Cold starts slow down your entire site, but there finally is a fix

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A few weeks ago, one of the biggest recent Firebase features was quietly announced — a solution for the Firebase Cloud Functions cold start problem.

If you use Cloud Functions, you know the issue very well: new instances of your server often needs to be created from scratch, which can…


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On September 14th, 2021 Facebook their latest Graph API version 12.0 and Marketing API version 12.0. When Facebook releases an update to their social media APIs, it is important to pay attention since they often contain new features, major bug fixes, or breaking changes. …


Last year we published one of our most popular on the best social media APIs for posting and scheduling. It got a lot of attention from platforms, CMS, agencies, and companies that want to programmatically post on behalf themselves or their users. …


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The Secret: Focus on Docs, Problems, and Packages

When we began building our SaaS product , an API that connects to social networks for posting, we strongly felt that we would not be able to tap into our core target market if we only focused on the traditional marketing and engagement route. …


Understand the promising function with an exciting use case

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This article is not about promises, async/await, or the single-threaded nature of Javascript. It is about the function and how you can bring your independently running functions or tasks together into a beautiful result.

As is often the case, an example or use case will prove useful.

Use Case: Post to Multiple Social Media Networks

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Twitter Fleets are here! They are new. They are exciting. They are innovative. They are…well, kind of a copy of other social networks.

Twitter has the ephemeral posting game that players like Snapchat or Instagram stories have been in for a while. They offer a create space to post…


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If you have a blog or newsletter, you probably have an , which simply is the blog’s content in a machine-readable format. You probably also have social media accounts, like Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn. …


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When we started we were keen on using an infrastructure as a service platform and avoid server setup, SSL certs, opening ports, etc. Time to market, right. Amongst the many platforms out there we choose . It was an easy decision for us since we are very comfortable with…


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When you manage your social media presence there are two distinct types of posts: manual and automated.

Manual posting and scheduling is when you type up a post and choose a time for it to be published, usually via a (there are some great ones out there).

Automated…


The Guide to Social Media APIs

Here is the scenario: you’ve been tasked with sending event-driven posts to various social media networks like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or even newer ones like Telegram, Discord, or Reddit. Building the front-end functionality to share to these networks is easy, and there are a dozen packages/plugins for , , or…

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Co-Founder of — an API-first platform to automate your social media posts with a few lines of code.

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