{ "posts": [ { "title": "2020 in Our Rear-View Mirror", "author": "Jeanette", "excerpt":"It was a year like no other, and we are grateful to be at the end of it. ", "banner": "/img/blog/2020-recap.jpg", "category": "Letters to the User", "date": "2021-01-07 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2021/01/07/2020-recap/" }, { "title": "Bebop: An Efficient, Schema-based Binary Serialization Format", "author": "LynnAndrew", "excerpt":"Powering cross-platform applications with speed, safety, and confidence. ", "banner": "/img/image.png", "category": "Technology", "date": "2020-12-09 05:30:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2020/12/09/bebop-an-efficient-schema-based-binary-serialization-format/" }, { "title": "Game on Your iPad with a Keyboard and Mouse", "author": "Lynn", "excerpt":"It’s finally here! Rainway for iPad now supports keyboard and mouse input. ", "banner": "/img/blog/ipad-mouse-kb.jpg", "category": "Gaming", "date": "2020-11-10 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2020/11/10/play-on-ipad-with-keyboard-mouse/" }, { "title": "Game Smarter, not Harder: 4 Ways to play on your Mobile Device with Rainway", "author": "Laura Lundberg", "excerpt":"2020 has been W-I-L-D! Between social distancing, mask wearing, and the Apple and Epic feud – this year is a roller coaster for gamers, and we ALL want to get off Mr. Bones’ Wild Ride. ", "banner": "/img/blog/game-smarter.jpg", "category": "Gaming", "date": "2020-09-02 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2020/09/02/game-smarter-not-harder/" }, { "title": "Rainway Eliminates Launcher Fatigue", "author": "Rainway", "excerpt":"Install and update your Steam games from one place ", "banner": "/img/blog/installs-updates.jpg", "category": "Press Releases", "date": "2020-08-11 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2020/08/11/rainway-eliminates-launcher-fatigue/" }, { "title": "Rainway Launches on Android TV and Amazon Fire TV - Apple TV to follow", "author": "Rainway", "excerpt":"Play All of Your PC Games on the Big Screen ", "banner": "/img/android-tv-feature.jpg", "category": "Press Releases", "date": "2020-07-15 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2020/07/15/rainway-launches-on-android-tv/" }, { "title": "Rainway and Proletariat Partner for Massive Giveaway", "author": "Rainway", "excerpt":"Download Rainway to Claim a Free Spellbreak Beta Key ", "banner": "/img/spellbreak-partnership.png", "category": "Press Releases", "date": "2020-05-20 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2020/05/20/rainway-and-proletariat-partner-for-massive-giveaway/" }, { "title": "Here's What's New in the May Update", "author": "Rainway", "excerpt":"More browsers. Increased productivity. Better Games. ", "banner": "/img/fureai.jpg", "category": "Changelog", "date": "2020-05-12 08:00:49 +0000", "url": "/blog/2020/05/12/heres-whats-new-in-the-may-update/" }, { "title": "Rainway Launches for Android", "author": "Rainway", "excerpt":"With the release of Rainway for Android, gamers can now play their PC games on any mobile device. ", "banner": "/img/2017-06-14-image-26.jpg", "category": "Press Releases", "date": "2020-02-18 18:00:11 +0000", "url": "/blog/2020/02/18/rainway-launches-for-android/" }, { "title": "The Rainway for Xbox Beta Is Here", "author": "Rainway", "excerpt":"Designed with gamers in mind, Rainway for the Xbox One extends services accessibility and core offering. ", "banner": "/img/xboxupdate.jpg", "category": "Press Releases", "date": "2020-01-28 18:00:28 +0000", "url": "/blog/2020/01/28/the-rainway-for-xbox-beta-is-here/" }, { "title": "Rainway Launches for iOS", "author": "Rainway", "excerpt":"Gamers can now play any PC game they own on Apple iOS devices. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/ios_launch_banner_two.jpg", "category": "Press Releases", "date": "2020-01-09 13:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2020/01/09/rainway-ios-launch/" }, { "title": "Rainway Adds Translation Support", "author": "Evan", "excerpt":"At Rainway, our mission is to enable PC gamers around the world to enjoy the gaming experience they desire. With that in mind, we are excited to announce that our latest Rainway Client and Dashboard update brings a new localization system with support for translation to new languages. ", "banner": "/img/translation.png", "category": "Technology", "date": "2019-12-09 21:51:06 +0000", "url": "/blog/2019/12/09/rainway-adds-translation-support/" }, { "title": "Announcing the Rainway for iOS Beta and More.", "author": "Andrew Sampson", "excerpt":"You’ve seen the teasers, you’ve shivered with anticipation, and now the wait is over. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/ios_beta.png", "category": "Letters to the User", "date": "2019-09-09 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2019/09/09/rainway-ios-beta/" }, { "title": "A Touch of Love for Our Progressive Web App.", "author": "John", "excerpt":"A new level of quality that makes make your Rainway experience reliable, fast, and engaging. