More and more often we are seeing stories like this one from Facebook about who has control over your messages on closed platforms. I keep saying in response: email is your electronic memory. Your email is your copy of a conversation.
We often focus on email functionality as it is the main focus of our product. However, FastMail has two other components - calendaring and contacts. In this post we’re focusing on our calendar.
From the CEO’s desk. Sometimes you write planned blog posts, sometimes events in the news are a prompt to re-examine your values. This is one of those second times. Gmail and AMP Yesterday, Google announced that Gmail will use AMP to make emails dynamic, up-to-date and actionable. At first
This is the final post in the 2017 FastMail Advent Calendar. In the previous post we met Rik. We’ve done it! 24 blog posts, one per day. To begin this aspirational blog post, a goal. We plan to post more frequently overall next year. At least one post every
This is the twenty-third post in the 2017 FastMail Advent series. The previous post was about our repsonse to the GDPR. We finish the series with a post looking forward to next year. 2017 has been a year of big changes for FastMail, team-wise. As Bron Gondwana stepped up to
This is the twenty-second post in the 2017 FastMail Advent Calendar. The previous post was about our new monitoring infrastructure. In the next post we meet Rik, our intrepid CTO. Some of you may already be aware of the upcoming GPDR legislation. We’ve certainly been getting support tickets and
This is the seventeenth post in the 2017 FastMail Advent Calendar. The previous post was a spotlight on how you make the rules... of email. Next, we look into our usage of the modern web platform. If you ever have a problem with your service, we have a team of
This is the tenth post in the 2017 FastMail Advent Calendar. The previous post was about managing a lock on non-existent rows. The next post takes a look at our files support with Dropbox. The next victim in our series of team profiles is David Gurvich. Name: David Gurvich Role:
This is the eighth post in the 2017 FastMail Advent series. The previous post was about how people use Topicbox, our new product which happens to be based on the JMAP protocol! The following post looks at an interesting problem we had with MySQL locks and what we learned from