How we monitor Checkly (updated)

Update 29-06-2020 Last week we released the first version of our OpsGenie integration, making it easier for ourselves and our users to leverage Checkly together with the popular alerting and incident management platform. Here is how it looks like: Our plan is to put additional work into our integration to…

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From Bootstrapper to VC backed in three months

We just closed a $2.25M investment round led by Accel and a pack of top rate Angels. Lots to talk about, here's the itinerary: The vision.Setting goals.A timeline of events.Random learnings.On the investment round.Onwards! The visionLet's start at the end. Three months ago Checkly…

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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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