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AppHarbor’s new pricing, a possible startup opportunity?

AppHarbor,Cloud 7 February 2012 | 3 Comments

In my two previous blog posts on AppHarbor, I’ve whined about them not supporting or caring about a few particular scenarios. These scenarios mainly fall into the “I love AppHarbors features but my site is small/low traffic/doesn’t make money” and this got me thinking. There are now going to be lots of grumpy .NET developers […]

AppHarbor’s new pricing, what I would have done

AppHarbor,Cloud 4 February 2012 | 1 Comment

As per my previous post on AppHarbor’s new pricing structure and charging each application $10 for a custom domain, several ideas have been swirling around in my head (most of them I posted to their announcement in the comments). Option 1: Reduce the free ride The free instance (now called a worker) and application of […]

AppHarbor’s new pricing is a turn off

AppHarbor,Cloud 4 February 2012 | 1 Comment

I woke up yesterday morning to see a flood of people Retweeting AppHarbor’s announcement that they have updated their pricing. Interested I read it through on my phone, my face turned white as I realised, I’ve just given a presentation last week in which AppHarbor’s free tier got people’s attention. Why I think its a […]

Migrating a legacy website to the cloud problems

ASP.NET MVC,Cloud 28 November 2011 | 0 Comments

I thought I’d just write a quick blog post to outline a few problems I’ve been having with moving a legacy ASP.NET website to the cloud, specifically AppHarbor. 1. Writing to disk. The ASP.NE website allows admin users to upload images and PDF’s to the server to be displayed to clients. With the cloud this […]