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Effective Profiling in Google Chrome

By Nikola Đuza on

A deep dive into profiling with Google Chrome DevTools and Lighthouse.

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How to Monitor Your Host Metrics Automatically

By Stefan Verkerk on

Dive into Host Metrics the easy way and skip percussive maintenance.

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Getting Started With System Tests in Rails With Minitest

By Maud de Vries on

Dive into instances when generic methods are worth replacing with specific alternatives, illustrated by cleaning up strings.

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AppSignal Ruby Gem 2.10: Better Diagnose (And More)

By Tom de Bruijn on

We've released AppSignal for Ruby version 2.10 with several improvements focused on better support.

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Monitoring the Erlang VM With AppSignal's Magic Dashboard

By Stefan Verkerk on

In this post, we walk through monitoring the Erlang VM with the metrics automatically shown in AppSignal's Magic Dashboard.

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How to Get Your Elixir Application Ready for CI/CD

By Alex Koutmos on

Explore a wide array of Elixir ecosystem tools that can help you create top-notch CI pipelines.

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Rails is Fast: Optimize Your View Performance

By Swaathi Kakarla on

You'll learn some effective performance and optimization techniques that you can use to speed up your Rails app.

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Pros and Cons of Using structure.sql in Your Ruby on Rails Application

By Daniele Pestilli on

Discover the major differences and benefits of using structure.sql vs schema.rb in your Ruby on Rails application.

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Top 10 AppSignal Blog Posts in 2019

By Milica Maksimović on

Check out the most appreciated posts on our blog in 2019.

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How to Use Broadway in Your Elixir Application

By Alex Koutmos on

Discover how Broadway can help you create highly concurrent data processing pipelines in your Elixir app.

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Configurable Ruby Modules: The Module Builder Pattern

By Michael Kohl on

Explore how to implement configurable modules in Ruby — a technique sometimes referred to as the Module Builder Pattern.

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JavaScript Errors: An Exceptional History - Part II

By Adam Yeats on

We continue our deep dive into JavaScript errors. This time, we look at how to handle them in your code today.

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