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Docker Build Args: A Brief Introduction

We'll walk you through docker build args and explain what they are and how to use them in practice.

July 3, 2024
Developer Experience

5 Alternatives to Docker Desktop

Learn about various Docker Desktop alternatives, their features, pros, and cons. Also, compare these tools to identify the best among them.

July 3, 2024
Developer Productivity

4 Alternatives to GitHub Codespaces

Learn about GitHub Codespaces, its importance, and how it works. Finally, take a look at some most popular alternatives to GitHub Codespaces.

June 28, 2024
Developer Experience

7 Essential VS Code Extensions

VS Code extensions are secret weapons that empower you to write cleaner code and take your coding skills to the next level. Let's review some of the best ones.

June 14, 2024
Developer Platform

9 Useful Backstage Plugins

This post is about 9 useful Backstage and we'll explore the plugins that can enhance your development workflow.

June 12, 2024
Developer Experience

9 tools, libraries and extensions our developer can't live without (and why)

We asked our developers to give us the tools the tools they are in-love with and that started a long thread of opinions and debate. Discover the top 9 essential developer tools that enhance productivity and streamline developer experience.

May 16, 2024
Developer Productivity

DORA Metrics Dashboard: How to Build One, With Examples

This blog post will explore what DORA is, what a DORA dashboard is, and some DORA metrics. We will also learn how to build a DORA dashboard.

April 18, 2024
Developer Productivity

Cycle Time in Agile: A Detailed Introduction

This post is about cycle time in Agile, exploring its definition, calculation methods, and strategies for improvement.

April 5, 2024
Developer Productivity

What VPs of Engineering care about in 2024?

Last week we held invited a selected group of engineering leaders to join us for roundtables, share what keeps them up at night and what their view is on measuring engineering organisations, increasing productivity and artificial intelligence.

April 4, 2024

6 GitOps Tools You Should Know About in 2024

Learn key GitOps tools that are influencing the future of DevOps, offering insights for both developers and IT professionals, and how to choose one.

April 1, 2024
Developer Productivity

17 Best Developer Productivity Tools to Try in 2024

Efficiency and productivity are necessities. In this post, let's dive into the top developer productivity tools to elevate your game in 2024 including Figma,, Linear,, Tigris data, Neurelo, Pullflow, Appmap, copilot, VSCode

March 11, 2024
Developer Productivity

7 Important KPIs for Software Development Teams

In this post, we’ll look at software key performance indicators (KPIs), and how you can use them to help your business thrive.

March 8, 2024
Developer Productivity

8 Proven Ways to Improve Developer Productivity

Learn how to improve developer productivity, why it's important to do so and even some bad metrics you should avoid with our guide.

March 6, 2024
Developer Productivity

Increase Developer Productivity: Expert Tips

Boost your developer productivity with our expert tips and tricks. Learn how to enhance developer experience and velocity in a cloud development environment.

February 27, 2024

What is a Cloud Development Environment? Is it better than localhost?

Learn about the advantages of cloud-based development environments and how they differ from traditional localhost setups.

February 20, 2024
Developer Productivity

How Uber tripled velocity and developer productivity?

This is the story of how Uber improved developer productivity and experience over the course of 6 years, and what internal tools were used to triple velocity.

February 19, 2024

Why should an engineering organization embrace GitOps?

Discover the compelling reasons why engineering organizations should adopt GitOps the the future of AI assisted Gitops.

February 3, 2024
Developer Experience

Internal Developer Platform vs Internal Developer Portal

Discover the key differences between internal developer platforms and internal developer portals in the competitive world of software development.

January 29, 2024
Developer Productivity

How to Calculate Developer Productivity Metrics Using MergeStat and DevZero

Combine MergeStat and DevZero to calculate crucial metrics, gain insights into development team productivity, and make informed decisions to

January 17, 2024
Developer Experience

What is an Internal Developer Platform and why do you need it?

Discover the power of an internal developer platform and why it's essential for your organization's success.

December 4, 2023

Mastering Self-Hosted Runners for GitHub Actions: Setup, Benefits, and Best Practices

Set up self-hosted runners for GitHub Actions to gain control, customization, and access to local resources; follow our guide to configure,

July 14, 2023

Kubernetes Debugging Tips

Practical debugging tips for Kubernetes, highlighting key aspects such as observability tools and understanding pod lifecycle.

May 30, 2023
Artificial Intelligence

Impact of AI, Product Velocity, and more: Learnings from Engineering Leaders Forum

Insights from the inaugural Engineering Leaders Forum.

May 17, 2023
Developer Productivity

Orchestration Basics: Tool Functionality DevOps Teams Need

From automation and real-time monitoring to workflow management.

April 18, 2023
Developer Productivity

Time Management Tools and Tips: Boosting Productivity for Software Developers

Discover the best time management tools and tips specifically designed for software developers to optimize workflow and increase productivit

April 14, 2023

Converting from Docker Compose to Kubernetes

Most teams attempt to recreate their Kubernetes production deployments with Docker-compose for their local laptops and CI.

April 11, 2023
Developer Productivity

Google Developer Productivity: Key Insights & Best Practices

Learn how to measure developer productivity effectively. Discover Google's developer productivity optimization strategies and the importance

April 7, 2023

How to Set Up a VS Code Server For Working Remotely

Learn how to set up a visual studio code server to create secure access to your virtual machine or PC devenvs from any web browser

March 27, 2023
Developer Productivity

Boosting Developer Productivity in 2023 with AI Tools

Stay ahead of the game with these AI tools every software developer should know of in 2023. Streamline your workflow and boost productivity.

March 24, 2023

Will Javascript Containers Overtake Linux Containers?

The emergence of Javascript Containers has many questioning what that means for Linux Containers.

March 21, 2023
Developer Productivity

Empowering Leaders to Maximize Developer Potential

Learn how to increase the productivity of your software engineering team with tips from a former software engineer at Uber in this Forbes ar

March 17, 2023

Achieving SOC 2 Compliance: What It Means for DevZero and Our Customers

DevZero announces their recent achievement of SOC 2 Type II certification, confirming their commitment to security and compliance for their

March 10, 2023

Tips for Zoom that make everyone's experience better

Zoom is an indispensable tool for distributed. Check out some tips to improve the UX of Zoom for you and your teammates.

March 8, 2023

Development Environments: Trends and Insights from LinkedIn Polls Feb 2023

Gain insights into the latest trends and challenges in software development from DevZero's weekly LinkedIn polls. Get valuable results on to

March 3, 2023

Introducing DevZero. It’s time to upgrade localhost.

This is a short essay that will focus on the most important aspects of DevZero and how it can be used to accelerate developer productivity.

January 27, 2023

Kubernetes vs. Terraform: Which DevOps/Platform Engineering Tool Do You Need?

Terraform and Kubernetes are great tools with exceptional functionality. Learn to identify the best use case for each of these tools for you

January 18, 2023
Developer Productivity

Why Software Development Environments are Important and How to Manage them Effectively?

A software development environment is a valuable workspace for building, testing, and maintaining programs.

December 15, 2022

Why You Should Invest In Developer Workflow Optimization?

Optimizing your developer workflow is not a one-time task. Creating a cycle of improvement is critical.

November 11, 2022

Cloud Development Environments Reduce The Risk of a Breach

With consistency and a central point of control, cloud development environments are inherently more secure than developing on a laptop.

August 1, 2022

Software Development Lifecycle: The Development Stage

This post breaks down the software development lifecycle (SDLC) into subparts

May 2, 2022

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