Lots of great news this week, especially around the CI/CD space. Notably, Travis CI was acquired by a private equity firm criticized for "sunsetting" their applications. Can Travis avoid this fate? Plus both Stack Overflow and GitLab announce surveys: make sure your voice is heard!
- Idera acquires Travis CI
Travis CI is acquired by Idera Group, a private equity firm that manages developer tools companies like Embarcadero and Assembla, who you might remember as hosters of Subversion repositories.
- A guide to automating HashiCorp Vault #1
An incredible three-part guide to working with Hashicorp Vault: auto-unsealing, authenticating with instance metadata, and authenticating with an IAM user or role.
- State of the Stack 2019: A Year in Review
In 2019, it's hard to imagine writing software without Stack Overflow. A look back on what happened on Stack Overflow last year, including their attempts to make the community friendlier.
- Do more with patterns in C# 8.0
Whoa, the upcoming C# 8.0 adds some more clever pattern matching goodness: patterns can be applied recursively and switch statements get more compact.
- Top 5 Open Source Features in Azure Pipelines
From the shameless self-promotion department: I wrote a blog post about how continuous integration build systems like Azure Pipelines help to manage open source projects.
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