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/android-still.jpg", "category": "Technology", "date": "2019-08-19 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2019/08/19/android-touch/" }, { "title": "Bringing PC Games to Mobile with Flutter", "author": "Lynn", "excerpt":"Flutter redefined our approach to cross-platform mobile development. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/flutter_cuphead.jpg", "category": "Technology", "date": "2019-08-06 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2019/08/06/flutter/" }, { "title": "David Perry Joins Rainway's Advisory Board", "author": "Rainway", "excerpt":"Whether it is building childhood classics or a radical idea, David’s track record speaks for itself. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/david_p.jpg", "category": "Press Releases", "date": "2019-06-26 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2019/06/26/david-perry-rainway/" }, { "title": "An Update on the Xbox One Release.", "author": "Andrew Sampson", "excerpt":"Everything you need to know about our upcoming Xbox Launch. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/xboxupdate.jpg", "category": "Letters to the User", "date": "2019-05-29 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2019/05/29/xbox-status-update/" }, { "title": "Open Sourcing Metapod, Personalized Executable for All.", "author": "Andrew Sampson", "excerpt":"Supercharge your user onboarding, track conversions, watermark your applications, and much with our latest release. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/metapod.png", "category": "Technology", "date": "2019-05-14 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2019/05/14/open-source-metapod/" }, { "title": "An Update on Rewind and Our Roadmap", "author": "Andrew Sampson", "excerpt":"We’re changing gears so we can better serve you. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/rewind-home.jpg", "category": "Letters to the User", "date": "2019-04-08 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2019/04/08/rewind-update-release-roadmap/" }, { "title": "Rainway Announces Upcoming Xbox One Release Calendar", "author": "Rainway", "excerpt":"Designed with gamers in mind, Rainway for the Xbox One extends services accessibility and core offering. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/Rainway+Xbox+Home+Screen-min.png", "category": "Press Releases", "date": "2019-03-22 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2019/03/22/xbox-one-release-announce/" }, { "title": "Rainway 1.0.7: Lightspeed Streaming with Frameless Encoding", "author": "Lynn", "excerpt":"With the new update, Rainway is the smoothest way to play games in your browser. Here’s how we pulled it off. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/coffee.jpg", "category": "Changelog", "date": "2019-03-13 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2019/03/13/what-is-new-in-170/" }, { "title": "Rainway Launches Hardware Agnostic Game Streaming Service.", "author": "Rainway", "excerpt":"PC gamers install Rainway’s software on their home PC, turning it into a powerful game streaming server. Over half a million games were played via Rainway during its beta such as Fortnite, Destiny 2 and more on a variety of remote devices. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/launchimage.png", "category": "Press Releases", "date": "2019-01-31 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2019/01/31/rainway-launches-hardware-agnostic-game-streaming-service/" }, { "title": "Project Quantum — We’re Going Native.", "author": "Andrew Sampson", "excerpt":"Project Quantum — We’re Going Native. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/10pKSAlYJMwzjk0GD5iawWw.png", "category": "Technology", "date": "2018-11-19 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2018/11/19/project-quantum-were-going-native/" }, { "title": "Here’s What’s New In Rainway 0.6.0", "author": "Andrew Sampson", "excerpt":"We have our nose to the grindstone as we continue to make big leaps in our underlying technology. Our launch date is fast approaching and we want to ensure Rainway is as fast and stable as possible before that day comes. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/1PDqPDEa3SejGEx8JBmNDEQ.png", "category": "Changelog", "date": "2018-11-03 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2018/11/03/heres-whats-new-in-rainway-060/" }, { "title": "Scaling Millions of Connections with a Zero-propagation Dynamic DNS", "author": "Andrew Sampson", "excerpt":"This is the second in a series of blog posts in which we outline our experience with developing the first HTML5 game-streaming service for the web. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/1OXdrObpOKkjTEkWhYIeXPA.png", "category": "Technology", "date": "2018-09-29 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2018/09/29/scaling-millions-of-connections-with-a-zero-propagation-dynamic-dns/" }, { "title": "Clearing the Air", "author": "Andrew Sampson", "excerpt":"Hey there! ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/1X46CVZOVmX4Vu8_OrTaxvg.png", "category": "Letters to the User", "date": "2018-09-28 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2018/09/28/clearing-the-air/" }, { "title": "Here’s What’s New In Rainway 0.5.0", "author": "Andrew Sampson", "excerpt":"We’re on track to reach 1.0 later this year, ushering in the brand new Rainway. Until then though, we are more than happy to share our continued improvements to the underlying Rainway technology. