Some fresh weather is here and so is our weekly digest from our authors. Maybe you can distract yourself from some spring cleaning by checking out these posts instead.

Bimodal Explained – A Release Management View

Releasing software on two different paths, also known as bimodal IT, requires special handling sometimes. So Vlad Georgescu explores bimodal IT from a release management perspective on Enov8’s blog so you can see how to make it work for your organization.

Team Room Problems: 5 Signs of a Toxic Code Review Culture

If you want to learn how you can change your team’s behavior to create a healthier environment, then you should head over to SubMain’s blog. There, Mark Henke explains the five signs of toxicity in your code reviews.

What Is Site Reliability Engineering?

To give you a better understanding of SRE, or site reliability engineering, Alice Njenga discusses how it relates to DevOps and why you should consider adding a site reliability engineer to your team. To find out more, see Scalyr’s blog.

Python Garbage Collection: What It Is and How It Works

Python is one of the most popular programming languages, and its usage is only accelerating. This post on Stackify’s blog from Alex Debrie covers the background of memory management, plus how to alter Python’s default garbage collection behavior.

Understanding the CI/CD Pipeline: What It Is, Why It Matters

The most successful software companies have a Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipeline. What is that exactly though? Well, TJ Simmons explains it and why your team might need it on Plutora’s blog.

API Security: Guard Against Your Provider’s Weaknesses

When you think of API security, you typically think about your own APIs. But what about external APIs that you use? On Carve System’s blog, Sylvia Fronczak gives some advice on what you should consider when you’re evaluating an API’s security and some of the steps you can take to protect yourself.