Dec 16, 2019 | By Tim Nolet
I post openly about MRR, churn and other SaaS stuff on Twitter. I do this mostly for marketing purposes. Not going to lie. It's also kinda fun. At least when things are growing...
Sep 18, 2019 | By Tim Nolet
When adding a new feature to Checkly or refactoring some older piece, I tend to pick Heroku for rolling it out. But not always, because sometimes I pick AWS Lambda.
Jul 31, 2019 | By Tim Nolet
In a recent post on customer feedback I mentioned being a recent convert to chat widget-driven tools. I thought they sucked, but I was wrong. Since then, I actually switched from Drift to Intercom because Intercom's focus — support & communication — matched my business better than Drift's heavy sales focus. To get the most out of Intercom, you need to integrate it with your app. This means instrumenting some code and tweaking some bits of your app's navigation.
Jul 9, 2019 | By Tim Nolet
A big part of Checkly runs on AWS Lambda, but I never really discussed it in depth before on this blog. So here we go. Topics are: Note, I'm using "Lambda" here as a stand in for "serverless" in general. Many of the things discussed here apply to either Google Cloud Functions, Azure Functions and possibly Zeit although I've never used it. First something on how we use Lambda. Last week we went over 35 million check runs.