Latest notifications landscape blog posts
The Product Manager's Guide To Building Notification Systems: Decoupling Templates From Code
This is part 2 of a 5 part series. In this article, we explain how decoupling notifications from your application’s codebase can help make notification projects less complex and less risky for product teams.
September 23, 2022
The Sub-prime Crisis of Notifications
There is a direct connection between all the unnecessary notifications you get on your phone and the sub-prime financial crisis of 2008: lack of accountability for bad behavior.
September 14, 2022
Build vs Buy: The “to be or not to be” of Tech
In her talk, Nallapeta described the “7 C’s” she considers when making this decision between build vs buy and shared her experience in implementing this process while developing Apartment List.
May 02, 2022
3 Types of User Communication APIs and When to Use Them
If you’re an engineer who’s been tasked with planning out your application’s communication strategy, this post will help you map out the landscape. You’ll come away understanding the three core types of user communication APIs and in which circumstances you should use them to create the best possible end-user experience.
January 06, 2022
Why Student Engineers Should Buy Into the Hype Around Serverless
Serverless architecture is relatively new, yet many startup developers prefer building their foundation on with a Serverless framework. But what's with the hype? What makes developers trust Serverless to the point that companies are willing to spend their resources to rewire their entire backend infrastructure to host their products on platforms like AWS, GCP, or Azure?
September 30, 2021
How to Use Notifications to Build a Game in 36 Hours
Matt Gaber, a recent grad from UMD, built a game using Courier at the 2021 Bitcamp Hackathon. Let's dive into how he got the idea for Package person, how he built it with Courier as a part of his suite of tools, and his reflections on the project.
June 24, 2021
From MVP to Production Ready With Serverless
In this post, we explore how we use Serverless at Courier, review some Serverless basics, and explore how Serverless has empowered our team to accomplish more with less.
June 03, 2021