In our 15th year

Sprend started in 2004 as Thanks to the Wayback Machine we can show a screenshot of the original user interface. original-gui från 2004.png

I had traffic signs in mind when designing the logo and general ui.


In 2008 we changed the domain name to to have a more language neutral name. “Sprend” sounds a bit like “send” and can be used as a verb.

In 2011 we released the paid subscription, Sprend Pro. And last year, 2018, was the first year when our revenue was able support a full time employee, i.e. petit moi.

Slow entrepreneurship, we’ve entered our 15th year (“we” = pluralis maiestatis). The future is bright.

This post marks the reboot of the Sprend Blog.


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Easy as one-two-three

This is a step-by-step instruction on how to make software: Select one thing to do. Build it together. Confirm that users are happy. Go to 1. This method also, incidentally, summarizes Agile development. I’ve been developing software for... Continue →