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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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London Hackers Bring Home the Gold at API Hackday

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As Adria forecasted in a post last week, the API Hackday crew brought our hackety fun to the UK for the first time…and the London developer community did not disappoint! A large group of excited hackers showed up bright and early on Saturday morning, ready for a full day of mashing APIs. It was an incredibly talented group of DOers, and the fruits of their labors were quite impressive. You can see a [mostly] complete list of the apps that were demoed on the HackerLeague page for the event, but a few projects came down to the wire and didn’t have time

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The Life of a SendGrid Developer Evangelist on the West Coast

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It’s been just over a month since I became a Developer Evangelist at SendGrid, and I’ve now attended 8 events in 5 different cities! At each event I have met a variety of interesting people, including awesome SendGrid advocates, and I’ve learned a great deal about a number of improvements SendGrid can implement in maintaining its top spot in the world of email. What follows is a summary of my adventures over the past month. Enjoy! Related PostsNew SendGrid Documentation Launched Young Rewired State: Coding a Better WORLD Vote For SendGrid In The 2013 SXSW Panel Picker Young Rewired State:

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Portland devs and OSCON-goers, come hack with us!

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Next week, Brandon and I are heading to Portland! Beyond enjoying a wonderful Oregon town, we’re excited for OSCON and tons of hacking fun! The big event of the week is SendGrid’s fourth API Hackday on Saturday, July 30, which we are hosting with the usual suspects – Apigee, Mashery, SimpleGeo, and Twilio — and a number of awesome Portland-based companies like Urban Airship and PHPFog. As an added bonus, we welcome LinkedIn to the API Hackday lineup! Related PostsKicking Off a New Year API Hackday recap & preview – coming to a city near you Building a Community for Building Things Hacking APIs at Internet Week in

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Back on the scene – ATL > NYC > CHI

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We’ve been kind of silent lately – since SXSW, we’ve been hiring new team members, planning and building new features, and ramping up for a spring season full of awesomeness. Now, the wait is over, and we’re looking forward to re-engaging on the blog and in a city near you! Related PostsSendGrid Expands to Denver Customer Success Story: Extole “Likes” SendGrid’s Deliverablity Expertise and ISP Mediation Solutions Customer Success Story: Online Music Promotion Software, Haulix Achieves a 95% Delivery Rate With SendGrid Multiple User Credentials Customer Success Story: Turnkey Sports & Entertainment Brings the Ultimate Sponsorship Management Tool to Market

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