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Monitoring Performance and Errors in a Django Application with Sentry

Sentry is a monitoring platform that allows developers to track errors and performance data. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to add Sentry to a Django application so that you can track and resolve any errors or performance issues that occur while your application is in production.

Retrace Power User Tips and Tricks - Error and Log Management

The explosive growth of ecommerce has slowed in the last year. But the need for businesses to deliver a great digital user experience continues to grow. Companies that don’t rely on online customer purchases can still suffer blows to revenues due to a poor online experience. Market conditions are raising the importance of Application Performance Monitoring (APM) tools to ensure every digital interaction with your company is positive. APM tools vary by design, features and functionality.

How We Run Successful Beta Tests with Error Reporting

We’ve recently completed a large beta test for our new product here at Testmo. We build a test management tool, so most of our users are professional software testers. As you can imagine, our customers are a rather critical group of users when it comes to software quality. We’ve learned some important lessons about running a large beta test and we want to share how we benefited from Sentry error reporting to identify, find, and fix issues quickly.

DevOps.JS Workshop: Tracking errors and slowdowns across JS applications using Sentry

Join Simon Zhong, Sentry Sales Engineer, as he goes through setting up Sentry step-by-step to get visibility into our frontend and backend. Once integrated, he will track and triage errors + transactions surfaced by Sentry from our services to understand why/where/how errors and slowdowns occurred within our application code. This workshop took place live at DevOps.JS Conference on March 21, 2022.

A Look at the 6 Best Python Error Monitoring Tools in 2022

Errors are the necessary evils of software development. They bring to your attention critical information about what’s wrong with your application and what needs fixing before your end-users suffer. Error monitoring tools offer significant help in this cause by aggregating all the errors and issues your applications (and their end users) are struggling with under one roof and providing valuable insights to resolve these and optimize performance.

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Error monitoring and exception handling in large-scale software projects

Large-scale software projects don't care how many unit tests you put into your code. Or how sophisticated your CI/CD pipeline is. Or how robustly you run blue-green deployments to ease into newly-deployed code. These projects will inevitably find themselves subjected to your users, who will uncover bugs your team didn't catch and didn't even think to test for.

Quickly troubleshoot application errors with Error Reporting

Are you familiar with the four golden signals of Site Reliability Engineering (SRE): latency, traffic, errors, and saturation? Whether you’re a developer or an operator, you’ve likely been responsible for collecting, storing, or analyzing the data associated with these concepts. Much of this data is captured in application and infrastructure logs, which provide a rich history of what is happening behind the scenes in your workloads.

UI Breadcrumbs for Android Error Events

In cases, when a crash happens in your Android application, you want more context on what occured before the issue — kind of like following breadcrumbs to the exception. Our SDKs automatically report breadcrumbs for activity lifecycle events, system events, HTTP requests, and many more. Now, Android developers will also see UI events listed as breadcrumbs and get the full picture of what happened without ever having to recreate the issue.

11 of the most costly software errors in history

The mere mention of a serious software error can strike fear into the heart of any developer, project manager or tech leader. The wrong error in the wrong system can be incredibly expensive and difficult to resolve, not to mention humiliatingly public. Catastrophic software errors are mercifully rare these days, but the potential for chaos, PR disasters and spiraling costs still remains.