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Feb 20, 2020   |  By Nikola uza
This blog post will explain how to effectively profile your website so that you can deal with performance pain points. We’ll go through the two most used tools in Google Chrome for profiling: Imagine that you optimized your backend and everything is running smoothly. However, for some reason, the load time of your pages is still unreasonably high. Your users might be experiencing sluggish UI and long load times. This post will help you sort these issues out.
Feb 19, 2020   |  By Stefan Verkerk
Today, we’ll dive deep into monitoring hosts. The good news is that we’ll point you to some shortcuts on how to set up host monitoring in an easy way. The bad news is that we won’t be doing any percussive maintenance on any host. To monitor hosts, you have to set a few layers in place. Doing all this by yourself would be the hard way. You may ask: “How hard could it be?”.
Feb 12, 2020   |  By Maud de Vries
In today’s post, we’ll look at system tests in Rails 6. System tests are meant to auto-test the way users interact with your application, including the Javascript in your user interface. Minitest, being the default testing framework in Rails, is a great match for system testing. With all the configuration that Rails handles for us, there are just a few steps needed before we have our first tests up and running.
Feb 5, 2020   |  By Tom de Bruijn
In case you missed it, we released Ruby gem 2.10. It focusses mostly on diagnose and configuration. Though a bit late, here’s a round-up of what’s in the release.
Feb 4, 2020   |  By Stefan Verkerk
Today, we will dive into one of the hard parts of using any monitoring - making sense out of all the data that is emitted. We think this is one of the hard parts. And being developers building for developers, we think a lot like you do – we think. Pun intended. Nowadays, we monitor AppSignal with AppSignal (on a separate setup), so we are still dogfooding all the time. We still run into challenges as you do, often before you.