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Exploring Node.js Async Hooks

By Diogo Souza on

Let's experiment with Node.js async hooks.

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Monitoring Any System with StatsD and AppSignal's Standalone Agent

By Tomas Fernandez on

To extend monitoring everywhere and have all data in a single place, check out our standalone agent.

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The Diagnose: How Support Works at AppSignal

By Adam Yeats, Milica Maksimović on

We released the diagnose tool to make the Node integration debugging even smoother.

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Rails Concerns: To Concern Or Not To Concern

By Nikola Đuza on

Should you be concerned about Rails concerns?

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Improved Pagerduty Integration with Detailed Alerts

By Stefan Verkerk on

You can now add the revision of the code, the namespace, and the hostname to your alerts.

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Node.js Resiliency Concepts: Recovery and Self-Healing

By Andrei Gaspar on

Boost your Node.js process management and server management skills.

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Going from Consulting to SaaS

By Roy Tomeij on

This is what we learned taking AppSignal from a 20% time side-project to a business serving thousands of developers.

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Getting Started With Web Vitals in Next.js

By Diogo Souza on

Discover more on Web Vitals from the Next.js perspective.

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Testing the Tricky Parts of an Absinthe Application

By Devon Estes on

In this post, we'll go through ways of making testing Absinthe easier

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Identifying and Resolving a Kafka Issue With AppSignal

By Robert Beekman on

In this post, I'll tell you how we used AppSignal to detect and resolve an issue we had last week with our Kafka brokers.

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Security Best Practices for Node.js

By Diogo Souza on

Let's go through the most critical security risks for Node.js web applications.

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AppSignal Ruby Gem 2.11: Active Job and Friends

By Tom de Bruijn on

We just released Ruby gem 2.11 which includes a big overhaul of Active Job support, and many other improvements

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