Overflow survey is different: it's intelligent, and it drives the entire industry forward. If you haven't taken it yet this year, you should.
- A new hash algorithm for Git
In theory, Git was built on a hash algorithm that was cryptographically strong. In practice, it was built on SHA-1, which was broken by the SHAterred attack. This isn't an extinction-level crisis for Git, but it is moving to newer, stronger hashing algorithms to keep your code safe.
- Docker Index: Insight from the World’s Most Popular Container Registry
Containers are used in production deployment workflows, or course, but they're also commonly used in development. And now that Docker Hub reports 8 billion pulls per month, it's fascinating to look at the insights that they have around container usage.
- The Arctic Code Vault: your open source projects are being archived
GitHub is taking an impressive step toward protecting open source: they're taking all the recently updated and well-respected public projects and… they're putting them on physical media and burying them in a mine shaft in the Arctic Circle, where your code will (hopefully) live forever.
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