Useful articles by Don Hamilton
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DevRel: What is it?
DevRel's philosophy overcomes the typical developers' skeptical attitude toward traditional hard-sell marketing. Learn more about DevRel. "So, it's share the knowledge first. Educate people, make them better at what they do, and then demonstrate how to implement those things through [what] you're trying to sell." -Brandon West, on the Scaling DevTools podcast.
Why Wait for Success?
Overnight success is rare. Quite rare. Many variables must line up to become successful. It usually takes longer to gain traction with customers than anyone would like. Let's look at what may delay your DevTool success. We'll also touch on Michael Christofides' story. Christofides is a developer who has
A Brief History of Infrastructure
We're in the business of infrastructure, so we got thinking: Where are we and where did we come from? How did things work before AWS came along? Here's our stab at mapping out the evolution of infrastructure. The Problem of Infrastructure As most of you probably realize, infrastructure
AWS Amplify vs. Firebase: 50-Feature Comparison
Google and Amazon dominate cloud computing. Developers want to know what developer-friendly services these behemoths offer. Two services competing for slightly different audiences are AWS Amplify vs. Firebase from Google. 1. Let's take a brief look at these two services. We'll discuss the pros and cons of each.
Jekyll Hosting-The Search for Speed, Security, and Low Cost
New development tools such as Jekyll arrived with the advent of the JAMstack, creating a need for hosting Jekyll-produced static HTML websites. You need speed and security from your hosting platform. Ease of deployment matters. These are qualities available in a new crop of static site hosts.
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