Vincent Ritter

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Sublime Ads

A privacy focused ad management service for your apps, websites and others.

Sublime Ads is a platform to allow you to manage and serve your very own ads in your own apps, on your websites, or other services using a simple API, or a lightweight drop-in JS script. You are in complete control on what you want to show, and how.

Everything is in one place and is easy to manage, no need to write your own custom solution. On top, Sublime Ads is privacy conscious to you and your users. Only taps/clicks will be registered for served ads and nothing else (can also be disabled per ad). I also don't use any tracking for the web application and other things, just like the internet is supposed to be.

Launching as an MVP product, very soon, to satisfy my very own needs as a developer with multiple apps and sites.

Visit the website here.

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I’m slowly sending out emails to every single one of you that has been on the developer preview for Sublime Ads… taking me a little bit longer than I thought though 😋 Two emails done, more to go as the evening progresses ✌️❤️

Sublime Ads is launching on Monday, February 1st, 2021. More details to come tomorrow and as I go.

Set the date in your calendar app of choice, make a sticky note... write it on your... hand (or head... whatever works).

Excited ✌️❤️

New logo for Sublime Ads! I love the purple and pink combo. Just gives it more life and also follows the colours I use on the site. Let me know what you think.

Worked on a little stats counter, that increments, for all API requests to Sublime Ads. As I only know about this month (I didn’t keep any past months), I decided to start it as of this year. Just tinkering, but was fun.

63% faster… 😂

Added a dedicated help section to Sublime Ads. Now floats at the bottom right. Clears up the header a little too. Happy with it.

Added a dedicated status page for Sublime Ads. I did have monitoring with updown.io, and still have… but decided to go with Oh Dear for this one — good opportunity to try something new. Might just try and integrate that into my Status app.

An "update" screen anyone? Thought it would be cool. Was a bit of a pain today, as my brain is certainly not functioning today — but I got there at the end.

Sublime Ads

Soooo… extended response time has been solved. It was my router/pi.hole 🤬 What a massive waste of time.

Have been seeing some unexplained latency to requests going to Sublime Ads. Last week I had an average response time of around 200 - 300ms… but over the weekend it went up to 1.7 seconds. Investigating. Hopefully it’s just the server disk or something.

Spent the evening working on a dark mode theme for Sublime Ads. Going great! Just need to work on the Settings screen and it’s ready.

(demo content shown)

The new Sublime Ads homepage is now live ✌️ It says coming soon 😋 I’m really holding myself back not to enable registration before February 1st, 2021. Still a few things to sort. Removed the "pre-register" also, sticky notes to remind yourself are better IMHO.

Thanks so very much to Ian (Micro.blog: @TheDimPause, Web: thedimpau.se) for using Sublime Ads on his site. Another use case that I didn’t even think about, book recommendations! Love it ❤️

So, this is basically how I design everything and anything to do with web or apps:

This particular example was for the new homepage (preview is here) for Sublime Ads. Most of it is in my brain. Works for me.

Today I recorded a short demo video for Sublime Ads… I was nervous, but you can find it at the bottom of the new and upcoming homepage. Guess I need to do more, and get better at it. Feedback welcome… 😬 I will stick with this one until I have launched.