26

Apr

2016

How our customers inspired and shaped AWeber’s new app

By: April 26, 2016

As of last fall, AWeber had two mobile apps: Atom and Stats. We knew we wanted to go into 2016 working to deliver a new mobile app to our customers. We believed it should be in the realm of an email composer, since that is … <Read More>

31

Mar

2016

Three Problems You Can Solve With a Modified "Five Whys" Approach

By: March 31, 2016

The "Five Whys" approach is a technique that's generally used to determine the root cause of an incident. It's done by taking a symptom of the problem, and repeatedly asking “why?” until you get to the root cause. So why did I modify this classic approach? … <Read More>

29

Feb

2016

AWeber Welcomes Senior Software Engineer, Brett Erpel

By: February 29, 2016

Every time the AWeber family gets a little bit bigger, we can’t help but brag about it. So without further ado, we’re pleased to announce Brett Erpel as our new Senior Software Engineer. Obviously Brett is a software engineering jedi, but we like to also … <Read More>

23

Dec

2015

AWeber Welcomes Bryan Buschmann to the Engineering Team!

By: December 23, 2015

Bryan Buschmann joins the AWeber Engineering team as the newest Android Engineer. When he’s not tinkering with Android applications, you’ll likely find Bryan gaming at home on the couch or in his office. Other times, you’ll find him out in the real world playing Ingress, … <Read More>

16

Dec

2015

AWeber Welcomes Dave Heebner to the Engineering Team

By: December 16, 2015

We’re excited to present Dave Heebner as the newest Senior Operations Engineer on the team! Although he’s here to help the operations team, his pastimes outside of the office are much more interesting. You’ll usually find him feeding or walking the dog (although it’s unclear as to … <Read More>

11

Dec

2015

AWeber Welcomes James Huang to the Engineering Team

By: December 11, 2015

James Huang joins the Engineering gang as the newest Senior Network Engineer. Ever since he was a kid, James wanted to become a mathematician. Fortunately, he didn’t stray too far from the course when he decided to become an engineer. Outside of work, James enjoys … <Read More>

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>