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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

Python Tutorial: How ImgPage lets yo...

This post is written by Paul Finn. Paul is a Portsmouth, NH-based Python developer, business owner ( and beer enthusiast ( Follow his blog at, his tweets at @paulfinn and his code at My favorite web development projects always involve building a tool around a newly discovered API and I’ve been a big […]

  • 3 min read
  • January 8, 2013
How Ruby-based Vero uses Mailgun’s Campaign Analytics API to deliver and track personalized and scalable marketing campaigns

How Ruby-based Vero uses MailgunR...

This post is written by Chris Hexton (@chexton), one of the co-founders of Vero. Vero is part of a small group of forward-thinking email remarketing companies that are killing the idea of sending one newsletter to one-thousand people in favor of sending one personalized newsletter to each individual customer. All this is done with massive […]

  • 3 min read
  • January 3, 2013
How Ruby-based DNSimple uses Mailgun’s API to create & configure domains for email forwarding

How Ruby-based DNSimple uses Mailgun...

This post is written by Anthoy Eden, founder and developer, at DNSimple. DNSimple is the hassle-free way to manage all of your domains in a single place without having to click through 10 screens of upsells to complete a simple purchase. In addition to registrar services, DNSimple offers a REST API for creating and managing […]

  • 3 min read
  • December 18, 2012

How node.js app Cloud Monitoring use...

This post is written by Dan Di Spaltro, Director of Product for Rackspace Cloud Monitoring. Cloud Monitoring lets you monitor any server in any data center so that you can always make sure that your application infrastructure is a-ok. Before leading the Cloud Monitoring engineering team, Dan co-founded Cloudkick, a Y-Combinator startup focused on monitoring […]

  • 5 min read
  • December 11, 2012

Life Post-Acquisition: A Startup Eng...

Wow, it’s funny how time flies, right? We’re an independent company now! This post came out way back in 2012. You may have noticed when a company gets acquired it is sometimes followed by a long period of silence. It may take a year for news or a blog post to appear. Many times, unfortunately, […]

  • 3 min read
  • November 29, 2012

5 free tickets for sold-out Warm Gun...

Well, this is awkward. If you were looking for those free tickets, they’re long gone! This post is originally from 2012. Mailgun will be attending Warm Gun on November 30th this year and hope that you can join us. If you don’t know Warm Gun, it is a 500 Startups design conference that is about […]

  • 1 min read
  • November 29, 2012
How userfox sends & tracks emails in their Ruby app using the Mailgun API

How userfox sends & tracks emai...

Today’s post is written by Peter Clark, CEO of userfox, an awesome new startup that is changing the way businesses communicate with their customers via email. They just launched a few weeks ago as you may have seen on Hacker News. In today’s post, Peter discusses what userfox does, how they’ve architected their app and […]

  • 3 min read
  • November 19, 2012

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