Author Archives: Arne Evertsson

About Arne Evertsson

I am Sprend.

New feature alert: View contents of zip files!

When you receive a zip file via Sprend the contents of the archive will be displayed directly in the email message. When you go to the download page the archive file listing will be there as well. We’ve limited the … Continue reading

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For The Historically Inclined

This is how Sprend looked for years before we changed the layout in October 2011. Anno 2004 was the year when Sprend saw the optical fibre of the Internet light up for the first time (the name at that time … Continue reading

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This post has been turned into a page: FAQ

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Future of Sprend

I’ve had the goal of making the Sprend project more open and transparent. But writing blog posts takes a lot of effort so I’ve hesitated. Let this be a new start. With a little luck from now on I’ll write … Continue reading

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Keeping the Sprend server happy

I’ve just blogged on my personal blog about something related to keeping the Sprend server healthy: Automatically reconnecting ssh sessions at wakeup

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I’ve been away for a month and Sprend has been rocking like a clock, humming like Volvo truck, and generally keeping users happy. That’s good. That’s nice. Mmmmm.

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Easier to receive files

I’ve just added a feature that makes it easier for those who want to receive files via Sprend. By adding a parameter to the link url the email address will be filled in already. Try out the following link: … Continue reading

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New version

I deployed build 323 this morning. There are only a couple of visible changes, and among those are two simple bug fixes in the email handling (#1, #2). But under the hood quite a few things have changed. I’ve been … Continue reading

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The site was down for almost twenty hours yesterday. Let’s start with the pathetic excuses: Our ISP had a broken cable that took a long time to repair. Obviously one needs a backup ISP for this kind of situation. I … Continue reading

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New server

A little over a month ago we retired our old server that’s been serving us since we started out with Sprend. I guess it’s obvious we needed an upgrade to increase stability and scalability. The 2.6 GHz P4 of the … Continue reading

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