I like to think a lot about the future of computing. Along with a small team I run a company called Autocode which launched in July, 2020. One of the opportunities we are focused on is what I refer to as the “Railsification of SaaS,” which I believe is going…

New users and customers! They register all the time, and the first piece of internal tooling many companies and projects implement is a new user / customer notification pipeline. After all — we need to know who’s signing up so we can learn as much as possible about our users…

You ever forget about upcoming events you’re trying to keep track of with an Event Planning tool? Maybe you’re using something like Airtable to track upcoming conferences or give yourself a todo list, but you haven’t created calendar reminders. Wouldn’t it be great if you could set up a system…

Web crawling! Since the early days of the world wide web, people have been crawling webpages to categorize the information contained within. This is the main function of search engines like Google and Bing. …

Hey everyone! Keith here from StdLib. It’s been a busy 2018 so far, and I’m super excited to announce something big we’ve been working on: we’re thrilled to introduce the MessageBird API on StdLib, initially rolling out for US and Canadian numbers. It’s been a fun journey to get here…

Hey everyone, Keith here from StdLib. I’m really excited to be able to share something with you today the team has been working tirelessly on for the past couple of months, with input from our community, customers, and developer partners: StdLib Sourcecode.

StdLib Sourcecode

Simply put, StdLib sourcecode is the easiest way

“Serverless” is the new flavour du jour in software development. AWS Lambda, Microsoft Azure Functions, Google Cloud Functions, IBM OpenWhisk all represent tremendous big name support. There are a lot of ways to get started with “serverless”: from the FaaS library we’re building at StdLib, to open source projects like…

Stripe is redefining e-commerce. Patrick and John Collison had a very specific insight into the future of internet businesses: primarily, they’re driven by the software developers who build them. They have, along with one of the most talented, creative teams in Silicon Valley, created a $9.2B …

Hey everyone! Keith from StdLib here. We’re super excited to announce the latest additions to StdLib. We’ve officially added logging as a first-class citizen of the platform (previously developers would have to use a third-party logging system). We’ve also updated the default Node engine to Node 8.2.1, meaning you get…

Since 2009, Twilio has enabled developers to seamlessly build SMS and Voice technology into their apps, handling everything from basic user notifications, connecting drivers and passengers in apps like Uber and Lyft, to conference calling and more. If you haven’t had a chance to incorporate Twilio’s services into your product…

Keith Horwood

Solving problems since 1988.

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