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The Fn Project has been incubating for 2 years now — some may say it’s time to hatch — and in that time, we have gone back and forth on various APIs and learned some things we don’t like and some things we like even less than the things we…


I have been rdallman10@gmail.com since AIM wasn’t cool anymore, for over 10 years now — my whole ‘adult’ life. When the HTC Evo 4g came out, that same day I abandoned my Blackberry and started installing random kernels from xda-developers.com in an attempt to turn my phone into an object…


The Fn Project has decided to join all the other cool kids and become obsessed with tracing. Congratulations people, your meetup talks did not fall entirely on deaf ears.

We’re really excited about moving all of our metrics and trace reporting to OpenCensus. The biggest draw for us, as an…


Since the Fn project is largely assembled by gophers, we decided to leave mounds all over your yard in an attempt to viciously murder your lawn mower. Err, I mean, we decided to add first class support for Go for Fn developers. One day we will conquer the lawn mowers…


For a long time our users have gotten the ominous OOM from time to time and always wanted to be able to see a chart of the memory usage inside of the task. Ask and you shall receive, we are proud to [finally] announce task stats for every task for…


IronWorker has provided a Docker based job processing framework for several years now. This gives customers extreme flexibility in their workloads and the platforms they choose to execute on IronWorker. Unfortunately, living on the bleeding edge can lead to encountering various bugs.

Over the past year, we’ve invested significant engineering…


Like any good band of programmers, one of our goals internally is to automate every part of our product so that we can play Overwatch while money falls from the sky. However, since IronWorker’s inception we’ve been tasked with manually matching infrastructure to demand for many years now. This mostly…

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