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

By Iron | 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 Iron | 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 Iron | 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 Iron | 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 Iron | 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 Iron | 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 Iron | 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 Iron | 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 Iron | 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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Start Your Engines! SimpleWorker is now an Engine Yard Partner

By Iron | September 9, 2011

Engine Yard has been hosting, deploying, managing and scaling Rails applications since before the “cloud” was cool and they’re still…

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Video Series – Episode 2: Scheduling

By Iron | August 30, 2011

Hey All, Here’s the second video in my tutorial series. In under 3 minutes I demonstrate how to schedule a…

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Video Series – Episode 1: Getting Started

By Iron | August 25, 2011

Hey All, I’m starting a video series to help new and current customers get the most out of the SimpleWorker…

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