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Announcing Stream 2.0 and Multi-Region Support

We’re very excited to announce Stream 2.0 and complete multi-region support! The new version is built on Google’s Go programming language, as opposed to Python. However, it’s important to note that Python is still used to power the machine learning for Stream’s personalized feeds. We believe this wi…

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Activity Streams Change how Google and Amazon "talk" to their Customers

The application technology space is becoming more and more competitive. The Apple App Store sits with 2.2M apps available for download today and is estimated to grow to 5M by 2020. Within every category, there are a variety of apps to choose from (maps, music, photo sharing and editing, payments, sp…

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Stream raises $3 Million from Arthur Ventures

We are excited to announce that Stream has raised $3 million from Arthur Ventures with participation from Galvanize, Techstars, and others. This puts Stream’s total funding at $4.75 million.  Stream will use this investment to expand its team and accelerate product development. Stream (getstream.io)…

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Based Mobile: A free UI Kit for Mobile Social Media

When we released Based UI Kit (our first UI Kit),  we never expected it to be used by so many people. We heard from Designers, Developers and Product Owners that Based UI really was a great asset. The only downside to the Based UI Kit was that it wasn’t focused enough on mobile. You could

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Creative Developer Marketing

If your inbox is anything like mine you get an endless amount of promotional spam. The worst offenders are recruiters, companies selling explainer videos and offshored development shops. The marketing departments at those companies have a serious lack of imagination. I’d like to think that there are…

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How We Onboard Users at Stream

Intro Building an easy-to-use API is hard, but onboarding shouldn’t be. It’s important that we, at Stream, make the onboarding experience as painless as possible for developers. Many of you have told us that our 5 minute interactive API tutorial helped you to quickly understand Stream’s API. Today, …

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Stream in 2017

Tommaso and I started Stream a little over 2 years ago. It’s been a crazy ride, from our first customer to joining Techstars in NYC. Our first funding round was a whirlwind, but we now have offices in both Boulder, Colorado and Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and we couldn’t be happier as a team. Today …

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Go client library for Feeds and Activities (beta)

Introduction Open-source development has played a big part in our company history, so it is with great pleasure that we announce an official Go client library for GetStream.io. Two community-led projects were adapted to produce this library. We are releasing this library as version 0.9.0, and flaggi…

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Start Designing Your Feeds and Activity Streams with Our Based UI Kit for Sketch

About Stream: Stream’s APIs enable you to quickly build, scale and personalize your feeds and activity streams. The API powers feeds for more than 300 production application and 50 million end users. Try out the Stream API in this 5 minute interactive tutorial. Based UI Kit provides you with a neutr…

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Introducing Ranked Feeds

We want to share the first Beta release of Ranked Feed. Ranked Feeds allows you to take control over how your feeds are sorted and move past the simple chronological view. Ranked feeds can help improve engagement with the feed.