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Weekly product update: Geolocation i...

There’s a lot going on at Mailgun, so we thought we would start publishing a list of updates each week, with the new features, bug fixes and improvements we’ve made. Some of these will be backend improvements that you won’t see (but will hopefully feel), and others will be things you interact with, like the […]

  • 4 min read
  • April 3, 2013

Closing the loop between your custom...

One of the latest tech buzz phrases is “big data”. Once you put something on the internet you will (hopefully) have plenty of data to choose from – the hard part is tying data from disparate sources all together into actionable insights. This is what “big data” is supposed to help with…I think. In this […]

  • 5 min read
  • April 3, 2013

Geolocation and user agent detection...

We believe in doing hard work for our customers. So when we decided to add geolocation and user agent parameters to our open, click and unsubscribe webhooks, we decided to take it one step further than simply providing an IP address and a raw user agent string for customers. Providing only these values forces you […]

  • 2 min read
  • April 3, 2013

Building a data-driven approach to k...

This blog was written by Roy Young. Roy a Ruby developer honing his skills at Tealeaf Academy. Ah, the “users” table. One could argue that it is one of the most important assets of a start-up. The cynics out there can’t believe that Instagram (a photo sharing app!) was bought for $715 million by Facebook […]

  • 5 min read
  • April 3, 2013

Hardware fun: building an email-cont...

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. First and most importantly, Mailgun is built primarily using Python. Second, the conference lacks a lot of the […]

  • 4 min read
  • April 3, 2013
How kanban2go fulfills Zawinski’s Law

How kanban2go fulfills Zawinski̵...

This customer blog post is written by Damon Cali. Damon is the owner of Ninth Yard, the makers of TrackJumper, a simple web-based bug tracking application. He is also the lead web developer for kanban2go. Every program attempts to expand until it can read mail. Those programs which cannot so expand are replaced by ones […]

  • 5 min read
  • February 15, 2013

Create a web app from scratch in und...

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. His […]

  • 4 min read
  • January 31, 2013

Native Mailgun integration lets Mete...

We’ve been big fans of Meteor since they launched because it was clear they shared our passion for making developers lives’ easier. That’s why we wanted to make sure we partnered with them to enable transactional email on their platform. When you add the Meteor smart package for email, you gain access to Meteor’s email […]

  • 3 min read
  • January 23, 2013
How Tealeaf Academy increased student engagement 3x

How Tealeaf Academy increased studen...

This post is written by Kevin Wang, Chief Instructor at Tealeaf Academy (Launch School). Tealeaf Academy is an online school for developers, and offers intensive, project based online bootcamps on web development. If you think this post is useful, you should check them out! At Tealeaf Academy, creating a “Study Together, Progress Together” experience for […]

  • 5 min read
  • January 16, 2013

Register for the Webcast: Using Emai...

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. Now we’re getting together again to show the world just how easy it is to build an app on top of Parse and Mailgun with a joint tech talk and webcast scheduled […]

  • 2 min read
  • January 16, 2013

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