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Mission To Mars – PyCon 2014

We had a blast at PyCon 2013 with our giant email-powered Nerf gun. It was a big crowd-pleaser and for PyCon 2014, we wanted to do something even cooler. So of course, it was obvious that we should start with… a vacuum cleaner. This blog shows you how we went from vacuum cleaner to Mars Rover and ended up having a great time again this year at PyCon.

Mailgun Team
15 min read
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How Connection Pooling Helped Us Cut Delivery Time In Half, Offer Opportunistic TLS

This post was written by Russell Jones, a software developer at Mailgun responsible for open-sourcing our mime-parsing library flanker. Today he’s going to blog about how we optimized outbound connections and reduced sending time while implementing opportunistic TLS. The same technique can be used to optimize everything from web crawling to high-throughput external APIs, but we’ll discuss SMTP as an example.

Mailgun Team
4 min read
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Mailgun Docs Are Now Open-Source

Initially posted on January 24, 2014. We like open-source software a lot, and we’ve open-sourced some of our code recently like our MIME parsing and email validation libraries. Today, we’re letting you know that we’ve also open sourced our documentation.

Mailgun Team
1 min read
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Building An SMS-To-Email Gateway

Our friends over at Plivo posted recently about a really cool SMS-to-Email Gateway that they built and we wanted to share. We’ve seen our customers hacking together these types of SMS

Mailgun Team
1 min read
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What We Learned Open Sourcing A Major Part Of Mailgun

A few weeks ago, we open sourced Flanker, our MIME parsing and email validation library. We’ve been very happy about the release and the level of interest the Python community has shown. This tweet was typical of what we’ve heard since the release:

Mailgun Team
6 min read
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We Just Open Sourced Flanker, Our Python Email Address And Mime Parsing Library

Back in June, we released our address validation service Guardpost. Since then many Mailgun customers have been using Guardpost to validate their email addresses and reduce their false signups as well as bounce rates.

Mailgun Team
5 min read
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Stress Testing HTTP With Twisted Python And Treq

Being in the API business has its challenges and maintaining the robustness of the system during peak hours is one of them. That’s why we do lots of stress testing here at Mailgun.

Mailgun Team
2 min read
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Demo: Meteor-Based Emailer With Geolocation And UA Tracking

In January we announced that we had partnered up with Meteor to power the email back-end that comes with the Meteor platform. To see an example, check out this event registration form we blogged about recently, but today we want to demo another example of Meteor+Mailgun integration.

Mailgun Team
9 min read
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Hardware Fun: Building An Email-Controlled Gun For PyCon 2013

We don’t sponsor (or attend) many conferences at Mailgun. In fact, to this date we have only sponsored one, PyCon. We make an exception for PyCon because it has always felt like the perfect conference for Mailgun.

Mailgun Team
6 min read
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Create A Web App From Scratch In Under 5 Minutes With Meteor & Mailgun

This post was written by Vianney Lecroart, a Meteor earlyvangelist and captain of the Meteor Group in Paris/France. Vianney wrote his first program when he was 6. After 8 years working in a massively multiplayer online game startup, he decided to join the other side of the Force by becoming a full time entrepreneur.

Mailgun Team
6 min read
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Register For The Webcast: Using Email To Send Push Notifications With Parse And Mailgun

As few months ago, Mailgun announced integration into Parse’s Cloud modules program which allows for easy integration of third-party APIs into Parse apps.

Mailgun Team
2 min read
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Python Tutorial: How ImgPage Lets You Upload 25 MB Photos To S3 And Cloud Files With Just An Email

This post is written by Paul Finn. Paul is a Portsmouth, NH-based Python developer, business owner (http://route3software.com/) and beer enthusiast (https://hoppypress.com/beer-art). Follow his blog at http://www.pfinn.net/, his tweets at @paulfinn and his code at https://github.com/pfinn

Mailgun Team
4 min read

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