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/1XhwgMcC-ACdCd-AJ78A6SQ.jpeg", "category": "Changelog", "date": "2018-09-23 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2018/09/23/heres-whats-new-in-rainway-050/" }, { "title": "Building a Cross-browser, Cross-platform, Real-time Game Streaming Protocol", "author": "Andrew Sampson", "excerpt":"This is the first in a series of blog posts in which we outline our experience with developing the first HTML5 game-streaming service for the web. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/1RzcU0hjMGtSHMRYbB2Vbbg.jpeg", "category": "Technology", "date": "2018-09-17 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2018/09/17/building-a-cross-browser,-cross-platform,-real-time-game-streaming-protocol/" }, { "title": "The Road Forward: Building The Best Gaming Application", "author": "Andrew Sampson", "excerpt":"In early 2017, we decided to pivot and focus all of our efforts on building Rainway. We knew from the start it would be hard; we threw ourselves at our problems, evolved our technology, and after months of iteration we launched January 20th, 2018 to great fanfare, and many overloaded servers. It’s hard to believe that nearly a year has come and gone since our launch. Still fresh in my mind is that morning, servers bursting into flames and frantic Slack messages being sent. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/1WU4d3hPjTKIu2L0Way9u_w.png", "category": "Letters to the User", "date": "2018-08-31 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2018/08/31/the-road-forward-building-the-best-gaming-application/" }, { "title": "Play Overwatch (and anything else) in your browser with Rainway", "author": "Andrew Sampson", "excerpt":"I think it goes without saying we have a deep love for the web. All the way back in 2015 when Evan and I started Ulterius we set out to bring the PC into the browser. Not long into that journey we started testing the idea of playing a video games too (I’ll never forget the day we couldn’t understand why classic doom didn’t like our input.) ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/0_4RQX4JZdmO48OSN.jpg", "category": "Gaming", "date": "2018-08-02 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2018/08/02/play-overwatch-(and-anything-else)-in-your-browser-with-rainway/" }, { "title": "Introducing Native Keyboard Input For Chrome", "author": "Andrew Sampson", "excerpt":"Since our launch in January, we’ve been looking for ways to drastically improve the way people play their favorite games via the browser. One limitation we’ve faced is lackluster control over how we currently user input. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/1hLrI4HGGWTNwCKu4_ZBaNw.png", "category": "Technology", "date": "2018-07-27 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2018/07/27/introducing-native-keyboard-input-for-chrome/" }, { "title": "How We Discovered a Virus Infecting Tens of Thousands of Fortnite Players", "author": "Andrew Sampson", "excerpt":"Fortnite is the most popular game right now; it’s a genuine cultural phenomenon that is sweeping the world. Sadly, where there is a popular channel there will always be malicious actors. Today we want to diverge from our usual tech and vision blogs and share with you a journey of something surreal. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/1wznEkoqJXdMwkkyhHReHaA.jpeg", "category": "Security", "date": "2018-07-02 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2018/07/02/how-we-discovered-a-virus-infecting-tens-of-thousands-of-fortnite-players/" }, { "title": "Encryption For All", "author": "Andrew Sampson", "excerpt":"We’ve talked a lot about our fast game streaming technology; however, today we wanted to talk about something even more critical. Security. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/1GGs5lvXR8GZAimbDGXTM9A.jpeg", "category": "Security", "date": "2018-06-25 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2018/06/25/encryption-for-all/" }, { "title": "What Game Streaming Means for the Future of Gaming", "author": "Andrew Sampson", "excerpt":"Around 2005 a pivotal switch flipped in digital entertainment, the introduction of online streaming. Companies like Spotify and Netflix would emerge to reshape forever how we listened to music and watched our favorite shows and movies. However, all the way back in 2000 a company called G-cluster demoed something amazing at E3 — the ability to stream and play games. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/15Q7PjoicnTZovTvkqza0Zg.png", "category": "Gaming", "date": "2018-06-14 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2018/06/14/what-game-streaming-means-for-the-future-of-gaming/" }, { "title": "Open Sourcing Forecast, An HTTP and WebSocket Tester.", "author": "Andrew Sampson", "excerpt":"At Rainway we are managing thousands of users connections, and this does not come without some headache. No two networks are the same, and as we like to say, the internet is held together by duct tape and glue. