31

Jul

2015

SysAdmin Day Haiku

By: July 31, 2015

It's impossible to collect all of the cool things our ops team does in a single place. Rather than make completely feeble attempts to capture all of the awesome in some massive bullet list, I thought it'd be good to just take some time to … <Read More>

30

Jun

2015

Getting to UTF8 @ 20,000 Transactions Per Second: Part 2 - What’s the Solution?

By: June 30, 2015

Continuing the adventure started in Getting to UTF8 @ 20,000 Transactions Per Second:  Part 1 - What’s the Problem? Character Set Encoding Detection and Identification So you have to figure out the encoding on the fly.  This means you must isolate the data in each … <Read More>

30

Jun

2015

Getting to UTF8 @ 20,000 Transactions Per Second: Part 1 - What’s the Problem?

By: June 30, 2015

‘Sup? So, what’s the problem?  The World Wide Web allows anyone, anywhere to use your web site. Different character sets may be only partially compatible with your software and database.  Incoming data may not have the character set tagged, may be mis-tagged, there may be mixed … <Read More>

03

Jun

2015

Aweber's API: How to do All-the-Things

By: June 3, 2015

If you're just getting started with our API, a few questions may have crossed your mind: "How do I use the API to create and send a broadcast?" "How do I update custom fields with an API call?" "How do I do all-the-things that the API … <Read More>

16

Apr

2015

Meet QAutobot Prime: Chase Pilon

By: April 16, 2015

A true Jack-of-all-trades, Chase Pilon lends his expertise as AWeber’s Quality Assurance (QA) lead to ensure the delivery of high quality feature releases and updates. If you’re looking for Chase at lunchtime, you can usually find him practicing meditation, guitar, pool, or…  Chase: Whoa, whoa… … <Read More>

26

Mar

2015

Meet the Public API Team

By: March 26, 2015

We recently asked our Public API (aka "PAPI") team to describe their purpose in 24 seconds or less. But simply saying what they do didn’t suffice -  they decided to rap about it instead. Here’s how the “PAPI” team described what they do for AWeber … <Read More>

19

Mar

2015

AWeber Engineering Welcomes 2 New Hires!

By: March 19, 2015

We’re excited to introduce you to the latest brilliant minds to join the Engineering crew: Victor Cinaglia and Grace Stoeckle. Get to know them now: Victor Cinaglia Victor Cinaglia joins the AWeber Engineering team as its newest Senior Software Engineer. Originally from the vibrant and … <Read More>

14

Mar

2015

The Magic of Pi and Commitment-Based Sprint Planning

By: March 14, 2015

Your team has their backlog of User Stories groomed, which means they meet the team’s Definition of Ready, they are in a prioritized order, and they are sized via Planning Poker, Triangulation, Blink Estimates, or White Elephant (take your pick). Now that you’re ready to dive … <Read More>

05

Mar

2015

Dustin Ingram Joins the AWeber Engineering Team

By: March 5, 2015

Meet Dustin Ingram, the newest software engineer on the AWeber Engineering Team. Despite his passion for computers and all things tech, Dustin loves spending his spare time as far away as possible from the confines of the indoors. Whether he’s walking his dog, mountain biking, … <Read More>

12

Feb

2015

Meet the Mobile Team

By: February 12, 2015

AWeber’s mobile apps are built by a team with a lot of personality. What you probably know about this cross-functional, collaborative group is that they create Android and iOS apps that help email marketers build and manage their campaigns on the go. What you probably … <Read More>