Is That What You intended()?

By: May 12, 2016

In the wake of the launch of our new content curation app Curate, the AWeber mobile team has been spending some time turning the soil of our older codebases. The Android team in particular now has three app projects and a common library to maintain … <Read More>




The User Research Behind Curate: How We All Became Product Owners

By: May 5, 2016

In the fall of 2015, AWeber’s mobile team faced a huge challenge: building an entirely new app from the ground up that our 100,000+ customers would want to use. Though we had a path we wanted to go down, we didn’t have a clear idea … <Read More>




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>




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>




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>




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>




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>




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>




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>




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>