Team Testomato is always on the hunt for interesting news about what’s going on in web development and the tech industry. We’ve pulled together another team roundup of our favorite finds from last month to share with you!
Looking for a way to detect significant changes in your time series data? Twitter just released an open-source package on GitHub to help you: BreakoutDetection R package.
According to Twitter:
Our main motivation behind creating the package has been to develop a technique to detect breakouts which are robust, from a statistical standpoint, in the presence of anomalies.
As the practice of collecting and mining millions of metrics becomes increasingly common, companies now have the ability to detect breakouts in time series data. Breakouts can potentially impact availability and performance, so early detection is extremely important.
GitHub has become so popular that services are being built around it. ZenHub is one of the latest projects aimed at making Github workflows more streamlined for users, especially those who do not have coding or development experience.
Detailed post from Ghost founder John O’Nolan about the importance of strong onboarding. He demonstrates how finding the “Aha” moments during a customer’s onboarding experience can help you focus on improving the areas related to successful conversion. Don’t assume you know what those moments are! Look at your data.
You can access important features from your command line using the Gort Command Line Interface (CLI) . Cylon also has its own CLI to generate new modules, robots, and drivers. It supports 31 different platforms, including: Sphero, Arduino, Tessel, Leap Motion, Pebble, etc.
L20n is a localization framework developed by Mozilla, which removes the needs for developers to thoroughly understand the specifics of a natural language and provides an opportunity for localizers to create better translations.
Here’s a great talk from Jake Archibald about creating web apps that can compete with native apps:
Be sure to check out the full list of videos here.