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February 18, 2022 (about 2 years ago)

Building Analytics at Mux

James Isbell
By James Isbell11 min readCompany

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.

December 22, 2021 (about 2 years ago)

Going live is too hard.

Lan Paje
Paul Klein
By Lan and Paul2 min readCompany

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.

Mux + Stream Club

December 22, 2021 (about 2 years ago)

Stream Club is joining Mux!

Jon Dahl
Phil Cluff
By Jon and Phil4 min readCompany

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"

December 14, 2021 (about 2 years ago)

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

Steve Heffernan
Matthew McClure
Jon Dahl
Adam Brown
By Steve and 3 others6 min readCompany

Developer product companies, despite massive success in some cases, are still early, and the playbooks aren’t as developed.

Designed pages with watercolor

August 9, 2021 (over 2 years ago)

Meet the Mux Product Design team!

Diana DeMarco Brown
By Diana DeMarco Brown5 min readCompany

Get to know the team that's designing great user experiences for developers.

April 30, 2021 (almost 3 years ago)

Online video is changing and Mux is growing

Jon Dahl
By Jon Dahl4 min readCompany

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

April 5, 2021 (almost 3 years ago)

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

Venus Najeeb
Becca Axvig
By Venus and Becca8 min readCompany

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

March 30, 2021 (almost 3 years ago)

Building better docs

Dylan Jhaveri
By Dylan Jhaveri14 min readCompany

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 ...

January 13, 2021 (about 3 years ago)

Why video is awesome

Jon Dahl
By Jon Dahl5 min readCompany

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...

December 21, 2020 (about 3 years ago)

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

Jon Dahl
By Jon Dahl3 min readCompany

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. ...