Halfway through each month, our newsletter for developers: The Dev Times, brings three reads that our own developers found interesting on the web, and two Transloadit updates that may interest you.

Reddit and tech-savvy audiences block Google Analytics

This article by Plausible examines Google Analytics and explains why it may not be the correct tool to use for data analysis for the owners of sites with technical audiences. The author explains how adblockers and browsers can interfere with Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager tracking, then presents statistics with comparisons from three days of testing between Plausible Analytics and Google Analytics. Read the post ›

git-cliff - Generate changelog files from the Git history

Git-cliff is an open source and highly customizable changelog generator. It can build changelog files from the Git history by utilizing standard commits and custom regex-powered parsers. You can also use a configuration file to adjust the changelog template to match a specific format. Check it out ›

High-performance bracket pair colorization

Dealing with many layers of deeply-nested brackets can be a struggle. Thankfully, Visual Studio Code has now integrated bracket pair colorization to help you navigate and make sense of this. Bracket Pair Colorizer, was initially released as an extension in 2016, and this article talks about how VS Code authors could make the feature much faster by moving it to the core editor (with approval of the original extension author). Read more ›

Let's Build - Transloadit Recipes App Part 1

This is the first of two blogs published by Joseph Grabski, a talented member of our team. He recently created our Flutter SDK and decided to show off his work by creating a small food app that allows you to select a dish, 'cook' it and generate a receipt. The first section focuses on designing the user interface. See what's cooking ›

Let's Build - Transloadit Recipes App Part 2

And here's a link to the second part of Joseph's blog about creating a recipes app. This section digs into the functionality of his application, and includes detailed instructions on the technologies he used. Take a look under the lid ›