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Rackspace Guest Post: Gives App Developers Agility, Scalability Boost

By Dylan Stamat | February 29, 2012

Here’s a piece that Travis Reeder posted for the Rackspace Blog the other day.

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By Dylan Stamat | February 21, 2012

We’re happy to announce that IronMQ, one of’s premier application services, is now included as a service within the…

Read More is sponsoring AngelHack 2.0.

By Dylan Stamat | February 20, 2012 is sponsoring AngelHack 2.0. AngelHack brings together startup communities from around the country for hackathon competitions. Participants spend a weekend building…

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When Unit Tests Aren’t Enough… ABT – Always Be Testing

By Dylan Stamat | February 14, 2012

  Traditionally, developers create unit tests to test code and to ensure bugs don’t get introduced as time goes on…

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Rate Limiting Your Workers to Play Nicer with Other API’s

By Dylan Stamat | February 10, 2012

  Overview Many third-party API’s have rate limits to ensure you don’t overuse or DoS them. Twitter for instance has…

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Platforms, Languages, and App Services: Economies and Communities of Scale

By Dylan Stamat | February 8, 2012

Platforms, Languages, and App Services The case for cloud platforms is being made convincingly these days. Platforms magnify the power…

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IronWorker and IronMQ now on AppFog

By Dylan Stamat | February 8, 2012

Today, we’re happy to announce that IronMQ and IronWorker are now included as supported add-ons for AppFog. We are very…

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IronWorker Goes Multi-Language! Now Supports Ruby, PHP, and Python

By Dylan Stamat | January 30, 2012

  Today marks a big milestone in the evolution if IronWorker: multi-language support. In addition to Ruby which we’ve supported…

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IronMQ on Heroku Now Open to the Public

By Dylan Stamat | January 16, 2012

IronMQ is now in General Availability on Heroku so everyone can add it to their Heroku apps. It’s really easy…

Read More at Heroku Waza

By Dylan Stamat | January 11, 2012

Hey All, Both Travis and I (co-founders) will be at Heroku Waza tomorrow in San Francisco. It’s Heroku’s first developer…

Read More Ironclad Cloud Application Services

By Dylan Stamat | December 7, 2011

It’s with great pleasure that we present to you our new brand and website, As a cloud application services provider, our…

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IronWorker has a Shiny New Gem and a Shiny New API

By Dylan Stamat | November 7, 2011

Version 2 of the SimpleWorker API is now available featuring many new functions, a bunch of new documentation, and not…

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