Friday, January 8, 2021
Lumen is a stripped down version of the powerful and now very popular Laravel PHP framework, focused on performance and serving stateless requests. I doesn’t have all the bells and whistles of Laravel, but it also doesn’t need them when serving API requests.
Friday, November 20, 2020
There are 6 weeks left of 2020, which means it’s about time we wrap this year up, focus on what’s most important, and leave the nice-to-have endeavors for next year. For Monitive, that means finalizing all the features that our users need to completely migrate from the (now old) Monitive Classic to the new and shiny Monitive.
Thursday, October 15, 2020
There are a lot of tools, apps and services. If you’ve been following Product Hunt, you already know that startups and new apps are being launched every single day. A startup these days is so common that even high-school kids are doing it. There are endless rivers of guides, books and knowhow on how to do it, and since most startups have some sort of product or service, there might be an app for pretty much anything you might think of. And if there isn’t, well, it’s a great moment to build it yourself.
Thursday, October 8, 2020
As time goes by, I’m looking for solutions that require as little maintenance as possible. One of those is deploying our client web app and our homepage directly on the CDN edge, with GitHub Actions.
Thursday, June 18, 2020
The day has come. After 10 years of running an uptime monitoring service, of which three years we spent in rewriting of the service. The new Monitive codename “Freyja” is ready for the world to use.
Thursday, June 4, 2020
It’s been a long journey since I decided that the current version of Monitive is just not good enough for our customers.
That it doesn’t scale how it should.
Friday, March 27, 2020
“Remember that guy that gave up? Neither does anybody else.”
Progress on the new Monitive has been slow as a snail in a marathon, but nevertheless the progress was there. Since the last update last year, a lot has been going on, and one day I woke up and just decided to write, even if small updates.
Friday, May 17, 2019
It’s been a while since the new Monitive codename “Freyja” was launched in private beta, and even though a lot of things have happened, development is moving forward a bit slow than I’ve hoped.
Monday, April 8, 2019
Don’t worry, this isn’t an article where someone extremely adept at software testing and well-versed in industry terms is going to talk down to you.
I’m a marketer first and a writer second, and no part of my career has ever involved the nitty gritty parts of building out a tech product or service to prepare it for real-life users.
Friday, March 29, 2019
“Always design with the customer in mind,” they say.
“We listen to our customers,” they say.
And they’re right. But why not actually ask the customers what they want and just build what they’re asking for?