Web Development

The Internet of Dogs: How to Build a $50 IoT Dog Collar That Locates Your Pet

By Milecia McGregor in heroku

May 22, 2020

I love side projects. They give me the opportunity to flex my creative muscles and tinker with tech like the Internet of Things (IoT) in new ways. Fortunately, I didn’t have to look far for my next one; a common conundrum for pet owners fueled this concept for an IoT dog collar.

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Key Application Performance Metrics From the Viewpoint of a Statistician-Turned-Developer

By Tyler Hawkins in heroku

May 15, 2020

You’ve just released your new app into the wild, live in production. Success! Now what? Your job is done, right? Wrong. Now that you’ve deployed your code, it’s time to monitor it, collect data, and analyze your metrics. Without application performance monitoring in place, you can’t accurately determine how well things are going. Are people using your app? Is the app performant? Do the pages load quickly? Are your users experiencing any errors?

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Moving Away From AWS and Onto Heroku

By John Vester in heroku

April 11, 2020

In the fall of 2018, I decided it was time to put my application design and development knowledge to use in order to provide a modernized solution for my mother-in-law’s small business. Her business is designed to help find living accommodations for those relocating to the southeast part of the United States. Since the weather is warm there throughout the entire year, her clientele typically are seeking a nice climate for their retirement years.

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5 Web Dev Tools To Improve Your Productivity

By Gift Egwuenu in heroku

March 5, 2020

Time is always a scarce resource for developers. From aggressive deadlines, to multiple projects, to unexpected requirements, our time is constantly in demand. That’s why we’re always on the lookout for tools and processes that help us boost productivity. In this article, we’ll look at five web development tools that might just give you that extra boost in productivity you need.

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