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Welcome to the Mux Blog

We’re a team of engineers, marketers, designers, all passionate about video and the work we create together. Welcome to our blog about video.

A very classy looking anthropomorphic video tape recorder with tape coming out.
05/17/22May 17, 2022(3 minutes ago)
4 min read

We're getting Mux folks together for a soiree. Some might even call it a user conference.

Matthew McClureby Matthew McClure
Company4 min read
We're doing the conference thing: The Mux Informational is coming to a screen near you for free on May 24. Here's why we're doing it, and why you should join.
Announcing the Mux Startup Program
03/01/22March 1, 2022(3 months ago)
3 min read

Announcing Mux for Startups

Justin Forthby Justin Forth
Company3 min read
We’ve got some awesome news. We’re giving startups access to tons of credits to get started using Mux for free. Startups are eligible for at least $500 in Mux Video credits. We also have specific cred ...
Building Analytics at Mux
02/18/22February 18, 2022(3 months ago)
10 min read

Building Analytics at Mux

James Isbellby James Isbell
Company10 min read
We’re building more than just better video at Mux. We’re also building the teams, systems, and culture that help power online video for developers everywhere.
Going live is too hard.
12/22/21December 22, 2021(5 months ago)
2 min read

Going live is too hard.

Lan PajePaul Kleinby Lan & Paul
Company2 min read
Stream Club set out on a mission to make it easier to build live streaming applications. And today, the platform is joining forces with Mux to make that shared mission a reality.
Stream Club is joining Mux!
12/22/21December 22, 2021(5 months ago)
4 min read

Stream Club is joining Mux!

Jon DahlPhil Cluffby Jon & Phil
Company4 min read
We're excited to announce that Stream Club, a platform that makes it easy for customers to build live video broadcasts and create studio-like experiences, is joining Mux!
An illustration of Steve Ballmer saying "developers, developersl, developers"
12/14/21December 14, 2021(5 months ago)
5 min read

Being a great developer product company is more than building products for developers

Steve HeffernanMatthew McClureJon DahlAdam Brown
Company5 min read
Developer product companies, despite massive success in some cases, are still early, and the playbooks aren’t as developed.
Wonder Twin powers activate
10/27/21October 27, 2021(7 months ago)
3 min read

Partnership powers, activate

Eric Eliaby Eric Elia
Company3 min read
Introducing the Mux Partner Program. With our cloud alliances, platform, and solution partners, our goal is to simplify and speed time to market for our customers.
Designed pages with watercolor
08/09/21August 9, 2021(9 months ago)
5 min read

Meet the Mux Product Design team!

Diana DeMarco Brownby Diana DeMarco Brown
Company5 min read
Get to know the team that's designing great user experiences for developers.
Online video is changing and Mux is growing
04/30/21April 30, 2021(a year ago)
4 min read

Online video is changing and Mux is growing

Jon Dahlby Jon Dahl
Company4 min read
We raised some money! $100M Series D; Coatue, Accel, A16Z; several other great investors, like Cobalt, Dragoneer, and HubSpot Ventures; etc. This would have come as a bit of a surprise to me not too l ...
grow
04/05/21April 5, 2021(a year ago)
7 min read

Onboarding new hires from home, the office, and everywhere in between

Venus NajeebBecca Axvigby Venus & Becca
Company7 min read
Like video, onboarding at a new company is hard. At Mux, we’ve put a lot of thought into onboarding and our goal is to have every new hire fully ramped in 90 days.
Building better docs at Mux with Next.js, Open API, Algolia and SwaggerParser
03/30/21March 30, 2021(a year ago)
12 min read

Building better docs

Dylan Jhaveriby Dylan Jhaveri
Company12 min read
We shipped a shiny new docs site: docs.mux.com. This is the story of why and how we did it. Today, I’m going to talk about some of the usability testing we did that led to that decision, and about how ...
Why video is awesome
01/13/21January 13, 2021(a year ago)
5 min read

