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Simulating Pokemon with SendGrid (and an Audience)

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Hi, I’m SendGrid’s newest evangelist, Yamil Asusta. I have fond memories of playing a lot of Pokemon when I was young. Blue, Yellow, Silver and Gold. The good old days. Recently I’ve seen a lot of hype around the new games Pokemon X and Y. It is for this reason that I decided to build my first SendGrid API demo around this game I enjoyed so much. How do you play Pokemon with email? The dynamic is simple. For every email the audience sends to the application, a little mail will fly towards the Pokemon performing damage to it. At

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SendGrid Delivered hits NYC September 12

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Are you an app developer that’s looking for a service to send your transactional email? Maybe you’re a marketer that’s curious about the SendGrid newsletter. Or maybe you’re just a die-hard SendGrid fan who wants to share a drink with the team.  Well, you’re in luck because we’re heading to New York City for SendGrid Delivered. SendGrid Delivered is a national tour where our email experts will be teaching the masses about all-things email. We’ll cover the gamut of email best practices; from how to improve your sender reputation to which of our APIs will revolutionize your business. Our developer

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Customer Success Story: Award Winning Digital Agency, Cyber-Duck Benefits from Cloud Email Capabilities

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Cyber-Duck is a leading UK based digital agency with a world-class reputation working with global brands. As part of their service offering, they produce custom Web Portals with SaaS capabilities and also develop bespoke web applications which send out tens of thousands of emails per month via cloud hosting services. However, they were experiencing deliverability challenges with the default email capabilities of the cloud servers and needed more robust tracking of email usage so they could bill clients accordingly. After looking at a couple popular solutions, they decided to give SendGrid a try through our partnership with Rackspace. After just

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Become an Inbox Insider with SendGrid Delivered

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  We are pleased to announce SendGrid Delivered, a national tour where SendGrid’s email experts will be teaching the masses about all-things email. Hitting New York, San Francisco and Denver, we’ll cover the gamut of email best practices; from how to improve your sender reputation to which APIs could revolutionize your business. Related PostsWebcast: The Power of Email APIs The Definitive “How-To” Guide on Leveraging SendGrid APIs to Better Manage Your Email Program We Dare You to Take the 15 Minute SendGrid Set-up Challenge! We’re Geeks…and We Love Planes. Hollywood Hack Day Recap

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Vote For SendGrid In The 2013 SXSW Panel Picker

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Voting has opened up for one of the nation’s largest  tech & web conferences this site of the Mississipi – SXSW Interactive.  SendGrid has enjoyed being a part of this fantastic experience (2011, 2012) and next year is already shaping up to be bigger and better! SXSW Interactive is a conference held each March in Austin, Texas where attendees number over 20,000 come to hear speakers and panels talk about the future of the web, design, development, social networks, startups and many more topics with a full blown exhibit hall, interactive demos, video game experiences and one of a kind opportunities to

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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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SendGrid Expands to Denver

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2012 has been a big year for SendGrid. We’ve hit the 50 billion emails sent milestone, reached 100 employees, and now serve over 60,000 customers. As a result, it should come as no surprise that this big year has tested the limits of our Boulder office. That’s why we are excited to announce that SendGrid will be opening a new office in Denver to supplement the downtown Boulder headquarters. Related PostsA Hackathon with a Civic Focus: Colorado Code for Communities Customer Success Story: Online Business Intelligence Platform, Cyfe Saves Money by Choosing SendGrid Instead of Building Their Own Solution My

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