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From Andy Wenk <>
Subject Re: Hi from Smileupps Team
Date Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:20:55 GMT
Hi Giovanni,

thanks a lot for your introduction. I wish you the best for your service.
And thanks in advance for your contributions. Tutorials is something we
need a lot more ;-)

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On 18 April 2015 at 11:35, Giovanni Lenzi <> wrote:

> Hi everybody,
> Thanks for sharing our tutorial link.
> I just wanted to introduce myself and the Smileupps Team in a more formal
> way. Last months, we put a lot of effort in our project, so we didn't find
> much time for socials and PR.
> As some of you may know, we are an italian team, withouth any external
> financing, interested in CouchDB growth. We started
> project in 2013, as a plain CouchDB hosting, with the mission to ease
> developer life in creating great apps. We thought CouchDB was great for it
> and we still continue to think it.
> Two months ago, we released our 2.0 version and, in agreement with the PMC,
> we renamed the project to to leave the word "Couch" out
> of it, so preventing any confusion to CouchDB community and ecosystem.
> With 2.0 we finally reached what was our target from the beginning: an app
> store for CLOUD web applications... an app-store which, being based on
> cloud apps, may really be more business-oriented and where customers may
> finally find something useful for their daily job, besides the latest
> puzzle-game or notepad.
> We wanted to let developers focus on building apps and providing support
> only, instead of worrying about side activities like housing, server
> administration, security and so on. To this purpose, we introduced a new
> cost-effective pricing model, to clearly separate app from hosting costs.
> However, we firmly don't want to lock developers with us, so we support
> only opensource CouchDB versions, to give them option to change us anytime.
> I won't write any further, you can have a look at our website:
> We wanted to introduce ourselves because, even if, with our work, we think
> we are already actively contributing to CouchDB growth, we would like to
> help further with some tutorials and articles already planned, and, if
> possible, even some marketing ideas.
> Thanks for reading and yours efforts in building this amazing product,
> --------
> Giovanni Lenzi,
> Chief Executive Officer
> Smileupps Cloud App Store

Andy Wenk
Hamburg - Germany

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