The following is a guest blog post by Thomas Shafer describing how cine.io deploys their workers within Iron.io to handle all of their background processing. Cine.io is the only true developer-focused live streaming service. We offer APIs and SDKs for all mobile platforms and language frameworks and let developers build and ship live-streaming capabilities with just…

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Using IronMQ and Python to as a Buffer between Systems Connecting systems and moderating data flows between them is not an easy task. Message queues are designed for just this purpose – buffering data between systems so that each can operate independently and asynchronously. Here’s a short article on using IronMQ to buffer a CMS…

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Untappd – The Mobile App for Beer Lovers Untappd provides a mobile check-in application for beer lovers. Their application has been downloaded by over a million users and on any given night, they can register over 300,000 individual checkins and social sharing events. The Untappd application lets users record their beer selections, share their likes…

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Shawn Smith from Gengo recently wrote a post on their use of Go, the programming language that we also use at Iron.io for our backend services. (Gengo is a popular people-powered translation platform based in Tokyo and San Mateo.)The post discusses several of the apps where they’re using Go including a deployment app and several…

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This is a guest post from Keith Kirk who is VP Engineering at Underground Elephant.  Message queues are not a new concept – neither is Push Notifications and surely not HTTP Posts for that matter. However, when you combine these ideas you have a very flexible queueing system. Sprinkle in a little bit of Symfony’s EventDispatcher……

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Building a Relevancy Engine Using MongoDB and Go On the heels of a recent post on powering intelligent traffic systems using MongoDB and Iron.io comes a presentation on building an analytics engine using MongoDB, Go, and Iron.io. William Kennedy gave a presentation on his recent work at GopherCon and friends of ours from Sourcegraph were kind enough to write up details on…

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The NoisyTwit App This is a guest post by Dieter Van der Stock, a full-stack developer in Antwerp, Belgium. In it, he talks about his experience building NoisyTwit and how the combination of HTML/JavaScript, PHP, OAuth.io, and Iron.io made for a simple but scalable solution.  Modern app development doesn’t need to be complicated as this…

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