Updating the Application Developer and API License... →
developers: Hello fearless Tumblr app developers! Today we’re pushing a few changes to our Application Developer and API License Agreement that we wanted to make you aware of. These changes likely won’t impact the majority of you. We made a few cosmetic edits to soften and clarify language in the… Please read this if you develop on the Tumblr API!
Tumblr Engineering: TMCache: fast object caching... →
engineering: A simple write-through cache can be a powerful optimization for any system needing fast, frequent access to the same resource (i.e., almost everything ever). It’s especially true for a limited memory environment like iOS, which is also partially bound by processor and bandwidth constraints….
Blake Matheny: Open sourcing memkeys →
mobocracy: We rely on memcache pretty heavily at Tumblr, with over 10TB of cache memory available across the stack. One of the things we’ve historically had a challenging time with at Tumblr is finding hot keys. A hot key is a memcache key getting dramatically more activity than other keys. This can have a… This thing is totally rad.
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mainehustler asked: Are you tumblrbot?
How nerds say "Sorry"
echo U29ycnkgSm9obm55Lgo= | base64 -D -i- | say
Words of Wisdom
Have you tried base64 encoding it?
Turn your head, now baby just spit me out.
lakako asked: Hello John! I am implementing the tumblr's API to my site. As I understand, you are one of tumblr's developers. I want to ask you about tumblr's "reblog" functionality. On my side all API calls works fine (follow, like, info etc.) but except "reblog". I have all the time 401 error (Not Authorized) for others blogs and no error only for my own lakako blog. On the...
After SCRUM morning meeting
devopsreactions: by Azovsky Just because “Oldboy”