iron.io api days apidays

First off, we’re giving away a few free tickets to the SF APIdays conference on July 31st.  Comment about your favorite API on this post for a chance to win a free ticket! With the freebie out of the way, we’re huge fans of APIdays (and API’s in general) and love to reference this landscape…

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We’re happy to announce that Iron’s suite of products are now publicly available on the Manifold marketplace (see the bottom of this post for a coupon code you’ll want to redeem). If you haven’t heard of Manifold before, you definitely need to check them out.  They’re an application marketplace that lets you provision and manage services without…

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A bunch of Iron employees will be out and about in April, looking to meet up with customers to chat about our up and coming platform changes.  Beer (or wine, or cocktails, or <insert drink here>) will be on us! We’re sticking to the east and west coasts for now, and our current plans are: April…

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Chris Short recently wrote up a piece entitled Docker, Inc is Dead, with a prediction that the company would no longer exist sometime in 2018.  It’s well written and he does a good job of running through some of Docker’s history in recent years.  Although I agree with some of his sentiments, I don’t think…

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Today we are excited to announce the second alpha release of IronFunctions, the language-agnostic serverless microservices platform that you can run anywhere; on public, private, and hybrid clouds, even on your own laptop. The initial release of IronFunctions received some amazing feedback and we’ve spent the past few months fixing many of the issues reported. Aside…

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IronFunctions is a serverless application platform. Unlike AWS Lambda it’s open-source, can run on any cloud — public, on-premise, or hybrid, and language agnostic, while maintaining AWS Lambda compatibility. The initial release of IronFunctions received some amazing feedback and the past few weeks were spent addressing outstanding issues. In this post I will be highlighting the biggest feature…

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Thank you to New Relic for hosting the April 2016 Golang SF meetup, sponsored by Iron.io! Gohan with Nachi Ueno Gohan provides a REST-based API server, database backend, CLI, and WebUI generated from a JSON schema. Gohan can interpret definitions and act as a REST API server. As opposed to Open API, which defines the…

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Travis Reeder, the co-founder and CTO of Iron.io, spoke at last night’s Docker NYC meetup about Microcontainers. In addition, Hermann Hesse of Sumo Logic spoke about Logging in Docker. Iron.io is a big proponent of microcontainers, which are minimalistic docker containers that can still process full-fledged jobs. We’ve seen microcontainers gaining traction amongst software architects and developers because their…

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Go 1.6 Launch Party

Lightning, thunder, and even hail swept through SF yesterday. But, that didn’t deter hundreds from hustling to Docker’s HQ for the Go 1.6 release party! GoSF received over 470 signups, a nice sum for a relatively young language. Yesterday’s launch party boasted trivia, stuffed gopher giveaways, and a limited run T-shirt from Iron.io’s Bruce Lu. Oh, and…

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