Why video is awesome

Jon Dahlby Jon Dahl
Company5 min read
I'll admit it: I'm a video nerd. I’ve worked on video for a long time, since I first hacked together a Ruby library that wrapped ffmpeg into a basic transcoder, 12 (!) years ago. RIP, rvideo. Of cour ...
Mux in 2020: a (very strange) year-end review
12/21/20December 21, 2020(a year ago)
3 min read

Mux in 2020: a (very strange) year-end review

Jon Dahlby Jon Dahl
Company3 min read
I know it’s a cliche, but: wow, what a year. "Hope you're staying positive and testing negative," as we've all written in about 75,000 emails. A lot happened in 2020 at Mux. Here are some highlights. ...
Remote @ Mux
08/17/20August 17, 2020(2 years ago)
6 min read

Remote @ Mux

Jon Dahlby Jon Dahl
Company6 min read
Here at Mux, we are implementing a remote-equal policy. This means that employees working in a core office aren't privileged over employees working from smaller offices or from home.
Is this a hacker?
07/31/20July 31, 2020(2 years ago)
3 min read

Announcing the Mux bug bounty program

Phil Cluffby Phil Cluff
Company3 min read
Today we're really excited to announce the opening of the Mux bug bounty program. Since we started Mux, we've worked hard to ensure Mux is a safe and secure environment for our customers and their vie ...
developers, developers, developers
07/27/20July 27, 2020(2 years ago)
5 min read

Developer, Developer, Developer Experience

Dylan Jhaveriby Dylan Jhaveri
Company5 min read
When we use the term "developer experience," we mean our customers are the developers and we're wholly focused on building their experience. Check out our open DevEx roles!
David Byrne dancing
05/04/20May 4, 2020(2 years ago)
14 min read

Let's just design our own corporate blog

Steven Striegelby Steven Striegel
Company14 min read
At Mux we spend a significant amount of effort writing blog posts. We had been dissatisfied with our blog situation for far too long and we finally decided just to design and develop our own.
Best Places to Work 2020
05/04/20May 4, 2020(2 years ago)
4 min read

Mux named one of the Best Places to Work

Becca Axvigby Becca Axvig
Company4 min read
Mux has been named among the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in 2020. See why.
Secret Santa at Mux
04/30/20April 30, 2020(2 years ago)
4 min read

Actually, now is the time to join Mux

Jon Dahlby Jon Dahl
Company4 min read
A year ago, I wrote a blog post called Now is the right time to join Mux. I want to apologize for that blog post. In it, I asserted that April of 2019 was the right time to join Mux. It turns out I wa ...
Ticker message
01/21/20January 21, 2020(2 years ago)
4 min read

No BART terminals were hacked in the making of this ad

Bonnie Pecevichby Bonnie Pecevich
Company4 min read
In the process of creating a BART ad for the first time, we had some learnings that we thought we would share that could hopefully help someone else on their out-of-home ad buying journey.
The building blocks of connected fitness
11/27/19November 27, 2019(2 years ago)
4 min read

The building blocks of connected fitness

Eric Eliaby Eric Elia
Company4 min read
Mux announces partnerships with coaching and music platforms to power the next generation of fitness products.
Patterns and anti-patterns in company values
11/06/19November 6, 2019(3 years ago)
7 min read

Patterns and anti-patterns in company values

Jon Dahlby Jon Dahl
Company7 min read
Company values can be exceedingly valuable, or they can be beyond worthless. You’ve probably rolled your eyes at company values at some point. Every time I see a list like “quality, integrity, and res ...
11/01/19November 1, 2019(3 years ago)
2 min read

Mux Contributor Program

Dylan Jhaveriby Dylan Jhaveri
Company2 min read
Mux officially has a contributor program! We have a lot of open source repos and we love accepting contributions from outside developers. One obvious place to contribute is our open sourced API SDKs f ...
Why we speak
09/24/19September 24, 2019(3 years ago)
3 min read

Why we speak

Matthew McClureby Matthew McClure
Company3 min read
At Mux, we encourage everyone across all teams to participate in speaking opportunities. Read about why we feel so strongly about its value.
What’s coming at Mux