Ymir Report #64 ā€” 10,000 deployment milestone šŸ„³


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Carl here. You signed up to receive updates about Ymir, the WordPress serverless DevOps platform that Iā€™m building.


INTRO

As the title says, Ymir passed the 10,000 deployment milestone. It's exciting to see it being used by more people. Laravel Vapor has 3.5 million deployments so not quite at their scale yet! šŸ˜…

It's my last week in Tokyo. I did some touristic stuff in Japan last week. So didn't do a full cycle. I mainly wrapped up the code upgrade.

Otherwise, I have a lot of consulting work to do. So I'm not sure I'll get a lot of product work done. The main focus is to get the logging changes and documentation done.


PRODUCT

You can always view the history of Ymir's product development at https://ymirapp.com/changelog.

I think the code upgrade is largely done. Ymir is now leveraging PHP features up to PHP 8.2. I might try to run rector on the code base to see if it finds anything else.

The code also now passes phpstan max level. This required thousands of small code fixes. The goal is to continue to make sure Ymir's code base is as resilient as possible. Static code analysis is your first line of defence since it can detect issues in your code without you having to write tests to detect them.


MARKETING

I'm still in talks with a hosting company. As usual, this is a very slow process. I'm trying to get them to do a pilot with Ymir. We'll see what happens.

I also did a podcast last month, which I forgot to share. (I blame the fact I'd just moved to Japan šŸ˜…) I talked about Ymir on the Do the Woo emerging tech podcast.


BUSINESS

You can always view Ymir's up-to-date business metrics at ymirapp.com/open. They're updated every 10 minutes.

November is looking a bit healthier. I have a few trials going. I had one trial convert, but also one cancellation. So maybe we get to see some growth this month. šŸ¤ž

Still thinking about what to do about the agency pricing. I'll probably sit on it for a bit.

Carl

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