Hello, my name is…

By Kat Soong on Nov 10, 2011 in Stories

The people have spoken. From this day forth, our robot will be named Djedi, the little robot sent in to loyally discover hieroglyphs. Thanks to our winner, @danielabbas for submitting this name and to everyone else who participated!! Here’s a little background on the origins of Djedi. Djedi is said to be the first magician,…

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Name My Bot Contest Continued…

By Kat Soong on Nov 02, 2011 in Stories

As most of you know, for the past week we’ve been collecting names for our nameless robot via Twitter. Due to the influx of awesome names, we’ve decided to let you pick your favorite out of our top 3. Vote on Facebook today! Can’t wait to find out what our robot’s name will be!!!! Stay…

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Name My Bot Contest!!!!

By Kat Soong on Oct 25, 2011 in Stories

Our Gliffy robot has a bunch of different costumes but no name :( We want YOU: our friends, colleagues, users, fans, and followers to participate in the Gliffy Robot Naming Contest! Starting today through October 31, we will be collecting any and all names via Twitter (#NameMyBot). The final winner will be announced shortly thereafter…

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Gliffy.com website updated: Now with more robots

By Chris Kohlhardt on Jun 02, 2011 in Stories

Last night we pushed out a major update to our website. We’ve been working on this update for quite some time, so we’re super excited to get this out there. We’d love to hear about any feedback you might have out the new look! I wanted to send out a special thank-you to the people…

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Looking for super awesome Javascript / HTML5 programers

By Chris Kohlhardt on Aug 26, 2010 in Stories

Gliffy is looking for an awesome client side software developer who is interested in working on our highly interactive web based diagram editor with some other very smart and creative developers. We’re a bootstrapped, profitable software company with a focus on bringing great experiences to customers. Benefits include (but are not limited to) a company…

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Gliffy.com service outage update

By Chris Kohlhardt on Jun 21, 2010 in Stories

Starting at approximately 2:20PM PDT on Sunday June 20th, the Gliffy.com website came under a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. A DDoS attack is when the bad guys use many many hacked computers to send arbitrary requests at our servers. This in turn overwhelms our servers which can’t handle the massive amount of traffic….

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Gliffy Online Update: Know Venn to say Venn

By Clint Dickson on May 17, 2010 in Stories

Just can’t believe we’re almost into the middle of 2010 already! How does the saying go? “Time flies when you’re making diagrams”? As always, we’ve been hard at work making improvements to Gliffy. This latest update to Gliffy Online has some great new features and improvements. First, new symbols! Yes, it’s been a while since…

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Gliffy is built using OpenLaszlo, not Flash

By Chris Kohlhardt on Apr 08, 2010 in Stories

The big news out there today is that the new iPhone OS 4 SDK Developer Program License Agreement has a clause in it that essentially bans Flash applications which have been re-compiled to run on the iPhone and iPad using the Adobe CS5 cross-compiler. That means Flash applications can’t easily be ported to run on…

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