After four months in beta, we’re officially ready to say 👋
What’s happened since May?
Just four months ago we launched Manifold in beta, as an easy way to find, buy and manage developer services.
Since then, we’ve been heads down building product and soliciting feedback from developers and service providers alike about their needs.
So, what’s new?
There’s a lot to cover, so we’ll touch briefly on each feature. If you have any questions about any of it, don’t hesitate to reach out.
Teams: Share your stack with your teammates
Whether you’re two friends in a garage or a large multinational engineering team spread across multiple time zones, Teams lets you share services like transactional email, logging, or PostgreSQL with just a few clicks. Your entire stack shared across your whole team, with one account and a single bill.
Projects: Organize and manage your resources
In unison with Teams, you can now use projects to organize your apps into collections. How you use projects is entirely up to you, feel free to map them to your apps, environments, or whatever your workflow demands.
CLI: Manage your services like a developer
Just about everything from the dashboard is also now available via our handy CLI. Creating resources, renaming projects, switching between teams, you name it. Now, you can now truly manage your services like a developer.
It wouldn’t be a 1.0 without documentation. We’ve added a quickstart guide, explanations of our newest features, as well as an FAQ. We consider our documentation to be a living document so please let us know if there’s anything you’d like to see.
Do you operate a developer service? Are you passionate about the developer experience and the belief that we shouldn’t settle for whatever tools are handed to us? Starting today we’re opening up applications for anyone interested in becoming a Manifold partner.
Also, in case you missed it:
A story by Manifold
Compose for us
We announced a technical content program, open to all writers who love to write about new and interesting technologies. (We will pay you to do what you love!)
We ❤️ Community
We know we’re nothing without our community, so we also announced an internal social initiative to support open source projects, causes, and communities we are passionate about.
Yes, there’s more! Today we’re also launching our v1.0 on Product Hunt, so be sure to check us out on the front page and maybe even ask us a question. Also, we’re officially launching our company and announcing our series A funding, see Jevon’s post for more details. We also have two new providers coming soon! (spoiler: it’s Graphcool and IOpipe) Lastly…
We’d love your help!
We wouldn’t have come this far without our community, and greatly appreciate your continued support. If you wouldn’t mind, we’d love to ask two favors:
- Tell us (or Tweet us) how you’re using Manifold. (Or, how you *would like to *be using* *Manifold)
- Let your friends know about us! Your feedback is invaluable, and it also makes us feel butterflies inside. :)
Thanks again to everyone in the community who continue to support us, including our founding service providers, our investors, and of course you: our customer. If you have any feedback or questions feel free to contact support or email me directly, I’d love to hear your thoughts.
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