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New SendGrid Documentation Launched

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Today SendGrid is excited to announce our new and improved documentation! Some of the highlights of the new system are: Quicker load times Improved navigation and organization More relevant search results Increased legibility Cleaner presentation of code samples Ability to toggle between JSON and XML examples The new system will allow us to collaborate on updates and changes much more quickly, and we hope that the changes will allow developers to find what they need quicker than before. We’d love to hear your feedback on how you like the changes or what we can do to make things better, so

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Young Rewired State: Coding a Better WORLD

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As I wrote last week, I spent the week in England, witnessing something very special that’s been happening there for one week a year, for the past four years. That “something” is different and awe inspiring, and it is called Young Rewired State. If you didn’t catch my post from last week, here’s your chance to catch up and learn a bit more about YRS. At the time that post went to press, I was en route to the grand finale – the Festival of Code – in Birmingham, UK. As expected, it was a spectacular end to what had already been

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Young Rewired State: Empowering Young Minds To Do Great Things

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Young Rewired State is awesome. I’ll back up that statement below, but I encourage you to learn more for yourself about what creates said awesomeness: check out Rewired State, the organization that put “Young” in front of its name and decided to do more for the youngsters – technical geniuses under the age of 19 years; peruse the Young Rewired State 2012 website; and read through the Information Pack that was distributed to all the participants. Be sure to scroll to the bottom or click “What is YRS?” at the top of the Info Pack, for a quick synopsis of the

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eCommerce Hack Day Brings New Challenge To Developers

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When you go online to shop at a store, you often don’t think about the technology making it all happen.  I mean, how do you build the next eBay?  There are startups working to make your online shopping experience easier, faster more secure.  This weekend welcomed the first eCommerce Hack Day organized by Dwolla and Etsy in New York City and brought together over 100 developers competing for more than $10,000 in cash and prizes. Developers had over 20 API’s to choose from and while we love to see cool hacks using Sendgrid for email notifications and parsing, teams created some really cool apps

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We’re Geeks…and We Love Planes.

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  A few months ago, I gladly took advantage of a rare opportunity to participate in a special adventure called Geeks on a Plane – thanks to our dear friends at 500 Startups!  #GOAP, as it’s fondly referred to on the twitters, is a brilliantly devised plan to take America’s most intrepid startup enthusiasts to various regions around the world, with the goal of facilitating the exploration of the many unique startup communities planet Earth has to offer. Related PostsSendGrid Delivered hits NYC September 12 Become an Inbox Insider with SendGrid Delivered News, Events & Release Notes: December 17, 2010

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Hacking the Midwest

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When I heard that SendGrid was one of the API sponsors for Hack the Midwest on June 2nd and 3rd in Kansas City, I jumped at the chance to represent us there.  Although I was actually born in Kansas City, it had been nearly ten years since I’d been back, and I was super excited to see what the tech and startup scene had to offer. Nearly 100 local hackers showed up to demo their skills at the competition.  Teams came in all shapes and sizes –  some from local startups, others comprised of groups of local tech enthusiasts.  There

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SendGrid at SXSW

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  Many of us from SendGrid were in Austin last weekend for an unforgettable experience at the interactive piece of SXSW. It was an excellent opportunity for us to meet face to face with many of our best clients, learn about other fascinating start-up companies and educate others about the value of using SendGrid to deliver email. Related PostsSendGrid at SXSW 2012: Panel Picking Back on the scene – ATL > NYC > CHI GET.down with SendGrid & Friends at SXSW

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