Post mortem: Checkly security incident [updated]

Update 31-10-2019Today, a customer reported that on public dashboards, the contents of any browser check script are part of the API response that supplies the dashboard with data. Admittedly, this was by design not due to a bug or hack: In our thinking, browser check scripts should not contain sensitive…

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How I integrated Intercom into my SaaS's Vue.js app

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…

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How I made AWS Lambda work for my SaaS

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: A little bit on our Lambda setup.Why Lambda is an almost perfect match for SaaS. Especially when you're small.Why I don't…

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I manage my SaaS with Trello and Reminders

Ok, not completely true. I also use Stripe, Github, AWS, Heroku, Ghost, AppOptics, Intercom and Mailchimp. And some bookkeeping and tax tools. Don't forget the code editors! But! When I plan my day, I spend most of my time in Trello and Apple's stock Reminders app. I also use Numbers…

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