Daily Reading List – May 11, 2023 (#087)

Back from I/O, and still recovering. What a fun show. I read some good items today, including content on frontend development, perf testing serverless, and what the media thought of our generative AI announcements.

[article] How to Disagree Productively. People at work disagree all the time; it’s just whether they’re vocal about it or not. Here’s a good article on how to do it productively

[blog] The ongoing defence of frontend as a full-time job. Do full-stack or backend devs look down on frontend work? Christian says that frontend dev work is legit and a standalone career.

[blog] Trapped by Technology Fallacies. Good post by my colleague Michele. She tackles 3 fallacies that many folks tend to believe on the vendor and enterprise side.

[blog] Step up Your Go App Testing Game With the Testify Framework. I’d bet that most of the code out there still doesn’t have unit tests attached. This shows how to use a framework for testing Go code.

[blog] Go Developer Survey 2023 Q1 Results. Almost 6,000 Go devs replied to this survey and showed what tools they use, what apps they build, and what challenges they face.

[blog] Serverless Speed Test: Comparing Lambda, Step Functions, App Runner, and Direct Integrations. There’s likely not a single compute service that’s suitable for every workload, nor one service in each compute category that’s always the right fit. This test looked at a handful of AWS serverless services.

[article] Google launches a GitHub Copilot competitor. An interview with me in TechCrunch, focused on Duet AI for Google Cloud and delivering the right type of experience for a modern cloud.

[article] Google is transforming the cloud with AI — for both developers and regular users. Another interview with yours truly, and this one captures some of the major potential for an AI-powered cloud interface.

[article] How TuringBots Are Changing Software Development. This is a name Forrester Research gave to this set of AI-powered coding assistants.

[blog] Multi-Cluster Services on GKE. Our GKE team has done good work simplifying the experience of connecting Kubernetes services together. Check out this walkthrough.

[blog] Kubernetes Benefits for Developers and Business in Large Enterprises. Lots of survey results about the benefits of using Kubernetes. These make sense to me.


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Author: Richard Seroter

Richard Seroter is Director of Developer Relations and Outbound Product Management at Google Cloud. He’s also an instructor at Pluralsight, a frequent public speaker, the author of multiple books on software design and development, and a former InfoQ.com editor plus former 12-time Microsoft MVP for cloud. As Director of Developer Relations and Outbound Product Management, Richard leads an organization of Google Cloud developer advocates, engineers, platform builders, and outbound product managers that help customers find success in their cloud journey. Richard maintains a regularly updated blog on topics of architecture and solution design and can be found on Twitter as @rseroter.

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