On Monday, a little over two days ago, Webscript cofounder Steve Marx sent a single tweet announcing that Webscript was live and ready for business. Within hours, we were on top of Hacker News, and getting lots of great input and lots of trials. We thank everyone for their upvotes as well as their comments and suggestions.

We’re really excited about the enthusiastic support we’ve gotten from people who clearly want a lightweight way to get a script up and running in the cloud as easily as possible. It’s great to have a product get immediate recognition, and we want to build on that. We are very happy to have hundreds of people sign up to use our service already and to have them execute over 300,000 script requests. (To be fair, it appears that one script was responsible for well over half of those, but it’s reassuring to know that we could serve them without a problem.)

In the immediate future, we’re going to concentrate on building more illustrative examples, expanding our Lua library support, and creating additional services. We’ll write more about that as we get closer to releasing those things.

In the meantime, please let us know how we can improve Webscript to better meet your needs. Thanks again for your continued support.

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