Write in Markdown

Markdown is a plaintext format for writing on the web. It lets bloggers focus on content and designers focus on making it look great.

If the last biggest advance in real writing technology was the typewriter, I think Markdown might be the next.

Robby Ingebretsen

Faster in More Places

WhipUps has servers around the world, making it faster in more places for your visitors.

Response Times in Milliseconds
Checkpoint WhipUps WordPress Tumblr
Florida, U.S.A. 25.8 25.7 28.9
Stockholm, Sweden 40.7 117.9 102.9
Santa Clara, U.S.A. 35.6 20.1 42.2
London, United Kingdom 13.5 84.5 71.5
Madrid, Spain 68.4 123.2 124.5
Padova, Italy 44.7 224.5 104.8
Singapore, Singapore 8.5 245.1 262.9
Cologne, Germany 23.5 135.8 87.5
Munchen, Germany 37.1 135.5 99.8
Shanghai, China 51 ? 207.5
Hong Kong, China 39.9 202.4 232.3
Zurich, Switzerland 43.3 95.3 103.2
Groningen, Netherlands 21.8 99.1 87.7
Manchester, United Kingdom 13.4 94 77.4
Vilnius, Lithuania 49.5 166.2 118.7
Bucharest, Romania 62.2 ? 113.5
Bangkok, Thailand 91.4 244.4 274.9
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 19.6 253.4 255.5
Glasgow, United Kingdom 15.8 84.5 73
Lisbon, Portugal 68 170.9 123.6
Chicago, U.S.A. 36 10.5 39.7
Istanbul, Turkey 76.6 196.5 150.4
Gdansk, Poland 48.2 152.2 116.7
Cairo, Egypt 157 184.6 148.7
Buenos Aires, Argentina 30.2 ? 338.9
Belgrade, Serbia 54 119.5 107.1
Toronto, Canada 18.7 16.2 27.4
Athens, Greece 67 174.3 145.6
Sofia, Bulgaria 61.3 123 129.9
Budapest, Hungary 42.9 148.5 98.9
Paris, France 19 83.8 86
Mumbai, India 44.8 225.4 104.7
New Delhi, India 86 319 254.8
Bangalore, India 53.4 271.5 277.3
Montreal, Canada 27.8 27.3 27.2
Tokyo, Japan 2.9 153.5 207.7
Milan, Italy 35.5 136.8 94.9
Hangzhou, China 205.6 ? 235
Copenhagen, Denmark 34.5 148.2 93.2
Miami, U.S.A. 37.1 47.8 40.3
Boulder, U.S.A. 51.7 ? 49.7
St. Louis, U.S.A. 33.7 33.6 34.9
Salt Lake City, U.S.A. 50.8 53.2 73.6
Johannesburg, South Africa 198.3 270.3 261.5
Seattle, U.S.A. 9.9 74.7 70.3
Atlanta, U.S.A. 18.6 25.3 20.7
Oslo, Norway 49.7 120.9 113
Los Angeles, U.S.A. 38.6 63.1 66.2
Durban, South Africa 260.6 321.5 301
Philadelphia, U.S.A. 16.1 11.3 9.4
Charlotte, U.S.A. 20.4 17.2 20.7
Perth, Australia 52.9 283.2 294.3
St. Petersburg, Russia 256.5 136.1 119.7
Panama City, Panama 105.6 91.1 107.1
Boston, U.S.A. 18 15.7 12.1
Tampere, Finland 48.3 131.2 118.7
Prague, Czech Republic 41.2 161 111.7
Austin, U.S.A. 35.6 34.7 37.8
Ashburn, U.S.A. 1.4 2.4 7.5
Geneva, Switzerland 28.6 118.9 99.6
Porto Alegre, Brazil 18.3 171 165.4
Berlin, Germany 33.4 146.4 98.9
Frankfurt, Germany 23.4 90.1 81.8
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 114.6 250.3 289
Vancouver, Canada 43.8 74.5 65.7
Jakarta, Indonesia 25.7 293.2 291.8
Lille, France 27.8 147.6 99.8
Brisbane, Australia 17.3 225.6 244.7
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 11 135.2 127.8
Sao Paulo, Brazil 3.2 160.2 116.2
Kiryat-Matalon, Israel 72 ? 136.5
Melbourne, Australia 25.7 228.5 249.3
Antwerp, Belgium 22.9 139.1 90.3
Cape Town, South Africa 163 223.8 221
Vienna, Austria 48.7 104.9 97
Dublin, Ireland 3.1 138.2 83.3
Warsaw, Poland 95.8 199.7 199.9
Seoul, South Korea 34.6 210 202.5
Kiev, Ukraine 57 156.6 112.9
Kharkov, Ukraine 61.2 ? 116.2
Dubai, United Arab Emirates 80.4 265.8 212.7
San Jose, Costa Rica 72.4 92.4 74.4
San Diego, U.S.A. 36.2 ? 69.9
Moscow, Russia 320.5 188.6 127.6
New York, U.S.A. 18.8 18.3 9.7
Sydney, Australia 1.9 208.9 207.4
Calgary, Canada 86.5 86.9 80.3
San Francisco, U.S.A. 64 73.1 76.6
Source: Just-Ping.com

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