Building a better podcast with Contentful and Sinatra

Have you ever noticed that developers tend to be a musically inclined bunch? I dare you to find a team without a single guitarist, drummer, producer or a DJ in their midst. When the enthusiasm for both music and programming converges, Contentful provides a solid foundation for those all-important passion projects.

Teemu Tammela, on May 22, 2019

Configuring automatic backups for Contentful

In this tutorial I will explain how to set up automatic backups for your Contentful Space(s) using an AWS Lambda Function and CloudWatch for scheduling.

Edwin Maldonado, on May 15, 2019

Ramp up your productivity and host a hackathon. Here's how to do it.

Hackathons don’t have to be about losing sleep to create products or features that never go to market. Just weeks after hosting a two-day hackathon with the employees of Contentful, we’re releasing five new native and extensibility features that significantly improve our customer experience.

Kevin Barnett & Darren Duarte , on May 8, 2019

3 ways to optimize your global localization strategy

Recently the Contentful team had the opportunity to attend Smartling’s annual user conference, Global Ready™, in San Francisco. The conference brought together marketing, technology and global localization leaders from various industries, along with thought leaders from Forrester, Google and Slack.

Stacy Milman, on May 1, 2019

What we shipped: 5 new business features which are (basically) a love letter to you

Love isn’t really a thing in the tech world. Mention love in a meeting of software engineers and you’ll be met with blank stares and someone quickly wrestling the itinerary back to CLI tools or router configurations.

So, what happens when a company introduces the idea of love to the mix? And not just in a glib way, but in a way where it becomes the year’s North star; a slogan which guides meetings, management decisions and the daily attention of a 200-strong employee workforce.

Jo Fraser, on Apr 30, 2019


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