Groupon Hosts Girls Who Code

at August 17th, 2015

This summer, Groupon has been hosting Girls Who Code (GWC) in their Chicago headquarters for a 7-week summer immersion program that aims to increase the number of women in Engineering by teaching high school girls the skills they need to be successful in college and beyond. GWC is a national non-profit organization working to close… Read More

Groupon Recognized as a Top Mobile Company by Internet Retailer

at June 5th, 2015

Internet Retailer, which is one the largest ecommerce trade publications in the world, has honored Groupon as a leader in mobile commerce. At the inaugural Internet Retailer Excellence Awards, Groupon won the Mobile Commerce Award––beating out Amazon, Target and QVC. The Mobile Commerce Award is given out to the retailer showing the greatest creativity, performance… Read More

Automated App Performance Testing… Monkeys Not Included

at June 3rd, 2015

At Groupon we want to give our customers the best possible experience when using our mobile apps. A great experience is a fast experience. Achieving a fast experience requires ongoing performance testing. Our purchase order for an infinite number of monkeys was denied, so we’ve chosen to invest in test automation instead. Instead of monkeys… Read More

Groupon in VentureBeat

at February 24th, 2015

Groupon’s excited to sponsor Venture Beat’s Mobile Summit for a second straight year. Great collection of mobile entrepreneurs and a ton of awesome ideas. I wrote an op-ed for the conference about the importance of mobile testing and tracking. Check it out here.

Lightning Talk: Silence by Chris Powers

at February 4th, 2015

Lightning Talk: Silence by Chris Powers from Groupon Engineering on Vimeo. Lightning Talks are short 5-minute talks about a topic that interests you. If you would like to give a Lightning Talk, comment below or email us at! Chris Powers: Twitter Parcipate in future Lightning Talks

DMARC at Groupon

at December 17th, 2014

At Groupon we are a global company sending email in 47 countries worldwide. Our mission is to connect our customers with our merchant partners through price and discovery using email as one of the communication channels. Given the global reach and strength of our brand “bad actors” have attempted to misuse our brand and email… Read More

Groupon Selected as One of the Best Apps of 2014

at December 8th, 2014

We are all very excited that Google has named Groupon on of the Best Apps of 2014. We work very hard to make our app fun and delightful, and are happy that people love it and consistently give us great reviews. We’ve recently refreshed the UI, added your reviews and tips for many merchants, and… Read More