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/1MXpbiGjsoVgfZxPTJ22EnQ.jpeg", "category": "Technology", "date": "2018-06-12 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2018/06/12/open-sourcing-forecast-an-http-and-websocket-tester/" }, { "title": "What Is New In 0.3.0?", "author": "Andrew Sampson", "excerpt":"It has been awhile since the last Rainway patch was released and what better time to do so than the week of E3? Let’s go on a journey of what our team has been working hard on the last few weeks. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/1UtLFfD--KHUuVIHlC8iK2Q.jpeg", "category": "Changelog", "date": "2018-06-10 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2018/06/10/what-is-new-in-0.3.0/" }, { "title": "There's No Place Like Home", "author": "Andrew Sampson", "excerpt":"At the beginning of this year, our team relocated out to Washington to join the Techstars Seattle class of 2018. For a long time, we told ourselves this was only temporary, that soon we’d reunite with the many Peachtree streets of Atlanta and relive those sweltering days of summer. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/1KSNF1hkDwc1hLCpCQJqoDg.jpeg", "category": "Letters to the User", "date": "2018-05-10 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2018/05/10/there's-no-place-like-home/" }, { "title": "Responsible Disclosure Procedure", "author": "Andrew Sampson", "excerpt":"We at Rainway take user security very seriously, which is why it is very important for us to make it as easy and clear as possible for people to alert us to potential security concerns. The proper procedure should you find such a bug is as follows: ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/1bcPjbnBnEMd7YEGIRq2PTw.jpeg", "category": "Security", "date": "2018-04-25 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2018/04/25/responsible-disclosure-procedure/" }, { "title": "Rainway Game Streaming + Racing = 💖", "author": "Andrew Sampson", "excerpt":"Project Cars 2Racing games are pure fun. They enable you to drive (and crash) some of the worlds most exotic cars with your only worries being coming in 1st and beating your best lap time. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/16gqD9kMglmeCmEl5HA7FkA.jpeg", "category": "Gaming", "date": "2018-04-16 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2018/04/16/rainway-game-streaming-racing/" }, { "title": "Our Core Mission: Games First", "author": "Andrew Sampson", "excerpt":"Since our launch just 3 months ago we’ve made a lot of progress in the development of our core technology. Bringing real-time game streaming to the web was no easy task — but we built the worlds fastest streaming protocol to do just that. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/1rHr8FyGlT7sNLw8DU7Mjgg.jpeg", "category": "Gaming", "date": "2018-04-11 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2018/04/11/our-core-mission-games-first/" }, { "title": "The Art of Pivoting: How We Built Rainway", "author": "Andrew Sampson", "excerpt":"We do the things we do not because they are easy, but because they are hard.Towards the end of 2015 my co-founder Evan Banyash and I started working on a piece of free, open-source software called Ulterius. The goal in our mind was simple, create an all-in-one solution that enabled us to manage any computer from a web browser. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/1zbOaEIl8OjgibyCVJvdEFQ.jpeg", "category": "Gaming", "date": "2018-02-15 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2018/02/15/the-art-of-pivoting-how-we-built-rainway/" }, { "title": "Recognizing Millions of Games Instantly", "author": "Nura Nubani", "excerpt":"When we started creating Rainway we set out to build a service that was user-friendly and did away with manual configuration. Part of this process takes place in our advance game analysis engine, Mist(we have a running joke that all internal projects are named after water-related things). Mist is a powerful engine capable of scanning a users computer in just a few milliseconds going through millions of different game titles. This isn’t just limited to PC games, but also ROMs dating all the way to the 70s, making Mist as versatile as the PC platform itself. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/1tcQmyFO9zDPJN6chaqmydw.jpeg", "category": "Technology", "date": "2017-12-29 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2017/12/29/recognizing-millions-of-games-instantly/" }, { "title": "Real-time Communication For Everyone", "author": "Andrew Sampson", "excerpt":"Today we’re open sourcing Spitfire, our WebRTC library that enables real-time communication with web browser. ", "banner": "https://images.rainway.com/cdn/1ekyuC9cuoAYOFdsizWAzXg.png", "category": "Technology", "date": "2017-09-06 00:00:00 +0000", "url": "/blog/2017/09/06/real-time-communication-for-everyone/" }, { "title": "Tracking and Managing Processes on Windows", "author": "Andrew Sampson", "excerpt":"Today we open sourced our process management library, Warden. It aims to simplify tracking processes and their children across Windows. For this development blog we wanted to dive into why we needed to create this library. 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