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June 20th, 2019
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πŸ“š Stack History

It's official, Slack is now a publicly traded company! πŸ“ˆTo celebrate we've taken the awesomeness of Slack's amazing engineering blog (seriously they really documented pretty much everything), open source repos, case studies, tech talks/slide-decks and articles published by others over the years and constructed a master timeline of all the major stack decisions they've made on their journey from πŸ¦„ to IPO! 🀯
Check out the second installment of Stack History and let us know what you think!
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πŸš€ Featured Post

Our friends at AppSignal wrote a story about three tools that came together to help scale their all-in-one APM product that monitors over 60 billion requests a month! 
πŸ’— View story


Meet A Founder Transforming How Software Is Bought

Why Developers Use TypeScript in 2019

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 πŸ€”  WDYT

Tomáš Pustelník is a StackShare power user who recently wrote a Stack Decision about why he uses Firebase at work. Dan then left a comment with some great constructive feedback about Firebase. It sparked some discussion in Slack and it got us wondering...what do you think?
Facebook just announced its long-awaited cryptocurrency "Libra" which is a stable coin and will be available in 2020. One cool thing we noticed is that 97% of it is written in Rust

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Customer Success Β· San Francisco
Front-End Software Engineer
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AWS Β· Node.js Β· TypeScript Β· Security Tooling Β· Berlin, Germany
Backend Engineer
Python Β· JavaScript Β· Rails Β· SQL/NoSQL Β· $110k – $135k Β· San Francisco
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