Last weekend after the Lone Star Ruby Conference in Austin, a group of developers gathered at Capital Factory for an overnight hackathon with a focus on communications. In addition to the awesome support and space donated by Capital Factory, the event was put on by Context.io, Twilio, SendGrid, and Searchify. The prizes were big ticket items, with first place taking home a MacBook Pro with Retina Display, and the runner-up getting a Thunderbolt Cinema Display. There were also prizes for the best use of Twilio and the best use of SendGrid. … Read more ›
This guest post is from H. Wade Minter at TeamSnap, a SendGrid customer.
TeamSnap is a web/mobile tool to help keep sports teams and social groups organized. With that mission, email deliverability is critical. Our users send a lot of email, most of it important team-related business We need to make sure that the email gets delivered, as well as watch out for bouncing addresses or spam complaints. We don’t want to get blamed when someone shows up at the wrong field because they didn’t get the email that their coach sent out. Keeping our deliverability numbers high is paramount, as well as making sure we’re only send email out to people who should be receiving it. … Read more ›