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Devgun: Creating Development Environments With Kubernetes

When we first approached the problem of creating local development environments, we reached for common tools like vagrant. But as with most vagrant-built environments, build times are long. This means vagrant images have long lives and tend to drift overtime.

Derrick Wippler
5 min read
  • Best Practices

Domain Reputation or IP Reputation: Which One Does Gmail Care About More?

We often compare email reputation to a credit score. The better your sender score, the more likely your email will get delivered.

Chris Farmer
5 min read
  • What's new

Mailgun Security Incident And Important Customer Information

On January 3, 2018, Mailgun became aware of an incident in which a customer’s API key was compromised and immediately began diagnostics to help determine the cause and the scope of impact.

Josh Odom
2 min read
  • Best Practices

FML, My Mass Email Had A Typo. What Do I Do?

So, you made a mistake. You spent a long time making sure your email was perfect. You sent it out to your list, feeling all anxious and victorious at the same time.

Nicole Jacobson
6 min read
  • Best Practices

How To Build An Email List The Right Way

I’ve seen a lot of lists – good lists, bad lists, and everything in between – so I can usually tell when a company’s email list is going to cause deliverability problems. When someone says, “yeah, I’ve got about ten million people on my list. I bought it off the internet a few years ago from a guy named Joe, and…” that raises some red flags.

Nick Schafer
6 min read
  • Security

FML, I Didn’t Send That! What To Do If Spam Gets Sent From Your Account

There are only a couple things worse than mall shopping on Christmas Eve. Your holiday party getting crashed by really bad guys Your account getting compromised by a malicious spammer For number 1, there’s Bruce Willis.

Ashley Rodriguez
3 min read
  • Security

Lock It Down! Welcome, 2 Factor Authentication

Hour 0: Well, I never thought this would happen, but my password was leaked. My account has been compromised, and my services have been interrupted. This is bad.

Marco Salazar
4 min read
  • For devs

How To Set Up Message Queues For Asynchronous Sending

Message queuing is an interesting tool that can help us create scalable websites or web services. A message queue allows applications to communicate asynchronously by sending messages to each other.

Mailgun Team
4 min read
  • Best Practices

FML, Every Email I Send Goes To The Gmail Promotions Tab

The Gmail promotions tab. Some people love it, some people hate it, some people love to hate it. For many of us email marketers, when we find our witty subject lines and email campaigns filed under the Gmail promotions tab instead of the primary inbox, we say something along the lines of:

Chris Farmer
7 min read
  • Best Practices

FML, I’m On An Email Blacklist. What Do I Do?

The holidays already come with mounting anxiety. Will I find a Nintendo Switch for the kids? Your mom’s going to stay here for how long?! Will there be eggnog? So when you find either your domain name or IP address on an email blacklist, it’s easy to overreact.

Travis Walton
5 min read
  • Email DIY

Introducing The 5 User Roles: Keep The Riffraff Out Of Your Mailgun Account

You probably don’t want this guy touching your API keys. And you definitely don’t want this guy adjusting the settings of your domains.

Josh Odom
4 min read
  • Email DIY

Mailgun For Non-Devs: Leveraging An Email Marketing Platform

This guest post comes from Ongage, a front-end email marketing platform that integrates nicely with ESPs like Mailgun and empowers you to do some seriously advanced things with your marketing emails.

Mailgun Team
5 min read

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