Third-Party App Developers Rejoice: No More Polling For Autodata

Thursday, April 20, 2017
By bsoule
Some kind of skeleton robot playing fetch with a bone

In case you’re not a programmer and the title didn’t already scare you off, we’ll start by explaining why this matters for end users. Until now, anyone who wrote a 3rd-party autodata integration — automatically sending data to Beeminder — had to implement their own strategy for how often to check for new data. Typically this would... »

Newbee Corner: Beemind Your Writing (By Word Count, Automatically)

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
By dreeves
Beeminder logo holding Google Docs and Dropbox logos

For the last National Novel Writing Month we announced our new official URLminder integration. Well it’s been several months now and that integration has come a long way. So we wanted to both tell you about how... »

Learning a Language with Beeminder

Thursday, March 16, 2017
By Alex Strick van Linschoten
Beeminder in Arabic!

This is a guest post by Alex Strick van Linschoten, an ultra hardcore Beeminder fan since 2012. Alex has said he that almost couldn’t have gotten his PhD without Beeminder (which we’re delighted to say isn’t the only time we’ve heard that)... »

Our Label Ontology For Issue Tracking

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By dreeves
Collage of bug labels

We’re pretty transparent about how we do things here in the beehive. We share revenue graphs and anything else you’d care to know. But I know the big question on everyone’s mind has been “what labels do they use for bugs in their issue tracker?” Well here I am... »

Newbee Corner: What Happens When I Email Support?

Friday, February 10, 2017
By Chelsea Miller
Picture of a pencil telling an eraser, 'you just don't seem very supportive'

At some point in your Beeminder experience, you may find yourself needing to contact support. Usually this is because your goal has derailed — but you actually did your goal and just forgot to tell Beeminder about it! A fair amount of people apologize for this and ask if... »

Press Roundup to Trump All Press Roundups

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
By Lillian Karabaic
"The Story of How Things Came to Bee" Introduction

Last week we had a reporter contact us looking for examples of commitment contracts involving Donald Trump. She was wondering if anyone uses anything Trump-related as an anti-charity or... »