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The Wolf Pack Tactic for Monitoring Slow APIs

By Stefan Verkerk on

In this post, we will deal with monitoring external APIs and how you can prevent them from slowing you down.

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Performance, Stress, and Load Tests in Rails

By Paweł Dąbrowski on

Let's jump into theoretical and practical aspects of performance testing in Rails.

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Uptime Monitoring: A One-week Project, a Decade In the Making

By Stefan Verkerk on

In today's post, we'll explain how we went from considering uptime monitoring impossible to build, to building it in a week.

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Monitoring Memory Usage for Erlang and Elixir Applications

By Stefan Verkerk on

In this post, we'll do a quick overview of monitoring memory issues in Erlang and Elixir setups.

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Integrating AppSignal With Microsoft Teams

By Robert Beekman on

Starting now, we can notify you on Microsoft Teams when an incident occurs.

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Launching Uptime Monitoring In AppSignal

By Wes Oudshoorn on

AppSignal is your one-stop shop for application monitoring. Today, we're releasing uptime monitoring, which comes with any AppSignal plan.

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Zero-touch SaaS Bookkeeping with Stripe and Moneybird

By Thijs Cadier on

In today's post, we will show you our process for booking Stripe payments for our SaaS business in our accounting software.

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Three Ways To Avoid Duplicate Sidekiq Jobs

By Nikola Đuza on

Sidekiq is used to handle background processing. Whatever your background jobs may be, you'll eventually run into duplicate jobs. Let's see how to de-duplicate them.

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New Features: Heroku Errors and a Magic Dashboard

By Robert Beekman on

We now extract error incidents from Heroku Logplex data and have a magic dashboard for Heroku status codes.

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A Quick Guide to CO2 Offsetting for Startups

By Stefan Verkerk on

In this post, we'll take a look at how to measure your CO2 offsetting in an easy, quick and DIY manner.

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Linting Ruby Code

By Miguel Palhas on

Let's take a look at what linting is and a few problems that come with it.

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Node.js's Underrated Combo: Passport and CASL

By Diogo Souza on

In this article, we're going to explore two valuable Node.js packages — Passport and CASL — that can help you boost the security of your application by providing both authentication and authorization functionality.

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