Due to a recent printing fail, I’ve found myself without any business cards and I’m about to head out to How To Web in Bucharest for 3 days where I’m certain I’ll meet a few folks who ask for my details. Luckily, I work for a company that makes sending and receiving emails from an application easy, so I whipped up this quick app using SendGrid and Heroku to give me a quick autoresponder on my vanity email address that will send a digital version of my business card out to whomever emails that address. It’s quick to turn around and gets my details direct to their inbox. Install Start by cloning the repository: git clone https://github.com/martyndavies/ohcardless.git Then follow theseRead More ›
SendGrid has a number of APIs that can easily integrate with your system and help you do amazingly simple things with your email streams. The Parse API is one of the most flexible tools you can use to simplify processes and create great email experiences for your customers. Read More ›
Turnkey Sports and Entertainment helps properties and brands better manage their partnerships through their pioneering new product, Turnkey Activator. Activator is a cloud-based web application that facilitates secure communication between sponsors and their partners so the can better manage their sponsorship deals and deliverables. However, they needed to add a key feature to the product in order to bring it to market. They needed those secure email messages to be set via any email client without users having to login to Activator.
NudgeMail is an email based reminder service and task management system. Due to the nature of the service, Nudgemail users expect these email reminders to arrive immediately and without delay. However, these demands required an infrastructure that was scalable to their growth and that required little internal management from their staff.
This is a guest post from one of our users, Tim Gunter, Senior Systems Analyst at Vanilla Forums. Tim caught my attention with a recent tweet that read (and I quote), “I. Love. @SendGrid. Parse API so damned fantastic, I want to get an “I <3 Parse API” tattoo on my FREAKING FACE!” Later that night, our API had Tim feeling like the “Lord of the internets”.
As soon as I saw this, I had to learn more about the experience that inspired such excitement, and within hours Tim had sent me the story below…